Things to do in Second Life – Week of February 25, 2013

Check out some of the fun and exciting things to do and see in Second Life this week:

Fundraisers:

2013
Relay for Life: 
in Second Life TeamRegistration has opened!! Please see the websites below for
more information:

http://rflofsl.intuitwebsites.com/

https://www.facebook.com/rflofsl

Contests:

Catch the North Gang: The German Community launches its first event in 2013: Catch the North Gang. Hunt all members of the north gang in numerous shops for a chance to win and win up to L$ 1,500. Every North member carries a suitcase filled with stolen property and a code letter. Collect all parts and code letters and find the solution words. Running from February 20th to the 28th, good luck!

Fashion:

L’Accessoires: L’Accessoires is a monthly fashion event beginning on the 15th of every month until the 8th of the following month. Some of Second Life’s top designers showcase exclusive original accessories and shoes. Join the monthly flickr contest to have a chance to win fabulous prizes from the designers! Details are at the venue.

Music & Festivals:

My Attic at The Deck:  My Attic at The Deck is a special event that occurring every two months. My Attic combines the talents of the tenants of The Deck with special guests, and producing a collection based on pop music, this special theme. Don’t miss out on all the wonderful items and amazing prices. Act fast, this event only lasts from February 21st to the 28th.

The Green Festival:  Come to Tribute City as they celebrate all things green with a month-long festival to honor St. Patricks Day! Events include contests, raffles, live DJ’s, tribute bands, fun rides and much, much more. For more information, be sure to visit http://tributecity.blogspot.com/.

KittyCatS! Goes Wild West: A grid-wide gift awaits you as KittyCatS! celebrates turning two all month long! Ride a MegaPuss Cat through a western town, play games,
hang out with friends enjoy dancing in the saloon, visit an Indian Village and more! Stroll through the little shack area and see the creative art installations our community has put together. Pick up your birthday cat gift and get it’s mate by doing a fun grid wide hunt! Find out more at: http://kittycats.biz

Hunts:

I Love New York City Hunt:  February and Valentine’s Day mean love is in the air. New York City, the fashion capital of Second Life, spreads style and fashion throughout the grid in the new I Love New York City Hunt. Produced by Flair For Events, the I Love New York City Hunt launched on February 14th runs through the end of the month. For hunt hints, be sure to visit http://bit.ly/12Oopvy.

Marathon Caye Spring Awakening Hunt:  Welcome to the newest installation at the Woods of Marathon Caye: the fine arts gallery. Come here for featured Second Life artistry and an enjoyable place to socialize. Marathon Caye is in full spring season mode as well, so why not try their Spring Awakening Hunt. Explore the sim to find spring daisies bearing gifts. Happy hunting!

Catch the North Gang:  The German Community launches its first event in 2013: Catch the North Gang. Hunt all members of the north gang in numerous shops for a chance to win and win up to L$ 1,500. Every North member carries a suitcase filled with stolen property and a code letter. Collect all parts and code letters and find the solution words. Running from February 20th to the 28th, good luck!

The Tainted Love HuntThe Tainted Love Hunt is a grid-wide treasure hunt focusing on anything but that nice, romantic Valentines Day love. Expect obsessional love, painful love, even loving unto death. Featuring great prizes from some of most troubled, twisted and talented people in Second Life, the Tainted Love Hunt runs from February 1st to February 28th, 2013.

Art & Exhibitions:

Manilism: Manilism is a collaboration between new media artists Julius Redillas and Richard Coronel. This multimedia installation features the premiere of the video Bleached Nightmare, performances and a sound art. The sim runs from February 1st through the end of February. Come and see.

Split Screen Installation Space:  The fantastical installation “Yes, Giovanni” by Yooma Mayo is showing at the Split Screen Installation Space, along with Pixels Sideways’s “Afterlife.” Showing through February 28th, this isn’t a show to miss.

LEA Arts Festival:  What better way to showcase the work of over 30 artists, performers and machinimatographers than with a month-long celebration in February? The LEA Arts Festival features twenty full sims of art installations, machinima screenings, artist talks, interviews, performances, classes and more! Opening day is Feb 2nd with a
packed schedule of great events. Read more at http://lindenarts.blogspot.com

Danger in Evolution: DangerInEvolution is a project born from an artistic collaboration between Kicca Igaly and Nessuno Myoo for the LEA (Linden Endowment for the Arts). DangerInEvolution makes it possible to see the contradiction at the heart of any technological and scientific evolution that fails to take into account, maturity and an awareness and value of all potential risks. The installation is open from now until the end of February.

CitySphere: Welcome to Citysphère, a new vision of Second Life. A city with 132 buildings distributed on a floating sphere, this mind-bending experience features three times the surface area of most sims and must be seen. For more information, and important Citysphere advice, go to bit.ly/RNdSf1. The exhibition runs throughout the month.

Puzzles/Games:

Global Domination:  Global Domination will immerse you in exciting and interactive puzzle solving game play. It will take you through a challenging journey through the globe as you solve puzzles based on different countries around the world. Solve all the puzzles and win amazing prizes from some of Second Life’s favorite stores. Come get your passport today to play for fun and then finish for your prizes!

The Winter Safety Game: Winter weather can be a killer. The challenge of The Winter Safety Game is to prepare home, barn, and car for a winter blizzard and travel safely through it to Grandma’s 75th birthday party. Score points by interacting with content, encountering a variety of hazardous situations and solving problems. Collect enough points to access skating, fireworks, and prizes at the party. Open now through March 20th.

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Things to Do in Second Life – Week of January 27, 2013

Check out some of the fun and exciting things to do and see in Second Life this week:

Hunts:
The Stupid Cupid Hunt:  That Cupid, he’s so stupid! Flying around, shooting arrows everywhere, making everyone dizzy, trailing little hearts wherever he goes… He’s trying to make love matches all across SecondLife! It’s time to stop Cupid before he gets any more stupid! Find the arrows at stores across SL to lead you to Cupid’s love nest and fall in love with over 20 sponsor prizes! Running from February 1st to the 15th, don’t miss it.

The Tainted Love Hunt: The Tainted Love Hunt is a grid-wide treasure hunt focusing on anything but that nice, romantic Valentines Day love. Expect obsessional love, painful love, even loving unto death. Featuring great prizes from some of most troubled, twisted and talented people in Second Life, the Tainted Love Hunt runs from February 1st to February 28th, 2013.

Cold Winter Nights Hunt:  The Cold Winter Nights Hunt is a high quality gridwide hunt from 50 of your favorite designers and stores. Set your diary to midnight on January 15th and get ready to hunt! Each quality item in this hunt only costs 10 Lindens! Be sure to check out their website for more details: http://coldwinternightshunt.wordpress.com/.

The Room 326 Hunt:  The Silent Peacock Hotel has been recently closed for an investigation after 15 people have disappeared from their premises. The only thing the people have in common is that they all have spent a night in Room 326. Do you dare to enter and discover the evil secrets it holds? Event held through Jan. 31.

Art & Exhibitions:
Danger in Evolution: DangerInEvolution is a project born from an artistic collaboration between Kicca Igaly and Nessuno Myoo for the LEA (Linden Endowment for the Arts). DangerInEvolution makes it possible to see the contradiction at the heart of any technological and scientific evolution that fails to take into account, maturity and an awareness and value of all potential risks. The installation is open from now until the end of February.

CitySphere:  Welcome to Citysphère, a new vision of Second Life. A city with 132 buildings distributed on a floating sphere, this mind-bending experience features three times the surface area of most sims and must be seen. For more information, and important Citysphere advice, go to bit.ly/RNdSf1. The exhibition runs throughout the month.

Stardust Art:  Stardust Art is an exhibition curated by Francesca Barbi Marinetti, and takes place both Rome and in Second Life at MIC. Featuring art from a host of artists, all creations have been dedicated to the actress Monica Vitti. These digital works will be included in a machinima video that will be screened at Margutta RistorArte January 14. Come and enjoy!

Fundraisers:
Charity Music Box for Children:  Music Box for Children, held through Jan. 22, is an auction and sale in favor of SOS Children Villages in India. Set in a wintery landscape by Trill Zapatero, take a free pair of ice skates, enjoy the sounds and art! The installation features works by Betty Tureaud, Bryn Oh, Eliza Wierwight, Eupalinos Ugajin, Giovanna Cerise, Igor Ballyhoo, Melusina Parkin, Pol Jarvinen, Rebeca Bashly, SaveMe Oh, Rose Borchovski, Trill Zapatero, Ub Yifu and much more.

Puzzles/Games:
The Winter Safety Game:  Winter weather can be a killer. The challenge of The Winter Safety Game is to prepare home, barn, and car for a winter blizzard and travel safely through it to Grandma’s 75th birthday party. Score points by interacting with content, encountering a variety of hazardous situations and solving problems. Collect enough points to access skating, fireworks, and prizes at the party. Open now through March 20th.