October NorthBayNews

Hello there! It’s me again, just checking in to let you know what is going on around our region. We are shaking off the dust and getting all kinds of things going.

Chimera Arts Space is back in action and homing in on a location for a DIY shared workshop in the Santa Rosa area. Check out their website and get in on the ground floor.

Fire in Glass, the Second Annual North Bay Decompression, arrives on November 3, 2012. Get involved! We are scheduling stages, finalizing art and placing theme camps NOW! Sign up here and be a part of making it all happen. Location being finalized as we speak, watch this space for more information coming at you soon.

Santa Cruz decompression – UnScruz – is this weekend on Sunday, September 30th. The first official decompression event of the year in California!  They have some brand new regional contacts and they’re all fired up and raring to go. w00t! kick it off right, Santa Cruz style.

OCTOBER
Friday, October 5 at 6 p.m. UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Special Event. David Littlejohn on Burning Man. This event is ticketed as part of L@TE: Friday nights @ BAM/PFA. Admission to L@TE is $7; free for BAM/PFA members and Cal students, faculty, and staff. For more information, visit their website.

The 13th Annual SF Decompression Heat The Street FaIRE! is October 7th on Indiana Street starting at high noon. To contribute a sampling of your favorite playa photo/video imagery, email flambelounge(at)burningman(dot)com and they will share your best photos on the screens at various stages.

Dustfish Presents: The Final Retox – a Decom After Party! Sunday, October 7th, 2012 9pm – 2am Retox Lounge – 628 20th St. (just off 3rd St.) Just a hop, skip, and a stumble from the Decom Main Gate people! THREE BLOCKS, NO DRIVING, NO CAB! Just $10 till 11pm! Visit the Facebook Event page for the latest info and to INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!

SoulFire is a three day camp out at Lupin in the Santa Cruz mountains on the weekend of October 12th.  It’s a clothes free hot springs with lots of camping and an enclosed space with a dance floor for the whomp whomp.

Reno decompression, Fertilize Your Mind, is on October 13th. ok, not really in our region, but still.

People in Motion Screening plus Q&A with the Filmmaker and Artist, Lonnie Tisdale on Thursday, October 18th, 6:45PM-9PM at Burning Man HQ, 995 Market Street, 15th Floor San Francisco. It’s a movie about parkour, to learn more, check out the film’s website.

Fire Fall is the Humboldt Burners unofficial decompression-type event, it’s on October 20th at Area 74 up near Fieldbrook.  The burners of the North Coast are on fire this year, this promises to be an amazing event.

Mischief Labs is having a Humboldt fire festival on the 26th and the 27th up at Blue Lake called Sea of Flames, Fire for the Arts. Fresh off their SlipKnot gig this crew is smoking hot.

NOVEMBER
Fire in Glass is the 2nd Annual North Bay Decompression event, November 3rd www.facebook.com/events/446794115371116/ more details and location TBA

DECEMBER
Artumnal Gathering is December 1 at the Bentley Reserve in San Francisco.  Tickets are on sale now  www.blackrockarts.org/artumnal

Save the date for the Chimera Art Space fundraiser on December 8th, it sounds like a freakin circus! In the good way…details to follow.

That’s all the news that’s fit to print this month…unless you didn’t send it to me with Post Request in the subject line! Until next time, be good to each other and burn bright. xoxo RLL

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