Lisa Murphy

Sketchbook: Way To Glow! 
Visitors after dark to three different Six Flags amusement parks are in for a spectacular treat this summer with the premiere of the Magic Light Parade
Annie’s Effects 
The world's favorite orphan returned to the stage last winter at the Children's Musical Theatre in San Jose, CA for a brief run of Annie Warbucks, picking
Excellence In Live Design Winners Chosen By Readers 
Introducing the winners of the first ever Excellence In Live Design Awards, chosen among nominees for outstanding achievement in design on projects from September 2006 to August 2007
Sole Provider 
Tokyo is a colorful city, and Japanese athletic shoe company Onitsuka Tiger is illuminating one of its most iconic designs in a unique project that vividly
Take 5 
It's been almost 15 years since the 250-capacity Mercury Lounge opened on a dingy East Village block in New York City, offering new and interesting live
Pasadena Projects 
The City of Pasadena, CA has a new take on public art in the form of a year- round open-air art installation comprising 15'20' projected images along
Getting The Word Out 
The newly constructed Northland Church in Longwood, FL is far from your average worship facility. Situated in a converted skating rink that includes a
Fly Ball 
In a landmark marriage of tradition and technology, the 100th birthday of the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball means a redesigned, twice-as-bright ball
Broadway Breakdown? 
Will they or won’t they? After ten fruitless weeks of negotiations between Broadway producers and stagehands the shows will go on tonight but anything after that is in question
Hello Operator 
What's black, white, and red all over? Susanne Sasic's lighting design for the White Stripes' Icky Thump tour is nothing short of a modern miracle, given
Corporate Countdown 
Imagine this: You're the executive producer of a major corporate client's signature event for 7,500 attendees at the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Events Center,
Stomping The Planet 
From the moment audience members enter the newly opened, $28-million Stomp Out Loud Theatre at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, their
Age Of Architainment 
As long as people have been living and working in buildings, they have been lighting them. Imagine cavemen burning sticks outside the walls of their caves 2,000 years ago to scare off beasts and conjure spirits. Now fast forward to the year 1969, when the concept of illumination as applied to architecture was solidified by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), who set raising the profile of architectural lighting design as one of their first objectives.
Second Skin 
Swiss skin care company Arbonne International recently held its annual National Training Celebration (NTC) at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. This year's three-day
Swinging From The Rafters 
The one-of-a-kind Salt Lake Tabernacle, in Salt Lake City, is a venerable building to millions of followers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
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