No MCFI in 2021 Worldcon Bid

MCFI, Massachusetts Convention Fandom, Inc., has announced that they will no longer be running a bid to host the 2021 Worldcon in Boston. According to their statement, the committee was unable to locate affordable, workable space for the convention.

International Steampunk City

The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation will be hosting the International Steampunk City the weekend of May 6-8, 2011. The event will take place at various locations through the city of Waltham, Massachusetts, artwork, street theatre, and exhibits.

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UMass hosts SF Exhibit

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst is hosting an exhibit entitled “Uncertain Futures: Americans and Science Fiction in the Early Cold War Era.” The exhibit was put together by graduate student Morgan Hubbard and will be open for the next six weeks at the W.E.B. DuBois Library. In addition, the exhibit has an extensive on-line presence.

For more information or to view the on-line exhibit…