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Burning Man is a sellout -- in tickets

Burning Man has sold out this year -- a first. If you don't have your tickets now, dressing up as a giant bird juggling chainsaws on fire won't help:

Burning Man organizers say the eight-day counter-culture festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert has sold out for the first time in its 25-year history. Spokeswoman Marian Goodell says ticket sales were cut off on Monday as they approached the 50,000 limit set by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The festival's Web site says tickets will not be sold at any of the walk-in outlets or at the gate when the festival opens Aug. 29 about 100 miles north of Reno. It says if you don't have a ticket don't show up because you won't get in. It also says anyone who purchases a ticket from a third party does so at their own risk.

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As a longtime journalist in Southern Nevada, native Las Vegan Andrew Kiraly has served as a reporter covering topics as diverse as health, sports, politics, the gaming industry and conservation. He joined Desert Companion in 2010, where he has helped steward the magazine to become a vibrant monthly publication that has won numerous honors for its journalism, photography and design, including several Maggie Awards.