Photos and text by Kenneth K. Lam
Baltimore Convention Center
Area gearheads can pore over hundreds of cars of every size, shape and sticker price at the annual showcase this weekend. Runs through Sunday at the Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. Hours are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5-$12, with kids 6 and under admitted free today and Saturday, and kids 12 and under admitted free Sunday. Information: motortrendautoshows.com/baltimore.
With Otakon – the massive celebration of East Asian pop culture held at the Baltimore Convention Center – now in its 20th year, we wanted an insider’s view of the action.
So we turned to Carrie Wood, who has been attending Otakon since 2002 and has been actively cosplaying (for the uninitiated, that’s when fans dress up as characters from their favorite TV shows or video games) since 2003. Here’s her take on Otakon 2013.