The Silk Road Series #1 FUND RAISER for Feed a Smile is a combined RL & SL LIVE EVENT held at The Writers Centre, Singapore and a region in Second Life™ from which it will be streamed.
Time: Saturday, May 18 – TIME: 5am-8am SLT
Location: Caravanserai, (SL Map URL) the Crossroads of the Arts In SL and a Monash University, Melbourne Australia region.
From Singapore to Second Life: come to the Caravanserai for a one-night stopover to witness a grand live concert, streamed online as Singapore wordsmiths and improv musicians team up with accomplished artists, writers, musicians, comics, filmmakers and poets from Germany, UK, Holland, Portugal, Japan, Mexico, Costa Rica, Hawaii, Canada and the USA.
This coming together of SL and Singaporean artists is in aid of Feed a Smile, a charity serving Kenyan school children.
Feature artists include Yadleen (ambient keyboards), Karima Hoisan and Natascha Randt, (machinima screening and discussion) in world poets and well-known performers like Rosedrop Rust on the same program as comedians such as Esteban Voljeti and worldwide storytellers like Caledonia Skytower.
Kaylee West, founder of Chinese Island, a part of the Monash University sims where Caravanserai is located says, “So much of world history is built on the dialogue and cultural exchange represented by the land and sea Silk Roads.”
Her colleague, Singh, (Dr. Chris Moone-Singh, an Australian located in Singapore, himself a poet-singer and educator adds, ‘We are very happy to start the Silk Road Series and share the heritage of East-West arts.”
As the Singaporeans share South-East Asian culture, world artists likewise share their poems, songs and stories this unique program will be streamed live from Second Life from their online locations in the spirit of bygone days along the digital Silk Road.
- Some Teardrop (singer-songwriter); USA.
- Yadleen (Clara Mayef) Germany – ambient synth composer/performer
- Karima Hoisan and Natascha Randt, poet and filmmaker (Costa Rica/Germany)
- Dansy Insight (Traditional Chinese songs)
- Rosedrop Rust (Oregon)
- Poets: Persephone (NYC), Shyla (MiD-West), Klannex Northmead (London), Adele Ward (London), Key Key Underwood (Cleveland), Frederique McMIllan (Quebec, Canada)
- Storyteller: Caledonia Skytower: Seattle area, US
- Esteban Voljeti – comedy
- Singh – original spoken word and music
Come early and try out the Magic Carpet Racetrack and have your tarot read.
See the Silk Road event program here.
The event’s FACEBOOK page is here.
Poets: Persephone (NYC), Shyla (MiD-West), Klannex Northmead (London), Adele Ward (London), Key Key Underwood (Cleveland), Frederique McMIllan (Quebec, Canada)
Storyteller: Caledonia Skytower: Seattle area, US
Esteban Voljeti – comedy
Singh – original spoken word and music.