Sunday, June 15, 2008

The Prepare for the Playa Event Opener June 22nd

The Prepare for the Playa Event Opener June 22nd
Connecting participants of Burning Man to everything they need to prepare for the desert while celebrating and providing a local outlet for performers and artists alike.

June 22, July 20th and August 17th
1pm-1am at
Cafe Cocomo 650 Indiana Street, SF
1-8pm All Ages, 8pm-1am 21+
Free entrance 1pm-5pm
$10 from 5pm-7pm; $15 from 7pm-1am
*benefiting Playa Artist Peter Hudson!
SAVE $5 off entry with RSVP on

From 1pm -7pm, guests can get all the funky, crazy gear they need and want for the desert from local burner-preneurs. The event will feature several fashion shows, live performances hourly by hoop, poi, belly dancer troupes and more.

Playa ‘U’ how to clinics will be educating new and seasoned burners on different aspects of playa living and preparation like how to build a shower, keeping your camp ‘green’, el wire lighting clinics and more!

Live music by The Zoopy Show www.myspace.zoopyfunk and several playa DJs like B. Smiley (supperclub), Murphstar (Seismic) and Shissla (House of Lotus,

Each event will have an artist benefactor and a percentage of the proceeds will be given to that artist to help bring their art installation to Burning Man. In June, the artist we celebrate will be Peter Hudson (, maker of the Homouroboros of 2007.

Complete schedule of events and June 22nd lineup on the website - plus RSVP to save $5 off nighttime entrance!