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New LDI Show Manager And 2015 Date And Location Announced
1) find a show manager who could represent the LDI brand on both the show floor and in the market as a whole; and 2) secure a date and location for LDI 2015. I’m pleased to announce success on both fronts.
Video: Pearl Jam’s Lightning Bolt Tour, Part 2 
As Pearl Jam geared up to promote its latest album, Lightning Bolt, the band decided the time was right to tweak the look of its live shows, with a subtle yet powerful production design, a uniquely evocative video package, and an entirely new lighting rig.
Video: Pearl Jam’s Lightning Bolt Tour, Part 1 
As Pearl Jam geared up to promote its latest album, Lightning Bolt, the band decided the time was right to tweak the look of its live shows, with a subtle yet powerful production design, a uniquely evocative video package, and an entirely new lighting rig.
Video: Zachary Borovay On The 2014 Broadway Projection Master Classes
Projection designer Zachary Borovay, creative consultant for the Broadway Projection Master Classes, explains what you can expect at the 2014 BPMC.
Video: Abe Jacob On The 2014 Broadway Sound Master Classes 1
The Godfather of Sound, Abe Jacob, creative consultant for the Broadway Sound Master Classes, explains what you can expect at the 2014 BSMC.
Video: Jules Fisher On The 2014 Broadway Lighting Master Classes
Legendary lighting designer Jules Fisher, creative consultant for the Broadway Lighting Master Classes, explains what you can expect at the 2014 BLMC.
CMC Schedule Announced 
The third annual 2012 Concert Master Classes, to be held Dec. 3-4 at USC’s Ronald Tutor Center Ballroom in Los Angeles, and it features a mix of sessions focused on the aesthetic, technical, and practical issues for concert touring.
Exile On Main Street 
Japanese pop band Exile’s latest tour production rivals the best of the West.
LDI 25th Anniversary Content Creation Contest 
To help celebrate LDI’s Silver Anniversary, we are looking for clever, innovative content that can be played on the video screens at the Live Design LDI booth and during the Awards ceremony. The top candidates will all have their content displayed for all to see at the show, and the winner will also receive a free pass to this year’s Projection Master Classes.
Don’t Keep Your Distance: Evita Opens On Broadway 
Evita opened at the Marquis Theatre on April 5 to mostly positive reviews (check out the video clip below), with special recognition given to director Michael Grandage’s staging, not to mention the performance of a certain Ricky Martin. Congrats to set ...
A Glimpse of The Mountaintop 
Check out this video clip of Broadway's The Mountaintop with sets by David Gallo and lights by Brian MacDevitt.
Q+A: Willie Williams: Around The World In Two Years 
Visual designer Willie Williams reflects on the recently wrapped U2 360° Tour.
The Last Waltz For LCD Soundsystem 
LD Eric Cathcart Helps LCD Soundsystem Go Out In Style For Its Final Show At The Garden
LCD Soundsystem Is Playing At Its Own House, Part 1 
It's perhaps the hipster event of the year: the last show ever of LCD Soundsystem, the NY-based dance rock outfit known for such indie hits as "Drunk Girls" and "Daft Punk Is Playing At My House," in its own backyard, with five shows at Terminal 5 that culminate in one last hurrah at Madison Square Garden on April 2
Five Questions With Alex Murphy, Lighting Associate, U2 360˚ 
Lighting associate on the U2 360˚ tour Alex Murphy discusses the daunting challenge of calling the followspots, among other duties.
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