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ETCP Paper and Pencil Exams Set for LDI

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• August 18, 2010
LAS VEGAS - All three ETCP examinations will be given at the October 2010 LDI show: the entertainment electrician exam (Oct. 21), the arena rigging exam (Oct. 22 am) and the theatre rigging exam (Oct. 22, pm). Read More...

San Ramon Valley Bible Church Equipped with Robe CitySource 96 Fixtures

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• August 16, 2010
SAN RAMON, CA - When Zamar Media Solutions from San Jose, California was asked to propose a new LED lighting scheme for San Ramon Valley Bible Church, they chose Robe CitySource 96 fixtures. Read More...

George Thorogood Tours with Elation Impression 120RZ Fixtures

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• August 16, 2010
APPLE VALLEY, MN - After 35 years of touring, George Thorogood is hitting the road once again, with a mix of tunes dominated by classics from the 1970s and 1980s but with a much newer lighting rig from Toucan Lighting that includes Elation Professional's new Impression 120RZ "Zoom" fixtures. Read More...

Alfred University Opts for J. R. Clancy Automated Rigging

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• August 12, 2010
ALFRED, NY - Alfred University has chosen J. R. Clancy's PowerLift automated hoists and the SceneControl 500 rigging controller for a new theatre at the university's Miller Performing Arts Center. The 498-seat proscenium theatre is slated for completion on October 15. Read More...

InLight Gobos, Beacon SSR Stage Light AB in U.S. Patent Agreement

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• August 12, 2010
DALLAS - InLight Gobos signed an agreement with Beacon SSR Stage light AB of Umea, Sweden for U.S. rights to Beacon's patent covering thin color gobos and material. Read More...

Event Tech Supports 100th Anniversary Boys Scouts Jamboree

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• August 12, 2010
FORT A.P. HILL, VA - For the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)'s 100th anniversary National Scout Jamboree, Event Tech was tasked with providing all the structures for the three shows presented over the course of one week. The event took over two years to plan. Read More...

David Milly, President of TLS, Inc., Participates in MDA Lock-Up Fundraiser

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• August 11, 2010
HUNTSVILLE, AL - The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, held annually since 1966, may be its best-known fundraiser, bringing in more than $60 million annually. But the Muscular Dystrophy Association stages other events for people who like to bowl, golf, walk - and others who don't mind getting handcuffed and hauled off to "jail" for a good cause. Read More...

USITT 2011 “Ideal Theatre” Student Design Competition Opens

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• August 11, 2010
SYRACUSE, NY - Architectural and theatre students are invited to participate in USITT's Fifth Annual "Ideal Theatre" Student Design Competition. This international design competition brings together the "client user' and the "designer" to explore the possibilities of what a performing arts space could be. Read More...

2010 Parnelli Awards Welcomes Additional Sponsors

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• August 10, 2010

LAS VEGAS - The Parnelli Award Board of Advisors announced additional sponsors of the 10th annual Parnelli Awards, set for the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas on Oct. 22, 2010. There are now 23 confirmed Gold Sponsors, seven confirmed Silver Sponsors and six Production Partner sponsors, including B&R Scenery, which has signed on to host the Parnelli Cocktail Hour, which will start at 6:30 p.m.

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Da-Lite Announces Social Media Expansion

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• August 9, 2010
WARSAW, IN - Da-Lite Screen Company announced an expansion of its online presence with a Da-Lite blog and the creation of Da-Lite pages on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Plaxo. Read More...

Voting for Parnelli Hometown Heroes Ends August 15

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• August 9, 2010
LAS VEGAS - The nominations have been made, the ballots have been prepared, and the voting for the 2010 Hometown Hero Awards is well under way. But there IS a deadline, this Sunday, Aug. 15. Go to www.plsn.com/hometown to vote for the best regional lighting company in five regions of the U.S. and all of Canada. Read More...

Long Reach Long Riders Finish Seventh Ride, Raise $38K

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• August 9, 2010
WOODSIDE, CA - The Long Reach Long Riders (LRLR) completed their seventh annual charity motorcycle ride at Alice's Restaurant here. The ride, which began at The Presidio in San Francisco, raised over $38,000 for The ESTA Foundation's Behind the Scenes Program and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Read More...

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