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Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with Caitlin Tobias and Huckleberry Hax, creators of the upcoming feature-length SciFi thriller - STÖMOL - which is completely shot in Second Life!

Tune in on Friday, July 17th at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Linden Lab

This week’s Second Life Destinations video explores Voodoo Land, which shares a direct border with the cyberpunk region Little World. Created by long-term SL residents and designers Sofie Janic and Monkey Wonder, Voodoo Land also has an urban noir aesthetic, but with a hedonistic flair reminiscent of Las Vegas or New Orleans.

This virtual Sin City of sorts is an expansive region to explore in detail and take photographs; storefronts and buildings bear unique neon signs and there is an abundance of colorful street art ranging from abstract geometric patterns to murals. Turn the corner and you might see a digital billboard.

There is also a basketball court, arcade, and a skatepark for recreation. In fact, this week’s video features Los Angeles-based author Antoine Wilson, who rediscovered his passion for skateboarding in Second Life while sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here he explores Voodoo Land and brings out that old board to try some ollies. There is a lot of open space for skaters of all experience levels, so feel free to give it a shot.

There are also several shopping spots to choose from, including Voodoo Mainstore and Vegas Tattoo. If you need a place to rest, plop down next to an adorable pair of pugs in a rooftop pool. They really thought of everything.

Visit Voodoo Land today!

 

Tara Linden

Last week we announced the beginning of Music Mondays, a new weekly initiative to spotlight the diverse talents of the musicians of Second Life. 

Our first featured musician is Quartz, whose eclectic style is sure to have something for everyone. Some of you may already know of him, as he has been a Resident and fixture of the SL music scene for quite some time. A talented multi-instrumentalist, his musical style is classic, indie, and progressive rock. As with any devoted artist, his style has evolved over the years, and we encourage you to check it out.

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(Photo courtesy of DupliCat)

A selection of his music is available on ReverbNation and HearNow, as well as some videos on YouTube.

Q: What was the first record you ever bought?

A: Hmmm... that's a toughy. I think it was Quadrophenia by The Who. Might have been Pink Floyd’s Animals. First Queensryche EP? The soundtrack to Heavy Metal? I still have all of these.

Q: When and how did you discover Second Life?

A: I saw a show on TV about SL and I thought "That looks cool!" After I signed up, I found out you could actually perform music to an audience. Double cool. And off I went...

Q: What instruments do you play and how did you first become interested in making music?

A: Keyboards, electric guitar (lead & bass), acoustic guitar, drums, voice, still working on harmonica. How? I took, I think, three or four guitar lessons when I was young then I stopped. Then out of those, I figured out how to play "Squeeze Box" by The Who. After that, I couldn't stop. Still can't. Once I start working on something, I just go and go. I don't know what I'd do without music.

Q: Describe your favorite experience as a musician in SL.

A: It's hard to pick one. Out of recent memory, it's doing the Pink Floyd tribute shows with Skyfire (ParticleTom Nova and Lexi Marshdevil). Tom & Lexi are so talented and creative and their particles look stunning with the music of Floyd. I love that we can combine two arts into one show. Stay tuned... Pink Floyd's "The Wall" show is coming soon :) My other favourite experience is dualing with Max Kleene. Sadly, I don't have time to dual a lot, but I really enjoy my shows with Max; we're just two crazy Canucks having fun. I highly encourage you to check out dual shows (2 or more musicians). It's a very cool experience.

Q: If you could open for any musician, who would it be?

A: Peter Gabriel. I'd actually be happy having a tea with him to say thank you for all he's done. An artist beyond time and scope.

Q: What aspects of the SL music community are the most meaningful to you?

A: The support of the fans in SL for live music and the arts. In RL, it's so hard to generate an audience appreciative of performing artists to come to the shows. I have some really great fans that come out consistently and support me & the SLive Music venues. I'm very grateful for all of them. I've been told I have some of the best fans out there by venue owners. That makes me very happy.

Q: Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, there's been a lot of talk on the internet about how all the extra time at home we have could be put to creative use. That can feel like a lot of pressure, and it's important to acknowledge that it's okay to just focus on taking care of yourself and your loved ones during this uniquely stressful time. What are your thoughts on that, and has your creative output been impacted by these circumstances?

A: My creative output has remained pretty much the same. I keep the same hours. I do miss being able to play with my RL band for live shows. But for everyone to be safe, those will have to wait. I did finally get my EP finished though. And up on the Spotify/iTunes thingy. So maybe my output has been impacted. I'd rather everyone stay safe and do their best to help others stay safe. This will be over. Might not be next week. But it will pass.

 

Quartz would also like to give a shoutout to his management team. His manager, DupliCat, has been by his side from the beginning, and he would also like to give a huge thank you to Liz Harley, Laurie Alexis and the entire Keys Management Group (KMG)

Thank you so much for taking the time to share this with us, Quartz!

Please check out his calendar for information on his upcoming shows.

Strawberry Linden

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Pictured: Glitch Social

Each week, the Second Life Destination Guide editorial team reviews dozens of new locations and events worth exploring. With all those beautiful destinations to check out, we thought we’d highlight a few of the entries that stood out to the editorial team.

Visit the Virtual Gen Con Welcome Center and learn how to participate in a Virtual Gen Con experience that runs from July 30th to August 2nd. You have to register for it early, so make sure to visit soon!

 

We added some beautiful new regions to Editors' Picks this week:

 

 

 

Murder City shut down for renovations earlier this month, and now they are back taking us into the future once more!

 

There are also two new art installations to explore this week:

 

 

And finally, this is your last weekend to explore SL17B before it's gone forever! The last day of SL17B is July 12th, so teleport over now.

 

Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.

Connect with Second Life on Social Media:
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Tara Linden

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We are very excited to announce a brand new initiative that aims to highlight the many talented musicians of Second Life. Our virtual world has a thriving community of artists who span a vibrant range of styles. At any moment in Second Life, you’ll find live music performances occurring across the many clubs and venues that are a key part of the fabric that makes up the Second Life community. We feel that the music scene in Second Life deserves wider recognition and promotion -- and that’s why we’ve created Music Mondays. 

Beginning next week, we will be spotlighting a different musician in a blog post published each Monday. This is your chance to discover and celebrate the musicians of Second Life as we share insightful background information, interview questions, and links to their music and/or videos. As many of you know, there are hundreds of music oriented regions and venues in SL. We hope to spread awareness of this active scene, as the calendar of live performances is brimming with excitement. In the near future, we’ll start to showcase some artists on our recurring talk show “Lab Gab,” too!

If you would like to be featured, or have a recommendation, please fill out this form.

 

Tara Linden

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Does your avatar need a furry friend? From more traditional options like dogs and cats to farm animals and exotic creatures, there is a delightful array of pets available at the Second Life Marketplace. No need to worry about whether your landlord approves or if you have the space.

You can also pamper your pet with stylish collars, beds, and other accessories. Will your in-world buddy be a couch potato or a ball of energy? It’s up to you! They say pets take on their owners’ traits. Plus, just like people often ask to pet a dog they pass on the street, virtual pets can make great conversation starters. It might just be time for you to open the cat cafe of your dreams. Check out the Animals section of our Destination Guide for some awesome pet-spiration today.

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Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she speaks with Rosie Helendale. Rosie is an informative vlogger who creates brilliant tutorials and shares the latest breaking news in Second Life. Rosie will also be taking Strawberry on a field trip. 

Tune in on Friday, July 10th at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist

Linden Lab

It is officially summer and Jambo, an expertly crafted African landscape, is the perfect place for a virtual safari vacation.

The sounds of nature and occasional rhythmic hand drumming create an atmosphere that is both peaceful and chipper.

Cracked dirt paths connect different parts of this region, such as a small village and a savanna filled with wildlife. On one end, a regal lion surveys the land from a tall rock. No need to worry though, all the animals are friendly. Jambo is a prime place for nature photography, as explorers will see everything from zebras and giraffes to a flamboyance of flamingos along the shore. The diverse terrains of the massive African continent are colorfully brought to life as you go from desert to savanna to jungle.

Take in the sights by riding an elephant by yourself or with a friend! Visit Jambo! A voyage to Africa today. 

If your trip gets you hooked on natural beauty, feel free to travel to more of our wilderness regions.

 

Strawberry Linden

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Pictured: Aspen Fell

Each week, the Second Life Destination Guide editorial team reviews dozens of new locations and events worth exploring. With all those beautiful destinations to check out, we thought we’d highlight a few of the entries that stood out to the editorial team.

Make sure to check out the We Will Be Heard Event, opening to the public on July 4th: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.

Connect with Second Life on Social Media:
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Linden Lab

The latest “Second Life Destinations” video takes viewers on a trip to Paris in Second Life.

Designed by longtime SL resident Trouble Dethly Crystal, Vive La Paris was built as a special gift by the creator for his girlfriend in Argentina. 

“Whether it is her favorite song posters adorning the walls of the music store, the outdoor gallery of some my favorite images by her, to the cheese and flower shop and everything in between, the region is my love letter to her,” says Dethly.

Highlights of the region featured in the video include the Eiffel Tower, shops, cafes, and an outdoor exhibit of Second Life photography.

“Initially, the region was only meant to be rented for two weeks like the other date experiences I have taken her on, where I would hire a couple of live singers for a private show...This time I even had a friend roleplay as a waitress so we could experience a full-service dinner. It was after this date that Ara and I decided to keep the region to share with others to explore, to use as a backdrop for their photographs, or even take their partner or friends for a full-service roleplay dinner.”

Vive La Paris is only one of several vacation destinations you can explore in Second Life. Take a look at this recent list of seven of our favorite virtual travel hot spots worth exploring from the comfort of home.

CREDITS:

Video Production: Draxtor Despres

Tara Linden

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The news can be a little scary as of late, and when you’re cooped up inside it’s easy to get stuck in a loop of not-so-positive thoughts. In fact, our brains are wired to remember negative experiences more easily than moments of kindness. However, it is absolutely possible to change your mental habits to make your day to day more fulfilling, and not just by watching videos of dog dancing competitions. Although there’s nothing wrong with that.

An important step in this process is mindfulness. The act of being truly present and appreciating the moment has appeared in many belief systems, both religious and secular. No matter what school of thought guides you, we all have beating hearts that get tired from working overtime due to stress. Meditation has been proven to reduce anxiety and even improve your physical health. 

It’s important to take care of yourself, not just for your benefit, but also so you can be around the people important to you for as long as possible. 

If you’d like to take a moment to be still in nature or quietly contemplate, there are many soothing locations in Second Life for a virtual meditation session. We hope these places can help you feel free from worry.

  1. Chinook Rockies 3SL: A mountainous region dappled with lush patches of trees and waterfalls to help you take some deep breaths.
  2. Isle of Pandasia: This surreal cluster of small, mossy islands is a great place to admire birds, lily pads, and glittering rock bridges. You might even see a giant floating fish!
  3. Botanical: For the avatars with green thumbs, Botanical is a great place to take a peaceful walk surrounded by a variety of plants or get ideas to cultivate the garden of your virtual world dreams.
  4. Star Journey: If you’d like to take your “me time” with a side of cosmic splendor, this stunning collection of sky galleries is truly otherworldly.
  5. Saddles Art Gallery & Ballroom: Take a stroll through this enchanting garden adorned with artwork that is complemented by the sound of wind chimes and birdsong.

 

Strawberry Linden

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Pictured: Brick Lane

Each week, the Second Life Destination Guide editorial team reviews dozens of new locations and events worth exploring. With all those beautiful destinations to check out, we thought we’d highlight a few of the entries that stood out to the editorial team.

On Sunday, June 28th at 12pm PT/SLT the game show, "The 1st Question" returns to Second Life with a special guest, Ebbe Linden! If you can't watch in-world, check out the live stream on the 
PookyMedia YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/K22a54Qizro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are two new art exhibits to explore!

 

 

If you're looking to do some family role-play in a BeYou friendly residential community, check out the following two new communities:

 

 

Also, SL17B is open until July 12th, so don't forget to visit before then!

 

Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.

Connect with Second Life on Social Media:
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Linden Lab

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As we announced last week, ten last names have officially been retired and are no longer available for purchase. 

Today, we are pleased to announce the names replacing them, available as an option for purchase now:

Vortex
Fluffpaw
Sassypants
Amethyst
Bloodrose
Aurelia
Starlight

Additionally, three names are being made available for purchase in honor of Second Life’s 17th Birthday theme: 

Wayfarer
Rover
Wanderer

These three names will be retired in the next round of updates, so if you’re interested, be sure to grab them while they’re available!

We will continue to make additional updates to the available last name pool, so if these options aren’t for you, stay tuned for future updates. 

Linden Lab

The latest “Second Life Destinations” video explores the new community event Pride Festival SL, which runs from June 24-28. 

Dimitri Cloud (Juicy Mango in SL), who co-founded and manages the event with Eva Artemisia, organized the event as a way to bring the community together during the pandemic.

“We went through this pandemic worldwide, and we think that more than ever, Second Life is a safe hub, a safe place,” he says. 

The theme for Pride Festival 2020 is “We are fire!” 

Fire can be sublime and life-sustaining, a powerful energy that provides warmth and light. The colorful stages pop with energy against the desert backdrop, and so will your outfit! The organizers feel that it is so important to remind each other we are not alone during times like these, and we couldn't agree more.

The event will feature parties with live DJs and music, shopping, gifts, and more. Check out the official Facebook page for instructions on how to join the contests and raffles. There will also be a fashion show art gallery.

Not to be overlooked is the wide aisle leading to the center of the stage, which is emblazoned with the words "Black Lives Matter," perhaps inspired by the street mural in Washington DC. 

This event will also feature workshops highlighting the needs for mental and physical wellbeing that marginalized communities don’t always have access to.

Please visit their website for more information and visit the event inworld. We hope to see you there! 

VIDEO PRODUCTION CREDITS:
Video produced by Draxtor Despres

PRIDE SL TEAM CREDITS:
Founder: Eva Artemesia
Manager: Dimitri Cloud
Music Manager (European time) & Art Manager: Emerald Heartsong
Model Manager: LillyoftheVeil
Judge Manager: Clio Anatine
Event Manager: Audrey Guter
Event Manager: Dreamsphere Zeimer
Vlogger: Any Bergan
Photographer: Andybowie
Social Media Manager and Crashed Club Day Manager: Claudia Panthar
Music Manager: Xenia Stoop
Fashion Show Director & Security: Willilicious Georgette
Security: Tetsuo88

Linden Lab

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This year’s theme for our SL17B celebrations is “vacations and road trips” - and, in this spirit, we are pleased to debut today a five-part mini-series dedicated to the unique history, culture and communities surrounding one of the most popular modes of travel in our virtual world - railroads in Second Life.

Our virtual journalist Draxtor Despres recently took a ride on the rails of SL to travel across miles of virtual railroad tracks spanning across the grid. Along the way, he makes multiple stops to meet a wide variety of colorful characters and creative communities.

In episode one, Hrdtop75 Deluxe of the Virtual Railroad Consortium joins Drax for a look back at the origins and history of the Second Life Railroad (SLRR) system which originated in 2003 within the northwest part of the Sansara continent before eventually expanding to more than 80 regions including the Heterocera (or Atoll continent). 

Episode two focuses on the Bay City Short Line and trolley developed under the guidance of SLRR co-founder Athos Murphy (formerly known as Michael Linden).

In episode three, both Drax and Hrdtop75 explore the ONSR (Okemo Nakiska & Southern Railway), located in the snowland regions of the Sansara continent. The ONSR spans across 13 regions and serves 10 stations for a roundtrip averaging about 22 minutes.

Episode four highlights the communities surrounding the ZZR (Zany Zen Railway), which was built by Zen Swords-Galway. As you travel the ZZR, you’ll discover a variety of quirky communities and unique attractions including the small Welsh seaside town Little Coverston.

The series concludes in episode five featuring an interview with VP of Product Operations Patch Linden, who discusses the important role of railways within the expansive infrastructure of the massive Bellisseria continents (where thousands of Residents reside within Linden Homes).

Drax will be joined by many of the interview subjects featured in the series during a special SL17B Q&A and screening event held inworld June 23 at noon SLT. You can also watch the event live or archived on YouTube.

CREDITS:
Video Production: Draxtor Despres
Narration & Research: Hardtop75 Deluxe
Sets & logo: Marianne McCann
Special thanks to Patch Linden, Squeaky Mole and Joshu Philgarlic
Trains used made by Hardtop75 Deluxe, Zen Swords-Galway, Atomic Infinity and Brit Balogh

Linden Lab

Second Life’s 17th Birthday celebrations continue this week with more fun and events, including an opportunity to meet the people behind Second Life. Here’s your chance to learn more about future plans for Second Life and other behind-the-scenes information via a series of special Town Hall Q&A events at SL17B hosted by beloved community member and Prim Perfect owner Saffia Widdershins. For each event, you can join inworld or watch via live video on many of our social channels, such as YouTube, Facebook, or Persicope.  Do you have a question that you would like to submit in advance? Please submit your questions via the submission form on Saffia's blog.

It all begins today at 2 p.m. with an opportunity to meet Linden Lab CEO Ebbe Altberg, who will be discussing a variety of topics including the impact of the pandemic on operations and what to expect in the future for Second Life.

ABOUT EBBE LINDEN
CEO, Linden Lab

Ebbe Altberg came to Linden Lab with more than 25 years of experience leading teams and creating software used by hundreds of millions of users. After graduating from Middlebury College he went on to work at Microsoft, where he spent most of his 12 years leading teams that created the world’s most popular productivity products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Office. 

On Tuesday, don’t miss a Q&A with VP of Product Operations Patch Linden. Here’s your chance to learn more about the future of Linden Homes and other timely topics.

ABOUT PATCH LINDEN
VP, Product Operations

A Resident since 2004, Patch was born into Second Life in September of 2007. As the VP of Product Operations, he works to bring the best of product and support based decisions on a daily operational basis to the virtual world platform for Second Life, while maintaining oversight on how all of the various teams within Linden Lab can best work together for the highest good of the Residents and the business.

On Wednesday, our Town Hall spotlight focuses on VP of SL Engineering Oz Linden. Oz will discuss a variety of topics about Second Life including a progress report on the migration to the cloud, the development of a new mobile companion application, and much more.

ABOUT OZ LINDEN
VP, Second Life Engineering

Prior to joining Second Life, Oz spent many years developing all sorts of networking code -- eventually including contributions to the development of HTTP and from there to open source SIP (voice over IP). Internet Telephony turned into something of a corporate nightmare, so he looked around for something more fun. A friend who was working at the Lab recruited Oz to help with the open-source program. Since he had already played a little with Second Life, he thought that it certainly met the "fun" criteria but he had no idea just how much fun. Nine years later, Oz is responsible for Second Life Engineering and having the time of his life. He is proud to be working on a product that means so much to so many people.

On Thursday, you won’t want to miss your chance to hear directly from the entire Marketing team, including Brett, Strawberry, Darcy, Maveric, and Tara Linden. The team will be discussing everything from recent campaigns to future acquisition and branding initiatives.

ABOUT THE SECOND LIFE MARKETING TEAM

The Second Life Marketing team consists of Brett, Darcy, Strawberry, Maveric, and Tara Linden. Together they focus on both the acquisition of new users and the retention of existing users for Second Life. The team uses both paid and non-paid tactics to promote Linden Lab and its products across both traditional and digital media outlets. The team includes industry veterans and experts in advertising, public relations, editorial, e-commerce, web analytics, SEO/SMM/SEM, and social media community management.

On Friday, Patch Linden returns with the Moles!

ABOUT THE MOLES

The Moles are builders, scripters, and content creators employed by Linden Lab to work in the Linden Department of Public Works.

These events are among the many happenings this week on the SL17B regions. Check out the Destination Guide and our full events calendar on our SL17B landing page to see what else is happening!

Strawberry Linden

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Pictured: Little Santorini

Each week, the Second Life Destination Guide editorial team reviews dozens of new locations and events worth exploring. With all those beautiful destinations to check out, we thought we’d highlight a few of the entries that stood out to the editorial team.

This week there is so much going on, especially with the start of SL17B! First, here are a few new and interesting regions to explore in Second Life:

 

 

A new art installation at The Sim Quarterly by JadeYu Fhang

 

A couple of fun places to hang out with friends:

 

 

And now, let's celebrate 17 years of Second Life together at the SL17B celebrations. 

Hop on over to the welcome area and start partying with us! It's open till July 12th!

 

Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.

Connect with Second Life on Social Media:
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Linden Lab

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SL17B is now officially open! Second Life is celebrating its 17th birthday with our biggest celebration ever -- this year we have over 20 regions filled with parties, live music, deejay performances, and special events.

We'll be live streaming the opening ceremony today at 11 a.m. (SLT) and many community members are already starting to share their SL17B explorations on YouTube. We also encourage you to share snapshots of your favorite spots on our official SL17B Second Life Birthday Celebration group on Flickr. There's also a great pocket guide to the celebrations recently published on Inara Pey’s informative Living in A Modem World blog.

Here’s the rundown of some highlights from this year’s celebration, which runs through July 12:

SL17B Destination Guide & Over 170 Community Exhibits!

At the heart of SL17B are over 170 exhibits that showcase a wide range of creativity across the many diverse communities in Second Life. Expect the unexpected as you explore and discover how each exhibit offers its own interpretation of this year’s theme “vacations and road trips.” 

To get started, check out the Community Experiences category in our dedicated SL17B Destination Guide.

In addition to the community builds, there are several birthday events happening all over Second Life. Our Destination Guide also features an SL17B Featured Events category chock-full of places that are celebrating with us - make a point to join your fellow Residents in the festivities.  

Shop & Hop - 200 Merchants Across 10 Regions

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This year’s Shop & Hop event is our biggest ever -- with more merchants, more regions, and more gifts than in any previous year!  The event features a record-breaking 200 participating merchants across 10 regions. In addition to deep discounts and deals, there are also exclusive and completely new gifts available for free at many shops. 

There’s something for everyone this year -- you’ll find a broader range of items than in the past including home and garden, breedable pets, and many miscellaneous items and toys that range from fun to obscure. Whether you are into fashion or roleplaying, you’ll find items across a variety of themes including fantasy, cyberpunk, historic and more.

A full list of participating Merchants is available on the blog.

Music Fest - Two Days of Live Performances By Top SL Musicians

Many of the top performers in Second Life have come together to perform live at the SL17B Music Fest, a special two-day music event held June 19-20 at the SL17B Live Stage. Here’s your chance to celebrate Second Life’s 17th Birthday while experiencing some fantastic talent that you won’t want to miss.

The full line up is available on our blog.

Meet the Lindens

Learn more about the people behind Second Life at our annual series of Meet the Lindens Town Hall events, held daily at 2 p.m. SLT on June 22-26. Participants this year include Ebbe Linden (June 22), Patch Linden (June 23), Oz Linden (June 24), and the Linden Lab Marketing Team (June 25). You also get the chance to meet the Moles (June 26).

Free SL17B Gifts & Swaginator Hunt

Who doesn’t want free swag? Pick up your free Swaginator HUD to seek and find unique gifts scattered across the SL17B regions. There’s also a bunch of goodies to grab at the SL17B Gifting Area -- and don’t forget to explore the many shops in the Shop & Hop event as many also are giving away free items.

Full Event Calendar

You’ll also want to catch the many DJ performances and other special events. To keep on top of what is happening each day, visit the full SL17B event calendar or our SL17B Landing Page.

We are so excited about celebrating with you - and look forward to more great Second Life Birthdays!

Strawberry Linden

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“Lab Gab” is a live-streamed variety show that showcases events, destinations, and different talents across Second Life. 

Join our host, Strawberry Linden, as she explores SL17B! The show will start right at 11am PT/SLT with Patch Linden’s speech at the opening ceremony. After the speech, Strawberry will explore some of the wonderful exhibits and show you where you can pick up over 150 gifts! 

Some links for your reference:
SL17B Calendar of Events
SL17B on the Destination Guide 
SL17B Shop & Hop Guide 

Come and celebrate 17 years of Second Life with us!

Tune in on Friday, June 19th at 11am PT/SLT. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, Mixer, or Periscope!

For full episodes of Lab Gab, click over to the Lab Gab YouTube Playlist


 

Linden Lab

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The SL17B Shop & Hop is almost here -- and this year it is bigger than ever! The event opens Friday, June 19 at 9 a.m. SLT with more merchants, more regions, and more free gifts than ever!

This year, you’ll find a record-breaking 200 participating merchants across 10 regions. In addition to deep discounts and deals, there are also exclusive and completely new gifts available for free at many shops. There’s something for everyone this year -- you’ll find a broader range of items than in the past including home and garden, breedable pets, and many miscellaneous items and toys that range from fun to obscure. Whether you are into fashion or roleplaying, you’ll find items across a variety of themes including fantasy, cyberpunk, historic and more.

We can’t wait until it formally opens to the public on Friday - but who wants to wait when you get early access! If you are ready to shop now, join the official Second Life Birthday group inworld and you’ll be granted access before the general public.

Before you jump inworld, you can get a sneak peek at many of the items that will be available in the official Second Life Shop & Hop Flickr pool. Don’t forget to share photos of your haul and SL17B explorations in the Second Life Birthday Celebration Flickr group, too.

To visit the SL17B Shop & Hop event - start at any one of the Regions - but be sure to visit them all to see everything that's available.  

A complete list of participating Merchants is below*! 

AURELIAN REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
.: Runic :. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/99/23/53
[ keke ] https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/60/100/53
[Krescendo] https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/100/200/53
{Limerence} https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/23/159/53
#ADORED & VICE X #ADORED https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/88/164/53
Addams https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/165/93/53
Bauhaus https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/228/158/53  
Birth https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/167/168/53
ChicChica https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/161/233/53
Dahlia https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/202/101/53
Fantavatar & Moonstruck https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/99/51/53
Foxy https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/197/158/53
Harshlands https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/158/26/53
Juna Artistic Tattoo https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/229/102/53
K&S https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/54/161/53
Lilith's Den https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/155/60/53
LOVE SUPERSTORE https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/99/228/53
MIWAS https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/158/203/53
pixicat https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/92/89/53
Spyralle https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Aurelian/28/99/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FROSTED REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
.EscalateD. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/99/51/53 
{le fil cassé} https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/165/93/53 
Ashbourne & Co. Fine Jewellers https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/100/200/53
Avi-Glam https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/88/164/53
Blossom&Seeds https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/54/161/53
Devinz Designz https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/158/26/53
Dragon Magick Wares https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/23/159/53
e.marie https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/167/168/53
Enchante' https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/99/228/53
Entice https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/161/233/53
Eudora3D https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/158/203/53
Faida https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/60/100/53
Fallen Gods Inc. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/92/89/53
Fourth Wall https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/202/101/53
Gabrielle Hamelin  https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/228/158/53
Infinite Furniture https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/99/23/53
reBourne prefabs https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/229/102/53
Stories&Co. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/197/158/53
unstable. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/28/99/53
VENGE https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frosted/155/60/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GILDED REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
. Hanzel . https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/100/200/53
[Sheba] https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/54/161/53
adorsy https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/88/164/53
alaskametro<3 https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/158/26/53
Astara https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/99/228/53
Baiastice https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/99/51/53
Chop Zuey https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/228/158/53
Dark Passions https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/158/203/53
Dead Dollz https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/92/89/53
Kunglers https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/165/93/53
Mangula https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/54/161/53
Mossu https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/155/60/53
ND/MD https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/99/23/53
Sweet Art & Lyrium https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/202/101/53
Pink Cream Pie https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/28/99/53
PULSE https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/60/100/53
Silvan Moon Designs https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/197/158/53
Stargazer https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/229/102/53
Sweet Thing https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/161/233/53
Valentina E. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/167/168/53
WINGSDG https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gilded/23/159/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLEAMING REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
:::boyberry::: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/229/102/53
.::WoW Skins::. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/100/200/53
[satus Inc] https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/54/161/53
Alantori https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/202/101/53
DaD - Virtual Living https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/161/233/53
etham https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/60/100/53
Lapointe & Bastchild https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/167/168/53
Myth https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/99/228/53
Petrichor/Plastik https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/88/164/53
REINVENT https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/165/93/53
RNK https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/99/51/53
ROZOREGALIA https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/92/89/53
Sahi Designs https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/28/99/53
Salt & Pepper https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/23/159/53
Simply Shelby https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/158/203/53
Sintiklia https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/228/158/53
Slink https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/197/158/53
Son!a-Edge https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/158/26/53
spectacledchic https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/99/23/53
Supernatural https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Gleaming/155/60/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOLDEN REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
.Tardfish. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/99/23/53
*Elite Equestrian* https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/100/200/53
*paper moon* https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/202/101/53
/studioDire/ https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/197/158/53
3rd Eye Perceptions https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/155/60/53
Digital Farm System  (DFS) https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/161/233/53
FlyingArts https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/60/100/53
HILTED https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/167/168/53
Jinx https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/88/164/53
L'Etre&DOUX https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/28/99/53
Mini A Chuu https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/228/158/53
Moon Rabbit https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/99/228/53
Polenth's Mushporium https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/99/51/53
REVOUL https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/54/161/53
Rumah Kita https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/158/26/53
Schadenfreude https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/92/89/53
solares https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/158/203/53
spoiled https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/229/102/53
Wilds of Organica https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/23/159/53
WK - Wild Kajaera https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Golden/165/93/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HALCYON REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
{CdB} Casa de Bebe https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/100/200/53
A N E https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/92/89/53
ACORN https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/155/60/53
anxiety https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/161/233/53
Aphrodite Shop https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/54/161/53
Bella Moda & Zed for MEN https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/158/26/53
Blueberry https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/167/168/53
Bonbon https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/228/158/53
BONDI https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/28/99/53
Bowers House Designs https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/158/203/53
Glam Affair https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/165/93/53
Love https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/229/102/53
Luane's World https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/202/101/53
lunar https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/99/23/53
MALified https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/99/51/53
Mandilena Gestures https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/60/100/53
MUSU https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/197/158/53
PIXEL BOX DESIGN https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/23/159/53
Tableau Vivant https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/88/164/53
Tentacio https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Halcyon/99/228/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUBILANT REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
. Infiniti .  https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/155/60/53
[ Aleutia ] https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/28/99/53
[C8] https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/100/200/53
[CIRCA] Living https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/23/159/53
* SK * ( Sweet Kajira ) https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/99/23/53
ATTIC https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/99/228/53
Body Language Sweet Lovely Cute https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/165/93/53
Bumblebee https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/202/101/53
ChiC buildings https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/54/161/53
Crowded Room https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/158/203/53
FaceDesk Creative Creations https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/197/158/53
FOXCITY https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/167/168/53
Ingenue https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/229/102/53
Inner Demons https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/99/51/53
Laminak https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/60/100/53
Miss Chelsea https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/161/233/53
Paragon Dance Animations https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/88/164/53
SEmotion https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/92/89/53
TIS https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/228/158/53
VOZ https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jubilant/158/26/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SNOWFLAKE REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
[sau]motorcycles https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/99/51/53
{ViSion} https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/158/203/53
A&D Clothing https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/28/99/53
AlaFolie https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/161/233/53
ALMA Makeup https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/23/159/53
CHEZ MOI FURNITURES https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/229/102/53
ChiMia https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/167/168/53
Fancy Decor https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/165/93/53
LYBRA https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/158/26/53
MINIMAL https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/54/161/53
Narcisse https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/202/101/53
Native Urban https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/155/60/53
NeverWish https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/99/228/53
OA-MEO https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/60/100/53
PinkRayne https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/100/200/53
Rainbow Sundae https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/228/158/53
Rebel Pill https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/197/158/53
Safira https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/99/23/53
Sway's https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/92/89/53
Trompe Loeil https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snowflake/88/164/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUGARPLUM REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
.peaches. https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/28/99/53
[^.^Ayashi^.^] https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/60/100/53
*Epic* https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/99/228/53
1313 Mockingbird Lane https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/23/159/53
Avanti https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/23/159/53
Belle Epoque https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/158/203/53
Candy Kitten https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/228/158/53
Cube Republic https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/165/93/53
Fantasy China https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/99/51/53
GenesisLab https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/229/102/53
Ghoul 喰種 https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/202/101/53
Hayabusa Design https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/167/168/53
Holli Pocket https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/99/23/53
lassitude & ennui https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/100/200/53
MADRAS https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/92/89/53
Modulus https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/155/60/53
Secrets of Gaia https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/161/233/53
Stardust https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/197/158/53
The Stringer Mausoleum https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/158/26/53
What Next https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Sugarplum/88/164/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TINSELED REGION

STORE NAME STORE LOCATION
:UNA: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/54/161/53
.:Tm:.Creation https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/100/200/53
~Mythril~ https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/60/100/53
Ade https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/165/93/53
Astralia https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/167/168/53
Boudoir https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/88/164/53
CELESTE https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/158/26/53
Dope+Mercy https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/161/233/53
JUSTICE https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/228/158/53
keikumu https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/155/60/53
Lemon Chilliz https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/229/102/53
Petit Chat https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/23/159/53
Spargel & Shine Homes https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/99/228/53
Tachinni Clothing https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/99/51/53
Teegle https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/92/89/53
The Annex https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/158/203/53
Umi Surf and Snow https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/28/99/53
United Colors https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/197/158/53
Vanity Hair https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/99/23/53
VARONIS https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tinseled/202/101/53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Merchant list is subject to change.

Linden Lab

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Looking for a full calendar of SL17B events? Here it is! Keep checking this page for updates to the calendar. Here you'll find the specifics on live deejay events, Music Fest performances, and more!  

Also, don't miss our complete SL17B preview of community exhibits in the Destination Guide. If you have an SL17B-related event or exhibit that isn't listed, please submit it via the Destination Guide submission form or contact us at editor@lindenlab.com. 

Do you use Google Calendar? If so, you can also add this Birthday Calendar directly to your own calendar by clicking here.

Linden Lab

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We have been very pleased to see the response to the return of last names back in April. The response thus far has been mostly positive, with some residents opting to wait for names that feel more personal to them. 

Much as we did with the original legacy surnames, we plan to update and change the available last names regularly. That way, a good variety of first and last name combinations are available at any given moment. We are taking a number of factors into consideration on making the decision about when to change up the names, most importantly how popular, or unpopular, a name is.

Today, we are announcing the retirement of some of the last names from the first round.

Effective Thursday, June 25 the following names will no longer be available for purchase:
Alpaca
Covfefe
Damballar
Float
Jazzhands
Mainsail
Nimble
Piggins
Plumday
Yeetly

All residents that have purchased name changes using these last names will retain ownership of the name, but no more additional purchases of these names will be available. 

If you wish to claim one of these last names for yourself, now is your last chance! Be sure to do so no later than Wednesday, June 24th, as the names will no longer be available for purchase. 

Simultaneously, ten new last name options will be made available for purchase. These new names will be announced upon release, so stay tuned!
 

Linden Lab

When it comes to Summer 2020, smooth sailing might not be the first phrase to come to mind. However, with Summer Sailstice coming up, we have a virtual event to help turn this ship around. Second Sailstice, the annual worldwide celebration of sailing, will take place in Second Life the week of June 13th-20th and just might be the largest virtual sailing event to date!

SL resident Dale Irata [David Bloch in RL] originally came up with the idea, and it has grown immensely due to the abundance of creative energy among SL residents as well as his belief that “There are no limits on us here.” 

The real world Summer Sailstice always takes place on the Saturday closest to the Northern Hemisphere Summer Solstice, but there is also a weeklong Nautical Exposition with events and live performances.

Summer Sailstice in SL is an official Sailstice event and has been featured in their promotional channels to the RL sailing community. This is of particular importance this year, since many people do not have the ability to attend in person due to coronavirus restrictions. All experience levels of virtual sailors are encouraged to participate. For any newbies feeling shy or hesitant, the Second Sailstice Novice Regatta competition is even offering free boats.

This year’s event will also feature a “Sails and Tails” party, and the mer community will be making appearances in the water and around the boats. There will be races, cruises, boat shows, and parties.

Click here for more information on sailing in Second Life. If you’d like to practice stretching your avatar’s sea legs, take a peek at the Sailing & Boating regions in the Destination Guide.

Come check out the events and #raiseyoursail!

CREDITS:

Video Production: Draxtor Despres

Linden Lab

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Are you ready for this year’s SL17B Music Fest?

Many of the top performers in Second Life have come together to perform live at this special two-day music event, held June 19-20 at the SL17B Live Stage. Here’s your chance to celebrate Second Life’s 17th Birthday while experiencing some fantastic talent that you won’t want to miss. 

Here is this year’s lineup…

TIME June 19 June 20
9:00 AM   Oblee (Obeloinkment Wrigglesworth)
10:00 AM   F L Y (Flyqueen)
11:00 AM Patch Linden (Opening Ceremony) Sҽlι Bʅαƈƙɱorҽ (Illdoran Nightfire)
12:00 PM Mankind Tracer (Seth Regan) Shagpile Spyker
1:00 PM ll ƜIƝƬƐɌ ll Mimi Carpenter
2:00 PM Nina Setner Rogue Galaxy
3:00 PM Joaquin Gustav Effinjay (Jaycatt Nico & Frogg Marlow)
4:00 PM Marqs DeSade Melly Faith (MellyFaith Heartsong)
5:00 PM SaraMarie Philly Dude
6:00 PM Edward Kyomoon (Donn DeVore) Gabriel da Silva Namir (Gabryel Nyoki)
7:00 PM Agatha (Agatha Nowles) Skye Galaxy
8:00 PM Erin Frog & Satin Galli  
9:00 PM rч αnnє (Oxoryanneoxo)  

In addition to Music Fest, SL17B will be packed with plenty of other events you won't want to miss! Check out our Birthday Events calendar below to stay up-to-date on SL17B highlights. We'll be adding more updates to this calendar in the next few days - so keep checking back!

Do you use Google Calendar? If so, you can also add the Birthday Calendar directly to your own calendar by clicking here.

In the next few days, we'll also debut a dedicated Destination Guide category with many event and exhibit highlights from SL17B. Look for it to appear later this week.

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Strawberry Linden

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Pictured: Fear

Each week, the Second Life Destination Guide editorial team reviews dozens of new locations and events worth exploring. With all those beautiful destinations to check out, we thought we’d highlight a few of the entries that stood out to the editorial team. So in no particular order, here are a few locations on the Destination Guide that we recommend checking out this weekend:

 

This Saturday, June 13th at 2pm SLT, Astralia is opening a new Hello Kitty Waterpark!

 

Explore some incredible new destinations added to Editors' Picks this week:

 

 

 

 

The following two photogenic destinations were recently revamped and have a new look! Check out the all-new Missing Melody and Northern Shore!

 

 

 

Visit the next three destinations to see some wonderful art exhibits:

 

 

 

 

And finally, drop in for your weekend shopping fix at these unique and interesting new shopping events, Tlalli Fair and Vintage Fair!

 

 

 

Got a spot that you’d like listed in the Destination Guide? Make sure to drop us a note at editor@lindenlab.com or submit your spot via web form.

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