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Lightswitch Uses Martin LED Panels for Exhibition Booth Ceiling

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• June 29, 2010
DENVER - For the Medtronic booth at a recent Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) exhibition, John Featherstone of lighting and visual design company Lightswitch worked with exhibit producer Group Delphi to create an animated ceiling of Martin LC Series LED panels. Read More...

RiverPark Center and PRG Support Educational Partnership

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• June 29, 2010
OWENSBORO, KY - Production Resource Group (PRG) is supporting an educational partnership between RiverPark Center, Brescia University, Kentucky Wesleyan College and Owensboro Community and Technical College. Read More...

Clay Paky Gear Joined the Visual Jam at 2010 Ultra Music Festival

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• June 28, 2010
MIAMI - The 2010 Ultra Music Festival - billed as "The World's Premier Electronic Music Festival" - won Best Music Event 2010 at the 25th Annual International Dance Music Awards, and included lighting looks created with Clay Paky's Alpha Beam 1500 fixtures. Read More...

The Light Source Notes the Passing of its Mascot, “Buckie”

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• June 23, 2010
CHARLOTTE, NC - He can still be seen on the company's website and advertising materials, smiling with aviator goggles and scarf. But the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog dubbed by his owners as "Buckie Von Fange" is no more, and the human companions who knew Buckie as more than a logo have penned a tribute to the dog who lived from Oct. 7, 2000 to May 28, 2010. Read More...

Up to 10 Workers Injured by A R Rahman Concert Stage Collapse

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• June 21, 2010
PONTIAC MI - As many as 10 workers setting up for A R Rahman's Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home World Tour in the Silverdome sustained minor injuries June 19 when part of the stage setup collapsed, forcing the show to be cancelled. A performance set for June 20 in Toronto also needed to be rescheduled. Read More...

Sugarland Set Fuses Steampunk Influences, Mechanics and Artistry

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• June 21, 2010
LITITZ, PA - Steve Cohen's set design for Sugarland's Incredible Machine tour has an affinity for the sci-fi "steampunk" style seen in films such as Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland and Disney's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, but rarely seen in concert touring. Read More...

Bandit Lites Supports Musical Blasts from the Past

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• June 18, 2010
NASHVILLE - Yes, Peter Frampton and Stevie Wonder are among the big-name acts from the previous millennium hitting the road once again in North America and Europe, with support on both sides of the Atlantic from Bandit Lites. Read More...

Shamokin High School Auditorium Equipped with Coemar StripLite LEDs

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• June 17, 2010
COAL TOWNSHIP, PA - Shamokin High School replaced the stage lighting in its auditorium with Coemar LEDs and PARs, installed by Enola, Penn.-based Eslinger Lighting, which is also a Coemar dealer. Read More...

ETC Unison Mosaic Controllers Drive Choctaw Casino Effects

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• June 16, 2010
DURANT, OK - Visitors to the Choctaw Casino Resort can see a series of color-changing pylons that flank the boulevard on the way to the resort, and a circle of nine obelisks around an entry fountain attract attention with water effects, lighting and fire as motorists get closer. ETC Unison Mosaic show controllers are used to orchestrate both the synchronized scenic effects and exterior LED wash lighting. Read More...

Prolyte Supports ITEAC, ABTT

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• June 16, 2010
LONDON - Prolyte was among the companies supporting the quadrennial International Theatre Engineering and Architecture conference (ITEAC), held at the Center Hall Westminster in London from June 13-15. Prolyte also participated in the ABTT's Theatre Show June 16-17. Read More...

W-DMX Works Through AT&T Wi-Fi Challenge at Coachella

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• June 16, 2010
INDIO, CA - Wireless Solution Sweden AB returned to play a role in the wireless control over lighting gear used for the three-day Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival for the third year. The festival featured indie bands Muse, De La Soul, Faith No More and also vintage acts like Echo and the Bunnymen and DEVO among the 130 bands on five stages. Read More...

Bandit Lites Stays Busy with Bonnaroo, CMA Music Festival

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• June 15, 2010
NASHVILLE and MANCHESTER, TN - The heat and humidity didn't slow the pace much for Bandit Lites during a four-day stretch from June 10-13 as the production company served as lighting contractor for two major events: the CMA Music Festival at LP Field in Nashville and the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester. The company was also busy prepping and shipping 12 other new tours in the same week. Read More...

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