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14 min ago | SFGate

At Burning Man, big ideas spark big art

Burning Man's most sacred space is the Temple, the festival's annual homage to the spiritual, which goes up in flames.

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3 hrs ago | BBC News

Quiz of the week's news

It's the Magazine's 7 days, 7 questions quiz - an opportunity to prove to yourself and others that you are a news oracle.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

San Diego Comic-Con: It's Grown, It's Changed, It's Sold Out, It's Gone Hollywood, It's Still Great

That the San Diego Comic-Con , which happened last weekened, has jumped the shark, gotten too big, sold out, lost its soul, has been bemoaned for many years now .

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Laughing Squid

'Dear Guardians', A Short Film About the Volunteers Who Watch...

"Dear Guardians" is a short film about the volunteers - known as Temple Guardians - who watch over the Temple , a recurring monumental sculpture at the Burning Man festival.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

America's Foremost Anti-Tax Crusader Is Very Excited To Party At The Burning Man Festival

Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform and the most-prominent anti-tax crusader in the U.S., set the Twittersphere ablaze on Monday when he revealed his summer vacation plans: Nevada's Black Rock Desert.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

News Max

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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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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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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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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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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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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