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  1. Foundation plans to bring 747 plane to Burning ManRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A Los Angeles-based entrepreneur is planning to bring a 747 airplane to Burning Man, a feat he failed to accomplish at last year's festival. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that Ken Feldman says a 75-foot portion of the plane will be towed 450 miles to the Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada in time for the annual 70,000-person festival in August.


  2. Does Anyone Go Out Anymore?: San Francisco Nightlife In The Age Of Netflix And ChillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Sfist

    ... more interest in vibrant community-based events that you dress up, travel, or get naked for," Garcia says. "Burning Man camps and fundraising groups are the new promoters." There has, at least in SF's gay nightlife world , been a steady drifting ...


  3. Road trip: 9 quintessential Texas festivals that are worth the driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | CultureMap

    ... May 26-30 Burning Flipside is a step in the right direction for those thinking of experimenting with the Burning Man lifestyle. Inspired by the crazy shindig in the Nevada desert, Burning Flipside is fueled by participant-created art and ...


  4. If and When New Hampshire Becomes Its Own Nation, Blame Carla GerickeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... is running its 13th annual Porcupine Freedom Festival, a.k.a. PorcFest, which is a truly phenomenal event (think Burning Man meets FreedomFest meets the Rainbow Gathering meets Bitcoin-Up-The-Yin-Yang). Go here for details on that . Nick Gillespie ...


  5. DC gives Scooby, Flintstones, Hanna-Barbera characters new lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | The Fresno Bee

    ... they got together." Lee's take is that the group of mystery-solving misfits would meet at an event similar to Burning Man where they would face a real apocalypse. For the Johnny Quest comic series, there was little done to change the animation style ...


  6. A Magnificent Hand Crafted Giant Squid Flexes Its Mechanical Tentacles at Maker Faire Bay Area 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Laughing Squid

    Mechateuthis by Elko, Nevada sculptor Barry Crawford , is an absolutely magnificent hand crafted giant steel squid whose fully articulating tentacles flex when any or all of its eight hand cranks are turned. Taking its name from the pre-historic Megateuthis gigantea , the mechanical cephalopod was successfully funded through GoFundMe and made its debut at Burning Man 2015 .


  7. Burner BazaarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Denver Westword

    The Fusion Factory hosts a Burner Bazaar every May for the playa-bound Burning Man crowd , where local artists, craftsmen and fashionistas can sell their wares - things you didn't know you needed and things you didn't even know existed. But rest assured, every item will make your festival experience that much more fabulous.


  8. Jumbo 747 Definitely Going to Burning Man This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Sfist

    Bay Area Burners and loyal SFist readers will recall the saga of last year's 747 jumbo jet being taken to Burning Man that ended up not being taken to Burning Man . Rejoice, dust bunnies and dirt ravers, because that 747 jumbo jet - technically known as The 747 Project and being built by the Big Imagination Foundation - is definitely going to Burning Man for 2016.


  9. Video: Maker Faire sneak peekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    Skip the dusty mayhem of the playa. Here's a glimpse of Burning Man-inspired art and anarchy, still under construction, when we visited Maker Faire.


  10. Feel the 'Burn'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Mountain View Voice

    The group Milk + Honey holds Friday night dinners and sabbath services at the Burning Man festival and works to promote and spread Jewish traditions and themes in the community. Photo by Eli Zaturanski.


  11. Music and Tech Collide at Moogfest 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... ay on the street, but never meet. When one of the tall sculptures lights up, the other one disappears. GET MORE: Burning Man: Photos From The Playa


  12. Palo Alto JCC turns Burning Man into Burning MenschRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Eight trips to Burning Man have so deeply influenced Josh Stanley that he has devised a community festival - complete with towering fire sculptures - that he hopes will reflect the creativity, self-expression and spirit of that storied event. Burning Mensch, a free event in celebration of Lag B'Omer, will be held from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, in the parking lot of the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto.


  13. 3.9 earthquake felt near Burning Man siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Big News Network.com

    ... Network. GERLACH -- A magnitude 3.9 earthquake reported in rural Northern Nevada was felt near the site of the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert, seismologists said.The Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada in Reno ...


  14. Wallace experiences art culture in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Times Bulletin

    A giant glowing snail, a tyrannosaurus rex running through large crowds, and a 17-foot long flying dragon - those are just a few of the things Hope Wallace saw on her trip to Tankwa, South Africa, from April 19-May 4. Wallace did not just see the 17-foot dragon puppet, she made it. Wallace, the executive director at the Wassenberg Art Center, recently returned from AfrikaBurn 2016, which is an event that stems from Burning Man in the temporary city of Black Rock City, Nevada.


  15. Armenian DJs Are Bringing Traditional Sounds Into Underground Dance MusicRead the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | Groong

    ... Davi tracks as "Gates of Babylon" and "Metanoia," the latter of which samples Armenian vocals. Khanjian credits Burning Man, where he has played, with helping to popularize this new Armenian dance-music wave. Berge "Goldcap" Sahakian, another ...


  16. DIARY: Land's EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Artforum Intl.

    ... white, hard silver, grass green, chartreuse, and magenta totems looked a little like a leftover encampment from Burning Man - or fossilized visitors from a Planet Mardi Gras. "They're way more phallic than they were small," said Sadie Coles , ...


  17. Mission accomplished! NASA developer challenge comes to RITRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Red Hat Magazine

    ... Apps website . On Saturday, local librarian Pat Rapp gave a talk titled Hackers in the dust . Her talk was about Burning Man , an annual celebration of creativity and innovation in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. For a week, makers, artists, and ...


  18. Orford architect plans to build giant interactive sculpture in Nevada desertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Warrington Guardian

    ... High School student Joshua is looking to raise A 17,750 through crowdfunding in order to exhibit the work at the Burning Man Festival in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. The 27-year-old said: "Burning Man has been going since about 1986 and started ...


  19. Ames Main Street Building Getting "Yarn Bombed"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The project cane about after ISU Design Professor Jennifer Drinkwater got a grant from the Burning Man Organization for a collaborative or interactive art project. The panels will hang until June 1, when they will be taken down, cleaned, and made into quilts.


  20. Further Future 2016 Weathers Rainstorm to Offer Curated Music, Talks and CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Billboard

    Valley Indian Reservation about an hour outside of Las Vegas, Further Future returned for its second year, and sought to expand on its unique concept of futurism conveyed through pioneering music, fascinating TED-style talks, wellness classes, and masterful pop-up gastronomy. A vicious rainstorm caught the organizers and much of the audience by complete surprise on the Friday and Saturday, but all involved rode nature's punches with grit and resilience, and by Sunday the skies were empty and blue, and the energy became more akin to the Burning Man vibes from which the new festival was originally birthed.