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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...

LED Lighting Fixtures Help New Orleans Saints Kick Off NFL Season

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• October 4, 2010
NEW ORLEANS - If you couldn't get tickets to see the New Orleans Saints kick off the 2010/2011 NFL season in the Louisiana Superdome, the next best places to be for fans of last year's NFL champs was at the adjacent Champions Square, an "urban tailgating" site. Read More...

Lava Event Lighting Uses Chauvet LED Gear to Light Filter Concert

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• October 4, 2010
CHICAGO - Lava Event Lighting, a Chauvet dealer based in Manhattan, Ill., lit a Filter concert staged at 115 Bourbon Street on Chicago's south side to promote the band's latest album, The Trouble with Angels. Read More...

Prodigy Stage Hoists, Now Shipping, Start Rising to Challenges

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• September 23, 2010
MIDDLETON, WI - ETC is now shipping its ETC Rigging Prodigy P650, P800, P1000, P1300 hoists, and the P-HLT Houselight hoist to performance spaces, academic stages, community theaters, and houses of worship throughout the U.S., and the gear is already rising to some new challenges imposed by some older venues. Read More...

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