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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Netroots Nation in Second Life

If you ever wanted to attend the Yearly kos convention, now you can virtually! We'll be helping out on Netroots Island during the main events on the 17th & 18th.

If you've ever wondered about Second Life, now is the perfect time to join. The Newbie Orientation Committe is waiting to help you with any questions you might have. If you have a broadband connection you'll probably do fine. Sign up for the free membership and download the software. You'll be led through a few simple exercises to teach you how to navigate. Then head over to Netroots Nation on SL Island where you can contact me, BookemJackson Streeter or any of the other comitte members: Michele Mrigesh, Mala Fegte, Bjorlynn Loon, Pb Recreant, Lumi Ihnen, Skal Paulse, Gloriana Maertens, Jane2 McMahon, Moran Singh, Padmini Jewell, or GenJCChristian Homewood.

Later, the General has a concert series to knock your socks off!
Saturday, July 12, 2008 at the Netroots Nation Dance Pavilion, Netroots Nation Island

5:00pm SLT - Robie Bloch, Singer/Songwriter Cathy Kreger's SL alter-ego brings us her "jump-up-and-dance" style of electro-acoustic folk rock.

6:00 pm SLT - JueL Resistance
Suzen JueL, a.k.a. JueL Resistance, is a self taught musician who has been performing since she was 13 years old. She has perfected the weaving of her mind's eye and heart's passion into lyrical paintings richly embedded with emotional hues from her personal experiences. Her lyrics feed the listener's soul and stirs the heart and sentiment of any who have been privileged to hear her perform them.

Her style and sound have been compared, both lyrically and vocally, to such legendary greats as Bob Dylan, Lucinda Williams, Sue Foley, Leonard Cohen, Janis Joplin, Mazzy Star, Curt Cobain as well as a generous handful of other talented acoustic musicians.

You can find the schedule for the rest of the events at Thinking Liberallyand then go to the convention.

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