Vol.18 No. 2
Since cutting their teeth on poorly lit dive bar stages with sub-par sound in the early years, Hedley has seen its profile propelled to new heights with each subsequent release. LD Geoff Frood takes PL&P around the rig for their hugely successful Wild Live Tour, featuring a few colourful new toys.
A fire necessitated the construction of a new, state-of-art theatre at Southern Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver, BC, that would serve as an educational platform for the school and a cultural hub for the community. Now, the all-LED venue is one of the finest high school and small community theatres in the province, and likely the country.
For its 2011 season, Canada’s Wonderland in Vaughan, ON launched a new 3D projection experience on Wonder Mountain – the iconic centrepiece of the popular amusement park. Each year since, the show has undergone a few tweaks while continuing to wow the crowds at the end of a fun-filled day of thrills.
Author Rick Boychuk presents a history of the invention and innovation of counterweight rigging systems in Europe and North America, aiming to answer the question: Who was first with a modern counterweight rigging system? Fritz Brandt in Germany or C.S. King in the United States?