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Festival of the Arts 2015 launches smartphone app for 46th event

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Festival of the Arts for 45 years has offered art to see, food to taste and continuous, live entertainment in the streets of Grand Rapids every summer.

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More information: http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2015/05/festival_of_the_arts_2015_laun.html

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Drones can be awful at sporting events. But they could also be awesome.

The website Deadspin has a rubric called “Idiot on the Field,” under which it chronicles the antics of those cheerful inebriates who like to disrupt sporting events by unexpectedly running onto the field of play. If this past weekend is any indication, Deadspin might soon have to inaugurate a rubric called “Idiot Above the Field,” to track the increasingly common sight of people creating chaos by flying unmanned aerial systems—better known as drones—into sports stadiums.

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More information: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2015/09/drones_in_sports_they_can_help_coaches_and_athletes_but_also_create_major.html

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How projection mapping can add an extra dimension to your events

We humans have been fascinated with creating art that fools our eyes and transports us physically since the beginning of civilisation. From perspective tricks in murals to the fake windows on blank building walls of the trompe l’oeiltradition, we delight in deceiving our senses. Now, in the 21st century, 2D and 3D projection mapping are the latest tools of this grand tradition, and are available to you to transform your events in ways that are only limited by your imagination.

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More information: http://www.stagingconnections.com/events/How-projection-mapping-can-add-an-extra-dimension-to-your-events