Black Rock City

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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.
River Donaghey
7.20.18
video

Burning Man, Brazilian Homages to Hip-Hop, and Big Data Roses | Culture Beat Episode 3

We head to the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, campsite home of the legendary Burning Man festival.
The Creators Project
9.22.16
Art

The Coolest Art & Architecture at Burning Man 2016

A fire-breathing octopus is but one of the brain-bursting sights out of this year's Black Rock City.
Beckett Mufson
9.1.16
Art

A 747 Jumbo Jet Is Burning Man's Mobile Nightclub

The Big Imagination Foundation's Black Rock City project is BIG.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.31.16
Features

Music Wasn’t Meant to Be Part of Burning Man—So What’s This Genre Called Playa Tech?

How the rise of the internet and a bunch of DJs playing music on top of mutant art cars brought beats to The Burn in a whole new way.
David Garber
8.31.16
Art

Burning Man’s Largest Audio Visualizer? A 1,000' Light Tunnel

The 'Sonic Runway' visualizes sound waves across 32 steel gates rigged with LED light strips.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.30.16
Art

Inside the Burning Man Installation Dedicated to Grief and Transformation

At the center of the 'Śiṣya' is a 16-foot-tall oblique structure where Burners are encouraged to write their own personal stories of loss.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.29.16
Art

Help Bring Burning Man a Walk-in Kaleidoscope

If you want the full Burning Man experience without drugs, the 'Musical Periscope' just might be the answer.
Beckett Mufson
7.6.16
thump news

The FBI Admits to Spying on Burning Man

They could've just used the live-stream.
Michelle Lhooq
9.7.15
burning man

Burning Man Asks: How Would You Design Black Rock City?

Enter a competition to redesign the legendary site of the annual Burning Man Festival.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.18.15
Design

[First Look] Inside This Year's Burning Man Temple

The Dreamers Guild's 'Temple of Promise' design depicts basic human needs through outlandish architecture.
Adam Rothstein
8.7.15
Film

Return To Burning Man With This High-Flying Drone Tour

Feeling the Burning Man blues? Let this drone flyover take you back to Black Rock City.
Emerson Rosenthal
9.8.14
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