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Burning Man Festival

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 08.21.2014 | 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 04.25.2014 | 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...

Victory For Burning Man

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2013 | San Francisco

By Sandra Chereb, Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man festival has won a victory in the Legislature to keep county authorit...

Slouching Towards Burning Man: Is The Counterculture Fest Evolving Or Devolving?

ARTINFO | Posted 01.30.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

About one half hour before it goes up, the 40-foot-tall wooden sculpture at the center of Burning Man raises its hands to salute the sky. Summoned by ...

Submit Your Best Photos From Burning Man 2012

Posted 03.14.2013 | San Francisco

Burners, it's time to decompress. Get a good night's sleep in a real bed, shake the sand out of your furry boots and show the rest of the world how...

Carly Schwartz

PHOTOS: What's In Store For Burning Man This Year?

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 08.28.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco cleared out considerably over the weekend as tens of thousands of artists, dreamers, hippies, techies, corporate professionals, newcomer...

Packing List for Dirty Pagan Nirvana

Mark Morford | Posted 10.24.2012 | San Francisco
Mark Morford

Lovers! Heathens! Burning Man 2012 is upon us. What should you bring? What do you need to remember, if you go? Take it from me, a quasi-expert (nine burns and counting).