Burning Man

Yuan Yuan Tan and Luke Ingham in Scarlett's Hummingbird.
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Weekend Magazine: Love At The Marina Safeway, Grateful Dead History, And SF Ballet’s Yuan Yuan Tan

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01/28/2015

Burning Man Festival sculpture in Nevada desert

First Ticket Offer For 2015 Burning Man Cost A Whopping $800 Each

If you really, really want to make sure you get your tickets to this year’s Burning Man be prepared for a little sticker shock.

01/15/2015

A couple wearing face masks embrace at a previous Burning Man festival in Black Rock Desert, Nevada. (MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Hit, Killed By Bus In ‘Tragic Accident’ At Burning Man

A woman died at the Burning Man festival in northern Nevada early Thursday morning after she was reportedly run over by a bus carrying festival goers.

08/28/2014

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)

Freak Rainstorm Drenches Start Of Burning Man, Thousands Turned Away

Day one of Burning Man in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert has turned into a bummer. A freak rainstorm has drenched the festival, forcing organizers to cancel events and lock out thousands of campers because of flooding and mud.

08/26/2014

SOMA Pier 14 (Photo by Steven Fritz)

Burning Man Sculpture Becomes San Francisco’s Newest Light Show

A sculpture with roots in Burning Man has become the newest attraction on San Francisco’s Embarcadero.

07/23/2014

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

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