Registration Open for SOAK*2018!

Read more about rules, what is/isn’t Art, Theme Camps: soakpdx.com/placement/ To bring sound, art, or a theme camp, register by March 25th 11:59 PM Pacific time: Theme Camps: http://soakpdx.com/theme-camps/ Art & Artist Provisions: http://soakpdx.com/artist-provisions/ To seek funding for your art, apply for Art Provisions by March 12th 11:59 PM Pacific time: soakpdx.com/fundart To bring a mutant vehicle, register…

We Have a Sound Policy

Last year, we heard your concerns about sound at SOAK. We also followed your recent conversation about it here on Facebook. It was clear that our sound policy needed work, and we asked a group of 14 people (including 3 community representatives who are not SOAK volunteer staff) to collaborate on the necessary updates. Here…

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…