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Burning Man Festival

Mesmerizing Photographs Prove Burning Man Is Still Alive And Well

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts

Every year, roughly during the weeks before and after Labor Day, various members of the media pontificate on the mainstreamization of Burning Man. ...

The Happiest Attendee At Burning Man 2014 Was This Drone

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts

Even if you've never been to Burning Man, you're probably nostalgic for how it used to be. The weeklong festival, we are told with increasing frequenc...

Burning Man 2014

Dr. Behzad Mohit | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Dr. Behzad Mohit

Once, Burning Man used to emphasize a noble ideal, the virtue of detaching from the workweek and the daily grind. Early on, it created a venue for creative cooperation and a place to love each other and play together. Unfortunately, I did not see that ethos personified in 2014.

Grover Norquist Reveals His Ultimate Burning Man Dream Team

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

Grover Norquist, the founder of Americans for Tax Reform, had a few interesting picks when he was asked who would be in his ultimate "fantasy" politic...

Burning Man Drew 66,000 People To The Desert Last Week

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern N...

Thank You, New York Times, for Being Stupid About Burning Man

Jay Michaelson | Posted 08.21.2014 | Arts
Jay Michaelson

Burning Man is not a "festival." Festivals are basically big parties, put on (usually for profit) by organizers, which customers come to visit. Burning Man is a participant-created community experience, coordinated by a non-profit, that is about radical self-expression in all its forms.

The One Thing You Need To Bring To Burning Man 2014

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts

Burning Man 2014 is upon us. Like, really upon us. Come August 25, the sands of Black Rock City will be covered in the footprints of desert urchins wh...

Burning Man Observatory May Turn Black Rock Desert Into An Astronomer's Paradise

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts

The men and women who flock to Burning Man every year witness stunning, unadulterated skyscapes as they gaze at the stars from the empty expanses of N...

The Epic Food Scene At Burning Man

Saveur | Posted 08.19.2014 | Taste
Saveur

When you're tussling with sandstorms, you just kind of want a treat.

Israel Gets Its Very Own Burning Man Festival

AP | ODED BALILTY | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts

NEGEV DESERT, Israel (AP) — For the Bedouin Arab shepherds tending their flocks in Israel's Negev desert last week, it was almost as if aliens had l...

LOOK: 10 Years Of Burning Man Temples Show The Playa's Spiritual Side

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion

Burning Man is that wild, uproarious desert party that hits the Nevada desert every August. But to call it a party alone is to miss the critical spiri...

A Festival For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

Missing out on beads, beignets, and Bourbon Street? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We've discovered an option for just about everyone with enough...

This Burning Man Video Will Move You To Tears

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Outsiders to the Burning Man community may only know the arts festival as a giant party in the Nevada desert, but a newly released short film from las...

Judge To Burning Man Lawyers: 'You Committed Virtually A Fraud'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

The agreement finally reached in Burning Man’s year-long legal battle with Nevada authorities has come under fire by the case’s overseeing judge, ...

Burning Man Just Got Even Pricier

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 11.12.2013 | Arts

RENO, Nev. -- RENO, Nev. (AP) — Burning Man organizers have agreed to pay the Pershing County sheriff's office more than $600,000 a year over the ne...

Mallika Rao

How Burning Man Changed A 50-Year-Old Texas Institution

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts

Frank Nuccio was on his second day at Burning Man this year when he realized he was running his pizza restaurant all wrong. “I was out there in t...

Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video Shows Burning Man From A Mountain Top

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.18.2013 | Arts

Watch the cameras of Jason Phipps and his team capture the craziness, beauty and other-worldliness that is Burning Man in this four-minute time-lapse....

From Her to Eternity: A Playa Portrait

Tamsin Smith | Posted 11.09.2013 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

At Burning Man 2013, Marco Cochrane's steel and wire sculpture -- "Truth is Beauty" -- is a soaring triumph. It is grace. It is humility. It is grandeur. It is poetry. And, most amazingly, it is real.

Burning Man Is Underway And It's Crowded

AP | Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts

RENO, Nev. -- A federal official says more than 61,000 people have turned out so far for the weekend Burning Man outdoor art and music festival in the...

Never-Before-Seen Burning Man Photos Reveal The Birth Of A Counterculture

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 08.23.2013 | Arts

It's hard to believe that Burning Man's early years involved little more than a handful of hippies dancing around a seaside San Francisco bonfire. ...

An Emotional Survival Guide to Burning Man

Chip Conley | Posted 10.16.2013 | San Francisco
Chip Conley

This Emotional Survival Guide is as much for the virgin Burner as it is for the veteran. It's a reminder of just how magical and manic this event in the desert can be.

What's Burning Man Like?

Quora | Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Todd Gardiner, Photographer It is like camping in the desert with 10,000 artists and 40,000 ...

BIGGER THAN EVER

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 09.27.2013 | Entertainment

RENO, Nev. — The largest outdoor arts festival in North America is about to become bigger. Federal land managers have issued Burning Man organi...

More Good News For Burning Man!

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

The Burning Man community received a piece of fantastic news this week: Four more years! And on top of that, it's going to be bigger than ever. ...

A New Burning Man?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.21.2013 | San Francisco

During a Q&A session following his keynote address at the company's I/O developers conference in San Francisco last week, Google CEO Larry Page answer...