Yearly Archives: 2016

The last meetup of 2016!

Hello all! The Westside meetup is on for next Wednesday night, December 28 at the Pink Elephant in Santa Monica! It's a great event to meet your fellow westside burners while dancing your butt off with the help of DJs (and co-meetup organizers) Todd Spero and Jacob Casmir! But it gets better! LA League of…
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LA Decom Info & Permits! Meetup cancellations! Be A Regional Contact!

Today's newsletter has tons of good Decom news - plus info on the BM meetups and continuing search for more LA regional contacts! Enjoy - Plaid ======== LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 10/26/16 : LA DECOM & SEARCH FOR REGIONAL REPS EDITION ========= INTRODUCTION Well hello there! Didja miss us? We’ve missed you! It’s been a bit since we’ve sent…
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Paul Jacob Evans

My first burn was 2011, the first year it sold out... Bought my tickets in June then?  HA!  Wow, things change.  Been burning since. BRCTV: I have a TV that I've been building (and learning) 2015: it was wood and out deep deep playa [11:30 @ 6000].  Some burners wanted to "borrow" it after the…
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GREATER LA AREA LOOKING FOR 5 MORE REGIONAL CONTACTS

~Self nomination time has been extended till after the burn!~ Hello, Greater Los Angeles Burners! The Los Angeles Regional Contact team is kicking off a search for five (5) amazing Burners to join them as the newest set of co-Regional Contacts (RCs) in support of the Greater Los Angeles Burner community. The amazing co-RC, Athena…
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2016 LA Decompression is ON!

We've got contracts signed for LA Decom 2016's date: November 5 at a downtown indoor/outdoor location! We are now in the (extensive) permitting process, read more about it under LA DECOM PROCESS AND UPDATES on the LADecom.com site. Check back weekly for the permits update. In the meanwhile, start dusting off your art, projects, theme…
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LA Decompression 2016 is on!

We've got a contract for a downtown warehouse location for Nov. 5, and we are moving full-steam ahead! Want to help or perform? Check out the sign-up forms on http://www.ladecom.com!  
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LA Decom Needs Your Help!

LA DECOM NEEDS YOUR HELP! Event date: October 1, 2016  From: The board members of your LA Burning Man community non-profit, LA League of Arts and your LA Burning Man regional representatives We have been hard at work trying to set up a venue for LA Decom 2016. We are considering a number of locations since, once again, the…
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Great new burner-made earthquake preparedness site

~From my friend and Gigsvillain Kevissimo - keep a lookout for his most excellent "Not doomsday" preparedness classes, too! - Plaid~ Ok, kids. Many people have been asking me about what emergency supplies to get along with info on emergency/earthquake preparedness and other resources. So I finally think I've dialed this site in. Thanks, Kara!…
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bring your PENNIES to the newbie orientation

The honorarium project 'Ursa Major' will be a 14' tall grizzly bear with 'fur' made from about 170,000 pennies. Please bring any and all pennies to the newbie orientation where they will be collected and transported to the artists.     Reaching to grab what is within her grasp is Ursa Major, a 14 foot tall,…
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BURNING MAN BOUGHT FLY RANCH!!

[caption id="attachment_6459" align="alignleft" width="604"] Map of Fly Ranch[/caption] [In case you didn't see this in the Burning Man newsletter or on their site, here's some pretty frickin' big news from the Burning Man Org! - Plaid] Wait, what? Burning Man Project has purchased the Fly Ranch property, 3,800 acres of land located twenty-one miles north…
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Art Cars and Sculptors Needed for LALA Fundraiser!

Attention... ART CARS and SCULPTURES needed! LA Burners, the Los Angeles League of Arts NEEDS YOU! On Saturday June 25th we are staging a fundraiser for the Santee High School Aquaponics Garden that we are building and we need art cars and sculptures to help turn the central courtyard at the high school into an…
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Seis de Mayo (East side meetup) at Theory Labs tonight!

Tonight (Friday, May 6) is the East Side Meetup's special "Seis de Mayo" event at Theory Labs in the Brewery east of downtown. Be there or be square! Details We miss you so much! Theory Labs still hasn't recovered from April's Brewery Art Walk, but we're ready for our Burner friends to please return and…
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LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 5/3/16

 ======== LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 5/3/16 =========   INTRODUCTION Sorry ‘bout not sending the newsletter out last week, guys, I told Gloria I’d do her newsletter for her birthday then found out the Burning Man Placement Questionnaire (From Hell) was due 2 days later. This is important because I’m co-mayor of Gigsville this year aaaaaaaaand…
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LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 4/19 /16-ish

======== LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 4/19 /16-ish =========   INTRODUCTION   Sorry for the delay, kiddos, but my laptop froze during a bios update and, well, I’ve had to resurrect my OLD laptop while why new one is away being fixed in “please-Dell-don’t-delete-my-hard-drive-land-and-fix-everything-right-please-thank-you”-land and so it’s been a slllllooooow but sure process to get this…
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LA Burning Man Announce 4/5/16

======== LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 4/5/16 ========= INTRODUCTION Wow! We made it through BEquinox 3 weekends ago, then the Global Leadership Conference (Burning Man dork fest) in San Fran this past weekend, I’m not just full of playa love and my brain swimming with everything I learned – I’m pooped! I’m looking forward to a…
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SANTEE HIGH SCHOOL AQUAPONICS GARDEN PROJECT NEEDS YOUR VOTE

~this garden has been our Burner Without Borders project. ~ Please support our Santee High School Aquaponics Garden Project! Los Angeles League of Arts has applied for a grant with Seeds of Change. Grants are awarded based on public voting. Please vote!! The voting period begins on March 31, 2016, so tell your friends to…
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LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 3/22/16-ISH

INTRODUCTION Sorry guys, I got so caught up in unpacking from BEquinox I forgot it was my week to do the newsletter! So here it is, better late than never! BEquinox was exactly what I needed; a taste of the playa a few hours from home. I only got to go for the weekend so…
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LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE / NEWSLETTER 3/1/16-ish

======== LA BURNING MAN ANNOUNCE 3/1/16 ========= INTRODUCTION Happy… Thursday? Yep, I guess it’s Thursday now – by a few minutes anyway – and I’m finally getting the time to finish this here newsletter. Please forgive my tardiness, it’s been a CRAZY week, I mean month, I mean year! Whew I’m tired just thinking about…
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LALA BOARD VOTING ENDS TODAY!

Voting for the 2 board positions for the LA League of Arts (the non-profit behind LA Burning Man) ends today, March 1! You can find out everything you need to know (and more) at the link below, including nominee's statements and videos of their 5 minute speeches at the last Town Hall Meeting. Vote TODAY!…
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LA Burning Man Weekly Announce/Newsletter 2-23-16

We're going to try something new: we're going to publish our weekly LA Burning Man Announce/Newsletter here in the blog, in addition to sending it out to those who have signed up for it. That way all of y'all (or all y'all as I'd say it in Texas) can benefit from our gathering of news, events, things…
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Burning Man 2016 Guild Workshop

First it was CORE, then the Souk and Midway...and now there's a new game in town: Guild workshops for the "Italian High Renaissance" Piazza! For some background and to pique your creativity, have a look at Stuart Mangrum's blog about the Da Vinci's Workshop: The Piazza. http://journal.burningman.org/2016/01/burning-man-arts/brc-art/da-vincis-workshop-the-piazza/ Then... You can then find information here! http://burningman.org/event/brc/2016-guild-workshops-request-for-proposals/…
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