The Guardian: Burning Man cancels festival amid coronavirus and plans virtual event

The Guardian: Burning Man cancels festival amid coronavirus and plans virtual event. “The organizers of Burning Man announced on Friday that they will not be assembling 80,000 people in the Nevada desert this summer to build giant works of art and then set them on fire. Instead, due to an ongoing global pandemic, they will hold a ‘Virtual Burning Man’, which they hope will attract 100,000 participants.”

My Modern Met: Can’t Make It to ‘Burning Man’ This Year? Here’s How to Watch All the Action Live

My Modern Met: Can’t Make It to ‘Burning Man’ This Year? Here’s How to Watch All the Action Live. “Wish you were able to experience Burning Man but couldn’t make it to the 2019 festival? Don’t worry, there are a couple of ways you can follow all the action on the playa from the comfort of your own home. And if it makes you feel any better, you can take it all in without experiencing the desert heat. By tuning in to Burning Man’s live webcast, you’ll be able to watch coverage 24 hours a day until the conclusion of Burning Man 2019 on September 2.” You can also sign up to get a phone call?…