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Arts & Entertainment - September 3, 2021

Torch songs

Life in a Peninsula hacker house helped inspire a scorching tale of techies versus hippies in "Burning Man: The Musical"

by By Heather Zimmerman

Inside a spacious, well-appointed tent somewhere on the desert playa at Burning Man, there's singing, dancing, sparkly costumes, and moments of both crushing doubt and soaring personal enlightenment. Outside, the weather is harsh; swirling in the wind, it's not powdery playa dust, but snow.

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