Happy Birthday, America! In celebration of America's 243rd Birthday, The Boston Pops orchestrated their annual Fourth of July Spectacular, and it was lit and designed by Michael Berger Design.
There is something pretty American about The Boston Pops and the Fourth of July. Add real cannons, Emmy Award caliber production, and Queen Latifah and we're not sure there is anywhere else to be.
ASL Electronic, in Switzerland, is now selling and distributing Robe Lighting in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein. They are excited to forge a relationship between the two European companies. Per ASL Electronic: "[Robe Lighting] is THE leading industry brand right now and, even more importantly, a European brand! We intend to make it the number one moving light choice in Switzerland.”
Princess Cruises has beefed up the audio in two of their ships. The company used this as an opportunity to push the limit on audience immersion in a theatre that floats on water, and stepping up to the plate was nonother than world-renowned sound company L-Acoustics. The theatres got the updated L-ISA Hyperreal Sound and Immersive Hyperreal Sound systems - which are "object-based immersive sound technology that uses the placement of sound sources to achieve spatialization, enabling anything from a customizable, ultra-realistic live sound field to fully immersive 360° sound design"(via the L-Acoustics Website).
What does that mean, really? It means you should book a cruise and find out.
The Glastonbury Festival was last week in England. Also known as "Glastofest" the festival is a 5-day festival known for its music performances but also includes comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and many other performing arts. This year 17 stages were controlled by Avolite's Titan Consoles and AI Servers tackling the diverse array of production requirements.