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Wet Playa Concerns at Burning Man Evaporate

L.A. Weekly - 17 Aug 2017
Burning Man organizers are brushing off concerns that record precipitation in the Sierra Nevada Mountains last winter could lead to muddy ground conditions at the site of the event, which takes place Aug. 27 through Sept. 4. Promoters addressed the ...
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The good, bad and ugly sides to Burning Man gathering

South China Morning Post - 16 Aug 2017
With the possible exception of a holographic spandex jumpsuit, few things are more essential for anyone venturing into the featureless Black Rock Desert in Nevada for Burning Man 2017 than the GPS coordinates. The summer shindig, which started in 1986 ...
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11 Burning Man art pieces you can see in Reno

Reno Gazette Journal - 15 Aug 2017
Some people don't want to go to Burning Man, some can't afford to go and some just can't get a ticket. That doesn't mean, however, that they can't get a taste of Burning Man. Reno is home to more than $5 million worth of public art, and a smattering of ...
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Burning Man photos: Cool & fancy accessories on the playa

Reno Gazette Journal - 16 Aug 2017
Andy Barron captures how people decorate themselves for Burning Man. MORE: 11 Burning Man art pieces you can see in Reno. RELATED: Burning Man rogue founder, John Law, is ready to talk — after 20 years. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00.
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Can you smoke pot at Burning Man legally? It's complicated

Reno Gazette Journal - 11 Aug 2017
Note: Information in this article regarding vehicle searches has been edited to reflect a clarification. A lot of Burners are wondering if they can burn one thing in particular this year at Burning Man: weed. In January, recreational marijuana became ...
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Marin pilgrims to Burning Man build mobile 'church'

Marin Independent Journal - 15 Aug 2017
“Everyone is a gift,” Daly said, explaining that at Burning Man, each person “gives through the way they decorate, the way they share with their neighbors.” “We're going to present this like this is our gift,” said Daly, who is a contractor. “It's ...
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Burning Man gets permit, officially not canceled

USA TODAY - 01 Aug 2017
RENO — It's official: That behemoth pilgrimage of hippies, hipsters, weirdos and a few real Burners is on again. Burning Man received its 2017 permit on Sunday from the Bureau of Land Management, the federal agency that oversees the health, safety and ...
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How Much It Really Costs to Go to Burning Man This Year

Money Magazine - 04 Aug 2017
That's a question everyone who makes the trek to Burning Man must answer. The annual gathering in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, located two hours north of Reno, brings in over 65,000 people to build a temporary city and, of course, burn a giant effigy.
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How does Burning Man affect Pyramid Lake Paiute community?

The Record-Courier - 15 Aug 2017
An aerial view of the Burning Man 2012 festival grounds in Black Rock City, Nevada, located about 2 hours north of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation. GERLACH, Nev. — Over the years, Burning Man has grown from a small group of friends on Baker ...
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Here are some killer Burning Man sets to get you in the mood

Stoney Roads - 17 Aug 2017
Burning Man festival is around the corner, with thousands of punters currently gearing up to venture out into the desert once again for a week of ridiculousness. The renowned, annual festival will be returning to its Black Rock desert location come ...
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Everything you've heard about Burning Man is wrong

USA Today 10Best (blog) - 11 Aug 2017
My first time going to Burning Man was in 2012 and I remember trying to explain it to my parents. By that point, they were already pretty used to me shocking them with my life choices: traveling around Asia while sleeping on strangers' couches ...
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Vermont Fire Artists Head to Burning Man

Seven Days - 08 Aug 2017
Ready, aim, fire! The Green Mountain Fire Militia has been accepted to perform at the 2017 Burning Man Fire Conclave in Nevada. It's the first time a Vermont group has applied to the conclave, a massive fire performance that precedes the torching of ...
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Burning Man hiring help to facilitate raising big bucks

San Francisco Chronicle - 31 Jul 2017
•The nonprofit Burning Man Project arose out of Burning Man in 2011 to be part of a “formalized effort to extend the principles, creativity and culture of Burning Man into the world.” Its administrators have decided that ticket sales to Burning Man are ...
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Complete Guide To Burning Man

CBS New York - 26 Jul 2017
Burning Man is described as a global cultural movement and typified by radical self-expression, self-reliance and communal effort among its many valued principles. Although this guide borrows heavily from the official Burning Man site, it isn't ...

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