Playing with fire

Highlights from event on May 18, 2006, in order: Therm's Tesla Coil blasts electricity in the form of small lightning bolts, and it's juxtaposed with Thermo Kraken, a metalwork sculpture that shoots and drips fire; Nate Smith's "Fire Vortex" shoots a fire tornado as high as 20 feet in the air; Bob Hofmann's "Wishing Well"; San Francisco performance troupe Vau de Vire Society onstage.