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June 2014

Burning Man Precompression at NIMBY

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - June 15 @ 2:00 am
8410 Amelia Street , Oakland, CA 94621 United States
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Pack your shiny blinky powertools and join us for this multi-environment, indoor-outdoor, grease-monkey-to-glam, big art, downhome throwdown of artistically epic proportions! Burning Man and burners—from old school to new—are congregating at NIMBY and you can expect all the trappings you know and love: from big art, theme camps and mutant vehicles to fanciful and firey. This event at one of our community’s best loved art making spaces, brings the party to the ARTY in grand style! Participating Artists and Groups…

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May 2014

Sunset Piano Opus 3 at the Central Market Microhood

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
7th Street & Market Street, San Francisco, United States
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Join us for the first Black Rock Arts Foundation-supported happening of Sunset Piano Opus 3 by artist Mauro ffortissimo! Come hear talented local musicians perform, or grab the opportunity to play your own melodies on one of the pianos! The project will be a highlight of this month’s Central Market Microhood event, produced in collaboration withthe Bold Italic. This free event features an evening of live performances, great deals from local merchants and unexpected surprises between 6th Street and 8th Street. Come celebrate the Central Market neighborhood’s…

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“One Couch at a Time” Feature Film Screening

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Burning Man Headquarters,
660 Alabama Street, 4th Floor (Note New Address), San Francisco, 94103 United States
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The film “One Couch at a Time” follows protagonist and veteran CouchSurfer, Alexandra Liss, through 21 countries, 6 subcontinents, for 7 months using CouchSurfing.org. She ends her journey at Burning Man where realizes the beauty of the gift. The film pushes us to ask ourselves, “What would YOU be willing to share with a stranger?” Short film “Rules of the House: Burning Man Gift Culture” by Dan Porras will kick off the evening. Doors open at 7:30p with programming beginning at 7:50p.…

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May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Burning Man Project and the City of San Mateo are hosting: BUILD AND INSPIRE THE COMMUNITY YOU ENVISION Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT) Joe’s Garage 308 East 6th Avenue San Mateo , CA 94401 Please Register HERE! There is no charge for this event (Registration ends at 3pm on the 14th) Burning Man culture is transforming the way people approach community building, social…

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Soma Artist’s Talk: Art and Community Panel Discussion

May 2 @ 6:00 pm
SOMArts Gallery and Theater,
934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA United States
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Join the Black Rock Arts Foundation in support of installing the Flaming Lotus Girls’ Soma at Pier 14 in San Francisco! The Black Rock Arts Foundation invites you to a special panel discussion on the topic of community-driven collaborative public art. The discussion will be preceded by a social hour. BRAF and the Flaming Lotus Girls must raise over $50,000 to make this installation (scheduled for May 2014) a reality. This is a fundraising event! Please attend, enjoy the presentation and give generously!…

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