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94 Percent Of Inaugural ETCP Rigging Certificants Renew

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• November 18, 2010
NEW YORK - The Class of 2005 ETCP Certified Riggers who passed the inaugural examinations came up for renewal this November, as certification is valid for five years. Two-hundred and seven Rigger-Arena and Rigger-Theatre certifications were awarded and 94 percent of these certifications have been renewed. Those who are in the Class of 2006 ETCP Certified Entertainment Electricians will come up for renewal in October of 2011. Read More...

Dean Roney of Solotech Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

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• November 17, 2010
LAS VEGAS - The governing body of the Parnelli Awards announces the addition to its Board of Advisors Dean Roney of Solotech International Touring. The company is based in Montreal, with offices in Quebec City and Las Vegas. Roney has been in the live event business for 30 years, and has been with Solotech since 2008. Based in Las Vegas, he serves as the company's vice president of business development. Read More...

Skidmore College Music Center Equipped with J.R. Clancy Rigging

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• November 16, 2010
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY - J. R. Clancy, Inc. provided customized rigging for the new Arthur Zankel Music Center on Skidmore College campus, including the center's 600-seat Filene Ladd Concert Hall, which can accommodate performances ranging from solo performances to a full orchestra and chorus. Read More...

Bandit Lites Supports Alice Cooper/Rob Zombie Shows

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• November 16, 2010
KNOXVILLE, TN - Bandit Lites supported Alice Cooper's Theater of Death tour this year, and also the Gruesome Twosome tour with Cooper and friend/protégé Rob Zombie. Read More...

Bandit Lites Supports Changeable Looks for Jason Aldean’s Shows

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• November 16, 2010
MACON, GA - Country artist Jason Aldean's shows feature distinctive looks with LD Aaron Swetland choreographing imagery and lighting effects using moving lights, video panels and scissor truss. Read More...

Shinedown Tours with Gear from Bandit Lites

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• November 12, 2010
KNOXVILLE, TN - "Shinedown is simply one of the best rock bands in the world, period." Read More...

ZZ Top Supported by Bandit Lights

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• November 9, 2010
HOUSTON - ZZ Top got its start about 40 years ago. So did Bandit Lites. And while the length of the typical American sideburn has shortened considerably since the shaggy early 1970s, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill sport beards that are as long as ever. Read More...

Texas Rangers Hold Fan Appreciation Event with Go Bigger Mobile Screen

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• November 9, 2010
ARLINGTON, TX - The fan turnout wasn't as big, of course, as the multi-day string of festivities in San Francisco, but the Texas Rangers still had a more-than-respectable run in 2010, with an American League pennant to their credit. So shortly after the World Series loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Texas Rangers hosted a fan appreciation rally. Read More...

FOR-A HVS-300HS Switcher Multitasks for Corporate Events

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• November 9, 2010
CYPRESS, CA - MVT Productions found the FOR-A HVS-300HS HD/SD portable digital video switcher they purchased early in 2010 to be twice the switcher they originally thought. At a recent corporate function held at the Anaheim Marriott, MVT produced a live HD-SDI feed for I-Mag while simultaneously sending a separate signal to a hard drive for recording. Read More...

Healing Place Church Lit with ETC Selador LEDs, Eos Console

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• November 9, 2010
BATON ROUGE, LA - Healing Place Church's mission is to be "a healing place for a hurting world," but LD Wendell Basinger didn't encounter a world of hurt with his choice of lighting gear - which included ETC Selador Vivid LED fixtures and an ETC Eos console for control. They play a key role in lighting the new worship center on the ministry's 55-acre campus. Read More...

LCD Soundsystem Uses LED Lighting System from Bandit Lites

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• November 8, 2010
NEW YORK - LD Eric Cathcart lit LCD Soundsystem's touring shows this year with 25-foot wire ladders full of 80 GRNLite 3-54 Battens and 40 Thomas Linear 4 Lites, combining a barrage of light with energy efficiency and minimal heat onstage. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Supports Events Following UN General Assembly

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• November 8, 2010
NEW YORK - When the 65th Session of the United Nations General Assembly kicked off a round of international events and meetings at the headquarters of the world body, Scharff Weisberg supported three key events: the South Sudan Multilateral Meeting (SSMM) produced by The White House and the back-to-back Every Woman, Every Child event (EWEC) and the African Leaders Malaria Alliance meeting (ALMA), both produced by J. Marshall Events Inc. Read More...

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