Editor: The following is a post from Crimson Rose, Fire Goddess by Night, Art Director by Day:
The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is hosting a Pre-Playa Party! YOU are invited to participate!
The Airport Authority is hosting a celebration of the partnership between Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Burning Man and of the thousands of air travelers this event brings to the region, on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 from 5pm – 7pm.
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The Black Rock Arts Foundation was rockin’ Reno last week.
What a great opening celebration and fun time was had by all at the installation for Celtic Forest in downtown Reno. The crowd loved the art, the fire, the community and the music.
For more photos and information CLICK HERE
photos: Mark Hammon www.TruckeeRiverGallery.com
Previously exhibited at Burning Man 2008, Celtic Forest
, by artists Laura Kimpton
, Jeff Schomberg
and Bob Hofmann, is unique in its materials (metal and fire), scale and artistic vision. Fire will glow weekly from the Book of the Raven and surrounding tree-like candelabras with fire dancing by Controlled Burn
Friday, June 26 5-10pm
Corner of Sierra St. and Island Ave. Reno, NV
Wine & Appetizers: Sierra Arts Foundation Gallery
Featuring Celtic Music from 5-8pm
Fire Dancing by Controlled Burn 8-10pm
In addition Laura Kimpton will be giving a free workshop and lecture on Saturday, June 27. We will be there and hope you will too.
This art installation is brought to you by the Black Rock Arts Foundation’s Civic Arts program as part of its mission to bring interactive artwork into communities worldwide.
BRAF extends its sincerest gratitude to the City of Reno Arts and Culture Commission, Freight House District LLC, Sierra Arts Foundation, United Rentals, Fernley Electric, Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, Sands Regency Casino Hotel, and the BRAF-Reno Support Team.
To read about free live music on Sundays and Fire Jam Tuesdays throughout the summer: http://braf-reno.ning.com/events
And here is the Reno Passport review
photo: Jaz Fabry
Looking to see some fantastic art in the Reno Area? Well look no further than …
FROM PLAYA TO RUNWAY
THE ART OF BURNING MAN
Now Showing At The
Reno – Tahoe International Airport
2nd floor – CONCOURSE GALLERY
(Between B and C Concourse …Open to the Public)
FROM JUNE 1 – SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
Featuring 90 FEET OF amazing photos FROM 2000-2008 plus 20 feet devoted to “Celtic Forest”, which will be in downtown Reno from June 26-Dec. 1.
(Photographers: Mark Hammon, Ales Prikryl, Jaz Fabry, John Tucker, Matt Freedman, Douglas Hooper and Will Roger Peterson)
The opposite wall which is 20 feet long has BURNING MAN – The OTHER 51 Weeks of the Year featuring all of the non-profit “Outreach” groups. Burners Without Borders, BRAF, Black Rock Solar, Earth Guardians, Friends of Black Rock High Rock AND Reno’s post-Burning Man Recycling Program Information for 2009.
Interactive Sculptures by Mangrove Artists: Spin ‘em by Kitty Gordon and Book Stand by Dave Boye, plus several plexi boxes loaded with ARTifacts artfully arranged by Crimson Rose.
Special thanks to the Reno Burners and Crimson who loaned a plethora of unique playa ARTifacts including a wedding display….
…curated by Maria Partridge, BRAF Advisory Board Member
The Black Rock Arts Foundation is proud to announce the exhibition of Celtic Forest: Book of the Raven by Laura Kimpton and Jeff Schomberg in Reno this summer.
There is a FUNdraiser this Friday, so you can contribute to bringing art to Reno; dance, hoop and check out fire performances by Controlled Burn FREE this Friday, June 5th, but be prepared to buy a raffle ticket or two.