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Aventuras Salvajes En California (2000): Es una expedición virtual que te deslizara desde las montañas junto con snowboarders, girando por los aires de San Diego con skysurfers, nadando los océanos junto con las nutrias, excavando desde treinta metros...
Rolling Stones [IMAX]at the MAXSpecial limited engagement! See the Stones: Bigger and louder than ever before! Shot on location in Turin, Berlin and London, Rolling Stones at the MAX features the band performing during their highly-acclaimed Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle tour. The Stones...
The Discoverers [IMAX]Feel the Courage. Live the Adventure.This film will show as part of Senior Monday on Monday, Dec. 2, only. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Daniel J. Boorstin, this stunning film relives some of mankind's greatest moments of discovery, including Magellan's expedition to find the...
Back for a limited run in December 2013! Encounter the wilds of California as you sky surf over San Diego at 150mph, ride down a 25-foot wave at Maverick’s, snowboard the Sierra’s highest peaks and drop 130 feet into the center of a giant Sequoia! From...
What you can't see is right before your eyes!Mysteries of the Unseen World provides you with an incredible look at things that are normally too slow, too fast, too small or too vast for the human eye to see. The film's innovative use of high-speed and time-lapse photography, electron microscopy and...
Technology Takes OffExplore aerodynamics and flight technology in the Fleet’s newest exhibition, On the Fly: Technology Takes Off. The exhibition features multiple daily performances by small-scale unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), complemented by interactive stations where...
The Instrument That Rocked the WorldStarting December 20th, the Fleet Science Center will ROCK you! The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is cranking science up to 11 this winter with the West Coast premiere of GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World! Experience the guitar through...
Get Your Hands On ScienceOur Main Gallery exhibition combines some of our all-time favorites with exciting interactive exhibits from San Francisco’s Exploratorium. This collection features opportunities to explore mechanics, motion, math, hearing, electricity and many other...
Celebrate the Season at the FleetBalboa Park December Nights is the largest free community festival in San Diego. Come to Balboa Park and celebrate the holidays with lights, food, music and fun. The two-day extravaganza, Balboa Park's holiday gift to San Diego, features international...
A Live Concert Series Celebrating GUITARThe Fleet is ready to ROCK with our first-ever live concert series! Each show will feature: Two performances: an awesome opening act and a rockin' headliner Food for purchase from The French Gourmet Beer, wine and cocktails available at the no-...
An Early Morning Comet ISON CelebrationCOFFEE & COMETS is an early morning celebration for Comet ISON on Tuesday, November 26, at 5:30AM! This event has reached its registration capacity. SIGN UP FOR THE WAITLIST HERE Comet ISON has raised a lot of hope among skywatchers. The comet is...
The First Monday of Each MonthThe first Monday of every month, seniors 65 and better can enjoy the Science Center exhibits, a show in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater and a lecture on the quietest day of the month for only $8! No coupons or additional discounts are accepted. The Fleet'...
The Science of ROCKOur next Science on the Rocks party is Thursday, January 23: The Science of ROCK! Our most recent party was on October 17. Look for pictures on our Science on the Rocks Facebook page soon. Didn't make it? Here's what you missed: Fall in love with...
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Rock the Dome
A Night Out for Adult Kids to Expand Your Consciousness! Our New Digital Show Featuring Awesome Classic Rock Music and Dazzling Imagery Continues throughout Spring and Summer at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center Heikoff Dome Theater
May 01, 2012
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San Diego, May 1, 2012 – Take a trip as we ROCK THE DOME ~ get whirled on animated flights through space and fantasy landscapes, immersed in spinning abstract art and transported through never-ending tunnels and passageways, all synched to awesome classic rock music. ROCK THE DOME is a dazzling digital concert featuring some of the greatest bands of all time. Pulsating graphics fill the screen while the Dome's state-of-the-art sound system play your favorites like you've never heard them before. Sit back and relax as you become completely immersed in a 360-degree swirl of mesmerizing retro graphics and full-dome CG in a flashback to another era – classic rock pumped through our 16,000-watt digital surround sound system in 32 million pixels on a 76-foot dome!
Each show features a selection from our library of classic rock's greatest hits. Will you hear the Beatles? Rolling Stones? Pink Floyd? Aerosmith's "Sweet Emotion" or U2's "Where the Streets Have No Name? Every performance is unique – a hand-picked playlist of hits from the late '60s through the early '90s. Other artists on the roster include Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, The Kinks, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, AC/DC, Rush, Midnight Oil, Creedence Clearwater Revival and The Doors. The Beatles or Rolling Stones? Led Zeppelin or Metallica? U2 or Pink Floyd? It’s much more than a soundtrack, featuring interludes and vignettes of the sights and sounds that symbolized the evolution of rock history - a one-of-a-kind musical experience you won't want to miss – come see what all the excitement is about!
ROCK THE DOME at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center Heikoff Dome Theater began performances in March, joining our regular roster of IMAX® films and digital shows. Tickets are $8 for members, $10 for general public. See our website for performance dates and times.
If you would like complimentary tickets for yourself and your family, please contact Susan Chicoine: email@example.com or (619) 685-5743 or (619) 325-9416/cell. Let me know what date works for you and how many you need, and I will leave passes at the willcall window in your name.
ROCK the DOME
Song Choices/Music Rights/Trivia -- info for your reference, please don’t give it all away!
Emerson, Lake & Palmer – “Karn Evil 9, 1st Impression pt. 2” (ASCAP/1973)
Tells the story of a futuristic world from which "all manner of evil and decadence had been banished.”
The Beatles – “Back in the USSR” (ASCAP/1968)
PAUL on drums, not Ringo!
Rolling Stones – “Start Me Up” (ASCAP/1981)
Motorcycle racing or sex? You decide...
The Doors – “Break On Through” (ASCAP/1967)
Censors objected to drug use implied by the line "she gets high", so the line was repeated as ”She gets...”.
Creedence Clearwater Revival – “Bad Moon Rising” (BMI/1969)
Fogerty claims the song is about "the apocalypse that was going to be visited upon us.”
Jimi Hendrix – “Purple Haze” (ASCAP/1967)
A dream Jimi had where he was walking under the sea.
Led Zeppelin – “Good Times Bad Times” (ASCAP/1969)
Guitar solo through a Leslie speaker.
Aerosmith – “Sweet Emotion” (BMI/1975)
Tension between the band and Joe Perry’s wife.
AC/DC – “Back In Black” (ASCAP/1980)
The band is mourning for the death of their singer, Bon Scott, of alcohol poisoning
Rush – “Tom Sawyer” (ASCAP/1981)
A portrait of a modern day rebel, a free-spirited individualist striding through the world
wide-eyed and purposeful.
Pink Floyd – “Another Brick in the Wall pt. 2” (BMI/1979)
A protest song against rigid schooling in general and boarding schools in particular.
Pink Floyd – “One Of These Days” (ASCAP/1971)
One of these days (I'm going to slice you up into little pieces) - A threat against a babbling DJ.
Midnight Oil – “Beds Are Burning” (BMI/1987)
A political song about giving native Australian lands back to the Pintupi, who were among the
very last people to come in from the desert.
U2 – “Where the Streets Have No Name” (ASCAP/1987)
A message of hope for a world that does not divided by class or race.
Metallica – “Enter Sandman” (ASCAP/1991)
The song is about "nightmares and all that come with them.”
Pink Floyd – “Run Like Hell” (BMI/1979)
Pink sends his followers to attack those he thinks "ought to be shot".
Van Halen – “You Really Got Me” (1984)
Kinks song covered by Van Halen
The Dome Was Built To Rock
Brand new Global Immersion digital GSX™ system
4 Sony® 4K resolution SRX-T420 cinema-grade projectors
76-foot titled dome NanoSeam™ screen
168° vertical by 360° horizontal field-of-view immersive experience
16,000-watt 6.1 digital surround sound
About the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (“the Fleet”) is home to Southern California’s only IMAX® Dome Theater and 100+ hands-on science exhibits for all ages. Watch immersive giant-screen films in the Heikoff Dome Theater, featuring the world’s first NanoSeam™ Dome screen in an IMAX Theater. The Fleet is the first Giant Dome Theater in the country to share a digital planetarium with an IMAX Dome theater, following the recent installation of a new, state-of-the-art, giant dome screen digital GSX™ system from Global Immersion, which augments the existing IMAX® projector in the Heikoff Dome Theater with one of the most comprehensive and powerful full-dome experiences available today. The digital system not only enhances our planetarium capabilities but expands the possibilities for sustainable institutional programming that could include evening programming with cultural content of various kinds. Experience eight galleries of fun, interactive exhibits, including major traveling exhibitions. A hurricane simulator thrills visitors with gusts of wind up to 80 miles per hour. Enjoy sandwiches, salads and healthy treats in Galileo’s Café. Find unique educational toys and games, books, IMAX DVDs and more in the North Star Science Store. Located at 1875 El Prado, two blocks south of the San Diego Zoo on Park Blvd, the Fleet Science Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the public understanding and enjoyment of science and technology. For information regarding current admission prices, please call (619) 238-1233 or visit our website at www.rhfleet.org.
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B-roll of IMAX films, digital shows, and recent production footage of exhibits and galleries, is available on the Fleet Media DropBox! To access: Go to http://www.dropbox.com; Click on sign in; Use the email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Use the password: pr1973media; Go to the "RHF Public Relations" folder.