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13th Annual Opera News Awards Held at The Plaza Hotel

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• April 23, 2018
More than 400 opera aficionados and performers – including opera stars Alice Coote, Jennifer Rowley and Laurent Naouri – were among those who attended the 13th Annual OPERA NEWS Awards at The Plaza Hotel last night. Read More...

Kansas Closes Out Leftoverture Anniversary Tour And Prepares Point Of Know Return Anniversary Tour With Bandit Lites

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• April 23, 2018
Over the last two years, American rock band Kansas has toured the country performing their five-time platinum album Leftoverture in its entirety in honor of its 40th anniversary. Read More...

Philips VL6000 Beams Deliver Knock-out Punch for the Foo Fighters

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• April 23, 2018
Philips Lighting today announced that its Philips VL6000 Beam luminaires are delivering stand-out visuals for American rock band Foo Fighters' current world tour, which heads towards Europe this summer. Read More...

Sweet Dreams for Robe on Børns Tour

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• April 23, 2018
Being involved creatively with innovative emerging artists is always exciting, and lighting designer Matthieu Larivee has relished the chance to work with American singer / songwriter Børns on his current ‘Blue Madonna’ tour, which sees the interesting young star receiving plenty of attention and acclaim. Read More...

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Washed in Green from Elation SixPars to Bring Attention to New Facility

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• April 20, 2018
ORANGE, CA — The Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) turned to Pacific Coast Entertainment with a lighting assist for the grand opening of the region’s only youth mental health facility across three nights in late March. PCE lit the building in a brilliant wash of green — the color of mental health awareness — […] Read More...

Florida Entertainment Venue Upgrade Includes Chauvet Professional Fixtures

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• April 20, 2018
SUNRISE, FL – The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre, which offers plays, musicals and comedy acts within its 300-seat indoor theater and concerts at an adjacent amphitheater, underwent a major upgrade recently with a new $250,000 lighting system that includes 125 fixtures from Chauvet Professional. Read More...

4Wall Acquires Assets of ALPS, Announces 4Wall Boston

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• April 20, 2018
CANTON, MA — 4Wall Entertainment has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Boston-area-based stage and theatrical lighting services provider Advanced Lighting & Production Services (ALPS). More details from 4Wall (www.4wall.com): ALPS’ current location, a recently acquired 40,000 square-foot facility in Canton, MA, will be rebranded as 4Wall Boston and will be an important […] Read More...

More Than 300 GLP Fixtures Light Up RodeoHouston’s New Tait Stage

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• April 19, 2018
Known colloquially as RodeoHouston, The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) is the world’s largest livestock show and richest regular season rodeo. It draws more than 1.4 million people each year to the 72,000-capacity NRG Stadium. LD Systems designed and installed the huge light and video rigs. Read More...

Claypaky Helps Create Sacred Geometry for Rag’n’Bone Man

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• April 19, 2018
Lighting designer Will Potts found inspiration in the subtle shapes of nature for his current lighting and show design for award-winning singer Rag’n’Bone Man. Read More...

The White Panda Tour Goes Rogue

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• April 19, 2018
NEW YORK -–  The good times never slow down for fans of The White Panda, the masked DJ duo described by Entertainment Weekly as a “veritable party machine.” Read More...

TMB Reaches $100,000 Milestone as Behind the Scenes Pledge-a-Product Donor

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• April 18, 2018
NEW YORK – Behind the Scenes noted that TMB, a lighting industry supplier based in San Fernando, CA, reached a significant milestone recently as one of the charity’s Pledge-a-Product Partners. TMB has now donated over $100,000 to Behind the Scenes from sales of its ProXS professional lighting fixture accessories. More details from Behind the Scenes […] Read More...

Venue Focus: Custom Hoists, Risers Help Revive Historic Cincinnati Music Hall

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• April 18, 2018
CINCINNATI — Using public and private funds, the City of Cincinnati launched a $143 million renovation for the Cincinnati Music Hall in 2016, with a caveat: the renovation must be completed in just 16 months. With a rigging assist from Wenger, the project was completed on time and on budget. The venue reopened to a […] Read More...

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