<i>rabble</i> dabbles in Second Life

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Broadcaster Cathi Bond's avatar to lead discussion of Barbara Gowdy's <i>Helpless</i>

rabble is pleased to announce our first event in Second Life, a 3D online world with over four million residents.

The event is a discussion of Barbara Gowdy's controversial new novel Helpless led by Canadian broadcaster and writer Cathi Bond. It will take place in the new rabble.ca treehouse on Better World Island at 8 p.m. EST, Wednesday, March 21.

(Ya, you heard us, rabble has a virtual treehouse on a beautiful and magical non-profit island in which a funky lounge awaits your presence. Don't believe us? Check it out here.)

In preparation, you can visit the space now and listen to an audio interview Cathi did with Barbara Gowdy for the Harper Collins Prosecast series. If you haven't yet ventured into Second Life you can sign up here. It's free and you can pick a Second Life name and 3D representative (called an avatar) then, explore away.

Hope you can drop by and please, spread the word about this event and about how rabble.ca is going to travel to another world to save this one.

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