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Burning Man

A "Burning Man" participant holds up his arms as the wooden man effigy is burned at the conclusion of the week-long "Burning Man Festival" 06 September in the Black Rock Desert in the northwestern part of the state of Nevada. More than 15,000 people congregated at this man-made town in the desert to celebrate radical, creative self-expression.  AFP PHOTO   Mike NELSON/mn (MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

SF-Based Burning Man Organizers Agree To Pay Millions For Security

Burning Man organizers have agreed to pay the Pershing County sheriff’s office more than $600,000 a year over the next 10 years for security and other services at the annual counter-culture festival in the Black Rock Desert.

11/12/2013

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Burning Man Crowd In Nevada Near Capacity

A federal official said Saturday that gate management at Burning Man was tightened when organizers got close to a permitted capacity of 68,000.

08/31/2013

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Bigger Crowd Will Be Allowed At This Year’s Burning Man Festival

Federal land managers have issued Burning Man organizers a four-year special recreation permit that allows a peak population of 68,000 on the northern Nevada desert this year. Last year’s limit was 60,900.

07/27/2013

Socialite Amber Marie Bentley, seen here on opening night for the San Francisco Opera on September 11, 2009. (Photo courtesy: Red Carpert Bay Area.)

San Francisco Socialite Found Dead In Nevada Apartment

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a San Francisco businesswoman, jewelry designer and socialite whose body was found in her Nevada apartment.

07/25/2013

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Man Who Torched Burning Man Dies In BART Accident

A San Francisco man who was once convicted for illegally torching the Burning Man effigy has died after jumping in front of a Bay Area Rapid Transit train.

10/30/2012

Two men in costume walk on the desert at Black Rock City's  Burning Man festival in Nevada 04 September 1999. Founded in 1986 by a group of fine artists, filmmakers and photographers, the annual event encourages a collaborative response from it's audience and a collaboration between artists. ( AFP PHOTO / Hector MATA)

SF-Promoter Gets Permit To Increase Burning Man Attendance

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management issued a special recreation permit to San Francisco-based Black Rock City LLC, the nonprofit group behind Burning Man. The permit allows 60,900 people to…

06/13/2012

A "Burning Man" participant holds up his arms as the wooden man effigy is burned at the conclusion of the week-long "Burning Man Festival" 06 September in the Black Rock Desert in the northwestern part of the state of Nevada. More than 15,000 people congregated at this man-made town in the desert to celebrate radical, creative self-expression.  AFP PHOTO   Mike NELSON/mn (MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Burning Man Ticket Lottery Leaves Loyal ‘Burners’ Out In The Cold

According to organizers, there were 80,000 people vying for tickets in this year’s lottery – tens of thousands more than the venue’s 50,000 person capacity.

02/17/2012

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Burning Man Organizers Set Up Ticket Exchange To Thwart Scalpers

Tickets for the 26th annual Burning Man festival, which begins in late August, are already in high demand and organizers trying to increase participants’ odds of getting a ticket and at a fair price.

02/01/2012

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Burning Man Draws Record Crowd To Nevada Desert

More than 50,000 revelers are gathering on the northern Nevada desert for the climax of the annual Burning Man counterculture festival.

CBS San Francisco–09/03/2011

A woman walks near the "Tree of Time", a sculpture (Photo credit by HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Burning Man Festival Gets Under Way

This is the 25th anniversary of Burning Man, a celebration of art, invention and independence. And for the first time, the event, which continues through Saturday…

CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

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