Blustery winds and constant whiteouts threatened the climax of the Burning Man. As late a six o'clock it was unsure if the big burn of the Man would take place... The 9 p.m. schedule was pushed to 10:48. A shower of fireworks signaled that Man was about to go. And go he did.
by the same author: Burning Man recap: Whiteouts and last-minute burn (Sept. 4, 2008)
BRS is the only large-scale, nonprofit solar installer in the nation. The vast majority of its work is done in Nevada. Recently, the group was instrumental in getting the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to release 6.5 megawatts of expired solar rebates that, for various reasons, weren’t used by those who’d applied for them.
Michael Christian's sculptures are straight out of a fevered nightmare. Now his unique metal creatures, best known to prowl Burning Man events, will be holding court at the Distillery District in Toronto.
Dark Skies, a beacon to repressed artists and the open-minded, has been attracting hundreds from Nevada and nearby states for a decade. Up until this year, it was located near Primm and the stateline, but the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) decided that they wanted to start charging the organizers.
Company spokesperson Marian Goodell said she’s been working with the Mayor’s Office and the vast network of local burners to find what they need: a 20,000 square foot showcase space with room for its core staff and the ancillary organizations its has spawned, such as Black Rock Arts Foundation and Burners Without Borders
Black Rock City is a mirage, a theatre of dreams, a testament to impermanence.... As breaks go, I don’t think they come any better... I needed to accept that comfort is a mental state of being, not a physical one, but that is surely a good lesson to learn.