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Interactive Performance Art/ificial Intelligence -- Robotic Ape Comes to BAM

Shai Baitel | Posted 10.27.2015 | Arts
Shai Baitel

When one of the world's legendary performance artists -- Oleg Kulik -- collaborates with a visionary entrepreneur-philosopher -- Dmitry Volkov -- the audience rightly expects an intellectual blockbuster.

The Archaeology of Awe

Alexei Vranich | Posted 10.05.2015 | Religion
Alexei Vranich

I had been directing archaeological research for a decade in the highland Andes, in one of those rare places on earth where civilization once spontaneously arose. The more years I spent digging, the more enigmatic the site became.

How to Invest Like a Burner

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Just as you embrace the diverse group of people around you at Burning Man, apply the same thought process to your investment portfolio.

6 Lessons Learned at Burning Man

Amy Chan | Posted 09.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Chan

If you asked me a year ago if there'd ever be a day where I would be sporting LED light clothing braving dust storms in the middle of a desert -- all ...

ReThink Review: Everest -- The Question at the Top of the World

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Everest has a lot going for it, and I'm sure it'll satisfy those looking for a tense, exciting time at the movies. So why did Everest leave me feeling so flat?

And I Was All Like 'Bye Felicia'

Jamie Silverman | Posted 09.16.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

While dating, I began to notice certain recurring trends that biased how I viewed every guy I went out with; criteria that resulted in often unsubstantiated 'Bye Felicias.'

Burning Man Critics Miss the Point

Daniel Souweine | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts
Daniel Souweine

I'm not obsessed with Burning Man, I don't spend my whole year planning for it, I don't have a playa name, and I don't think of it as my "home." But I do think the culture it has created is amazing and impressive, and I'm bothered by how much people are missing the forest of values preservation for the trees of commercial intrusion. 

Step Into The Portal: A New Rock Opera in Denver

Morena Duwe | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Musicals and rock operas have seen a myriad of genres for every type of music fan, however there is a new style of theater emerging for the counter-culture that will truly redefine theater.

Is Burning Man Supposed To Be Fun Or What?

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 09.10.2015 | Entertainment

If you have seen swirling clouds of dust on your Instagram feed resembling a post-apocalyptic hellscape, that was probably Burning Man. Or m...

Here's All The Art You Missed At Burning Man This Year

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts

A photo posted by @lady_agaaa on Sep 9, 2015 at 11:31am PDT Burning Man, guys! How crazy was that? The post-apocalyptic chillness, that ma...

Why This 'Burner' Thinks Burning Man Is Less Fun For The Rich

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts

There's been much debate stirring over whether or not the decades-old Burning Man festival has become too costly, and therefore stratif...

Burning Man Cinderella Syndrome

Larry Dvoskin | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel
Larry Dvoskin

Each year, it weathers the storms of time, taste as old timers and newbies alike make the pilgrimage to the desert to find out who they are, and to even for a brief, fleeting moment glimpse a better more cooperative world.

The Most 'Burning Man' Looks From Burning Man 2015 (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.08.2015 | Style

Whenever people gather for the phenomenon in the desert that is Burning Man, let's just say they bring all of their creativity -- espe...

Watch Katy Perry's Hilarious Segway Fail At Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.07.2015 | Entertainment

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John Turman Is Not @BurningMan

Valerie Alexander | Posted 09.06.2015 | Comedy
Valerie Alexander

Be warned, the following may be eye- and soul-opening in a way that changes your life beyond what you are prepared for. Or, you may just get a good laugh.

The Burning Man Experience That Is All About Inclusive Spirituality

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.26.2015 | Religion

Of the more than 60,000 people who are estimated to attend the Burning Man arts festival in the Nevada desert next week, several hundred of them...

Dusty PlayGround: the Magical Kids and Families of Burning Man Through The Lens of Zipporah Lomax

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.25.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

The idea of Dusty PlayGround is to display the "quieter side" of Burning Man. Often perceived as many things that seem to oppose what society deems as "kid friendly," the parents of The Playa believe that there is no better place to activate and nurture the imagination.

Should You Go to Burning Man?

Maddy Lederman | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Maddy Lederman

Where else can a thumping, disco-pirate ship whisk you across the dark desert and off to unknown attractions that transport, delight or disorient you (and hopefully do all three)?

A Girl's Guide to Surviving Burning Man in Style

Amy Chan | Posted 08.20.2015 | Style
Amy Chan

After countless hours of scouring the web, I've compiled a list of fashionable pieces, perfect for the playa. While some think of their Burning Man wardrobe as costumes, I'd like to think of the outfits I've curated as an extension of my true style aesthetic.

Burning Man Is Infested With Tiny, Desert-Resistant Bugs

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts

It's official: Burning Man has a bug problem. According to a blog posted to the Burning Man website, the rumors that tons of tiny insects ha...

Before Burning Man, There Was Santa Fe's Zozobra

Divina Infusino | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
Divina Infusino

Just about the time that Burners are packing up their RV's for the annual Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert, the citizens of Santa Fe, New Mex...

Over 15 Years' Worth Of Dazzling Art At Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts
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In 2014, two multistory human figures could be seen rising from the desert in Nevada, locking arms and eyes in a close embrace. From a distance, thei...

Before Burning Man There Was Joshua Tree's Shadow Ranch

F. Scott Hess | Posted 08.11.2015 | Arts
F. Scott Hess

If you had been driving at night into the small California desert town of Joshua Tree in the early 90s you might have been puzzled by the swaths of colored light that illuminated the sides of the nearest boulder strewn mountain.

Meet The Kids And Families Who Vacation At Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

To outsiders, Burning Man is a place of tutus, psychedelic drugs, pyrotechnics and general desert revelry. Nostalgic adults converge in and arou...

Sea Goddess Temple To Rise Above 2015 Burning Man Playa

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.10.2015 | Religion

Mazu is a Buddhist and Taoist goddess of the sea, protector of travelers and one of Taiwan's most popular deities. This year, a temple in her honor&nb...