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More than 3,100 Attend Library’s ArlingCon Pop Culture Convention

More than 3,100 people, many dressed in their favorite cosplay creations, attended this year’s ArlingCon at the University of Texas at Arlington. ArlingCon is the Arlington Public Library’s free annual pop culture convention that celebrates fandoms and interests across many genres.  This family-friendly event,  held in conjunction with UTA Libraries, is designed to…

Arlington Public Library’s Annual Pop Culture Convention, ArlingCon, Returns Saturday

Superhero capes may not be something you typically see as standard attire at the University of Texas at Arlington, but on Saturday, June 30, you will see everything from Godzilla stomping through the halls, to magical girls stopping evil by moonlight. ArlingCon is the Arlington Public Library’s free annual pop culture convention,…

ArlingCon Attracts Superheros, Supervillains and Other Beloved Characters

Ty Randolph drove two hours from his home in Oklahoma this weekend to judge ArlingCon’s Kids’ Cosplay Contest, where children dressed up as their favorite comic book, science fiction or fantasy characters. But this was one contest where the judge may have won the contest had he been entered. Randolph came…