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December 2013

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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November 19, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altschul Auditorium,

The Burning Man Project is proud to join Columbia University’s Department of Religion and Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life to present a forum on Burning Man, technology, religion and the future, featuring panelists Larry Harvey (founder of Burning Man), John Perry Barlow (founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation) and Peter Hirshberg (disruptive cultures and technology expert). Dr. David Kittay of Columbia’s Department of Religion will moderate a lively conversation about Burning Man as a philosophical movement, its history,…

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November 15, 2013 @ 8:00 am - February 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

Las Vegas, NV – The Youth Educational Spaceship (Y.E.S.) project has landed in Las Vegas! Y.E.S. is a mobile spaceship classroom built from repurposed and found objects by artist Dana Albany, together with kids from San Francisco’s Tenderloin and Hunters Point neighborhoods. Y.E.S. can be found at Zappos Headquarters, 400 Stewart Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada. About the Y.E.S. Project The project began with the construction of a beautifully crafted steel frame, 12’ in diameter and 11’ tall with an acrylic observation dome…

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Collaborative Creativity, Collaborative Spaces

November 14, 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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Effective collaboration is critical to manifesting the large-scale installations and experiences that have become the hallmark of Burning Man culture. And it’s just as critical to have access to the kind of physical spaces that are conducive to these collaborative efforts. Please join us for an evening of discussion about the ins and outs, ups and downs of creative collaborations and the places in which they happen. You’ll hear from artists and place-makers about what works, what doesn’t, best practices,…

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