Visual Arts

Ten items you'll need at Burning Man this year

Burning Man is hands-down the biggest celebration of life, art, music and culture that America has ever seen. The week-long event held in the days leading up to Labor Day in the Black Rock Desert -- roughly 120 miles north of Reno, Nevada -- will have approximately 50,000 people in attendance this year.

Every big player in the electronic, jam, bluegrass and dance scene will most likely be playing sets there -- or at least enjoying the company of friends and family. And at the Bazaar-B-Q held at Fusion Factory this past weekend in Denver, veterans of Burning Man and other creative individuals gathered to sell items that could be useful at the celebration. Here's a list of ten things you'll need to survive at the Burn':

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Britt Chester is a writer and video producer living in Denver, Colorado. He's covered breaking news, music, arts and cannabis for Westword since 2010. His work has appeared in GQ Magazine, Village Voice, YES! Weekly, Inman News and the Winston-Salem Journal. He likes running, cycling, and interviewing people.
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