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Articles from the April 2018 Issue

Pivot Cue 512 from Techni-Lux

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Jim Hutchison •
  • April 2018
  • Road Tests
• April 6, 2018
The Pivot Cue 512 is a standalone lighting controller that can handle whatever fixtures you decide to patch, either via the onboard library of pre-included fixture profiles or by using the offline software to build your own profile to manufacturer’s specifications. The controller can handle up to 512 channels (one universe of DMX), but this […] Read More...

The Joy of Theater

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Brad Schiller •
  • April 2018
  • Feeding the Machines
• April 6, 2018
It seems that most of us started our fascination with light early through the magic of theater. I personally started working in theater in junior high (well before automated lighting) and assumed that theater would be my primary work going forward. Of course, as my career grew, things changed, and I have been fortunate to […] Read More...

Touring News on MGMT, Aerosmith, Bleachers, Pixies — and Reiff’s Reads

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Debi Moen •
  • April 2018
  • Designer Watch
• April 6, 2018
American synth-pop band MGMT kicked off their new U.S. tour in March and continue in May, taking it worldwide through 2018. LD Susanne Sasic is the designer and creative director, handling sets, lights, overall production as well as art direction and video content. Sasic explains her theater-sized design. “The centerpiece is the ‘monolith,’ a freestanding […] Read More...

Respect Your Intuition

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Chris Lose •
  • April 2018
  • LD at Large
• April 12, 2018
Let your intuition lead, and your intellect will follow. In a recent study that I Googled for this introduction, car buyers who had chosen their purchases quickly, based on intuition, were far more satisfied with their choices than those who had spent time analyzing pros, cons and conflated analysis. As humans, we are driven by […] Read More...

Starset Tour

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Steve Jennings (Photos and Text) •
  • April 2018
  • Showtime
• April 12, 2018
Lighting Cos Above Sound Lighting and Elite Multimedia   Venue Various (Tour) Read More...

Volunteer Jam XX

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PLSN Staff •
  • April 2018
  • Showtime
• April 12, 2018
Lighting Co Bandit Lites   Venue Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN   Crew Lighting Designer: Mark Carver Lighting Board Op: John Lucksinger Lighting Techs: Ty Veneziano, Sam Morgan Bandit PM: Don Lockridge Client Rep: Mike Golden Charlie Daniels Liaison: Steve Gudis Producer: Blackbird Productions Promoter: Live Nation   Gear 1          grandMA2 Full console 22       Martin MAC […] Read More...

Clash of the Sequins

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PLSN Staff •
  • April 2018
  • Showtime
• April 12, 2018
Lighting Co V2 Productions, LLC   Venue Naperville North High School Naperville, IL   Crew Lighting Designer/Director: Garrett Vander Veen Lighting Techs: Brandon Jeffrey, Sabrina Seaman Production Manager: Garrett Vander Veen   Gear 1          grandMA2 OnPC Command & Fader Wing 12       Martin MAC Viper Profiles 48       Chauvet Rogue R2 Washes 8          Chauvet Strike 4 blinders […] Read More...

Grammys Celebration with Chic

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PLSN Staff •
  • April 2018
  • Showtime
• April 12, 2018
Lighting Co ShowPro Inc.   Venue New York Marriott Marquis New York, NY   Crew Lighting Designer: Chris Greulach Lighting Director: Anthony “Crash” Wayne Automated Lighting Operator: Anthony “Crash” Wayne Lighting Technicians: Ligo Lopez -ME, Jeff Zukowski, Jim Darrell, Zac Law Video Director: Mike Wawro Video Co: ShowPro Inc. Set Design: Angel City Designs Technical […] Read More...

McDowell Mountain Music Festival

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PLSN Staff •
  • April 2018
  • Showtime
• April 12, 2018
Lighting Co Clearwing Productions   Venue Margaret T. Hance Park Phoenix, AZ   Crew L1/System Tech: Mike Kowalski Master Electrician: Mindy Judson-Garcia Production Manager: Almir Lejlic Project Manager: Ryan Driscoll Video: Charles Courser   Gear 1          grandMA2 Full console 2          grandMA2 Light consoles 32       Martin MAC Axiom Hybrids 14       Martin MAC Viper Performances 21       Vari-Lite […] Read More...

Ricardo Montaner

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PLSN Staff •
  • April 2018
  • Showtime
• April 12, 2018
Lighting Co
LPS Production

Venue
American Airlines Arena
Miami, FL Read More...

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