Video & Photo Highlights from
Star Trek – The Future & You
For those Trekkies that missed the “Star Trek – the Future & You” event on December 11, 2014….You’re in luck!
Check out the video and photo highlights featuring Star Trek celebrities:
- Uhura played by Nichelle Nichols
- Sean Kenney, who guest-starred as Capt. Christopher Pike in the original series
- Marc Cushman, author of “These are the Voyages – TOS: Season One”
The Star Trek event focused on the nostalgia of the original ‘Star Trek,’ and on how ‘Star Trek’ has influenced technology development here in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Specially hosted event with Marc Cushman, Sean Kenney and Nichelle Nichols. Nichelle gives a specially prepared talk. Hosted at Bluelight Cinemas in Cupertino, CA on December 11, 2014.
Specially hosted event with Marc Cushman, Sean Kenney and Nichelle Nichols. Special awards to Nichelle Nichols from City of Cupertino’s former mayor , Gilbert Wong and from Cupertino Chamber President, Darcy Paul. Q&A begins with Marc Cushman (Trek Historian and Author) leading discussion.
Specially hosted event with Marc Cushman, Sean Kenney and Nichelle Nichols. Q& A continues with Nichelle Nichols and Sean Kenney. Nichelle shares some great inside stories and Marc and Sean cover everything from working with Gene Roddenberry to challenges on the set.
Specially hosted event with Marc Cushman, Sean Kenney and Nichelle Nichols. Q&A from audience. Some from Audience ask Nichelle: “Would you sing for us ?” Nichelle responds ” At the drop of a hat ! ” Cushman says ” Would someone drop a hat out there” Sure enough , someone does and…..Nichelle sings!
Specially hosted event with Marc Cushman, Sean Kenney and Nichelle Nichols. Nichelle continues to sing. What a beautiful voice! Event wraps up with a few more Q & A and everyone hurrying to line up in the lobby for autographs and photos! Nichelle is gifted with flowers and cake celebrating her 82nd birthday!
Thank You Sponsors
- Cupertino Library Foundation (Funding for event)
- Cupertino Libary (Staff and Support)
- Bluelight Cinemas (Provided venue and coordination of event)
- Cupertino Inn (Provided rooms for all guests out of town)
- OG Sliders Restaurant (Provided special dinner event for all guests and VIPs)
- Emerging Artists Productions (Provided lighting, stage setup, and video simultcast )
- Cupertino Rotary Club (via Gary Latshaw) : Video recording of entire event
- Cupertino Chamber of Commerce: President Darcy Paul presented an award to Nichelle Nichols
- City of Cupertino: Past Mayor and Rotarian, Gilbert Wong presented a special proclamation from the City signed by Mayor Rod Sinks.