Arisia
425 Summer Street
Boston
 MA  02210 (617)532-5324

 
Arisia is a Boston-area science fiction convention, named for a planet in the Lensman novels by E. E. "Doc" Smith. The name was chosen as an homage to an older Boston-area con, Boskone, which took the typical ending for a convention -- con -- and then altered the spelling to match the name of an organization in the Lensman books.