L’International des Feux Loto-Québec 2012 – États-Unis Montreal International Fireworks Competition at La Ronde *Gold Jupiter* *Or* Pyro Fantasia – Atlas PyroVision Productions A regular competitor in L’International since the very first year, the United States are represented for a third time by Atlas PyroVision Productions. Known for the magic of their yearly Fourth of July celebration fireworks throughout New England, they present a new approach to the cinematic classic of Fantasia. Their interpretation will host songs with classical rock sequences from the world renowned rock violinist David Garrett, Trans Siberian Orchestra and from the soundtrack of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Although the music parallels the Disney classic, there is a strong mix of modern rock symphony selections that will leave the audience spellbound!
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The Atlas steps into the digital age. A new one-of-a-kind World Atlas covering all parts of the globe with animated maps from Rand McNally and in-depth cultural and historical information. Each episode is dedicated to different countries, containing four distinct features – physical geography, political geography, popular locations, and thematic maps. Take a trip up the West Coast of the USA in this episode of World Atlas.
What makes a place? Infinite City, Rebecca Solnit’s brilliant reinvention of the traditional atlas, searches out the answer by examining the many layers of meaning in one place, the San Francisco Bay Area. Aided by artists, writers, cartographers, and twenty-two gorgeous color maps, each of which illuminates the city and its surroundings as experienced by different inhabitants, Solnit takes us on a tour that will forever change the way we think about place. She explores the area thematically–connecting, for example, Eadweard Muybridge’s foundation of motion-picture technology with Alfred Hitchcock’s filming of Vertigo. Across an urban grid of just seven by seven miles, she finds seemingly unlimited landmarks and treasures–butterfly habita
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This full-color atlas of the United States features maps of the North American continent, regions, and individual states. Introductory maps at the front of the book include interstate maps, product maps, and topographical maps of the entire U.S. or regions. Individual state spreads feature a Data Bank of facts and statistics including state superlatives: the longest, highest, lowest, etc., photos of major natural and human-made state attractions, and state-specific interesting information. State maps are more detailed than the maps in the World Atlas to include more cities and towns. A back section features a gazetteer to define map- and geography-related terms, an explanation of longitudes and latitudes, a section of g
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The Atlas steps into the digital age. A new one-of-a-kind World Atlas covering all parts of the globe with animated maps from Rand McNally and in-depth cultural and historical information. Each episode is dedicated to different countries, containing four distinct features – physical geography, political geography, popular locations, and thematic maps. This episode takes you to northeast region of Italy.
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