The Firestorm team have announced that there will be a three-hour dance party happening today from 2pm SLT until 5pm SLT from many live performers in Second Life. The party will take place over at the Firestorm regions (SLURLs below). Jessica Lyon will be there along with many other Firestorm team members.
Here are the live performers scheduled for today..
2pm – 3pm – Savannah Rain
3pm – 4pm – Max Kleene
4pm – 5pm – Annette Seranade
Arrive early as the regions will fill up quickly. Apparently there might be a surprise at the end of the party.
Here is the full blog post by the Firestorm Team…
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and for whatever else you celebrate! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
Please join the Firestorm Team as we host a 3 hour music and dance party on Saturday December 15th in the Firestorm Gateway regions!
Jessica Lyon will be there among many other Firestorm Team Members and we hope to see you too!
Slurls (click a random one so we don’t all end up in the same region!)
Bay City in Second Life will be hosting its 2018 annual tree lighting event between 1- 4pm SLT on Sunday 9th December 2018.
The event will be taking place over at the Bay City Fairgrounds in the North Channel region where there will be live music, ice skating, refreshments and much more.
I’ve attended this event in previous years and I have to say it’s great fun generally during the Christmas festive season.
Here is the full press release…
Bay City — Annual Tree Lighting 2018
Sunday, December 9, 2018
1-4 pm SLT
It’s that most wonderful time of the year!
Once again, the Bay City Alliance will host its annual Tree Lighting event, now in its eighth outing, on Sunday, 9th December 2018 from 1-4 pm SLT.
The event will be held at the Bay City Fairgrounds, in North Channel (SLurl) and will feature DJ GoSpeed Racer as well as live performances by Melinda M. Baptiste and Erika Ordinary.
There will be ice-skating, dancing, refreshments and a great deal of fun to be had!
We will once again be supporting Child’s Play , a charity that helps kids still be kids when they are in hospital, with donation kiosks around the venue.
Bay City is a mainland community, developed by Linden Lab® and home to the Bay City Alliance. The Bay City Alliance was founded in 2008 to promote the Bay City regions of Second Life and provide a venue for Bay City Residents and other interested parties to socialize and network. It is now the largest group for Residents of Bay City.
Please spread the word about this year’s Bay City annual tree lighting event in Second Life.
On Thursday 29th November 2018 The Linden Endowment of the Arts (LEA) announced that it will be temporarily closing it’s residence regions (LEA 10 – 29) from 1st January 2019 to allow for major restructuring.
Apparently there are discussions currently between the LEA committee and Linden Lab about the future of LEA. It’s unclear at the moment how long the regions will be closed for. It will be interesting to see what gets done once the regions come back online again for the public.
Here is the press release with more details about the restructuring…
Come January 1st 2019, the Linden Endowment for the Arts, known as the LEA, will be temporarily closing its Artists in Residence regions (LEA 10 – 29) to allow for a major restructuring.
Over the last seven years, these regions have been open for artists who apply to build their dreams, each for a six month grant. We have seen many great installations here – and some that have attracted controversy..
The nine Core regions (which include the Theatre, the Sandbox and Photohunt) will remain for the present, and short-term grants will still be available in these regions for community-inspired arts projects.
Discussions between the present Committee and Linden Lab about the future form of the LEA are ongoing, but it is anticipated that there will be a new organising committee when the AiR regions re-open.
The Linden Endowment for the Arts (LEA) was established to help create a center of arts activity in Second Life. It is a collaborative venture between Linden Lab and the arts community. Guided by a dedicated board of renowned Second Life artists, the LEA is committed to providing access to engaging experiences in the arts for the Second Life community. Through its exhibitions, programs, and events, the LEA fosters awareness of artists’ contributions to our virtual world and encourages others to get involved and be inspired.
See more at: http://lea-sl.org/
For more information, contact Saffia Widdershins and JMB Balogh.
Today the Pfaffenthal 1867 regions have sadly closed down in Second Life after having a strong presence inworld for many years. Pfaffenthal 1867 is moving over to Sansar because the land is free, the graphics is better, the use of VR headsets and real physical interactivity.
I understand that the possibilities are big on Sansar however I think it’s a real shame the regions have now left Second Life. The regions were an expansive virtual replica of Pfaffenthal in Luxembourg City. The regions will be missed now it’s all gone in Second Life. It’s a sad day for the Second Life community for sure.
The announcement last week sent out by Hauptmann Weydert reads this…
The moment has finally arrived, for the 1867 project to move on to SANSAR, were land is free, where we can have better graphics,VR headsets and real physical interactivity. Note that sansar works very well on a normal PC,for desktop mode you do NOT need a gamer PC.
IMPORTANT! All the 1867 sims in second life will be shut down next monday, on the 26th of november. Please pack all your stuff by then.
We will have a good bye party, saturday the 24th of november at 10 am at café neuen. Please join us in SANSAR and be among the first to get a new house there! we have 4×4 km !
cheers to all of you!
Earlier today I went for a look around the regions before they went offline. The regions are just wonderful and there was so much to see. Maybe the regions may come back to Second Life in the future. It’s a huge loss and hit to Second Life i think.