The Boiler Bar and Theater’s May Day Party

The Boiler Bar and Theater’s May Day Party

The fine makers over at the Boiler Bar in Oakland, California, are hosting a May Day Party this Saturday, May 2nd, from 8 p.m. “till the flowers wilt.” There will be snake charming, cancan girls, fire and may pole dancing, burlesques, lots of live music, handmade hooch from the Boiler Bar, flaming aerial spectacles, and a chance to see the Golden Mean up close and personal.


Pictured above are Jon Sarriugarte and Krysten Mate, makers of the Golden Mean and key members of the Boiler Bar crew. We’ve featured them in MAKE Volume 16, on Make: Online, and they’ve been a presence at every Maker Faire we’ve hosted. Come see the Boiler Bar extravaganza as well as the Golden Mean gorgeous snail at this year’s Maker Faire Bay Area 2009 on May 30th and 31st.


I'm a word nerd who loves to geek out on how emerging technology affects the lexicon. I was an editor on the first 40 volumes of MAKE, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. In particular, covering art is my passion — after all, art is the first thing most of us ever made. When not fawning over perfect word choices, I can be found on the nearest mountain, looking for untouched powder fields and ideal alpine lakes.

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