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Presented Live in Voice
"We have assumed control"
Tonight we begin our exploration of a famous musical album and the two stories behind it...
2112 is concept album by the band RUSH released in 1976 that uses music to tell a dystopian story set in the year 2112...
In the year 2062, a galaxy-wide war results in the union of all planets under the rule of the Red Star of the Solar Federation. By 2112, the world is controlled by the "Priests of the Temples of Syrinx", who determine the content of every facet of life. Then a man discovers a guitar and learns to play different kind of music.
The album is loosely based on the novella 'Anthem' by Ayn Rand that takes place at an unspecified future date when mankind has entered another Dark Age. Technological advancement is now carefully planned and the concept of individuality has been eliminated. A young man known as Equality 7-2521 rebels by doing secret scientific research. When his activity is discovered, he flees into the wilderness with the girl he loves.
[And as a bonus for any Ready Player One fans, when Parzival plays the song Discovery from this album it leads to a hidden message essential to unlocking the third gate after finding the Crystal Key.]
Album: 2112 Artist: Rush
Book: ANTHEM Author: Ayn Rand
We will be presenting simultaneously on both opensim in Kitely and in Second Life. Audiences of both grids will be able to freely chat to each other during the performance via local text chat
AND will be able to see the audience in the other grid!! This is a really cool bridging of the Grid Divide![/color]
JOIN US AT THE TEMPLE OF SYRINX via THE SEANCHAI LIBRARY in Kitely
This world is public and open to all Kitely and Hypergrid residents. Guests are encouraged to wander freely about the property exploring and discovering. So drop by any time!
Ask Shandon Loring for a Group Invite to receive all notices from the Seanchai Library - and to gain access to our additional story-themed worlds in Kitely.
The Seanchai Library has been in SecondLife for over 10 YEARS and we have brought this experience to the opensim via Kitely to use the platform of virtual worlds to further explore the potential of immersive story environments. To find out more about us visit us at http://www.SeanchaiLibrary.com
Preview the Seanchai estate at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CF9i6zT0XC8