Sep 21: Virgin-No-More Graduation and Meet&Greet

(Picture by The Hun, from 2013 PlayaRestoration article) Our September 3rd Thursday Meet&Greet is a very special occasion… as we will not only grab a cocktail with our fellow South Bay Burners & share the 2017 BRC experience & corroborate our tall tales,  but we will also congratulate the our virgin-no-more first-time burners who just popped their playa-cherry & hand out “official diploma” (suitable for … Continue reading Sep 21: Virgin-No-More Graduation and Meet&Greet

Jul 31: Deus Ex Machina Burns on the playa!

(picture: by Tristan Savatier, www.loupiote.com) Come join us in Black Rock City for the Southbay burn night of “Dues Ex Machina” art installation (aka Gearotica)! We’re very excited to be the FIRST scheduled burn of 2017 Radical Ritual, and looking to celebrate this night with everyone… so tell one, and tell all! Lets gather on Thursday eve to watch Gearotica sizzle into ashes & dust! Given … Continue reading Jul 31: Deus Ex Machina Burns on the playa!

Aug 29: SouthBay Burner Regional Meet & Greet, on the Playa

You’ll be in Black Rock City in August?  Then come by for a cocktail and the start of a playa crawl to visit as many South Bay Burner camps as we can find! We want to meet ALL of you! Did you know there are over 80 theme camps that call the South Bay/Silicon Valley home?  Your three Regional Contacts, (RealGirl, DirtyCurlie and Manea) are … Continue reading Aug 29: SouthBay Burner Regional Meet & Greet, on the Playa

PAST EVENT: Jul 20, 3rd Thursday Meet&Greet

July Meet&Greet (& Hygiene Drive): When: Thursday July 20, starting @6pm Where: “The Halford” – 1494 Halford Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95051 Global Wave of Service, Hygiene Drive: In this month’s meet& greet, we’re organizing a “Hygiene Drive” as part of the Global Wave of Service initiative. We encourage you to participate & make an impact for your community; together, we can provide cleanliness, improved health & self-esteem to  someone struggling with … Continue reading PAST EVENT: Jul 20, 3rd Thursday Meet&Greet

PAST Event: July 15, Newbie-BBQ & Theme-Camp Speeding Dating

(Banner picture:  Dust City Diner 2012, Photo by Ana Grillo) Annual Newbie-BBQ When: Saturday July 15, starting 11:00am (see detailed schedule) WHERE: Murdock Park, 1240 Wunderlich Dr, San Jose pARTicipate: Sign-up to volunteer & engage! FACEBOOK: facebook.com/events/1716975938600784/ Meetup: www.meetup.com/South-Bay-Burners/events/240566073/ Our aim was to connect the virgins to the seasoned Burners in the South Bay region for better orientation/preparation for the playa… and get the Burner community to … Continue reading PAST Event: July 15, Newbie-BBQ & Theme-Camp Speeding Dating

PAST EVENT: Jul 22, Fundraising Event: Ali Bar-Bar and Friends Playa Prequel!

WHEN: Saturday Jul 22, from 7pm to 1am WHERE: School of Visual Philosophy – 425 Auzerias Ave, San Jose CA 95126 FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/2319524688272020 Details: Ali Bar-Bar and School of Visual Philosophy will be hosting a pre-playa blowout with some of your favorite Burning Man camps and projects, to raise funds for their projects!  This is the line up: The host site, School of Visual Philosophy, will … Continue reading PAST EVENT: Jul 22, Fundraising Event: Ali Bar-Bar and Friends Playa Prequel!

PAST Event: 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 & San Salvador) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1475574525856799  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 … Continue reading PAST Event: Aug 4, First-Friday in San Jose