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Norquist Raises Brows With Plan to Attend 'Burning Man' Fest

Tax-reform conservative Grover Norquist lit up Twitter on Monday, declaring his plan to "scratch one from the bucket list" and attend the annual counter-culture free-for-all "Burning Man": He's not the first unlikely attendee to make an appearance at the annual Nevada desert festival: George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Stacy Keibler and Mark Zuckerberg ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Mark Zuckerberg

Fri Jul 25, 2014

E! Online

Susan Sarandon Admits She's Done Mushrooms, Says Legalizing...

In a candid interview with The Daily Beast, the 67-year-old Oscar winner didn't hold back - dishing on everything from her time at Burning Man , the decriminalization of marijuana and even her wild love affair with one very famous rock star.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Hunger, Crime Movies, Dead Man Walking, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Susan Sarandon, Arts, Drugs, Marijuana

Boing Boing

Japanese artist Makoto Azuma launches beautiful plants into stratosphere

For his project 'Exobiotanica,' artist Makoto Azuma of Japan headed to the Nevada Black Rock Desert to launch a 50-year-old Japanese white pine bonsai into the stratosphere.

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Related Topix: Arts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Laughing Squid

Playa Postal Union Launches Project to Help Every Burning Man...

Nick Farr of the Playa Postal Union has launched a project to help every participant of the 2014 Burning Man festival mail a postcard from the Black Rock Desert to recipients anywhere in the world.

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Related Topix: Arts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boing Boing

Want to fly a drone at Burning Man this year? Better read this first.

Camera-equipped drones, like the one that shot the video above, are a wonderful tool for photography at the annual Burning Man festival.

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Related Topix: Arts, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Stranger

Last Week Was Top-to-Bottom Terrible

MONDAY, JULY 14 This week of one tragic warlike gesture after another leading to a cumulative sense of the end of the world kicks off, fittingly enough, with fire, which inserted itself into the week's proceedings like a plague.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

Entrepreneur Magazine

Countdown to Burning Man: The Do's and Don'ts of Networking at the Festival

Entrepreneurs know that attending tech meetups, innovation panels and industry conferences are critical for networking and generating new ideas.

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Related Topix: Arts, New York

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Interview with The Crystal Method

Last Friday night in the heart of the mission at Public Works in San Francisco, The Crystal Method took to the platform armed with dueling guitar shaped turntables complete with keyboards at the bottom.

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Related Topix: The Crystal Method, Electronic, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Arts

Mon Jul 21, 2014

SFGate

Tangled Steel Sculpture Opens July 21 at Pier 14

On July 19, healing artist Kimberley Jones took part in the " Walk for Brain Injur y" around Lake Merced, an important topic to her since she was hit by an an important topic to her since she was hit by an SUV and has been struggling for years to get her brainpower back and marveling at the resilience of the brain with neuroplaticity in neuron ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts

San Jose Mercury News

East Bay art space offers a preview of Burning Man festival

Although, the weeklong art festival, which offers a motley mix of experimental art, music and all of the above, does not begin until the week before Labor Day about 120 miles north of Reno, it is crunchtime for building Burning Man's art installations.

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Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

Boing Boing

Burning Man census reveals demographic surprises for everyone but Burning Man regulars

Ciberfy, his play name, dances at sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 "Fertility 2.0" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 31, 2012.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Eye on the East Bay: Antioch and Richmond are stressed to the max

Stressed to the max: Antioch and Richmond. Two poles on opposite edges of Contra Costa County that share a great deal in common, including persistent problems in crime and higher poverty levels than most other area cities.

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Related Topix: Contra Costa County, CA, Victorville, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Arts

Inside Bay Area

East Bay art space offers a preview of Burning Man festival

Although, the weeklong art festival, which offers a motley mix of experimental art, music and all of the above, does not begin until the week before Labor Day 120 miles north of Reno, it is crunchtime for building Burning Man's art installations.

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Related Topix: Arts

City Paper

Hip Shot: Ten Principles )'(

Remaining Performances: Friday, July 18 at 10:30 pm Saturday, July 19 at 10:30 pm Wednesday, July 23 at 6:30 pm Saturday, July 26 at 5:00 pm They say: Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey wrote the Ten Principles in 2004.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Innovate Berkeley Social Dinner: Marco Cochrane

The Impact Hub Berkeley hosted the Innovate Berkeley Social Dinner last night and what a rich and exciting evening it was, gratifying on every level.

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Food, Dining

Wed Jul 16, 2014

She Knows

10 Awesome music festivals you've probably never heard of

Kim Grundy is a writer for SheKnows Parenting and SheKnows Entertainment. For more celebrity news and fashion tips, check her out on AllParenting or follow her on twitter @ KimGrundy for all the latest news! Yes, we know SXSW, Bumbershoot and Coachella are all amazing music festivals, but you can't overlook these awesome, yet lesser known, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Awesome, Pop/Rock, Arts, Austin, TX, Entertainment

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Man who ran into fire at Utah art festival planned to commit suicide

'Always tip your private jet pilot $10K': How the spoiled Rich Kids of Instagram spend the summer burning through their trust funds That'll teach him! Passers-by dragged carjacker out of the vehicle he tried to steal from a terrified family - and subdued him until the police arrive 'I'm OK, I feel strong': Tracy Morgan speaks for the first time ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Conor Oberst, Arts

The Atlantic

The Most Burning Man Thing Ever

Where else might a person encounter a retrofitted school bus topped with a giant, climbable, light-up, model of an actual human brain but at Burning Man? In technology circles, the enormous counterculture celebration known as Burning Man-held on the Nevada desert, in August- is somewhat infamous.

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Related Topix: Arts, US Politics, US News

KSL-TV

Police ID man who jumped into festival bonfire

A man who died over the weekend after jumping into a huge ceremonial bonfire at a Utah event similar to Burning Man was identified Monday as Christopher Wallace.

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Free Republic

Man commits suicide by leaping into giant bonfire at Burning Man-style festival in Utah

A man killed himself at Burning Man-style arts festival by leaping into a towering burning art structure in front of hundreds of horrified onlookers, authorities and witnesses said.

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Related Topix: Arts, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Drugs

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