23 March 2009
Luncheon Ticket Information
The following was
posted on the ROCProductions site and it has ticketing information:
Productions welcomes you to a unique opportunity: An intimate
conversation with RENEE O'CONNOR.
From Noon until 2:30pm on Saturday
April 18 th , in the heart of Copacabana Beach, BRAZIL, ROC
Productions will host a luncheon for Renee's Brazilian fans.
Your reservation admits you to a
beautiful lunch to be followed by (technology permitting) a
screening of Renee's new short film “Words Unspoken.”
After the screening Renee will
discuss the making of the film and answer your questions.
To end the occasion, there will be
an autograph session. Cameras are permitted, no video please.
Renee has been busying making
individual pastel pieces of art to give to each person attending,
along with a gift bag including a copy of Diamonds and Guns , a
signed photograph, and a ticket for the autograph session to sign
one additional piece guests may bring.
The price per ticket is
USD $495, with limited seating on a
first come basis. The first five guests to register
will receive a special gift at the luncheon.
Location will be announced via email
on Thursday, April 2nd. For further questions, contact
tickets go here
19 March 2009
|2009 Annual AUSXIP
Auction - 21-30 March 2009
Auction date is fast approaching on
21 March! I hope everyone is ready because this is going to be
great! We have some amazing items, some are super rare and having
gone through each one of them, I can safely say there is something
for everyone in all price ranges.
We have autographed items signed and donated for this auction from
Lucy, Renee, Adrienne, Katherine, Steven, Simone Lahbib and many
other contributors. They have graciously given of their time and
talents to help make the 2009 Annual AUSXIP Charity Auction a
success. We all realise we live in tough financial times but let's
dig a little deep this year to help those in need.
Some of the items coming up are:
and lots more..I could go on but will
have to wait to surprise you all with some more great stuff. To
prepare you all for the auction,
the FAQ is now online! If you haven't registered yet, you can go
to the user registration page
- Shark Tooth Necklace worn during Roxy 2007 concert Donated
by Lucy for this auction!
- Lucy Lawless Xena Costume - Here She Comes Miss Amphipolis -
- GORGEOUS Lucy Lawless B/W Portrait by Lida Verner and
autographed by Lucy (this 8 x 10 is just SUPERB!)
- Autographed Xena Metal Sword by Lucy
- Autographed Adrienne Portrait
drawn by Renee (the original)
- Dine with Xena Alumni - Adrienne Wilkinson and Katherine
- Have Dinner with Steven Sears!
- Boogeyman 2 DVD signed by Renee
- Renee dancing at Lucy's Concert -
Autographed by Renee
- Gabrielle Trading Cards -
Autographed by Renee
- ALA Bookmark Signed by Renee
- Ghost Town The Movie Sweatshirt
Signed by Renee
- On Location Memphis Film Festival
Hat signed by Renee
Coming up tomorrow will also be a special video message from
Adrienne about this auction filmed a few days ago!
Many thanks to everyone who participated in last year's auction!
12 March 2009
|Upcoming US VCR
The Adventures of
in the USA
Sat Mar 21 2009 : 09:00 AM ET / 08:00 AM CT
Sat May 9 2009 : 11:00 AM ET / 10:00 AM CT
11 March 2009
Dragoncon? Let's Make It Happen...
The following was posted on AUSXIP
Talking Xena's ROC Chat by
Apparently, Renee would like our help.
A friend of mine was asked by Renee's assistant to put the word out
there to write to the folks at DragonCon and ask for Renee to be a
guest. The one thing we aren't clear on is when, this year or next.
To cover our bases we wrote and suggested that Renee be asked as a
guest either this year or next. Hopefully, enough people will write
in to make it happen for Renee.
Anyway...just thought I would pass it on.
**edited to add an email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
hopefully, if they all go to the same place it will have more of an
Discuss this over at ROC Chat and also send in your email asking for
Renee to be at Dragoncon!
Appearance - Rio, Brazil - 18 April 09
03/11: Happy days for Brazillian fans, Renee will be making a
special appearance in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil sometime in April, date
to be determined!
Update 03/12: Renee has
posted the following on her site about this event (you lucky
Hello, Brazil ! I am
coming to you at last! This is going to be a small gathering, for
lunch and an intimate Q&A.
We will be coming to
you with the date and information to follow.
Renee has posted the date: 18 April 2009
Chat about this on Talking Xena ROC Chat
4 March 2009
|Words Unspoken At
Memphis Film Festival in April
excellent short film, Words Unspoken, is going to be shown at the On
Location Memphis Film Festival in April. Renee attended this event
last year (29 March 2009) for
Diamonds and Guns and she had a panel about the movie. You can
see pictures from the event.
Words Unspoken is about the road to forgiveness unfolds as a man
searches his heart to help assist in his father's dying wish
If you would like to read a review of the movie (no spoilers)
The Renee O'Connor Words Unspoken Fan Site is
The following is from the On Location Memphis Film FEstival site
Dates for the festival will take place April 23-26 at Malco's
Ridgeway Four - where we will "take over" the theatre showing films
on all 4 screens Fri-Sun. We will be making a special announcement
in the coming weeks regarding our Opening Night film scheduled for
Thursday, April 23 with red carpet treatment and (hopefully)
Stay tuned for more updates on the schedule, specific info on each
film, more film additions, workshops, special screenings for
children and Senior Citizens, and our Young Film Critics Contest!
We have many new and exciting events and elements to our festival
this year - you won't want to miss a thing!
News contributed by Missy Good
1 March 2009