Burning Man

Beautiful San Francisco

On Tony and Chelsea Northrup’s show<p>I was recently on their fun YouTube show and I critiqued a lot of different photos. We also got into all other …

San Francisco

Hey Burning Man, the government wants you to stop pooping everywhere

You’re dancing in your homemade unicorn costume, about 20 minutes from peaking on the gluten-free peyote you dosed yourself with, when suddenly, you …

Offbeat News

6 of Burning Man's Most Epic Man Burns Ever

As the name goes, <b>Burning Man</b> is full of burns. Sunday night's Temple Burn is a beautiful, sombering display; dozens of art pieces, camp structures …

San Francisco

The Pottie Project: Birth of a Movement

The art theme of Burning Man 2000 was “The Body.” Ironically, that year, the collective actions of Burner bodies would almost end our event and send …

Black Rock

Government to Burning Man Ravers: Please Poop in Bags Now

The Bureau of Land Management has suggested Burners use more "pee bottles" and "poop bags" this year.<p>Burning Man is based on ten core principles. Some of these tenants are basically just vague hippie garble, like practicing "radical self-expression" and making a "communal effort," but others are …

Los Angeles

Burning Man wants people to stop pooing in 'deep playa'

In an effort to keep the Black Rock Desert clean during and after Burning Man, event organizers are urging patrons to stop pooing in the 'deep playa'.<p>…

Festivals

Burning Man Asks Attendees To Stop Pooping In the Playa

Each year, Burners come from all over to attend <b>Burning</b> <b>Man</b> for a week. With so many people in a desert, there’s bound to be some conundrums. This time …

Electronic Music

An All-Day, All-Night Dance Party for Your Saturday Enjoyment

The party people behind ebb + flow are throwing a day-into-night party called Summer Bliss this Saturday.<p>It's going down at Bushwick's Paper Box, …

Outdoors

Burning Man artist leaving San Francisco warehouse looking for new space for robots

An artist known for his flame-throwing sculptures at Burning Man and work in the machine art scene, says he is being evicted from his warehouse in San Francisco.<p>Kal Spelletich, the host of several local art events, has showcased his work internationally and locally for years, fashioning his …

San Francisco

Poop is beginning to be a big problem at Burning Man, authorities say

At Burning Man, an annual celebration of experimental art and counterculture in the dusty Nevada desert, experts are contending with the difficult — but necessary — question of human waste.<p>In a recent report, the Bureau of Land Management described the proliferation of attendees who have apparently …

Black Rock

Multi-Regional Summit: Danger Ranger Talks Past, Present and Future

By Ed Fletcher a.k.a. Major Sexy Pants<p>On June 7–10, Burner community leaders from Northern California and Nevada gathered among towering Sierra …

Festivals

Designers Seek Funding for Massive Mirrored Orb to Hover Over Burning Man 2018

Burning Man is always home to creative art installations that bring together the Black Rock Desert community over the course of the weeklong festival. And now, Bjarke Ingels and Jakob Lange of Danish architecture firm BIG are looking to make a statement at the 2018 Burning Man Festival with <i>The …

Photos

HYJYNX

HYJYNX has been moving souls and blowing minds since 2001 as a founding member of Ninja Skillz in Los Angeles. His style is an ever evolving blend of …

Black Rock

'Burners' pack Castro Theatre to celebrate life of Burning Man founder

Larry Harvey, the man behind the global movement and annual event "Burning Man," was honored at San Francisco's Castro Theatre on Saturday …

San Francisco

A Sneak Preview of the Stunning, Enormous Art Coming to Burning Man 2018

The best 2018 <b>Burning Man</b> art is already coming together at warehouses, art studios, and maker collectives all over the world. We’ve got a sneak peak …

San Francisco

Burning Man organizers: No fences around major burns this year

RENO, Nev. – The organizers of the Burning Man festival in Nevada have decided against ringing their massive effigy burns with fences, a year after a man ran into the flames and died.<p>Organizers last year surrounded their second major “burn” with a fence after Aaron Joel Mitchell, 41, ran into the …

News

The Best Music Festivals for the Rest of the Summer

The season is half over, but these festivals will give you a summer to remember.<p>The music festival scene has gone gangbusters. Ashley Flohr, the …

Festivals

Venmo, Zelle and Cash App are tops in mobile peer-to-peer payments: A Foolish Take

Venmo, Zelle, and Square Cash dominate the P2P payment market.<p>More Americans are paying each other using mobile apps than ever. From 2018 to 2021, the total value of mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions in the U.S. could rise from $156.49 billion to $244.03 billion, according to eMarketer.<p>Zelle …

News (U.S.)

Thanks for Giving Thanks: Celebrating Larry Harvey’s Life and Legacy on the Solstice

When we invited you to celebrate the life of Larry Harvey on the Summer Solstice and the 32nd anniversary of the first Burning Man, we knew you’d …

San Francisco

Temple Galaxia Is Headed to Playa One Triangle at a Time

Galaxia, the 2018 Temple, measures its progress — and success — in people and triangles. A whole lotta triangles.<p>The build crews in San Francisco and …

San Francisco

The Art Of Burning Man Looks Amazing Inside The Smithsonian

Every year in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, tens of thousands of people assemble for a hot, dust-covered, drug-filled, creative explosion that includes dozens of sprawling art installations. And as the celebration comes to a close, many artists burn their own creations, taking any ashy remaining …

Art

Burning Man Photo Editing

This Week on Passport<p>Today’s how-to video for Passport members is a bit longer than usual. I usually try to keep them under 5 minutes, but this one …

Photo Editing

Burning Man Great Train Wreck

Ashley Williams is live with the artists building The Grain Train Wreck, a collaboration between Sacramento and Reno artists.

Wreck

Listen To Diplo’s 2017 Sunset Set From Burning Man

When most people see Diplo behind the decks, they probably expect to hear loud, banging, EDM hits mixed in with the latest hip-hop chart toppers. It …

Diplo

This week, BIG planned a Burning Man installation and Foster + Partners unveiled the Macau Apple Store

This week, BIG launched a campaign to crowdfund for a huge mirrored sphere at Burning Man festival and Foster + Partners completed a new Apple Store …

Apple Store

Huge Mirrored Sphere at the Burning Man

BIG Architects launched a crowdfunding to finance their last project : a gigantic mirrored sphere that will be suspended on the main scene reflecting …

Avant-garde

30-ton disco ball destined for Nevada desert

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bjarke Ingels ' architecture practice has set its sights on building an inflatable, 30-ton disco ball in the Nevada desert for the 2018 edition of Burning Man.<p>Spearheaded by BIG partner Jakob Lange and the practice's special project unit, The Orb is a reflective, 1:500,000 scale …

Black Rock

Diplo's 2017 Robot Heart set at Burning Man set surfaces

Diplo’s 2017 Robot Heart set at Burning Man set surfaces<p>People normally associate Burning Man with a crowd of happy-go-lucky hippies losing …

Die Hard

The Best Burning Man Travel Tips From Our Readers

This week Hack Your City went to Black Rock City, the seasonal settlement that fills up every August for Burning Man. Readers gave tips for surviving …

Black Rock

BIG inflatable disco ball headed to Burning Man

Burning Man isn't exactly lacking in interesting art and architecture, but the next annual desert gathering may feature a large inflatable mirrored …

Crowd Funding