I simply don't get it. Bono is hailed as a humanitarian for helping to fight hunger and AIDS in Africa by starting the ONE Foundation, but when I bring two canvas bags with me to Whole Foods instead of using their checkout bags, all my friends call me a tree-hugger. I hadn't truly realized just how un-hip it was to feel guilty about participating in the destruction of the world around you until I started getting ragged on by my so-called friends.
Technical directors and prop masters live and die by their "Bag-O-Tricks." No matter how complicated the show is, there are usually one or two items that a resourceful technician can pull and/or modify from stock....More
Production and lighting designers Steve Lieberman and Seth Jackson discuss how to create engaging environments that suit the needs of the client; dealing with artists’ riders; fiscal responsibilities of a designer; and scaling creative from small festivals to massives....More