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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Grand Opening of The Naughty List 4 December 14th-31st

  



The Naughty List 3 Event brought to you by Evil Bunny Productions runs
December 14-31st. 

This event is all about Santa's list! Have you been naughty or nice all year? We'll have EVERYTHING you need for the holidays and just remember, you can't fool santa, he KNOWS if you've been naughty or nice!  It's our RED LIGHT DISTRICT for the holidays filled with over 60 designers and TONS of gachas!  10L specials at every store. Start your holiday season off on a different note, at the Naughty List 4! Be sure to visit our FREE GIFT tree- wear your evil bunny hunts tag for free presents from our talented designers!



SPONSORED BY
Midnyte Creations
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JR Wolf Creations 
Chalupa Digs Design
Image Essentials 
V-Twins Biker Outfitts 
Lush
The Style Loft 
OMG! Inc.
 .:: StunnerOriginals ::. 
Tooty Fruity 
anny's Fashion 
Short Leash 
Ahroun Designs 
AdoreZ
Fantasy Furnishings 

On the NICE side:
Palette 
Sevyn East 
Indigenous 
MOoH! 
Tameless 
StoraxTree 
AppleTini 
Simply Shelby

To learn more about The Naughty List 4 or make a trip to check it out:
In-world Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Brewery/85/130/21

Social Media:
https://www.flickr.com/groups/ebpevents/
https://www.facebook.com/evilbunnyproductions/
www.evilbunnysl.com

Saturday, December 14, 2019

GeekSpeak – What will 2020 bring in space? Join the discussion Saturday December 14th at 12pm SLT




Will humanity really start to take off in space?  There will be a lot happening.  Virgin Galactic first flights, SpaceX testing their starship, Mars2020 rover on Mars.
What are your predictions for 2020 in space?  Will there be a first step in asteroid mining?  Or will we find interesting results from all the probes flying around, like the solar probe that is flying right now?
Will the general population get interested in space again?
Come and discuss the vast emptiness out there with our fellow geeks.  Bring your friends and geeks!

IM Vulcan Viper if you have ideas for new subjects.  Vulcan teaches a meditation class every Wednesday at 1pm SLT, at the Edutopia auditorium.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

ALL4ART - An open space art installation to SL


An initiative to bring art to the people – and the people to art – in Second Life was launched in early December with the opening of an art installation in an open space hosted by the sim WOLVESLAND. 
ALL4ART is a project envisioned by Carelyna (Carelyna Resident), a Second Life artist who works in adapted photography and believes “art must be for everyone.”
“The vision of this group is to make art inclusive and not limited to the galleries in Second Life,” Carelyna says. “This is a group of artists who are driven by the need to express themselves and create art for art's sake.”
Membership in ALL4ART is free and open to all. The exhibits will be curated by Carelyna and shown at public places others than galleries in “pop-up” exhibitions announced through the member group.  
Each artist involved will show only five pieces (with safe content) for each exhibition. Copies of all the displayed work will be offered to everyone for free as gifts.  At the exhibit, artists are permitted to install a tip jar, artist statement and landmark to their galleries or main exhibitions.
Strymon Odrysius Parthicus (Strimon Resident) an artist and creator of WOLVESLAND, the first participating sim, says ALL4ART aims to bring the emotion of art to a wide audience.
“Every picture, every painting is emotion. Emotion that screams, emotion that whispers, emotion that laughs or cries, emotions of love or pain, he said.  “But emotion wants to be shared. And the more people who experience it, the more hearts and mind it may touch. Some may not see more then another image, but others, it may touch deeper.
“For me this is what ALL4ART does,” Parthicus explains. “It is giving chance to the artist to reach more people and give chance to touch to work, that is more than just a picture, but a moment of shared emotion.”
Another participating artist, Jaz (jessamine2108), said ALL4ART is a way to give back to the Second Life community. And she is excited about the natural backdrops Carelyna is choosing for the exhibits.
“When Care (Carelyna) reached out to me with this idea, I was excited by the prospect of bringing art to a place where anyone will be able to access it and enjoy it,” Jaz says. “The place that Care has chosen for the exhibition is beautiful. It may be a challenge to bring pictures away from the neutral walls to backgrounds that are stunning on their own. But it is a lovely thought to know that, when people walk down these beautiful paths, they may chance upon one of the artworks and enjoy it along with the scenery. I think it is a great idea and initiative by Care, and I hope we are able to help the people of Second Life appreciate the works of some of the fantastic artists that I have known.” 

Teleport to Wolvesland



The next exhibit will be hosted by an urban sim called The Whales and will open Dec. 18th at 11 am SLT.

Teleport to The Whales




Join the ALL4ART Group:
secondlife:///app/group/9c8a7e3a-deca-c6ec-9354-e906eba9a91f/about
Bringing ART to Everyone in SL ! 
This  group is  for ALL the people in SL  who believe that ART must be for everyone  and contribute to make that happen.  The vision of this group is to make art inclusive and not  limit them to the galleries in SL. This is a group of artists who are driven by the need to express themselves and create art for art's sake. The artists will show their artworks in  public places others than galleries  in successive itinerant exhibitions. 

Saturday, December 7, 2019

4TH ANNUAL WINTER SHOWCASE Dec 6-Dec 14th


The 4th Annual Winter Showcase event returns in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life! This event, is the last fundraising event for Team Diabetes of Second Life in 2019 and features two hunts, live performers, dj’s, an art show, shopping, and lots of winter fun!

Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association. The mission of Team Diabetes of Second Life is to raise awareness, tolerance, and funds for diabetes in the virtual world of Second Life. According to the World Health Organization (2016): 422 million adults in the world have diabetes and 1.5 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year.

Participating Merchants: Kiliki Bikini, !!Firelight!!, chiffon,Christmas Delights, Couture Chapeau, Epicine, GalleryOne, HJM Designs, ikr, Jyst imagine… by Vita Theas, Kalani’s Designs, Kitty Creations, Kittycat’s Creations, LC Fashion, Lissa’s Licks, Lunar Seasonal Designs, Mahlberg Tailors, Mara’s Mysteries,MMP – Muircastle Motors & Parts, Park Place Home, Potomac Signature Homes, Sassy Brats, Shylas Creation, Simply Shelby, trawberry Gashes, SynCo, Team Diabetes Shop, TORN, TYLAR’S TREASURES, & Xplicit Designs

Participating artists include: anders franizzi, DreamMakerXDreamBreaker Resident, ettalaineteichmano Resident, Eucalyptus Carroll, Hadiya Draper, ilyra chardin, IsarValdetaro Resident, Isis Desmoulins, Jamee Sandalwood, johannes1977 Resident

About the American Diabetes Association:
The American Diabetes Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fights for those affected by diabetes by funding research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association delivers services to hundreds of communities and provide objective and credible information and resources about diabetes.
Free resources are available in English and Spanish at http://www.diabetes.org and 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2382).



For More Information:
Team Diabetes of Second Life’s American Diabetes Association Page:
http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR?px=11304578&pg=personal&fr_id=12881
Team Diabetes of Second Life’s Website:
www.teamdiabetessl.org/


MUSIC WITHOUT MAKEUP Presents Paul Nowles- Saturday Dec 7th at 2pm SLT



Devins Eye hosts a new kind of show; Music Withour Makeup. Sit around a warm crackling bonfire and get an up close and personal experience with Paul Nowles as he shares stories and the music he performs.  Guests are encouraged to ask questions and truly get to meet the artist.



Teleport to Devin’s Eye




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Friday, December 6, 2019

GeekSpeak – Living in the machine: Will red tape suffocate us all? Join the discussion Saturday Dec 7thth at 12pm SLT



We add more and more rules all the time, but we remove old rules very slowly.  Will this lead to an overkill of rules?  Will bureaucracy become so strong that nothing can move again in society, ever?
How do we work around all the red tape without destroying civilisation?
Will we end up being ruled by a computer that knows all the rules?  And all the exceptions?  Do you think all people will be treated equally if ruled by a computer? 
Come and tell us about the weirdest red tape you have ever encountered.  And tell us if you see some good in red tape.
Bring your social security number and a DNA sample.  Oh, and your friends!
IM Vulcan Viper if you have ideas for new subjects.  Vulcan teaches a meditation class every Wednesday at 1pm SLT, at the Edutopia auditorium.

WHEN NAUGHTY IS NICE: ‘TIS THE SEASON FOR GREAT ENTERTAINMENT- Lanai Jarrico reporting...


Tis’ the Season for great entertainment in Second Life!  This time of year is full of winter activities, events, shows, hunts, sales and whatnot.  The grid is brimming with holiday spirit. Whether you rushed to get home from a long day of work, a confirmed weekend addict or a professional couch sitter- elbow deep in a bag of Cheetos…. It doesn’t matter. 

We all have one thing in common and that is SL! However we choose to spend time, it is all goooood (unless you are up to NO good). Be mindful SLE is watching :-)

 Speaking of “good”, I’d like to introduce you to one phenomenal artist I came across while secretly scouting the grid.  I stumbled upon this talented virtuoso at Solarwinds and I was totally blown away. I’m not easily impressed, having over a decade under my belt listening to musicians in SL.  But I have to admit I was focused on his performance and his unique style. even more so his 1st life profile tab made me want to know more. He’s in scrubs with the caption “This is me saving lives when I don't play shows”. I find that admirable.

 I went to a couple of his shows in Second Life soon after that and every single performance was outstanding! The crowd loves him. Maybe it is because he is a talented artist who speaks to his audience in a naughty yet nice kind of way.

Recently, I was able to catch up with Naughty between gigs, and he was gracious enough to answer a few of my questions.



Lanai Jarrico (LJ):  Before we get into your SL musical career, tell our readers a little bit about how you got started with music?  Also, Tell us a little about your 1st life profile pic.  :)  




NaughtyName (NN): It's a picture of me at work :) I got my musical start at an early age, playing percussion in school bands.  When I was a teenager, I discovered guitar and played lead guitar in several bands. I loved playing guitar and combined with a strong desire to improve my skills,  led me to study music. I earned a degree in music composition with a songwriting emphasis from Boston's Berklee College of Music.

LJ:  That’s impressive. Tell Us, Naughty, what brought you to Second Life and how long have you been performing here?

NN:  About 5 years ago there was a website; ArtistSignal.com - Through there I met several musicians that performed in SecondLife. I took in what live music was all about  by going to shows and watching and learning for about a year. I went to a RL SecondLife jam and at that point decided I was ready to start performing in SecondLife. 

LJ:  That had to be a great experience! I’m glad you chose to perform in SL.  So, what is the coolest gig you have done in SL?



NN: I played a place once called the ice chillout spot. I wasn't cold when I played there but it looked really cool. Cooler than cool Ice Cold!!

LJ: Fair enough. (lol) So tell us, do you perform in Real Life as well, or do you display that awesome talent for SL residents only?

NN:  Currently I am not performing RL. I have on and off since I played my first bar as a 14 year old. (I needed a parent there in order to play.) The idea that I can just come down to my music room and set up and play for people whenever I like helps fill the void to perform due to a busy real life. As I work quite a bit and I am a father. I certainly do not miss moving around 150 lbs speakers at 3am onto a van after a RL show.

LJ: You made some good points there. It sounds exhausting. Second Life is the perfect place to do what you love without all the hassle.  Music really does bring people together and it's fun. So then, just who is it that really inspires you here in SL? Are there any performers you particularly admire?

NN:  My inspiration is the people that come in fired up for a show and are lively in chat. I definitely feed off of their energy.  My absolute FAVORITE performer is JimmyT. He and I used to play back to back often and I miss those days. He was always there for advice too. He and his partner Luna encouraged me when I was just starting out.



LJ: I’ll have to check out one of JimmyT’s shows.   OK, I have to ask. How in the world did you ever come up with your name “NaughtyName”?  There has GOT to be a story there. Care to share? 

NN:  It's an old gaming name. I used to play World of Warcraft. I was a pretty good Warlock back in the day. I started off playing a gnome Warlock named Panty Raider because of the gnomes that steal your underwear while you sleep. At level 12 I was reported and I was forced to change my name. Since they told me my name was Naughty... I changed my name to Naughtyname.

LJ: Oh, I didn’t expect that but OK! Folks hold on to your bloomers. (lol)  Naughty, you must have performed at dozens of SL clubs and venus by now. What is your absolute FAVORITE place to perform on the grid?

NN: I like all the venues for different reasons. For me to pick a current favorite would be really difficult, since there are so many awesome places out there. But if you forced me to pick somewhere, I’d have to go with a place called “The Only Venue” for my all time favorite.  One of my best friends, Molly, was a part owner there before she passed away and I just have very fond memories of the place.



LJ: I’m sorry for your loss.  I’m sure it is a special place for you. Can you tell us about your practice schedule? 

NN:  I work in practices when I can. I play anywhere from 20-30 shows a month typically so I try to stay as ready to go just with performing them. I do admit I have been slacking on new material especially in the electric department.

LJ:  I have to ask for the ladies…. Are you in a committed relationship with anyone here?  Maybe some special “Naughtilinia” in your SL?

NN:  Hahahah.Noooo.  ‘Fraid not. There is no “partner type” person in my SL. 

LJ: Ooh And finally, is there anything else you would like to share with our SL Enquirer Readers?  

NN: Come to a show they are fun. 



LJ: So, there you have it ladies and gentleman.  If you only see ONE live musician in SL this year, make it a night of Naughty….He’s actually pretty nice :)


Join Group: Friends of Naughty
secondlife:///app/group/0e8985cf-b7a8-6468-58f2-b2d22cf7a967/about


For Bookings contact: Naughty (naughtyname) IM or notecard


Monday, December 2, 2019

NEW! MUSIC WITHOUT MAKEUP AT DEVINS EYE


Second Life is best known for its live music scene as a top form of entertainment. Musicians and singers from all over the world showcase their talents across the grid on a daily basis in all time zones.  Through the years music has grown wildly popular for the swooners, club hoppers and e-groupies alike. Genres include rock, pop, jazz, blues, country, hip hop and everything in between. With hundreds of performances it’s easy to find a great show. One couple took it to the next level.


Devin’s Eye’s is a unique 2 sims rezzed into one!  A photographic hotspot where you will find a forest, desert, beach and many chill places to wander. Friends of nature and photographers will want to explore this evocative location. Take your lover to a romantic dance, enjoy the view from the pier or relax at the beach and experience something new and exciting;  Music without Makeup! It is a unique experience created and hosted by Roy and Ally Mildor; owners of Devin’s Eye.


 Sit down with artists and hear their rise to SL fame in between songs and sharing stories about themselves and the music.  Everyone is encouraged to ask questions and truly get to meet the artist.


The setting at Devins Eye overlooks the ocean with chairs around a firepit. The atmosphere is best described by The Mildors’ themselves who say;  No venue rules n ´sh*t”. No rules for the singer on what to wear, to sing, to say... Performer can do what they want,try new songs or talk to people, there's no time limit, no rush, no stage, no dance balls .....just a cosy round. YOU can ask questions or give feedback to songs he or she might never have performed before. We want to  give personal attention to singers in Second Life.”


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Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Dickens Project Opens Sunday December 1st!


Second Life – The Seanchai Library is proud to announce that the doors of The Dickens Project 2019 Edition will open December 1. What follows is a month of events including storytelling, music, dance, roleplay, and the return of the "Urchins in Dickens’ London" experience. Inspired by Charles Dickens, this region recreates the Victorian world of A Christmas Carol and other beloved tales, offering a wonderful opportunity to explore and discover.



Over 60 hours of events are planned for this year's Project. Seanchai Library has expanded the information available on its website to include: region map, calendar of events, the Urchins in London experience, the Story Path Voices audio tour, information on roleplay events, "rideables", and in-region gifts. The expanded information pages will go live on Thursday, November 28th, with access to The Dickens Project opening to all residents on Sunday, December 1st at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/The%20Dickens%20Project/125/118/22




Special Blogger/Press Previews are scheduled for November 29th from noon to 2pm, and November 30th from 2-4pm. Members of the virtual media are invited to get a closer look at The Project before it officially opens. Team Dickens creators will be on hand to answer questions, and the music stream will include music and highlight various features in the region.




"The Dickens Project has really become a community. It stopped being a strictly Seanchai Library happening several years ago," said Caledonia Skytower of Seanchai Library. This year will again feature contributions from Ce Soir Arts, Radio Riel, and Innsmouth SL.  The Community Virtual Library will be providing the Resource Center and The Dickens Library, exploring the breadth and scope of the author's work. Idle Rogue Productions and Misfit Dance & Performance Art will be staging special productions for The Project. Fantasy Faire Radio will be joining the community this year, broadcasting music from Dickens Square on December 18th, and presenting an encore performance of its radio drama "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde". These are in addition to the live story reading programs which are Seanchai Library's hallmark.  




The popular "Carol Week" will return, with a section of Dickens' novella presented live each day in a "Story Tour" to the sites on the region inspired by the story. Saturday, December 21st features Fezziwig's Ball. The week culminates in The Big Read on Sunday, December 22nd at Noon.  The Big Read is a relay-style reading involving 9-12 voices in a continuous reading of "A Christmas Carol" from start to the end of it.



"There really is so much to see and do, it's hard to describe it all," added Skytower, "You really have to check out the website and then come and experience it for yourself."

http://irelandslstory.blogspot.com/p/the-dickens-project-sl.html


Seanchai Library offers its thanks to Linden Labs and Patch Linden, our 2019 Region Sponsors.



About the Seanchai Library
Seanchai Library (pronounced Shawn-a-kee, which means "Storyteller" in Irish Gaelic.) was founded in March of 2008 in Second Life. The program remains dedicated to promoting the power of stories to transform and inspire through live voice presentations: "We bring stories of all kinds to life, in Second Life and other virtual worlds."  http://irelandslstory.blogspot.com/



All times listed are SLT/ Pacific.

All photos courtesy of The Dickens Project. For additional photos, feel free to contact Caledonia Skytower or Aoife Lorefield.

Media Contact:

Caledonia Skytower, Seanchai Library
caledoniaskytower@gmail.com

Saturday, November 30, 2019

SL MUSIC: Naughty Performs tonight at Solarwinds 9PM SLT



Naughty got his musical start at an early age playing percussion in school bands. During his teenage years he discovered guitar and played lead guitar in several bands. Naughty's love of playing guitar and a strong desire to hone his newly acquired skills led him to study music. He earned a degree in music composition with a songwriting emphasis from Boston's Berklee College of Music.

After months of listening in the live music scene in SL, he has decided to share his music. Focusing now on his vocals combined with guitar playing. His goal is to entertain people, be realistic and approachable in world. It's more important to have friends who enjoy music than just fans.




Check him out Saturday,  November 30th at 9pm SLT at Solarwinds Music Venue





For more Show times check out Naughty's Calendar:
https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=naughtyname44%40gmail.com&ctz=America/Los_Angeles


Stream Info:
http://meerkat.pw:8172

https://www.reverbnation.com/michaellucking

https://soundcloud.com/michael-lucking-music


For bookings contact: Naughty (naughtyname)
Fee:
$3,500L/+tips (For reoccurring shows)
$4,000L/+tips for single booking
$6,000L/no tip shows


Availability:
Mon-Fri: 4pm-10pm SLT
Sat, Sun: 9am-10pm SLT

GeekSpeak – Is it our purpose to colonise the universe? Join the discussion Saturday November 30th at 12pm SLT




If we assume there is no other life in the universe, should we humans try religiously to ‘seed’ the universe with life?  Would that be our purpose?  If not, what is our purpose?
If we cannot colonise distant planets, will some religious groups start sending capsules of bacteria out to distant stars? 
Will that be the religion of the future?  Should we all become ‘seeders’ for the ‘church of the universe’?  Will it ever work?  Come and talk about our future ‘children’ in the stars.  Bring a friend!
IM Vulcan Viper if you have ideas for new subjects.


Sunday, November 24, 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019

GeekSpeak – Are the World’s Currencies about to collapse? Join the discussion Saturday Nov 23rd 12pm SLT



The voices that say a collapse is imminent are getting louder and louder.  Even the most serious hotshots in the world markets are starting to scratch their heads. 
What would such a collapse look like?  Will there be safe havens in other currencies?  How long will they be safe from the collapse?

What will the aftermath look like?  Will the world’s governments come up with a solution, and how fast?

Will we ever get out of this eternal boom and bust cycle? Come and discuss with us why your budget is always short.  Bring your friends.
IM Vulcan Viper if you have ideas for new subjects.

 
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