Art in Hats Creator’s Spotlight #2: BambiChicque, Banba Muircastle, & Barry Richez

RED AND…..HUNT (HAPPY HUNTING)

Check out the new red…hunt gifts which is in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life! All gifts are for the low price of 2 lindens!

Nirvana Projects

Welcome to the RED AND….HUNT/FUNDRAISER for diabetes awareness Below is a list of merchants providing gifts with all proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association . Each store is hyperlinked for easy teleporting but you can also pick up a full hunt listing by touching the RED hunt sign at the starting location. Follow the clues and reap the rewards. Please do what you can to help us in our efforts to support such a worthy cause.

*Tip. Right click store names, choose copy link address, paste in SL for easy teleporting

1.Feyline Fashions (Starting point)
Red and ... Hunt Prize - Feyline Fashions
Hint: “Behind every vote is a rock”

2.Harambee Gwassi-Kenya Charity Shop
Asian Dresser with Lucky bamboo, Pointsettia & candles PIC
Hint: “You’ll find me under the ‘Aryanne’ Gift from *Goor Fashion Style*

3.Perfect Seduction
redsta3 - rad
Hint: “25, 30, 45…..IDK It’s all good”

4.Amazing Creations
4 - AmAzInNg CrEaTiOnS RED And
Hint: “Jackets” (gifts for males & females)

5.TAOX Tattoo
5 - TaTToo Back Peace Around The World VG 2
Hint: “Or are the tattoo guns?”

6.Toxic Candy

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New Arts in Hats Press Release!

Art in Hats is just a week away and there is a new press release and logo for this event! Check them both out below and we hope to see all of you wearing some fancy hats in support of Team Diabetes of Second Life!

Art in Hats 2015 Logo

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Medical Centre granted $3.5 million to study diabetes education in Second Life

A 3.5 million USD grant funded study on diabetes education is coming to Second Life! Inara Pey has more info:

Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

Draxtor Despres pointed me towards Second Life shows new promise as virtual forum for diabetes education, an article written by Nidhi Subbaraman for the technical section of the Boston Globe’s on-line edition.

In it, Ms Subbaraman reports on a Boston Medical Centre trial which utilised Second Life to help diabetes sufferers better manage their condition, and which has paved the way for an even more in-depth examination of the use of virtual world environments in matters of personal healthcare.

The trial was initiated by  2009 by Dr. Suzanne Mitchell, a family physician at Boston Medical Centre and assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine. The intent was to investigate whether and how virtual group sessions held in Second Life might help diabetes sufferers made changes to their eating habits and lifestyles to better manage their illness.

In particular, the trial involved African-American women, many from low-income families and…

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Art in Hats 2015 Media Partners!

Art in Hats 2015

The following news and media outlets have generously agreed to become media partners for Art in Hats 2015! If you are an owner of a media and news outlet and would like to become a media partner for Art in Hats 2015, please contact Johannes1977 Resident in Second Life.

Art in Hats 2015 Media Partners:

The Torch Entertainment Guide

ModeLS Magazine

Eclipse

The SL Enquirer

MAGE Magazine

Windlight Magazine

SL Live Radio

Fashioncentric

Art in Hats 2015 Press Release!

Below is the official press release for Art in Hats 2015:

Press Release For immediate release!

ART IN HATS 2015

– WITH THE RIGHT HAT NOTHING ELSE MATTERS! –

ART in HATS and HATS in ART is back for another year of fun, whimsy, artistic expression and entertainment!

There are contests open to the public with prizes, a variety of entertainment, more art and, of course, the most exciting display of hats in Second Life collectively in one spot!

This year ART in HATS – HATS in ART has selected Team Diabetes of Second Life (http://teamdiabetesofsl.org/), an official charity of the American Diabetes Association, as a charitable beneficiary of the event. A portion of proceeds will go to the charity and we will be holding a unique hat auction at the end of the event with exclusive designs!

The highlights of our schedule includes:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW HAT COSTUME PARTY November 1, 2015 at 12 PM SLT

(This evet is a private event, however, a limited number of tickets may be purchased.)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC November 4, 2015 at 6 AM SLT

GRAND OPENING DAY November 7, 2015

Featuring Fashion Hat Shows and a Grand Gala Event – Open to the public

BRING IT ON Public Styling Contest November 8, 2016 at 3 PM SLT

FINAL DAY LINE UP November 14, 2015 Including

TOP FASHION STYLE SHOW 2 PM

PUBLIC HAT CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT & CHARITY AUCTION 4 PM

FINAL CHANCE SHOPPING PARTY 8 PM

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Art and fashion meet in hats. Good hats are art to wear and subsequently many artists love to create fantastic hats. Fashion designers often show an explosion of creativity in hats. Hats turn to fashion with the styling.

The basic idea of the exhibition is to bring designers, artists and photographers together in an art exhibition / sales event / charity benefit by presenting hats built by artists and fashion designers in combination with photos. The photos are meant to be an art shot.

Hats and images are to be sold or are given as freebies. One of a kind pieces are sold in a live auction for charity.

WHO IS ATTENDING?

Artists, fashion designers, builders has been invited to submit their hat creations. Fashion- and art-photographers has been invited to submit their artistic scenery taken with a hat.

PARTICIPANT ARTISTS AND BRANDS:

Couture Chapeau, Hatter ‘n Hell, Stone’s Works, Elysium Skins & Mesh Apparel, Miss Darcy

Spyralle, Lyrical B!zarre Templates, {{BSD Design studio}}}}, Sonatta Morales, F I N ES M I T H, Sascha’s Designs, Bohemian Gypsy Couture, Epic Chromatic, Betty Tureaud, Wicca’s Wardrobe, Wicca’s Wardrobe, Barry Richez, Macabre, E.V.E, Xen’s Hats, Pink Ice Boutique, K E L I N I, Romance Couture, Zanze, Snowpaws, Ghee, Deche, Paris METRO Couture, Whimsical Happenings, Lilith’s Den, The Happy Hat, Bliensen + MaiTai, Oddfish Studios, Chérie, BamPu Legacies, BlueMoon enterprise, Barbara Wardell, Cica Ghost, Sina Souza, Kynne Llewellyn, ApocketfullofButterflies, Brigittacoral, Paradox Messmer, ByrneDarkly Cazalet, Awesome Fallen, johannes1977 Resident, jamie86, Valsnia Resident, amandamagik Resident, Cold Frog, Burk Bode and Wizardoz Chrome

ABOUT CONTESTS OPEN TO THEPUBLIC

A photography contest will be held that allows the public to create a hat of their own and photograph it. The photographs will be submitted for display and a winner will be selected and announced at the closing events on the 14th.

A styling competition opens the ability for anyone to style a look for a hat and show it to the public in a “all for fun” styling show! A winner will be chosen and announced during the after party!

WHEN IS THE EVENT?

Exhibition/Sale/ Auction will be open from November the 4th through November the 14th.

A private preview party will be held on the 1st of November, allowing opportunities for fans of the artistic offerings early entry and shopping privileges! See the website https://artinhats.com/ or contact Emma Portilo for information on this opportunity!

ABOUT THE EVENT TEAM

Emma Portilo is a well-known event organizer, stylistic, retired model and journalist. She re-joins  the event this year as the Top Hat (Lead Coordinator) for the event. (http://emmaportilo.wordpress.com/)

Chloe Seljan returns to the team and is instrumental in the process as a Co-Coordinator. Chloe is known for yearly events like Pumpkin Town and Furry Fair (http://potpourrimarkets.blogspot.be/)

Kimmera Madison the designer of the first ever Second Life wedding gown and owner and fashion designer of Tres Beau joins the team as Co-Coordinator this year. https://tresbeau.wordpress.com/

Also joining the team is John (johannes Resident) as a Co-Coordinator. He is a builder, photographer and well-known artist as well as magazine, gallery, club and restaurant owner.

(https://windlightmagazine.com/)

Jessii Warhol brings the expertise of Public Relations to the team this year. She is a well-known marketing professional, public relations consultant and event organizer.

ART in HATS – HATS in ART was founded by Quan Lavender in 2013. Quan is blogger, curator of the Art India Gallery (currently on hiatus) and member of the LEA (Linden Endowment for the Arts) committee. While she is unable to join the team this year due to real life commitments, she is doing well and supportive of the event. The team thanks Quan for her outstanding insight in creating this unique event that focuses on such a wonderful statement piece of fashion – the hat, while promoting the arts! (http://quanlavender.blogspot.de/)

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Emma Portilo.

ART in HATS - HATS in ART

Feline Fashions for the 2015 Fall Showcase!

Feline Fashions has generously created not one, but two outfits in support of the 2015 Fall Showcase! Both items are 299L’s each and 100% of the proceeds goes to Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team of the American Diabetes Association!

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Zebria%20Wyldwood/27/183/1208

_FF_ Bekka Teal 1

_FF_ Bekker Teal 1

Jamie Wolf Photography & Gallery For the Fall 2015 Showcase!

Jamie Wolf Photography FULL PREM

Only one more day to catch all of the great items at the Fall 2015 Showcase! Jamie Wolf Photography & Gallery is offering three professional edited profile photos for the low price of 500Ls! 100% of the proceeds will go to Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association!

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Akna/133/176/513

Pink Ice Boutique For the Fall 2015 Showcase!

Pink Ice Boutique has not one, but TWO items up for sale in support of the Fall 2015 Showcase, to benefit Team Diabetes of Second Life:

DINA SPORTS TOP & SKIRT DIABETIES FALL SHOWCASE AD

DINA SPORTS MINI TOP & MAXI SKIRT

Sporty mini top & maxi skirt in two color options both featuring the Team Diabetes Logo Colors. One in black & red, the other red & black. For Maitreya, Slink Physique, TheMeshProject (TMP) & Classic SL Avatars.

PRICE: L$ 225

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Akna/133/156/506

MENS VEST DIABETES SHOWCASE AD R1

MEN’S VEST WITH TEXTURE CHANGE HUD

Men’s open front denim vest in blue and black with 5 different texture options. For Slink, TheMeshProject (TMP) and Classic SL Avatar

PRICE: L$ 250

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Akna/133/156/506

Potomac Signature Homes For the Fall 2015 Showcase!

Today’s Fall 2015 Showcase Spotlight is on Potomac Homes! Potomac Homes has a special October adult themed bedroom set!

October Romance Bedroom Set Adult Ad

Description:  Snuggle up with your sweetie on the October Romance Adult Bedroom Set.  Loaded with singles, couple cuddle and couple adult animations.  Comes complete with bedroom bench (with animations), side table with books and lantern, dresser with opening drawers, lamp (click to turn on), bookcase with opening doors, floor candles, and standing mirror with a sleepy black cat by it, and a courageous little mouse using the cat as a step stool!

You receive everything in the description for the low cost of 999 lindens! 100% proceeds goes to Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association.

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Potomac%20Signature%20Homes/157/152/28