Ratha Con Dates and Locations

Ratha Con is a pop culture convention taking place on May 7 & 8th, 2016 in Athens, Ohio. The night before, on May 6th, at ARTS/West, 132 W. State St., Athens, OH. there will be an art opening of pop culture themed art and a screening of a film. Art opening at 6 pm and film at 8 pm. The main convention on May 7 & 8, 2016 will be from 10 am to 5pm both days at the Athens Community Center, 701 E. State St. Athens, OH 45701. Saturday the 7th will be followed by a costumed dance party at Casa Nueva Cantina, 4 W. State St. Athens, OH. starting at 10 pm.

The 2016 admission cost will be $10 for adults, $5 for kids 12 - 17, free for kids 11 and under. These prices are subject to change - dependant on the special guest(s).

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Larry Blake and Kiser's BBQ Shack Reminder

In case anyone missed it, here's our post about Larry Blake and Kiser's BBQ Shack, both of whom will be at Ratha Con.

Larry Blake is an Ohio native who has been writing and drawing since the age of 8. He was first published in 1973 and has been active in small-press since. Blake has been in numerous publications including: CBG, Amazing Heroes, Comic-Book Superstars, and The Ultimate Kiss Fanzine Phenomenon. He has also illustrated Dale Sherman's novel: A World Without Heroes. Blake has won a S.P.A.C.E. Life Time Achievement Award and been published in 14 countries.

Kiser's BBQ Shack is a family-owned and operated eatery that, as their website (http://www.kisersbbqshack.com) explains, specializes "in mouth-watering authentic pit-smoked BBQ." Kiser's will setting up shop outside of Ratha Con in order to provide all of us with their delicious, award-winning ribs, chicken, chopped pork, sausage and brisket. Kiser's was established in 2009 and uses homemade family recipes to ensure that their food is top-notch. They are located inside The Market on State Shopping Plaza on East State Street in Athens, and if you want to get a taste of things to come, they deliver. Just call 740-594-RIBS. 

If you want to meet Larry Blake and enjoy some delicious Kiser's BBQ at the same time, come see them both at Ratha Con.

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