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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Debut SL Film from Unity Productions' Sisters in Spirit



Sisters in Spirit, the newest leg of faith-based organization Unity Productions, is proud to announce the premiere of its debut film through SiS Films and Charisma Productions: BURDENS. Written, directed, and produced by UP founding member and SiS director (and SLE journalist) Shon Charisma, BURDENS is a short tale that many women will be able to relate to. SiS invites you to its blogsite to view BURDENS and to share the movie with others!

You may view the movie here.

Friday, November 18, 2011

SL ART & LITERATURE: Join Alice on Her Journey to Become a Queen – ART Presents THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

Photo Courtesy of Crap Mariner
Disclaimer:  I am a columnist, not a critic.  That is my cop-out. With the generous support of our Editor, I write about what I like.  If I don’t like it, I don’t write about it.  So no matter what is said in this column, I loved Avatar Repertory Theater’s (ART) adaptation of Through the Looking Glass, based on the Lewis Carroll classic.  I think you should run, not walk, and get your ticket now while there are still tickets to be had for this marvelous production which plays through December 11th for a limited number of performances.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Mankind Tracer virtually LIVE atThe SL Enquirer- November 14th @ 5pm slt




Join SLE for an exclusive encore event as  Mankind Tracer performs virtually LIVE  for fans at The SL Enquirer Media Center!

Recently finishing up the Peace, Love and Belief V Event, Mankind Tracer can be found, guitar in hand, and ready to energize a crowd with his originals blended perfectly with his voice.

Every artist has their own special sound. Sometimes we can compare them to others more familiar or some are just too unique for comparison. Mankind has such a voice. The power of music is a well known fact and breaks all language barriers. It can get a person to move to the beat and not even realize it.  For me music not only makes me want to dance, I enjoy the meaning of his songs. One thing about this rockstar is that he shares his stories with all of us. If you have not experienced a Mankind Tracer concert, I recommend it.

The SL Enquirer Media Center Concert Grounds
http://slurl.com/secondlife/San%20Jose%20East1/224/64/23



Who is Mankind Tracer?

SLE invites you to a LIVE taping of SLE On the Air- November 14th @ 6pm SLT


On November 14th, The SL Enquirer's "SLE On the Air" Talk show will be inviting guest to a LIVE taping beginning at 6pm SLT. Host Marc Strassman of Etopia News, will be interviewing Jim Blascovich, author of Infinite Realities.

This talk show will be voice chat enabled. Please be sure to mute your mic.


SLE On the Air Studio- The SL Enquirer Media Center, Second Floor
http://slurl.com/secondlife/San%20Jose%20East1/224/64/23

Friday, November 11, 2011

SLE On the Air Interview with Linda Lauren Hosted by Marc Strassman



Machinima Director
Zayne Exonar

Executive Producer
Lanai Jarrico

Host
Marc Strassman

Guest
Linda Lauren

Sponsors
Press Pass Media

Casting
Lanai Jarrico

Special thanks
 Hostage in Time
Embracing the Universe (ETU), www.lindalauren.com
B00jum
Shon Charisma

Brought to you by The SL Enquirer, Etopia News and Press pass Media

Thursday, November 10, 2011

PAICE News: CyberSpace: The New Frontier... Baeric Constantine Reporting...



As with any frontier, there are boom towns, and brawls, and even frontier wars, in an effort to create or maintain a border. One would think that this is the fabric of some western novel, or some western film, but, alas, it is not. It is the story of the Internet, the CyberWest, or, CyberSpace: The New Frontier...
Speaking at DARPA's “Colloquium on Future Directions in Cyber Security,” on November 7, 2011, Regina Dugan stated that DARPA are “...shifting [their] investments to activities that promise more convergence with the threat and that recognize the needs of the Department of Defense...[as]...Malicious cyber attacks are not merely an existential threat to our bits and bytes; they are a real threat to our physical systems, including our military systems. To this end, in the coming years we will focus an increasing portion of our cyber research on the investigation of offensive capabilities to address military-specific needs.”


SLE's Astrologist, Linda Lauren is making waves in the real world.



Linda Lauren sure has been busy these days and we are excited to announce that she just made front page of the NY Times! Check out the article here!

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/10/nyregion/psychics-giving-travel-advice-to-commuters.html?_r=1

Who is Linda Lauren?

SL ART & LITERATURE: The Avatar Repertory Theater goes THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS


After a hugely successful production of Alice in WonderSLand, the Avatar Repertory Theater (ART) continues their tradition of pushing the boundaries of creativity and what’s possible in virtual worlds. On Saturday, November 12 at 3pm, ART brings Lewis Carroll’s characters to life in a new production of Through the Looking Glass based on Carroll’s sequel work to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  View the You Tube Trailer, and get a taste of the magic and mischief that ART has prepared for audiences.  

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Ravenswood Theatre Company presents The Phantom of the Opera




Inspired by the 1910 gothic horror novel by Gaston Leroux, Andrew Lloyd Webber composed his most successful musical sensation to date, The Phantom of the Opera.  With hauntingly beautiful music and an aesthetic visual design matching the regal splendor of the original Palais Garnier, Phantom has captivated audiences the world over.  Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the talented members of the Ravenswood Theatre Company bring this extraordinary event to Second Life!


Performance Date: November 16th, 2011 at 6:30pm SL Time

Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes with a 15 minute intermission
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

SLE On the Air- Batrastard Panthar, creator of Buildables Hosted by Marc Strassman




You have just watched SLE-On-The-Air with Marc Strassman
Machinima Director
Zayne Exonar
Executive Producer
Lanai Jarrico
Host
Marc Strassman
Guest
BatRastard Panthar
Sponsors
Lastat Productions
The Venue
Press Pass Media
Casting
Lanai Jarrico
Special thanks
SharkClub Buildables
B00jum
Shon Charisma
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Sunday, November 6, 2011

Spotlight on Zapp Club, A Real Life Venue comes to Second Life Mehseti Reporting...


Zapp is one of those clubs you can see in “Hotspot” ratings.  Here you can find pleasure in listening to real life DJs’ streaming for you. It is a place where you can gather with all of your friends, every day if you wanted to.

Do you have a preference for a special genre of music? Here you can hear everything from hard rock to trance, including electro and progressive stuff too. I have been here on several occasions and it is always full of people participating in different contests. Proud owners of Zapp are DJ LeahJane Munro and JaneMay Teardrop. I had the pleasure of talking to LeahJane at the SL Enquirer Media Center last week.  She is really very friendly and gave me a lot of interesting information about her club.

MANKIND TRACER'S PLB V - November 6th @12PM at The SL Enquirer Media Center


The SL Enquirer is proud to be participating in the "Peace, Love and Belief V" 60 Sim Live Video Concert Event! This is the fifth year that Mankind Tracer has put on such an event and The SL Enquirer will be among the venues hosting this year! Fifty Percent of all tips and even sales of Mankind's 3 CD's will be going to some incredible advancement on research for Lou Gehrig's Disease at Northwestern University. Be here at SLE to be part of Second Life History!


Mark your Calendars and Join us for a garden party with free SLE ad drawings, Truth or Dare, spin the bottle and lots of mixing & mingling.

Networking with other virtual professionals is always welcomed at SLE so  be sure to bring your business cards to exchange with the awesome peeps you meet!

Read More to learn about this video concert event


Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Looking for a virtual job in Media? SecondNights has openings!



Secondnights.com, the Best Entertainment Community for SL lovers, wants to improve its staff and is looking for you!
Take a look at our Jobs positions...

SECONDNIGHTS ADV MANAGER
We are looking for a sharp go-getter to maintain our advertising offers portfolio.  This person will also make contact with potential sponsors for our major projects: our website, our magazine, our event land, and the AvatarADS.net Network.  
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED - 1 MONTH TEST IN POSITION.  (Once officially hired, this will become a paid position)
SALARY:  fixed monthly fee plus a percentage of sales.

MORE JOBS....

Virtual Abilities Island- One of Second Life's most prominent places for those with special needs





VAI (Virtual Abilities Island) is one of Second Life's most heard about places on the grid, mostly because it helps those with disabilities get involved in the virtual world, Second Life.

It is a place where people help people  from all over the world. Currently VAI was recently the subject of a rl documentary Called Login2Life.

The Sim is friendly and  well designed to cater to all walks of life. The volunteers on the island provide their time and energy and never turn a person away.

Teleport to the Welcome Center: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Virtual%20Ability/128/128/27

Supporter & volunteer, Steve Rumsford is planning to do a special event to help raise awareness and  money for the Sim. His  idea is to do an event that has a cash prize, so he is asking for your help with  donations towards the prizes so  many people to come to Virtual Abilities Island



Please check out  VAI  and if you feel you can donate anything please do so, it doesn't matter if its 1L 20L or 100L.  All donations will go to the event prizes so that they can throw one heck of a fundraising party!

Contact Steve Rumsford  or donate here!

VAI Wishing Well: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Virtual%20Ability/146/126/23

www.VirtualAbility.org


PAICE NEWS- CyberCrime: A Pandoric Pandemic... Baeric Constantine Reporting...

Cyber-Security has been of the essence, and too few people understand the necessity for protecting our data, and our machines from the ever escalating cyber-threat.

CyberSecurity... just how secure are we, as a nation and as individuals? This is a question that is discussion with the top ranks of those in security.  The Internet is a hotbed for transnational crime, and according to Iain Lobban of GCHQ, the Government’s listening centre, "a significant change has taken place in the modern world where our adversaries employ similar technologies as used by the citizens going about their daily business, so reassuring people that they are being appropriately defended against threats without encroachments on their privacy is very important."

Lobban went on to give some context, "that there are deliberate (malicious) attacks and accidental, cyber techniques have been used to bring pressure on other states, there is theft of intellectual property (such as the theft of Japanese Military Secrets), Cyberspace lowers the bar for entry to the espionage game, both for states and for criminal actors, and that the risks are growing with the Internet, about 60% a year."

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Spotlight Feature: Deliziosa Vendetta, founder of Gems and Kisses Fine Jewelry ~ Shon Charisma Reporting

I am a lover of creativity and imagination, the ways in which people use these tools to fashion things no one else could. And speaking of fashion, well, we know that I am also a lover of fashions, from dresses to jewelry. When I was asked to talk with the innovative and unique designer Deliziosa Vendetta about Gems & Kisses Fine Jewelry, my heart went all aflutter. Before you even marvel at her jewelry designs, you are greeted with the simple, yet strong, elegant jewelry box design of the store. Needless to say, I emptied my bank account while perusing Gems & Kisses, and was excited to talk to Vendetta about her inspiration, creativity, and Season 1 of Gems & Kisses Royal Miss 2012, which kicks off this month.




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