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CSD Group Uses CHAUVET Professional Moving Fixtures to Create Versatile Lighting At Harris Creek Church

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• February 5, 2019
  MCGREGOR, TX – On Sunday morning October 14, Harris Creek Baptist Church opened a new addition to its campus outside Waco, Texas. Sleek and modern with wide open spaces and teakwood floors, the building features a spacious worship area with graded auditorium seating, a curved stage, a state-of-the-art audio system, and 33 Maverick and […] Read More...

LightParts Celebrates 15 Years of Business

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• February 4, 2019
AUSTIN - LightParts Inc., the parts and repair source for entertainment lighting, is celebrating 15 years of business. Pictured here are Robert Mokry and Don Pugh, who founded LightParts in Jan. 2004. LightParts now stocks over $1M of parts and employs 10 full-time employees at their 6,700 square-foot headquarters in Austin, TX. Read More...

ESTA’s 2019 Plugfest Dates Announced!

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• February 4, 2019
  WESTLAKE, Tx. – The ESTA Control Protocols Plugfest, the event where manufacturers and developers test their lighting products for network interoperability, is scheduled to take place from July 19 to July 21, 2019 at the D/FW Marriott Solana in Westlake, Texas. This is the 17th version of this informal testing laboratory, and it is […] Read More...

ADJ Lights Up NAMM 2019

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• February 4, 2019
  ANAHEIM – It was hard to miss ADJ’s booth at the recent NAMM show in Anaheim, CA. Positioned in a commanding location at the end of a wide aisle, its lighting and video display attracted a steady stream of visitors who kept the ADJ team busy demonstrating products and answering questions throughout the whole […] Read More...

Seattle Crowds Ring in New Year at Space Needle Lit with Elation and Acclaim Lighting Fixtures

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• February 4, 2019
SEATTLE – Seattle revelers rang in the New Year at the city’s iconic Space Needle with a fireworks show and lighting display that made use of Elation and Acclaim lighting fixtures. Illuminate Production Services (IPS) was responsible for the lighting aspect of the event. The setup included Elation's all-weather Proteus Hybrid and Proteus Beam fixtures, which stood up to some wildly inclement weather. Read More...

TMELED Invests in Robe

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• February 4, 2019
  PLANO, TX – TMELED is the equipment rental division of creative event and production specialists Time Matters Entertainment (TME) based in Plano, north Texas and headed by Randy Cline. More details from Robe (www.robe.cz): Randy decided in the last year to make a substantial investment in over 50 Robe moving lights which were purchased […] Read More...

In Memoriam: Mark Grega, 53

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• February 1, 2019
NASHVILLE — Mark Grega, who launched pyro and special effects company Strictly FX with co-founder Ted Maccabee in 1996, died Jan. 13. He was 53. Strictly FX recalled Grega as "a visionary and innovative leader in live special effects," noting that, under his leadership, they have provided effects for six Super Bowl halftime shows, won nine Parnelli Awards and supported legendary bands including Pink Floyd, Roger Waters and David Gilmour. Read More...

Washington’s Ravens Night Masquerade Ball Moves In Step With CHAUVET Professional

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• February 1, 2019
Yhe Birchmere hosts the annual Ravens Night theatrical belly dance revue Read More...

Avolites Sapphire Touch is the First Choice for First Baptist Church and S&L

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• February 1, 2019
THOMASVILLE, GA — S&L Integrated Systems chose an Avolites Sapphire Touch for a recent upgrade at First Baptist Church in Thomasville, GA. S&L’s Clay Byars credited the console’s flexibility and ease-of-use for managing a wide variety of lighting fixtures for large and small church productions. Read More...

Screen Innovations Takes Shade and Screen Dealers Direct in Canada

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• January 31, 2019
  AUSTIN, TX—Screen Innovations (SI), the U.S. based leading manufacturer of innovative A/V projection screens and indoor and outdoor Shade options, has announced plans to strengthen its business partnerships in Canada by selling directly to residential and commercial dealers and integrators. To assist in this reorganization, SI has appointed two Canadian based sales representatives who […] Read More...

4Wall Entertainment Makes Its Presence Felt at 2019 NAMM Show

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• January 31, 2019
The 2019 NAMM Show presented an opportunity for 4Wall Entertainment to showcase its capabilities as one of the leading lighting, rigging, and video rental companies in the industry. Read More...

Jeff Ravitz Goes Beyond the Tour for Styx With CHAUVET Professional

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• January 31, 2019
When designing for Styx last summer, Jeff Ravitz wasn’t just thinking of creating a high-impact lightshow for the multi-platinum band on their co-headline tour with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, he was also looking ahead to the future. Read More...

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