FDL Movie Night: Spark: A Burning Man Story

By: Monday August 12, 2013 4:59 pm

Welcome Home!

That’s how participants in Burning Man greet each other on arrival on the “playa,” their dusty home for the week long interactive, volunteer-driven event. Theoretically, every person participates in some way — bringing their spirit, their art, their music, food, costumes, and more to Black Rock City — the temporary metropolis that forms annually in a remote Nevada desert.

Pull Up a Chair

By: Saturday August 20, 2011 5:00 am

You probably are aware of it, but this year has been boom times for xeriscaping. The landscaping that cuts back to minimal use of water is a longtime feature of desert areas. Right now I’m looking out the front windows at it, as well. When towns’ water sources are drying up in the west, and drowning in the east, the lawn just isn’t worth a fortune in landscaping.

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Upcoming FDL Book Salons

Saturday, April 19, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
Poison Candy: The Murderous Madam: Inside Dalia Dippolito’s Plot to Kill
Chat with Mark Ebner about his new book. Hosted by Beth Karas.

Sunday, April 20, 2014
2:00 pm Pacific
The Gulf of Tonkin Events – Fifty Years Later: A Footnote to the History of the Vietnam War
Chat with John White about his new book. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize winner Deborah J. Nelson.