WELCOME TO BLACK ROCK CITY

Population 10,000+, Elevation 3905.
Temperature 60 F (night) 115 (day)

> Welcome to Black Rock City Online, part of the smoking hole in reality we like to call the Burning Man festival. Since you're just a stream of zeros and ones, we figure you won't take up too much real estate, so you're invited to pitch your tent in Absentee Camp for the duration of the festival. Please make yourself at home, enjoy the facilities, and make the most of this transient civilization while it lasts -- because it won't last long. The Man burned at 9:45pm on Sunday night, and on Monday morning we pulled up our tent stakes, hauling out the ashes and returned the Black Rock Desert to its profound natural emptiness. What happened between now and then? Stick around and and find out.
LIVE IMAGE HAPPENING 
RIGHT NOW... sort of

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 1996

THE BURN IS COMPLETE @ 10:15 PM!

What's next? well you can keep checking back to this site in the coming weeks for additional photos, QuickTimes, audio clips and more.
> '96 at a glance.
> What about 97?

> The Black Rock Gazette
For Friday August 30, 1996
READ ALL ABOUT IT!
Black Rock City's premiere daily newspaper, lovingly digitized and uploaded for your remote reading pleasure. Sorry, no sports page... Saturday and Sunday's issues still coming...

>Plus! Piss Clear
The playa's alternative daily tabloid made net ready by the Piss Clear folks.

> Radio Free Burning Man
NOW PLAYING!
All your eclectic musical favorites plus news, weather and traffic on the hour. Sort of. Or maybe just crazy rants and the sounds of making love. Tune in and find out...
REALAUDIO

> Pixel Camp
LIVE VIDEO STREAM, Quicktime videos, and other digital delights from our festival in progress, ready to download and enjoy.
Video and images from the past few days.
> Absentee Camp!
YOU ARE HERE!
Pitch your tent and become part of the Burning Man community. Hang out with fellow participants and meet playa celebrities. .
> FEATURED EVENT
Selected events from Center Camp, West Stage, and the Avenue of Art. Experience some of the outrageous artists and performers who give this festival its unique smoke and sizzle.

NOW FEATURING
> The Black Rock Overture
> The Theme Camps
> RealAudio band recordings!


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