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47 min ago | TechCrunch

Tech Elites Aren't Ruining Burning Man. They Get Their Hands Dirty, Too.

Don't believe the hate. While it's a juicy narrative that rich people spoil everything the common folk hold dear, there are plenty of tech bigwigs at Burning Man that work hard to contribute and embody the event's ideals of inclusion.

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Related Topix: Arts

47 min ago | TechCrunch

HBO's Silicon Valley Could Go To Burning Man Next Season

Mike Judge has never been to Burning Man, but that could change this year. We hear the HBO Silicon Valley creator may be going to do some research on what many believe is an essential experience for Silicon Valley insiders.

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Related Topix: Mike Judge, Arts, Animated TV, Beavis and Butt-head, Entertainment, Television, Next

1 hr ago | The Daily Breeze

Burning Man 2014 expected to draw 70,000 to Nevada desert, from hippies to techies

An overview of the Burning Man festival, a weeklong art and music festival that draws about 70,000 hippies and techies to the desert of Northern Nevada.

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5 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

See Doherty, Hear Doherty Explain that Tech Money Hasn't Ruined Burning Man

As I blogged yesterday , I've been being asked by such august places as the New York Times and ABC News to discuss whether the presence of rich tech industry folk "gentrifying" the Burning Man festival of arts and community is ruining it.

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Related Topix: Arts

12 hrs ago | FindLaw

For Burning Man, 5 Legal Facts You May Not Know

Burning Man is almost upon us, and eager Burners may not know a few very important legal facts about partying on the Playa.

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Related Topix: Arts, Drugs, Marijuana, Weird

19 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Thousands traveling through Reno for Burning Man festival

Thousands of travelers are getting ready to head out to Nevada's Black Rock Desert for the annual Burning Man festival.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Arts

20 hrs ago | Cybergrass

The Big Push for Bluegrass at Burning Man

Our bluegrass artist and friend, Andy Owens is on a quest to introduce Bluegrass Music to the Burning Man Arts Festival.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Burning Man: It's Still Great Even if People Richer Than You Are...

Burning Man: It's Still Great Even if People Richer Than You Are There It's the season when people's thoughts turn to BigThink about Burning Man , the ever-growing festival of art and excess and community that appears and disappears every year the week before Labor Day in Nevada's Black Rock Desert.

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Related Topix: Arts

Switched

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

Today's entry: a snarky New York Times article by hard-hitting journalist Nick Bilton.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

5 Ways Burning Man Impacts Our Community

As burners pass through town en route to the Black Rock Desert, they're also making a difference in our community.

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Related Topix: Arts, Reno, NV

Examiner.com

Burning Man 2014

White grey and cracked yet firm, the Black Rock Desert playa stretches for miles in every direction.

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Related Topix: Arts, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Transworld

Air Time By John Jackson : Episode Four : Burning Man

Episode four is Air time's last episode this season, but it's a first time experience for John Jackson and Noobs as they venture to a massive gathering in the Nevada dessert called Burning Man.

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Related Topix: Arts

KTVN Reno

Burning Man Boosts RV Rental Business

We are days away from Burning Man, the counter-culture festival that takes place every August in the Black Rock Desert.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Airport to Collect Bikes After Burning Man

Starting this week about 15,000 people will travel through the Reno-Sparks International Airport as they make their way to the annual Burning Man Festival.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

SFBG Politics Blog

Grover Norquist to take the stage at Burning Man a right after a fake guru

Guardian illustration using Grover Norquist photo by Gage Skidmore and a photo of Editor Steven T. Jones at Burning Man.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Boing Boing

Instagramming the Playa: SFslim's photos from Burning Man setup in the Black Rock desert

Longtime Boing Boing pal SFslim , aka Aaron Muszalski , is out in the Black Rock desert of Nevada as he is every year around this time.

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San Francisco Magazine

Weekender: Reno for Burners

Reno may be the last real city between the Bay Area and Black Rock, but don't think of it as simply your final chance to stock up on bottled water before the Playa - The Biggest Little City is an excellent place to stop for a couple days before or after Burning Man.

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Daddy Types

Camargue Safari Land Rover

Anyway, we drove to the end of the road past Salin de Giraud, which has the last publicly accessible restrooms for 25km, btw, and it dead ended in a vast, salt & sand spit, covered with caravans and tents.

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Related Topix: City-by-the Sea, TX, Arts

Wed Aug 13, 2014

San Diego Reader

Italian for circus

"We're opening a cafA© in the side yard. Actually, it's a mobile coffee cart with outdoor seating."

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Free Williamsburg

Bang Tidy Warmup for Burners Pt. II at Output this Thursday

Bang Tidy returns to Output this Thursday for Warmup for Burners Pt. II . Burning Man is right around the corning, so swing by on August 14th from 5-10 PM for a Paris-meets-New York, pop-up shopping experience unlike any other.

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Related Topix: Arts

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