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master sodium
Location: carson city, nevada
Member Since: 13th Apr 2002
Total posts: 536
Posted:so last night at my fire group I was informed of something really cool. the halftime show choreographer for the super bowl has been talking to crimson rose (head of the burning man fire conclave) and apparantly they are looking to have aboot three hundred fire performers do a show for them, and if it happens, I'm gonna be one of them ! of course nothing is definite yet, but it sounds like a strong possibility.

so anybody else here been asked aboot being a part of this? I know crimson talked to some of the bay area groups as well as the Los Angeles groups.

you can't have a war against terrorism because war IS terrorism.it's not about worshipping fire. its about making the fire want to worship you.

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Sporadically Prodigal
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 25th Jan 2001
Total posts: 2758

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Location: austin,tx
Member Since: 21st Mar 2002
Total posts: 2363
Posted:man, nobody loves us here in texas
me and sage would come

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Sweet talented nutter
Location: Brisbane Oz
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2002
Total posts: 2615
Posted:That's awsome man think about it ?, Its a great chance to show a lot of people the beauty of fire twirling.

that shrewd and knavish sprite

Called Robin Good Fellow ; are you not he that is frighten of the maidens of the villagery - fairy

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Location: Salem Or, (for spring of 2003 ...
Member Since: 28th Dec 2002
Total posts: 7
Posted:yep our group was told about if from crimson rose also, but the last update i got was that its not going to happen. i wonder if they decided against the fire in generall or found other people..other I think finding 300 spinners outside of burningman and this website might be a challenge.... suzanne

xtremravr...was here..
Location: amsterdam..i wish
Member Since: 2nd Feb 2002
Total posts: 337
Posted:im with arashi here...nobody cares about us poor little texas people...sniff sniff...so ummm arashi..do you ever come to the dfw area??? if so hit me up so we can get together!!

Peace Luv Uni-t Respect Responsa-what?!?! Xtrem


the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA
Member Since: 15th Dec 2000
Total posts: 6193
Posted:I was contacted not by Crimson Rose but by others...
My understanding was that it came down to fuel+ astroturfy stuff+ fire+ football =not good. And it was done at the Olympics and they didn't do it well. It looked like a horrible cluster of ineptness for the most part (and from the backstory, was just about that), plus there were a few instances of injury (I was sent a copy of the articles). AND there is the public liability insurance issue. Pyrotechnics are one thing but 600 small fires? And there were some issues in the corporate white necks with getting people from BM as well. That burned my britches but hey..who can argue with millions and millions of dollard sunk into a 30 min show?
There were a list of reasons. All valid in thier own way I suppose. But most sounded very much like corporate whoo-ha.

I think the opportunity would be awesome, but it is a project that needed to be started professionally a few months ago to be done well. Grabbing a few hundred people and telling them to spin all at once randomly just doesn't look well thought out or put together. Now if they want to do it next year they get that 300 people together a few months in advance and they work on a choreography to do all at once. That would knock people off their damn seats!

Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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