Euphoria 2015 Dates


The FAI Board of Directors and Events Committee would like to announce the following dates for 2015:

  • Euphoria will be held April 30 - May 4, 2015 @ Cherokee Farms

So mark your calendars, start saving for tickets, and start planning your art. Ticket information and other details will be released later, stay tuned to The Alchemist for that announcement.

 

Euphoria is here!


Here are some reminders about essential to review/know in case you missed any of it in the middle of your last minute scramble to get ready:

 

  • Print your ticket and bring your ID

 

  • All minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Bring some non-perishables for the food drive!

 

  • Be prepared for rain and very cold temperatures at night. Layers, tarps, boots, and all that jazz

 

  • Gate opens at 9AM on Thursday and is open through through the burn

 Be safe and see you all soon!

 

Alchemist Vol 8, No 6 - March 5 2014


he Alchemist
Alchemist Vol. 8.6
March 5th, 2014

Volunteer Schedules Open

Next BOD Meeting

Next Ranger Training

Alchemy 2014 Dates and ELT Callout

Firefly Art Grants

Art Callout for the Atlanta Beltline

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Hey all you beautiful humans! It's that time, the volunteer schedules are open! So get out there and get your Communal Effort on! We burn in four weeks, so let's get started building our city!

Have any questions about volunteering your time? Are you a virgin and have no idea how to help? Feel free to email volunteers@euphoriaburn.com

http://euphoriaburn.com/volunteer

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The Flashpoint Artists Initiative BOD will meet on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 1pm. Dusty will be hosting again.

3422 Wynnewood Lane
Duluth, GA 30096

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Ranger Training will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2014, at 3p. Dusty will be hosting so come for the BOD meeting stay for the training.

3422 Wynnewood Lane
Duluth, GA 30096

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Alchemy '14 dates have been set for October 2-6.

We are still taking applicagtions for the Event Lead Team. If you want to be a part, or if you have a team you'd like to put forward, go to http://alchemyburn.com/form/alchemy-2014-event-lead-callout and apply now.

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Hi Alchemy!

Greetings from Boston, MA :) My name is Rachel Bee and I'm on the Board for the Northeast regional burn, Firefly.

For the first time this year, Firefly Arts Collective is offering a Burner Exchange grant to help transport art from other burns to our event in Vermont.

We'd love it if you could spread the news of this grant to your community. Applications are open now until March 30, and folks will have to register for a ticket between Mar 2 - 24 to be eligible.

More info here:
http://fireflyartscollective.org/art-grants/burner-exchange-grants/

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Let's get some Burner Art on the Beltline!

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for artists to solicit outdoor, temporary works of art for presentation on the Atlanta BeltLine in the fall of 2014. The upcoming exhibition represents Art on the Atlanta BeltLine’s fifth year in presenting visual and performing art on more than eight miles of the Atlanta BeltLine corridor. Art on the Atlanta BeltLine kicks off on Saturday, September 6, 2014 with the annual Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade.

Go to http://beltline.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Art-on-the-Atlanta-BeltLi... for more information!

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Contact Us (You can reach the Board of Directors any time by emailing
us at board@alchemyburn.com)

The BOD meeting calendar can be found on the Alchemy

website http://alchemyburn.com/board

The BOD meeting minutes can also be found on the Alchemy

website: http://alchemyburn.com/board/minutes

Euphoria 2014 Art Fundraiser


Attention Euphorians!  We are pleased to announce the start of the Euphoria 2014 online art fundraiser.  This year, projects will be funded via two complementary mechanisms: individual donations, as in years past, as well as $3500 set aside by the ELT specifically to fund art.  Here's how it will work.  First, people with existing Alchemyburn.com accounts will be allotted ten votes to cast toward the art projects they'd like to see at Euphoria.  Funding will be awarded among projects proportional to the amount of the total vote count they received.  This voting portion of the fundraiser will run for five days, from 2/16-2/21.  At the end of the voting period any project whose vote total indicates they won't be fully funded by Org money will have two more days to make up the shortfall via individual donations.  The Fundraiser will end on Fenruary 23rd and awarded funds will be dispersed to artists soon after.

Of course some of this is tentative, and we will make sure to inform you of any changes as we continue with this process.

To view projects, cast votes, and donate money go to: http://tickets.alchemyburn.com/art/

Alchemist Vol 8, No 5 - February 7 2014


The Alchemist
Alchemist Vol. 8.5
February 7th, 2014

Euphoria 2014 is Sold Out

Euphoria Art Fundraiser Submission Deadline

Swag & Banner Design Submission Info

Theme Camp Registration Opens

Euphoria Food Drive Information

Scholarship Ticket Details

Euphoria Service Dog Registration

Euphoria Ranger Training

 

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Euphoria 2014 is Sold Out

 

Yes, all tickets for Euphoria 2014 have been sold. Do not despair, however! Keep your eyes open for people reselling their tickets as the event gets closer.

 

Read on! This Alchemist is full of information YOU NEED TO KNOW about Euphoria. So read carefully, and contact eventleads@euphoriaburn.com with any questions!

 

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Euphoria Art Fundraiser Submission Deadline & Information

 

Euphoria has set aside $3500 to fund art!  The window for art grant proposals is necessarily a brief one.  The deadline for submissions will be Sunday, February 9th, and the online fundraiser will start the following day.  

 

The link to submit your grant proposal is here:

http://tinyurl.com/ArtGrantApp

 

The fundraiser itself will run for two weeks, from 2/10-2/24.  This will leave artists roughly 1 month to organize and/or create their projects. Using your Euphoriaburn.com account, each Euphoria attendee will be allocated 10 ballots that you can cast for your preferred projects.  At the end of the fundraiser, money will be disbursed proportionally based on the total percentage of ballots that project received.  Additionally, individuals will also be able to donate to projects out of their own pocket, and these funds will supplement org funding.  While projects funded by the ballot process will be capped at a maximum award of $450 (in order to allow the maximum number of art projects to be funded), individual donations are not limited in any way.

 

Have questions?  Email art@euphoriaburn.com

 

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Swag and Banner Design Submission Information

 

One of the first things that people see when they get to Euphoria is our participant created sign. We are looking for a creative artist (or more!) to participate in creating this experience. You bring the art and the creativity and we will fund it. It doesn't have to be a big rectangle - get creative! It can even be a computer graphic (.CAD or vector) that we have printed up. Bring us your ideas! Email us at eventleads@Euphoriaburn.com

 

We also want YOU to create the swag design for this year's Euphoria.

A few things to keep in mind:

-Specify the material you think you think the swag can be made out of (Metal, wood, plastic, sculpey, brains, etc)

- Be prepared for us to need to tweak your idea just a little in order to make it happen.

- You will also be sworn to absolute secrecy! Don't ruin the surprise!

 

Please send your submission to eventleads@Euphoriaburn.com by no later than February 14th 2014

 

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Theme Camp Registration

 

Theme camp and sound camp registration is up! Please remember that you MUST register your theme camp if you want placement for 2014. Registration is not required if your camo would rather land-grab any of the non-reserved areas. All SOUND camps must register in order to use amplified sound equipment.

 

The links can be found here:

 

http://euphoriaburn.com/content/theme-camp-registration-form

 

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Euphoria Food Drive Information

 

Attention all Euphorians:

 

This is Kim, one of the coleads for LNT. I am running  Euhporia's very first food drive to benefit a local food pantry in Lafayette, GA called the Care Mission. This a great opportunity to get the burn community involved to give back to the Lafayette Community. I am asking for you to bring nonperishable food items such as:

 

- canned goods (such as chicken, tuna, beans, soups, veggies, fruits, etc)

- dry goods  (such as boxed crackers, cereal, granola bars, oatmeal, etc)

- boxed complete meals

- pasta/rice products

- dried fruit

- peanut butter and jelly

 

**There is also a need for condiments (ketchup, mustard, mayo) as well as sugar, flour, cornmeal, and vegetable oil. **

 

Burners should bring items specifically for the food drive but at the end of the burn, if you have any unopened items that would be appropriate please feel free to donate those as well! With 888 participants, if every person brought one item our food drive would be a stellar success!

 

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Euphoria 2014 Scholarship Ticket Information

 

Euphoria will be providing 20 scholarship tickets to the burn this year. To apply for a scholarship ticket, please submit ONE 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper detailing (in whatever form you choose) why you feel you deserve a scholarship ticket. We want you to get creative!

 

All submissions must be mailed (yes, that’s right, with a stamp and everything) and postmarked no later than 2/17 to be considered.

 

Submit all scholarship tickets to:

 

Euphoria ELT
1680 Newton Ave SE

Atlanta, GA 30316

 

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Euphoria Service Dog Registration

Please note, this is for Service dogs only! Pets are not allowed at Euphoria.
If you want to bring a service dog to Euphoria, please fill out this form so we can do our best to accommodate you.
You must keep your dog on lead at all times. No lead longer than 6 feet. You must pick up after your dog. When you arrive, tell the Gate you have your dog. They will check you off of a list they have there. Then, report to Connexus to get your dog tag and to make sure the camp we have you registered with is up to date. The tag we provided must be on the dog at all times. Any dog found not wearing its tag may be removed from the site at our discretion.
http://euphoriaburn.com/content/service-dog-registration-form
 

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Euphoria Ranger Training

The first of 2 pre-event off-site trainings will be held on Saturday, February 8th at 3PM in the Chamblee/Brookhaven area. If you are interested in being a Ranger at Euphoria you MUST attend training. If you’re in the Atlanta area it is encouraged that you attend a training pre-event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/206784822850579

 

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Next BOD Meeting

February 8th, 3PM.

Dusty's House
3422 Wynnewood Ln


Duluth, GA 30096

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Contact Us

You can reach the Board of Directors any time by emailing us at
board@alchemyburn.com



The BOD meeting calendar can be found on the Alchemy website:
http://alchemyburn.com/board



The BOD meeting minutes can also be found on the Alchemy website:
http://alchemyburn.com/board/minutes

2014 Scholarship Ticket Information


Euphoria will be providing 20 scholarship tickets to the burn this year. To apply for a scholarship ticket, please submit ONE 8 ½” x 11” sheet of paper detailing (in whatever form you choose) why you feel you deserve a scholarship ticket. We want you to get creative!

 

All submissions must be mailed (yes, that’s right, with a stamp and everything) and postmarked no later than 2/17 to be considered.
 

Submit all scholarship tickets to:
 

Euphoria ELT
1680 Newton Ave SE

Atlanta, GA 30316

 

2014 Entrance Sign & Schwag Design call Out


One of the first thing that people see when they get to Euphoria is our participant created sign. We are looking for a creative artist (or more!) to participate in creating this experience. You bring the art and the creativity and we will fund it. It doesn't have to be a big rectangle - get creative! It can even be a computer graphic (.CAD or vector) that we have printed up. Bring us your ideas! Email us at eventleads@Euphoriaburn.com

 

We also want YOU to create the schwag design for this year's Euphoria.

 

A few things to keep in mind:

 

-Specify the material you think you think the schwag can be made out of (Metal, wood, plastic, sculpey, brains, etc)

- Be prepared for us to need to tweak your idea just a little in order to make it happen.

- You will also be sworn to absolute secrecy! Don't ruin the surprise!

Please send your submission to eventleads@Euphoriaburn.com by no later than February 14th 2014

Alchemist Vol 8, No 4 - January 27 2014


The Alchemist
Alchemist Vol. 8.4
January 27th, 2014

Election Results
BOD Meeting Rescheduled
Alchemy Dates
Alchemy Event Lead Callouts
Euphoria Team Lead Announcement
Euphoria Second Round Sales
Euphoria Service Dog Registration
Euphoria Ranger Training
Euphoria Artist Callouts
Euphoria Effigy Pre-Build

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Election Results

David: 95
John: 49
Sunshine: 95
Shawman: 94
Jessica: 120

We welcome our new board members: Jessica, Sunshine and David!

All candidates deserve a thanks for offering their time and talents to serve the community.

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BOD Meeting Rescheduled

We originally had a BOD meeting scheduled right after the end of elections on January 26th but due to several schedule complications the meeting was moved back to Saturday, February 8th. The meeting will still take place at Dusty’s house at 3 PM.

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Alchemy Dates

Alchemy dates are locked in! Because of the rescheduling of other events at Cherokee Farms Alchemy will be returning to it’s typical dates of the first weekend in October. That’s the weekend of the 4th and 5th.
More info on ticket prices, entry caps, specific entry dates and times and general event info will come as we get closer.

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Alchemy Event Lead Callouts

The application for the AELT is now available. Any who are interested in being a part of the Alchemy Event Lead Team should fill out the form here: http://alchemyburn.com/form/alchemy-2014-event-lead-callout

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Euphoria Team Leads

We’ve had a lot of news coming at ya recently. If you haven’t had a chance to meet your 2014 Euphoria Team Leads, check them out now! An awesome team of dedicated burners have volunteered their time and expertise to make everyone’s burn awesome.

http://euphoriaburn.com/news/2014/01/euphoria-2014-team-leads-selected

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Euphoria Second Round Sales

https://alchemy.thundertix.com/

Just like the first round of tickets, use this link to purchase. You do NOT need to go to the euphoriaburn.com site to purchase tickets.

The last set of 444 tickets will be available for sale on Feb 1st at 12:30 PM.

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Euphoria Service Dog Registration

Please note, this is for Service dogs only! Pets are not allowed at Euphoria.
If you want to bring a service dog to Euphoria, please fill out this form so we can do our best to accommodate you.
You must keep your dog on lead at all times. No lead longer than 6 feet. You must pick up after your dog. When you arrive, tell the Gate you have your dog. They will check you off of a list they have there. Then, report to Connexus to get your dog tag and to make sure the camp we have you registered with is up to date. The tag we provided must be on the dog at all times. Any dog found not wearing its tag may be removed from the site at our discretion.
http://euphoriaburn.com/content/service-dog-registration-form

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Euphoria Ranger Training

The first of 2 pre-event off-site trainings will be held on Saturday, February 8th at 3PM in the Chamblee/Brookhaven area. If you are interested in being a Ranger at Euphoria you MUSt attend training. If you’re in the Atlanta area it is encouraged that you attend a training pre-event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/206784822850579

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Euphoria Artist Callouts

Due to budget and time constraints, there will not be a physical fundraiser event.  Instead, we'll be doing a purely online fundraiser!  Here's how it will work:
Euphoria has set aside $3500 to fund art!  Using your Euphoriaburn.com account, each Euphoria attendee will be allocated 10 ballots that you can cast for your preferred projects.  At the end of the fundraiser, money will be disbursed proportionally based on the total percentage of ballots that project received.  Additionally, individuals will also be able to donate to projects out of their own pocket, and these funds will supplement org funding.  While projects funded by the ballot process will be capped at a maximum award of $450 (in order to allow the maximum number of art projects to be funded), individual donations are not limited in any way.
The window for art grant proposals is necessarily a brief one.  The deadline for submissions will be Sunday, February 9th, and the online fundraiser will start the following day.  The fundraiser itself will run for two weeks, from 2/10-2/24.  This will leave artists roughly 1 month to organize and/or create their projects. Have questions?  Email art@euphoriaburn.com
http://euphoriaburn.com/news/2014/01/euphoria-2014-artist-callout

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Euphoria Effigy Pre-Build

Effigy is recruiting! We would like some additional people to round out the crew and join us in bringing this year's Effigy to life. There will be 3 Pre-builds (links below) in addition to the build weekend at Cherokee Farms. For those interested in the pre-builds there is a facebook group to schedule the dates: https://www.facebook.com/groups/euphoriaburn/permalink/764811670218946

Artists: we have an opportunity for you to add your art to the Effigy that does not require travel, can be done on your own schedule, and that you can easily bring with you to the event. Please message Jelli Beane or e-mail Jelli.beane@gmail.com for details.

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Next BOD Meeting

February 8th, 3PM.

Dusty's House
3422 Wynnewood Ln
Duluth, GA 30096

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Contact Us



You can reach the Board of Directors any time by emailing us at
board@alchemyburn.com



The BOD meeting calendar can be found on the Alchemy website:
http://alchemyburn.com/board



The BOD meeting minutes can also be found on the Alchemy website:
http://alchemyburn.com/board/minutes

Euphoria 2014 Team Leads Selected


Hello everyone. The Event Lead Team here. We would like to announce to you the Euphoria 2014 list of Team Leads. The list is a mix of the usual suspects and some new folks who decided to step up their game.

The Team Lead positions for First Aid and Center Camp are still unclaimed. There is still a chance for anyone to step up. If you are interested, fill out and application or contact the ELT at eventleads@euphoriaburn.com
 

Art                                         Jesse Miller

Conclave                             Jackie Clinton

Effigy                                    Evans Manrique

EMS                                     Mel Roberts

Fire Safety                          Cat McEarchern , Sean Anderson, Ean Loire

Lamplighters                     Ash Monogue, Ashta Monogue

LNT                                      Kip Killington, Kim Ranallo

Logistics                             Snarky Snarky

PET                                      Owen Dean, Kirsten Milliken, Rebecca Hattaway (Tiger Lilly)

Placement/Sound             Andy (Fixxer) Owens, Michael Greenfield

Public Works                      Aaron Starnes, Jamie Ouderkirk, Tunna Kerosene, Max (Zipline) Crain

Rangers                              Jen Mitchell, Corey DeMontigny, Rachael (Bubble) Mosley

Teardown                           Lee (Twinkie) Sims

Temple                                Justin Boudreau

Tranquility Base                 Jason Greenie, Johnny McGuire, Sarah McManus, Morgan Pike

Volunteers                          Seth Williams-Welch

Please join us in thanking them for choosing to dedicate lots of time, energy, and other resources to help bring us another burn for our community to thrive. Stay tuned for information on how you can get involved as well

 

Alchemist Vol 8, No 3 - January 14, 2014


The Alchemist
Alchemist Vol. 8.3
January 14th, 2014

Link for Ticket Sales
Town Hall Meeting Info
FAI Logo Submissions

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Link for Ticket Sales

https://alchemy.thundertix.com/
 

This is the link to purchase your Euphoria tickets! They go on sale tomorrow (January 15th, 2014) at 8 PM. You do NOT need to go to the euphoria website to access the tickets, use this link to go there directly. Tickets are $66.60 each with a maximum of four tickets sold at a time. There will 444 tickets available this round. A second round of 444 tickets will be available on February 1st.

Again, bookmark this link and go there directly at 8PM to purchase your tickets: https://alchemy.thundertix.com/

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Town Hall Meeting

There will be a Town Hall Meeting this Saturday, the 18th at 2:00 PM.Town Hall will be held at Kaleidoscape. Address: 825 Warner St, Atlanta, GA 30310
 For those of you who live outside of Atlanta or will have trouble attending, the Town Hall will be streaming live on the internet here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/alchemy-euphoria-town-hall

For those of you watching online, you can have your questions compiled for the Q&A portion by sending an e-mail to townhall@alchemyburn.com

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FAI Logo Submissions

As you probably know we’ve recently transitioned to a new nonprofit. Flashpoint Artists Initiative is looking for some people to gift their time and skills to making us a new logo. FAI isn’t just around to produce Euphoria and Alchemy, we look forward to reaching out to our local community in LaFayette, Atlanta and beyond to facilitate art and be good neighbors. Because of that, the logo doesn’t necessarily have to include the Alchemy or Euphoria logos.

Send us what you’ve got! Even if you’re not artistically inclined and have a good idea, send a description or sketch and maybe an artist will be willing to bring it to life for you.

Submissions can go to rangernugget@gmail.com

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Next BOD Meeting

January 26th, 3PM.
Dusty's House


3422 Wynnewood Ln
, Duluth, GA 30096

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Contact Us

You can reach the Board of Directors any time by emailing us at
board@alchemyburn.com

The BOD meeting calendar can be found on the Alchemy website:
http://alchemyburn.com/board

The BOD meeting minutes can also be found on the Alchemy website:
http://alchemyburn.com/board/minutes

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