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CM Addresses Pin Issue

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• July 14, 2010
Columbus McKinnon recently issued a statement pertaining to questions about brake retaining pins on the company's hoists. Read More...

Philips Vari-Lite VL550 Wash, VL1100 ERS Now Shipping

PLSN Staff •
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• July 14, 2010
DALLAS - Philips Vari-Lite's VL550 Wash and Vl1100 ERS luminaries, which update the VL500 Wash and VL1000 ERS luminaire models, are now shipping. Along with design enhancements for quieter and smoother operation, each series now offers a 315W ceramic discharge lamp model. Read More...

SEP Using Trailer-Mounted Daktronics DVX Displays

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• July 13, 2010
BROOKINGS, SD - Special Event Production (SEP), a Daktronics rental partner and communication technology provider for the event industry, has added two trailer-mounted video displays to their fleet. The trailers, equipped with Daktronics DVX LED video displays, have been used for several events already. Read More...

First Night Riders Raise $15,000 for The Theatrical Guild

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• July 12, 2010
LONDON - In early June a group of bikers, hailing from all sectors of the entertainment technology industry, swapped their blacks for leathers and their hard hats for helmets and embarked on an eight-day sponsored motorcycle tour of U.K. theatres to raise money for The Theatrical Guild (TTG). Read More...

VH1 Storytellers Lights Christina Aguilera with Coemar Fixtures

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• July 12, 2010
NEW YORK - LD Tom Kenny lit Christina Aguilera's recent appearance on VH1's Storytellers using Coemar fixtures. Since 1996, the program has featured artists and bands including Sting, Elton John, Alanis Morissette and Coldplay. Read More...

American Audio Visual Using New Chauvet Legend 300E Spots

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• July 8, 2010
ORLANDO and DALLAS - American Audio Visual, which ordered a dozen of Chauvet's Legend 300E Spots off the LDI show floor last year, used the fixtures for two events - the Salvation Army Youth Council in Orlando and the 2010 National Annual Meeting of the Boy Scouts of America in Dallas. Read More...

American Idiot Uses 17 Hippotizer HD Media Servers

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• July 8, 2010
NEW YORK - American Idiot, which received Tony Awards for "Best Scenic Design of a Musical" and "Best Lighting Design of a Musical," relies heavily on video displays and projections as scenic elements, driven by a system including 17 Hippotizer HD media servers. Read More...

Tent Collapse Injures Six; Frampton/Yes Shows Rescheduled

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• July 7, 2010
CONCHO, OK - High winds are being blamed for ripping down a tent, injuring six crew members and causing extensive damage to gear on the afternoon prior to a July 6 show featuring Peter Frampton and YES. None of the injuries were life-threatening, but two crew members were hospitalized, one with a broken leg. Read More...

2010 Parnelli Awards Supported by New, Returning and Upgrading Sponsors

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• July 6, 2010
LAS VEGAS - The Parnelli Award Board of Advisors announced sponsors of the 10th annual Parnelli Awards, set for the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas on Oct. 22, 2010. There are now 21 confirmed Gold Sponsors - some who are new and others who upgraded from Silver sponsorships last year. There are also  seven confirmed Silver Sponsors and six Production Partner sponsors. Read More...

PRG Distribution North America Partners with ChainMaster, Eurotruss

PLSN Staff •
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• July 2, 2010
DALLAS - PRG Distribution North America announced separate partnership agreements in North America, Mexico, Central America and South America with electric chain hoist manufacturer ChainMaster and truss manufacturer Eurotruss. Read More...

Blue Planet Supplies Pyro for U.S. Army Parachute Team

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• July 1, 2010
FORT BRAGG, NC - Blue Planet Lighting was named the official pyrotechnics provider for the U.S. Army "Golden Knights" Parachute Team, which performs at air shows, skydiving competitions and other events. Read More...

SHoW DMX Helps Church Keep Conduit Costs in Check

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• July 1, 2010
BAYTOWN, TX - The new Second Baptist Church needed to be equipped with a lighting system for drama and concert productions. But while the facility is new, the church plans to convert the recently-completed space into the new Youth Hall when construction of the future Main Sanctuary is complete in five to seven years. Read More...

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