The Future of Social Tech: Nurturing Skills and Markets for Social Impact Innovation

Join the Japan Program and the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) of Stanford University for a live streamed conference on February 23, 2023.

A gathering of Japanese and American entrepreneurs, investors, content creators, and educators to share lessons and best practices to accelerate innovation for social impact, or “social tech.” Attendees will have the opportunity to tap into environments optimal for developing skills and markets for social tech through the lens of movers and shakers in the fields of technology, music, business, research, and education.
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THE LAST ROCKSTARS Debut 2023 Concert Tour – Hollywood Palladium

YOSHIKI, HYDE, SUGIZO, and MIYAVI have formed a new band called “THE LAST ROCKSTARS.” On February 10, 2023, they ended their 2023 debut tour with a sold-out concert at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The formation of this band is a historic event, as these four accomplished musicians with impressive individual sales records and past successful collaborations with global artists have united to usher in a new era of rock.


FanimeCon 2023 to Hold Open House

FanimeCon 2023

We are happy to announce the 2023 FanimeCon Open House! At the Open House, we will pull back the curtain to show you how we make FanimeCon happen with an all-volunteer roster.

Hang out with us as we show you what it takes to put together FanimeCon – and how you can join our FanimeCon family. Meet our dedicated staff and win some prizes too!

The Open House will be held at the Guildhouse at 420 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113 on Sunday, February 5, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Source: FanimeCon 2023

FanimeCon May 27-30 in San Jose, CA Posts Schedule of Events


Fanime will present a fun filled weekend which will include: Karaoke • Stage Zero • Party Quiz • Virtual MusicFest • Dealers Room • Artist Alley • Dance • Gaming Hall • Panels • Manga Lounge • Food Court • Fashion Shows • Speed Dating • Black & White Ball • Maid Cafe • Note: Events may be capacity limited.

Source: Grid Schedule « FanimeCon | May 27-30, 2022 | San Jose, CA

California Extreme 2022 Show Dates Announced

Vector Hold is a solo synthwave project by Peter Brian Rice

California Extreme will happen on the weekend of July 30-31, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. This yearly show features hundreds of arcade games all set to free play. There are also talks about game playing strategies, game preservation and repair, and talks with game creators. As well as live musical entertainment and a dealers room.

Source: California Extreme | An arcade game and pinball celebration