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Bandit Lites Adds Clay Paky Video Curtains to Inventory

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• March 5, 2011
KNOXVILLE, TN - Bandit Lites has added the semi-transparent Clay Paky Mirage LED Curtain to its inventory. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, the product is made from thin horizontal bars with 50 percent transparency to allow light beams to pass through in both directions. Read More...

Daktronics Elects Bruce Tobin to Its Board of Directors

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• March 4, 2011
BROOKINGS, SD - Daktronics' Board of Directors elected Bruce W. Tobin as an independent director of the company. Tobin replaces Dr. Duane E. Sander, who has resigned from the board. This brings the number of directors back to nine, including six independent directors. Tobin will serve as a member of the audit committee. Read More...

Big Apple Circus New Entrance Tent Gets AV Assist from Scharff Weisberg

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• March 4, 2011
NEW YORK - For the Big Apple Circus's recent Dance On! show under the Big Top, Scharff Weisberg provided lighting, audio and video equipment for a new entrance tent in Lincoln Center Plaza's Damrosch Park. The entrance tent, designed by David Rockwell of Rockwell and Associates, "exponentially increased our front of house space," said Scott O'Donnell, vice president and general manager of the Big Apple Circus. Read More...

W-DMX and Laserworld Sign First Wireless Laser OEM Agreement

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• March 2, 2011
UDDEVALLA, SWEDEN – Wireless Solution Sweden AB has entered into an OEM partner agreement with Laserworld (Switzerland) AG, making Laserworld the first company to offer wireless DMX standard in laser technology. Read More...

Clay Paky at the Youth Olympic Games, Singapore

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• March 2, 2011
The opening and closing ceremonies were held at the site of the Float at Marina Bay, the world’s largest floating stage located in the heart of Singapore. A live audience of 27,000 plus the 3,500 athletes and an estimated 2 billion television viewers watched a spectacular light, video, laser and fireworks display with the Singapore skyline serving as a backdrop. Read More...

Creative Stage Lighting Named New U.S. Distributor of Avolites

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• March 2, 2011
NORTH CREEK, NY - Avolites named Creative Stage Lighting (CSL) as its exclusive distributor in the U.S. and as a non-exclusive distributor within Canada. Products include Avolites Diamond, Titan, Pearl and Classic lines and the forthcoming Sapphire Touch. Read More...

Arc3design Uses City Theatrical Wireless for White House Event

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• February 28, 2011
WASHINGTON, DC - For a White House state dinner with President Hu Jintao of China, Arc3design provided lighting support, using City Theatrical Inc. (CTI)'s SHoW DMX transmitters and receivers and SHoW DMX-equipped PDS-750 TRX power/data supplies. Read More...

PRG Adds Wireless Color-Changing Effects to Breitling VIP Event with LiteWare Gear

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• February 27, 2011
NEW YORK - Breitling, the Swiss watch company, hosted a VIP event for the grand opening of its flagship store in Manhattan. Centigrade coordinated the event for the 4,500-square-foot store, which displays more than 900 watches. Read More...

Boston Conservatory Chooses PowerLifts for Major Renovation

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• February 27, 2011
BOSTON - When the Boston Conservatory began the Hemenway Project, a $30 million renovation and expansion of its instructional and performance space at 31 Hemenway Street, one directive was clear: The theatre would be equipped with motorized rigging. Read More...

Sapsis Rigging Helps Peter Greenaway Bring New Version of Leonardo’s Last Supper to New York

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• February 26, 2011
NEW YORK - Sapsis Rigging, Inc. (SRI) designed and installed the truss system for the multimedia exhibit, Leonardo's Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway, which was recently on view at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Read More...

LED Lighting Enhances Breckenridge Snow Sculpture Championships

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• February 26, 2011
BRECKENRIDGE, CO - The 21st annual Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships were held recently at Breckenridge Resort, lit with wirelessly-controlled LED fixtures provided by Denver-based Mountain Light Company. The gear list included 21Philips Color Kinetics ColorReach fixtures, more than 100 ColorBlast12s with ShowDMX wireless control and a power distribution system that included 22 City Theatrical PDS units. The event also used truss towers from Xtreme Structures and several new enclosures to keep control equipment dry for three weeks in the mountain setting. Read More...

High Output Marks 25 Years with Party for 500

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• February 26, 2011
CANTON, MA - Since 1986, when John Cini and Jim Hirsch started with a simple package of lights and a single truck, High Output has extended its reach, getting involved in projects ranging from film and television lighting support to other areas including theatre and performance, special event production, merchandise sales and systems installations and design. Read More...
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