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by kitten_sf
Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: FUNDRAISER: Comfort & Joy presents "Queericulum" in SF 3/30
Replies: 0
Views: 2592

FUNDRAISER: Comfort & Joy presents "Queericulum" in SF 3/30

QUEERICULUM [kweer-rik-yuh-luhm]: (n) A fun filled, educational, regenerative, homocentric urban retreat, presented by Burning Man theme camp village Comfort & Joy. http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/queericulum-poster2013.gif Our community comes together at Queericulum all day &...
by kitten_sf
Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: 2012 FERTILITY FOOD DRIVE - After the burn, give back!
Replies: 0
Views: 780

2012 FERTILITY FOOD DRIVE - After the burn, give back!

http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/FFD_2012_flyer_450px.jpg After Burning Man winds down, donate your leftover non-perishable camp food to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Food Bank, which helps local foster children, elders & victims of domestic violence. As you drive through the Pyrami...
by kitten_sf
Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:00 pm
Forum: 2012 Theme Camps
Topic: 7:30 Neighborhood camps for 2012
Replies: 78
Views: 48440

Re: 7:30 Neighborhood camps for 2012

http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/CJ_Sign_500px.jpg Comfort & Joy Village is at 7:30 & Edelweiss. We are a friendly gayborhood of several collectives united in pursuit of comfortable joyousness! Our events include the Mr. Pink Gym Pageant , the Goddess Rampage , the Healthy Fri...
by kitten_sf
Wed May 16, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: 2012 Theme Camps
Topic: Theme Camps Seeking Participants
Replies: 51
Views: 44728

Comfort & Joy Registration Open to Queers & Our Friends

Comfort & Joy's Village Registration is Now Open! Yes, our 2012 Camp Registration is now open! Want to be part of the fabulous Comfort & Joy Village Camp at 2012 Burning Man? Complete our camp census and pay a camp fee deposit by July 1st to secure a spot. Read on to find out more! http://pl...
by kitten_sf
Wed May 16, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Bay Area Queer Burners: Are you ready to turn "Inside Out"?
Replies: 0
Views: 482

Bay Area Queer Burners: Are you ready to turn "Inside Out"?

Upside Down You're Turning Me! http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/UpsideDown.jpg This Friday, May 18th, Suppositori Spelling and DJ BUS STATION JOHN are giving love, instinctively on the Touch dancefloor! http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/spaz_chest.jpg The Comfort & Jo...
by kitten_sf
Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: San Francisco (Free) QUEER PLAYA REUNION
Replies: 0
Views: 509

San Francisco (Free) QUEER PLAYA REUNION

Going through playa dust withdrawal? Miss seeing hot men in crazy genderfuck drag? Get your fixxx at San Francisco’s free QUEER PLAYA REUNION! http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Queer_playa_reunion.jpg Kicking off Castro Street Fair Weekend, Michael Brandon presents an easy way to reconn...
by kitten_sf
Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: LOOKING FOR CALIFORNIAN AFTERBURNS
Replies: 9
Views: 974

Re: LOOKING FOR CALIFORNIAN AFTERBURNS

We Queer Burners are super-active post-Burning Man in San Francisco, too. Some Comfort & Joy Village folks ( Honey Soundsystem ) are the lead organizers for the Official Folsom Street Fair Afterparty: Deviants http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Deviants.jpg SEE VIDEO FLYER HERE: http...
by kitten_sf
Sat Sep 17, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: a FRESH UPDATE from Gay Burners / Post-playa shenanigans
Replies: 0
Views: 469

a FRESH UPDATE from Gay Burners / Post-playa shenanigans

http://gallery.mailchimp.com/2451bd0394f69d611ca7d908e/images/Fresh_Update.jpg A FRESH UPDATE from Comfort & Joy : this is a weekend of beautiful beats in both NYC + SF via Discodromo + QT Soundsystem. Plus: "Bring Your Own Queer" daytime rave scenario in Golden Gate Park TODAY (SAT S...
by kitten_sf
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: PLAYA BOOK CLUB: Sand in a Whirlwind
Replies: 0
Views: 507

PLAYA BOOK CLUB: Sand in a Whirlwind

Did you know that most people drive through a huge battlefield site on the way to the Burning Man? The Pyramid Lake War of 1860 was the single greatest confrontation between native peoples and whites in Nevada's history. It happened during the time of Wovoka's father, near the Black Rock Desert (whe...
by kitten_sf
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: Post-Burning Man FOOD DRIVE: Help Pyramid Lake Charities
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Post-Burning Man FOOD DRIVE: Help Pyramid Lake Charities

On your way home from the Burn, Donate your leftover non-perishable camp food to local Paiute tribal charities helping foster children & victims of domestic violence. As you drive through the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation, Look for Comfort & Joy 's bright Day-Glo flags decorating Taco Stan...
by kitten_sf
Mon May 30, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Experience “Metamorphosisâ€
Replies: 0
Views: 338

Experience “Metamorphosisâ€

On Friday, June 3rd, Duplicity Presents – “Metamorphosisâ€
by kitten_sf
Fri May 20, 2011 3:47 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Just Touch: Just Dance: Just Love
Replies: 0
Views: 533

Just Touch: Just Dance: Just Love

Just a touch of... tiki Just a touch of... tranny Just a touch of... electrodisco Just a touch of... faggotry Just a touch of... realness Just a touch of... affection Just a touch of... comfort & joy Comfort & Joy invites you to a special queer Burning Man Village fundraiser in San Francisco...
by kitten_sf
Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Leaves of Grass: The Musical
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Leaves of Grass: The Musical

Joey Cain’s Walt Whitman/Radical Faeries exhibit ...at the SF Library continues into it’s second month with a special performance by Daniel Redman celebrating the queer poetry of “Leaves of Grassâ€
by kitten_sf
Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: A Fresh Touch - by Comfort & Joy [SF benefit March 4]
Replies: 3
Views: 963

A Fresh Touch - by Comfort & Joy [SF benefit March 4]

Comfort & Joy is excited to celebrate a new Burning Man fundraising season with " A Fresh Touch " featuring the San Francisco debut of DJ DOCROOT (Montréal) on Friday, March 4th. Docroot will spin French House and Electro, old and new, remixing novel tracks & classic beats after ...
by kitten_sf
Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:26 am
Forum: 2011 Theme Camps
Topic: Paradise Motel - SF Queers return with more Snow Cones!
Replies: 18
Views: 4161

Gotta say we love you boys

Always such a good experience with your hospitality! very high meows all around...
by kitten_sf
Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: US Gypsum to close. Gerlach to dry up and blow away?
Replies: 158
Views: 11372

NPR story on the closing Empire Plant

...from KNPR ... The Story of Empire: What Happens to Small Towns When Their Main Industry Shuts Its Doors AIR DATE: January 25, 2011: See Program Page | Download MP3 The USG Corporation announced it would close its local operations. That would be fine - except it employs nearly everyone who lives i...
by kitten_sf
Wed May 12, 2010 9:43 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Kicking Off the Season w/ CANNED HAIRSPRAY
Replies: 6
Views: 1270

rootless wrote:i'd say you're both right.

although, fresh ideas would be a bit more enticing. a remake of a remake of a movie from the 1990s isn't exactly a fresh take on 'the city' - but still, you can't go wrong with john waters.


Clearly you didn't see the show! Duplicity did a great job...
by kitten_sf
Fri May 07, 2010 12:55 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: SAN FRANCISCO---> Do you Know Talent?
Replies: 0
Views: 524

SAN FRANCISCO---> Do you Know Talent?

Well honey don't hide it! http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/know_talent_comedy_twink.jpg Hosted by Joan Crawford-Texas and Barry King Featuring a bevy of performers (perhaps even YOU!) competing for the Title: "Miss KNOW TALENT" Who will snatch the trophy? How much will they b...
by kitten_sf
Wed May 05, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Kicking Off the Season w/ CANNED HAIRSPRAY
Replies: 6
Views: 1270

Hey I agree it's hard to place content like this

Yes this post in the Theme Camps folder is about how a Theme Camp is interpreting this year's Burning Man theme... relating it back to popular movies about Self empowerment in an urban context ... which seems very on-topic & spam-free to me... hell I would love it if every camp would grab a bull...
by kitten_sf
Wed May 05, 2010 6:44 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Kicking Off the Season w/ CANNED HAIRSPRAY
Replies: 6
Views: 1270

Kicking Off the Season w/ CANNED HAIRSPRAY

"Ma, it's changing out there! You'll like it! People who are different, their time is coming!" -- Tracy Turnblat , Dancefloor Activist "Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody." -- Metropolis : B...
by kitten_sf
Thu Oct 15, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Theme Camp Incorporation: Who has advice / experience?
Replies: 18
Views: 3629

A few further thoughts...

We're really tempted by the LLC option... but have run into some things that have given us pause... like CA makes LLCs pay $800/yr minimum in taxes? ( link ) Not sure if forming an LLC in Nevada is a better deal or not ( link ) Do all of these things apply to LLCs that are operate for 'public benefi...
by kitten_sf
Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Theme Camp Incorporation: Who has advice / experience?
Replies: 18
Views: 3629

Theme Camp Incorporation: Who has advice / experience?

My theme camp has grown quite a bit over the years, and we're looking into various Incorporation options as we now have a bank account for fundraiser proceeds & other assets (camp supplies etc) to manage year-round. We want to learn from other theme camps that have already gone down that road. D...
by kitten_sf
Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Did your Theme Camp go Nonprofit? How's that going?
Replies: 0
Views: 343

Did your Theme Camp go Nonprofit? How's that going?

Did your theme camp start informally & then go official... aka incorporate as a nonprofit, LLC or other type of organization? How'd that go for you? From your experience, what do you recommend? My theme camp has developed into a growing community with various assets to manage as a group, yet we ...
by kitten_sf
Fri Jan 09, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Suppervision 3 :: queer burner pajama party in sf ::
Replies: 0
Views: 809

Suppervision 3 :: queer burner pajama party in sf ::

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“After-Visionâ€
by kitten_sf
Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Meet PUDDLES - the Comfort & Joy COURTESY BOTTOM
Replies: 0
Views: 1022

Meet PUDDLES - the Comfort & Joy COURTESY BOTTOM

Often misunderstood, but used throughout the hood, it's Puddles the Courtesy Bottom For the horny or the loner, Anyone with half a boner, it's Puddles the Courtesy Bottom For spin the bottom games, Or if you can't get laid, call Puddles the Courtesy Bottom When your orgy's short on holes Pass aroun...
by kitten_sf
Fri Oct 10, 2008 1:37 pm
Forum: 2008 Theme Camps
Topic: FOUND on HIGHWAY: Full Care Bear Costume!
Replies: 0
Views: 5131

FOUND on HIGHWAY: Full Care Bear Costume!

http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/care_bears.jpg I hate all the trash that accumulates on the side of the highway to Reno after each burn. So this year when I saw a bag of stuff in the middle of the yellow stripes, I think tuesday after the burn, I stopped to pick it up. But what I fou...
by kitten_sf
Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Comfort & Joy presents AFTERGLOW - a blacklight disco
Replies: 0
Views: 957

Comfort & Joy presents AFTERGLOW - a blacklight disco

Comfort & Joy presents the third annual Pink Saturday AFTERGLOW a blacklight discothèque http://playajoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/afterglow.jpg .... featuring.... EYE POPPING COLOR, ART + SPECTACLE DANCING 'TIL DAWN on HARDWOOD FLOORS with sweet beats by DJs Malakai + Afro Mighty MIDNIGHT...
by kitten_sf
Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Comfort & Joy presents "SUPPERVISION" (SF)
Replies: 0
Views: 813

Comfort & Joy presents "SUPPERVISION" (SF)

Are you READY FOR BED? Climb on in for a fabulously unique experience featuring.. .. kaleidoscopic live peformances .... visionary experimental film ...... bizarre catwalk fashions ......... live music + dj's in your pajamas, in GIANT GROUP BEDS, at SUPPERCLUB next week... it's SupperVISION! http:/...
by kitten_sf
Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:05 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Call for Art - Winter Solstice Celebration
Replies: 0
Views: 783

Call for Art - Winter Solstice Celebration

http://www.klodhopper.com/joy/2007/media/call_for_art.jpg CALL FOR ART Silent Art Auction Benefits Faerie Sanctuary as part of Solstice Celebration The Comfort & Joy collective is actively seeking art submissions for a Silent Auction raising funds to help a legendary faerie sanctuary in Tenness...
by kitten_sf
Thu Sep 27, 2007 4:28 pm
Forum: 2008 Theme Camps
Topic: Over 50 camps?
Replies: 19
Views: 7231

OMG you have to check out the "Elders" camp

they really are fabulous. If I can find their contact info I'll either post something here & msg you privately.

They're based in SF & really super nice.

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