Aug 4: First-Friday in San Jose

First Friday Art Walk & Street Market When: Friday, Aug 4 from 7-11pm in San Jose Where: Downtown San Jose (South First Street) On each First-Friday of each month, several galleries in downtown San Jose host extended hours to invite the community to view new and/or local exhibits on a mapped ‘Art Walk’.  South First Street is additionally lined with maker-booths, and the South Bay … Continue reading Aug 4: First-Friday in San Jose

PAST EVENT: Jun 17, PRECOMPRESSION 2017, A NIMBY Showcase of the Arts

Burning Man presents: PRECOMPRESSION 2017: A NIMBY Showcase of the Arts Join us for an evening of art, inventions, and imaginative community. This will be a creative collaboration of artistically epic proportions – from art, theme camps, and mutant vehicles to performers and participants of every kind. Come early to enjoy dinner and art tours – Happy Hour Specials 6:30-8:30pm; food trucks all night! All … Continue reading PAST EVENT: Jun 17, PRECOMPRESSION 2017, A NIMBY Showcase of the Arts

Past Event: June 15, 3rd Thursday Meet&Greet

Aftermath:  We had another fun meet&greet evening with our SouthBay Burner community, in the Redwood City Underground Bar.  At the peak of the evening, there were over 30 of us… so we pretty much took over the whole bar!  Met quite a few ‘newbies’ which is always so delightful & we look forward to seeing them in the upcoming Jul 15 Newbie-BBQ & Theme-Camp Speed-Dating … Continue reading Past Event: June 15, 3rd Thursday Meet&Greet

Past Event (outside SBB): June 11, Desert Arts Preview 2017 in San Francisco

(Banner picture: Photo by NK Guy, burningcam.com) WHEN: June 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm WHERE:Gray Area Art & Technology Theater, 2665 Mission Street, San Francisco Cost: $20–$40 Buy tickets or RSVP All Ages Welcomed Desert Arts Preview is a beloved and exciting evening where artists will share the projects they plan to bring to the Burning Man event in 2017. Presenters will share their … Continue reading Past Event (outside SBB): June 11, Desert Arts Preview 2017 in San Francisco

Past Event: June 2 & 3, SubZERO Festival in San Jose

The 10th annual community festival in Downtown San Jose is a free event of DIY, artistically bent, hi/lo-techno mashup – where Street meets Geek! Two inspiring evenings of art, culture and music to celebrate the indie creative spirit and showcase all manners of art, fashion, and maker booths. South Bay Burners region pARTicipatted with an impressive 300 square-foot booth for an immersive & memorable experience for the … Continue reading Past Event: June 2 & 3, SubZERO Festival in San Jose

Past Event: May 18 Meet & Greet in Sunnyvale

WHEN: Thursday, May 18th, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm WHERE: Murphy’s Law, 135 S. Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/2096480527286920/ AFTERMATH:  We hosted the May Meet&Greet at the Murphy’s Law bar in downtown Sunnyvale and a had a great turn out.  About 30 local burners from all over the South Bay dropped by to have a drink and swapping stories, with other burners and newbies.  It … Continue reading Past Event: May 18 Meet & Greet in Sunnyvale

Past Event: May 13, Burning Mensch in Palo Alto

Burning Mensch was ignited last year by the passion of a single burner, Joel Stanley, from the Milk+Honey Theme-Camp. Mensch is a celebration of Lag B’Omer, the Jewish holiday marking the 33rd day of the Counting of the Omer, the period between Passover and Shavuot. The holiday is about treating people with respect—being a “mensch”—and lighting the fires of our own hearts.  All were invited … Continue reading Past Event: May 13, Burning Mensch in Palo Alto