New GRAND OPENING @ Gemini – The Minx Den!

When we began the adventure of the new sim, it has always been our intention to help other likeminded individuals out not just through our activities with gallery and party events and promotion, but also supporting different projects which we would not run directly. When a couple months ago we learned that our DJs and friends Hailey and Zuby were going to have to relocate their historic club The Abbey, it was only natural to offer them a home in this sim.

The results were somehow…surprising, but only up to a point. The work done by both landscaping and building The Abbey, a truly historic location in SL, was not exactly an easy one to replicate on a smaller scale without losing the original vibe. Therefore a fresh beginning was in order, a new home for Hailey, Zuby, and of course the djs of literally hundreds of Pornstars parties across the years, Ayara ‘Pinky’ Illios and Nakuru Bergamasco.

Therefore…The Minx Den was born! and it is having its grand opening TODAY September 23rd with a big party bringing aboard dj Yana Grau and the Head Minxstress herself, Hailey, for a party to remember! 

The ABBEY has been laid to rest, but from the ashes rises the MINX DEN, a brand new Retrowave-themed club focusing on the sensual, neon-drenched hedonism of the 1980s! What’s old is new again, and we’re celebrating the launch of the Minx Den with a Grand Opening party! 

To commemorate the event, we’re doing a photo contest with 1st, 2nd and 3rd CASH prizes of $5000L, $2500L and $1250L, respectively. Simply create your most EROTIC or XXX photo done in an 80s retro theme! The choice is yours. You can dress up, or just use Retrowave colors, design elements and styles, whichever you choose! Simply upload your photo to Flickr and add it to the The Minx Den group with the hashtag #retroXXX 

Partnering with us is the lovely Yana Grau on decks from 1-3, followed by club founder, builder and retrowave artist HaileyMarie Redrose from 3-5! The legendary GEMINI team will be there as well. Sure to be lots of fun, so don’t miss out! Come dressed in your favorite 80s attire, or come as you are 🙂 You know how we do it. 

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SUNDAY, SEPT 23rd from 1-5PM!

The Den is a very special place: its unique vibe makes it a dream spot for DJs who are into retrowave, the 80s and all the genres this gnarly establishment can inspire. On top of that, it’s a generally beautiful hangout spot rich of pop-culture references, entertaining activities, from evergreen social games of SL hangouts like Greedy, to working arcade machines. To complete the set, a fully integrated private area has been added. Come and explore the Minx Den, you are in for a treat!

Pictures by Hailey!

 

 

 

Sloppy Seconds at Gemini: Zuby Gloom!

Today September 14th, at 8 PM SLT, it’s time for another event we have been really looking forward to!

The incredibly erotic (her sexy movies are even available on VHS tapes!) Zuby Gloom will give to a happy crowd of her admirers what she has been saving up, showing everything she’s got! You too, come over tonight for some Sloppy Seconds you’ll never forget!

Okay, really, it is not the name of the event… As usual there’s nothing sloppy about Zuby’s work, and this additional party was fully planned from the very beginning. In case you missed the previous ‘episodes’: we have opening parties with our featured artists on the second Saturday of a new month. But since we hold parties every Friday too, we offer the artist the possibility to do also a ‘second’ opening show, featuring more never-seen-before photos that add to the exhibition. Zuby has been simply great, and took so many of the photos also on our sim – not to mention, she took an entire photoset featured on the latest SL Unplugged magazine.

This ’round II’ of her exhibition is almost entirely a new one: not only you’ll see many pictures not yet published, but also the selection of works from her flickr was entirely revamped with different choices , just as gorgeous as the previous – heck, one of them is even an award winning one!

Today, 8 PM SLT, don’t you miss it !

8 PM SLT – The Return of Sparklebottom!

We had such a blast during the weekend at Gemini: a wonderful movie premiere  and a new artist, with all the excitement that all that means ! And next weekend may be just as action packed…but you’ll hear about it here soon! Meanwhile, to start the week in the most awesome way possible, we have the unique privilege to be able to announce an event made extra special by how much awaited it has been, but that finally is happening. Today September 10th, at 8 PM SLT , it’s time for the return of DJ Sparklebottom Lasertits!

Sparkle has been the life of the party many times throughout Gemini’s history…and not even being the dj herself. And this time we get to have her perform as such: she has a deep musical knowledge and her ability to connect with her audience is not limited to her brilliance as an entertainer.  It has been months since her last DJ set after her choice to take a step back from the multiple weekly commitments she had, and we feel honored that, after already doing something so special for our gallery as the landmark exhibition with her photography, she chose our club to get back to do what she always loved, hopefully not just for a one-off occasion.

See you all later at 8 PM SLT. With DJ Sparklebottom Lasertits!

New Exhibition: Brea Brianna

We’ve barely had time to clean up after the huge party we had yesterday on the sim (moving a 400’000 pounds steam locomotor with 2 wagons was straining, especially for the one who had to push it up the flight of stairs), and here we are now for our defining kind of event: the opening  of a new art exhibition! Today September 8th, at 7 PM SLT, it’s time to showcase the work of Brea Brianna.

An artist whose experience contributing to magazines (former cover artist for Attention Magazine, she is one of the most important talents at work for the multiple award winning Playdolls) is only rivaled by her record-breaking appearances as centerfold on virtually every adult publication in SL, the often imitated but never duplicated Brea is a one of a kind personality who channels in her art emotions, kinks, a love for trance music, jaeger bombs and socially relevant messages. All of it and more in her exhibition on display here, which will introduce, as per our standard now, new exclusive photos together with selected works from her flickr.

The party will start at 7 PM SLT, and our dj HaileyMarie Redrose promised “I’ll fill Brea’s Trance Cup till it overfloweth”. I don’t even know what that means, but sound like fighting words! Come over and have fun, we’ll be waiting!

Movie Party @ Gemini : Glitter Snatch!

We at Gemini are delighted to announce for today September 7th, another movie party with the queen of all movie parties, the premier girl of all movie premieres! Mitzy Broadway is coming out with a new feature, a western/racing movie called, well, Glitter Snatch! Starting 7 PM SLT!

It’s a special movie in many ways, and you can read a bit more about it in the blog post I put together on The Sexiest Pornstars blog.  http://jennnnnajameson.blogspot.com/2018/09/a-sexiest-movie-premiere-glitter-snatch.html

The little hyperboles I used in the first paragraph of this post are based on the undeniable fact that Mitzy’s productions not only are huge successes from an artistic point of view and in terms of  building stars and involving the community, but also ‘do right’ what often producers in SL overlook. Releasing the movie may be the finish line…but go that extra mile and promote the movie! Celebrate it with some glamour and events!

It is very much in line with what we try to do at Gemini and we are willing to do for any quality content creator who is interested, regardless of our personal friendship and credit billing. Mitzy understood the value of premieres perfectly and she has been doing it for while already, with some of the previous movie parties being held at our former home sim (check out the name of the movie segment we’re in btw…), and certainly with our support and involvement.

Big thanks to Rachel Avro for all the collaboration, Mitzy herself and see you at 7 PM for the premiere, with 2 hours of music from the hard working HaileyMarie Redrose starting right after! It will be fun, quirky…and, oh I believe also quite erotic.

Just like the movie! See you there at 7!

New Exhibition: Zuby Gloom-Redrose

Oh how time flies! We have had such a busy first month at Gemini since the official opening with Sparkle’s exhibition. Often two parties a week and what parties! You have all been fantastic. And it’s only fitting to inaugurate now (aka today August 11, 7 PM SLT!) a fantastic new exhibition barely a month after. With another artist who has been a friend and supporter of Gemini from its inception. I am talking about the wonderful Zuby Gloom.

You have seen Zuby at every Gemini party we ever held – for as long as her computer allows her! But if you have never been curious before about this playful and charming girl – perhaps because you were stunned by her drop dead gorgeous avi, one of the best I have had the pleasure to ever meet, if you ask me – and so haven’t checked her flickr yet…oh boy, you are so in for a treat. And if you already have , it’s impossible that even just glancing at it you haven’t found something impressive. So many memorable photos, so many ideas, and so well executed. Together with a selection of Flickr photos, we are debuting 6 photos from her today, and she has great projects for Gemini as well.

So that is today – Saturday 11th of August at 7 PM SLT! The DJ couldn’t be anyone other than her partner HaileyMarie Redrose! Not that she got the gig just by marital shenanigans, eh! We are grateful to both Hailey and Zuby for being so supportive and reliable. The artwork of Zuby and the great musical choices by Hailey speak for themselves… and the fun thing is, I could swap those compliments around and it would -still- work! But I digress. See you at 7 !

Themed Party @ Gemini : Pajama Party!

Busy week at Gemini! After the success of the movie party that ended just a few hours ago – thank you again for your participation, it was a wonderful time for everyone involved starting with the cast, the debuting dj and more modestly, ourselves! – we are getting ready to party again! At 8 PM SLT! Luckily, getting ready for this one involves dressing extremely comfortable, since today’s party will be a Slumber party!!

We really enjoyed the previous, and first, themed party we had, and this time too it was our DJ HaileyMarie Redrose to propose the theme and do a kickass poster for it. Her partner Zuby helped greatly with the setup, making the club on the sim look extra cozy and nice, ideal for this event.

We said it the first time and I’d like to say it again: Gemini truly is about you, the community that is out there, that has been following us in these parties and that shows costant appreciation for sensual productions and fun times. We’d love to hear more ideas about themed parties and welcome participation of any kind. Take photos at our parties, we are interested in coverage from our guest and we are willing to offer adequate incentives. And likewise, we welcome ideas for future parties and are willing to help with organization and promotion and leave open to you the position of host for 100% tips. We are in this together, and it’s something that truly excites us. See you at 8 PM SLT, with Hailey, Zuby, and well, obviously Vicki, myself and as many friends as we can pack ! Come early, as Zuby’s radiant smile may be taking up a good portion of the club on its own.

PS : Thank you SO much for modeling to Rachel Avro, Sparklebottom, Zuby, Virgil, and obviously Hailey, acting as photographer, designer of the ad and sexy model to boot!

Movie Party @ Gemini : Crimes of Passion

Today August 2nd at 7 PM SLT, Gemini organizes in collaboration with Dog Star Productions its first movie party!

The designated opener is Isabelle Cheviot with her latest flick, “Crimes of Passion”. The movie impressed us both for its perfect classic noir atmosphere, even transposed in a contemporary setting. If you have visited our new sim already (you have, right?? click here to TP there and sightsee! )  you’ll easily see why it resonated so well with what we created.

Besides, who does not love lesbian porn in their crime stories? Featuring Isabelle Cheviot, Ivan Yerkinov and Shareen Vella, Crimes of Passion is a really passionate movie indeed, a movie with passion for timeless cinema and storytelling, and it would be a crime to miss it!

This type of movies in SL are a huge effort in terms of time spent organizing, shooting, editing. Often to little reward considering how rudimentary and disjointed the possibilities to share this kind of work are. Second Life photo artists have found a home in Flickr for the most part, while filmakers lack that sort of platform. We’d like to at least give the release of new movies added resonance organizing events centered around them, and we hope that will make for some memorable times. We are in fact also open to the possibility of featuring in our movie nights not brand new ones when the theme is interesting and there are request and added value in a screening with the director and cast present. It’s up to you as usual, let us know, your feedback is vital.

The party will be at 7 PM SLT on a specially designed set, with tunes by dj Minna. A massively experienced performer, it’s gonna be Minna’s debut here at Gemini so we’ll be sure to give her a warm welcome! We hope to acknowledge the talent involved in SL moviemaking while presenting you a nice show. Like every Gemini party, there will be debauchery, wouldn’t have it any other way!

Thank you again to Isabelle Cheviot for the interest and cooperation.

Sloppy Seconds at (the new!) Gemini: Sparklebottom Lasertits!

Today Friday July 20th, 8 PM SLT: you are cordially invited to party with us at Gemini, with the tunes of HaileyMarie Redrose and Sparklebottom’s Sloppy Seconds! (Again , it’s not , not, not the official name of these events… but it’s fun to type it. Tee-hee. :p

The idea of ‘one more party!’ came up spontaneously during the opening event of Zoe Willows: a dynamic and varied crowd who couldn’t get enough of Hailey’s tunes, a spur of the moment joke that made the idea stick to mind, and most importantly, a wonderful artist who was keen on providing even more exclusive content for the gallery, to be unveiled at a second future event.

We initially did not have in mind to make it a ‘tradition’, but it was the artist that followed, Aria Horan, who made the proposal. It led to another exceptional party in coincidence with her magazine spread. It was a real thrill.

This one party on the contrary has been in our mind and plans from the beginning.

Because Sparkle with her -amazing-, and i don’t want to overuse the word, but truly it is – exhibition paying tribute to Mirage, was meant to be the one artist leading the transition between two phases of our gallery’s life. These are photos from the lovely party of the opening we had Saturday. The party that would mark our farewell to Mirage.

People were able to admire the photos in the context of the sim that inspired them and that has been dear to us for over a year, linked to many memories. Including meeting Sparkle herself, ever the life of the party!

 

Closing our experience at Nicasio Ansar’s heavenly sim was not an easy decision, as to this day it remains one of the most thrilling, exciting, and, while successful considering it has a constant trickle of visitors, also one of the most underappreciated sims I can think of, considering its richness of spots perfect to hang out and live kinky fantasies. We thank him for letting the gallery be a part of such a gorgeous setup –  even building the structure itself, exclusively for us, original, prim-efficient and dance-powered!

But it was time for us to …oh dear, my rethor-meter is going off scale now….spread our wings?  Oh whatever, it was time for us to try and bring to the artists and to the party scene a lot more in terms of freedom, options, opportunities. Because, Gemini now is in its own whole sim !And we want to have wild, fun, exciting parties just as usual, no, more than usual. Our house, our rules…and the one rule is to have fun! With all the dear friends that have made our parties special all these months, and more!

Thank you to each and every one of you who made this past exhibition a great success, and the whole year an absolute blast.

Do you want a taste of the new world orbiting around our twin star? Please come over for the party, today at 8 PM SLT! It will be an absolute blast! The new photos introduced are some of Sparkle (and our own!) favourites. It’s a party you don’t wanna miss, with a new sim to explore , more news, and on this new sim there could very well be a space for you. As usual we are really interested in photos of the event and your ideas – we’ll be there, we run the place, why don’t you talk to us and come up with something to get our attention? Can be as easy as that ! But what we really want, is that you come, enjoy the photos, the music and have fun ! See you there!

Party photos by Vicki Concertina – join the Gemini Gallery group and upload your photos there too, we are willing to reward your efforts, especially for this opening party!

 

 

New Exhibition : Sparklebottom Lasertits

Gemini’s adventure began right at the start of the summer last year: our focus has always been on art, the art we want to show. Thank you, Captain Obvious? No, no, there’s a point here, I promise! The natural consequence of our approach has then been: most exhibitions we made, even featuring Flickrites with literally thousands of followers and faves steadily in the triple digits, were what you would call ‘debuts’. Working with artists who have already ‘been there’ many times is very rewarding ( I had chances to do it many times in previous experiences) , but the first showcase is a thrill, and I believe serves well our placement, as Gemini Studios too, in the adult entertainment world. A world based on the impulse of sharing passions, desires, reveries, which in the world of Second Life are so easily of a sensual but also sexual nature, pure , unconstrained and unhibited.  Expression of your own fantasy and impulse, transmitted through your own individuality, for the world to see. Nothing seems closer to pure art than that to me. It is a world full of artists.

This is getting to be quite the long preamble, and this whole post is kind of building to something else in fact, but do you see the picture above? It’s Sparklebottom, guys! You have the name the date the time: Sparklebottom Lasertits is doing an exhibition for Gemini Gallery which launches today July 14th at 7 PM SLT. Scheduled DJ is her friend and our precious collaborator for all these months HaileyMarie Redrose.

Sparkle’s name alone is enough to excite you and convince you to come and see what she has been up to: I can tell you what it is ! This exhibition is the first one made entirely of exclusive photos, specifically dedicated to the gallery and the wonderful sim Mirage who has been our home for over a year. Sparkle has been invited already to take part to exhibitions and have her artwork featured at different venues. It’s not just that she’s so hot right now ala Hansel, it’s not just she knows virtually everyone ‘in the scene’… She just seems in her element everywhere there is art, there is fun, there is mischief  ! And booze, okay.

See where my intro was going? During our run we have prioritized working with many busy and active individuals who made a name for themselves but did not happen to deal with inworld galleries a lot. With Sparkle, we simply could not pass up on the opportunity to have her art at Gemini. There’s a bigger story here, and some of it will be written today at our party. Remember, 7 PM SLT. And it’s one not to miss. Sparkle’s work will be on display as usual for a couple of months, but today will be your only chance to see it in a certain form. See you at the party!