Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Worth a Look

Here are a few posts from last week's Greenpage that might be worth your time...

Architecture and the Lost Art of Drawing

NYTimes.com: IT has become fashionable in many architectural circles to declare the death of drawing. What has happened to our profession, and our art, to cause the supposed end of our most powerful means of conceptualizing and representing architecture?

A Response to Not So Modern Music Blog

hudsonsounds.org: I will diverge from my typical comments on pianos and all things piano to speak instead about music in general in response to a very thoughtful blog by my friend and colleague, Mary Jane Leach. In her recent blog, she brings up some very vital points regarding what is considered ‘modern’ and how the presenters/performers and audience relate to such in music. I found her comments thought-provoking and it struck a chord with me in a completely different way.

A Tech Expo Challenge

usitt.org: Here’s a challenge to all USITT members: make this the biggest Tech Expo ever! What does that mean? It is simple. Take a little time to look over the past production challenges and triumphs; if there is a unique or innovative solution, share them with the rest of the membership.

New Exhibitors Line Up for PLASA Focus: Stamford

Lighting&Sound America Online - News: Momentum for PLASA Focus: Stamford 2012 is growing fast with a host of new exhibitors choosing their positions on the show floor. The free two-day event takes place November 12-13 at the Stamford Marriott, Connecticut, and will showcase the very latest in theatre and event production technology.

Visual-Effects Artists Fear Reprisal If They Voice Support For Unionization

ibtimes.com: A lot has changed in the visual-effects industry since 1902, when Georges Méliès shot a fake rocket into a man's face for the pioneering science-fiction film "A Trip to the Moon." But perhaps the biggest change is where visual effects now stand on the box-office totem pole. The wattage of star power has long been on the wane, and today's young moviegoers line up not for big names, but for big effects.

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