PRESS RELEASE: The Dickens Project presents the New and the Familiar, beginning December 4

PRESS RELEASEIssue: Immediate Release Kill Date: January 3rd, 2021 Media Contact: Caledonia Skytower, Seanchai Librarycaledoniaskytower@gmail.com The Dickens Project presents the New and the Familiar, beginning December 4 Second Life – The Seanchai Library is proud to announce the opening of The Dickens Project 2020 Edition. The Project began as a special seasonal presentation of SeanchaiContinue reading “PRESS RELEASE: The Dickens Project presents the New and the Familiar, beginning December 4”

Seanchai Library Celebrates a Decade of Stories with “Volume 10”

  Issued: March 15, 2018 PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Caledonia Skytower, Seanchai Library caledoniaskytower@gmail.com Seanchai Library Celebrates a Decade of Stories with “Volume 10”   Second Life – On March 20, 2008 Shandon Loring presented the very first story in voice at the West of Ireland Library and Cultural Center, which would become Seanchai Library. AContinue reading “Seanchai Library Celebrates a Decade of Stories with “Volume 10””

Seanchai Library on the Move!

Press Release is also available at http://irelandslstory.blogspot.com/p/press-re.html Issued: May 31, 2017 PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Caledonia Skytower, Seanchai Library caledoniaskytower@gmail.com Seanchai Library On The Move  Second Life – Seanchai Library, one of Second Life’s oldest spoken word programs –  now in its tenth year, is relocating from its current home on the Bradley University,Continue reading “Seanchai Library on the Move!”

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

Librarians in Florida went rogue to save 2,361 books from an algorithm — Quartz

Data is great. Our ability to collect metrics on human activity gives us insight into patterns of behavior and that allows us to adjust our strategies accordingly. But our dependence on analytics can be misplaced. Or at least that’s what a Florida librarian says.George Dore, a librarian in Orlando, Florida was suspended from his positionContinue reading “Librarians in Florida went rogue to save 2,361 books from an algorithm — Quartz”

The most popular books at U.S. public libraries in 2016, mapped by city — Quartz

Hollywood has been good to Paula Hawkins. Following the release of a movie adapted from her novel, The Girl on the Train, the book has become one of the most widely read books at US libraries this year.A survey of 14 metropolitan libraries by Quartz shows that The Girl on the Train is the mostContinue reading “The most popular books at U.S. public libraries in 2016, mapped by city — Quartz”

See out 2016 with classic tales from Seanchai Library in Second Life

Originally posted on Inara Pey: Living in a Modemworld:
It’s time to kick-off the last week of storytelling in Voice by the staff and volunteers at the Seanchai Library for 2016. As always, all times SLT, and events are held at the Library’s Second Life home at Bradley University, unless otherwise indicated. Monday, December 26th…

WELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIES: SUNDAY, December 18th: THE DICKENS PROJECT Finale!

Dickens’ contemporary, William Makepeace Thackeray, was as scathing a critic as ever walked the street of London, once said of A Christmas Carol, “Who can listen to objections to such a book as this? It seems to me a national benefit, and to every man or woman who reads it, a personal kindness.” @ 11am – Traditional DancesContinue reading “WELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIES: SUNDAY, December 18th: THE DICKENS PROJECT Finale!”

Seanchai Library presents the ghosts of Christmas in Second Life

Originally posted on Inara Pey: Living in a Modemworld:
The Dickens Project SL 2016 It’s time to kick-off another great week of storytelling live in voice with Seanchai Library – and this week it’s a special week, with the return of a seasonal favourite:  The Dickens Project SL.  Now in its fifth season, and as…

Previewing the Dickens Project for 2016 in Second Life

Originally posted on Inara Pey: Living in a Modemworld:
Since December of 1843, Charles Dickens’ “Ghostly little book”, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, has never fallen out of favour, or been out of print.  Endlessly adapted, its journey of redemption has broad appeal for its secular focus, rather than sacred invocation. – Caledonia Skytower These are the…

The December Issue of Kultivate Magazine is Now Available!

The December issue of Kultivate Magazine is now available! This issue will feature 3D artist, Haveit Neox, Ghee Co-Owner & Top Model Beatrice Serendipity, poet Kile Koba, Seanchai Library’s The Dickens Project, Baycity , Winter Art, DSA Aircraft, The Wastelands Sim, the new Linden Labs experience, Horizons; and a year review of Kultivate’s fashion division, TheContinue reading “The December Issue of Kultivate Magazine is Now Available!”

From Baker Street to the Baltic with Seanchai Library

Originally posted on Inara Pey: Living in a Modemworld:
Enter the lounge at 221B Baker Street to join Seanchai Library for more Holmesian adventures It’s time to kick-off a week of story-telling in voice, brought to our virtual lives by the staff and volunteers at the Seanchai Library. As always, all times SLT, and events…

Of Victorian investigations, supernatural quests shapeshifting children

Originally posted on Inara Pey: Living in a Modemworld:
It’s time to kick-off a week of story-telling in voice, brought to our virtual lives by the staff and volunteers at the Seanchai Library. As always, all times SLT, and events are held at the Library’s Second Life home at Bradley University, unless otherwise indicated. Sunday,…

Of signs, satanic quests, shape-shifters and childhood scams

Originally posted on Inara Pey: Living in a Modemworld:
It’s time to kick-off a week of story-telling in voice, brought to our virtual lives by the staff and volunteers at the Seanchai Library. As always, all times SLT, and events are held at the Library’s Second Life home at Bradley University, unless otherwise indicated. Sunday,…

Stories that go Boo! and more in Second Life

Originally posted on Inara Pey: Living in a Modemworld:
It’s time to kick-off a week of story-telling in voice, brought to our virtual lives by the staff and volunteers at the Seanchai Library. As always, all times SLT, and events are held at the Library’s Second Life home at Bradley University, unless otherwise indicated. Sunday,…

Mysterious Journeys, Coniston

Originally posted on Million Happy Endings:
Located on Willow Terrace in Coniston is Mysterious Journeys, Art Gallery and Fine Wines. It’s currently decorated for Halloween. It is indeed, mysterious. There are several virtual photos, some drawings, wine, notecards to read from the book case and a copy of the New Toulouse Tattler. (My exploring companion became…

Christopher Marlowe credited in Shakespeare’s Henry VI plays — Quartz

The Oxford University Press will credit Christopher Marlowe as the co-writer in William Shakespeare’s three Henry VI plays, after a research conducted by 23 international scholars supported the theory of his contribution.