Santalarity: Ice Planet Saturday 14 December

Santalarity - Ice Planet Lamplighters are called to open the event called Santalarity at 10:00am SLT on Saturday, the 14th of December.

Join us in robes and flames, bring your drums and dance moves! Let’s bring the fire to the frozen playa.

We will gather at the Welcome Area on the Playa and perform a silent procession, light lamps, and kick off the annual Santalarity event with drumming, dancing and of course FIRE.

Meet us on the Playa! The location will be given here on the day of the event.

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Come to the Playa With the Lamplighters!

We will gather for our monthly drumming at our Village on the virtual Playa! We are truly excited and happy to be back HOME on a monthly basis to bring together our Burner friends and family. Everyone is welcome.

Join us on the first of December at 7:30pm SLT/Pacific Time and celebrate the joy of the season in true Burning fashion!

Nine Days til BURN2 Opens! READY?

The Lamplighter Elders have been busily checking lamps and oil, setting up the Village on the virtual Playa, and getting everything ready for the big event. When you come to the Gate, You won’t miss the Village – the Lamplighter statue with its familiar hat and lamps is easily seen from the Gate Road as you walk onto the Playa.

We now have a procession schedule! Lamplighters, read on and mark your calendars to join us at the following procession times. We’ll meet at the Lamplighter Village – the landmark will be given after BURN2 opens – and do our procession across the playa from south to north and arrive at the Temple to drum and dance til the sun comes up again! Here’s the schedule:

SAT 19 October 7:00pm SLT
SUN 20 October 7:00pm SLT
MON 21 October 7:00pm SLT
TUE 22 October 7:00pm SLT
WED 23 October 4:00pm SLT
THU 24 October 2:00am SLT
FRI 25 October 7:00pm SLT

Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th, we will not do processoins. Instead, we will attend the Burns. We lead the dance as the Burns wind down and the sun makes its way back up into the sky.

The Man will BURN on SAT 26 October 4:00am SLT, 12:00pm SLT and 8:00pm SLT.
The Temple will BURN on SUN 27 October 4:00am SLT, 12:00pm SLT and 8:00pm SLT.

Come HOME to the Playa on opening day, noon SLT on the 19th of October!

Lamplighters Drumming SUNDAY October 6!

Drumming with LamplightersLamplighters, we are now readying for the big BURN event! The Temple build is going beautifully, and JB has just finished loading up Lucy for the trip to the virtual playa. The Elders will ride onto the playa and set up camp – and we’ll be sure to share about the journey!

The Elders are getting their robes dusted off – we hope you’ve got yours ready too! – and soon we’ll be starting the first of our nightly processions at 7pm SLT on the 19th of October, at BURN2.

Get your drums and robes out, your dancing feet ready for an evening of drumming and dancing, starting at 7:30pm SLT! The location is here http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tir%20Anam%20Cara/81/124/3013, in Tir Anam Cara. Lamplighter or no, you are welcome to be with us, to dance, to join us, drum and get ready to BURN!

BURN2 Plottery – It’s Not Too Late!

Sharing a message from BURN2, hot off the presses:

Join us for BURN2 2013: Cargo Cult! What is BURN2 2013: Cargo Cult? Glad you asked! BURN2 is one of Second Life’s most popular music, art, and community festivals, and this year’s theme is Cargo Cult. And, here are three ways you can participate!

1- Plottery

**news flash – August 5, 2013**

Did you forget to apply for the BURN2 Plottery? IT’S NOT TOO LATE!

What is the Plottery? It’s a FREE PLOT LOTTERY for BURN2 2013! Apply now be placed on the stand-by list, which means you might get a plot that didn’t get used, or that was given up!

BURN2 is giving away a RECORD NUMBER of FREE plots this year! That’s right! You can still enter for a chance to win one 512sm plot–a L$3000 value!

Apply at http://www.burn2.org/PLOTLOTTERY2013

2- Juried Plots

Apply for a FREE Complimentary Art or Theme Camp Plot! Yes… FREE!

Every year, BURN2 gives away a limited number of free plots for art projects and theme camps. And, you don’t have to be a master builder to apply! Newbie artists, performance camps, theme camps, and yes, big art projects–get your form filled out for a chance to get on the virtual playa!

Tell us how awesome your build, art project, or camp will be, and you might just be a winner! Applications close August 16, 2013.

http://burn2.org/juried_camp_form.

3- Plot Sales

You can also purchase your own virtual plot and build a camp or even gift a plot to an artist or friend.
This year, we have plots available from 512sm to 4096sm!

To purchase a plot, please use this LM and click on the corresponding signs at the location. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Burning%20Man-%20Deep%20Hole/226/84/28

The theme this year is “CARGO CULT”; however there is no requirement that you create to the theme. Learn more about the theme here: http://www.burningman.com/art_of_burningman/bm13_theme.html.

All builders and artists agree to comply with the Ten Principals of Burning Man and BURN2 (http://www.burn2.org/ten-principles) and the BURN2 Builder Guidelines (http://www.burn2.org/Builderguidelines). All builders and artists agree to comply with Linden Lab’s Terms of Service and Community Standards.

Admire someone’s amazing art? Send him or her this notecard, and you must might see your friend’s art on the playa at BURN2 Cargo Cult 2013!

If you have any questions about this information, BURN2, or Burning Man, feel free to email info@burn2.org.

Visit http://www.burn2.org/ for more information, including important dates. We hope to see you on the playa!

The BURN2 team want to emphasise that it is not too late to sign up for Plottery – you will go on standby in case someone never uses their assigned plot, or someone gives up their plot for some reason.

In the Meantime…

We Lamplighters are getting our lamps filled and our robes cleaned. At the request of the BURN2 committee, the Elders have assembled a Temple build team – they’re already working on design ideas for this year’s BURN2 Temple! And if you would like to join the Lamplighters inworld group, contact a Lamplighter Elder inworld.