Burning from both ends


Four pieces of Burning Man will make their way from “Black Rock City” in Nevada to downtown San Jose as part of a new “Playa to Paseo” initiative involving the City Office of Cultural Affairs and the Burning Man Project, which hosts the annual cultural event over Labor Day weekend. The first temporary art installation should be introduced to downtown San Jose in October. Ultimately, the partnership will encourage more San Jose artist participation in Burning Man, creating a playa-to-paseo-to-playa effect.

“The dynamic art installations will not only enhance the downtown urban experience, but connect people to San Jose and its sense of place,” said Mayor Sam Liccardo.