Burning Man is an annual festival held in the high desert wilderness of northern Nevada. Each year around Labor Day, thousands of artists, performers and free spirits converge for a week-long celebration that culminates in the ritual burning of an enormous human effigy. Participants build a temporary community in the Black Rock Desert, and call it Black Rock City. The event has also been described as: "a gathering of people doing weird stuff in the desert". Burning Man Events Arts and Entertainment Nevada United States North America Regional.
Burning Man is an annual gathering that takes place at Black Rock City—a temporary community erected in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Burning Man is an annual gathering in the western United States at Black Rock City?a temporary city erected in the Black Rock Desert of northwest Nevada, approximately north-northeast of Reno. The late summer event is described as an experiment in community and art, influenced by ten main principles: "radical" inclusion, self-reliance, and self-expression, as well as community cooperation, civic responsibility, gifting, decommodification, participation, immediacy, and leaving no trace.
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- The Burning Man Project www
Official site, Burning Man Project, with the essential survival guide, a guide for first-timers, message boards, information about volunteering, city ordinances, art installations, theme camps and villages, press kit, and ticket sales.
- Open Wikitravel Black Rock City www
Open source travel guide to BRC, Black Rock City, featuring information on attractions, nightlife, tips and more. Wikitravel Black Rock City.
- Works CoolingMan www
Works to offset greenhouse gas emissions from travel to Black Rock City and playa activities. CoolingMan. Users can calculate emissions, then plant trees or donate to renewable energy projects. CoolingMan.
- Links The Burning Man Archive www
Links to many relevant sites, Burning Man Archive, listed by year, up to 2002. The Burning Man Archive.
- Citizens The Black Rock Rangers www
Citizens of Black Rock City who volunteer their time to facilitate the safety and well-being of others. Black Rock Rangers. Reasons for being a ranger, how to apply, events calendar, survival guide, resources and community information. The Black Rock Rangers.
- Group Burners Without Borders www
Group that works to make changes beyond Black Rock City by doing volunteer work. Without Borders. Includes weblog of their 6-month Hurricane Katrina work, photographs, and information about volunteering or donating. An intrinsic part of the 2007 Green Man theme. Burners Without Borders.
- A Burning Man Radio Frequency Assignments www
A list of station names and frequencies assigned. Burning Man Radio Frequency Assignments.
- Phoenix Temple (2003) www
Phoenix Temple (2003).
- Robotic Zsu Zsu (2008) www
Robotic crybaby drama queen, Zsu (2008), hiding in her trailer, beside a miniature Eiffel Tower. Zsu Zsu (2008).
- Colorado's Apogaea www
Colorado's annual burn, Apogaea, spanning 4 days in June. Apogaea.
- Michigan's Lakes Of Fire www
Michigan's annual burn, Fire, spanning 4 days in June. Lakes Of Fire.
- Galleries Scott London's Burning Man Photos www
Galleries of professional images by photojournalist Scott London. Scott London's Burning Man Photos.
- Spanning CmdrMark's Burning Man Photos www
Spanning 2000 to 2003, Burning Man Photos, including essays and tips. CmdrMark's Burning Man Photos.
- Joyce Opera's Siren Song in the Desert (Wired) www
Joyce Slaton covers the Burning Man Opera in 1999. Siren Song in the Desert (Wired). Opera's Siren Song in the Desert (Wired).
- Priming for Burning Man (NYTimes) www
Priming for Burning Man (NYTimes).
- Group Midwest Burners www
Group based in Lawrence/Kansas City, Burners, Kansas area. Hosts InterFuse, a burn held in Spring in the northern Missouri Ozarks. Midwest Burners.
- List The Relatively Official Boston Burners Hotlist www
List of relevant links and mailing lists for New England and Boston-area burners The Relatively Official Boston Burners Hotlist.
- Brad Three Fantastic Burning Man Stories by Brad www
Brad Templeton presents three tales of synchronicity and cosmic coincidence on the playa. Three Fantastic Burning Man Stories by Brad.
- Essays, Bruce Damer's Burning Man Pages www
Essays, Damer's Burning Man Pages, personal reflections, and photography covering 1999 to 2007. Bruce Damer's Burning Man Pages.
- Based The Western Folklife Center www
Based in Elko, Western Folklife Center,and dedicated to documenting and preserving the arts of culture of the American West. They host the annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering and maintain an extensive archive. The Western Folklife Center.
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