“This is Burning Man” Event Explores Burning Man’s Past & Future

Larry Harvey (photo by Scott London)
Larry Harvey (photo by Scott London)

Burning Man co-founders Larry Harvey and Michael Mikel (aka Danger Ranger) join “This is Burning Man” author Brian Doherty for an evening exploring the past, present and future of Burning Man, July 24 at Z Space Theater in San Francisco.

Burning Man started with a handful of people on Baker Beach, and over 27 years has grown to become a cultural phenomenon that attracts 60,000 participants to the Nevada Desert each summer. Now organizers are expanding beyond the desert to ignite a cultural, technological and artistic evolution on a global scale.

Danger Ranger and friends, 2001 (photo by Julian Cash)
Danger Ranger and friends, 2001 (photo by Julian Cash)

Ticket sales benefit the nonprofit Burning Man Project, dedicated to extending Burning Man culture into the world. Pricing is “pay what you can” to benefit the Project: $20, $30 or $50. Premium seating at $125 includes “This is Burning Man” hard cover book signed by the presenters. $100 of this is tax deductible.

Z Space Theater is at 450 Florida Street in San Francisco. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the presentation begins at 7 p.m. A reception and book signing will take place immediately following the discussion.

For more information and to reserve tickets, click here.

For more about the Burning Man Project: burningmanproject.org

About the author: Megan Miller

Megan Miller joined the full time Burning Man staff as Public Relations Manager in 2012. As such, she endeavors to keep the flow of information moving to and from participants, BMHQ, cooperating government agencies and the media. Born and raised in Alaska, Megan first set foot on playa in 2009 and knew immediately her world had been wholly and permanently transformed. Before joining this crazy bunch, Megan spent a decade trying to change the world (for the better, she hopes) while working for environmental nonprofits, health care agencies, campaigns, and the U.S. Senate. On playa she's known as 'Juno' and can be found at Media Mecca.

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