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Check out FragmentNine's plots for alt-J's performance at Coachella 2018 in 31 Days of Plots

5@5: 31 Days Of Plots, Holiday Gifts, Excellence Awards, & More

This week's industry news includes lighting plots from alt-J to Radiohead, holiday gift ideas for sound engineers, voting for Excellence in Installation Awards, 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.

31 Days Of Plots

To celebrate the achievements of 2018 and to welcome all the prospects of 2019, a different lighting design will be highlighted every day of December.

Holiday Gifts Every Live Sound Engineer Will Love

Whether you’re looking for functional features or the awesomely impractical, we have great ideas for every live sound engineer on your shopping list.

Mixing The Ancient And Modern: Samson et Dalila At The Met, Part One

Director Darko Tresnjak brought spectacle to Jerusalem at about 150 BC in The Metropolitan Opera's production of Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila.

Designing Valley Of The Heart

The current Mark Taper Forum production of Luis Valdez's play, Valley Of The Heart, by Center Theatre Group in LA, has won the hearts of the critics with its masterful writing and beautiful designs.

By Design: A Chat With Lighting Designer Elizabeth Harper

A Los Angeles-based lighting designer, Elizabeth Harper juggles lighting, teaching, and writing in masterful fashion.

BONUS! Vote For Your Favorites In The Excellence In Installation Awards!

Live Design's first annual Excellence in Installation Awards honor visual and sound installation work in such venues as clubs, theaters, arenas, restaurants, and museums. Vote now!

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