WEDNESDAY, January 19th: IN WALT WE TRUST - More from "An Obvious Fact"

 

In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition. When Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend Henry Standing Bear are called to Hulett, Wyoming—the nearest town to America's first national monument, Devils Tower—to investigate, things start getting complicated. As competing biker gangs; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; a military-grade vehicle donated to the tiny local police force by a wealthy entrepreneur; and Lola, the real-life femme fatale and namesake for Henry's '59 Thunderbird (and, by extension, Walt's granddaughter) come into play, it rapidly becomes clear that there is more to get to the bottom of at this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally than a bike accident. 

After all, in the words of Arthur Conan Doyle, whose Adventures of Sherlock Holmes the Bear won't stop quoting, "There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact."


Kayden Oconnell presents from author Craig Johnson's "Longmire Mysteries" series, live on stream, joined by Caledonia Skytower.

TUESDAY, January 19th: Russell Eponym. in The Glen, "Gifts" Begins, and more Poe!

 @ NOON, RUSSELL EPONYM, Live in The Glen!

Join us for Russell's popular weekly performance at our beautiful outdoor gathering space for an hour of 100% live and unplugged acoustic music and spoken word.  Russell will be presenting original and traditional songs, instrumental pieces and covers, together with some selected poems. Folk Baroque and Beyond. Presented on Stream.


@ 10am & 3pm: POE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION - Stories & Poems

Join Shandon at The Poe Castle on the mainland 


@ 7pm: GIFTS Begins

Scattered among poor, desolate farms, the clans of the Uplands possess gifts. Wondrous gifts: the ability—with a glance, a gesture, a word—to summon animals, bring forth fire, move the land. Fearsome gifts: They can twist a limb, chain a mind, inflict a wasting illness.

In this beautifully crafted story, Ursula K. Le Guin writes of the proud cruelty of power, of how hard it is to grow up, and of how much harder still it is to find, in the world’s darkness, gifts of light.

Willow Moonfire, presents on Stream in The Glen

MONDAY January 18th at 7pm: THE DARK BRIGHT WATER by Patricia Wrightson

  

by Patricia Wrightson -
THE DARK BRIGHT WATER 

A spirit woman from Northwestern Australia is separated from her sisters.  Trapped in another 'country,' she causes havok.  Wirrun (from The Ice is Coming) is tormented with her howling songs in his head.  He searches for the cause so he can end the torture.


PRESENTED IN LIVING VOICE BY GYRO MUGGINS
at SEANCHAI LIBRARY in SECOND LIFE
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/204/44/27

THIS WEEK at Seanchai Libraries

 We bring stories of all kinds to life, in Second Life

... and other virtual worlds

CELEBRATING GREAT STORIES SINCE 2008!

_____________________________________ 


All times slt/Pacific Time.
Story events in Voice unless otherwise noted.

The Seanchai Library is located at 
*****
*MONDAY, January 18th at 7pm: Patricia Wrightson's THE DARK BRIGHT WATER continues with Gyro Muggins. 

*TUESDAY, January 19th: 

    ~ at NoonRUSSELL EPONYM, Live! with music, and poetry in Ceiluradh Glen, live on stream. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/197/131/21

    ~ at 7pm: Ursula K. Le Guin's GIFTS begins with Willow Moonfire.

*WEDNESDAY, January 20th, at 7pm : IN WALT WE TRUST, "An Obvious Fact" continues from Craig Johnson's Sheriff Longmire Series with Kayden Oconnell and Caledonia Skytower.

*THURSDAY, January 21st, at 7pm : POE STORIES & POEMS, with Shandon(Also in Kitely!  Find teleport from the main Seanchai World grid.kitely.com:8002:SEANCHAI)

                                                                               *****

In Addition to our regular programming, Monday - Saturday, Shandon Hosts and Leads a Special Celebration of Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday
Stories and poems everyday, listening room, and Interactive Raven's Chamber. Check out the information for SL, kitely, and The Chamber at http://www.storylinkradio.com/p/edgar-allan-poe-celebration-january-2021.html

*****
All sessions held at the Seanchai Library in Second Life unless otherwise indicated. Schedule subject to change, because that is just how life rolls sometimes.  
            ________________________________________________________________
All sessions at the Seanchai Library are offered free to all Residents.  Have questions? Send a notecard to Caledonia Skytower

THURSDAY January 14th at 7pm: Monsters & Myth - PIG'S PLOUGHMAN pt2

  

"Vilemurk, the vicious Lord of Winter"
PIG'S PLOUGHMAN pt2

Tonight’s story features Vilemurk, the vicious Lord of Winter, also known as the Pig's Ploughman because he once turned himself into a gigantic hog and devoured the sun as easily as a pig eats an apple. The Pig's Ploughman captures Lyr, God of the Sea, by tempting him with a giant water crystal that blazes with rainbow light, and shackles the mighty god to an ice shaft that grows deep under the glistening fires of the earth. The Ploughman then freezes the seas, bringing devastation to sea life and seamen alike, threatening the world with a hunger from which it may never recover.

In another part of this ancient world, in a faraway place known as Eire, the Celtic hero Finn McCool learns of Lyr's imprisonment and vows to rescue him from the grim clutches of the Ploughman. He is joined on his journey by Kathleen ni Houlihan, daughter of the filthiest man in all the land, and together they set out on an adventure that will pit them against murderous smith demons, ice-breathing dragons, and ravenous mist crones who hunger for the wicked taste of human blood.

In an ancient time when myth and magic rule, the fate of a bright new land rests in the hands of two people. One, a brave young heroine, must face the risk of never seeing her family again as she plunges into confrontation against a vicious enemy. The other, a Celtic warrior, alone has the power to melt the icy indifference that the Pig's Plough­ man has cast over an unsuspecting world.


Join us in Second Life
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/204/44/27

and Kitely
grid.kitely.com:8002:Seanchai   or   http://bit.ly/SeanchaiKitely


Book: Monsters & Myth - PIG'S PLOUGHMAN
Author: Bernard Evslin


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WEDNESDAY, January 13th at 7pm: More from IN WALT WE TRUST

 

We continue our visit to Absoraka County, Wyoming, with Sheriff Walt Longmire, his deputy Santiago, and his best friend, Henry Standing Bear. More from "An Obvious Fact." Walt and Henry channel Sherlock Holmes as they travel to HulettSouth Dakota, where Sheriff Nutter is overwhelmed by visitors from the nearby Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Kayden Oconnell presents from author Craig Johnson's "Longmire Mysteries" series, live on stream, joined by Caledonia Skytower.
https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/204/43/26

TUESDAY, January 12th: Russell Eponym & More Letters!


@ NOON, RUSSELL EPONYM, Live in The Glen!

Join us for Russell's popular weekly performance at our beautiful outdoor gathering space for an hour of 100% live and unplugged acoustic music and spoken word.  Russell will be presenting original and traditional songs, instrumental pieces and covers, together with some selected poems. Folk Baroque and Beyond. Presented on Stream.




@ 7pm: WRITTEN IN HISTORY: Letters that Changed the World

Caledonia Skytower continues with more selections from this remarkable book. The writers vary from Elizabeth I, Rameses the Great and Leonard Cohen to Emmeline Pankhurst, Mandela, Stalin, Michelangelo, Suleiman the Magnificent and unknown people in extraordinary circumstances – from love letters to calls for liberation, declarations of war to reflections on death. In the colourful, accessible style of a master storyteller, Montefiore shows why these letters are essential reading: how they enlighten our past, enrich the way we live now – and illuminate tomorrow. Presented on Stream.

THIS WEEK at Seanchai Libraries

 We bring stories of all kinds to life, in Second Life

... and other virtual worlds

CELEBRATING GREAT STORIES SINCE 2008!

_____________________________________ 


All times slt/Pacific Time.
Story events in Voice unless otherwise noted.

The Seanchai Library is located at 
*****
*MONDAY, January 11th at 7pm: Patricia Wrightson's THE DARK BRIGHT WATER resumes with Gyro Muggins. 

*TUESDAY, January 12th: 

    ~ at NoonRUSSELL EPONYM, Live! with music, and poetry in Ceiluradh Glen, live on stream. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/197/131/21

    ~ at 7pm: More Selections from Simon Sebag Montefiore's WRITTEN IN HISTORY: Letters that Changed the World with Caledonia Skytower.

*WEDNESDAY, January 13th, at 7pm : IN WALT WE TRUST, "An Obvious Fact" continues from Craig Johnson's Sherriff Longmire Series with Kayden Oconnell.

*THURSDAY, January 14th, 

~ at 7pm : MONSTERS & MYTHS: The Pig's Ploughman - Conclusion, Shandon presents another mythic adventure from the works of Bernard Evslin. (Also in Kitely!  Find teleport from the main Seanchai World grid.kitely.com:8002:SEANCHAI)

~ at 9pm : SEANCHAI LATE NIGHT. Finn Zeddmore presents contemporary sci-fi-fantasy from such online sources as "Escape Pod," "Light Speed," and "Clarkesworld" online magazines.


*****
All sessions held at the Seanchai Library in Second Life unless otherwise indicated. Schedule subject to change, because that is just how life rolls sometimes.  
            ________________________________________________________________
All sessions at the Seanchai Library are offered free to all Residents.  Have questions? Send a notecard to Caledonia Skytower

MONDAY January 11th at 7pm: THE DARK BRIGHT WATER by Patricia Wrightson

  

by Patricia Wrightson -
THE DARK BRIGHT WATER 

A spirit woman from Northwestern Australia is separated from her sisters.  Trapped in another 'country,' she causes havok.  Wirrun (from The Ice is Coming) is tormented with her howling songs in his head.  He searches for the cause so he can end the torture.


PRESENTED IN LIVING VOICE BY GYRO MUGGINS
at SEANCHAI LIBRARY in SECOND LIFE
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/204/44/27

THURSDAY January 7th at 7pm: Monsters & Myth - PIG'S PLOUGHMAN pt1

  

"Vilemurk, the vicious Lord of Winter"
PIG'S PLOUGHMAN pt1

Tonight’s story features Vilemurk, the vicious Lord of Winter, also known as the Pig's Ploughman because he once turned himself into a gigantic hog and devoured the sun as easily as a pig eats an apple. The Pig's Ploughman captures Lyr, God of the Sea, by tempting him with a giant water crystal that blazes with rainbow light, and shackles the mighty god to an ice shaft that grows deep under the glistening fires of the earth. The Ploughman then freezes the seas, bringing devastation to sea life and seamen alike, threatening the world with a hunger from which it may never recover.

In another part of this ancient world, in a faraway place known as Eire, the Celtic hero Finn McCool learns of Lyr's imprisonment and vows to rescue him from the grim clutches of the Ploughman. He is joined on his journey by Kathleen ni Houlihan, daughter of the filthiest man in all the land, and together they set out on an adventure that will pit them against murderous smith demons, ice-breathing dragons, and ravenous mist crones who hunger for the wicked taste of human blood.

In an ancient time when myth and magic rule, the fate of a bright new land rests in the hands of two people. One, a brave young heroine, must face the risk of never seeing her family again as she plunges into confrontation against a vicious enemy. The other, a Celtic warrior, alone has the power to melt the icy indifference that the Pig's Plough­ man has cast over an unsuspecting world.


Join us in Second Life
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/204/44/27

and Kitely
grid.kitely.com:8002:Seanchai   or   http://bit.ly/SeanchaiKitely


Book: Monsters & Myth - PIG'S PLOUGHMAN
Author: Bernard Evslin


..

WEDNESDAY, January 6th at 7pm slt: IN WALT WE TRUST


We travel back to Absoraka County, Wyoming, with Sheriff Walt Longmire, his deputy Santiago, and his best friend, Henry Standing Bear. In "High Holidays", Walt and Santiago deal with a distracted traveler to their county who may not be what he seems to be. In "Thankstaking", Walt and Henry spend time at the Red Pony Bar and Grill and Continual Soiree. And in "An Obvious Fact", Walt and Henry channel Sherlock Holmes as they travel to Hulett, South Dakota, where Sheriff Nutter is overwhelmed by visitors from the nearby Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Kayden Oconnell presents selection from author Craig Johnson's "Longmire Mysteries" series, live in Voice.
https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/204/43/26

TUESDAY, January 5th: It's a Two Event Tuesday!

 

@ NOON, RUSSELL EPONYM, Live in The Glen!

Join us for Russell's popular weekly performance at our beautiful outdoor gathering space for an hour of 100% live and unplugged acoustic music and spoken word.  Russell will be presenting original and traditional songs, instrumental pieces and covers, together with some selected poems. Folk Baroque and Beyond. Presented on Stream.




@ 7pm: WRITTEN IN HISTORY: Letters that Changed the World

Join Caledonia Skytower as she reads selections from this remarkable book. The writers vary from Elizabeth I, Rameses the Great and Leonard Cohen to Emmeline Pankhurst, Mandela, Stalin, Michelangelo, Suleiman the Magnificent and unknown people in extraordinary circumstances – from love letters to calls for liberation, declarations of war to reflections on death. In the colourful, accessible style of a master storyteller, Montefiore shows why these letters are essential reading: how they enlighten our past, enrich the way we live now – and illuminate tomorrow. Presented on Stream.

THIS WEEK at Seanchai Libraries

  We bring stories of all kinds to life, in Second Life

... and other virtual worlds

CELEBRATING GREAT STORIES SINCE 2008!

_____________________________________ 


All times slt/Pacific Time.
Story events in Voice unless otherwise noted.

The Seanchai Library is located at 
*****
*MONDAY, January 4th at 7pm: Patricia Wrightson's THE DARK BRIGHT WATER resumes with Gyro Muggins. 

*TUESDAY, January 5th: 

    ~ at NoonRUSSELL EPONYM, Live! with music, and poetry in Ceiluradh Glen, live on stream. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/197/131/21

    ~ at 7pm: Selections from Simon Sebag Montefiore's WRITTEN IN HISTORY: Letters that Changed the World with Caledonia Skytower.

*WEDNESDAY, January 6th, at 7pm : IN WALT WE TRUST, More from Craig Johnson's Sherriff Longmire Series with Kayden Oconnell.

*THURSDAY, January 7th, at 7pm : MONSTERS & MYTHS: The Pig's Ploughman - Part 1, Shandon presents another mythic adventure from the works of Bernard Evslin. (Also in Kitely!  Find teleport from the main Seanchai World grid.kitely.com:8002:SEANCHAI)


*****
All sessions held at the Seanchai Library in Second Life unless otherwise indicated. Schedule subject to change, because that is just how life rolls sometimes.  
            ________________________________________________________________
All sessions at the Seanchai Library are offered free to all Residents.  Have questions? Send a notecard to Caledonia Skytower

MONDAY January 4th at 7pm: THE DARK BRIGHT WATER by Patricia Wrightson

  

by Patricia Wrightson -
THE DARK BRIGHT WATER 

A spirit woman from Northwestern Australia is separated from her sisters.  Trapped in another 'country,' she causes havok.  Wirrun (from The Ice is Coming) is tormented with her howling songs in his head.  He searches for the cause so he can end the torture.


PRESENTED IN LIVING VOICE BY GYRO MUGGINS
at SEANCHAI LIBRARY in SECOND LIFE
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nowhereville/204/44/27

FINAL DAY of The Dickens Project: Fred & Clara Invite You to The Last Dance

 

Take one last turn in Bay Rum's Cart, or in the mine with Sultan.  Soar over Project and Harbour one final time. Pick up the presents in the Opera House before they are gone. And join us in Dickens Square for the Last Dance of this year's edition.

Thanks to everyone who made The Project possible this year: from our many performers to the many guests whose enthusiasm made all the hard work so worth it.

The Dickens Project Creative Team for 2020: 
Daark Gothly ~ Honey Heart ~ Dagmar Kohime
Gloriana Maertens ~ Willow Moonfire ~ Stevie Morane Basevi
Caledonia Skytower

With additional contributions by Aoife Lorefield, and Dawn Greymyst

Our Participating Communities for the 2020 Project: 
CEH Productions
The Community Virtual Library
Eclipse Club & Resort
Elite Equestrian
Idle Rogue Productions
Innsmouth - H.P. Lovecraft Inspired
Misfit Dance & Performance Art
Radio Riel
SL Hawks Aerobatics Team
Virtuoso Performing Arts

Seanchai Library would like to thank Linden Labs and Patch Linden, our 2020 Region Sponsor.

 And look for us in 2021 ~ Dickens On!

Dickens Square - Dickens Project - Main Landing Point

TODAY at The Dickens Project: New Year's Weekend

 New Year's Skating Parties: Music and Poetry



Where did all the time go? Didn't we just open?  Here we are, in the final weekend of This Edition of The Dickens Project - last chance to ride in Bay Rum's cart, or on the balloon, and a few final celebrations.

Celebrate the New Year on the Skating Pond~!

We mix music with selected poems to celebrate new beginnings:

Friday, January 1st: 
  • 7pm: NIGHT SKATE! Poetry and Music in a special party at the Skating Pond in Christmas Past, just North of main landing point.
Saturday, January 2nd: 
  • 1pm: NEW YEAR SKATE! an encore of sorts, because surely there is more to hear and to say about a brand new year!