Second Straight Burning Man Cancellation Divides Locals, Health OfficialsThe cancellation of Burning Man for a second year is drawing mixed reaction in northern Nevada, where businesses say they’ll miss the economic boost but health officials are glad it won’t contribute to the spread of COVID-19.
COVID: Burning Man Organizers Cancel 2021 Festival Due to PandemicBurning Man organizers announced Tuesday they are canceling this summer's annual counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert for the second year in a row because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Reopening: Burning Man Mulling Proof Of Vaccination For August 2021 FestivalBurning Man festival organizers have said that they are considering requiring attendees to prove they have been vaccinated for COVID-19 if the organizers move forward with plans to hold this year’s counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert.
Rogue Burning Man Gathering On San Francisco's Ocean Beach Prompts Calls For Legal ActionAfter more than 1,000 people crowded onto San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Saturday to celebrate Burning Man, city Supervisor Catherine Stefani on Tuesday urged the city attorney and district attorney to investigate and pursue any potential charges against the party promoters.
'Reckless And Selfish' – Breed Blasts Burning Man Celebration At Ocean Beach Amid COVID-19, Closes Parking LotsParking lots at Ocean Beach in San Francisco are closed Sunday following a large gathering there on Saturday, Mayor London Breed announced.
Burning Man 2020 Goes All-In On Virtual Reality With 'Multiverse'Burning Man organizers have responded to the coronavirus pandemic, like many other institutions, by going online-only but this year's festivities will incorporate a wide range of technologies from simple Zoom conferences to advanced VR-simulated worlds.
Coronavirus Update: Burning Man Canceled For 1st Time In 34 Years In Wake Of Coronavirus OutbreakOrganizers for the famed Burning Man celebration called off the annual Summer counter-culture gathering in the Nevada desert this year over concerns about the current coronavirus outbreak.
Burning Man Organizers Sue U.S. Gov't Agency Over Land-Use FeesBurning Man organizers sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to recover millions of dollars they say the government has overcharged them in fees over the past seven years at the counter-culture celebration in the Nevada desert.
At Least 59 Arrests At This Year's Burning Man Festival Authorities arrested at least 58 people at this year's Burning Man festival in the northern Nevada desert, 14 more than last year.
Authorities Say Death At Burning Man Festival 'Suspicious'A man's death at the Burning Man festival is being ruled as suspicious by authorities Friday.
Burning Man Elephant Art Installations Stolen From West OaklandJack Champion, a well-known burning man artist, says a man broke into his pickup and took off with the trailer, which had his tools and prized installations inside.
Artist Marc Ippon de Ronda Creates 'Fragments' For Burning ManFrench artist Marc Ippon de Ronda shares images and talks about the creation of his newest project 'Fragments' with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego, before it heads to Burning Man.
Fed Agency Recommends No-Growth Attendance Cap at Burning ManThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert.
Burning Man Backers Blast BLM's Proposed RestrictionsSome supporters of the Burning Man counter-culture festival are complaining about new restrictions the federal government is proposing for the event.
Burning Man? Bah, Humbug – Austrian Town Builds World's Tallest BonfireA small town in Austria has laid claim to the world's tallest bonfire, taking the title from a Norwegian town, leaving Burning Man's signature event far down the list.