A showcase of some of the amazing things going on in Second Life - from snapshots, to gifs, to edits and landscapes. If you're interested in being featured, submit your pics to the Official Flickr Group. Looking for places to visit inworld for pics and adventures? Check out the Destination Guide for places to explore.
Check out the hottest Second Life fashions at Modavia Fashion Week, held Sept. 8-15. For the full lineup, which features 50 of Second Life's leading couture designers, visit the Modavia Blog.
Visit the Bay City Aquarium and enjoy the sea life with your friends.
Check out the Crossworlds Gallery to visit 13 floors of sculptures, paintings and photography from some of SL's best artists.
Check out the August 17 SL Flickr Pic of the Day: "DNA/ Signature space ship_037," by Patch Thibaud.
From Honour's Blog:
"Two sims full of art on a fantasy landscape, I couldn't resist. Ravens Mist is Katz Jupiter's gift to those who love to poke around and find great art in a completely unnatural setting - well it's unnatural if you think art has to be in a walled gallery or organized in nice neat display areas."
Interested in learning more about virtual worlds? Check out the University of Washington's Certificate in Virtual Worlds, developed in partnership with the University of Washington Information School. Get more information about the program here.
"The 7th annual Second Life Community Convention 2011 begins today!...Those attending SLCC remotely can check out the IN-WORLD PAGE for SLurls, schedules, streaming video, and more information for virtual attendees..." Keep reading.
Excerpt from the Aug. 12 post on SLConvention.org, authored by AvaCon, Inc. a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the growth, enhancement, and development of the metaverse, virtual worlds, augmented reality, and 3D immersive and virtual spaces. Linden Lab is one of several sponsors of the convention.
from New World Notes
One of the most powerful examples of community in Second Life is the annual Relay For Life event, which helps raise money for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer and to celebrate the lives of people who have battled this disease. Over the past few years, more than $1 million real-life U.S. dollars has been raised in Second Life for this important cause.
This year’s fundraiser (themed “Seasons of Hope”) takes place from July 16 to 17 and features several community activities and events, including:
We hope you’ll take a moment to visit and participate in this Second Life community-organized event.
July has arrived... and things are starting to heat up for the Linden Endowment for the Arts (LEA). This month, there are tons of exciting activities and updates as the LEA community brings you two fun events: Month of Machinima and the LEA Avatar Art Games.
Second Life’s 8th Birthday celebration kicks off at 10:30 a.m pacific time! The community has really created a fabulous celebration that you won’t want to miss. There are so many ways to have fun and stay on top of the action.
Take a look at the Second Life Birthday page for information on featured events and live twitter content. Another great place to read up on birthday happenings is the community run SL8B blog. They have SL8B photos, blogs and news!
Here is today's auditorium schedule: (pacific time)
Monday June 20:
12pm Virtual Learning Spaces: El Cerrito Village in SL (Troy Vogel)
2pm Prim Perfect
3pm Burn 2
4pm Meet the Artist
5pm Lessons from Virtual Concerts in the Park (Kate Miranda)
6pm Making Communities
Don’t forget you can follow us @Secondlife and the #sl8b hashtag on Twitter for more real-time info! Plus, share memories and fondest moments in Second Life history with #slmoment
Grab your free Birthday Bear at the Marketplace and come on in today to enjoy the events!
We have a winner! We’re thrilled to announce that Abigale Artful is the winner of the Linden Dream Home Sweepstakes.
The Linden Endowment of the Arts (LEA) is offering three ways to get more involved in the arts in Second Life. Whether you like to build or simply enjoy being part of a creative experience, the LEA has some fun things in store for you in May and June.
As fans of lotteries around the world know, you’ve got to play to win.
Today is the last day to enter to win the “Linden Dream Home Sweepstakes”—so don’t miss your chance! Simply complete our short land survey and you’ll be entered to win a spacious Linden Home on a double-parcel plus L$5,000! We’ll be drawing the winning name this week, so one lucky Resident will start enjoying his or her new, luxurious home by next week!