Friday, September 11, 2015

2015 EVENT: EVENTS: Upcoming: Opportunities and events, Sept. 11, 2015

EVENTS: Upcoming: Opportunities and events, 
Sept. 11, 2015  
Twice a month I gather and post information and links about upcoming opportunities and events in SL or HG. Just the ones that I think will interest my readers.  I update the post if I get new information.  If your event is not listed, mention it in the comments section of this blog. 
  • Opportunities
  • Upcoming  Events
  • Regular events
  • Google+ communities and other groups
  • Calendars
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  • (More after the break)
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News and Notes

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      Opportunities

      PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE: UWA 3D Art & Film Challenges 2015, New

      The University of Western Australia (UWA) has launched 'PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE, the 6th UWA Grand Art Challenge and MachinimUWA VIII with a starting prize pool in excess of L$400,000.   Deadline: Midnight SLT, 31st October 201

      Upcoming special events 

      G+ groups and calendars for HG events

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            Sundays 

            Aine's Hedononism:

            When: every Sunday at 5pm grid time (8pm EST)

            Where: HGTP to refugegrid.com:8002 then local portal to Hedonism dance club
            (with a request that people *not* directly HGTP into the region out of respect for those already there)
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            Music: each week I feature a different era or style of music from my very large music collection, also taking any requests from guests that are in line with the week's theme
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            Dress: anything you like (A-rated region)..even better if it's in keeping with the week's theme 
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            • Kitely Community Meeting
            • Sundays at 1 pm California time  
            • Web: 
            • http://www.kitely.com/virtual-world/Ilan-Tochner/Kitely-Welcome-Center
            • Firestorm Hop: hop://osgrid.kitely.com:8002/Kitely Welcome Center/127/34/24
            • HG: In HG enabled-grid, paste line below into World Map, next to find, click Find, TP
            • grid.kitely.com:8002:Kitely Welcome Center
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            • Hypergrid WIP show
            • Sept 20. 
            • 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, Noon, California time
            • The Hypergrid WIP Show
            • Hypergate WIP Show  
            • Standard grid address: grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II
            • Look for the walkin TP at the entry point.

            Mondays

            Anyone for Mondays?

            Tuesdays

            Lauren's Place, Lauren and Friends

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            • Starfleet Boogie Tuesdays at 1200 noon California time on Majel Region.
            • HG address: paste the line below in World Map, next to Find, click Find. TP 
            • grid.3rdrockgrid.com:8002:Starfleet Astraio
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            • NMA & The Sun & Moon Group Presents:
            • 1st and 3rd Tues of the month at Wizards Retreat on Cookie II, Kitely Grid
            • Matthew Broyles 11AM PST The Matthew Show Returns!
            • Joe Rizzo 12PM A Man, A Guitar & sometimes a looper!
            • Guest performers from time to time 
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            • Firestorm hop:  In Kitely, paste this hop in the nav bar of Firestorm, enter
            • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/490/458/100
            • Grid address: grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II
            • Paste address into the World Map next to Find.  Click Find.
            • TP to Kitely, use the hop. hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/490/458/100
            • Calendar for: The Sun & Moon Group - Wizards Retreat, Kitely

            Wednesdays

            Thursdays

            TBD

            Fridays

            TBD

            Saturdays

            • Raktajino Hour is held every Saturday at 0800hrs California time on Starfleet Astraios Region. 
            • HG address: paste the line below in World Map, next to Find. click Find. TP 
            • grid.3rdrockgrid.com:8002:Starfleet Astraios 
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            • Metaverse tours, most Saturdays at 1 pm California time.
            • We meet at the Kitely Welcome Center.  HG address:
            • grid.kitely.com:8002
            • Paste the line above into the world map, next to Find.  Click Find, TP
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            Scheduled events, not weekly

            New Media Arts Musical events-- Roxy Roller at Wizard's retreat on Cookie II

            • Tuesday, September 1st   Joe Rizzo at 12PM & (free/for tips) Open Mic at 1P
            • Tuesday, September 8th  Matthew Broyles at 1PM & (free) Open Mic at 2PM
            • Tuesday, September 22nd Matthew Broyles 11AM & Joe Rizzo 12PM
            • Wednesday September 30th Fuschia Nightfire w/Zen Arado 12PM & Gaia KItten 1PM
            • Firestorm hop:  In Kitely, paste this hop in the nav bar of Firestorm, enter
            • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/490/458/100
            • Grid address: grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II
            • Paste address into the World Map next to Find.  Click Find.  TP
            • TP to Kitely, use the hop. hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/490/458/100
            • Calendar for: The Sun & Moon Group - Wizards Retreat, Kitely
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            G+ Communities & other groups

            15 largest G+ Communities on HG:  Maria's article  

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                  How this works

                  This article will post on the Friday before the first and 15th of the month.  I will try to include an item about any event or offer I know about the day before posting.  To be included any notice must include the location, unambiguous date, and the reason(s) why people would want to attend.  If I don't think my readers will be interested, I will not post.

                  Location: For SL, give the SLurl.  For Hypergrid, give the HG address in standard form:
                  • <hg-address>:<hg-port>:[<region-name>]
                  If you put the prefix http:// on it, I will remove it.  That prefix indicates a web link and causes the browser to show the expression as a clickable link, thus confusing people not already familiar with the oddities of virtual worlds.  Firestorm does not use the http:// for map search and may not know how to interpret it.  

                  Date Include the date in California time.  Add any other times you wish but be clear about the locations. 

                  Reasons: Think beyond your local community if you want to attract outsiders.  Think beyond words (especially beyond overused marketing expressions.)  Think of pictures, GIFs, and videos.  If you post a 5 minute video on YouTube well in advance of an interesting event, I will very likely embed it in an article.


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                  News and Notes

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                    The Hypergrid WIP Show

                    The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. All builders from beginner to pro are invited.  Presentations are in voice and text.  For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  Voice presentations may be captured in video.  Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog. 
                    • HG address: Put the line below in the world map, next to Find. Click Find.  TP.
                    • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II
                    • In Kitely: put the line below in the Firestorm nav bar, enter
                    • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/77/373/22
                    • Upcoming WIPs: Sept. 20

                    Previous Articles from the WIP show 

                      PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE: UWA 3D Art & Film Challenges 2015,

                      The University of Western Australia (UWA) has launched 'PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE, the 6th UWA Grand Art Challenge and MachinimUWA VIII with a starting prize pool in excess of L$560,000.   Deadline: Midnight SLT, 31st October 201

                      Summer of Arts submissions open on Metropolis

                      Entertainment on the Hypergrid

                      Depending on your interests

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