Main Events & Schedule

CONtraflow 2022 Programming Schedule with Descriptions
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Opening Ceremonies – Friday, Event One, 5-7pm
Meet your Guests of Honor and others and hear stirring speeches.

Art Show Reception – Friday, Art Show, 6:30-8:30pm
Meet some of our artists while having wine, cheese and snacks in the Art Show.

Bad Beth and Beyond in Concert – Friday 8-9:30pm, Event One
Our musical guest, Beth Patterson, performs as her alternate persona.

B.L.T. Dance, Presented by The Porno Patrol – Friday, Event Two, 9pm-1am
Wear your best BLACK TIE (formal wear), LINGERIE (sleepwear), or TOGA (only) and join the Porno Patrol as they celebrate 40 years of Decadence in Southern Fandom. 18+ years old to attend. ALL IDS WILL BE CHECKED AT THE DOOR. NO PHOTOGRAPHY ALLOWED IN THE BLT. Please remember to wear publicly appropriate clothes to and from dance in the hotel hallways and that NUDITY IS NOT A COSTUME. Come dance the night away with The People Your Mother Warned You About.

Charity Auction – Saturday, Event Two, 2-5pm
Bid on cool stuff and support our charity, The Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

Costume Contest – Saturday, Event One, 6:30-8pm (run through and pre-judging 5-6pm)
Show off your latest costume creations for fun and (if you win) prizes!

Art Auction – Sunday, Event Two, 2-4pm
Details on how to bid, as well as the art itself, of course, can be found in our Art Show on Friday and Saturday.

Charles Brown Memorial Hawaiian Shirt Contest – Sunday, Event One, 4-5pm
The late editor of Locus Magazine, Charles N. Brown, was known for his penchant for Hawaiian shirts.  Show off your wildest Hawaiian style shirt.  All species welcome!

Closing Ceremonies – Sunday, Event One, 5pm
Awards and results will be announced.  Moving speeches will be made.