The Crucible
Fireside Lounge

Fireside Lounge:
Amor Ardiente

Friday, February 11, 2011
$10 at door / Crucible Members are free

An evening of industrial-sized love with demonstrations, lectures and an art show featuring blacksmithing, neon, jewelry and enameling. Also on hand to heat up the evening will be a kissing booth, hand-typed love poems, a fortune teller and a special appearance by Cupid.

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Lie-Nielsen Toolworks

The Crucible Presents
Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Hand Tool Event

February 25 & 26, 2011
Friday, 10am-6pm
Saturday, 10am-5pm
Free Admission

This is a wonderful opportunity to try a wide array of hand tools and learn how great tools make your woodworking easier! Ongoing demonstrations at interactive stations will help you learn valuable techniques. Ask questions of guest demonstrators and purchase new Lie-Nielsen tools for your collection. Bring a friend!

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Crucible Revival Recap

Thank you to all the folks that came out for Crucible Revival to help support The Crucible and it’s mission to provide accessible industrial art education. Another big thank you to all the amazing performers and fabulous volunteers for helping make this evening possible. Lastly a teary-eyed farewell to our Founder, Michael Sturtz, for without him we would not have this truly spectacular place called The Crucible.
Below are a couple of links to pictures, articles and stories from the event. Enjoy.
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The World Premiere of Machine
A Fire Opera™

January 11-14 and 18-21, 2012
What are we working on for next year? Imagine a fiery industrial universe filled with massive machinery, metallic scaffolding, and fire. Add a musical score of guitar, accordion, cello, electronics, and eight percussionists, as well as opera singers, dancers, fire performers, and industrial artists. This collaborative project is poised to be The Crucible's most ambitious and spectacular piece of original fire theater.

If you've been to a Crucible Fire Opera or Fire Ballet you know how stunning they are, but you probably haven't considered the high costs associated with putting on this kind of event. You can help us to make Machine a reality. Your contribution will support project development as well as production costs, and by acting now your donation will be doubled!

Join us today and make a gift of any amount to sponsor the development and world premiere production of Machine, a Fire Opera. Your contribution will be DOUBLED thanks to a matching grant from the East Bay Community Foundation's Fund for Artists.

Support this project and your donation will be matched!

Gifts of all sizes are needed and appreciated. Make your 100% tax-deductible donation by February 18 to be doubled by the East Bay Community Foundation.
Machine is based on the short story Deus Ex Machina by Derek J. Goodman and is being developed in collaboration with composer Clark Suprynowicz and librettist Mark Streshinsky with support from The Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, the James Irvine Foundation, and the EBCF's East Bay Fund for Artists.
Copyright © 2011 Natasha von Kaenel, All rights reserved.