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
7.19.18
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
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
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
8.30.16
Facebook

Burning Man's Supposed to Be Off the Grid, But Burners Are Looking for Pokémon

Can Pokémon Go nerds go a week without catching them all?
Madison Margolin
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
thump news

Can't Make it to Burning Man? You Can Now Stream it Anywhere

The live stream will run through September 5.
Britt Julious
8.29.16
Features

The Six Types of People Who Will Ruin Burning Man Just by Being There

A handy guide to the people you should run away from when you see them in Black Rock City.
Austin Gebbia (AKA Dear Morni)
8.26.16
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

Burning Man Just Purchased Property in Nevada For Year-Round Activities

The property includes wetlands, natural spring pools, and a geyser.
Britt Julious
6.11.16
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