Tag Archives: New Orleans

Come On, Take Me To The Mardi Gras…

It’s Mar­di Gras week­end here on Vir­tu­al Com­mu­ni­ty Radio, and our cel­e­bra­tions con­tin­ue, cen­tered around the Cre­ole Queen, our tra­di­tion­al river­boat, docked at Chest­nut Hills in Sec­ond Life.

Sun­day, Feb­ru­ary 27th from 2–4pm SLT — Join us for a Dance Par­ty on the Cre­ole Queen, live in Sec­ond Life.  DJ Cale­do­nia Sky­tow­er will be play­ing jazz, Cajun, and Zyde­co music on our ele­gant riv­er boat, appro­pri­ate­ly decked out for the occa­sion. No need to bring your beads — we’ve got them! Join us at The Queen, or on-the-air, as we Lais­sez les bons temps rouler !

And tune in for a final chance to hear the lat­est episode of our orig­i­nal series, Tarot @ Teatime, 12 noon and 4pm Pacific/SLT — 8pm and mid­night in the UK.

SLURL http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Chestnut%20Hills/155/51/2823

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler! — Mardi Gras on VCR

It’s Mar­di Gras week­end here on Vir­tu­al Com­mu­ni­ty Radio, and our cel­e­bra­tions on Feb­ru­ary 26 and 27th cen­tre around the Cre­ole Queen, our tra­di­tion­al river­boat, docked at Chest­nut Hills in Sec­ond Life.

TODAY Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 26th — Our Fea­tured Genre will be the music of Car­ni­val and Mar­di Gras from New Orleans to Latin Amer­i­ca and beyond, plus some old-time R&B and Trad Jazz.

Then at 1–2pm Pacific/SLT — Come along to the Cre­ole Queen for a Live Tarot Read­ing with VCRa­dio’s Tarot @ Teatime co-host Hon­ey Heart. Stroll on the banks of the riv­er and request a per­son­al read­ing of the cards. All read­ings are free, con­duct­ed pri­vate­ly in Voice, and are strict­ly con­fi­den­tial and for enter­tain­ment pur­pos­es only.

And at 12 noon and 4pm Pacific/SLT (8pm or mid­night in the UK) tune in for a spe­cial Mar­di Gras edi­tion of Where Have You Been? which cov­ers some of the his­to­ry and back­ground to Mar­di Gras and Car­ni­val and sug­gests an addi­tion­al venue you might like to vis­it between now and “Fat Tues­day” itself, March 1.

TOMORROW, Sun­day, Feb­ru­ary 27th from 2–4pm — Dance Par­ty on the Cre­ole Queen, live in Sec­ond Life.  DJ Cale­do­nia Sky­tow­er will be play­ing jazz, Cajun, and Zyde­co music on the ele­gant riv­er boat envi­ron­ment, appro­pri­ate­ly decked out for the occa­sion. No need to bring your beads — we’ve got them! Join us at The Queen, or on-the-air, as we Lais­sez les bons temps rouler !

SLURL (avail­able for post­ed events only):

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Chestnut%20Hills/155/51/2823

All times SLT/Pacific.

Where Have You Been? Mardi Gras Special

We’re run­ning a spe­cial edi­tion of our orig­i­nal series, “Where Have You Been?” (where we detail things to do and places to see around the Sec­ond Life Grid) that will be broad­cast on two days only — Wednes­day 23rd and Sat­ur­day 26th of Feb­ru­ary, 12 noon and 4pm Pacific/SLT; 8pm and mid­night UK time. It’s a spe­cial about Mar­di Gras — “Fat Tues­day”, which falls this year on March 1st. In the episode we pro­vide plen­ty of back­ground to the Mar­di Gras and Car­ni­val cel­e­bra­tions, focus­ing on New Orleans in par­tic­u­lar, plus we make a sug­ges­tion of a place you might want to vis­it to enjoy your own Mar­di Gras celebration.