SF Gate reports that Burning Man will now become much like any of the city’s other major cultural institutions.
Burning Man, the desert bacchanalia for 68,000, has officially left the counterculture and become part of the mainstream. It is now a certified nonprofit just like the San Francisco Symphony, Ballet and Opera.
Effective this year, the weeklong event in the Black Rock Desert outside Gerlach, Nev., is a subsidiary of the Burning Man Project, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public corporation, which has been in operation for three years. READ MORE.