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AvaCon Announces First Metaverse Cultural Series 2013 Event – Armchair Author on May 11, 2013

AvaCon is pleased to announce the first event in the Metaverse Cultural Series 2013 – mark your calendars now! Saturday, May 11, 2013 11AM PDT Armchair Author Armchair Author host Adele Ward will interview author Patricia Averbach, whose debut novel Painting Bridges was released recently. Patricia workshopped this novel in Second Life, so virtual worlds have played an important […]

AvaCon New Year’s Update 2013

AvaCon has exciting things planned for 2013! We are working on new initiatives to connect and support the communities and people involved in co-creating and using the metaverse, including new events, a new membership-led community organization (coming soon!), and our latest call for proposals for the recently launched Metaverse Cultural Series. Metaverse Cultural Series 2013 […]

AvaCon Announces the Metaverse Cultural Series 2013

In 2013, AvaCon will launch the Metaverse Cultural Series, a set of events featuring performances and lectures that highlight unique aspects of metaverse culture. The events will take place in multiple virtual world spaces and the series will showcase innovative artists, thinkers, performers, and academics whose work is on the forefront of exploring what it […]

Open Volunteer Staff Positions

AvaCon is an all volunteer non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote the growth, enhancement, and development of the metaverse, virtual worlds, augmented reality, and 3D immersive and virtual spaces. We hold conventions and meetings to promote educational and scientific inquiry into these spaces, and to support organized fan activities, including performances, lectures, art, music, machinima, […]

AvaCon Receives 501(c)(3) Status as Public Charity from IRS!

We are extremely pleased to report that AvaCon has officially received tax exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service as a 5012(c)(3) public charity. This also means contributions and donations to AvaCon are now tax deductible as charitable expenses under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. Further, AvaCon is also now qualified to receive […]

Second Life Community Convention 2011

What is the Second Life Community Convention? The Second Life Community Convention is three days of exciting activities, events, musical performances, machinima screenings, panels, workshops, and much more that showcases the abundant creativity of Second Life Residents.  Since its inception, SLCC has been organized by the community for the community. Second Life Community Convention 2011 […]