MYSTIC MIDWAY UNIVERSAL UPDATE
With SPRING right around the corner the GOLDFIRE is…HUMMING!
The CREATIVE communities of SF have found a HOME at GOLDHIVE.
Though the paint is still drying on the walls, our first month is well under way and the space is exploding with events, projects and more...
Come take a look at the explosion of activity hummin’ in the hive...
2018 Season is going well, big thanks to our donors so far for their help with launching the Goldhive space and its associated costs. We need WAY more $$$ to help to keep things going! Please donate if you believe in the community magic we are creating, it’s honestly the absolute best way to support the Mystic Midway mission for transformative social theater!
GOLDHIVE VENUE STATUS
SO MUCH WORK has been done to create not only the amazing space (Skot Kuiper here’s looking at you!) but also the Keepers of the Hive who are the core community that bring the Goldhive alive.
We are so grateful to a those that came out and helped to make our AQUARIAN PAGAN SPACE DISCO soft launch event a smashing success!
Special thanks to Laura, MG, Bramani, Sylvia, Harrison, Jaron, Sean Lee, Roxanne and many others! Take a peek HERE at a few pics
Please let us know if you’d like to know more about booking this amazing venue - contact Scott@mysticmidway.com
THANK YOU once again to HTC for donating two VIVE VR HEADSETS to MYSTIC MIDWAY!
Expect to visit the Midway in VR very soon!
GOLDHIVE CHARTER & STANDARDS (in development!)
We are currently co-creating a set of STANDARDS and social agreements to help guide, maintain and nurture a healthy thriving community.
GOLDHIVE CHARTER (in formation) A few phrase tossed around: ‘Cultural incubator’, Creative Community Magic Social Circle’, ‘Space for Playful Innovation’...
GOLDHIVE VALUES (taken from a community sourced whiteboard) Communication, Inclusion, Consent, Integrity, Stating Boundaries, Collectivity, Cooperation, Participation,Presence, Facilitate Joy, Innovation, Risk, Play, Attunement, Collaborate, Challenge, Self-Supportive, Overcoming Fear, Accountability
March 18th - Costume sale & pancake brunch!
11am-4pm 354 5th st
Costumes & Props Galore! Pancakes! DJs! Costume Swap!
March 21st - GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE MIXED REALITY MIXER
Featuring Goldhive/ Mystic Midway Ensemble and community, The Spookeasy Lounge and much more!
“ARS Sine Scientia” cocreator Eveline Darroch will be onhand to share:
An exploration in sound and the results in a vaulted cathedral accompanied by the video content created by Jonathan Bernbaum mapped onto the architecture. With an interactive AI app for the audience by DeKai, the creator of Google Translate.
Email email@example.com for YOUR SECRET INVITATION to this private mixer!
March 30th - In Fabula Veritas - Gatsby and the Great Race
Buy Advance Tix NOW: https://e.sparxo.com/GATSBY-AND-THE-GREAT-RACE-an-IFV-production
An immersive production of the famous Call of Cthulhu RPG scenario that casts 24 players as the high society socialites attending Gatsby’s fateful garden party. This 5-hour experience features gourmet catering, drinks and four amazing Keepers running the game who hail from LA, Portland and SF. STRICTLY LIMITED PLAYER COUNT. THIS WILL SELL OUT. Tickets available now!
March 31st - Goldhive Salon - Feast of Fools
Buy Advance Tix NOW: https://e.sparxo.com/GOLDHIVE-SALON--Feast-of-Fools
JOIN US for a dazzling evening showcasing the VERY BEST CREATORS and VISIONARIES The SF/Bay Area has to offer!
This VERY FIRST in a series of MONTHLY Goldhive Salons celebrates the regenerative currents of FESTIVAL-FANTASY-FOOLISHNESS & PLAY as powerful ALLIES
SQUIDSYNTH - http://ericmedine.com/squidsynth-vrdj/
TRIBAL BAROQUE - Operatic Sacred Fantasy Theater
MYSTIC MIDWAY ENSEMBLE- Embodied Visions of Queenly Effulgence - IfnWhendy, Larissa Archer, Sylvia Brallier and others
STEFAN G-Psychedelicious visuals!
RACHEL DEBOER-BODYART! www.racheldeboer.com
CHRIS FOXX- Swingjazz remix Maestro!
WESLEY MORGAN- Swamp Noir Jazz- http://www.thewesleymorgan.com/
ART*LIVE MUSIC*PERFORMANCE* FASHION* NU TECH* MIXED REALITY*BODY ART* IMMERSIVE THEATER* SPEAKERS* PRESENTATIONS* DEMOS
Coming in April - In Fabula Veritas - Goldhive Game Con
We have an amazing start to our Board Game Library thanks to some generous donors. We will host our first casual Goldhive Game Con in April, and open the Hive to folks who want to play pick-up tabletop games as well as run one-shot RPG scenarios. We hope to have a good number of Protospiel tables too, where the community can playtest new games from amazing creators in our midst.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved!
"In Play, Truth"
Goldhive Work Days
Contact Bramani and MG to find out how to get involved!
Emails: bRAMANI - email@example.com
GOLDFIRE STORY CURRENCIES
We are printing a next level iteration of our STORY CURRENCIES designed to facilitate social connection and meaningful exchange.
GOLDHIVE MYTHIC STAGE
An otherworldly portal that is crowd-reactive with hyperspacial video projection and lighting will form the centerpiece of the Goldhive stage area.
GOLDFIRE FLOWER KIOSK
A strange and wonderful bio-tech hybrid creature that will facilitate Keepers and Guests to make enchanting Story Currency interactions at Goldhive and elsewhere!
The Mystic Midway’s Midwayville has pitched 3 SUPER WEIRD SUPER SEKRET immersive/ interactive concepts to Meow Wolf for their Las Vegas location… more on this as it develops!
3x VR-capable Windows desktop PCs (i7-7700 processor, Nvidia 1060+ graphics card, 16GB RAM) with - used for our HTC VIVE VIRTUAL REALITY BAYS!
ABOUT MYSTIC MIDWAY
Mystic Midway The Mystic Midway is a sponsored arts collective. Interactive Arts and Media, a San Francisco-based 501(c)(3) organization, sponsors the Mystic Midway, allowing us to take tax-deductible donations. See more here: http://www.artsandmedia.net/cause/mystic-midway/
An ongoing transmedia project, the Mystic Midway is a community of artists, technologists, performers, and cultural visionaries. We create immersive entertainment experiences that engage participants in a way designed to bring out the best in people—as individuals and as communities. Mystic Midway’s experiences blend participatory spectacle, theatrical content, social gaming, and cross-genre performances.
RAISE THE GOLDFIRE!