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A-Kon 24 @ Hilton Anatole - Updated 5/19/13

Cross posting some information from the Project A-kon forums and Metroplex Facebook. Remember, all events are subject to change even the day of. So try to be alter to changes as possible. If you have an event that might fit with Lolita interest, please feel free to comment in this thread and I will update the list accordingly. For more information on Project A-Kon please click here.

Not sure how to survive a stay at the Anatole? Scroll down the front page of Cospod.org and you'll find  a guide for Cosplayers, interactive maps for the Anatole, food joints, transportation routes, and just about everything you could ever want know for a Con stay. Pay special attention to the parking map as we come closer to the Con date.

Thursday - Day 0

Friday - Day 1

Host: ???

Event: Doctor Who inspired Origami

Location: Governer's Lecture hall, 1st Floor

Time: 11 - 12pm

Info: Daleks exterminating your bowties? The Master destroying your stick of celery? Cybermen deleting your scarf? UNIT messing around with Bessy and your TARDIS?  Well, where there’s life, there’s hope… and origami. Put on your frilly shirts and velvet and come learn how to fold paper.

Host: ESK-D

Event - Intro to Para Para

Location - Topaz Room--Tower, 1st Floor

Time: 5:15 pm - 6:45pm

Info: Come experience a slice of the Japanese club scene with EKS-D ParaPara! Learn to dance and find out about the origins of parapara and about the eurobeat, techno, and dance-pop music it accompanies.

Host: Project A-Kon

Event: Steampunk Social and Ball

Location: Peacock Terrace --Tower, 1st Floor

Time: 7 pm - 2 am

Info:  A gathering of Lords, Ladies, Rascals, and Rogues – the Steampunk Soiree opens with a social to allow chatter, and leads into the concert featuring UnWoman and The Nathaniel Johnstone Band. The event is closed out by the DJ known as Infam0us playing Electro Swing, Sea Shanties, Steampunk, and Gypsy Punk for your dancing pleasure.

Host: Lady_Blubrd/ Jaz
Event - Night of Frills
Location - The Gossip Bar
Time: 8:30 pm
Cost: $5-20
Info: This is a 21+ meet due to drinks. However, still feel free to come unwind with the frillies till the formal dance.

Saturday - Day 2

Host - Neko Neko Maid and Host Club
Event - Lolita Tea Party

Location - Carpenter Ballroom(20)

Time - 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost - $25 online
Website to purchase tickets - [ Here ]
Info: Includes tea, snacks, and games with your choice of maid or host. A raffle for brand items is possibility if there is over 15+ guests for this event. Swap meet is still tentative.

Host: Millermuller Ballet

Event: Millermuller Ballet Presents- Tokyo

Location: Grand Ballroom D/ E Atrium 2, 1st Floor

Time: 2:15 -3:15pm

Info: a full-length ballet of the Japanese fairy tale Tokyo. This will be an amazing ballet with magnificent costumes, outstanding visual effects and sets, and delightful music- everything needed to interest a fan based audience.

Host: ???

Event: Swap Meet

Time: 6:45 pm

Location: TBD

Visual Reference:

Info: Come bargain hunt, haggle, and oogle Lolita wears provided by local and out-of-state enthusiasts.

Host - Jaz and Jennie (hopefully)
Event - Dance Dance Loli Dance
Location- Atrium 1 (20) - See Map
Time: 4 pm
Cost; Free!
Info: Come learn some beginner Para Para moves and star in a viral video of A-kon's Lolitas!

Sunday - Day 3

Host: ???
Event - Lolita Picnic
Location - Topaz (Tower 1) Panel 4
Time - 3 pm - 5 pm
Cost - Free
Info - This is a fairly informal picnic. This is NOT Lolita 101, it is a chance for girls or boys to dress as a Lolita and enjoy this way to dress with others with like interest. There must be a careful balance between something fun and something that is too “childish.”

Host - Jaz
Event - Tri-atho-Bows
Location - Water Feature North (10) - See Map
Time - 1 pm
Cost - Free!
Info - Come test your lace against other teams for the first annual Frilly Cup. Obstacles may include: Quizzes, The Great Lace Monster Race, Tug-o-War, Hopscotch? There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. Teams of 2 or 4 may enter.

Host: ???
Event - Swap Meet II
Location - Water Feature North
Visual Reference -  http://www.flickr.com/photos/tifaia/7576739790/in/set-72157630590172068/
Info: Round two of flea market style sales amongst Lolita fellows.



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