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Dum-Dum 2014 will be hosted by Brad and Pat Vinson ~ Bryan, TX ~ July 31, August 1 and 2
Dum-Dum 2014 ~ Bryan, TX ~ July 31, August 1 and 2 
Hosted by Brad and Pat Vinson

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Location: LaSalle hotel in downtown Bryan, Texas
* LaSalle is a recently restored 100-year-old hotel with good free parking
* Large basement room for displays
* Bryan First Friday Celebrations: 
diversity of foods as well as live music, and art galleries and shops in a 3 block area.
* Vinson barbecue on Saturday with viewing of the Vinson art collection
* Texas A & M University in College Station is five miles away
* Bush Library is 20 minutes away
* Star of Texas Museum (where Texas declared independence from Mexico) is 40 minutes away
* Guests of Honour and other events will be announced later

Room rates and other activities will be determined by the number of registrants.
If you plan to attend, please contact Brad Vinson:
bvinson@ag.tamu.edu

DUMDUM PROGRAM SCHEDULE and Costs 
To register at the LaSalle Hotel, 120 S. Main St. Bryan, TX 
for the $90 special rate you need to call 979-822-2000 
and mention DumDum to get this rate as long as rooms are available 
but only by June 30. 

THURSDAY: July 31 

4-6 pm:
       * Registration at the LaSalle Hotel, 120 S. Main St. Bryan - hotel lobby 
       * Cost is $45 for registrants and $15 for spouse (barbeque). 
       * To receive registration packet please pay Brad Vinson, 921 N. Rosemary Dr. Bryan 77802.
       * Tables are included in the registration fee. 
6:00 pm: Greet and meet in hotel restaurant to decide to eat there or visit other dining choices.  Information will be in registration packet.
8:30: Burroughs Bibliophile Board meeting in the board room located in the basement of the hotel. 
       * Set up for the Huckster room is at the same location (adjoining room) and can be done at this time. 
       * Procedure is to get the key from the front desk and return it there.  Future meeting sites will be given.


FRIDAY: August 1

        * Hot breakfast served until 9am
 9:00 am: Huckster room opens for business 9-5 (closed at noon hour)  Setup can be done earlier that morning.
      * Opening presentation by Buddy Saunders about the new ERB book/Buddy Saunders book, "The Martian Legions: The Quest for Xonthron", published by Russ Cochran.
12 noon:  Closed for lunch  Visit art galleries
1:15 reopen
1:30:  Presentation of "The Passing of My Pal Bill" of ERB's western poem from The Bandit of  Hell's Bend.
4:00: Auction benefiting Burroughs Bibliophiles.
5:30/6:00: Dinner on your own 


SATURDAY: August 2

9:00 am:  Hot breakfast buffet closes
9:30: Leave for Texas A&M campus. 
      * We have scheduled a visit to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Collection at Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. 
      * Larry Mitchell, the director will open especially for our group.  Jeremy Brett will do the tour.  An extensive exhibit on World War I can be seen in the lobby and 2nd floor.
       * Lunch on your own- on campus/ recommend the many restaurants along University Dr. E afterwards
2:00: Visit Brad's collection-directions given that morning with transportation arranged.
5:00: Texas barbeque at the home of Brad and Pat Vinson.  Seating for 42+.


SUNDAY: August 3

        * Farewell breakfast- LaSalle breakfast buffet
A SNEAK PREVIEW OF SOME OF THE VINSON COLLECTION
http://www.erbzine.com/mag11/1188.html
http://www.erbzine.com/mag11/1189.html
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NOTE!
The Vinsons' 2014 Texas Dum-Dum will be of special interest to all
ERB-Related ART LOVERS
Not only will Brad's marvelous art collection be featured
. . . but also . . .
Dela White will be bringing a huge selection of original art from 
the incredible White Collection.
This will include drawings and paintings by
St. John, Whelan, Manning, Marsh, Krenkel, and more.

ECOF 2014 was hosted by Rudy Sigmund in Fargo, ND JUNE 19-22

Read the reports and see all the photos from this event
ERBzine PHOTO COVERAGE CONTENTS
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Intro/Contents
ERBzine 5044
Friday Banquet
ERBzine 5045
Fargo Theatre
ERBzine 5046
Audience
ERBzine 5047
Golden Lion Showtime
ERBzine 5048
Guests of Honour
ERBzine 5049
Diana Leto/Martin Powell
ERBzine 5050
Leia Barrett-Durham
ERBzine 5050a
Leia/Tom Floyd
ERBzine 5050b
Leia/Pablo Marcos
ERBzine 5051
Auction/Collectibles
ERBzine 5051a
Banquet /Awards
ERBzine 5051b
Farewell
Outtakes
TBA


2013 Dum-Dum in Louisville, Kentucky: August 8-11

CONTENTS

Introduction Page ERBzine 4540
1. Kentucky Arrival  ERBzine 4541
2. Early Bird Diners ERBzine 4542
3. Presenters and Panels ERBzine 4543
4. Friday Food at Freedom Hall ERBzine 4544
5. Huckster Room: Presenters ~ Dealers ~ Bidders ERBzine 4545
6. Banquet ~ Speeches ~ Photo Ops ERBzine 4546
7. Sunday Farewell Breakfast ERBzine 4547
8. Fan Candids and DD Swag  ERBzine 4548
9. Departure and Journey Home ERBzine 4549

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