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The Black Rock Arts Foundation presents the "ARTumnal Gathering " this Saturday!!! Don't miss this amazing event!

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Upcoming Events:

*** Thanksgifting: A Fundraiser for the Dusty Rhino Art Car - Thursday, Nov. 18th **

*** The ARTumnal Gathering - Saturday, Nov. 20th ***

*** Lipstick & Kisses 2010: A Flaming Lotus Girls Extravaganza - Friday, Dec. 3rd ***

Call for Participation:

***Volunteer for the ARTumnal Gathering***

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Thanksgifting - A Fundraiser for the Dusty Rhino Art Car
Presented by Flower Camp

Thursday, Nov. 18th
9pm til 3am

119 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA

with DJs: DJ Icon, Syd Gris & Nugz

with: Dutch, Jaime Lin, Agent Zero & John Boy
DJMK & Bdubz

The Rhino will be outside with flames on!

RockyFrybread - Native American Fry Bread
Soupdup - Hand crafted soup
Guerilla Guac- made to order guac in homemade tostada bowls

Fire spinners out front, sick DJ madness inside.

Bring the gifts you didn't pass out at )'( and make someones day, all proceeds will help defray the costs of bringing the Rhino to the playa...

More Info at

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Saturday, November 20, 2010

$35 first tier level tickets - SOLD OUT
$45 second level and at door for Main Event from 9:30pm – Late

$250 and up: Dinner Banquet from 6-9pm + rest of night!

The Bently Reserve
400 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

21 and over

Get your tickets today at
Last year’s event sold out and this year is even better in many ways! Don’t wait.

You are invited to the magnificent Bently Reserve for BRAF’s fourth annual ARTumnal Gathering, an exquisite evening of tempting libations, bountiful fare, engaging art, and lavish attire. You’ll enjoy three elegant rooms, each overflowing with art and offering a stunning array of featured live performances including soaring aerial artistry, live performances, and music and DJ’s to dance the night away.

Come revel in the abundance of our community’s creative spirit, celebrate Black Rock Arts Foundation’s artists and projects this past year, and support the proliferation of even more community art projects around the world in 2011!

PERFORMANCES by (in alphabetical order):

Absurge (The Fringe/Janky Barge:)
Bad Unkl Sista – butoh living installations:
Bones of CircusMecca – aerial artistry:
Cirque Noir – dance and aerial artistry:
Cyril Noir and Ella Mental of the Black Kat Kabaret – electro-swing:
Dan Cantrell:
Dex Stakker (Opel/Opulent Temple):
EO – electronic compositions and horn:
FireFingers - Flamenco guitar:
Fou Fou HA! – technicolored buffoonery and dance:
Gamelan X – marching gamelan:
Gregangelo of Velocity Circus – whirling dervish:
Hamilton Strings:
Henry Chang of Soul in the Machine – laser harp:
DJ Huggie (Disorient):
DJ Jive (Heart Deco):
Matthew Schoening – electric cello:
Miss Rosie – hoop moves:
Parlor Tricks – industrial ragtime quartet
saQi featuring Russ Liquid:
Sasha "Butterfly" Rose – electronic music and live vocals:
Tamo and ViaJay (Space Cowboys/Angels of bAss):
Many more!!!

Flux Factory & The Burning Man 2010 Temple Crew have created a brand new piece, “The Gateway of Wishes”, for this event (this magnificent sculpture and a fire pit from the Burning Man Temple project is also for sale this evening to benefit BRAF.); Rob Buchholz, Michael Every, Calliope Gazetas, Tamo Designs, Miranda Caroligne, Anastazia Louise, Kristen Berg, Dicky Davies, Suzanne Forbes, Spy Emerson, Lauren Mendez, Caley Johnson, Leslie Frierman Grunditz, Philippe Glade, John Curley, Phoenix Firestarter, Deborah Yoon, Elizabeth Geddes, $teven Ra$pa + work by other artists installed in the gallery and throughout the venue.

Miranda Caroligne:
Miss Caley Johnson of Miss G Designs:
Orion Fredericks:
Joe Escobedo

Julian Cash -
Randal Alan Smith -

ARTisan Production Group
Celestine Star
David Colin
Lasers and Lights –
Rainbow Puddle –
Rayce O’Brien
Sierra Ron Halbert
And more!

DÉCOR by Julz of Hookahdome, Marcia Crosby, $teven Ra$pa, Boy Blondie, and More

Tarot readings by the mysterious and marvelous Madame A!


Join us for our pre-event dinner featuring delightful fare, cocktails, and both live and silent auctions. Last year's event sold out! Get your tickets today at
ARTumnal Ticket Options:

The ARTumnal Celebration
$35 online presale 1st tier; $45 thereafter and at the door
9:30 pm - Late
Includes an evening of featured and roaming performances, DJs, dancing, raffle, silent auction, photography sale and surprises.

Feast of Imagination
$250 advance purchase only
6:00 pm - Late
Includes an individual seat for a sumptuous dinner, auction, performances, signature drinks, wine, dessert and entry to the ARTumnal Celebration.

Table of Plenty: A Table for 8 at Feast of Imagination
$3000 advance purchase only
6:00 pm - Late
Includes a reserved table for eight guests for the Feast of Imagination dinner.

Table of Abundance: A Table for 8 at Feast of Imagination, with premium placement
$5000 advance purchase only
6:00 pm - Late
Includes a reserved table for eight guests for the Feast of Imagination, with premium seating placement in the banquet hall, premium wine selection with personal sommelier, champagne toast and other treats.

Get your tickets today at

Can't make it? Sponsor an Artist to attend the ARTumnal Gathering! Make this a truly inclusive event, and honor an artist by sponsoring their attendance. Purchase a 'Sponsor an Artist' Ticket and we will donate it to an artist wanting to attend and in need of a ticket!

Get your tickets today at

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*Lipstick & Kisses 2010: A Flaming Lotus Girls Extravaganza*

World-renowned fire art sculpture mavens the Flaming Lotus Girls are pleased
to announce an evening of art, music, and fun to celebrate a decade of
crafting metal and making flames! The hottest ticket to kick off the winter
season is Lipstick & Kisses 2010: A Flaming Lotus Girls Extravaganza,
Friday, December 3rd, at SOMArts, 934 Brannan Street, SF, 7:00 pm – 2:00 am.

Featuring a gallery show, signing of our brand new 2011-2012 calendar, and
the excellent musical syncopations of Ambient Mafia and the Space Cowboys,
this promises to be a night of unparalleled entertainment. Best of all – the
evening is open to one and all, with no cover charge! Yes, that’s right.
It’s absolutely FREE, and we want YOU to come.

The women and men who brought you Serpent Mother, Hand of God, Soma, and
many other breathtaking works warmly invite you to join them for a gallery
show to mark the release of their new two-year calendar. Showcasing the
sexiest metalwork and metalworkers on the planet, the Flaming Lotus Girls’
2011–2012 calendar is, without a doubt, the most scintillating way to burn
up the next 730 days of your life. Every calendar purchase supports the
creation of stunning fire art and helps this female-driven group continue
their tradition of innovation and inclusiveness. Whether it’s a gift for
someone you love – or for yourself – be sure to pick one up and keep the
Flaming Lotus Girls ignited! Buy the calendar here: Trust us, you need one.

At Lipstick & Kisses 2010, come bid on gorgeous framed prints of the Lotus
Girls’ art portfolio, treat yourself to a cocktail or two, and dance the
night away to some of the Bay Area’s preeminent DJs. You’ll have a fabulous
time with the pleasure of knowing you’re supporting unique, cutting-edge

*Lipstick & Kisses 2010: A Flaming Lotus Girls Extravaganza
Friday, December 3, 2010*

7:00 pm to 2:00 am

SOMArts, 934 Brannan Street in San Francisco

*Free to attend* *(donations encouraged)*

More information:

Facebook Event Page:

Silent Art Auction and Calendar Sale

Sonic backdrop by:

Ambient Mafia ( 7 pm – 11 pm
*The Captain*
*DJ Unagi*
*Olde Nasty*

Space Cowboys ( 11 pm – 2 am
*Zach More*

So shake your booty on down to SOMArts and get your very own signed and
kissed copy of the Flaming Lotus Girls’ 2011–2012 calendar. Buy a dazzling
piece of art, score some classic FLG schwag, and show your support for local

With love and lipstick kisses,
Flaming Lotus Girls

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Volunteer for the ARTumnal Gathering!

Hey Burners and BRAF-sters alike.  Want to volunteer for the ARTumnal Gathering?  Want to help out a great non-profit on a wonderfully elegant night?  Want to get a ticket to this awesome event, meet new, wonderful people, and help make the evening a SUCCESS?  Read on!

There’s a ton of information relating to volunteer opportunities, too many to go into here, but to learn all about how you can help make this wonderful night happen contact

We need all of you to make this event work so don’t be shy and email Lee Anna now!

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