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Radio Electra 103.9
Radio Electra 103.9, (formerly radio anarchy) will return to Black Rock City with an eclectic array of Music, News and Commentary. Villages and Theme Camps wishing to announce playa events are welcome to stop in.

Hometown: Tucson, AZ
URL: radio-electra.com
Contact: dozer(at)burningman(dot)com

1. Build triangle shelters with playa glued to the plywood as camoflage. Line these structures up at 225 degrees with a view of the man looking down each structure. Rebuild the granite range on the playa by reapplying playa and water into a clay structure of the range. Floating world.

Hometown: Dixfield, ME
Contact: gempaint(at)midmail(dot)com

Quench your thirst, and cleanse your sensory palate at RECHARGE!!! Come join us for our afternoon Hai/Tea/Ku Salon: we'll have delicious iced tea and salon delights; you compose an on-the-spot haiku for the Big Book!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: recharge.zillabit.com
Contact: klausthepd(at)hotmail(dot)com

Recycle Camp

Hometown: Oakland, CA
Contact: misterecycle(at)mshvp(dot)com

Reincarnation Location
Confess your sins, serve pennance and be reborn through our 6' vagina adjacent to our 2 24' diameter breasts, then dance the night away or relax in our pillow room.

Hometown: Van Nuys, CA
Contact: tom(at)funkweb(dot)net

Renaults Family

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: robert.binkley(at)bigfoot(dot)com

Reno Philosophants
The playa roach thought extinct was found in Baldini's Casino. We hope to restore it to its natural habitat of the Black Rock. Pioneers called it the buffalo of the Great Basin.

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: keck(at)dri(dot)edu

Risa is an infamously lush resort planet renowned for its breezes and easy-going, uninhibited sexuality. Come visit the music bar in the tie-dye dome. Thursday night party as usual.

Hometown: Carson City, NV
Contact: rstim00100(at)aol(dot)com

Rococo Risque
Rococo Risque will offer the national and international cabaret driven, circus twirling, street performance artist a haven to explore the riches of their artistic self with a night of puppet karaoke hosted by the Lord of the Karaoke, a cabaret style cocktail hour, and other impromptu acts of social inequity!!!

Hometown: Oakland, CA
Contact: artemiss78(at)hotmail(dot)com


Sacred Heart Oasis
Sacred Heart Oasis — We will be a Harbor Beacon with an alternative energy twist (located in AEZ Village). We invite all to be Alladin, the genie, a whirling dervish, belly dancer, or whatever. Providing Arabic music, games, and a nice place to chill, create, and share. Prizes for participants.

Hometown: Dearborn, MI
Contact: jbartkus(at)flash(dot)net

Sacred Land Project
The Sacred Land Project is a SF based but globally minded promotional organization with goals that include uniting the electronic underground into a network of unified resources, creating safe, sustainable areas of land to hold our gatherings on, and assisting other grooups with similar views. We are hosting a BREAKS OF DAWN, a breakbeat dance gathering on Thursday August 29th. Guests include Sunz of Mecha, Miss Bliss, Imri, Smalls & DJ Ripple. Others TBA.

Hometown: Pacifica, CA
Contact: indebiker(at)aol(dot)com

Sacred Playground
Sacred Playground is a gift from the heart of the Berkeley Toltec Center of Creative Intent, a shamanic center that supports the discovery of divinity through self-acceptance and personal freedom. We are providing a sacred, grounding dome, sunset healing circles, and elemental rituals to give Burners the opportunity to recharge their energy and come back to their centers in between roaming the Floating Worlds of Burning Man 2002. We intend to do our part to magically support the highest good for all participants at the event, whether or not we connect with you individually.

Hometown: Oakland, CA
URL: www.toltecmagician.com/sacredplayground.htm
Contact: jordan(at)toltecmagician(dot)com

Safari Social Club
On safari at a playa near you. Please refrain from teasing the caged specimens.

Hometown: Concord, CA
Contact: bm(at)StoreySt(dot)com

Scenic Black Rock City

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: scootdaddy74(at)yahoo(dot)com

Scurvy Monkey
Got Scurvy? Join the Scurvy Monkey for high tea and vitamin C. Tea times as posted.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: ian(at)neo(dot)com

Sea Monkey
Come and play at Camp Sea Monkey! Home to buried treasure, scavenger hunts, tons of games, and some of the most crazy monkeys around.

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
Contact: warpedjester(at)yahoo(dot)com

Sea of Reverie
Come join this shipwrecked crew for painting,scavanger hunt (sign up by Wednesday 11am), Happy Hour(s) Thursday 4pm-7pm, Drinks, questionaire and gifts. View the shipwreck of the HMS REVERIE & share your stories & culture as we help to document the many tribes of this amazing Black Rock Island.

Hometown: Ashland, OR
Contact: Splinterxman(at)aol(dot)com

Secret Cove
Sail through the Straits of Black Rock and past the Great Bare Rear Reef to the Isle of Ill Repute. There you will discover Poseidon's Pleasure Palace and the Mermaids Womb bar which lies within.

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
Contact: dan_weller(at)yahoo(dot)com

Sinner Camp
As an alternative to the year after year center camp, we now offer a new and more exciting SINNER CAMP! Break commandments, say the name of the lord in vain, come to hell where all the fun is and undo organized religion.

Hometown: Orinda, CA

Sky People
The Sky People invite you to experience the space above Black Rock City. Stop by to share our unique view of the Floating World.

Hometown: Eloy, AZ
URL: www.aerialsoul.com/BurningSky
Contact: bryantburke(at)hotmail(dot)com

SlutMonkeys High Jinx High
Come play with the Slut Monkeys at High Jinx High. Twirl poi, play drums, roll around with fuzzy snakes... activities begin daily at 4:20.

Hometown: North Hollywood, CA
Contact: cindees(at)yahoo(dot)com

Smite Camp

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: pkhogue(at)yahoo(dot)com

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Snowflake Village
Snowflake Village is a home for artists from across the Midwest and Canada. We bring our unique perspective and our hospitality. In Snowflake Village there are fire performances, games, a dance tent, movies, a fire circus... meet someone at Speed Dating Dome, visit the Pumpkin Lounge, then afterwards, the Drive-thru Confessional... All in one village! See you there.

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
URL: www.clevian.com/snowflake.htm
Contact: eric(at)clevian(dot)com

Soft Rock Cafe
"The Soft Rock Cafe... just add water. When soft rock is heard, pancakes will be served."

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: ks(at)ksolomon(dot)com

Solo Collective
The Camp for People Who Have No Camp: the Solo Collective is an opportunity to network with other solo travelers, share resources, and share your experience. We value self-sufficiency and fun, and we warmly welcome new members; please see our web site for information on how to join us.

Hometown: Tempe, AZ
URL: www.solocollective.org
Contact: melani(at)solocollective(dot)org

Space Vikings
Space Vikings come to enslave you! Come on over and enjoy fire performance at night, or try your luck at the Wheel of Misfortune in the daytime.

Hometown: Toronto, ON
Contact: ljweller(at)sympatico(dot)ca

Space Virgin Light Continuum
Chasing space demons across the universe, the Space Virgins have crashed into the floating world! Come play with us in our alien space lounge, and we'll help you burn your own space demons down!

Hometown: Seattle, WA
URL: www.spacevirgin.org
Contact: shelly(at)hive-mind(dot)com

Come to Spacelounge — giving drinks and beats since before you were born.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.spacelounge.com
Contact: schlomo(at)spacelounge(dot)com

Spaghetti Western Camp
We will be serving vegan spaghetti from 5-7 on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as well as showing the old Clint Eastwood spaghetti western movies. Join us.

Hometown: Antioch, CA
Contact: ballred(at)fmtinv(dot)com

Sparseland County
Formerly Hearth Camp and now the daytime home to four giant fire cauldrons of The Encompassment Project. Choose a heading and help push a flaming vessel into the night.

Hometown: Hollywood, CA
URL: www.playahearth.com
Contact: syd(at)playahearth(dot)com

Spherocity is a microcosm community in which large interconnecting geodescic spheres, each inhabited by a unique sensory experience, invite all into a visceral world unbound by rules. Come release into the Amusement Dome, feel the TactilE Dome, chill in the Great White North Dome, dance in the Orange Dome and so much more...

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: patrick(at)shearn(dot)net

Spoon Return Center
Delivering enlightenment and peace-of-mind to anyone with a spoon. Come in, cool down, and give your wayward spoon a new life.

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Contact: spoonreturn(at)yahoo(dot)com

Spock Mountain Research Labs
Jed Sanders and his band of cyberbilly hyperscientists bring their MOBILE SCIENCE SHACK back to the Playa for the 5th straight year! Come enjoy the fascinating world of beverage science and leisure technology in a relaxed, hillbilly atmosphere.

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: sam(at)dasbistro(dot)com

Starlite Drive-in Movie Theatre
Theme double-features and midnight movies, professionally projected on a giant dive-in screen. A playa landmark, an art boat destination, and a space to swim in the currents of cinematic celluloid.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: mdq(at)attbi(dot)com

StarLust Lounge
StarLust, the original alien Center Camp barter bar - your before during and after party spot of nightly fun and foolishness. We have returned from our underwater expedition and have brought new tantilizing devices and liquids to unleash. Everynight a different theme, a different party, the same great hosts. Bring your libations and pleasure devices for experimentations. StarLust, the neighborhood bar where the locals and aliens meet.

Hometown: San Anselmo, CA
URL: www.starlustlounge.com
Contact: harlenmallis(at)metatv(dot)com

Camp Stimulas will feature games, jell-o shots, watermellon and a photo studio. Come, play, take a shot, get shot, take home a portrait of your burning self.

Hometown: Truckee, CA
Contact: phatkatphoyography(at)earthlink(dot)net

Sub-Culture Island
We rise and claim our island and transport, the Sub-Liminal Submarine as it treks to far off watery distances on the playa, returning to our island of bubbles, misting, costuming, peace, love and gary.

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Contact: kellyhiatt(at)hotmail(dot)com

Summer Camp
Summer Camp is about nostalgia — join us for arts and crafts, fishing and canoeing, and scary stories around the campfire. Re-meet yourself as a 10 year old at Camp, and see what you have to say.

Hometown: Redwood City, CA
URL: www-psych.stanford.edu/%7Epam/summercamp.html
Contact: pks(at)stanford(dot)edu

Super Camp
Estradasphere and yoga all in super 16-bit! Booyah!

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
URL: www.arkmay.com/bm/
Contact: nikiaurora(at)hotmail(dot)com

Hop! Wriggle! Stand very still. Sweat. Giggle. Be who you will.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.supersnail.com
Contact: julian(at)supersnail(dot)com

Surfing Man
SURFING MAN at night will surf the playa, lit brillantly for all denizens of the deep to see He will be mounted on a sailboard and constructed of tubular carpet tubes and a paper mache head, He will burn in a fiery wipeout.

Hometown: Oakland, CA
URL: www.tshrew.net/mcg/hearthome.html
Contact: mmcgothigan(at)identix(dot)com

Swell Self-Esteem Service
Let the Swell Self-Esteem Service Station keep your ego running like a well-oiled machine. The Swell process is engineered to inflate your sense of self-worth and is the best thing you can do to prepare yourself for the party ahead. It's a complete head flush and preventative ego-maintenance program that takes only a few minutes. The service includes a diagnostic vibe emissions test to ensure that you are in compliance with Burning Man's strict rules for negativity pollution. Removal of existing mental blockages and flushing out other unwanted psychic funk will be performed daily at our camp featuring full diagnostic facilities to scan the following areas: 1) sense of self-worth/head inflation pressure 2) joie-de-vivre levels 3) positive mental alignment.

Hometown: Arlington, VA
Contact: gnlmno(at)yahoo(dot)com

Swiss Army Camp
The all-purpose camp! From reggae to rock to house to drum circles. From raging parties to picnics to chill time. Movies? R/C racing? Bring it on! Email if you're interested in helping/camping with us.

Hometown: Santa Ana, CA
Contact: swissarmycamp(at)neutrinorecords(dot)com

Synaesthesia bids you to join us in The Temple of Ebbing Reality. Through the powerful and ancient rituals of music and dance, we invite you to worship at the altar of your consciousness in our psychedelic, underwater temple. Amid magickal mermaids, otherworldly fish, holy shrines, esoteric relics and spellcrafting music, all fellow seekers, shaman djs, ecstatic dancers and others are welcome to conjure deities and divine consciousness in our sacred, subaqueous realm.

Hometown: Chatsworth, CA
URL: www.playadust.com/synaesthesia/map.htm
Contact: jennifer(at)netcaffeine(dot)com


3-D Island of Buried Pleasures

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: pinky1(at)speakeasy(dot)net

Tabstop Faction
Donate words to the cause and watch them transformed into short, unpredictable stories on our trusty manual typewriters, or sit down behind the typewriter yourself! Tips on improvisational writing will be provided.

Hometown: Somerville, MA
URL: www.pastemob.org/burn/
Contact: aaron(at)eecs.harvard(dot)edu

Ware sailor; here there be aliens, and we be registering everyone of them on the planet Tarwater's temporary island. We're setting down on the floating sea and setting up our alien registry, complete with self-serve bowling, an eye-opening ring toss, rides in the H.M.S. Kuru, and music by Lord Xibalba — drop by and tell us what planet you're from.

Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA
Contact: leaddog(at)ix.netcom(dot)com

Come relax in luxurious Moroccan splendor at Tazii! Yoga, music jams, general chill... in our beautiful festival tents, di-rect from Marrakesh...

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: jainesy(at)yahoo(dot)com

TechnoFartz Camp

Hometown: Healdsburg, CA
Contact: utakiwataru(at)hotmail(dot)com

Temple of Atonement
Black Rock City's biggest and best BD/SM theme camp. Confess your sins to the Judge and be cleansed of the evils in your soul. Enjoy a cocktail at our Black and Blues Bar or just groove to the Goth/Industrial tunes. Sin, repent, repeat.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
URL: www.geocities.com/Pentagon/Barracks/3969/TOA1.html
Contact: rmarley(at)ix.netcom(dot)com

Temple of Boognish II

Hometown: Dallas, TX
Contact: heather(at)dsccpa(dot)com

Temple of The Indifferent

Hometown: Ventura, CA
Contact: hanrahanmb(at)compuserv(dot)com

Tengu Teahaus
Tengu are japanese demons, cunning and mischievous. Masters of mimicry, they feign the shapes of beasts, priests and teahaus denizens. All this not to say that we will engage in the traditional tengu rite of kami-kakushi, or divine kidnapping. Of course, it's not to say that we won't. All are welcome to sample the pleasures and terrors of the tengu teahaus.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.zorca.com/tengu/
Contact: zorca(at)well(dot)com

Tent, Tower & Balloons

Hometown: Tallahassee, FL
Contact: will.moore(at)netzero(dot)net

Texas Village
Barter Bob's Forgotten Supplies, The Necklace Factory, The Costume Exchange all return to Burning Man. You need it/we have it/come and get it.

Hometown: Houston, TX
Contact: julief(at)houston.rr(dot)com

Thermal Shock

Hometown: Van Nuys, CA
Contact: uber(at)uberguber(dot)com

ThinAIR brings you impersonal hassle of modern airline travel with the swank styling of the heyday of the jet age. Come book a ticket to nowhere and revel in our posh airport lounge — the line forms over there...

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: rob(at)brianrobert(dot)com

Three Mile Island
Come visit beautiful Three Mile Island, shining symbol of progress and landmark site of nuclear meltdown! Relax among friends beneath the romantic green glow of the cooling towers, who knows, you might even mutate!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: justis2(at)hotmail(dot)com

Post - apocaliptic social setting featuring dome battles, dancing, preformances, bar, fire art, art cars, and parades.

Hometown: San Pablo, CA
Contact: honeyandacid(at)yahoo(dot)com

Tittyman Camp
Come see the tittyman and leave your prints at Burning Man.

Hometown: Modesto, CA
URL: www.thetittyman.com
Contact: hrock1(at)juno(dot)com

Once again, TOTEM (Temple Of The Eternal Mysteries) brings the gift of healing massage to Black Rock City. Earn a backrub or a therapeutic massage by meeting our mysterious criteria. Crawl in, float home! Experienced massagers and builders, please join us.

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
URL: eternal-mysteries.org
Contact: tadmuck(at)attbi(dot)com

Toys for Tits
Do your part to make Black Rock beautiful: come to Toys for Tits to make your very own pair of Playa Pasties. Men, don't forget--you have nipples, too!

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
Contact: morgbert(at)hotmail(dot)com

Come make memories that last a lifetime at the Trampaloid's free anti-gravitational photo studio! We provide the costumes, the polaroids, the jaw-droppingly realistic magical backdrop, and the trampolining device; you provide the bounce and your beautiful smile.

Hometown: Oakland, CA
Contact: frolicmagazine(at)yahoo(dot)com

Tribal Thunder Camp
All for Drums and Drums for All! Tribal Thunder Camp is a marvelous place to play and learn that constant, friendly, same, ONE, playa beat that you begin to understand around your third night out here. peace

Hometown: Martinez, CA
Contact: toddtool(at)netvista(dot)net

Trolltown (within the conglomerate)
Need a buddy to share your experiences in Black Rock City? Stop by Trolltown and adopt your very own troll! Ask about our 'trade-a-troll' program!

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Contact: randanna(at)attbi(dot)com

Turning Hand Community (THC)
Turning Hand Community is an eclectic assemblage of individual and small group projects coming together as one in the beneficent shadow of The Hand. This year's installations are The Hand (of course), the T.H.C. Family Fun Center, Turning Hand Theatre, Pinky's Bar, Porno Lanes, the Misting Dome and anything else we think of. Most pieces are open to 24x7 or until we pass out.

Hometown: Portland, OR
Contact: addison441(at)attbi(dot)com

Tutankhamen's Playground

Hometown: Los Banos, CA
Contact: byron.priore(at)lamrc(dot)com