The Team Diabetes of Second Life 2016 Winter Showcase and Art Show opens its doors on Thursday, December 8th, and runs through until Sunday, December 18th. It will include ten days of live performers, DJs, concerts, tribute acts, hunts, ice skating, ice fishing and, of course the Winter Showcase and the Kultivate Winter Art show. All to raise money for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), through Team Diabetes of Second Life, ADA’s official and authorised in-world fund-raising team.
The 2016 Winter Showcase is sponsored by Chop Zuey Couture Jewellery, Ghee, and Potomac Signature Homes and features the following brands: *DBS* Designs By Soosy, alme., Balderdash, Becksley Shoes, Black Rose Designs, BYRNE, ChiC buildings, Chiffon, Chop Zuey, EED Home&Garden, Emerald Couture, Feyline Fashions, Gee, Ghee, Get Jiggy!, Giulia Design, IC From Within, IT! (Indulge Temptation!), Kitty’s Claws, Le Fashion Wh*re, Lillou Merlin Design, Mahlberg Tailors, Mara’s Mysteries, Miss Darcy, Mousies Family Store, Park Place Casuals, Park Place Home, Pink Ice Boutique, Potomac Signature Homes, Romance Couture, Sophisticate, Sonatta Morales, Spyralle, Steelhead Outfitters, Stone’s Works, Sweet E’s Designs, TASHI, Tayren’s Fantasy Fashions (TFF), The Gold Club, TRS Designs, Vengeful Threads, Whimsical Happenings, Winterwood, & Wood Works.
The Showcase occupies the west side of the region, with stores arranged around a central square offering seating – including a chance to sit on Santa’s lap! The events area can be found on the north-east side of the region, alongside the Kultivate Winter art show.
Sponsored and produced by Kultivate Magazine, the Art Show features the following artists and photographers: Aradia Aridian, ArtemisGreece Resident, Bamboo Barnes, Bryn Oh, Brynedarkley Cazalet, CalystiaMoonshadow, Catalina Staheli, Cica Ghost, Cubito Smit, Eleseren Brianna, Eucalyptus Carroll, Giselleseeker, Hana Hoobinoo, ilyra chardin, iSkye Silverweb, Jamee Sandalwood, Johannes1977 Resident, JolieElle Parfort, JudiLynn India, Kaijah Chrome, Kayly Iali, KodyMeyers Resident, Layachi Ihen, Lucia Tophat, Lulyboop Resident, Miele Tarantal, missabstract Resident, Myra Wildmist, Pam Astonia, Paradox Messmer, Ramsa Luv, Rosy Highwater, Roxanne Fayanucci,Sabine Mortenwold, Sandi Benelli, Sheba Blitz, Silas Merlin, Slatan Dryke, Sparkie Cyberstar, Tisephone, TriplePlayNitely, Veruca Tammas, Warm Clarity, Wintergeist Resident, & WrenNoir Cerisse.
Full details on all the activities planned for the event can be found on the 2106 Winter showcase Calendar. However, highlights of the even include:
- Thursday, December 8th, 18:00: SaraMarie Philly in concert
- Friday, December 9th, 18:00: Metallica Tribute concert
- Saturday, December 10th, 13:00: Elysium Cabaret
- Sunday, December 11th, 14:00: CeCi Dover
- Monday, December 12th, 17:00: DRUM
- Friday, December 16th, 18:00: Bad Amp Christmas Show
- Saturday, December 17th, 16:00: TSB Orchestra
- Sunday, December 18th, 13:00: a special winter fashion show organised by Models Giving Back where participating merchants will show off their winter fashions and creations.
About the American Diabetes Association
Established in 1940, the American Diabetes Association is working to both prevent and cure diabetes in all it forms, and to help improve the lives of all those affected by diabetes. It does this by providing objective and credible information and resources about diabetes to communities, and funding research into ways and means of both managing and curing the illness. In addition, the Association gives voice to those denied their rights as a consequence of being affected by diabetes.
About Team Diabetes of Second life
Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorised fund-raiser for the American Diabetes Association in Second Life. Established with the aim of raising funds in support of diabetes treatment and to raise awareness of the disease in SL, Team Diabetes of Second Life was founded by Jessi2009 Warrhol and John Brianna (Johannes1977 Resident), and is served by an advisory board comprising Eleseren Brianna, Veruca Tammas, Sandie Loxingly, Rob Fenwitch, Earth Nirvana and Dawnbeam Dreamscape, with Saiyge Lotus serving as a special advisor.
- 2016 Winter Showcase and Art Show (Meadow Gardens, rated: Moderate)
- Team Diabetes of Second life website
- American Diabetes Association website
- Official Team Diabetes of SL American Diabetes Association Online Page
- International Diabetes Federation website
Note; SLurl to the event may not be available for public access until the event opens on Thursday, December 8th.