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DMB Touring Rig Includes Elation Design Wash LED Pros

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• October 7, 2010
LOS ANGELES - Theatrical Media Services recommended Elation Professional's Design Wash LED Pro fixtures to DMB lighting designer Fenton Williams and programmer Aaron Stinebrink. Sixteen of the compact and energy-efficient fixtures are now part of the touring rig. Read More...

Arcade Fire LD Susanne Sasic Tours with 40 VLX Wash Luminaires

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• October 7, 2010
LOS ANGELES - Arcade Fire had a clear vision of how their latest album, The Suburbs, should work together with the look of the accompanying tour. LD Susanne Sasic brought in 40 VLX Wash luminaires, provided by Solotech and Upstaging to create the blend of looks the band was seeking. Read More...

Black Crowes LD Takes Martin’s New M1 Console On Tour

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• October 7, 2010
ALBANY, NY - Martin Professional's M1 lighting console is making its North American touring debut on The Black Crowes' current Good Night to the Bad Guys tour. It was chosen by LD/programmer Jason Dill. Read More...

Elation Dealer University (EDU) Schedule Set for LDI

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• October 7, 2010
LAS VEGAS - Along with more than 20 new products, Elation Professional plans on conducting a series of EDU learning sessions at the Elation LDI Demo/Training Room N107 during LDI. The seminars will cover video walls and lighting control software. Read More...

Wybron Mobile Showroom Visits TN, OH, KY Oct. 11-15

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• October 6, 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Wybron Mobile Showroom will return to the road Oct. 11-15, making stops in Tennessee, Ohio, and Kentucky. Read More...

USITT Seeking Nominations for Awards

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• October 6, 2010
SYRACUSE, NY- USITT is accepting nominations for several awards categories: Rising Star, Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts (YD&T) and its "Ideal Theatre" competition, a collaboration of theatre and architecture students. Read More...

Polynesian Cultural Center Equipped with Robert Juliat DMX Cyrano Followspots

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• October 6, 2010
LAIE, HI - The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) purchased six Robert Juliat DMX Cyrano followspots, which were quickly put to use for the center's production of Ha: Breath of Life show. 4 Wall Entertainment in Las Vegas made the sale of the 2500W HMI followspots that feature quartz condenser optical systems and DMX-controlled dimmers. Read More...

ESTA Foundation Barred from Holding Raffle at LDI

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• October 6, 2010
LAS VEGAS - The ESTA Foundation will not be able to hold their raffle fundraiser for Behind the Scenes at this year's LDI in Las Vegas, which has been one of the largest annual fundraisers for the charity. Nevada state officials denied the foundation's request. Read More...

Bucknell University Chooses Altus from J.R. Clancy to Control Rigging

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• October 6, 2010
LEWISBURG, PA - Bucknell University's Weis Center for the Performing Arts recently upgraded their automated rigging control system with the Altus system from J.R. Clancy. The Weis Center is the primary concert hall and performance space for theatre and dance on campus. Read More...

A.C.T Lighting To Distribute W-DMX in the U.S.

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• October 4, 2010
AGOURA HILLS, CA - A.C.T Lighting will now be a distributor of Wireless Solutions' W-DMX product line in the United States. The distribution company will now represent W-DMX lighting products for the entertainment market, adding to a roster which includes MA Lighting, Clay Paky and GDS LiteWare. Read More...

Behind the Scenes of Broadway’s “Million Dollar Quartet”

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• October 4, 2010
NEW YORK - There was a whole lotta shakin' goin' on at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, home to the musical, Million Dollar Quartet, billed as "the night rock ‘n roll came alive." -the 1956 recording session that brought together Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins at Sun Records in Memphis. Read More...

Bandit Lites Part of Tightly-Knit Group Supporting Carrie Underwood’s Tour

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• October 4, 2010
NASHVILLE - At age 27, she may have emerged as one of the biggest names in the world of entertainment, with five Grammys, 10 ACM awards, five CMA awards and just about every other country and pop music title and honor you can think of. But Carrie Underwood's star status has not unraveled the tight-knit support structure backing her Play On Tour, which runs through December, according to lighting supplier Bandit Lites, which notes that it has been with Ms. Underwood since her career began seven years ago. Read More...

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