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Verizon Hall Upgrades with J. R. Clancy Rigging System

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• June 3, 2010
PHILADELPHIA - When the 2,400-seat Verizon Hall opened in Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in 2001, its automated rigging system seemed like the right choice to move the acoustic canopies as each concert required. Read More...

Acclaim Lighting Transforms Trees in Lindsay, Calif.

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• June 1, 2010
LINDSAY, CA - Small-town boosters in New England can tout trees that change color by the season, but in this California town (pop.10,571), the color changes occur nightly, with a little help from Acclaim Lighting. Read More...

Martin LC Series LED Panels Reconfigured Mid-Tour for “Winter Jam 2010”

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• June 1, 2010
LOUISVILLE, KY - For the Winter Jam 2010 Christian music tour, which featured acts like Third Day, Newsboys, Newsong and Sidewalk Prophets, Axxis, Inc. provided LC Series LED panels as the visual centerpiece - then changed that centerpiece by flipping the panels from a horizontal to vertical configuration as the tour was underway. Read More...

Set Design for Bon Jovi Stadium Tour Features Arched Video Wall

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• May 31, 2010
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Bon Jovi's The Circle Tour needed a set design that was both practical and visually unique. Tait Towers credited Doug "Spike" Brant for coming up with the main visual concept: a videowall that looms skyward, beyond the stage, in the shape of a giant arch. Read More...

Golden Gods Lit with MAC 401 Dual LED Fixtures

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• May 27, 2010
LOS ANGELES - LD Lee Rose used 48 Martin MAC 401 Dual fixtures as part of the rig for the 2010 Golden Gods Awards, which was sponsored by Revolver magazine and staged at Club Nokia. Read More...

Celebrity Apprentice to Pete’s Big TVs: “You’re Hired!”

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• May 27, 2010
NEW YORK - Pete's Big TVs/Performance Video got hired by the producers of Celebrity Apprentice to provide three screens and crew members for taped and live portions of the NBC TV show, broadcast from New York University's Skirball Center. Read More...

As SoundCheck Nashville Dries Out, CenterStaging, A SoundCheck LA Company, Officially Emerges

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• May 26, 2010
NASHVILLE, TN - Even as the SoundCheck Nashville complex dealt with the cleanup after the Nashville area's 100-year flood, SoundCheck was still pushing forward with its activities beyond Tennessee, in Burbank, Calif. and Austin, Texas. Read More...

Lightwright and Vectorworks Webinar Set for May 25

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• May 24, 2010
COLUMBIA, MD - Kevin Linzey and John McKernon will be offering a free, hour-long, online presentation demonstrating how to exchange data between Vectorworks Spotlight and Lightwright May 25 at 2 p.m. EDT. Read More...

Summit Steel Supplies Royal Windsor Horse Show

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• May 23, 2010
WINDSOR, U.K. - Summit Steel supplied a selection of its SmarTmast range to the Royal Windsor Horse Show. The SmarTmasts were deployed around the main arena to support video displays, lighting and PA gear. Read More...

Enter Shikari at Hammersmith Apollo Lit with Martin Fixtures

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• May 21, 2010
LONDON - Enter Shikari played their last date of a U.K. tour earlier this year at the Hammersmith Apollo in London. Lighting designer and programmer Steven Bewley's brief was for a "big, brash, in-your-face" rig. He turned to some of Martin Professional's newest MAC luminaires. Read More...

National Museum of the Pacific War Uses Furman to Protect New AV Exhibits

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• May 21, 2010
FREDERICKSBURG, TX - The National Museum of the Pacific War recently opened the 33,000-square-foot George H.W. Bush Gallery with 40 multimedia exhibits to provide extra impact. To protect the AV components, the exhibit technology team at Bowen Technovation and exhibit designers The Douglas|Group chose Furman's PS-PRO II power conditioner/sequencers and AC-215 power conditioners. Read More...

American DJ Sues California Firm for Copyright Infringement, Other Violations

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• May 20, 2010
LOS ANGELES - American DJ, a manufacturer of lighting, audio and trussing products, has filed suit in the U.S. District Court Central District of California against NSI Audio, Inc., a California company that sells and distributes products under several brand names, including American Vocal and Vertigo. Read More...

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