Burning Man festival

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Tents, alcohol, food: towns complain of trash left by Burning Man attendees
Large amounts of rubbish dumped by festivalgoers in Lake Tahoe and Reno irks locals who have to dispose of it

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

07, Sep, 2022 @8:22 PM

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‘I feel your country’s anger’ – why the memorial to Britain’s Covid dead will be set ablaze
David Best’s temple-like monument will be filled with mementoes and notes from bereaved relatives – then torched. The Burning Man sculptor explains how this will create a path to peace

Kat Lister

17, May, 2022 @2:44 PM

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Burning Man blazes into Britain: can its wild sculptural magic work in the dales?
The mind-bending Nevada desert festival – full of crazed hippies and post-apocalyptic sculpture – has colonised one of Britain’s greatest stately homes. Is the Duke of Devonshire going psychedelic?

Tim Jonze

23, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Renegade’ Burning Man festival draws thousands to Nevada desert, including Paris Hilton
The rogue gathering angered local police who had, in the past, vowed to crack down on the popular festival

Dani Anguiano

09, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Burning Man beach crowds criticized as 'reckless' by San Francisco mayor
London Breed said group of more than a thousand gathered on beach over the weekend put ‘our progress at risk’

Lois Beckett

08, Sep, 2020 @10:13 PM

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Burning Man: Art on Fire review – impressive behind-the-scenes glimpse
Gerald Fox’s documentary about the power-guzzling temporary city for eco-themed art in the Nevada desert already looks like a postcard from another era

Cath Clarke

20, Aug, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Burning Man cancels festival amid coronavirus and plans virtual event
Organizers promise ‘Virtual Burning Man’ as festival famed for giant artwork becomes latest casualty of pandemic

Lois Beckett

11, Apr, 2020 @2:47 AM

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Burning Man finally fights Instagram culture and bans high-end camp
In a blog post, CEO Marian Goodell vowed to return the event to its roots and outlined ‘negative cultural trends’

Ashley Boucher in Los Angeles

14, Feb, 2019 @11:39 PM

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On my radar: Geoff Dyer’s cultural highlights
The author and critic on extreme climbing films, Australian experimentalists the Necks and a visionary of Italian photography

Geoff Dyer

30, Sep, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Wigstock: New York's drag festival of sequins, stilettos and big hair is back
The new iteration returns for the first time in years in the age of drag-as-mainstream-TV and queer and trans equality, but also a pointed demonstration against bigotry in the age of Trump

Edward Helmore in New York

02, Sep, 2018 @1:32 PM

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Why does cinema struggle to recreate the music festival?
From Terrence Malick’s Song to Song to Taking Woodstock, film-makers are often afraid of getting their hands dirty. That can’t be said, however, of new film The Festival

Steve Rose

06, Aug, 2018 @9:00 AM

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From Lawrence of Arabia to Breaking Bad: the desert as a cultural oasis
A place of sanctuary, rocks and rock festivals – what draws artists and writers to the desert’s unforgiving landscape?

William Atkins

16, Jun, 2018 @11:00 AM

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