Apple will participate in the
Lulu Tech Circus, a three-day interactive technology experience that will take place in Raleigh, North Carolina, Sept. 27-29.
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Presented by Bob Young’s Lulu Enterprises, it’s an event geared to all ages with sections devoted to “Gear & Gadgets” (technology tools of all shapes and sizes), “Extreme Computing” (Java, Linux, clusters and other stuff for “geeks and closet geeks”), “Fun & Games” (computer gaming), Artis-Teka (graphic arts, music, publishing, photography and moviemaking) and “Expansive Education” (technology in schools). There’ll be sessions (called “experiences”) on Maya, After Effects, Mac OS X, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Unreal Tournament, handheld devices, MIDI and much more.
According to the folks at Lulu Enterprises, highlights of the Circus Rings include: the LuluFest digital film festival; LEGO Mindstorm’s “Build Your Own Robot” workshop; a computer gaming tournament; gear and gadgets from Cingular and Sony Ericsson; a DJ contest; digital music workshops; and more.
The complete list of exhibitors and sponsors includes: Alias, Apple, Banzai Entertainment, WRAL, Time Warner, 96.1, Council of Entrepreneurial Development, Cingular, Duke (ISIS), Epic, Evolution, iBiblio, iEntertainment, Indoor Storm, JollyRoger, Lego, Limewire, Lulu Press, Mars Music, Music Stage, technical projects from North Carolina State University, Niche Video, Now Audio Video, nowRECORDING, Nuts & Volts, Nvidia, Opensaurus, Pintech Drums, Research Triangle Software, Red Storm studio, Scyld, Sony Ericsson, Streaming Magazine, Summus, TAR, Triangle News Radio, Triangle Tech Journal, Verizon, WBZB, Zoom Culture, and zWave.
General admission (good for all three days) is US$20 for adults, $10 for ages 12-17, and free to those under 12. You can save on adult admission prices by