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How To Celebrate Int’l Cabernet Day: Cabaret at Burning Man

August 23, 2014

Gwendolyn Alley aka Art Predator:

It’s a Cabernet Day Cabaret! Hosted by Art/Wine Predator and SonomaWineGuy in Black Rock City at the intersection of Rods Road and Cinnamon at 545 on Thurs. Aug. 28 from 6-9pm!

Originally posted on wine predator:

How will YOU celebrate the 5th annual Cabernet Day the last Thursday in August–this year August 28?

cabernetday2014How about with a Cabaret in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada at Burning Man?

The idea behind Cabernet Day is simple—enjoy any Cabernet based wine (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet blends) and share your experience on social media sites.

Since I will once again be at Burning Man for Cabernet Day, Jim Morris and I are hosting a Cabernet Day Cabaret

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Rumi: I Want a Trouble-Maker for a Lover… Who Burns Like Fire On The Rushing Sea

August 22, 2014

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“I want a trouble-maker for a lover:

Blood spiller, blood drinker, a heart of flame,

Who quarrels with the sky, and fights with fate,

Who burns like fire on the rushing sea.”

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Vonnegut: “We are what we pretend to be” at Burning Man

August 10, 2014

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This is a page from Kurt Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions.  If I could put my hands on my copy, I’d look the page up. Maybe you know which page it is.

Anyway, on Facebook, people connect this image with the following quote which they attribute to Vonnegut:

Everything is nothing with a twist.

Right now everything seems pretty twisted in my world. We only had one slippery ticket to Burning Man, and we needed two, and a friend just scored two and will sell me one.

UPDATE 8.10.14 10:14pm Ticket slipped through our fingers again!

UPDATE 8.15.14 We’ve got tickets! Now just need to get the vehicle pass in hand!

But when we had only one ticket, Read more…

You Want To See “A Most Wanted Man”

August 7, 2014
 
A Most Wanted Man A Review by Ron Wells
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Few writers can match the insightful and spellbinding complexities of being a spy like John le Carre (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), for not only does he understand the methodical realities of spying, he also knows all too well the politics behind the spy operations. In A Most Wanted Man, he has once again given us a book that has been masterfully translated by director Anton Corbijn and screenwriter Andrew Bovell into a fast-moving peek into the maze that is counter intelligence as it looks into possible terrorism after the 9/11 attack on America.

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Time To Get On That Burning Man Bike!

August 5, 2014
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the perfect caravansary Burning Man bicycle–it’s handmade from wood

10 To Dos for your bike BEFORE you leave for Burning Man.

Are you  heading out to Burning Man 2014? If so, don’t wait until you get to BRC to ride your bike! Bicycles are the primary means of transportation in Black Rock City, so now’s the time to get on your bicycle! Over the years, I’ve written a number of posts about bikes and Burning Man, and so here’s 10 reasons why you need to start riding NOW: Read more…

Burning Man 2014: In the News, Be the News

August 4, 2014
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orbgirlBIGAs we get closer to Burning Man each year, there is an annual media feeding frenzy.

Here’s a quick news round up of three articles I read today about Burning Man that I think may be worth your time:

First:

An interview with that starts with via Read more…

Burning Man 2014: Where to Camp and How To Send A Letter to Black Rock City NV

August 3, 2014

6 o'clock sector Black Rock CitySo you’re going to Burning Man?

Do you know your address yet?

If you want people to be able to find you, or you want to get snail mail via the Black Rock City Post Office,2014-BRC-fin-lg

 you need an address:

Your Name (playa and photo id name)
Contact Phone Number (recommended)
Camp Name
Camp Address
C/O BRCPO
Gerlach, NV 89412

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