King Benjamin's Virgin Burner Blog: OMG! The Final Sale is next Wednesday!

Alright folks, the last official sale for Burning Man tickets is upon us! It's time for the OMG Sale! (I believe in you!) Here are some things to know about this final sale! PRE-REGISTRATION ***SUPER IMPORTANT*** In order to get tickets, you must pre-register/create a Burner Profile (online profile for Burning Man), STARTING TODAY (Wed. July 26th), until Friday, July 28th at 12PM PDT. You can pre-register here. Create a profile by pressing "sign up" in the upper right hand corner. Fill in the information. Verify your email. Confirm your account. (Standard new account setup protocol.) Once you've created the profile, after 12PM during the pre-registration period, you will be able to login in

Taking New Leaps in My Music: Learning, Looping & Live Streaming

Arriving just in time in my email inbox yesterday was this bit of wisdom from Seth Godin about taking on new challenges: "We choose not to learn because it's either going to fail (embarrassing and expensive) or it's going to work (frightening)... The door is open to be heroic. To go on the journey from a place of fear...Those that have successfully come before us have figured out how to make this leap. To feel (and embrace) these fears, not to deny them, and to dig in because and despite."- Seth Godin, July 13th, 2017 So, I'm starting from a place of fear, and challenging myself in three major moments, starting this week: #1: TUESDAY: LIVE LOOPING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN PUBLIC! THIS TUESDAY I

King Benjamin's Virgin Burner Blog | The 10 Principles of Burning Man: Decommodification & R

Welcome back Virgin Burners (and those intrigued by what "this whole Burning Man thing" is about)! (source: Wikimedia Commons) This is the 2nd post in a series about the 10 Principles of Burning Man, our shared values that unite our community. In the last post I covered "Radical Inclusion" and "Gifting" and in this one, we'll move on to "Decommodification" and "Radical Self- Reliance." (10 Symbols of Burning Man designed by Wick to symbolize the 10 Principles.) "Decommodification In order to preserve the spirit of gifting, our community seeks to create social environments that are unmediated by commercial sponsorships, transactions, or advertising. We stand ready to protect our culture from

Independence Day & The Indomitable Hope

Yesterday as the sun began to set at my friends' beautiful 4th of July barbeque and we waited for the impending fireworks, I ended up involved in a great conversation, that in essence asked: "What does the 4th of July or "Independence Day" mean at this moment in human history?" Throughout the conversation, we'd learned that, among the party-goers, visions of the future of humanity were bleak. One person shared that it scared him to think that "we might truly be living at the apex of humanity." His fear was that we had reached the highest realization of peace, liberty, prosperity, freedom and justice, and that what lies ahead for us is the eventual decline and destruction of our species... ..

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