Now open at CKB Art Gallery curated by Ceakay (CK) Ballyhoo is The Haze. It is the latest installation in a series of living stories featuring art and focused on the adventures of a principal character, whose journey we are invited to follow in words, images and settings. For The Haze, CK returns to her own character of Ellie, who featured in A Watercolour Wander (read here for more) and The Forest Beyond (read here for more) in a collaborative story developed with 2D and 3D artist Silas Merlin.
“It was an offer I couldn’t refuse,” CK says of the installation. “An offer from Silas to use his new builds and sketches to form a story. Using Silas’s new digital sketches and the ruins and creatures he has created, a world started to form, darker than anything we’ve either done before, the story turned into…
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR THE COMMUNE RENAISSANCE WEEKEND
FRIDAY, 3 November
2 pm SLT The Friday Party at Commune Utopia
The party of the week for years and years, as hosted and fueled by none other than hilaire Moyet!
SATURDAY, 4 November
11 am SLT Pillow Talk discussion group
A fantastic discussion group held in voice and text twice monthly at the Commune since April, 2017. Topic to be announced! Please not that Pillow Talk is held an hour earlier than normal this week. Contact Alexia Paragorn, Jerrod Diavolo, or Mariska Lysette for more information.
1 – 4 pm SLT Saturday Commune Celebration with Live Music!
We’re so fortunate that QuadRadiX, starring Maximillion Kleene, Sabian Inglewood, DennyMac, and Ben Cleanslate, will be playing for us, as well as two other live performers! Contact Lark for more information.
4 pm SLT Lluis Indigo Live at the Commune!
Every Saturday afternoon Lluis brings his musical energy to the stage and dancefloor by the beach. Come and join us for his live looping, cool instrumentals, great vibes, and trance flow.
SUNDAY, 5 November
8 am SLT Breakfast Club at the Commune Mansion
Hippie Bowman’s moveable feast leaps from sim to sim every Sunday and will be hosted by Commune Utopia this week. Please help show this wonderful group of hungry travelers a great time with the Commune vibe! Let’s all to pitch in together: see the Group Notice with the Subject “Come help cook and set the table” for info on how to help, or contact Catori Mistwalker to volunteer.
12 pm noon SLT Undies Sundays with DJ Sailina Fhang
Sailina pulls out all the stops every single Sunday with a party on the beach! Her musical selections are crazy good and will in no time at all get you stripped right down to your undies, as is the Sunday tradition at the Commune.
7 – 9 pm SLT Cat’s Sunday Night Dance ~ Rennaissance Masked Party!
Come and enjoy the Blues waaay up high above the Commune in a new space created just for tonight’s Rennaissance Weekend dance party. Come as you are, throw on a mask if you like, or go all out and lace up your Rennaissance attire. Bring friends. All are welcome. 🙂
As is always the case at the Commune, if you feel the desire to organize something, go for it! Simply check the Calendar on our blog at https://communeutopia.wordpress.com to ensure that events don’t get double booked, and send an announcement of the event to Fiona at firstname.lastname@example.org, Owl Dragonash, Lark, or Cat so one of us can add it to the Commune Utopia Calendar.
Peace, love, and happiness since 2011! Our inclusive, bohemian paradise is filled with music, dancing, dreaming, passion, creativity, & laughter. Open to all visitors. Joining group allows members to set home, rez, & receive community updates. Be who you want to be at the Commune!
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Commune Utopia: Dilligraf (M8TY)
Open at the Art Meadow at Commune Utopia is an exhibition of images by Dilligraf (M8TY). It features sixteen studies of female avatars, each presented in something of a fantasy form, and they are all quite stunning. Nudity is present in some of the pictures, but not, I would venture to suggest, enough to make any of the NSFW.
These really are superb pieces, a rich mix of full length, partial and head-and-shoulder studies. Each is beautifully produced and presented, and each has a story to tell – some quite evocatively so. I confess to having been quite captivated by all of them, but one in particular caught my attention and held it again on a repeat visit. Essence of Time (below, right), is an extraordinary piece – which is not to diminish any of the others in any way.
Commune Utopia: Dilligraf (M8TY)
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