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Hey all youse Burners ... there's just so much going on (it's that time of year) that we needed to send out this extra special San Francisco Burning Man Announce ... check it out and get involved ... read on!

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SF Burners: We need your help at City Hall this week!

We seek your neighborly support for the Panhandle Bandshell Project, an amazing temporary public art project designed to build community and support the environment.

The Panhandle Bandshell ( is a beautifully-crafted, full-scale, traditional bandshell constructed from reclaimed materials – including car hoods, circuit boards and plastic bottles. The Bandshell will provide a stage for acoustic (non-amplified) performances in the Panhandle Park (near the Clayton Street crossing) throughout this summer **IF** the project is approved this Thursday, April 19th, the the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission.


1) REPRESENT AT THE PUBLIC MEETING - Use your civic voice! Particulary if you live in Upper Haight, Lower Haight, Cole Valley, NOPA, USF, Hayes Valley, Masonic, or the Divisadero corridor, your active, in-person support speaks volumes:

     Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

     Thursday, April 19, 2007, 2:00 P.M.

     San Francisco City Hall, Room 416

Email Rachel Weidinger ( - she'll let you know when the project is expected to be up on the agenda.

2) BY THIS WEDNESDAY (APRIL 18th) WRITE A LETTER in support of the project:

     Via email: Use “I support the Panhandle Bandshell” as the subject line and email to:,

     Via FAX: Please fax to the Black Rock Arts Foundation office 415-865-3820

     AND the Recreation & Park Commission 415-221-8034.

A sample letter of support is available at:

The Panhandle Bandshell is a creative collaboration of the Finch Mob, Rebar Group, CMG Landscape Architecture and the North of the Panhandle Neighborhood Association (NOPNA). It is a Black Rock Arts Foundation project and has direct backing from the SF Department of the Environment, the Neighborhood Parks Council and Mayor Gavin Newsom's office. For more information about the project and to learn how you can get involved:

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Cyberset Music and Media
Green Century Institute and
Urban Alliance for Sustainability
are pleased to announce


Biomimicry Symposium - 7-9 <<>> Live Music and DJs - 9-3 <<>> Ritual Prayerformance <<>> Take Action Zone <<>> Green Techné Exhibit <<>> Visionary Speakers <<>> Midnight Ambiotica Salon <<>> Live Netcast <<>> Organic Edibles <<>> Gaian Goddess Décor <<>> Virtual Be-In in Second Life

April 21, 2007
7 pm to 3 am
Mezzanine - 444 Jessie Street, San Francisco, CA
Tickets ONLY $15 in advance - $20 at door
Presale Tickets at
For more info -
Digital Be-In 15 is a 21 and over event

San Francisco's original cyberculture event returns on Earth Day weekend: Digital Be-In 15 is a combination symposium, exhibition and multimedia entertainment extravaganza featuring world class "conscious music" artists and New Edge visionaries.

With a theme of "Biomimicry," the 2007 Digital Be-In is a launching pad for new initiatives in the sustainability movement - and an Activation Celebration of the Green Revolution!

Rara Avis
Constance Demby
Goddess Alchemy Project
Mystical Sun
Alex Theory

Alchemimicry Prayerformance by Mystic Family Circus with Constance Demby and Trinity
Surprise Appearances by Rob Brezsny, Larry Harvey... and others who want to surprise us!
Visuals by Digital Dan, VJ Arcane and Cyberset
Burning Man "Green Man" Design Preview in Google Earth
Species Alliance "Call of Life" Film Preview

7 pm - 9 pm (Come early! - Doors open at 6:30)
"Nature as Model, Mentor and Measure"

Presenters include:
Janine Benyus - Biomimicry Institute
Paul Hawken - WISER Earth
Peter Berg - Planet Drum Foundation
Ervin Laszlo - Club of Budapest
Greg Steltenpohl - Interra
(see for complete presenter list)

9 pm - 12 am
Linking up and using tools to make the change

Evolutionary technology triggers

12 am - 3 am
Gaian groove journey and mind mixer

7 pm - 3 am (and beyond)
Parallel event in Second Life online virtual world

Décor and Installations by Trinity Domino, Joegh Bullock/Anon Salon and Urban Alliance for Sustainability
Organic Edibles

$15 in advance - $20 at door
$100 VIP - see for VIP package info and ticket purchase
Presale Tickets at
Ceiba Records 463 Haight St SF 415-437-9598
Skills 2595 Telegraph Ave Berkeley 510-704-9876


The Digital Be-In 15 is a production of Cyberset Music and Media, in collaboration with the Urban Alliance for Sustainability and the Green Century Institute. Michael Gosney, Founder and Producer. Contact:, 415-750-0971

Actions make all the difference...

Interra Project – green community card network

WISER Earth – international sustainability directory and networking forum

WISER Business – socially and environmentally responsible business resources

Sun Microsystems Education Commons – EcoResponsibility

Urban Alliance for Sustainability – empowering the sustainability movement in the San Francisco Bay Area

URTH.TV – values-based social network

eCycle Group – printer cartridge recycling

Biomimicry Institute – design inspired by Nature

Califia – Green Century Institute’s proposed San Francisco Bay Area eco-city

Species Alliance – producer of Call of Life mass extinction film
BioDaVersity Code

Pathways to Peace – International Day of Peace, 30 Days of Peace Campaign

Evolve – Barbara Marx Hubbard - Foundation for Conscious Evolution

Arcosanti – Paolo Soleri’s prototype Arcology in Arizona

Women’s Global Green Action Network – cultivating global partnerships of grassroots women environmental leaders

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Peter Hudson's Big Spin
	• 	Art Show and Fundraiser
	• 	Thursday, April 19, 6-8pm 
	• 	161 Gilbert St., # 3
	• 	San Francisco, CA 94103
	• 	Wine and cheese will be served

Here's your opportunity to participate in Peter Hudson's latest project without getting your hands dirty. Peter previously brought Playa Swimmers, Sisyphish (swimmers) and Deeper (divers) to Black Rock City. Please join him for an evening of wine and cheese as he talks about his inspiration for "homouroboros," which premieres at Burning Man in August 2007. Peter Hudson's Big Spin will be held in an art-filled SOMA loft where you'll mingle with other art lovers and view slides and video of Peter's previous work. You'll also be treated to a private viewing of Sisyphish and limited edition Homouroboros swag.

Because of the intimate setting, space is limited. RSVP by 4/17 to

saturday, april 28 · 9pm
A multi-theme camp benefit for the production of homouroboros, Peter Hudson's next playa installation. DJs from Opulent Temple, House of Lotus, Garage Mahal, Space Cowboys, Friends n' Family, The Deep End and El Circo. Art show, raffle and live ass-casting!  Click to view the flyer.

an-ten-nae (get freaky)
 laird (get yer freak on!)
 anthony mansfield (green gorilla/tweekin')
 fred funk (brass tax)
 syd gris (opulent temple)
 shissia (house of lotus)
 cut la' what, tyler t (wyoming light workers union)
j9, viajay, tamo (angels of bass)
 jive (garage mahal/fix)
 smoove (funketronic)
 ernie trevino (space cowboys)
 ethan miller (friends n' family)
 radio active (live mc/beatbox)
 el papa chango (el circo)
 aaron pope (the deep end)
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