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Archive for February 4th, 2013

Join us at 2pm SLT today, Monday 4th February, for our new episode of Designing Worlds at our studio in Garden of Dreams as we visit Old Time Prims, the home of Vintage Retro, a new region next door to 1920s Berlin, but covering a far wider time period, and featuring some interesting real life crossovers.

Vintage Retro - photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Vintage Retro – photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

The name of the region is Old Time Prims (as the owner of the region, Mila Edelman, is also the owner of that well known vintage store), but it is also known as Vintage Retro. It is drawing together a wealth of vintage and retro commercial ventures – and some that actually cross boundaries into real life.

Modelled on a bustling vintage European city, with echoes of Munich, Vienna and Budapest, it provides an intriguing home for a number of stores and vintage locations. Mila will be giving us a guided tour and an insight into how smaller stores with a strong theme can help one another – and themselves too!

It makes for a fascinating show – so do come and join us at 2pm.

Vintage Retro - photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Vintage Retro – photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Or – if you can’t attend in person – tune in at 2pm SLT on Monday for the live show on http://treet.tv/live – where you can now chat with other audience members and even some of the participants during the show – or catch it later in the week on our shows page on the Treet.tv web site at http://treet.tv/shows/designingworlds – our very own version of the iPlayer!

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Idyll on Alirium

Idyll on Alirium

You may have seen our message about needing dancers for the One Billion Rising video that we are making in Second Life – and please, please do sign up to dance!

One of my most delightful tasks over the past few days was scouting out locations for this – some of which we’re going to be using, and some of which we’re not. I won’t spoil the sur[prise of which will eventually appear – but I thought I’d share the opportunity to share some of my findings.

The first of these is the beautiful region of Alirium – a lovely, peaceful landscape. Interesting, I gritted my teeth and set my graphics on high … but it just made the water look darker (albeit more transparent). It actually looked nicer on a slightly lower setting to me.

Do try the jigsaw … and come and dance!

Click to Mix and Solve

Idyll on Alirium

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Catch up with your Prim Perfect jigsaws (showing images of Second Life and other virtual worlds).

If you’d like to submit a photo of your own to feature as a jigsaw, send it to the Prim Perfect Flickr Group. It should be sized 800w x 600h, or else it will need to be re-sized.

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One Billion Rising in Second Life

One Billion Rising in Second Life

Hot Off the Press…  Would you like to come and dance in our special One Billion Rising video?

The One Billion Rising in Second Life team is reaching out to the SL Community for female avatars interested in participating in our upcoming SL video in support of the global campaign One Billion Rising, the movement that seeks to put an end to violence against women and girls.

We have approximately 10 available openings per time.  You will need to come in appropriate attire for each event.

To sign up for one or more of our designated film sessions, send a notecard inworld to Samantha Ohrberg.

You will be sent a landmark once you have been assigned to your group/s.

Monday, February 4, 2013
THEME TIME DRESS ATTIRE
Countryside 4:00pm  SLT Country
Modern London 5:00pm SLT Business
Art in Second Life 6:00pm SLT Gracie’s Special Skins (supplied free)

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
THEME TIME DRESS ATTIRE
Steampunk 3:00pm  SLT Steampunk Costume
Tropical 4:00pm SLT Beachwear –not swimming costumes
India 6:00pm SLT Indian (clothes & avatars)

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013
THEME TIME DRESS ATTIRE
Post apocalyptic 3:00pm  SLT Post Apocalyptic/cyberpunk but NO injured skins
Oriental city 4:00pm SLT Modern Oriental (clothes and avatars)

Due to the scheduled allotted time per video shoot, we ask that you are dressed and ready prior to reaching your designated film location. For those in multiple shoots in one day, we recommend creating an outfit folder with everything you will need to  change.quickly.

Read the links provided in this notecard for additional information.
One Billion Rising in SL official blog : http://onebillionrisingsl.wordpress.com/
One Billion Rising Youtube: http://youtu.be/fL5N8rSy4CU
One  Billion Rising RL website: https://secure.onebillionrising.org/page/event/detail/wd8

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