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The House of Dancing Water, directed by Franco Dragone and staged in the purpose-built House of Dancing Water Theatre in Macau

5@5: Billy Idol, The Mavericks, Dancing Water, and More

This week's industry news includes the touring sound system for The Mavericks, lighting design and video design for Billy Idol residency, projection mapping with Pandoras Box, and more.

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

On Tour with The Mavericks

FOH engineer Allan Casillas discusses touring with The Mavericks, changes to the sound system over years, vocal reverb, his Midas Pro 2 board, and more.

Luz Studio Designs Video and Lighting For Billy Idol

Montreal’s Luz Studio was in the house when Billy Idol did his Las Vegas residency in The Pearl Theatre at The Palms in January.

LDI Projection Mapping Summit: Pandoras Box

Geoffrey Platt discusses the advantages of Christie Pandoras Box in this LDI video session from the Projection Mapping Summit. Subscribe to watch now!

Robe for House of Dancing Water Show Spectacular

The world’s largest water-based show – The House of Dancing Water directed by the legendary Franco Dragone and staged in the purpose-built House of Dancing Water Theatre in Macau – has just added 63 new Robe moving lights to the theatre’s rig.

Book Review: Clifton Taylor's Color & Light

From lighting the sets and acts on stage to lighting faces in the audience, and all for live for broadcast, LDs Bob Dickinson and Travis Hagenbuch discuss the challenging aspects of lighting the Academy Awards.

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