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Official announcements.

Come Party, Me Hearties!

International Talk Like A Pirate Day is September 19th, and Fantasy Faire Radio (FFR) will be two boot-straps ahead of the festivities on Sunday, September 15th as we celebrate PIRATE SUNDAY in the traditional high seas manner. Dust off yer peg leg and get yer fancy dress eye patch out for two hours of merriment and hijinks, beginning at 2pm slt.

FFR Pirate Sunday - Zander 01The The Pirates Cove on Deep Blue Lagoon will be open for business as we weigh anchor and set musical sail with that most notorious of seafaring brigands, DJ Zander Greene. All scalliwags are welcome – be they one, two, or four legged, tiny, petite, mer, or otherwise.  The Cove accommodates all, both above and beneath the waves. Shoulder Parrots optional. If yer mast is miss’n, hoist yer sails anyhow and join us.

If you like salty tales of the sea, stop in at The Friendly Tentacle Tavern, where FFR sponsor Seanchai Library has set up a Pirate Listening Room with stories streaming 24/7 read by the talented talespinner, Shandon Loring.  The Library will also be hosting Pirate Story events on Wednesday, September 18th, and Thursday, September 19th at 7pm slt. The Cove will remain open to the public through September 19th

Fantasy Faire Radio presents PIRATE SUNDAY

Sunday, September 15th from 2-4pm

with DJ Zander Greene

at The Pirate Cove on Deep Sea Lagoon

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Deep%20Blue%20Lagoon/189/140/23

Or tune into fantasy.radioriel.org, or http://streams.radioriel.org:8070/stream.

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This Month on Fantasy Faire Radio: September 2019

This will be a busy month on Fantasy Faire Radio. September will include a number of shifts in programs, and one spectacularly fun-filled event. (Pssst! Thar be Pirates!)

** The 2019 Edition of Tales from the Fairelands, will begin airing September 1st.  Four times daily you can listen to one of seven stories or poems that were selected from the over 40 compositions submitted as part of the LitFest writing challenge this year, inspired by the created realms of the Faire.  

This year’s edition Tales from the Fairelands includes: Ascending the Shrine Tree by Moira Draconia; Trolling for Answers by CeeJay Writer; Candle of Dawn by Caledonia Skytower; The Tiger of Urafiki by Fauve Aeon; Discarded Curiosities by Aznana Shieldmaiden; In A Sanguine Garden by Kayden Oconnell; and The Nature of Faire Fantasy by Caledonia Skytower.

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This Month On Fantasy Faire Radio: August 2019

There was a lot of gratitude and even more fun at “The Night Fantastic” this past month, as Fantasy Faire Radio said “Thank you” to all the sponsors and supporters who have helped us move from being solely an event station to year-round broadcasting. The Elven Forest was filled with listeners, sponsors, and supporters of all kinds – peaking at sixty residents! The owners of The Elven Forest, Belladaine Nightfire and Dark Moon, opened their realm and have invited FFR to return in the future.  Thanks to all of you who joined us.

August will prove a bit more elusive, as people in the northern hemisphere enjoy their summer holidays and vacations.  It is a month where we have a lot of things in the works, and there may yet be a few surprises in store. So, stay tuned for *Breaking News!* which could be released later in the month. You just never know. But if you stay tuned to Fantasy Faire Radio, you WILL know!

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FANTASY FAIRE RADIO SAYS “THANK YOU!”

 

Two years ago, Fantasy Faire Radio moved from being an annual event radio station running only during the Faire, to year-round broadcasting in cooperation with our media partner, Radio Riel.  It has taken a lot more than a will and a playlist to make this shift possible for a volunteer-run station. It’s required DJs, production, sponsors, and most of all listeners.  

Fantasy Faire Radio provides music and special programs for listeners in over 100 countries monthly. We invite you to come and celebrate, and let us say, “Thank you” for helping us make this vision a reality.

The Night Fantastic: A Fantasy Faire Radio Celebration

Sunday, July 21st, 2-4 pm slt

at the Elven Forest Ballroom, with music by DJ Elrik Merlin.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Elven%20Forest/236/219/22

Dress Code: Fantasy /Medieval

Note: Elven Forest is an adult region, and child avatars are not permitted.

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This Month on Fantasy Faire Radio: July 2019

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Welcome to Summer!

June was a terrific month for Fantasy Faire Radio. Our first live broadcast event of the season, A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Live at LEA 2 was standing room only at the performance site, and had the highest listenership of any other broadcast event in the entire month.  Likewise, the three broadcasts of the Fairelands Players presentation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream were very well received: Fantasy Faire Radio listenership peaked in the 40s and mid 60s on the two days it was broadcast.

As we move through the summer this month, we will be presenting a single event: our opportunity to say “thank you” to everyone who has supported the evolution of Fantasy Faire Radio from annual event station to year-round broadcast proposition: listeners, sponsors, and supporters of all kinds. We are grateful to Belladaine Nightfire and Dark Moon, owners of The Elven Forest, who have graciously agreed to let us visit their realm for this event.

Mark your calendars and join us:

The Night Fantastic: A Fantasy Faire Radio Celebration

Sunday, July 21st, 2-4 pm slt

at the Elven Forest Ballroom, with music by DJ Elrik Merlin.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Elven%20Forest/236/219/22

Dress Code: Fantasy /Medieval

Note: Elven Forest is an adult region, and child avatars are not permitted.

Continue reading This Month on Fantasy Faire Radio: July 2019

Designing Worlds pays a final visit to Fantasy Faire 2019 – now on the web!

Waiting for the Fairelands to disappear into the mists, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Waiting for the Fairelands to disappear into the mists, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

In this episode of Designing Worlds, we paid our final visit to Fantasy Faire 2019.

DW401 – Fantasy Faire 2019 Part III from Richard Elen on Vimeo.

We talked to the Faire organiser David Abbot, in charge of operations, and he explains what a mammoth task it is keeping something like the Faire running, and how the community comes together to help.

Twilight Spring, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Twilight Spring, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

We also visited Genesia and talked to its creators, Haveit Neox and Lilia Artis, about the amazing worlds they created above and below the waves – and the dance performances they staged there.

Beneath the waves in Genesia, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Beneath the waves in Genesia, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

And finally, we explored the stunningly beautiful Midas, created by Alia Baroque.

Midas, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Midas, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

 

Designing Worlds pays a final visit to Fantasy Faire 2019

Masked Ball on Genesia, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont
Masked Ball on Genesia, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

In this episode of Designing Worlds, we pay our final visit to Fantasy Faire 2019.

The show goes live on Monday 17th June at 2pm SLT on the Designing Worlds Vimeo channel, on the Designing Worlds channel at SLArtist – and you can join the special Watch Party (also at 2pm SLT) in our studio on Garden of Dreams.

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