Not everything that happens at Burning Man stays at Burning Man! The City of San Jose and Burning Man organization are bringing art to the Southbay through the “Playa to Paseo” partnership, over the next 3 years. The Southbay Burners community are invited and encouraged to pARTicipate: join the grand celebration on the opening night on Friday Nov 3rd, and bring mutant vehicles, music, art … Continue reading Past Event: Nov 3, Playa-to-Paseo Grand Opening Celebration of “Sonic Runway”!
[Banner picture: 2010 High-Rise Stilt Bar, photo by Scott London] Our ‘3rd Thursday’ monthly meet & greets are a great way to connect year-round with the thriving South Bay Burner community, where over 80 theme camps call the South Bay/Silicon Valley home! Join us for a cold brew after work, and hear about the community plans too! The turnout is typically 20-35 people, so we try to pick … Continue reading Past Event: Oct 19, ‘Halloween’ Meet-and-Greet
Burning Man presents for the benefit of the Burning Man Project: Bring the spirit and imagination of Black Rock City to the Bay and help create “Black Top City” — an urban version of Burning Man in the historic Pier 70 buildings and surrounding lots. Our community will create a microcosm of BRC – blocks, camps, inner- and deep-playa filled with art and performance – … Continue reading Past Event: Oct 14, The 18th Annual Burning Man San Francisco Decompression – Black Top City!
When: Friday, October 6th from 7-11pm in San Jose Where: Downtown San Jose (South First Street & San Salvador) pARTicipate/Volunteer: fill out this form Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/387829418301376 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‘. The South Bay Burner regional team will host a booth on 1st street to provide … Continue reading Past Event: Oct 6, First Friday & Art Walk
(Picture by DirtyCurlie, Black Rock City 2017) Another burn has come and gone and hopefully you’re all decompressing in the Default World but carrying the memories of your burn close. You’re invited to attend a DUST OFF! Hosted by Princess and Kate, in San Jose on Saturday September 30th. It’s your last chance to swim and party before winter comes. WHEN: Saturday, September 30th at … Continue reading Past Event: Sep 30, ‘Silicon Village’ groups invite you to a Dust Off!
(Picture by The Hun, from 2013 PlayaRestoration article) Our September 3rd Thursday Meet&Greet was a very special occasion! We grab a cocktail with fellow South Bay Burners, played BurnerBingo & exchanged our 2017 BRC experience & corroborate tall tales… And our virgin-no-more first-time burners, who just popped their playa-cherry, received an “official diploma” (suitable for framing) along with 2017 graduation tassels! When: Thursday Sept 21, … Continue reading PAST Event: Sep 21, Newbie Graduation and 3rd Thursday Meet&Greet
(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 Past Event: Jul 31, Deus Ex Machina Burns on the playa!