Author Archives: Tricia Aferdita
Following the announcement of the closure of the Avalon Estate on November 15, we began to look at ways we might be able to retain the spirit of Avalon Town while scaling down the size and expense. We are excited to announce that we will be retaining the sims Tabula Rasa and Amicus Curiae, where we will create a small “village” area with prebuilt shop/gallery spaces and the outer areas will have parcels of varying sizes available.
The estate as it currently exists will be cleared out on the weekend of December 28th, and we will re-terraform, cut the parcels, and put up the new town section as quickly as possible. We hope to be able to keep the amount of down time the residents staying with us will have to a minimum of a day or two. Once all of the new spaces are settled in and shops are open for business, we’ll have a grand reopening party!
Parcel and shop space for Tabula Rasa and Amicus Curiae have been loosely planned out in the maps below. Size can be changed and varied to some extent, depending on what different renters are looking for. Parcels with Avatar/Shop names have been assigned. Number parcels should still be available, depending on how recent the map update is.
Rental fees can be found below the maps.
TABULA RASA (updated Dec 8, 2013)
AMICUS CURIAE (updated Dec 8, 2013)
*MAPS ARE FOR PLANNING PURPOSES AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
4096 m2 parcels (937 prims): US $25 a month
2048 m2 parcels (468 prims): US $12.50 a month
928 m2 parcels (approx. 212 prims): US $5.50 a month
200 prim shop/gallery spaces: US $5.50 a month
100 prim shop/gallery spaces: US $3.00 a month
If you are interested in a parcel, please IM Tricia Aferdita or Ethan Westland in Second Life with the parcel number, and we will let you know if it’s still available.
Thank you for being such a great part of the Avalon community.
Alexx Fenstalker Presents: Connected Together Across Solitude, a project to bring awareness to mental health issues across the world.
Avalon resident Alexx Fenstalker (RL: Thomas Griffith) has put together a Kickstarter project to create an art and music installation within Second Life that will travel beyond the virtual world into the physical world and work to bring together people around the world and raise awareness for the struggles of mental illness.
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding site that allows artists to create projects and generate funding for them by sourcing small contributions from many people rather than finding one source, such as a grant or single large donor. You can learn more about Kickstarter and Alexx’s project at the Kickstarter project site!
Avalon will be the host of the installation once the project is launched, and we are very excited to be a part of it! Please check it out!
Come cool off and enjoy live entertainment, DJ and Trivia!
Rhia Yuhara 6PM
DJ Zola Bertrand 7PM
Rhia is a professional singer in Second life with many years of experience in RL. A superb vocalist in the genres of classic rock, contemporary pop and Jazz. She has an extensive song list and her performances will bring new energy to your listening pleasures. From hard driving, high energy Rock and Pop to soulful Ballads and smooth Jazz and Blues, she does it all . Come feel Rhia Live and let her rock your world!
Ripple is a highly interactive art project located in the virtual world of Second Life. Created by Douglas Story and Desdemona Enfield, with the sonic environment created by March MacBain, it can be found high above the Avalon Town’s Amicus Curiae sim, and may be visited by following this link.
Ripple is composed of approximately 600 primitive objects orderly arranged in an architectural fashion which are coated in moving video; video that changes in a fluid, rippling fashion in response to the visitor’s touch, accompanied by a wave of specially crafted audio.
This array of objects is enfolded by a faux landscape composed of interlocking sculpted megaprims which Desdemona created from data derived from a scale model which Douglas made.
A grand reopening event is being held on Saturday, June 15th from noon to 2pm. The installation is open every day to explore.
Avalon Town’s Relay Team has already begun raising funds for this year’s Relay For Life of Second Life, and is ready to kick things off with a Pirate Party! A mysterious pirate ship has appeared in the waters off Tabula Rasa, and the crew is rolling out the barrels of rum and burying their treasure in preparation for a celebration.
Dust off your pirate finery and join us for the festivities! Saturday, April 27th, from 7 to 9pm SLT. Music by DJ Alexx Fenstalker, Pirate Trivia and prizes for best Pirate costumes! See you there! http://slurl.com/secondlife/Tabula%20rasa/30/112/24