Songs from the Faire by Banshee Heartsong
from Saffia Widdershins
In 2020, Banshee Heartsong decided to create live written poetry for the Fairelands. Her plan was to write on each sim and to be as inclusive of as many people as she could. “This is important,” she says, “because other people and the beauty of the worlds built turn lights on for me that would never occur otherwise.”
Banshee spent the first 9 days writing and illustrating her poems and then created a book that was sold throughout the Fairelands in the last seven days of the Faire, to raise money for Relay for Life of Second Life. She also gave a reading of her poems at the Literary Festival. Continue reading See Songs from the Faire from 2020 – and look forward to 2021!
Here we are in a brand new year, and the distant rumblings of the re-emergence of the Fairelands can be heard distinctly in the not-so-distant future. So the FFR staff is taking a break from the off-season programming you have been enjoying since June, as we turn our sights towards preparations for this year’s Fantasy Faire.
In the meantime, we have some information to share on adjustments we have made this month that we believe will help carry you forward till Faire time:
Our 2018 radio drama broadcast of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and the 2019 Tales from the Fairelands are now available on Mixcloud – FantasyFaireRadioSL.
Beginning Monday, January 13th the broadcast rotation of Tales from the Fairelands will comprise selected episodes from 2016 – 2019: four Faires full of adventures. We hope that these inspired poems and stories will remind you of cherished moments from those years, and whet your appetite for what awaits you in late April.
Continue reading Fantasy Faire Radio Moves into 2020