22. June 2019 - 17:30 till 18:30
MESMERICA 360 PHOENIX: A VISUAL MUSIC JOURNEY | Arizona Science Center | Saturday, 22. June 2019
A mind-expanding 360 projection fulldome show in Phoenix!
James Hood Presents:
MESMERICA 360: A Visual Music Journey
360 FULLDOME PROJECTIONS WITH 7.1 SOUNDTRACK
“I want 'Mesmerica' to inspire you into taking a journey with me inside the mind, to engage your senses and feelings with a miraculous alchemy of sound and light!” -- James Hood
PLEASE DIRECT ALL CUSTOMER SERVICE ENQUIRIES TO OUR BOX OFFICE TEAM WHO ARE STANDING BY. WE AIM TO RESPOND WITHIN 5 HOURS 10AM-10PM PST.
In these fast-paced, and often challenging times, music and art can provide us with relief from stress, and provide us with a sense of peace, tranquility, and renewal.
Experience the magic of this 360 degree immersive art and music cinema experience in the Arizona Science Center Dorrance Planetarium.
Mesmerica is a visual music journey that brings the mesmerizing music of Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist, James Hood together with visually-hypnotic, 3D animated art curated from artists around the world to create an immersive, transcendant experience designed to soothe the mind and stimulate the senses.
Mesmerica premiered at the Fleet Planetarium in San Diego, California in June 2018 and has since gone on to become one of the most successful music fulldome show in history, selling out over 200 shows in California alone, and playing simultaneously in 14 cities across the US and Canada.
We're delighted to now bring it to Phoenix for a series of special weekend night cinema showings.
About James Hood:
James Hood is renowned as a vital and versatile musical pioneer. His lengthy and varied musical resume includes playing drums in The Pretenders, an ongoing two-decades-plus run as mastermind of the visionary ambient/electronica act Moodswings, and an expansive array of production and soundtrack projects.
In 2014, James launched the album Ceremony, an exploration of a uniquely mesmeric melodic instrument -- the PanArt Hang. The "sonic incense" of this recording spoke to fans of ambient artists such as Brian Eno, Phillip Glass and those seeking a peaceful time-slowing soundtrack. Ceremony was a resounding success, introducing tens of thousands of listeners to a compelling sonic experience, and reaching #1 on World and New Age charts in US and Canada. James repeated that success once again with the release of Pure Ceremony in 2015.
The story now continues with the global release of James third album, Mesmerica. This new two disc album finds James further deepening his sonic explorations, adding additional instrumentation and rhythmic textures to his now signature soundscapes.
For more information visit www.jameshood.com.
Come early to enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail, and purchase something from the concession stand to enjoy during the show.
Please note details on the show times below:
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SHOWS:
5.30pm (Matinée) Shows
Doors Open at Venue: 5:00pm
VIP Early Access: 5:00-5:15pm
General Admission Seating: 5:15pm
Show Begins Promptly: 5:30pm
VIP Early Access: 6:40-6:50pm
General Admission: Seating 6:50pm
Show Begins Promptly: 7:00pm
VIP Early Access: 8:10-8:20pm
General Admission Seating: 8:20pm
Show Begins Promptly: 8:30pm
5pm Early Show:
Doors Open at Venue: 4:00pm
VIP Early Access: 4:30-4:45pm
General Admission Seating: 4:45-5pm
Show Begins Promptly: 5:00pm
6:30pm Later Show:
VIP Early Access: 6:10-6:20pm
General Admission Seating: 6:20-6:30pm
Show Begins Promptly: 6:30pm
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Mesmerica is just over 1 hour long. A bar, food, and drinks are available for your convenience at the venue, and food and drinks can be taken into the planetarium.
PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE ON TIME AS, DUE TO DARKNESS IN THE PLANETARIUM THEATER AND SAFETY CONCERNS, THERE WILL BE NO LATE SEATING AFTER THE SHOW STARTS.
Special pricing to extend your evening at Arizona Science Center with Mummies After Hours!
Mummies After Hours, [to visit prior to attending Mesmerica], is available at special pricing for Mesmerica ticket holders -- combined entry tickets now available to purchase.
Come ****-to-**** with the largest collection of mummies ever assembled in Mummies of the World: The Exhibition.
Mummies of the World: The Exhibition features 40 real human and animal mummies and 85 rare artifacts from across the globe. This blockbuster exhibition provides a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world including Europe, South America and Ancient Egypt, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations.
The exhibition enthralls guests with dramatic displays of the mummies and their personal stories, as well as state-of-the-art multimedia stations that take guests on a 4,500-year journey to explore the mummies’ history and origins as well as how they were created.
Mummies of the World: The Exhibition
Timed-Entry Available from 5–8:15 p.m.
Last Entry 8:15 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE EXHIBIT HOUSE REQUIRE THAT YOU SEE MUMMIES FIRST IF YOU ARE ATTENDING A LATER MESMERICA SHOW.
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Parking will be validated. Please see map and information below at bottom of this site.
Enter the planetarium at the main entrance.
Make a day of your visit to the Arizona Science Center and the Dorrance Planetarium!
The Arizona Science Center is open 365 days a year!
The Arizona Science Center is a science museum located in Heritage and Science Park in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Home to over 350 permanent hands-on exhibits, the Center provides 400,000 annual visitors with interactive experiences. Aside from the permanent exhibitions, Arizona Science Center has featured a number of nationally traveling exhibitions. Along with daily demonstrations throughout the Center, the Center provides shows in the Dorrance Planetarium and in a five-story, giant screen IMAX Theater. This non-profit corporation provides special educational programs and science activities for visitors of all ages including, summer science camp, *****’s Night Out, thematic events, Stroller Science preschool programs, and the Science on Wheels outreach program.
Come and explore our interactive exhibit galleries, enjoy our traveling exhibitions, For more information visit www.azscience.org.