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Avination grid fourth birthday details announced

Avination grid will be celebrating it;s fourth birthday from Friday 12th September until Sunday 14th September 2014. There will be live entertainment, live DJs and much more. Visit the AVN4B sims on the Map to see the amazing exhibits and enjoy with friends.

See the full event schedule and lineup below for AVN4B.

Friday 12th September

  • 10am – 12pm DJane Kirsten (Gothicbunker Aachen) – Warmup with Gothic and Hardrock
  • 12pm – 1pm Digital Deception – live
  • 1pm – 2pm Pingout Duffield – live country, rock and pop music
  • 2pm – 3pm Nance Brody – live

Saturday 13th September 

  • 8am – 10am Fashion show at AVN4B – new and unusual styles for modern people
  • 10am – 11am Babba Ballyhoo – live – unusual and unique, Cologne Folk Music
  • 11am – 12pm AriangelS – live
  • 12pm – 1pm DJane Florchen – live – charts, mixed and pop
  • 1pm – 2pm DJane Melanie – live – Progressive House, Trance
  • 2pm – 3pm Torben Asp – live – unique fusion of electronic music and lights…

Sunday 14th September

  • 11am – 1pm DJane Kirsten – live – charts
  • 1pm – 2pm Dubliners – live show
  • 2pm – open end DJ Menny Italian – music mix

Grid Stats as of 22nd August 2014

  • Total users: 71, 889
  • Unique last 30 days: 2, 135
  • Total regions: 665
  • Online users: 50


The Drax Files Radio Hour #32 – OpenSim

This week on show #32 Maria Korolov from Hypergrid Business talks about virtual worlds and OpenSim from a recorded interview back in March 2014. It’s a really interesting interview between Drax and Maria covering different aspects of OpenSim.

If you are thinking about joining OpenSim then this interview is worth listening to from start to finish. The interview runs for 29 minutes and 38 seconds. There is mentions of IBM, Second Life, OpenSim, Linden Lab and virtual worlds in general.

The Drax Files radio hour with Drax and Jo is a weekly production of basicdrax entertainment. If you have suggestions for future shows contact the show either at skype draxfiles, avatar draxfiles or email



A new episode of The Drax Files series is in the works and show #33 will be available next Friday. For previous radio hour shows from Drax and Jo see here.

Calling All Fashion Designers of InWorldz!

InWorldz Fashion Week 2014 Logo

InWorldz Fashion Week 2014 Logo

The Relay For Life of InWorldz fashion week will run from Saturday 20th September until Saturday 27th September 2014. This is a call out to all fashion designers of InWorldz to participate in fashion week and to spread the word about this incredible fundraising event. The team are looking for designers that are interested in donating at least one item and they are looking for modelling agencies that would like to hold a show during fashion week. Contact Raven Dulce (InWorldz) to reserve your spot on the calendar.

Sign up to InWorldz if you are interested in this event! 

There will be great shows to watch, live music, auctions and DJ’s during fashion week. See more details below!

The Relay For Life of InWorldz fashion week, InFashion and Beyond – Fashion For Life, is right around the corner and we need YOU! We are also looking for modeling agencies that would like to hold a show during fashion week. The available dates are September 21st -27th Please see Raven Dulce to reserve your spot on the calendar.

We are looking for designers that are interested in donating at least one item during fashion week, with all proceeds going to Relay For Life (you may donate more if desired). Men, women, tinies, children, and any other type of clothing is welcome (NO Nudity). We also encourage shoe, skin, tattoo, hair and jewelry/accessory designers to participate. If you are interested in signing up please contact Raven Dulce by **August 20th ** to reserve your shop at the event.

Designers are you ready to get creative?? We are also looking for designers that are up for a challenge and would like to donate a one of a kind outfit for an auction. If you are up for the challenge please contact Raven Dulce to get your name on the list!

And last but not least, if you are a live performer or DJ and would like to Host a party or event during fashion week please contact SkyeSunset Willow. *All tips must be paid to the Relay For Life kiosk. The teams of Relay For Life of InWorldz will also be hosting fundraising event at the Fashion For Life.

~ Fashion week will run from September 20th – 27th. There will be runway shows, Live music, Auctions and DJ’s.

Are you interested in Fashion Week on the grid of InWorldz?

Third Annual InWorldz Relay For Life Season 2014

This year InWorldz will be hosting its third annual Relay For Life season and the theme for 2014 is “A Future Without Cancer”. Hopefully this year there will be more visitors attending and I think there will be more interest during the 2014 season. Here are the latest updates from the RFL of IW 2014 planning committee…

Important Dates for RFL of IW 2014

  • Kick Off will be held on Saturday 23rd August 2014 starting at 9am PDT
  • Relay Weekend will be held on Saturday 1st November to Sunday 2nd November 2014

Team Registration Now Open

  • Register your Relay For Life of InWorldz team, fill out this form
  • Once submitted you will receive email confirmation and you will get a assigned mentor
  • Captains of the registered teams will be contacted in the coming weeks

Main Events 

  • “Raven Dulce of InStylez will be hosting a week of fashion events for “Fashion For Life” from 20th September until the 27th September 2014.
  • “Jillian Quintessa will be hosting the “Job and Services Fair” in early October”.

New Location For Meetings

  • Next meeting is planned for Sunday 10th August 2014 starting at 9am PDT at Muse Island
  • Everyone to welcome to attend the meeting
  • Join the Relay For Life Volunteers group for the latest updates

New Logo

RFLofIW 2014 season logo

RFLofIW 2014 season logo

Latest News

About Relay For Life of InWorldz:

Relay For Life® is the signature fundraiser of the American Cancer Society®. Relay For Life of InWorldz is an opportunity to get together with family and friends and ~Celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer ~Remember loved ones lost to the disease ~Fight Back against a disease that takes too much


OSGrid 7th birthday starts today at 10am PDT


OSG7B First Preview

OSGrid will be celebrating its 7th birthday this weekend over at the OSG7B regions with live DJ performances and much more. The OSG7B birthday celebrations start this morning from 10am PDT through until Sunday afternoon. The events will be held on the Event Plaza region on OSgrid too.

Everyone is welcome to attend to celebrate 7 amazing years of OSGrid. Come and enjoy the birthday celebrations!


Come and have a look around the amazing builds!

Hypergrid Locations

  • OSG7BW >
  • OSG7BN >
  • OSG7BE >
  • Event Plaza > plaza.

Music Schedule

Saturday 26th Schedule

  • 10am PDT: DJ Foxx Bode
  • 11am PDT: Bolt Dominica
  • 12pm PDT: Joaquin Gustav
  • 1pm PDT: Sonya Jevette
  • 2pm PDT: DJ SheriffDawn Summers

Sunday 27th Schedule

  • 10am PDT: DJ LadyJo Martin
  • 11am PDT: DJ planned
  • 1pm PDT: DJ Jazzy Chatterbox
  • 2pm PDT: Casias Falta
  • 3pmPDT : Truelie Ellen

The OSG7B Regions







For the latest OSG7B events, visit the OSG7B Celebration Planning and Schedules Forum page.




RFL of SL 2014: Relay Weekend opens today at 10am SLT

Ten years of Relay Weekend

Ten years of Relay Weekend

The tenth annual Relay Weekend in Second Life opens to the public at 10am SLT today over at the 40+ “RFL” regions. Relay Weekend takes place from Saturday 19th July to Sunday 30th July 2014.

It’s the largest fundraising event in the virtual worlds. This is the 40+ sim event that features all of our teams, as we walk together for 24 hours around the track. Cancer never sleeps…and so for one night each year, we refuse to sleep, to show our commitment to the fight against cancer.

Great work so far

So far this year the RFL of SL volunteers, builders and the main organises of the event have worked so hard to fund raise and support RFL of SL. Good luck to all those taking part in this year’s annual Relay Weekend and lets hope new records will be broken.

RFL of SL 2014 Welcome Center

RFL of SL 2014 Welcome Center

New 2014 Media Partners 

This year there are new media partners who have teamed up with Relay For Life of Second Life and who will help to broadcast the Relay message across the grid. Great news!

  • T1 Radio and Aview
  • The Gorean Whip
  • SL Live Radio
  • The Best of SL Magazine
  • Krypton Radio
Welcome Center with the Relay track up ahead

Welcome Center with the Relay track up ahead

Music Schedule

July 19th, 2014

2PM Bluesman Ed Saunders – DJ – STAGE 1
DJ Painthorse Graysmark – DJ – STAGE 2
Lightening Productions – Shinedown Tribute Band – STAGE 3

3PM Bluesman Ed Saunders – DJ – STAGE 1
DJ Painthorse Graysmark – DJ – STAGE 2
Mer of Avilion – WATER – STAGE 3

4PM Lycen – DJ – STAGE 1
Eliz Watanabe – STAGE 2
DJ Rock and Roll – STAGE 3

5PM Hada Shadowhawk – STAGE 1
Scarletta Roux – STAGE 2
DJ Rock and Roll – STAGE 3

6PM Hada Shadowhawk – STAGE 1
Duncan Bagley – STAGE 2
Creative AppleTOR – STAGE 3

7PM DJ Hawksby – STAGE 1
Grace Loudon – STAGE 2
Creative AppleTOR – STAGE 3

8pm DJ Hawksby – STAGE 1
Lycen – LIVE – STAGE 2
Catalysis – STAGE 3


10PM Corvan Nansen – STAGE 1
Brea Skytower – STAGE 2

11PM Corvan Nansen – STAGE 1
Brea Skytower – STAGE 2

12AM (Dia) Diaphoni Galicia – STAGE 1
DJ Rock and Roll – STAGE 2

July 20th, 2014

1AM Cowgirl – STAGE 1
DJ Rock and Roll – STAGE 2

2AM Cowgirl – STAGE 1
Mij Marksman – STAGE 2
Blake Hambleton – STAGE 3

3AM Mij Marksman – STAGE 2
Blake Hambleton – STAGE 3

4AM Holocluck Henly – STAGE 1
Mij Marksman – STAGE 2
Blake Hambleton – STAGE 3


7AM (Bells) Belladonna Ravinelli – STAGE 1
Grace McDunnough – STAGE 2

8AM John (johannes 1977) – STAGE 1

9AM John (johannes 1977) – STAGE 1
Hada Shadowhawk – STAGE 2

Let’s RELAY!

Google+ ends real name policy – good news for the Second Life community and OpenSim communities

Google+ communities I've joined

Google+ communities I’ve joined since 2011

This week Google+ ended it’s real name policy after 3 years which is excellent news for the Second Life community and OpenSim communities. During the past 3 years Google prevented people using fake names on Google+ when signing up. In recent years there have been reports of Second Life resident Google+ accounts flagged up and suspended. Hopefully that won’t happen anymore with this new policy change and I think it’s a good move forward in the right direction.

This is the official announcement made on the official Google+ page.

When we launched Google+ over three years ago, we had a lot of restrictions on what name you could use on your profile. This helped create a community made up of real people, but it also excluded a number of people who wanted to be part of it without using their real names. 

Over the years, as Google+ grew and its community became established, we steadily opened up this policy, from allowing +Page owners to use any name of their choosing to letting YouTube users bring their usernames into Google+. Today, we are taking the last step: there are no more restrictions on what name you can use. 

We know you’ve been calling for this change for a while. We know that our names policy has been unclear, and this has led to some unnecessarily difficult experiences for some of our users. For this we apologize, and we hope that today’s change is a step toward making Google+ the welcoming and inclusive place that we want it to be. Thank you for expressing your opinions so passionately, and thanks for continuing to make Google+ the thoughtful community that it is.

I agree this is certainly good news for virtual worlds users in general and virtual businesses that would like a strong presence on Google+. I think in the coming months and years the Google+ communities (shown above) will grow and become more active.



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