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2004 THEME CAMPS AND VILLAGES

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Jewels from the Vaults of Heaven
Cirque de Flambe presents nightly, Jewels from the Vaults of Heaven. As fire-sapphire and pyro-opals dance at the dimming of twilight, the rash will pause, the deepening will open, and the sublime will begin.

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Contact: maque (at) drizzle (dot) com

Johnny & the Playa Cruizers
Johnny and the Playa Cruizer's Bicycle Repair Chassis Lube and Body Shop Home of Pro wrenching, bitchen flame jobs, pin stripes and lube jobs. Get your shaft cranked, headers blown, chassis lubed, and have your bike OR body striped, flamed, and detailed by the best wrench jockeys in Black Rock City (BRC).

Hometown: Redmond, WA
Contact: johnny (at) playacruizers (dot) com or m.gove (at) comcast (dot) net

JoyCamp
"JoyCamp members will engage playa residents in joyous activities, some of which will be done out on the playa, such as singing via mobile karaoke, while others, such as playing with hula hoops, sit-n-spins, Twister and other childhood games, dancing, telling stories and having photographs within JoyCamp's JoyGround."

Hometown: West Hollywood, CA
Contact: mmyerhoff (at) yahoo (dot) com

Just Like Sister
A new collective of lunatics for BM... But really, We are a South bay Burning Man group making plans for another fun year at Burning Man. We will be holding a lot of Theme parties like Dr. Seuss meal day, Host your dinner day (you bring your dinner, we host it), and sooooo much more. Find out more by visiting our e-mail group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Just-Like-Sister/.

Hometown: San Jose, CA
URL: justlikesister.netfirms.com
Contact: WarpedJester (at) yahoo (dot) com

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Kamp Karpe

Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Contact: ma (at) michaelchristian (dot) com

Kabala Kabana
Under the Vault of Heaven there are many maps to help you find your way - the Qabalah, Runes, the Medicine Wheel, Tarot, Twister. Kabala Kabana offers a participatory experience with metaphysical and just plain physical fun. Rune and Tarot readings will be available throughout the week, or come and make your own set of runes. Experience the Tree of Life of the Qabalah or ceremonies in the Medicine Wheel. Express yourself on the painting wall or join in a giant game of Twister.

Hometown: Arvada, CO
Contact: jgardner (at) gasanim (dot) com

kamp karmic kuisine (kKk)
This kamp will visit the world of other kultures through konversation and (near) karmic events.

this may include (but not limited to) the nurturing of the body, mind, and spirit in the following ways:

1. prepared food from different kultures of the world (for the body)
2. a simple hypnotherapy relaxation workshop session (for the mind)
3. a presentation of the history of house music (for the ear)

On three different evenings, one may include tasting samples of prepared kuisine (prepared appetizers) from kountries that our kosmic guests have been through as we taste prepared food/beverages (alcoholic and non-), an interactive lecture on the history of house music from the klub kulture. In addition, we may conduct a short, one hour relaxation/meditation workshop using advanced hypotherapy techniques.

Hometown: San Leandro, CA
Contact: gnow_nor (at) hotmail (dot) com

Ka Pilina
Your official home for Kama'aina on the Playa. Stop by and experience Hawaiian culture and learn how local burners do it "Island Style".

Hometown: Kailua, HI
URL: www.kapilina.org
Contact: matt (at) aquamaroon (dot) com

Karma Police, Precinct 37
The Karma Police will be on the beat this year citing Black Rock Citizens for Good and Bad Karma. When showing acts of kindness, creativity, intending to inspire... be aware, you may be cited with an actual citation.

Hometown: Tulsa, OK
URL: www.sunshinex.com/karmapolice
Contact: cookie (at) sunshinex (dot) com

Kathanika Garage & Gifting Center
Absolutely, positively, without a doubt, without a single question in our minds we present to you the wonderfullest and amazing-est, most spell-binding, incredible, edible, kooli'iwigable, schlebatical, meatanical, eerily blombatable version of **KATHANIKA** Black Rock City has ever seen. In our third year Kathanika will again be doing Storytime Shisha (with one big phat adventuresome twist), and Give A Gift Take A Gift. Poets, story writers, play writers, song writers, character voicers, good readers and bad readers alike (not to mention listeners) are all warmly welcomed. No wheelchairs, beef eaters, or red-heads allowed. Just kidding.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: aliensoverkathanika (at) yahoo (dot) com

KidsVille
The Village for today's Burning Families. Bring the family and camp with us or stop by and see the event through a child's eye. KidsVille is open to all families and their friends.

Hometown: Oakland, CA
URL: www.blackrockkids.org
Contact: kids(at)burningman(dot)com

KosherKamp
Polar opposites attraction; religious anti-anti hodgepodged next to kosher living and sabbat services. Black flags, burning undead, jewish love and prosperity.

Hometown: Lawrence, KS
Contact: harry (at) 10-h (dot) net

Kosmic Karaoke
Come enjoy a fresh mix of karaoke and margaritas that flow from the breasts of Venus. We have selected all your favorite Vault of Heaven hits!!!

Hometown: Chico, CA
Contact: oliviareynolds (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

Kostume Kult
*Kostume Kult*, located on the Esplanade in Asylum Village (7:15), offers costuming supplies and fashion advice for the aspiring fabulous. Donations gladly recycled, our costume fairies and gnomes will help you participate in style.

Hometown: NYC, NY
URL: www.KostumeKult.com or http://www.CostumeNetwork.com
Contact: Costume (at) NYC (dot) com

K-Svert 106.5 FM Radio & Stage
K-SVERT 106.5FM the 1/10 watt flame-thrower on the playa. K-Svert FM radio is your source for music, information, dis-information, rants, and grooves as well as YOUR public forum. Musicians, poets, pundits, priests and pornographers are invited to share our airwaves 24/7! Confirmed radio hosts for 2004 include longtime regulars Rabeye, Mistress Aida, Playa Monkey, Skid, DJ Spill, DJ Badtouch, TexasBob, Sacramento Dave with Sonny the Honey, The K-Svert Honeyz(tm) and the triumphant return of The Black Derby. After a wildly successful 2003 our large performance/shadow stage will return in 2004. See the best of Black Rock City talent on our stage. In 2003 we had the Mermen, Seratonins, The BONG show, and German Uber group SHUNT perform as well as hundreds of participants just like yourself! Many will be back again in 2004! Look for us on the Esplanade. Let our mighty 54ft broadcast tower be your guide. Community radio for Black Rock City. Bring your FM radio to the playa!

Hometown: Campbell, CA
Contact: maquino (at) ihot (dot) com

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Lacertilia
The Sub-Order of the Lizards will provide instruction on how to fully utilize your lizard brain (medulla oblongata) to achieve pseudosensory awareness of the simultaneity of matter and energy. Our sound-sensitive LizardDome (tm) is equipped for transdimensional transportation and sonic healing.

Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA
Contact: dr.lizard (at) lacertilia (dot) org

Lamplighter Chapel Workspace
Join us @ 5:00 in our Center Camp Chapel workplace as we clean, fill, and hang hundreds of kerosene lamps during our nightly Lamplighter Parade! Nowhere else will a couple hours of good volunteering burn all night!

Hometown: Kensington, CA
URL: www.burningman.com/participate/lamplightersvillage.html
Contact: lawstonfound (at) burningman (dot) com

Lamplighter Village
Home of the volunteers who, with lots of help from participants (i.e. YOU), light Black Rock City every night without fail! Remember: you don't have to live in the Lamplighter village to be a Lamplighter one night, a few, or many. Come beat the afternoon heat and relax under our lounge misting system. Then join us @ 5:00 in our Center Camp Chapel workplace as we clean, fill, and hang hundreds of kerosene lamps during our nightly Lamplighter Parade! Nowhere else will a couple hours of good volunteering last you and all of BRCitizenry, ALL NIGHT!

Headquarters for the first major party at Burning Man: The Annual Lamplighter "Bring your own cup" Sangria Soiree! Monday night at 10pm. Harbor of the Fountain Fall, a NEW watery oasis in the heart of our lounge.

Got a hankering for crunching some mid week veggies? Wednesday at noon the Lamplighter's serve up salad in a cup, with oodles of very special dressing. That's right kids, it time for Bloody Mary Brunch! But be sure to bring your own cup!

Hometown: Kensington, CA
URL: www.burningman.com/participate/lamplightersvillage.html
Contact: lawstonfound (at) burningman (dot) com

Lapdance
Want to try something you've thought about doing but haven't yet? Come on by and order a lap dance for yourself or surprise a friend with one. We will customize as best we can. Our place or yours.

Hometown: Grass Valley, CA
Contact: Mark311dc (at) aol (dot) com

Last Stop 'til Heaven
Breaker Breaker. Sound the airhorn. Last Stop 'til Heaven is yer last chance to fuel up before the Vaults of Heaven. Get yer souvenirs for the honey back home, wet yer dusty whistle, rest a spell in our sky chair lounge, stretch those stiff legs on the dance floor, clean your rig, and pray for a visit from the luscious lot lizards. 10-4 good buddah Over'n'Out.

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

Lawn Games
Lawn Games continues in its quest to create for you the halcyon memories of youth you know you deserve. We offer brand new memories of (amongst many options) mini-golf, bocce, croquet, four-square, and sitting in the shade watching other people sweat in the sun. Come play a game! We're always open!

Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
URL: www.dzm.com/lawngames/
Contact: dzm (at) dzm (dot) com

Lighter
Lighter Camp. Come enjoy the live DJ and VJ in the audio/visual sensory theater. A shimmering star in the Black Rock heavens.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
URL: home.earthlink.net/~binkass/
Contact: binkass (at) earthlink (dot) net

Liminal Lounge
Come one! Come all! Come to Liminal Lounge prepared to strut your stuff as we stage auditions for the Liminal Galaxy Network's newest reality show sensation, EARTH IDOL! Sing. Dance. Strip. Whip. Spin. Invoke demons. Guess weights. Show us your moles. Whatever your talent, you have a chance to walk away with out-of-this-world trophies and first-class tickets on the METEOR04 back to LGN's studios (once we get the damn intergalactic vehicle back up and flying, of course.) Auditions Mon. thru Fri. 4-7pm (or by 'special' appointment). Finals Sat. at 4pm.

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

Lions Camp / Eyeglass Recycling
Lions Camp is a place where one may leave their unused eyeglasses. They will be washed and sorted by perscription and given to people who do not have access to the glasses that they need to be able to see.

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: skooshink (at) gbis (dot) com

Liquor and Poker
Liquor in the Front, Poker in the Rear Camp will feature cold refreshing liquor in the front and absurdist poker in the rear.

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


Lite Brite
Entering our third year as Camp Lite Brite, we return to Burning Man with another iteration of the wonderful lunatics you've come to know and love. We bring great expectations for once again making our giant Lite Brite a destination for Burners from all points of BRC. We welcome you to stop by and play, show your artistic side, or just sit and stare at the kaleidoscopic greatness of our favorite toy.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.litebrite.org
Contact: blicious (at) pacbell (dot) net

Lone Star Saloon
Strap on your playa kickers and mosey on down to the Lone Star Saloon. Bring yer fiddle, six string or what not and hop up on our stage for a hoot'n and holler'n good ole time.

Hometown: Felton, CA
Contact: timbasphere (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Lost Penguin Cafe
We love. We give. We waddle. We squawk.

The Lost Penguin makes its 4th trip to Black Rock City at Vault of Heaven. Entertainment, indulgence, involvement, irreverence, wine, & chocolate. We are currently recruiting any committed, contributing, willing burners who wish to hitch their wagons to a large, established, loved, respected, well-furnished Esplanade camp. We'll have an open performance stage, sound system, lots of shelter and furnishings, a full kitchen w/ refrigerator and stove, a shower, a massage table, a crafts department, lots of love and laughs, most of us are really good looking, our ears are always on the ground, and we continuously reach for the stars. I have about 4,000 words left to write in this blurb, but my inner-Penguin tells me that you all are getting our Antarctic drift...

We want you to be part of us, and the benefits are manifold.
Plenty of lounging area, a performance stage open to all.

Hometown: Lakewood, CA
URL: lostpenguin0.tripod.com
Contact: cryingbunnies (at) earthlink (dot) net


Love Project Unlimited (LPU2004)
The Love Project Unlimited returns to Black Rock City for the sixth consecutive year to spread love and good cheer throughout the playa. Stop by to channel your inner rock star at the Karaoke Space Klamm, cool off by plaster casting your body parts, or just grab a pillow, snuggle up, and chill out.

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

Lumerian Dolphin Tribe
In our beautiful Lumerian Goddess Temple, we offer experiences for growth and transformation, through our self-awareness classes, spiritual sexuality workshops, and the popular God/Goddess rite of passage, each designed to empower and enlighten all those who partake. We are also home to the Singularity Machine and Rockem Sockem Robots.

Hometown: Layton, UT
URL: www.lumeriantribe.com
Contact: kkmanboy (at) yahoo (dot) com

LunaCity
Come celebrate the full moon on Aug. 30th at LunaCity, your re-creation station on the moon for unloading emotional baggage, while on your way to the outer reaches of the universe.

Hometown: Denver, CO
Contact: lunacityproject (at) yahoo (dot) com

LUNACITY
LUNACITY, hosted by Camp DiviNaughty, honors all that make us whole, as embodied by the Moon: our dark and naughty sides and our divine brilliant faces. LUNACITY will provide a safe haven, under the towering Oculus a 20-ft high structure, radiating golden yellow by day, and providing an enshrouded observatory to the stars (and the moon!) at night - to explore all our Phases, from New to Full. Come experience a Moon Goddess ritual; learn to make your own portable telescope to transcend space and time, receive a pampering lune-a-cure, soothe your soul to the sounds of Space Odyssey. Set your inner lunatic free!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: Lunacity2004 (at) yahoo (dot) com


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LUSH
From the soul of the world, up through the desert floor a mighty flowering tree will rise again. In 2004 Lush Camp marks its tenth year on the playa. To celebrate we will create Elysium on Earth, an amazing and delightful landscape of art: a public-spirited oasis that comforts the soul and awakens the senses.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.lushcamp.com
Contact: goldengaterecordings (at) yahoo (dot) com

Luv-A-Fair
Luv-A-Fair is the "personals for the playa". Write a bit about yourself, We take your mug shot and post it on our message boards for you to find one or more play-a-mates.

Hometown: Fair Oaks, CA
URL: www.luv-a-fair.com
Contact: jeff (at) eliseo (dot) net