Now for the grand dame herself – Lt. Uhura
Lt. Uhura is my first fan girl crush. Seeing her on Star Trek as a little girl, I was mesmerized by her glamour. Being swept up by the adventures of the Enterprise crew, I too wanted a fabulous life in space with flawless eyeliner and mini-skirts.
As an adult, I gained a deeper appreciation of the character. Knowing that Gene Roddenberry wanted the Uhura to have a larger role in away missions as a communication officer. We got to more fully fleshed out
character in Star Trek:TAS and the movies.
Mission Log Podcast conducted a fascinating interview with Ms. Nichols here
As a huge Star Trek Fan, I am happy to see Trek’s renaissance in today’s pop culture. Opening today at the Paley Center and running until January 5, 2014
Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz Exhibit
“Artist Juan Ortiz’s groundbreaking effort to personify each of the series’ seventy-nine episodes, and the original pilot, through a collection of original art posters embodies his passion for the series, the transformational Sixties, and the often visceral reaction generated by each episode”
Blogger about town, Cherry Davis, attended the Exhibit Preview on Monday and here is her first look:
Interview with Nichelle Nichols about Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry & Uhura:
Juan Ortiz and Nichelle Nichols talk about the new Star Trek Poster Exhibit: