Back in Default? You Can Still Stay Connected

Still SOAK-ing in the post-SOAK glow? When the SOAK*2017 Facebook frenzy dies down, here are some ways to stay connected: OFFICIAL NEWS Major announcements about SOAK are posted online here, at http://soakpdx.com. Burning Man’s Portland Regional Coordinators share news about SOAK and other regional happenings through the Portland Announce email list. Subscribe by emailing portland-announce+subscribe@burningman.org.…

Last minute SOAK wisdom from the oracles

This may be the last announcement you receive before a great number of us depart to Tygh Valley for SOAK*2017: Superstition. This is our thirteenth SOAK, and we’re anticipating great things! The White River will run red with blood, frogs will rain from the sky, locusts, famine, overflowing parking, crowning portos! As a protective ritual…

Theme Camps and Art!

The spirit world is big on vagaries. “You’ll meet a tall, handsome stranger.” “A new business opportunity will present itself.” What’s that about? At SOAK, we like our omens with some specificity! We know it’s bad luck to see the bride before the wedding, but surely it’s okay to at least know her name? In…

SOAK ticket sales have concluded

The second and final SOAK ticket sale has concluded. In a scenario familiar to people who attempt to purchase tickets to the playa, we sold out in under five minutes. The server changes we made handled the load extraordinarily better than was the case in the first sale. Regardless, the speed with which tickets were…

SOAK*2017 Ticket Sale #2

Here are our suggestions for Saturday morning: Put on your lucky tutu, caress your rabbit’s foot, stare into the bathroom mirror and chant “Larry Harvey” three times. Kick Aunt Edna off the phone by 9:30 am and dial into AOL early so you’ll be ready when the “Buy Tickets!” button appears at 10:00 am sharp…

420 Dude!

The coming Thursday is April 20th. 4/20. 420, dude! The odds are low that anyone reading this needs an explanation of the significance of this date. Nonetheless, it would be a shame if anyone missed out on this day because they were caught unaware. Thus, this reminder. Thursday 4/20 (midnight) is the deadline for submissions…