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Rising Alternative to Broadcast La Traviata Live to Cinemas in December 7

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 11:51 -- Nick Dager

Opening night at Teatro alla Scala will be broadcast in high definition by satellite to audiences in cinemas worldwide. The event takes place annually on December 7, the feast day of Milan’s patron saint, Saint Ambrose. This year, La Scala has chosen the Verdi favorite La Traviata, conducted by Daniele Gatti, to kick off the 2013-2014 Season.

Science Museum of Virginia to Open New Dome Theatre

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 14:35 -- Nick Dager

The Science Museum of Virginia, in Richmond will open its new dome theatre in early 2014. “The Science Museum will be opening up the full expanse of the cosmos to our guests - inviting everyone to explore the universe with us in a truly spectacular fashion, ” said Richard Conti, CEO/chief wonder officer.

The State of Event Cinema

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 10:39 -- Nick Dager

In the early days of digital cinema, advocates of the new technology said one of the best things about it was the ability it gave theatre owners to show all kinds of content, not just Hollywood movies. The studios scoffed at this and labeled anything they didn’t produce as, essentially, worthless garbage. One early term was ODS, which stood for Other Digital … well, you get it.

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