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2004 THEME CAMPS AND VILLAGES

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Rainforest Refugee Camp RRC
Rainforest Refugee Camp (RRC) Returns as the Playa's premier relief station where over heated Participants from lands graced with lower temperatures and higher humidity can seek Refuge and ask for asylum from the harsh treatment they are enduring on the Playa. The entrance of the RRC has an overhead misting system giving the appearance of mist covered forests and clouds. . it is a clothing optional camp because it is just to darn hot out there on the playa. Hours are daily from about noon until it cools off late after noon about 5pm. We do accept membership of folks from all over the world. Space is limited.

Hometown: Hoquiam, WA
URL: snursery.com/rrc/rrc04.htm
Contact: Omyg (at) snursery (dot) com

Raptor Explosion
This year we will reach for the Heavens and celebrate our experience here on Earth with the Tower of Babble. Touch the sky, some new friends, or simply bathe in the caucaphony of voices.

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Contact: billpelton (at) hotmail (dot) com

Recess in Excess
Come play with us! Recess in Excess will bring back all of your favorite elementary school memories as you join us on the see-saw, compete at four-square, and throw yourself into the finger painting arena. Come meet us at the Golden Showers where we'll be handing out lemonade and mixing with our fellow burners.

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Contact: cpl215 (at) nyu (dot) edu

RECHARGE!!!
Back for a sixth ridiculous year, the RECHARGE!!! gang will be doing THERAPY: YANG Therapy, that is. If you need to vent some aggro Yang energy, come play with us!!! We'll be pummeling each other with Yang Clubs, pelting each other in SURPRISE!!! DODGEBALL!!! games, and pulverizing Funky Pinatas (with Bonus Innards). Then when you get all yanged out, you can hope for some attention from the YIN side, where we'll have massage and yoga classes from time to time. But watch out for the Dodgeballs...

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

Regional Information Center
Burning Man doesn't end! Sure you'll feel sad leaving the main gate on Monday but that is not the end of your adventure by far. Across the US and Canada, and in Asia and Europe there exist Burning Man Regional groups that keep the fire burning near you. The Regional Information Center or RIC is your chance to get an idea of the world of Burning Man that exists today. View Regional posters, get information, meet Regional Contacts, find camps from your home area here on the playa, even sign up for email lists. Get involved with the local burner community near you, visit the RIC to help you along the way.

Hometown: Haleiwa, HI
Contact: andi (at) cultofdistraction (dot) org

Recycle Camp
Recycle Camp is an all volunteer supported Community Services camp dedicated to educating participants about reducing, re-using and recycling as well as other sustainability practices. Located in Center Camp, we spend the week collecting as many alluminum cans as possible from participants and then we crush them using our state of the "Art" can crushing machine, bag them up and donate them to the Gerlach School. Please come by and see us in action, bring us your alluminum cans and join in the fun while we do are part to save the world.

Hometown: Oakland, CA
Contact: blue (at) burningman (dot) com

Re-evolution Village
re-evolution Village is a incredible group of artists aimed to create a interactive sacred space to share music, performing arts, spoken word, sculptures and much more. our entire village will be powered by re-newable fuels and made of mostly recycled materials to express a sustainable message. Lost at last will be camping and performing at our camp along with many amazing artists. we will have a 60 foot dome and a state of the art stage and sound system, which we will open to guest speakers and performers from other camps.Our camp will feature huge art project based on sacred geometry. the whole idea is we statred out on this planet in unity and we fell into polarity,we belive we are returning to unity an RE-Evolution. expect over 150 experienced burners at our village ready to share much love

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: Adam_animal (at) hotmail (dot) com

Republic of ChinaTown
The Republic of China, for those who don't know, means Taiwan. And we'll be bringing the best of Taiwan with us to the playa: betelnut beauties, high mountain Oolong tea, tattoo translation services, heavenly Chinese therapies, and philanthropic gangsterism.

Hometown: Taipei, TW
Contact: taiwan (at) burningman (dot) com

Risa
RISA is just like the resort planet from Star Trek, renowned for its breezes and easy-going, uninhibited sexuality. We play the Blues at RISA! Our main attraction during the day is our Speed Dating Service. 10 people will meet 10 people 3 minutes each, in hopes of a Playa Date. Dates and times will be posted in the calender.

Hometown: Carson City, NV
Contact: brcrogman (at) yahoo (dot) com

Rule Britannia
BY DAY: a colonial-era British outpost, bringing civilization to Black Rock City one Union Jack at a time. Join us daily for high tea, or relax in your camp and await colonization by (exceedingly polite) force. BY NIGHT: The playa's toppermost mod/britpop/indie dance club. DJs spinning everything from Animals to Zombies, plus gratis gin & tonics and *no bloody trance!* Dress code: Swingin' London... but all cool cats welcome. By tube: Piccadilly line to Uxbridge station, in the village of Gigsville.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: one-11 (at) pacbell (dot) net

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Sacred Heart Oasis
Sacred Heart Oasis aka Rumis Playhouse I was Raw, now I am Cooked and Burnt. Come Whirl and Experience The Vaults of Heaven. Visit the Soft Lips Lounge and be a Dervich Drunk on the Cosmic Waves of Love. Pay Homage to Bills Little Pagoda of Funk. Brought to you by the Peeps that say: Good Morning. Located at your gateway to the Alternative Energy Zone.

Hometown: Taylor, MI
Contact: jbart1958 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Safer Sex Camp
Source of Safer Sex Kits - all your Playa Safer Sex needs. Distributors needed - all orientations most welcome - drop by early am or e-mail: WalkingOak@hotmail.com. Kits are free, not for sale, not for barter.

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

Sakenoma
Sakenoma, bringing new meaning to the oldest adult beverage on Earth. Serving cold sake during the hottest part of the day. Please come visit our sake-bar and enjoy this ancient beverage with us. While at Sakenoma, please take time to have your eyewear cleaned. In addition to our famous cold sake, we are also an authorized eyeglass washing station. Sakenoma: Leave refreshed and see the world more clearly.

Hometown: Sonoma, CA
Contact: shagstrom (at) worldproducts (dot) com

salon du butt crack
SALON DU BUTT CRACK, located in The Conglomerate, is an interactive fine art theme camp and gallery which produces high quality "MOON" Prints from paintings which explore mutually creative themes through the medium of the human derriere. We are generally available for prints from noon till dusk and have painted over 400 Burning Butts so far. Bring your senses of humor, your friends, your butt, of course, and take home an original, unique print after the event.

Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
Contact: rssgmbl (at) aol (dot) com

Salon Soleil
Salon Soleil aims to catch curious wanderers, dreamers, philosophers, prophets, activists and artists in our gravitational field. Orbit the fiery central core of the Infinite Oasis village with us and engage in Salon-style explorations of how community, creativity, and sensuality can influence our lives within and beyond Black Rock City. Contribute to evolutionary art projects, participate in musical and dramatic performances, and register to vote.

Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Contact: freedman (at) turn (dot) org

Sanctuary Village
Sanctuary is a village of long-time burners who offer spiritual exploration and physical celebration in a hospitable and inviting enviroment. Visit us for daily yoga, meditation, full body adornment, clothing gifts, discussions on shamanism & journeys of the mind, tea service, nightly audio/visual presentations - and enjoy our sacred refuge from the outside environment. This year in addition to our usual offerings we are pleased to present two full-featured lounges, an art gallery, a bridge walkway village entrance, and some elaborate playa-centric visuals and comfort!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.sanctuaryvillage.com
Contact: davemarr (at) burningman (dot) com

Sanity Cruz
Santa Cruz, California is our home base. We are a community of peaceful, fun-loving and environmentally friendly souls. Our Burning Man theme camp is based on tranquility, harmony, love and sanctuary. In times of chaos and turmoil in the world, in our lives and sometimes in our own minds, what we need most is a peaceful place to relax. Its time to slow down, be in harmony with ourselves and with others and to be nurtured and supported by our friends and lovers. We envision that the Sanity Cruz theme camp will offer a chill space where fellow burners can participate in a relaxing and rejuvenating experience.

We will have soft carpets and pillows to lie on, cool herbal teas to refresh the palate and a relaxing vibe to allow you to move a little slower internally and externally. We will provide massage tables, relaxing music in several large shade structures where our guests and the denizens of our theme camp may indulge themselves in their own portal to Heaven.

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
URL: www.kyerphotography.com
Contact: zentaorob (at) yahoo (dot) com

SCARAB
In addition to providing staff for Radio Electra, SCARAB (Society for Creative Arts & Radio at Burning Man) prides itself on its unique art pieces and artcars, interactive events, and dedication to the Principles of Deep Fun. Now in its 3rd year as a spin-off of the Solo Collective, this years camp theme is Alien Menagerie (tying in with the alien worlds in the Vault of Heaven). Our WaltSnipe hosts a world music community dance each year on Tuesday night... come join us this year from 8-10:45pm Tues. for "Carnaval: Night in Brazil Dance" (simulcast on Radio Electra).

Hometown: Austin, TX
Contact: snipehunt (at) austin.rr (dot) com

Seamsters of the InfiniteMicrocosm
The Seamsters Camp exists for those in need of sewing skills and services. We will provide sewing stations for mending and creating costumes and playa-wear. Damaged garments will be repaired. Boring garments will be improved. Unskilled seamsters and seamstresses will walk away with mastery of the art.

Our camp will also be a homebase for The Holographic Mirror art installation, providing guidance to its location and a place to acquire a pair of Cosmic Spectacles of Infinity. The Spectacles are needed to truly experience The Holographic Mirror but will also provide a different perspective of other playa art and our colorful city.

Hometown: Berkeley, CA
URL: www.retroflow.com/seamsters
Contact: aeon (at) retroflow (dot) com

Sensoria
Sensoria - a 20 x 48 sensory depravation tank featuring our continually-changing real-time interactive video feedback screen, most closely resembles "melting crayon people getting aural photography". 2-sided murals painted by Cornelious Starrconn. Ambient sounds by d6. Munzbot will greet you at the gates... Other surprises supplied by Shortfuse and you!

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: d6 (at) scurvybastards (dot) com

Seventh Seat
The Seventh Seat is intended as a venue for camp members and BRC residents to share with each other advice, third-party decision making, and absolute truths as small as the universe is big. With so many empty chairs around, we will also be providing, well, seats - a place to rest in the day and interact meaningfully with other citizens.

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Contact: jeannette777 (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Sex0phonic Fire Tribe
The Sex0phonic Fire Tribe from San Diego is a multi-stimulation tribal techno poetry yoga performance group that asks the question: How sexy do you wanna be? We'll have a stage in the Shangri-La Village - c'mon by and get sexy with us!

Hometown: Valley Center, CA
Contact: ramosphd (at) hotmail (dot) com

Shadow of Heaven
Shadow of Heaven is the home base of Shadow of the Plaza, Reflection and the metal bugs and L2K. Come to our camp at night and do not be afraid to walk into the light. Listen to the metal chimes.

Hometown: VC Highlands, NV
URL: www.archnevada.com/shadowland
Contact: tim (at) astronomynv (dot) org

Shangri-la Village
Shangri-La is a Burning Man Village started in 2003 out of San Diego. "Shangri-La" has long been used as a name for heaven on earth. In Tibetan, Shangri-la means land of sacredness and peace. Shangri-la attempts to create that paradise here. Our true "Village" is the collection of people who have come together in this fine web of relationships throughout the year, bound by the commonality of attending Burning Man, and the love we share for each other.

Shangir-La will consist of at least 7 theme camps and interactive projects:
Rio's Rodeo
PolyParadise
Seisen's Zendo
Sexophonic Fire Tribe
Free Beer Tomorrow
Massage Confessional & Diyafa
Medicine Wagon Depot
Asylum
Boomshankar's Retreat

Hometown: Escondido, CA
URL: www.shangrilavillage.org
Contact: gregy1 (at) yahoo (dot) com

SkyShow
Stop by our dome before and after interacting with our outer-playa art installation to learn about constellations and their movement across the Vault of Heaven, and to share your experiences with other stargazing participants.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: burningm (at) ericsmith (dot) com

Sloth Camp
We slothed like kings last year. We enjoyed many quality days - and nights - under the shade in Slothdom. Are you a sinner? Come share your sins and be absolved so you can enter the Vault of Heaven (we hear that the screening process is pretty tight these days).

Hometown: Calabasas, CA
URL: url
Contact: cowhitter (at) aol (dot) com

The SlowBurn Lounge
Sultry nighttime bar. Soulful music. That's the SlowBurn Lounge--the latest incarnation of the blissed-out experiment known as the Slowdance Pagoda, with the welcome addition of some stiff cocktails and comfy couches this time around. When the robot music just isn't cuttin it, come kick back to some Otis Redding, vintage Prince, Dusty Springfield and the like while enjoying a drink in our 75-foot circular pavilion. Sometimes the bar's got beer, other times liquor or sake, but the devastating ladies and God's own DJs are always on hand. We'll slow down your burn *real* good. Located in Fandango Village. Look for the sign.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: scoulter (at) mail (dot) com

Smite Camp (with Scurvy Monkey)
In 2004, Smite Camp returns for its mumbleth year to once-again deliver playa justice on a stick. And croquet.

What is Smite Camp, you ask? Smite Camp is The Place where one brings that special someone who has pissed you off, somehow, over the course of the week. Sit down and the Smite Camp Tiki Bar, listen to the stories, and dispense some Justice to those who desperately deserve it.

Smite Camp is part of Wheee!ville village

Hometown: Half Moon Bay, CA
URL: www.smitecamp.com
Contact: genghis (at) smitecamp (dot) com

smoochdome
The hands on place to learn creative and fun techniques for kissing!

Hometown: Matawn, NJ
Contact: phyrefly7 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Snowflake Village
Snowflake Village is a haven for long-distance travelers from the Midwest, Canada, East Coast and beyond. We bring the unique art and perspectives of our region as our gift to BRC.

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
URL: www.clevian.com/snowflake2004
Contact: eric (at) clevian (dot) com

Snuggletown!
Do you desire for a safe place to explore sensual, non-sexual play and rediscover your inner playful child? Portland Friend's and Lovers, LoveTribe and Explorer's Club, present Snuggletown! - a safe, comfortable place to roam free in a healthy, affectionate touch-positive environment.

As our expression of this year's theme, we intend to act as a fulcrum point between our inner needs/desire for non sexual intimate touch, as all humans need to be touched, and our outer 'socially acceptable' adult behavior. Our own personal universes will be explored as a microcosm of the larger universe.

Join us as we host a variety of events and workshops, covering a range of sexuality & sensuality issues, as well as a personal meditations dome, "feed your lover" dinner, classes for all including movement, boundary acknowledgement and expression, intimacy building workshops and tantric puja.

Hometown: Portland, OR
URL: www.snuggletown.org
Contact: czar (at) snuggletown (dot) org


Sol System
Are we alone in the universe? Sol System believes that, as a community, our shared experience will create a powerful signal to send an Invitation to the Galaxy Beyond. Described as Light, this signal is synchronized to the beat of music, producing a pulsing environment encouraging the shared experience of Dance, to heighten the power of the Invitation. This pulse of light is then shot down the Sonic Runway at the speed of sound, sending the Invitation outwards, inviting the rest of the playa, the world, the galaxy, and beyond, to join us. And on rare occasions when a series of interactive stations (seated within the stone slabs) around the dance-floor are simultaneously triggered, the Light of Unity will erupt, acknowledging that we are indeed are a community, and not alone.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.solsystem.org
Contact: swijegun (at) yahoo (dot) com

Spaceaho
Back again and still confusing the masses, Spaceaho! Come over and get to know us. We'll do something fun, we promise. The friendliest little camp on the playa, or so we think... Home of Kisses, art cars, fire art, fire spinning, the Nurse, Naked, and so much more. Feel the love!

Hometown: Boise, ID
Contact: pat_64 (at) yahoo (dot) com


Space Cowboys
We're the Space Cowboys... the Space Cowboys from Burning Man... the Black Rock Hoe Down... SCTV... the Cowgirl Story... the Horse... the Beast... the Ponies... the Duck Martha you know, the UNIMOG! Yeah, right, the big party out there somewhere... thanks, we love you too!

Hometown: Oakland, CA
URL: www.spacecowboys.org
Contact: james (at) pixnstones (dot) com

Space Monkey Tickle Temple
Drop in for sacred healings by Monkeys from beyond reality as you know it. The healing power of the Space Monkeys cures all ills. Come and experience the cosmic power of a sacred space tickling. Special sacred healing requests encouraged.

Hometown: Hermosa Beach, CA
Contact: redtiger55 (at) excite (dot) com

Space Oasis
Camp Space Oasis will be for all globally displaced Burners and the landing pad for our Space Oasis Art Car... come by and socialize, lounge, camp, enjoy mystic beverages... most anything is possible at Space Oasis!!! Various shaded structures will be available for any weary burners.

Hometown: Fremont, CA
Contact: dianachapa84 (at) yahoo (dot) com


Space Virgin Light Continuum
The Space Virgins have returned by crash rendevous to this specific sector of the universe, their banner the template of love, harmony and beauty. We have raised our Temple of Virgins to house our re-virginization rituals. Our mission? To help you achieve a state of mind that allows you to do it all like it's the first time, again--without fear, without guilt, without shame, and without judgment. There is no escape from this transformation of the senses; the experience will enchant you willingly.

Hometown: Seattle, WA
URL: www.spacevirgin.org
Contact: levefeltin (at) hotmail (dot) com

Spam Can Windchime Camp
Bring over your empty Spam Cans Friday afternoon between 2 and 4, or Saturday afternoon between 1 and 3,and Our Expert Windchime maker will help you string 'em up into a beautiful windchime that will express your love of Spam and other potted meat products. We also do empty beer cans (we'll try reviving the lost art of beer can hats made popular during the 70's) soup cans, etc. Please make sure they're cleaned out first though, thank you. Or just drop by and exchange your favorite Spam recipes with other Spam devotees.

Hometown: Los Banos, CA
Contact: jlpc8188 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Spazio di Cielo
Come enjoy our heavenly space, while remembering what it was like to play innocently across the universe. Have a drink, have a popsicle, play on our adult-sized playground, listen to fireside stories and songs sung by our balladeers. You could even spin a yarn or two yourself, if you like. Open the vault of your soul and discover heaven inside.

Hometown: Austin, TX
Contact: dory76 (at) hotmail (dot) com


Spikes Vampire Bar
Vampires and mortals alike are welcome in our sublime den of dancing, drinks and demonically deviant performance art. The blood will flow nightly by the hand of our illustrious bar tender extraordinaire and his tainted minions.

Hometown: Oakland, CA
URL: www.spikesvampirebar.com
Contact: ladyerato (at) hotmail (dot) com


Spock Mountain Research Labs
As a group of Cyberbilly Hyperscientists we pride ourselves on the things that make us proud. We produce one of the only on-playa written and printed newspapers, distribute HyperwhiskeyTM, and have hillbilly music when we feel like it.

Hometown: Reno, NV
URL: www.pigdog.org/ssm
Contact: burningman (at) arrrrrr (dot) com

Sporosite
Don't just see the art, be the art! Come to Sporosite, where our team of post neo expressionist bodypainters will transform you into a walking playa installation.

Hometown: New York, NY
Contact: nick (at) sundialproductions (dot) com

STARDANCE CITY in the conGLOMorate
STARDANCE CITY in the ConGLOMorate - Home of the STARDANCERS.
Here again for your pleasure, the STARDANCERS, opening the Vaults of Heaven, into the Galaxy of Glom!!!
Our 20' tall animated (male and female) dancers will invite all heavenly bodies into the gates of the conGLOMorate Village, and will be the welcomed landmarks, the dancing figures in the distance, to help you find your drunk, sorry asses home again, in the middle of the night.

Hometown: Folsom, CA
URL: www.burnerplayground.com
Contact: donsyrek (at) winfirst (dot) com

STARLIGHT EXPRESS
Take the Starlight Express to your heart and mind, body and soul. The only fare to pay is complete immersion into the depth and beauty of our radiance. Our luminosity increases with each nanosecond.

Ions turning into atoms turning into helium turning into lithium turning into gorgeous interplanetary importance - all in the excuse of having a funky good time!

Don't shrug off what is predestined!

Hometown: Concord, CA
Contact: fleabag (at) gmail (dot) com

Starlite Drive-in Movie Theater
Cinema Alfresco! Watch outerspace themed movies professionally projected on a giant drive-in screen from the comfort of your own art cart or relaxing inside the ultimate film chill zone. A dusk-to-dawn program of Double-Theme Double-Features, Midnight Mayhem Movies, Short Attention Span Short Subjects, Cosmic Cartoons, Desert Darkness Documentaries, and Celestial Special-Event Screenings awaits you in our 2004 series we call 'From the Vault of Heaven.' Drop your bike, park your butt, and grab a bag of planetary playacorn at the Halley's Comet Cantina. Between sunrise and sunset, you can still watch a movie at our unique Daylight Drive-in installation and explore the multiple satellite sites inside our SoLA System campsite. The Starlite Drive-in is located at 10:00 and Pluto, the final address of Black Rock City so when you find us, you can leave Burning Man satisfied you've seen it all.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
URL: home.comcast.net/~drive-in/index.html
Contact: drive-in (at) comcast (dot) net

StarLust Lounge
AND IT IS SAID...ON THE 10TH YEAR, on the 3rd rock from the sun, on the GREAT PLAYA ( just down the road from Bev's Miner's Club), in Center Camp, an ALIEN Spaceship crashed and thus begat... the STARLUST LOUNGE, A PORTAL, THE TEMPLE, A KEEPER of the PEARLY GATES of HEAVEN ON EARTH and the GARDEN of EARTHLY DELIGHTS.

AND SO BE IT, that the ROCKET RANGERS shall allow entrance onto BLACK ROCK CITIZENS, thru the forthwith usage of Oratorios, Cantatas, Pleadings, Testimonials, Myth and Fable Tellings, Barterings, Poetry, Bearing Gifts, Nubile Sacrifices, Fertility Rites of Passage, Magic Acts, Bribery, or thru the spinning of the WHEEL OF DESTINY!!!

ALL SPECIES ARE WELCOME.

COME, REPLENISH ONESELF WITH OUR LIFE PRESERVING NECTAR!

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

Stoke'n'Poke's
Toys for all ages. Ride the Giant Teeter Totter, climb the Castle and Slide back down, jump on the Trampoline with Safety-Net, play 3D Naked Twister, dance on the Disco Dancefloor to live music in the Dome (musicians invited).

Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Contact: saintalfonso (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

StranjBrew~Hoop~Dee~Doo
On your next trip to beautiful Black Rock City, be sure to stop by the StranjBrew Hoop~Dee~Doo and Center for Enlightenment! The one-stop playa shop for all your hoop~dee~doing pleasures and enlightenment accoutrements, the Hoop~Dee~Doo is open 24/7, with Playa Enlightenment Sessions beginning at sunset nightly. Thanks for shopping StranjBrew!

Hometown: Memphis, TN
URL: www.stranjbrewhoopdeedoo2004.homestead.com
Contact: stranjbrew (at) memphismojo (dot) com

SublimiNation
Boston based group of conversationalists. Sit, think, talk, play games, drink Gatorade and relax.

Hometown: Somerville, MA
Contact: shoshana (at) gourdin (dot) org

Sunset Samba Circus
Sunset Samba Circus provides a space to experience live drumming that activates your root chakra and makes you dance without thought. Music in its raw most invigorating form like fresh squeezed juice every time. Our funky percussive beats and super sassy dancers will fill you with creative inspiration to go rock the playa.

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Contact: constantlycreating (at) yahoo (dot) com

Sun Valley
The Sun god Ra shines bright upon Sunvalley again this year, with our annual Blinky Rose giveaways, Swing Dance Thursdays and our Sunvalley Celestial Observatory. Its as if the gods command us to burn. Command I say!

Hometown: Burbank, CA
URL: lennyjones.net/sunvalley2004.html
Contact: lennyj1026 (at) aol (dot) com

Super Lucky Camp
With Members from NYC and SF, Super Lucky camp forms the ritual dance spirit of Asylum. A number of gatherings will be held during the week.

Hometown: Astoria, NY
Contact: nmccurdy (at) sva (dot) edu

Surrealist Salon/Saloon
The Surrealist Salon/Saloon is the best of Salon culture and Saloon Sleazery. Come, enjoy an open atmosphere with visual, text and performance artists who love absurdist word games, buffoonery, and a good sasperilla.

Hometown: Portland, OR
Contact: Reddpoppy (at) aol (dot) com


Swinger's Lounge
The zip-line camp with the killer homebrew... that's us. "Higher, Faster, Farther" is the mantra we live, breathe and drink, and all to the tune of swing, lounge, blues, and backbeat eclectic grooves. Join us again for more incredible handmade beverages and of course, the longest zip-line on the Playa.

Hometown: Springfield, OR
URL: www.swingerslounge.cjb.net
Contact: vipalmer (at) comcast (dot) net

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Tabula Rasa
Camp Tabula Rasa will be presenting Playaterium, a 24-hour chill space devoted to the Vault of Heaven; a full moon blessing rite; Bad Hatter Tea Parties; daily jewelry making and more. Come participate with us under the stars, receive a gift, write a worry away to be burnt with the Man and leave a smile as you head for the door.

Hometown: Palmdale, CA
URL: www.angelfire.com/rings/tabularasabman/My%20Webs/camp_tabula_rasa.htm
Contact: tabularasabman (at) msn (dot) com

Take A Flying Leap Camp
Take a Flying Leap Camp is a technicolor playground of interactive structures and fluorescent art, including a 75-foot tower with observation platform and laser beam, a 40-foot-long mousetrap device, a two-story geodesic dome with spiral staircase, a blacklight tiger-fish swing, a blacklight Medusa-head trolley, an LED-lit surf-themed train, a solar-powered couchmobile, an electric go-kart, neon statues and spin art, and a blacklight-LED tower. This L.A.-based group of artists, musicians, photographers, engineers and masseurs are dedicated to creating a dynamic visual and aural environment, and its core members have collaborated on Burning Man art projects for the past four years.

Hometown: Burbank, CA
Contact: spookypie (at) earthlink (dot) net

TaoSpace
TaoSpace is a residential neighborhood of Hushville surrounding our camp from Taos, New Mexico. It is open to anyone in Black Rock City to camp in with the four requirements of no sound systems, no generators, leave no trace and all vehicles need to be covered or disguised. This is to provide not only the aural oasis of Hushville's environment, but a visual oasis to the "camping in a parking lot " syndrome that much of BRC suffers from. To camp in TaoSpace, you MUST apply to camp in Hushville at their website registration. This does not guarantee space, as that is on a first come basis.

Hometown: Taos, NM
Contact: h (at) harlanemil (dot) com

Tazii
Tazii is a camp within the Village Sanctuary. Tazii theme campe is a Moroccan tent structure that provides a stunning background for impromptu musical jam sessions during the day. At night, the tent is transformed into a romantic, candle-lit luxurious space with a "chill" atmosphere with music mixed by playa DJs.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: loridahm (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

TechnoFartz Camp
The TechnoFartz camp, like that bad rash we're back.
Stop by and check out the new experiments, see "Big Science gone terribly wrong" come play with us... come save energy, then waste it.

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

Temple of Atonement
Temple of Atonement: Black Rock city's premier BDSM camp. Take part in our sanctuary of decadence as we pursue transformation, education and personal development amidst our dark fantasies. This is an opportunity for individuals to explore the darker side of their imagination: to learn more about themselves and their fantasies without fear of negative connotations, or social repercussions... It's an opportunity for supplicants to ask, veterans to play and the curious to learn.

For the eighth year in a row, the Temple will open its doors to the dusty playa, welcoming Black Rock Citizens.

TOA is a complete 2500 square foot sanctuary and dungeon with wall-to-wall carpet, lots of SM equipment & a chill space. It is a place where we make our (& your) dark fantasies a reality. The Temple is our home, our place to be free, and our family.

Hometown: Boulder Creek, CA
URL: www.templeofatonement.org
Contact: ninetailed (at) aol (dot) com

Temple of Oracles of Boobfoot
Temple of the Oracles of Boobfoot and Boobfoot Boutique honors the Divine Boobfoot, an ancient relic of an alien culture that descended from the Vault of Heaven on BOOBS (Boobfoot Oracle Orbiting Bus System), plans of which were revealed to the Oracles during a Boobfoot Meditation. Black Rock City residents are invited to enter the Temple with their questions about the past or the future that will be answered by the Oracles and/or engage in a costume swap at the Boutique.

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Contact: anntracy (at) earthlink (dot) net

Temple of REVERIE
Costumes for "Newbe Tourists", face paints, Greg & Anns Wedding on Thursday & recieve a visionquest at the temple of Reverie.

Have a friend or neighbor who only brought street clothes... send them our way! Mistress Ann will have her way with them and send them off in proper playa fashion. Enjoy daily random happy hours. Bring your good vibe and a friend. Stop by the Temple of REVERIE and recieve a scroll with a "quest request" (open most of the time durring the day). Follow the instructions, complete the quest and come back for playa enlightenment & a small gift. We will have our Annual THURSDAY NIGHT Happy Hours with a special twist...

Join Squeeze & Mistress Ann for their BURNING MAN WEDDING RECEPTION AT 7:30/Thursday. Music, drinks and food while it lasts. Wedding planned for 5:00 pm/Thursday at the EL CIRCO DOME (check with playa info under: El Circo or REVERIE for location & address). Colors are burnt oranges, yellows, reds and ice blue. Interactive wedding... so come and bless the wedding and participate as well!! See you there.

Hometown: Talent, OR
URL: www.siskiyouburners.org
Contact: splinterxman (at) aol (dot) com

Temple of Stars Camp
Home to the Temple of Stars Crew, the camp will feature the Celestial Koi Pond. After sunset, fish off the Celestial Koi Pond Bridge and reel in clues to the mysteries of the Universe.

Hometown: Petaluma, CA
Contact: will (at) pinkpifflepoof (dot) com

TempleWhore
TempleWhores are historically recognized and defiled hellions who bliss ya out and open the doors to the vault of heaven. Templewhore camp is an outgrowth of our Seattle gang, and we will provide massage, Reiki, herbal teas, and hotsauce, all served or bartered with a Kali-smile.

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Contact: templewhore (at) hotmail (dot) com

That Bloody Camp
A harbor of recovery for the morning after. Repent of your sins from last night in the deep communion with other afflicted souls that only a perfect bloody mary can inspire.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: thatbloodycamp (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

The Aerodrome
Prone to Flights of Fancy? Born with Feathers? Those who walk the land with one eye to the heavens are a special lot. We know the laws of flight apply to more than a bird on the wing. Pressures, densities and bodies moving through fluids surround us. The Aerodrome has been erected to coax these laws down to earth and share the joys a low pressure downwash can bring!

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.aerodromecamp.com
Contact: will (at) triplehelix (dot) com

The Angel Fairies From Venus
Come visit The Angel Fairies From Veuns Wing Exchange! Drop off your dusty old wings for a pair of dusty new ones, and sit in the shade for a refreshing glass of la fee verte while you're at it.

Hometown: Baltimore, MD
URL: slightlymad.sixam.net/angelfairies.html
Contact: burningman (at) slightlymad (dot) net

The anGLOMeda Galaxy Bar
Deep within the Galaxy of GLOM lies an outpost for all thirsty voyagers of the time/space/playa continuum... The anGLOMeda Galaxy Bar ...cue ominous music...

A shot of "Sandworm Spice" or a "PanGalactic GargleBlaster" or a glass of "anGLOMeda Punch" may be just what your alien body craves along your cosmic journey thru the Vault of Heaven. (or maybe you just need a beer)

The anGLOMeda bar is open daily and nightly... no reservations required... in fact, nothing is required... we are a GIFT BAR! Just remember to drink responsibly and don't operate spacecraft after imbibing... and for God's sake, no time warping... that just creeps us out.

And while you're visiting the bar, see how many consellations you can find on the coolest damn bar the playa has ever seen!

Hometown: Breckenridge, CO
Contact: mtnsunrisejh (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Black Hole - Cosmic Oasis
Join us on your nebulae journey. As you are consumed by the relaxing, mist filled atmosphere of the Black Hole - Cosmic Oasis, you can enhance your travels with black light body painting and enjoy the sounds of the last flowing waters of Europa. Feeling "playa-worn"? Let the Black Hole renew and recycle your energies. We offer cosmic illumination on the recycle-of-self -- for the life blood of humankind. Celebrate the mysteries of the universe and beyond at the Tail of the Comet Gathering, Thursday at Moonrise. Personal appearance by Jesus.

Hometown: Auburn, CA
Contact: phcoop (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Black Hole Midnight Maze
This is an event to test your time and space relationships... We consider departing into another dimension through this Black Hole entrance a departure from all light.

Hometown: Concord, CA
Contact: mikem3535 (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Brane
The BRANE is based on a cutting-edge physics theory, closely tied to string theory and astrophysics (think memBRANE). We're bringing together groups from LA, SF, BC and Arcata - all part of a larger tribal community - to be neighbors in a grand-vision Village that has many theme-related camps. Representin' LA is Moontribe, Dream Circus Theater, The Space-Monkey Tickle Temple, The Black Hole Bar (an echo from the old Black Light District), D-Light's amazing Temple of D-Light (that has been shown at numerous art festivals, including Coachella), Hanumanville, and the Interplanatary Disco Police. Indigo's Awakening, Green Circus, and Team Solid are all working it from SF. Aracata folk are giving ya the Intergalactic Healing Foundation and the Temple De La Luna. BC sends Blue Ashina, who will be a meditation space and altar structure. Last minute addition of Monkey vs. Robot...

Hometown: Arcata, CA
Contact: maizazul (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Cult of E.R.I.C.
The Cult of E.R.I.C. is the home and hub of 4 major theme camps in Black Rock City this year.

"Cult of E.R.I.C." was born out of the amazing connections between strangers that are born at Burningman. Come hang out at the "Ballyhoo Bistro" and have a drink, make some art, dance on the "pole" or find a soft place to land in the "snuggle palace". Either way, you will feel at home here...

"Burning Silicon" is the home of one of the busiest Burningman communities in America. Come and find your neighbors, interact with a host of ineteractive projects, and most importantly, connect with the people who make this community a great place to burn year round!

"Radio Electra" joins us this year as they transmit to BRC music from some of the most interesting and eclectic DJ's in BRC.

"Scarab" will be host once again to their own brand of interactivity. Check out their listing in the theme camp guide!!!

Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA
URL: www.burningsilicon.com
Contact: curtiscoleman (at) earthlink (dot) net

The Embassy
The Oregon Country Fair Embassy will be headed back towards the Black Rock Desert to represent our own unique of brand of quality festing, albeit with that Burning Man twist.

Hometown: Eugene, OR
URL: www.eugeneweb.com/~bm/
Contact: clif (at) eugeneweb (dot) com

The End of the Universe
Do you know what exists at the intersection of time and space? At the very end? Is it enlightenment that you seek? Perhaps a vision? Perhaps it is there... you just have to find it. Welcome. We have been waiting.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: thetumps (at) ix.netcom (dot) com

The Fish Observatory
The Fish Observatory is an interactive installation in which one takes a journey of self discovery through a 20' x 40' mazelike structure. Along the way one encounters machines and environments which inturn allow the participant to see an aspect of themselves they've never really seen before. In the end, the Fish Observatory provides wry commentary on the observed and the observer in todays complex society.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: artartarta (at) aol (dot) com

The F-Space
Our F-SPACE is dedicated to performing, capturing and documenting (in our "audio vault") transcendent "heavenly" altered-state inducing Sounds, Noizes and Field Recordings. F-SPACE is also dedicated to providing a safe, currated space for extreme physical performance art and experimentation. Everyone is encouraged to participate and discuss works. The current plan is to provide a networking locus including lectures and workshops on instrument building and field recording techniques, and for alternative sound artists like F-SPACE(23Five, Savage Republic, Chrome) and Zoviet France to perform across the Playa and at the F-SPACE, and to encourage other participants to interact and explore alternative sound/noize/field recording projects.

Hometown: Mountain View, CA
Contact: bm2004 (at) mobilization (dot) com

The God Box
Be purified and enter the lair of the Mystic Load wherein lies the mysterious GOD BOX. All supplicants my come and open the box, experiencing the secret contents in mystical revelation.

Hometown: Buellton, CA
Contact: martinball (at) verizon (dot) net

The Golden Cafe
The Golden Cafe offers exotic cocktails, live music, shaded sidewalk seating, and giant checkers and backgammon games, hidden away in the heart of Black Rock City. If you're looking for a casual place to escape the sun, meet new people, or showcase your artistic or musical talents, drop on by!

Hometown: Woodland Hills, CA
URL: www.thegoldencafe.org

The G-Spot
The G-Spot is a little slice of heaven on the playa. Come enjoy our playground that includes the 'stairway to the vault' and the 'heavenly chamber'. Bounce on the tramps and cool yourself in the fully shaded community cocktail lounge, where our playa punch will refresh you like the nectar of the gods!

Hometown: Concord, CA
URL: www.findthegspot.org
Contact: blackrockmitch (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Illumination Village
The Illumination Village 2004-It's Raining Stars!
Burning Art Today For A Better Tomorrow

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.burningart.com
Contact: thinc (at) well (dot) com

The Intergalactic House of TeaE
The Intergalactic House of Tea is a group of celestial ambassadors serving tea imported directly from their respective galaxies.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: debra (at) spiralgalaxy (dot) net


The Midnite Popcorn Palace & 24 Hour Flossing Center
After a two year absence The Midnite Popcorn Palace & 24 Hour Flossing Center returns to Black Rock City with 1,000 POUNDS of "POPCORN TO THE PEOPLE." Every evening from 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. we will give away "FRESH POPCORN!!!." Just before midnite our "BEAUTIFUL GODDESS OF POPCORN" will appear and bless all that await her arrival. Then she will "UNLOCK THE VAULT OF HEAVEN". and the "SACRED KARMA CORN" shall rain down from "THE HEAVENS." 'THE KARMA CORN' will "HEAL" all that consume it. We are also proud to offer an Emergency Mobile Popcorn Delivery & Goddess Blessing Service this year. Be on the lookout for our 12 ft. tall "FLOATING GODDESS" out on late nite "MUNCHIE PATROL" Bring your own large bowl to "THE PALACE" and receive a much larger portion.

Always remember to RE-USE or BURN YOUR BAG...

Hometown: Reno, NV
Contact: meltingpot (at) charter (dot) net

The Museum of Davids and Daves
PLEASE STOP READING THIS IF YOUR NAME IS NOT DAVID, DAVE, OR DAVEY. Okay good. Hello fellow David, Dave, or Davey. As you know we are one of the most popular first names throughout history and to celebrate our Daveness we have constructed the Museum of David and Dave to premire at the forthcoming Dave Camp at Burningman 2004. The museum of our name would celebrate famous Daves and Davids throughout history with a picture and brief humorous description to their contribution to overall Davidness, would be a place where all individuals named Davey, Dave or David can camp at, kind of an open overflow of Daveness and a home away from home for all Davids, Daves, and Daveys. The Museum of Davids and Daves Dave Camp will also be a nomenclatural center for all Dav*s around Black Rock City. You don't need to camp at Dave Camp to feel at home or be a part of Dave camp. Featured displays at the Museum of Davids and Daves will include homage to the following stellar members of Daveness.

David (from David and Golliath) - biblical ass whupper
David Hasselhoff - hairy chested german pop star
David Berkowitz - the official "crazy dave"
Dave Thomas - hamburger magnate
Dave Grohl - grungey rockstar
Dave Matthews - frat boy house band
Dave Barry - funny Miamian wordsmith
David Letterman - sarcastic rich tv dickhead
Dave Gorman - writer and global wanderer in search of other people named Dave
Dave Attell - not really too shocking comedian
Dave Brubeck - that one jazz song guy
David Copperfield - statue of liberty borrower
David Bowie - musical multicolored eye laden freakshow
David Packard - garage computer maker guy
David Lynch - someone who actually knew who killed laura palmer
David Duke - KKK fuckhead and former congressional wannabe
David Sedaris - really funny impish writer guy
David Lee Roth - 1980s rocker w/ fixation on women from Calfornia
David Brown - astronaut, a Dave in space
David Beckham - soccer/football teen idol that can bend things
David Hume - philosopher of human nature
Dave Anderson - Famous Dave BBQ icon
David Hyde Pierce - snooty frasier co-star
David Zucker - 1/2 of a funny brotherly team
David Schwimmer - annoying sensitive friend
Dave Foley - canadian cross dressing funnyman and actor
David Spade - pesky sarcastic commedian
David Attenborough - makes movies about bugs and oceans and stuff
David Duchovny - former sex symbol that enjoys freaky stuff
"Dave" - the movie character about pretending to be president
Dave Navarro - jane's additction gee-tarist
David Cross - glasses adorned poker playing comedian
David Banner - don't piss him off (the hulk)
David Crosby - famous singer of some sort
David Byrne - a talking head in the 80s
David Keirsey - temperment test guy
Dave Winfield - baseball scandal maker
David Wells - fat moustached yankees pitcher
David (Deacon) Jones - pro footbal player, inventor of the term, "sack"
Dave DeBusschere - player/coach of the Detroit Pistons
Dave Bing - basketball hall of famer
David Justice - powerhitter that, for some crazy reason, dumped Halle Barry

AND YOU!

We will also have an open area where future Daves and Davids can participate by posting their name/photo and describe what they will be soon famous for.

Hometown: New York, NY
Contact: mail (at) davidlross (dot) com


The Necklace Factory
The Necklace Factory is an intimate workshop where the citizens of Black Rock City can gather to relax, make fabulous jewelry, and taste the bounty of each year's crop of fellow burners.

Hometown: Kingwood, TX
Contact: kctc (at) vonl (dot) com

The Nomad Lounge
A chill space for creative wandering souls. Come and meet new an interesting people under our giant shade structure.

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
URL: nomadlounge.tribe.net
Contact: andy.lee (at) mac (dot) com

The Opulent Temple
A Place for Sacred Dance under the Vault of Heaven.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: sydgris (at) opelproductions (dot) com

The Oracle at Black Rock
Mankind has ever sought to know the future and understand the past. By day, the Oracle provides services of divination; answers for those with questions via the Tarot. By night, skies and weather permitting, the Oracle reveals the starry heavens via a 114mm refractive telescope and identification of the constellations. We are "low-key" astronomy enthusiasts who enjoy knowing the names of the pretty lights up in the sky... light that has taken thousands of years to reach Black Rock City... and we want you to learn with us.

Hometown: Arbuckle, CA
Contact: rattatrat (at) hotmail (dot) com

The Orgasmateria
The Orgasmateria Tactile Playground & Pleasure Lab recruits daring Skinsationauts to help expand the frontiers of the Pleasurescape through sensational explorations under the guidence of our expert Orgasmateers. We demonstrate sensual teasing techniques on lucky volunteers, give away tactile toys and host workshops in everything from erotic bondage to oral pleasuring.

Hometown: New York, NY
Contact: tinkerbill (at) nyc.rr (dot) com

The Orphanage
Our camp's called "The Orphanage," because everybody's been kicked out of somewhere, and this is your chance to buck the trend. Half halfway house, half carnivale, it's a friendly, welcoming place, where we'll take you in and care for you -- for as long as you can keep us amused.

The Orphanage offers its space to people from other camps who need to be somewhere else for a while. There will be a large space for unwinding, as well as many small areas of games and variety, loosely modeled on the idea of the carnival 10-in-1, united under the common theme of entertaining and being entertained. We'll be running a 24/7 variety show filled with different activities and pastimes to keep everyone on their toes. And there will be a kissing booth. And a bar.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: lane (at) monstro (dot) com


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The Paddy Mirage
This year the Paddy Mirage will create a reconstruction of Newgrange, the most ancient structure in Europe mystically aligned with the heavenly bodies so that the chambers are lit up on the dawn of the summer solstice. All types of creativity will be celebrated within this creation and the hospitality of the Irish will be made laid on for all to enjoy.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.burntheirishbar.com/paddy_mirage.htm
Contact: info (at) burntheirishbar (dot) com

The Pearly Gates
While the Vault of Heaven does not necessarily involve a place called heaven, historically, it has implied a world which is outside ours. The pearly gates, the portal to another world, are certainly outside our present reality. Simply by walking through these gates you may try another world... experience something better than reality, perhaps...

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Contact: rodman (at) rodmanstudio (dot) com

The Pickle Joint
Fresh, cold, crisp, brisk pickles, served to you with a smile night and day by The Pickle Joint.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
URL: www.gamesandtheory.com/pickle.html
Contact: c-love (at) moontribe (dot) org

The Red Rocket
The Red Rocket will be a bar that serves a particular type of beverage to passers by. The beverage is named appropriately "fire water" and believe me it is HOT. If a passer by wishes to sample this fine drink they must deserve it, a kind word, song, good joke, or something in exchange will do the trick. The participant will the be sent directly to Hell, the evil side of the bar, it is like the bars back alley. Here a luge will supply the burner with a shot of this hot liquid, that should blast them to a higher plane of consciousness in the cosmos, and so they may exit hell. Burners are encouraged to hang out back at the Red Rocket bar and bringing beverages (preferably alcoholic) to share with others is always good, as one can only stand so much fire water.

Hometown: Corte Madera, CA
Contact: bkanner (at) berkeley (dot) edu

The Red Tent
We at the Red Tent camp are providing a sanctuary for mooning women and crones. This is an experiement in ancient technology, geared to have each woman deepening her experience of her cycles on the playa and beyond, to have everyone celebrating and discovering what becomes available with aspect of life. This will be a very powerful, moving experience for all.

Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Contact: halawow (at) hotmail (dot) com


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The Resurrection of WaterBoy
WaterBoy Dried For Your Sins! Two years ago WaterBoy died on the Playa. But his imminent resurection has been fortold. Make a pilgramage to the Temple of WaterBoy, cool yourself in Juicy's hellishly dark and wet Thunder Hut, get baptized in holy water in preparation to assend with WaterBoy into heavenly moisture. And maybe ride a duck.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
URL: www.falsegods.com/burn
Contact: q (at) marquecornblatt (dot) com

The Temple of Joyous Laughter
The Temple of Joyous Laughter. An interactive playground full of simple childhood joys. Ring toss, horse shoes, hop scotch, volley ball, a fishing well and whatever other games we can come up with. (Anyone for tag?) Popcorn, spin art and lots of coloring and other art supplies. Come play with us!

Hometown: San Jose, CA
Contact: slavezifra (at) yahoo (dot) com

The Tittyman Camp
Leave your empression at Burningman, bring yourself and friends and have a shot of titty juice at the tittybar made of tittys.

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

The Temple of Venus
The Temple of Venus will be a full-service salon for the goddesses of the playa, serving their bodily, spiritual, psychic, emotional, and sensual needs. Temple priests and priestesses will attend to the needs and desires of each goddess individually.

Hometown: Oakland, CA
Contact: damien (at) rawlove (dot) org

The Trampaloid
Come visit Burning Mans famous anti-gravitational photo booth! Trampaloid guests vault to the heavens on our magical trampoline, and we capture your flight using instamatic Polaroid technologies. Heavenly costumes are provided (or you can wear your own), and all guests leave the Trampaloid with both a souvenir photo of their bounce-a-riffic visit, as well as a beautiful memory that will last a lifetime.

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

The Tribe
The Tribe returns with the TerraSphere art installation on the playa. Created by Jim Bowers, John Wendt and The Tribe, participants will travel through space and time in an elaborate and cutting edge el-wire sculpture. The Eyes of Gawd Resurrected will float high above the playa, all knowing, all seeing, all animated. And for the rest of you pagans we will host the Sinners Hall of Shame on the Esplanade. Testing the limits of self-expression, with four interactive theme related murals, participants can literally become part of the art by incorporating their own appendages. It's a Kodak moment!

Hometown: Colfax, CA
URL: www.eyesofgawd.com
Contact: jimbowers (at) mindspring (dot) com

The Tribe of the Chattering Monks
Reaching for the vault of heaven is a noble calling, but we will never be able to reach future heights if we destroy the craft the keeps us alive in our journey across space and time -- our planet, Spaceship Earth. The Tribe of the Chattering Monks invites you to escape the harsh environs of the playa for the cool climes of our dome -- to enjoy live and electronic music, make tribute, play games and meditate on the fragile beauty of Spaceship Earth.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: n_c_9 (at) yahoo (dot) com

'There'll Always Be an England'
'There Will Always Be An England'. So said... someone.
England - Blake's New Jerusalem

"AND did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England's mountains green?
And was the holy Lamb of God
On England's pleasant pastures seen?"

Of course they did, and of course it was.

You want to vault into heaven? Just step right up to our interspatial direct connection to Glastonbury Tor. A well known gateway between the worlds.

And after a good bout of heaven vaulting, what could be better than a cucumber sandwich and a game of croquet on the lawn outside our village pub - 'The Crashing Boar'?

Hometown: West Hoathly, Sussex, UK
Contact: jonfelix (at) hotmail (dot) com

Thermal Shock
Thermal Shock is all about the chill, the original members were quite fond producing an all day cool by an ice bath submersion to rapidly drop the heart rate, sometimes requiring a jumpstart by defib paddles. Nowadays, we concentrate on providing a misting tent and shade with chill vibes for all.

Thermal Shock has a number of Black Rock Rangers (who staff Outpost Berlin throughout the event) as members and offer safe haven to other BM volunteers and all others looking for a place to kick back, relax, and enjoy the collective ride.

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Contact: wanderir (at) cox (dot) net

The Ultra Violet
The Ultra Violet.
Where industrial music and stainless steel meet all things violet.

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Contact: dennis (at) turtlefuzz (dot) com

Thinktankareus
You've got problems? We've got solutions! Come to Thinktankareus to have your written or voice recorded question processed in a timely manner by our auto-brain.

Hometown: Manchester Center, VT
Contact: doctorincredible (at) hotmail (dot) com

ThunderCamp
THUNDERCAMP- Home of the Octopus
DrumConsortium/'the Pulse' 2004
Drum and Fire Arena

DrumConsortium rehearsals-Tuesday thru Thursday an hour after sundown/the howling
individual and drum groups welcome!

THUNDERSTORM amidst the stars of a clear night sky
Wall of Thunder and Light, fire spinners delight, designed for the Fire Artist's experience. BE the FIRE/EYE of the storm!

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
URL: www.defever.com/thundercamp2004/
Contact: reid (at) defever (dot) com

Tight Openings
Our site is dedicated to the negotiation of tight openings and the successful negotiation thereof.

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Contact: philleo (at) pacbell (dot) net

Tikidom
Tikidom, the people who brought you the Rolling Tiki Bar in 2002 and the Cuddlebug Camp last year, want to take you to the stars. Ride the disco bus or let the supernova dragon lead you to the celery-peanut-butter supernova dome for daily yoga, snacks, art and performances.

Hometown: New York, NY
URL: www.withacapitale.com/tikidom
Contact: deette (at) withacapitale (dot) com

Tir Na N'Og
Tir Na N'Og - The Land of Eternal Youth. A celebration of the art and stories of ancient Celtic Mythology.

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


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TOTEM
TOTEM (Temple Of The Eternal Mysteries) is here to massage your aching body and heal your ravaged spirit. Or just stop by and soak up some well-earned R&R. Our luxurious indoor chill-space features air conditioning, desert massage, music, and subtle entertainments.

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

Tranquility Bay
Join us as we create a Sacred Space, a Sanctuary, where intimacy on the highest level can be celebrated in a tranquil, clean, sober, love without limits atmosphere. Just a few of the activities planned for this little intentional community include a public information radio station, tantric pujas, meditation, intentional circles, talking circles, freeform art, music, and movement, body art, massage, and open discussions regarding polyamory and tantra We'll camp on the outskirts of BRC where it's quiet and introspective.

Hometown: Idyllwild, CA
URL: groups.yahoo.com/group/tranquilitybay/
Contact: julia (at) dreamcatcher-media (dot) com

Transcendent FunKtions
Our mission is to Transcend both Heaven AND Hell. To achieve the Transcendent Funktion beyond good and evil, we pose to explore the light of divine union through the Transfusion sunrise yogic dance parties, and the darkness of Satan through the debaucherous slaytanic Burning Man Metal Meltdown party.

Hometown: East Rockaway, NY
Contact: tommybigfinger (at) optonline (dot) net

Tribal Thunder
Tribal Thunder A gathering of like minded people to drum and thunder calling to the heavens. Unlike Dorthy and Toto we are somewhere between Kansas and beyond. In burning memory of Todd "The Tool" Sutterley.

Hometown: Martinez, CA
Contact: Ksinshadow (at) comcast (dot) net

Trolltown
Trolltown - Need a friend? Trolltown will be making it's third appearance at Black Rock City, with hundreds of the little buggers just looking for trouble, a shot of tequila, or a playa-buddy (not necessarily in that order). This year Trolltown will be featuring a drive-thru window, to speed the adoption process. Stay and get your photograph taken with your new troll, to add to our archives.

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
URL: s95033306.onlinehome.us/index2.html
Contact: redhed (at) thephambly (dot) com

Tropic Of DeNile
Camp DeNile, under the tropic of DeNile. LOOK UP! We're in DeNile. Are you in DeNile about something? Oh yeh, you're not ready to talk about it yet. Well fine. It's not 4 o'clock yet. But when the clock strikes four, you'll remember reading this and motate, rotate, and go straight towards the wettest and cheapest happy hour on the playa: Camp DeNile. The Green Room, the sous chef's pantry, the back lot to AREA 47. Where the playa Rat Pack come to cool their heals in preparation for long nights of Promiscuity, Alien Love, and Revirginization. Well pre-function till sunset, then feign usefulness and help the rest of our village get their groove on. Music: World and beyond. Drink: Three signature cocktails: Traditional Embalming Elixir, Prescription Only Strangelove, and our seductively terrifying fizzy-shit, the Amber Alert.

We're not shrinks, in fact we may enable your entire BS with the crowd we attract. Not to worry, what nature doesn't draw out, our bartenders will. One way or another, youll get your fix when we fire up the Oasis of DeNile (our ever-expanding art car) for a drink-pouring, world music-pumpin, sunset tour of the playa. Hot showers provided en route for those in need. Bring a towel, bring a friend, bring some water to share, let's see if group hydrotherapy isn't in your future. Weekdays: 4p to 6p, peaking Thursday, when well re-shingle your shack(whatever that means) Well pump it up and give it away. All of it. Thursday night! Be there or don't. One way or another, you'll remain in DeNile. Aloha.

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Contact: jimsimmons (at) comcast (dot) net

True Mirror Palace
A palace of True Mirrors reflecting the real you in all your glory. Lose the flat and distorted backwards you in both a huge full length True Mirror as well as small private meditation booths where you can navel gaze to your hearts content.

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Contact: jwalter (at) truemirror (dot) com

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Ubercarney
Cletus and the Carney crew welcome you to our slightly seedy, always fun, and just a tad bit scarey carney wonderland. We feature the Roaster Coaster A Go-Go, our home-built roller coaster and elevated go-go cages, mini-golf, and Whack-a-Mime to amuse you. Think you have the soul of a carney? Take a turn in the 10 Second Freak Show and display your carney talents for all to see. Who knows, we just might ask you to pull up a seat, pass the porn and share a PBR if your talents amuse and amaze us.

Hometown: Detroit, MI
URL: www.speedcult.com/speedcult/coaster_a.html
Contact: cynthia_jones (at) prodigy (dot) net

Unifried Biofuels Camp
Fun with grease! Sustainable song and dance! Come check out daily workshops on biofuels and open solution-focused forums. Recycled fashions, solar disco, eco-zines and more, cha cha cha!

Hometown: Sonoma, CA
URL: www.veggiebus.com
Contact: mechooski (at) hotmail (dot) com