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Big Al

Big Al was initially created in 2013 by our community for the unofficial NOLA regional on a swamp in LaRose Lousiana. Since then he grew big, better, faster, stronger and in 2014 he made it out to t…

Jackon Square at the Souk – CORE project 2014

The NOLA Burners have transported Jackson Square to the Souk! The Souk is a caravansary inspired open air marketplace at the base of the man open 24 hours for the duration of Burning Man. Visitors to Jackson Square admire handmade Mardi Gras floats, and joyous parades erupt spontaneously, inspiring souk visitors to march and dance around the Man. Visitors are creating Playa-Positive Voodoo Dolls…

Update from the Burning Basket

Update from Mavis and burning basket.

FIRST OF ALL…..I AM SO GRATEFUL TO JENNY AND ALAN for hosting me in their amazing home for 4 weeks. I finished and submitted a grant proposal, enjoyed Mardi Gras, and began gathering materials from their yard, and trimmings from the Bradford Pear tree by Who Dat cafe. I was able to begin on the fractured heart part of the sculpture, and have mad…

Holiday Gift Purge and Pot luck

The first NOLA burners social of 2014 will be the Santa gift purge! January 5th 6pm-9pm at Jenny Blows house (921 Mandeville st).

Gift Purge : If you would like to be a part of the White Elephant, bring a gift! The one rule is you can’t buy it! Anything you have or make bring along, wrap it and be the Sustainable Santa.

T-bois : There will be a brief t-bois meeting with volunteer sign…

Mississippi River Clean-up Jan, 5 2014

Nola Burners will be hosting another Mississippi River Clean up along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River on January 5th 2014 from Noon-4pm.  Please bring gloves, trash bags and friends to help us make New Orleans more beautiful and stop the trash from entering the gulf.   30 minutes or one hour of your time will make a huge difference.  We will be meeting between Gov Nichols Wharf…

Annual Board Member Elections

Annaul Borad Member Elections

Dear NOLA Burners,

This month, on November 14th, the NOLA Regional is hosting the second Town Hall meeting at Jenny Blow’s house (921 Mandeville St).  We will be holding elections for four board seats.  We invite all qualified applicants to consider running for the open positions.  The requirements to run for the board are as follows:

1.  They need to have been to a Burning Man…

NOLA Burners Fall Ball

To get involved, volunteer, perform e-ma…

Help NOLA Burners build some Wetlands in New Orleans

Bayou St John Wetland Creation: Volunteer Opportunity

As of Thursday evening it looks like Saturday August 17th won’t be a tropical storm warning. I invite you to come out from 8 to noon and help LPBF continue to build wetlands in Bayou St John.

We’re at a key point in the project, ready to start building the western wall from both ends. There is work for all energy levels, thoug…

Altar of the Wetlands – CORE project in the news.

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Read NOLA.com Article and watch video 

They’ve spent more than $7,000 so far and put in four months of labor to build a 20-foot artistic plywood altar surmounted by 11 amazing mechanical fish. When it’s all done, artists John Valentino and Diane Lundeen plan to pack the whole thing up, truck it to the high desert of Nevada and ceremonially burn it to the ground.

That’s the way t…

NOLA BURNERS POOL PARTY

This Sunday!

What: NOLA Burner’s community Pool Party
When: June 30th, Sunday starting at 4 running until 8
Where: 3120 Robert St. Tall green house with yellow columns.
How: Joe Thompson is kindly hosting this event. BYOB.

We will have some hot dogs and hamburgers, but please feel free to bring something to grill. Bring something to drink as well. Great time to have some fun and connect…

Burn Baby Burn!