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Santa Fe Celebrates George R. R. Martin Day Saturday

on March 30, 2014 - 8:41am
Author and Santa Fe resident George R. R. Martin gives a thumbs up, as Mayor Javier Gonzales declares March 29 George R. R. Martin Day in Santa Fe. In addition to writing the award-winning 'Song of Ice and Fire' book series on which the HBO blockbuster, 'Game of Thrones' is based, Martin owns the Jean Cocteau Cinema, which premiered the fourth season of 'Game of Thrones' Saturday. 'It's wonderful that the top show on television is premiering in Santa Fe in both Spanish and English,' Gonzales said. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Santa Feans queued up to sit atop the Iron Throne, the iconic seat of the kings of Westeros from 'A Game of Thrones.' Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
From left, Liam O'Brien, Mack Snyder and Reed Franco hold up tickets one, two and three for Saturday afternoon's English-language  premier of Season Four of 'A Game of Thrones.' These three hardcare fans  lined up at 10:30 a.m. Friday in order to be first at the box office Saturday morning. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
George R. R. Martin holds the proclamation that declares it George R. R. Martin day in his hometown of Santa Fe. 'Read the books, watch the series and visit Santa Fe, where we have the best food in the world!' Martin said. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Iron Throne, created from the swords of the enemies of the kings of Westeros, may not be the most comfortable seat, but fans lined up for a chance to sit in the iconic chair Saturday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

 


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