14 November 2007 | global community
From the Torontoist:This Friday, November 16, Newmindspace will be hosting our very first lightsaber battle! This summer at Burning Man, we witnessed a 10,000-person lightsaber battle put on by a camp called Watto's Junkyard, easily the largest lightsaber battle since the Jedi Civil War. However, with our limited resources, we realized that without a large donation from a rich weirdo (which are plentiful
OK, like you know how rumours abound on the playa with the lack of real news outlets and information resources? Right?So, last year on the playa I got word from a burner that claims to be "in the know" (like aren't we all, right?) that the French have their sites on Burning Man in '08. When pressed, this source refused to elaborate further, which leaves me to wonder WTF?And I go back to thinking
Burning Man is big in Japan! Recently posted on the Kanda News Network.
08 October 2007 | global community
French Burners have launched their website: FrenchBurners.org. With 400 current members, they are officially BMorg sanctioned and join a global community (drink!) of burners that includes Burners Canadiens, Burners of New Zealand, Burners of Ireland, Burners Australia, Burners UK, Burners Japan, and Burners of South Africa.Translated from the French Burners website (Veuillez pardonner mon français.
In today's SF Chronicle, Zahid Sardar writes: "When it comes to artful eco-conscious living and improving life, Denmark's new biennial Index design award - and not Burning Man - shows the way."Read more here.
27 September 2007 | global community
Uncork your brain. Picnic is not only a conference. Picnic is a festival. A week of fresh creative ad innovative ideas that takes place this weekend in Amsterdam. Gezellig!A new article from RTE.ie says:Picnic is a grown-up version of Burning Man - with more dealmaking and posher accomodations. Not everyone here is looking for profits. Many are here to change the world. Others just to play.....Both
26 September 2007 | global community
Burning Man 2007: Dancing At De-Menthas - Watch the best video clips hereWord from some international friends is that Burning Man is the new Ibiza.Is that so?Some recent international blogs about Burning Man:あちこちグルグルLarson the OutlanderDiosMeignoreaJaggleMainFatti
From the Russian on-line forum BeHigh.orgcomes these series of photos.