Crunchyroll: Anime Expo Goes Online with Anime Expo Lite Livestream

Crunchyroll: Anime Expo Goes Online with Anime Expo Lite Livestream. “Head’s up, anime fans! Anime Expo Lite, a ‘Virtual Japanese Pop Culture Event’, will be livestreamed on July 03 – 04, 2020, and the newly announced virtual convention will feature industry panels as well as an appearance by illustrator Yoshitaka Amano (Vampire Hunter D, the Final Fantasy video game series).”

EdTech: How to Plan a Virtual Graduation Celebration Like No Other

EdTech Magazine: How to Plan a Virtual Graduation Celebration Like No Other. “As colleges and universities across the U.S. virtually send off the class of 2020, the University of Missouri (Mizzou) went the extra mile by helping families plan virtual celebrations for their newly minted graduates. With the ongoing pandemic hindering traditional graduation festivities, the university’s staff was forced to be creative as they brainstormed different ways to honor the big day for students and families. From designing animated graduation-themed social media stickers to publishing popular dining hall recipes, the university was thinking outside of the box when it came to 2020’s virtual celebrations. ”

Time Out Abu Dhabi: NYU Abu Dhabi’s art gallery is hosting a series of virtual events

Time Out Abu Dhabi: NYU Abu Dhabi’s art gallery is hosting a series of virtual events. “NYU Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) Art Gallery is marking the opening of its first ever digital archive by hosting a series of online events that you can join from home. The institute has revealed a schedule to virtually unite art and culture lovers in the city with artists and curators from past exhibitions through the Gallery’s first-ever digital archive.”

Wallpaper: 3D renders bring this New York digital design fair to life

Wallpaper: 3D renders bring this New York digital design fair to life. “New York City’s annual design festival, NYCxDesign may officially be postponed until October, but for the online design magazine Sight Unseen, which has championed emerging design since it was established in 2009, the underlying uncertainty of present times propelled founders Jill Singer and Monica Khemsurov to press on with organising their annual showcase Sight Unseen Offsite, at its regularly scheduled time. Launching this week, Sight Unseen Offsite’s very first digital design fair, which the duo have christened Offsite Online, showcases a varied selection of 60 designers and brands bringing new furniture and objects to the web-based exhibition.”

News: Free Edinburgh Fringe Festival Goes Online (Beyond the Joke)

Beyond the Joke: News: Free Edinburgh Fringe Festival Goes Online. “The Free Edinburgh Fringe Festival is launching its 2020 summer series of Fringe shows powered by Cisco and streamed live on Twitch. It starts on Saturday 30th May, with its first-ever online show – a Pick of the Fringe gig featuring six top comedians.”

MIT News: A Ticketmaster for science seminars

MIT News: A Ticketmaster for science seminars . “The Covid-19 pandemic has put a pause on seminars hosted physically on university campuses. But in mid-March, a small team of MIT mathematicians began to notice that institutions around the world were finding ways to continue hosting seminars, online. To virtually attend these talks, however, required hearing about them through word of mouth or digging through the webpages of individual departments or organizers. Enter researchseminars.org, a website the MIT team formally launched this week, that serves as a sort of crowdsourced Ticketmaster for science talks. Instead of featuring upcoming shows and concerts, the new site lists more than 1,000 free, upcoming seminars hosted online by more than 115 institutions around the world.”

Let’s Rock Lockdown: Retro festival goes online in special show tomorrow (Bucks Free Press)

Bucks Free Press: Let’s Rock Lockdown: Retro festival goes online in special show tomorrow. “The 80s LockdownFest will feature appearances by Tony Hadley, Wet Wet Wet, ABC, Howard Jones, Midge Ure, Jason Donovan, Toyah, Hue & Cry, Chesney Hawkes, Brother Beyond, Five Star, Then Jerico and more. The evening will be hosted by Pat Sharp and Dave Benson Phillips and the fun kicks off at 7pm on YouTube and across all the Let’s Rock locations Facebook pages. The 80s Lockdownfest online festival is completely free to enjoy – but the Let’s Rock team raise thousands of pounds for charity every year, so music fans will have the option to donate to Child Bereavement UK.”