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2008 THEME CAMPS & VILLAGES

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A Bordello of Dust
Bordello of Dust: Fun & sleazy in the name of art, expression, playfulness and theatrics, not really in the name of sex at all. An "Amsterdam Alley" of windowed peep show stages for burlesques shows. Nightly shows of erotica, pole dancing, & more. Want 2 play?
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
URL: www.burningtribe.com/bod/index.html
Contact: Bordello (at) burningtribe (dot) com

A Shack of Sit
We’ve built a Shack on the Playa. Our Sit doesn’t stink - come say "HiYa." Whatever your nation or tribe, relax for a while and imbibe cool air in a comfortable chair, a massage, or gastric lavage with the drinks that we plan to supply ya.
Hometown: Boise, ID
Contact: nscribe (at) alligraphy (dot) com

Above The Limit
Cafe Kona's morning coffee, Deep South's Verandah Lounge, BeerGarden's 125 gallons of finest homebrew, SwagExchange Outpost, and exotic beverages in spectacular Crystal Cavern 40' dome bar lounge- we're the Beermerican Dream from sea to shining sea, entertaining friends new and old around the clock!
Hometown: Reno, NV
URL: www.campabovethelimit.com
Contact: twilight (at) campabovethelimit (dot) com

Abstininthe
Abstininthe is the friendly bar on the playa,providing our special drink to the thirsty of BRC since the last millenium. Come try our many flavors and enjoy the music, ambience and conversation of our neighborhood bar.
Hometown: Berkeley, BC
URL: abstininthe.tribe.net
Contact: kanstine (at) earthlink (dot) net

Advice Booth Camp
Come and sit down for some advice on anything that is concerning you in your life.
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Contact: rothhall (at) hotmail (dot) com

Airport — BRC Port of Entry
BRC International is a real but temporary airport with over 200 planes, skydivers, ultralights, runway, terminal building, customs Inspectors. The Port of Entry Village (at the intersection of 5:00 and the trash fence) is home to aviators, land sailors, theme camps, art cars, and artists.
Hometown: Larkspur, CA
URL: www.portofentry.org/
Contact: mjtwing (at) gmail (dot) com

AKAirways
AKAirways is an art group based in New York City. Our focus is sculpture/installation. The inflatable objects and environments that we create are the central components of our installations.
Hometown: New York, NY
URL: www.akairways.com
Contact: anakin (at) akairways (dot) com

ALBINO!
Afrobeat lovers, World-Funk maniacs, LIVE music freaks: ALBINO! camp is home to the nationally-touring 11-piece afrobeat ensemble-ALBINO!; complete with 4-piece horns section, costumes, dancers, and full band choreography. Think James Brown funk meets World Beat grooves; just add playa dust...
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.albinoband.com/
Contact: nathan (at) albinoband (dot) com

Alqmy Camp
Metaphysical therapy and purifying transformations served by a squad of transcendental facilitators and guides to the grounded now.
Hometown: Berkeley, CA
URL: www.alqmy.com
Contact: molohaus (at) gmail (dot) com

Altar-nation
Come into an Altar-nation, a place to test our hearts and minds through conection, intention, meditation, and freedom of self. Let our alters be a guide for inspiration, hope, love, laughter and peace.
Hometown: Castro Valley, CA
Contact: hbgarden (at) yahoo (dot) com

Altitude Lounge
Join us for drinks, refreshing cold air in the Chill van, and an elevated deck and bar. We'll be spinning downtempo grooves at sunset and each night while providing high altitude views of the playa and Opulent Temple.
Hometown: Denver, CO
Contact: pearsonified (at) gmail (dot) com

Alternative Energy Zone Village
If you have an interest in alternative energy, then welcome, you are invited to join our village of friendly folks. You will see solar panels, wind generators, solar ovens, solar showers, water cleaning, MANY MANY blinky lights, and people who can show YOU how to do it too.
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.ae-zone.org
Contact: horne-bman@slc.com.au

Ambivert's Wild West Saloon
This watering hole will be open in the heat of the afternoon Tuesday - Saturday between 1-5pm. Here's a place to get out of the sun and enjoy a cold one and if you dare take a chance on our game to get an extra shot or two. See Y'all There!
Hometown: Glendale, CA
Contact: tigger_me_2 (at) yahoo (dot) com

American Dreamers
A "hotel", with plenty of room, sleep, meditate, or participate in our dream related workshops. Learn about your dreams and interact with other dreamers.
Hometown: Anchorage, AK
URL: www.myspace.com/akburners
Contact: akburners (at) gmail (dot) com

American Excess Camp
American Excess Camp - "A bunch of people with a bunch of stuff you don't need"
Hometown: Park City, UT
URL: www.americanexcesscamp.com
Contact: artwhore1 (at) gmail (dot) com

American Idle
Chill out with our tribute to the great American pastime. Expect big dreams, big beats, furtive firsts, shag carpet and plenty of couches.
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: permeant (at) gmail (dot) com

American Jungle of Earthly Delights
The American Jungle of Earthly Delight is an eclectic dreamscape of our physical and cultural cognitive jungles. It is a dense, misty mass of contrasts and contradictions where explorers frolick and relax in a maze of interactive games and thirst quenching jungle drinks. Emerge rested and refreshed.
Hometown: Portland, OR
Contact: protractor (at) msn (dot) com

American Steel & Steve23 for Mayor
Presenting the American Dream, Headless Point style. The crew that brought you some of the biggest art ever seen on the playa (including Crude Awakening and The One Tree) is back! Come play with amazing metal & fire art, learn how to weld, ride in our crane, and VOTE for Steve23 for Mayor of BRC!
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: headlesspoint.com/a23
Contact: juicy23 (at) gmail (dot) com

American Suburban Gladiators
What happens when perfect suburbanites in their perfect row houses can't take their perfectly predictible lives anymore? They turn into... American Suburban Gladiators! Come battle soccer moms, doctors, business men & mailmen to see if you can complete their insanely suburban tournament course!
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.hillelsmith.com/BurningMan2008.html
Contact: jessicaevechase (at) gmail (dot) com

American Wet Dream Camp
Wet and wild nocturnal emissions style. Join a mix bag of Canadian and American playa players (formerly known as "The Web of Destiny" as they jam on this years theme with a 24/7 pajama party celebrating that which goes "Hump" in the night.
Hometown: Halifax, NS
Contact: adin (at) collideascope (dot) com

The Americas' Immigrant Camp
The USA and Mexico join to celebrate the migration to Burning Man. A festive migrant camp with a well stocked tequilla bar.
Hometown: Austin, TX
Contact: mike_in_texas (at) hotmail (dot) com

Amerikesh
Luxury oasis providing fusion cuisine for those who wish or need rejuvenation in a plush environment of Persian'esq rugs and simulated maharaja tent.
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
URL: amerikesh.com
Contact: jerryisgreat (at) msn (dot) com

...and then there's only LOVE.
Come celebrate the First Amendment through daily discussions and nightly shows. Freedom of expression and spirituality is OUR American Dream.
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
URL: myspace.com/andthentheresonlylove
Contact: jennifersteele69 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Andy's Wonder Factory
Andy Warhol meets Wonder Bread in BRC. The Factory will be open for you to star in impromptu video interviews, add to the worlds largest Wonder bread dough ball, tag the Wonderwall with your own American dream, or just loaf in the cool shade.
Hometown: Carmel Valley, CA
Contact: ehenrici (at) redshift (dot) com

Angels & Shamans
Renegade Monks, Healers, Angels & Shamans on the Esplanade. The Renegage Angelic Shaman returns for his 3rd straight year with world-class, SoulTouch Healing. 200 hours of astounding healings over the last two burns. A small but select group of World class healers & shamans invited to send resumes.
Hometown: Boise, ID
Contact: soultouchus (at) yahoo (dot) com

Anonymous Village
Anonymous Village is an oasis of recovery in the eye of the creation cyclone of Burning Man. We host 12 step meetings AA, NA, Alanon, Naranon and all other recovery based entities. There are regularly scheduled meetings and as needed. We also rescue those that find themselves needing our services.
Hometown: Graham, WA
Contact: locotom (at) drizzle (dot) com

AOXOMOXOA
AOXOMOXOA presents AMERICAN BEAUTY. Come by for beautiful music, meet beautiful people with beautiful dreams, and tell us yours! Dancin', prancin' 'till the morning comes. "And when you hear that song, come crying like the wind, it seems all this life was just a dream." -Robert Hunter
Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA
URL: the-garrison.com
Contact: loryo (at) sonic (dot) net

Apocalypse Lounge
Don't panic. We thought of you: chalk easel boards to create art, seminars on surviving a zombie attack & robot uprising, guided tours (bring hawaiian shirt), "suit night" & a wheel of chance. Come for coffee in the AM & enjoy shade all day; you may see some old faces & meet some new ones.
Hometown: Portland, OR
URL: www.myspace.com/apocalypse_lounge
Contact: rubbergloveseduction (at) hotmail (dot) com

APOKILIPTIIKA
Located as part of Terminal City, APOKILIPTIKA spins the "American Dream" theme into its "Freedoom and Doomocracy" sub-theme, with all sorts of light hearted (and some not so light) twists and jabs on American culture, politics, iconography, foreign policy and more — all with that special APOKILIPTIKA style. We like art, and will have lots of it in and around the camp.
Hometown: Carson City, NV
URL: www.apokiliptika.com
Contact: 4doobers (at) pyramid (dot) net

Apre's Ski BRC
a•près-ski[ah-prey-skee,ap-rey,noun] The period of relaxation after skiing A rich cultural heritage at ski resorts worldwide We have now brought this magic to the playa After a long day on the slopes come and mingle with our snow men frolic with our gogo dancing ski bunnies and relax your muscles in our winter wonderland Visit our party Wednesday in the snow storm.
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Contact: brucelane (at) telus (dot) net

Arachnophobia
Arachnophobia is a dark Cabaret, a twisted mix of entertainment. From goth/industrial tunes to j-pop at night, mixed with cult movies, anime, gothic karaoke, even children's crafts and much more... Every hour is unique at the big spider.
Hometown: Boulder, CO
URL: www.burningspider.com
Contact: gothspider (at) aol (dot) com

Arcadia
Recreating an idyllic interaction between man and nature.
Hometown: Glen Ellen, CA
Contact: dave (at) davebrinkley (dot) com

Arconauts
Pulling cities out of hats and uniting lost socks...
Hometown: Mayer, AZ
Contact: tuckzen (at) hotmail (dot) com

Arctica
Arctica is the original ice sales camp located inside the Center Camp circle. Hours of operation are Monday through Sunday from 9am - 6pm & Labor Day from 9am - noon. 10lb blocks of ice and 7lb bags of crushed ice can be purchased for $3 each. Ice can also be purchased in the 3 & 9 o'clock plazas.
Hometown: Portland, OR
Contact: icequeen (at) burningman (dot) com

Area 47 - Space Virgins, DV8, ++
The Space Virgins & DV8, plus friends from around the world come together to bring the return of Area 47 to the playa.
Hometown: Seattle, WA
URL: www.spacevirgin.org
Contact: bryanwilkerson (at) yahoo (dot) com

Art Model Camp
The core of this group is art models at burning man. We welcome professional models, artists, Art Model Fans, and compatible friends from any city or country to camp with or near us space permitting. Our camp activities include posing for drawings, and other events to be announced.
Hometown: Claremont, CA
Contact: artmodelcamp (at) yahoogroups (dot) com

the art of such n such
the art of such n such is an art support camp for the fleeble flobbler theme art project.the such n such is a collective of art and artists from the country.we will have delightful shade by day and wood fired caldrons by night placed out front for warming your bones!
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
URL: www.howhowhow.com/bmancamp08/suchnsuch08.html
Contact: chunks (at) mindspring (dot) com

Art Car Camp
This is a camp that features bonafide Art Cars that are licensed and insured and function outside of Burning Man in every day society. This year the Telephone Car by Howard Davis will be heading the camp making its first appearance in the history of Burning Man.
Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Contact: excentrix (at) aol (dot) com

ArtEast
ArtEast is an interactive art gallery designed for anyone who wanted to make art for burning man but did not have the means mainly because of, but not limited to, international travel. we offer never ending art projects that can be added onto by anyone.
Hometown: Preston, WA
Contact: ChickenMcFetus (at) gmail (dot) com

ARTery
This is the on playa headquarters for Burning Man's art department. Welcome to all the artists that make Burning Man the wonderful art event it is!
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: bettiejune (at) burningman (dot) com

Ashram Galactica (The Grand Hotel)
"Your Home Away from Home Away from Home™"
The Grand Hotel at Ashram Galactica sets the standard for hospitality in the Black Rock City Metropolitan Area. Enjoy a crisp cocktail and conversation. Our well-informed and obsequious concierge will be happy to advise the traveler of all the city offers.
Hometown: Venice, CA
URL: www.ashramgalactica.com
Contact: rob (at) ashramgalactica (dot) com

Asshole Spotlight Camp
Come check out our various optical exhibits. From laser grids to monochromatic sodium bulbs we'll freak you out with our visual effects.
Hometown: Portola Valley, CA
Contact: bm (at) galenrichards (dot) com

Astral Headwash
Good day dirty dwellers! We will be washing hair in the desert again this year. Come visit us with your happy spirits, your smiling faces and your dirty hair and we'll do our best to make you feel like you're in heaven. We'll see you Monday - Friday noon - 4 PM. Remember to arrive early!
Hometown: Westminster, CO
Contact: meydenbauer (at) yahoo (dot) com

Astral Lounge
Astral Lounge is a small, intimate chill space, providing a cool, shaded oasis of calm during the hottest part of the day, and a mellow, relaxed vibe all night long.
Hometown: Edinboro, PA
Contact: eric.schruers (at) gmail (dot) com

Astropups
This will be Astropups 8th year of fabulous fun on the playa. We'll be returning with our own brand of frisky frivolity that Burners have come to know and love.
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.astropups.com
Contact: nielsoneric (at) yahoo (dot) com

Asylum: Main Street USA
Asylum is the solar powered American Main Street of multiple theme camps and art projects. These groups include Camp No Evil, Church of the Pink Sock, King of America, Manifest Blasphemy, Orgasmateria, Psychonauts, Rubber Chicken Camp and Whiskey & Whores Saloon.
Hometown: New York, NY
URL: www.asylumvillage.com
Contact: steveratti (at) gmail (dot) com

Austria – no stars, just stripes
Play the game and discover the Austrian in yourself! Prove your Austrian skills for example by Jodeln (Austrian singing) or Schuhblattln (Austrian dance) and gain the bronze, silver or golden Edelweiss. Take a rest in the alpinistic chillout-zone and enjoy remixes of Sound-of-Music-songs. Bussi
Hometown: Vienna
URL: austrian-dream.piranho.at
Contact: cccccccccc (at) gmx (dot) at


Automatic Subconscious
Come on down and witness grave misunderstandings of a Brobdignagian nature as unexpected, collective neuronal firings from the recent past in a different place on the space-like/time-like sheet we believe we inhabit causes events inevitable that will lead to your having a new and novel experience.
Hometown: Brighton, MA
URL: www.automaticsubconscious.com
Contact: d_ruuska (at) hotmail (dot) com

Avalon Village
Avalon Village is a large queer/queer friendly village of theme camps including Quixote's Cabaret, Camp Montage, Astro Pups, Fairyland, Camp Stella, Camp Celestial Bodies, Vietnamese Iced Coffee Camp, and The Uncharted Territories. Come join us for performance, workshops, and playa fun!
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: nathanpurkiss (at) yahoo (dot) com

Avant Yard
Hello friend. You wanna play? The Avant Yard is home to the Diaspora _A_r_t_s_ _C_o_l_l_e_c_t_i_v_e_,_ _w_h_o_ _b_r_i_n_g_s_ _y_o_u_ _t_h_e_a_t_r_e_!_ _L_a_u_g_h_t_e_r_!_ _I_m_a_g_i_n_a_t_i_o_n_!_ _W_o_r_k_s_h_o_p_s_!_ _ _P_a_r_t_i_e_s_!_ _D_a_n_c_i_n_g_!_ _S_i_n_g_i_n_g_!_ _ _C_o_o_k_i_e_s_!
Hometown: Fremont, CA
URL: www.thecollectivenow.com
Contact: EvolveWithPassion (at) gmail (dot) com

Awakened Mind Tantra
Camp for the Vajranandacharya Buddhist school of Tantra and Yoga. Monks from the Awakened Mind Meditation Center in San Francisco will teach free meditation classes. Samvara, the school founder, will perform Darshan and other special Buddhist blessings. Stop by for Enlightenment and fun!
Hometown: Emerald Hills, CA
Contact: gmalone (at) oneteamtech (dot) com