The new Spectrum of the Seas from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
The new Spectrum of the Seas from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

Spectrum of the Seas, from Royal Caribbean, Latest Cruise Ship to Sail with LED Lighting

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Elation has been providing reliable, energy efficient and low maintenance lighting solutions for Royal Caribbean International cruise ships since the first Oasis class ship launched in 2009. That trend continues with Royal Caribbean’s latest luxury cruise liner, Spectrum of the Seas.

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New rigging programs have been added to ETCP recognized training for renewal credits
New rigging programs have been added to ETCP recognized training for renewal credits

New Rigging Programs Added to ETCP Recognized Training for Renewal Credits

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American Crane & Safety, LLC and Reliable Design Services were approved this month to become ETCP Recognized Training Programs. The courses that participate in ETCP’ Recognized Training Program present a great opportunity for ETCP Technicians to get a bulk of their education credits in one place, as these training opportunities count 1 point per hour of attendance.

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Working in the Theatre: Expansive Technology

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The use of expanding technology such as AI (artificial intelligence), AR (augmented reality), VR (virtual reality) in theatre today is encouraging and presents wonderful challenges to storytellers throughout the world. Watch this Working in Theatre: Expansive Technology video from the American Theatre Wing as it follows the teams of Krysztof Garbaczewski of Dream Adoption Society and the creative visionaries behind Frankenstein AI at The Columbia University School of the Arts’ Digital Storytelling Lab develop, demonstrate, and perform with new technology that enhances the audience experience and shows us all what is possible in the next generation of storytelling.
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Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights for Harold Prince on July 31, 2019 at 7:45pm

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The Broadway community mourns the loss of prolific producer, director, writer, and the individual recipient of the most Tony Awards® in multiple categories in history, Harold Prince, who passed away on July 31, 2019 at age 91. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, July 31 at exactly 7:45pm. 

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