One of our 2010 grant recipients, Storyline Transports: Shadow and Light Festival, is a traveling festival bringing hands-on shadow puppet and lantern makingworkshops, a shadow puppet performance stage, and curated videoscreenings to neighborhoods in the Chicago metropolitan area, during weekends this month. In collaboration with architreasures, an arts-based community development organization, the festival targets children and adults of all ages…Keep reading >>
Day Two Hundred TwentyOriginally uploaded by Alex Zyuzikov
We got this little note last week and we wanted to share it with you “Thank you BRAF for supporting large-scale, interactive, public art in Portland with PDX Bridge Festival’s Lift 100!!” We are so happy when we hear from our grantees and we love to share it with you so here are a couple of videos from the Hawthorne…Keep reading >>
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The Rocket Stop by Alan Rorie Mayor Gavin Newsom came out to cheer temporary public art in San Francisco Tomas McCabe, Executive Director of the Black Rock Arts Foundation Some of the crew David Chiu, San Francisco SupervisorFood prepared by the gastronaught Michael Farrah, Mayor Gavin Newsom’s senior policy advisor (and the San Francisco Fire Boat Phoenix , in the…Keep reading >>
RENO, NV – Just in time before this year’s Burning Man event, The Knitting Factory is proud to host the official Burning Man Film Festival/Playa Launch Party on Thursday, August 19th from 4 -10pm. Three award winning documentaries will exclusively be seen on several big screens from 4-8pm. The Burning Man Film Festival is offered in part as a fundraising…Keep reading >>
Area415Originally uploaded by One Drop The Embarcadero as the Extraterrestrial Highway?
I heard a rumor today that these might be photos of parts of the Rocket Stop that Alan Rorie is creating to accompany the Raygun Gothic Rocketship. So just in case we are not supposed to have seen them we will all act really cool when we see Alan on Friday, okay? Shhhh. Mums the word.
photo: Tomas McCabe
I went by Pier 14 in San Francisco this morning, and there was the Raygun Gothic Rocketship, and I was a little sad that I had missed the installation, although I am sure there are still details to attend to. But look what I found, a video of the installation. Does it make me nerdy that I love this stuff…Keep reading >>
The countdown is on… The Raygun Gothic Rocketship’s next stop is Pier 14, San Francisco! Join us for the opening reception of this stunning new public artwork, Friday, August 6!Dear Friend: You are invited to join us in celebration of the Black Rock Arts Foundation’s latest Civic Arts Program project, the installation of the Raygun Gothic Rocketship at Pier 14…Keep reading >>
RENO, NV – On a hot summer’s night, a gypsy caravan rolls into town and unloads dancers, musicians, fortune tellers and magic for a one night show at the Knitting Factory on July 30th to benefit the Black Rock Arts Foundation. All will be entertained, rewarded and participate in the hoopla, with prizes for best costume, King and Queen of…Keep reading >>