Parthenon of Books: Access a database of 70,000 books banned around the world going back to 1575 — Quartz

Soon the world will have a massive physical monument to censorship.This year, Argentine artist Marta Minujín will open an installation built from books, all of which were banned around the world at some point in history. The “Parthenon of Books,” a re-creation of her 1983 installation in Buenos Aires, will be unveiled in June at … Continue reading Parthenon of Books: Access a database of 70,000 books banned around the world going back to 1575 — Quartz

Elysium Cabaret Celebrates Black History Month Friday at 6pm SLT | Elysium Cabaret

Music – Movement – Creation – Joy – Friendship This Friday, February 24th, Elysium Cabaret honours Black History Month through music and dance.  Featuring acts inspired by some of our most-loved black singers and musicians.  Come on out and celebrate with us!Elysium Cabaret takes you there every Friday at 6pm.  Let your imagination come out … Continue reading Elysium Cabaret Celebrates Black History Month Friday at 6pm SLT | Elysium Cabaret

Today at the Kultivate Spring 17 Fashion Event!

The Fashion event for Kultivate is now open! Today’s schedule at the fashion event: -10 am slt-Exclusives Fashion Show -1pm slt-live performer Dimivan Ludwig -4pm slt-Bliensen & Mai Tai, Sonatta Morales, & The Bohemian Underground Fashion Show **The Rose Hunt & Fashion Quest, Shopping are open 24.7** http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/63/131/2802 Continue reading Today at the Kultivate Spring 17 Fashion Event!

“European culture” is an invented tradition — Quartz

Think of culture, of literature, music, philosophy, the fine arts, and it means thinking of Europe. “The idea of culture, of intelligence, of great works,” wrote the French poet and essayist Paul Valéry in 1919, “has for us a very ancient connection with the idea of Europe.” In an anthropological sense, of course, all peoples possess culture. But high culture—as conceived of by most people—continues to be essentially European. The notion that there is an essentially European culture, and that culture distinguishes Europe from the rest of the world, is very much alive. This idea, which Valéry thought “very ancient” even in 1919, animates political discussion all over Europe today.

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January 27, 2017 – Elysium’s “Gods and Goddesses” Show!

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WOW what a night at The Empire Room on Copperhead Road!  It was Friday and that could only mean, Elysium Cabaret… the big ticket of the night!  Welcome to the weekend!  Tonight featured a “Gods and Goddesses” theme.  DJ Gunner was looking sexeh as he spun the tunes, warming up… Continue reading January 27, 2017 – Elysium’s “Gods and Goddesses” Show!

Old and new: a building that simulates time passing

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Virtual store built by Loz Hyde: a more contemporary part was added on the right side of the traditional structure In what we are used to calling real life, the choice between conservation of past-time architecture and the replacement of old buildings by new structures often represents a dilemma in… Continue reading Old and new: a building that simulates time passing

SL Etiquette 101: How to Date in Second Life Part 3

Kultivate Marketing and Social Media Coordinator Jessii Warrhol is back with another edition of SL Etiquette 101! This time she finishes her series on how to date in Second Life, with a focus on where to go on a date:

We have come to the end of this series, How to Date in Second Life. But do not fret, I am sure that this is a topic that will be revisited in the future and you can recap parts 1 and 2. In our last installment I will focus on where to take that special someone on a date.

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Stunning Selections at the September Matinee

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The house was packed, the lights were dimmed, the DJ warmed up his mic setting the stage for yet another action packed Matinee at Elysium Cabaret. SL seemed to play nice as the afternoon kicked off, leaving most in peace to enjoy the smorgasbord of dance presented by the talented choreographers. Without… Continue reading Stunning Selections at the September Matinee

Elysium’s Time, Silence and Schism – 9/9/16

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On Friday, September 9, 2016, Elysium used the dance floor to explore the landscape of the human mind and spirit. The glory of dance became a journey through ideal and isolation, agony and mortality, ecstasy and frivolity. From the fun-loving to the heart-rending, this performance toured the spectrum of experience,… Continue reading Elysium’s Time, Silence and Schism – 9/9/16

Unwriting 1: The Twig Oracle | Million Happy Endings

The Twig Oracle, by Klaus Bereznyak, is currently on exhibition at Wanderlust Cafe in Quentin.  From the notecard obtained by clicking on the white info piece:The series currently holds 8 naturally-occurring glyphs, taken from the forest floor and scanned on a flatbed scanner to create the image.

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Avilion Arts Festive: Avilon MerBallet Co | Avilion Arts

2016 is Avilion’s 10 Anniversary. A significant milestone to be celebrated! The mer dancers are preening and rehearsing for our next performances – to celebrate the anniversary and to usher the inaugural Avilion Arts Festival from September 16th to 18th.

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Avilion Arts Festival Performances by ACT and the Fandangos | Avilion Arts

The Avilion Arts Festival, that runs from September 15th through the 18th, will feature four ACT productions and a new Fandangos show.Encore Productions include:’Dance-a-long’ that is an audience-participation show designed by Bajoy tracing the development of popular dance;

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Saturday @ 3pm slt-The Jewel Theater Presents “A Lucid Journey”

The Lucid Journey Poster

The Jewell Theatre presents

“The Lucid Journey”
Written & Directed by Fake Jewell.
Inspired by our 2011 48HFP Machinima:
https://youtu.be/x0EeM2pt5pg

Remaining Tour Dates:

Saturday, September 10th 3pm – Windlight Art Gallery
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/198/73/3736

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One Enchanted Evening at Sweetwater’s Magic Moments! | Elysium Cabaret

It’s One Enchanted Evening with Elysium Cabaret performing at Sweetwater’s Magic Moments! A mini-show featuring four enchanting acts, followed by a dance party with Best Whimsical Costume contest. Dress in what is enchanting to you. Promises to be an ethereal evening with magical moments, nice people, smiles and laughter, and plenty of music and dance! … Continue reading One Enchanted Evening at Sweetwater’s Magic Moments! | Elysium Cabaret

The Jewell Theater’s “Lucid Journey” to tour at Windlight Art Gallery on September 10, 2016!

The Lucid Journey Poster

We are pleased to announce a special show at Windlight Art Gallery on September 10, 2016 at 3pm slt! The show is Lucid Journey and is presented by the Jewell Theater! This event is also a Stand Up to Cancer benefit event, with all proceeds going to Stand Up to Cancer!

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