Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Happening Things Around the Grid Review

Last Sunday I did my weekly events review for SL Live Radio during DJ Soni's Slowbake show and it continues to air other times during the week.  We were on location at the skating area DJ Deepert so beautifully constructed.  Once again I'll repeat most of it here minus the intro and closing.

DJ Soni & Kara  Skating SL Live Radio

Lately winter and holiday events have taken over the grid.
I've previously mentioned some of my December favs such as Calas Galahdon's "White Christmas" located here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Lost%20Stars/128/128/22
 and previously blogged here: http://karasecondlife.blogspot.com/2015/11/white-christmas-at-calas-galahdon-open.html
Laura Liberty's "Christmas Town" here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Townies/128/128/51
and others sims like Silent Night, The North Pole and Candy Cane Lane.

There are also a lot of holiday hunts and gachas like the Falala Gacha http://huntsl.com/2015/11/16/fa-la-la-la-gacha-event/  that runs through the 26th, the Candy Cane 7 grid-wide hunt http://kastlerockhunts.blogspot.com/  that runs through the 25th, and the White Elephant Gacha Holiday Fair http://www.evilbunnysl.com/evil-bunny-home.html running through the 26th and of course Arcade Gacha is open  http://thearcadesl.com/.  Many more can be found inworld and online at the Get Your Hunt on Hunt SL blog.

Another fun holiday activity is checking out all the SL advent calendars where businesses and event organizers give a new freebie each day of the month and I've found the most comprehensive list of locations for these over at the Showtime blog. http://showtimemagazine.net/?page_id=5474 They are also a great source for events and shows in SL. While there be sure to submit you nominations for best entertainers by  December 31st for the 1015 Live Music Awards through Showtime Magazine.  The various categories include venues, new artists, and so forth.

I'd also like to mention I've posted a Holiday Shopping Guide ( here: http://karasecondlife.blogspot.com/2015/12/holiday-gift-guide-2015.html)  of some of my favorite gift giving ideas on my blog  filled with expected and some unique ideas such as purchasing a Whispering Sands Live promotions party t-shirt which his also your entry into a raffle for your chance to win a live music show from your choice of their musicians in January. (see
here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Katalin/244/211/22 )

This week LEA will announce their art land grant winners so be prepared fro some great new art exhibits popping up over there.  (update: http://lindenarts.blogspot.com/2015/12/lea-round-10-air-land-grant-artists.html  and take special note of one named "Kara" woot!)    And if you like the art scene be sure to visit MetaLES where they are on their 3rd installation of 4.  And of course Bryn Oh's The Gathering is one of my favorites over at Immersiva here:    http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Immersiva/128/128/34

For you shoppers On9 December Fire and Ice is now open through the 28th featuring exclusive nongacha and gacha items from some of SL's hottest designers. Official website here: https://on9sl.wordpress.com/

And The Dickens Project runs through the 20th that features "A Christmas Carol" over at Brady University benefiting The Community Virtual Library.  They have various other events lined up and there are a couple today including the Raglan Shire Tinie Carolers which I love, so you might enjoy checking out their show over at Seanchai Island-visit here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/100/209/28 .

That's was it for Sunday's review but of course there is so much more and you can tune into DJ Soni's SL Live show each Sunday from noon to 2pm SLT to hear the weekly review premiere each week or check back on this blog and sometimes I repeat parts of it here.  Her blog about it all and live music in SL is located here: http://sonicityradio.blogspot.com/