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November 2013

2011 Grantee – A Dallas Drinking Fountain Project

November 15, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dallas County Records Building,
509 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75202 United States
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A Dallas Drinking Fountain Project For decades, a seemingly innocuous metal plate attached to a marble wall hung above a public drinking fountain in the Dallas County Records Building.   One day in 2003, it came off.  A public outcry ensued as people learned what that metal plate was meant to cover up:  traces of a Jim Crow “White Only” sign that was removed during desegregation.  The metal plate inadvertently preserved a memory that it was meant to help erase… A DALLAS DRINKING FOUNTAIN PROJECT is…

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October 2013

Last Twilight at the Presidio Event – 10/30/2013

October 30, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Post Lawn, Presidio,
San Francisco, CA

Join BRAF, Off the Grid and the Presidio Trust for a new weekly event during the month of October. Twilight at the Presidio Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2013 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Free! Main Post Lawn, Presido San Francisco, CA For Friday October 30th, BRAF will bring “Pyroticulation” by Christopher Schardt to light up the evening. We will also feature a group of fire performers (TBA). Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up…

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Twilight at the Presidio – Wednesdays in October

October 23, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Post Lawn, Presidio,
San Francisco, CA
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Join BRAF, Off the Grid and the Presidio Trust for a new weekly event during the month of October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the stars on the Presidio’s Main Parade Ground with lantern-lit cabanas, cocktail service, fire pits, and acoustic music. Get cozy! Continue reading

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Urbanauts Closing Reception – explore the de Young Museum this Friday!

October 18, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
de Young Museum,
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive (at John F. Kennedy Drive), San Francisco, 94118
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  Join Black Rock Arts Foundation artists and de Young Artist Fellows Sean Orlando and Rebar for a second Friday night event at the museum. Chart your own evening of art adventure and discover experiences and performances situated inside and around the grounds of the deYoung. To celebrate the closing of the Urbanauts fellowship and exhibit, we are mapping out and engaging some of our favorite and underutilized spaces at the deYoung. You’ll cross a threshold to embark on a roving sensory treasure hunt,…

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Twilight at the Presidio 10/16/2013

October 16, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Post Lawn, Presidio,
San Francisco, CA

Join BRAF, Off the Grid and the Presidio Trust for a new weekly event during the month of October. Twilight at the Presidio Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2013 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Free! Main Post Lawn, Presido San Francisco, CA Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the stars on the Presidio’s Main Parade Ground with lantern-lit cabanas, cocktail service, fire pits, and acoustic music. Get cozy!…

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Twilight at the Presidio 10/9/2013

October 9, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Post Lawn, Presidio,
San Francisco, CA

Join BRAF, Off the Grid and the Presidio Trust for a new weekly event during the month of October. Twilight at the Presidio Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2013 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Free! Main Post Lawn, Presido San Francisco, CA Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the stars on the Presidio’s Main Parade Ground with lantern-lit cabanas, cocktail service, fire pits, and acoustic music. Get cozy!…

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Twilight at the Presidio 10-2-2013

October 2, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Post Lawn, Presidio,
San Francisco, CA

Join BRAF, Off the Grid and the Presidio Trust for a new weekly event during the month of October. Twilight at the Presidio Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2013 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Free! Main Post Lawn, Presido San Francisco, CA Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax under the stars on the Presidio’s Main Parade Ground with lantern-lit cabanas, cocktail service, fire pits, and acoustic music. Get cozy!…

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August 2013

BRAF Playa Cocktail Party 2013

August 29, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Everywhere Pavilion,
6:30 and Esplanade, Black Rock City, NV United States

BRAF Members, supporters and lovers of art, everywhere! Join us for our annual cocktail party! Mingle with BRAF artists and Board Members and learn about our many off-playa projects and programs.

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BRAF Grant Playa Drop-In Q&A

August 26, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Everywhere Pavilion,
Black Rock City, NV United States

Would you like more information about applying to our Grants to Artists program? Will you be at Burning Man 2013? Stop by the Everywhere Pavilion on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from 1-3pm to get more information. Members of the Grant Committee, past grantees, and BRAF representatives will be present for an informal discussion to answer all your questions about getting funding from BRAF. Get tips on proposal and budget writing. Come tell us about your great idea for an art…

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Everywhere Pavilion Opening Celebration

August 26, 2013 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Everywhere Pavilion,
6:30 and Esplanade, Black Rock City, NV United States

The Everywhere Pavilion houses The Burning Man Project, The Black Rock Arts Foundation, Burners Without Borders, Black Rock Solar, and the Burning Man Regional Network on playa. Join us all for a convivial celebration of the ways Burning Man culture is reaching out into the wider world during the rest of the year.

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BRAF on the Playa at Burning Man 2013

August 26, 2013 - September 2, 2013
The Everywhere Pavilion,
Esplanade and 6:30, Black Rock City, NV 89412 United States

BRAF’s presence at Burning Man Each year, BRAF returns to our source of our inspiration, to that city where interactive art is everywhere you look: Black Rock City. We eagerly look forward to our stay on the playa as an opportunity to connect with our supporters, to inspire others to instigate interactive artworks in their hometown and to educate about our mission and our projects. We Are Everywhere! Once again, Burning Man outreach and affiliate groups (Burners Without Borders, The…

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June 2013

Urbanauts “Systemic” artist reception

June 28, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
de Young Museum Kimball Gallery

Urbanauts Sean Orlando and Rebar are back at San Francisco’s de Young Museum creating the installation Systemic Drainage, running water, steam, sewage treatment, pumping stations, fire-suppression systems, backflow-protection valves, emergency backup water supplies—many of these systems are hidden in plain sight behind closed doors, in basements, or beneath manhole covers that we have walked across countless times. During the month of June, Urbanauts will create Systemic, an evolving, entangled network of pipes and valves that will transform the deYoung’s Kimball…

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