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January 2014

Larry Harvey to speak in London at Southbank Centre in January

January 31 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm

Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey will join Billy Bragg, Michael Kaufman of the White Ribbon Campaign, Tim Samuels of BBC Men’s Hour, and several others to discuss what it means to be a man today as part of the BAM Being a Man conference in London in January. The seminar, sponsored by Southbank Center, will examine fatherhood, sex and sexuality, war, class, race, ageing, nature versus nurture, attitudes to women and feminism, and why men like gaming, sheds, drink, football and cars (or…

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Esprit Park Garden Party

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This is hosted by The Burning Man Project & San Francisco Department of Parks & Recreation Everyone is welcome and encouraged to lend a hand Saturday, January 11th, 2014 10am to 1pm (come at 10am for coffee, fresh beignets from Just For You and instructions) At Esprit Park (between 19th & 20th Streets and Indiana & Minnesota Streets) Meet at the picnic table closest to 20th Street and Indiana Come for an hour or all three! All ages and pet-friendly…

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December 20132013

Crowdfunding: Trends in the Sharing Economy

December 12, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burning Man Headquarters,
660 Alabama Street, 4th Floor (Note New Address), San Francisco, 94103 United States
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The sharing economy is taking off – whether it’s peer-to-peer rentals, skill sharing, crowdfunding, ridesharing or unused parking spots. Spawned by a confluence of the economic crisis, environmental concerns, and the social web coming of age, the sharing economy is quickly becoming the hottest trend in economic paradigms. We in the Burning Man community are particularly interested in the dynamics and the future of the sharing economy, since it reflects our principles of gifting, communal effort, civic responsibility and decommodification.…

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The Illuminarts Walk

December 5, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Columbus Avenue & Broadway Street, San Francisco,
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As early winter dusk descends upon San Francisco on Thursday December 5th, Black Rock Arts Foundation (BRAF) and Illuminate the Arts invites residents and visitors of San Francisco to don lighted gear and illuminated wearable art, and engage in an evening of participatory pageantry. The IlluminArts Walk is a strolling light installation at the human scale – where participants become art by illuminating their funnest evening finery and walk from North Beach to the Embarcadero. The route bridges three works…

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November 2013

Artumnal Gathering 2013

November 23, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - November 24, 2013 @ 2:00 am
Bently Reserve,
400 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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Burning Man may be over, but the countdown for the big Black Rock Arts Foundation event has just begun! Don’t miss their greatly anticipated Artumnal Gathering “playa formal” event honoring our community’s remarkable artists. Visit this page to buy tickets. Now is the perfect time to acknowledge BRAF artists’ achievements. Join BRAF in celebrating their work! Buy your ticket, and then plan your outfit!

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