Monday, May 5, 2008

Grace McDunnough performs at the Prop Spinners Pub

Prop Spinners Pub owners Thadicus Caligari and Katrina Pugilist from the Royal Caledon Air Force lost a dear friend Lara Lahane to cancer recently and graciously setup a major event in honor of her and SLRFL on Sunday May 4th. I was happy to discover that a mutual friend Grace McDunnough was to perform during the 5 PM hour, so I made every effort to be there. My connection to Grace has been through the SLBloggers, Twitter, Malburns Writer's Second Spaces Videocast Metaverse Week in Review and through various encounters at metaverse related events. I'm embarrassed to say, this was only the second time I've heard her sing and she was indeed wonderful. She is full of fun, humor, and true to her name, a graceful lady.

For the record, here is the notecard about the event...

You are personally invited to join me (Thadicus Caligari) in a celebration of friendship and love of music.

This event is a Tribute to my close friend Lara Lahane ( her SL avatar name). Lara died mid January 2008 from leukemia. Lara had a husband and three kids that survive her. Lara was a avid gamer, she and I played, Star Wars Galaxies, and SL together. She also played WoW and other fantasy based games.

Lara and I came to SL together with several other friends who were players. Lara would come from time to but was not a regular in Second Life. Lara had fought leukema many years ago and had been remissed for 6 years when it was found again a year and a half ago.

Lara loved music, mostly popular and classic rock. She would come visit and join myself and our common friend Sidney Therian at various music oriented events in SL.

As a Tribute to Laura, I am hosting a afternoon and evening long music event at the Prop Spinners Pub in Caledon SteamSkyCity on Sunday May 4th, 2008.

The artist lineup is as follows:

11am - DJ Otawan Fouquet - Classic Rock and Pop music (2 hours)
1pm - Mel Cheeky
2pm - Charles Coleman
3pm - DJ Syzygy Merlin - Classic Rock and Pop music
4pm - JellyJellyJelly Benelli
5pm - Grace McDunnough
6pm - Lyndon Heart
7pm - DJ Eyudptes Bergson - (2 hours)
Music theme is: Tribute to Lara. Clothing contest is clothes and costumes from, Star Wars Galaxies, Lineage II, and Worlds of Warcraft.

As a tribute to Lara there will also be an auction upstairs at the Pub of some one-of-a-kind items such as 2 guitars, jewlery, and a lovely butterfly costume. This will be a silent auction beginning Monday am SLT until the close of the music event.

From the SSC Teleport, walk North to the end and turn left. walk straight ahead. On the right is the pub down the walkway about 3/4 of the way.
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