This week in Second Life: an awareness-raising tour of virtual Sudan, a sailboat contest and a drag race, live music galore, and more-- details after the break.
All times in SLT, "Second Life Time", i.e., Pacific Standard...
Monday, April 3
8:30-10:30PM SLT: Xanadu Software Design Discussion. "Xanadu," event host Jack Sondergaard announces, "is the longest running project to build a highly advanced networked hypertext system. Will it replace the world wide web?"
11:30PM-2:30AM SLT: Hosted by Amon Glass on Better World island, a tour through a virtual recreation of a refugee camp in Darfur, with free T-shirts, wristbands, links to web site petitions, and more. (Brief NWN story on Camp Darfur here.)
Tuesday, April 4
7:00-9:00PM SLT: Astrin Few plays live jazz guitar at the Docks in Clyde. NWN's story on Astrin and his erstwhile sax accompanist here.
Wednesday, April 5
8:00-9:00PM SLT: Jazz pianist Jaycatt Nico plays live at the Cliffside Bar.
Thursday, April 6
7:00-9:00PM: Frogg Marlowe plays and sings live at Cliffside Bar. NWN's story on Mr. Marlowe's incredible rise to SL stardom is here.
Friday, April 7
11:00AM-1:00PM SLT: Drag racing at the Thunder Roadhouse.
4:00PM-5:30PM SLT: Tateru Nino hosts her weekly Gathering of Volunteers.
Saturday, April 8
12:00AM-3:00AM SLT: Lukas Thetan hosts an adventure mystery quest: "The Case of the Missing Meatloaf". Begin the case from Trackers' clubhouse, then go forth on the continent to find the clues that lead to loaf.
4:00-5:30PM SLT: Palemoon Twilight hosts a meeting of lovers who met in Second Life. "We are gathering to exchange stories, encourage, and have fun with others who have met online," she announces.
6:00PM-7:30PM SLT: An interdenominational prayer and meditation meeting also hosted by Palemoon Twilight, with particular attention focused on the ongoing genocidal tragedy in the Darfur region of Sudan.
6:00PM-9:00PM SLT: Pixeleen Mistral launches a three day custom-made sailboat contest with competitors vying for prizes totaling L$4000, in categories such as Best Pirate Ship Sail and Most Deadly Pirate Ship Overall.
Sunday, April 9
7:00-9:00PM SLT: Cylindrian Rutabaga performs live at the Cliffside Bar.