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The Trivia Treasure Hunt in the Monastery is now open.

Visit the exhibition “Famous Lovers” (http://slurl.com/secondlife/Monastery/192/117/99). Then find the pots which are hidden in the Monastery. Clic on the pot. A question will appear in the chat. If you give the right answer, you get a nice gift.

Pot for the treasure hunt

Arria Perreault, Curator

http://twitter.com/ammonastery (#treasurehuntmonastery)

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When strangers click

Not far from our current topic at the Monastery. HBO has presented for Valentine a documentary showing the story of five couples. They all have met through the Internet and for one case in Second Life.

When Strangers Click, an HBO documentary

http://whenstrangersclick.com/

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Famous Lovers

For Valentine’s Day, the Monastery is proud to present a new exhibition about the most famous lovers in history, literature and mythology.

We present 10 couples through paintings that are mostly from the pre-raphaelit style:

  • Antony and Cleopatra
  • Aphrodite and Adonis
  • Lancelot and Guinevere
  • Penelope and Odysseus
  • Orpheus and Eurydice
  • Eros and Psyche
  • Pyrame and Thisbe
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Tristan and Isolde

The 10th couple is a surprise that you will discover in-world.

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Monastery/171/113/99

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