Tales for Christmas and a Dickens of a time

It’s time to kick-off another week of fabulous story-telling in Voice, brought to Second Life by the staff and volunteers at the Seanchai Library SL. Also this week, Storyfest SL’s The Dickens Project is in full swing.

Seanchai Library Readings

All programmes at Seanchai Library this week commence at 19:00 SLT, and will be held on the Seanchai Library’s home on Imagination Island.

  • Monday, December 16th: Views of Christmas in 100 Words with Crap Mariner
  • Tuesday, December 17th: A Faerie Christmas  with Faerie Maven-Pralou
  • Wednesday, December 18th: Christmas in the Classics with Caledonia Skytower
  • Thursday, December 19th: Duel in the Snow (“You’ll put your eye out!”)  –  with Shandon Loring.

Please check with the Seanchai Library SL’s blog for updates and for additions or changes to the week’s schedule. The featured charity for November and December is Reading is Fundamental.

The Dickens Project 2013

TDPThe Dickens Project offers you the chance to enjoy Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol, as well as extracts from some of his other works in an immersive, interactive environment where you can learn more about the man, his writings and the times in which he lived. Having opened its gates to the public on Friday December 13th, this week sees the presentation of A Christmas Carol over fives and featuring some of SL’s best voice talents. Each reading occurs twice daily, allowing people to attend at a time that suits them.

Events take place within The Dickens Project set, and all times are SLT.

  • 12: 00 noon Sunday, December 15th: Other Works of Dickens: Chapter Ten from Little Dorrit “Containing the Whole Science of Government” with Klannex Northmead
  • Monday, December 16th:  A Christmas Carol: Stave One, “Marley’s Ghost”: 13:00 – Dubhna Rhiadra; 17:00 – Kayden Oconnell
  • Tuesday, December 17th: A Christmas Carol: Stave Two, “The First of Three Spirits”: 13:00 – Corwyn Allen; 18:00 – Caledonia Skytower
  • Wednesday, December 18th: A Christmas Carol: Stave Three, “The Second of Three Spirits”: 14:00 – Ixmal Supermarine; 18:00 – Kayden Oconnell
  • Thursday, December 19th:  A Christmas Carol: Stave Four, “The Last of the Spirits”:
    • 13:00 – Dubhna Rhiadra
    • 17:00 – Corwyn Allen
    • 21:00 – Dickens Late Night with Caledonia Skytower, Shandon Loring and Finn Zeddmore.
  • Friday, December 20th: A Christmas Carol, Stave Five “The End of It”:
    • 13:00 – Ixmal Supermarine
    • 17:00 –  Kayden Oconnell
    • 21:00 – Dickens Late Night with Caledonia Skytower and Kayden Oconnell.

All performances at The Dicken Project are free, but donations will be accepted on behalf of War Child North America.

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