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[email protected]: Top Plots Of 2016, Rigging Resolutions, And More For The New Year

The [email protected] is released every Thursday at 5pm as a round-up of the week's top entertainment design and technology items, so you can stay up to date on industry news.

Top 16 Lighting Plots Of 2016

Live Design compiled the top 16 lighting plots that our readers most viewed on our site throughout the year. 

5 Rigging Resolutions For 2017

Here are five theatre rigging resolutions for 2017 to help you promote safety, save time, and improve organization.

Chad Shelton Scholarship Fund Started

San Diego State University has begun to raise money from the design community to create a scholarship in honor of Chad Shelton, who graduated with a Master Of Fine Arts in May 2016, and was killed on October 1 in a violent robbery in Las Vegas.

Russian Roulette: Lighting Fit For A Czar

Lighting designer Bradley King discusses his design for Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812 from its earliest beginnings at Ars Nova to its current state at Broadway's Imperial Theatre, as well as shares his lighting plots.

Kings Of Leon Ugly Christmas Sweater Show

John Garberson and his team from Creative BackStage put together a lighting rig at the Mesa Amphitheatre for a performance by Kings of Leon, providing the band’s LD Sam MacLaren with a mix of fixtures including LED fixtures from CHAUVET Professional.

BONUS! The December 2016 Issue Of Live Design

The December 2016 issue of Live Design features the designs for Twenty One Pilots’ Emotional Roadshow Tour, Pet Shop Boys’ Inner Sanctum residency and Super TourNatasha, Pierre And The Great Comet Of 1812 at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre, and more. Read the issue on Apple or Android tablets and smartphones, or read it as a interactive PDF.

Stay tuned for next week's round-up of current industry news and content.

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