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It's Back! The Laserium Returns to New Hollywood Location

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Remember the classic Griffith Observatory show when "the audience sat in dentist-like chairs so they could watch whirling laser beams dance on the domed ceiling to the classic rock tunes of Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon,' Led Zeppelin and the Beatles"? Well, it's back, reports the Daily News in a feature today. But there are some changes, most notably with new technology and its new pedestrian friendly location at the Historic Vine Theater at Hollywood and Vine. And apparently, the popcorn glows in the dark.

Not only will it include a show reminiscent of the original one seen in the planetarium, the full time space will host live concerts, theme nights and a way for the audience to interact with the sound. "The new feature to the Laserium attraction puts participants in a clublike atmosphere and allows them, even those with no musical training or sense of rhythm, to influence the instrumentation of the music by simply breaking light beams with body movements," the paper explained.

The Laserium CyberTheater will open on Thursday with show prices ranging from $10 to $18. A charitable wing of the organization will be headed up by former Mrs. Donald Trump, Maria Maples.