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PRG Stays Busy at NAIAS

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• February 10, 2010
DETROIT - This year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) was once again a showcase for the latest car models and concept cars, and also for booth designs and product presentation. Production Resource Group (PRG) provided lighting, video and other support to many companies, including Hyundai, Subaru, Land Rover/Jaguar, Tesla - and, most notably, Chrysler. Read More...

Stage Research Supplies School District with Software

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• February 9, 2010
GARLAND, TX - Stage Research teamed with Romeo Music in Dallas to supply 162 fully-equipped computer workstations for the fine arts programs at the Garland Independent School District (Garland ISD). Stage Research provided a wide array of software, including its best-selling Light Factory, SFX, Soft Plot, TDI-Sound and TDI-Lighting, for the Omnirax computer workstations, which Romeo outfitted with scanners, monitors and desks. Read More...

ETC Trainees Now Eligible for ETCP Renewal Credits

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• February 9, 2010
MIDDLETON, WI - ETC's electrical and rigging courses now qualify as ETCP-recognized training programs. That means that those attendees training with ETC, who might otherwise have to retake the ETCP certification exam every five years, can accumulate some of the 40 renewal credits that can serve as an alternative to the retest. Read More...

LMG Becomes Authorized Vari*Lite Dealer

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• February 9, 2010
ORLANDO - LMG, Inc., which currently owns several Vari*Lite lighting systems, such as the VL 2000, VL 2500, VL 3000 and VL 3500 moving lights and Vari*Lite VLX Wash fixtures, recently became an authorized dealer for the brand. Read More...

UVLD Supports Hyundai Press Event at 2010 NAIAS

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• February 9, 2010
DETROIT - The auto industry might have regarded 2009 as a clunker of a year, but there was still enough cash (or at least credit) to stage the 21st North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). UVLD played a role with Hyundai Motor America's Blue-Will concept car. Read More...

TobyMac LD Uses Vista Console for Lighting, Video

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• February 9, 2010
PHOENIX - Lighting and video designer Nick West used a Jands Vista T2 console for lighting, I-Mag and video control for the recent tobyMac annual Winter Wonder Slam tour. Axxis Inc. was the tour lighting company. Read More...

Syncrolite and Lozano-Hemmer Set Stage for Vancouver Sky Show

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• February 9, 2010
VANCOUVER, BC - Light sculptor Rafael Lozano-Hemmer has incorporated Syncrolite fixtures in Vectorial Elevation, a work commissioned by the 2010 Cultural Olympiad, the City of Vancouver's initiative to celebrate artists along with athletes. Read More...

LaserNet Brings Attention to Calder Casino Grand Opening

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• February 9, 2010
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - With the NFL's Pro Bowl and Super Bowl drawing much attention in South Florida, the recent grand opening for the Calder Casino, which added 1,200 slot machines and three new restaurants to the Calder Race Track complex for horse racing, needed a visual attention-getter. Read More...

ETCP Exam Application Deadline for USITT is March 1

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• February 9, 2010
KANSAS CITY, MO - All three ETCP exams - for entertainment electrical, arena rigging and theatre rigging - will be offered to USITT attendees this year, starting on March 31 and ending April 1. The deadline to apply is March 1. Read More...

NorCal/Nevada AG Youth Convention Adds Martin LED Panel Visuals

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• February 9, 2010
SACRAMENTO, CA - Capital Christian Center, one of the biggest Assembly of God (AG) churches on the West Coast, can seat close to 3,000 and stages full productions for annual events such as the two-day Northern California/Nevada Youth Convention. Read More...

ESTA Posts Two New Control Protocols Draft Standards for Public Review

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• February 9, 2010
NEW YORK - ESTA has added two Control Protocols Working Group draft standards to the public review page on the ESTA Web site: BSR E1.30-1-20xx, EPI 23. Device Identification Subdevice, and BSR E1.20 - 201x, Entertainment Technology -- Remote Device Management over USITT DMX512. Read More...

Penton Files Chapter 11

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• February 9, 2010
NEW YORK - Trade publisher Penton Media - publisher of titles including Live Design, Sound & Video Contractor, Mix and producers of the annual LDI show - announced that it is filing a "strategic" Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read More...

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