Visitors dance to a new beat on Atlantic City boardwalk [photos]

    While strolling along the Atlantic City boardwalk this summer, spectators may feel inspired to dance to a new beat.

    “Boardwalk Beat,” a 3D sound and light show projected nightly onto the facade of historic Boardwalk Hall, takes visitors through eight decades of musical history.  The show transforms the hall into a gigantic jukebox, hopping randomly from ’20s rag time, ’30s cotton club, ’40s Broadway musicals, ’60s surf music, ’70s disco, ’80s pop and ’90s hard rock.

    The light show was conceived and created by Montreal-based Moment Factory, known for its innovative work combining technology and creativity through video, lighting, architecture and sound.  It joins sister shows “Duality” and ” Winter Sweet ” as part of Moment Factory’s only permanent, year-round installation in the United States.

    “Boardwalk Beat” is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required. It is shown nightly every half hour from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on weekends and from 9:30 p.m. until midnight midweek throughout the summer. Boardwalk Hall is located at 2301 Boardwalk at the center of the AC Boardwalk between Georgia and Mississippi avenues at Kennedy Plaza.

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