In Pageantry's Heyday

Before Burning Man, people's need for huge, slightly insane-making art had to be assuaged some other way. The International Expositions were excellent in that…

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How to Sell Marriage Equality

Last week, the gay-marriage movement in San Francisco sent volunteers to Fresno to start canvassing for the support of voters in more conservative parts…

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Ionic Breeze

From dancers performing on cable cars to sculptors building Burning Man shrines in city parks, Bay Area artists have long produced their work in…

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Pre-Burner Bash on Treasure Island

This Friday night, veteran Burners and the uninitiated alike can take a descent into musical madness, as the Opulent Temple comes to Treasure Island….

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Homegrown Tomatoes v. Injustice

If you ride a bicycle, grow a garden, or enjoy your friends, you may already be an anarchist. D.I.Y. philosopher Chris Carlsson makes this…

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Au Revoir, Addis

Is Paul Addis — the man accused of prematurely igniting the Burning Man — a genius, a crazy man, or both? That's what we…

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