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Scharff Weisberg Helps Take Fashion Line Into the Future

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• October 12, 2009
NEW YORK — It won’t be that long before Dutch apparel manufacturer G-Star Raw’s 2010 spring and summer fashions are being worn by its customers. But for the company’s recent showing at the recent New York Fashion Week, Scharff Weisberg helped project a look that went much farther into the future. Read More...

Serapid Stage Lifts Installed at the AT&T PAC in Dallas

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• October 9, 2009
DALLAS—Serapid LinkLift mechanical lift columns have been installed at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theater as well as the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, part of the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Read More...

Nominations Open for USITT Young Designer Awards

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• October 9, 2009
SYRACUSE, NY — USITT will again be giving its Awards for Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts based on a review of portfolios and letters of nomination from current USITT members. Students can start the nominations process at http://www.usitt.org/YoungDesignersTechnicians.aspx. Read More...

New Venue in Kentucky Distillery Lit by Chauvet

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• October 8, 2009
LEXINGTON, KY — A relocated bar and billiards business is helping revitalize an abandoned warehouse district by turning its historic buildings into a cultural hub of live music. Jessica and Clark Case took over Buster’s when they learned that the property as well as the entire block of Lexington’s Main Street was slated for demolition. Read More...

Hart, Todd and Sapsis to Lead Tomcat Hoist & Truss Workshop

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• October 8, 2009
ORLANDO — Tomcat USA announced that its Hoist & Truss Workshop would return for the 2009 LDInstitute on Nov. 18 and 19, led by Herb Hart of Columbus McKinnon, Will Todd of Tomcat USA and Bill Sapsis, president and founder of Sapsis Rigging. Read More...

PRG Continues Support Of U2 Tour In North America

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• October 8, 2009
TAMPA — Following the European leg, the U2 360° Tour is breaking stadium attendance records on this side of the Atlantic, with a production design that can be safely said to be unlike any seen before. Read More...

Jonas Brothers Tour World with MAC III Profile

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• October 8, 2009
UNCASVILLE, CT — The Jonas Brothers world tour in support of their latest album, Lines, Vines and Trying Times, is using a lighting design by John LaBriola, production and lighting designer that incorporates Martin’s 1500-watt MAC III Profile to light the multiple-stage set. Read More...

Coemar Gear Used for MTV’s Video Music Awards Telecast

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• October 8, 2009
NEW YORK — For MTV’s Video Music Awards (VMAs), staged live at Radio City Music Hall, LD Tom Kenny deployed a package of Coemar Infinity Wash XLs, Infinity ACLs and ParLite LEDs provided by Scharff Weisberg Lighting. Read More...

Chauvet Gear Brightens VH1 Divas’ After-Party in Brooklyn

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• October 8, 2009
BROOKLYN, NY — Lighting designer Richard Tatum of L&M Sound and Light used Chauvet gear to brighten One Hanson Place, a historic landmark tower with a four-sided clock and metallic dome, for the after-party for a VH1 cable TV special featuring female vocalists Miley Cyrus, Sheryl Crow, Jennifer Hudson, Melissa Etheridge and others, which was hosted by Paula Abdul. Read More...

Wybron Mobile Showroom Hits the Road

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• October 8, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Wybron Mobile Showroom, which provides hands-on demonstrations of Wybron products to lighting professionals and their local dealers is hitting the road this month with its first leg of stops taking place in the San Antonio, Houston and Dallas areas. Read More...

Inaugural “IT” Award Nominees for Lighting, Video and Staging

PLSN Staff •
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• October 5, 2009
LAS VEGAS — The new Indispensable Technology “IT” award categories on the Parnelli Awards ballot include lighting, video and staging products. Here is a closer look at the products that were nominated in each of those categories. And if you haven't yet cast your vote, don't miss out — go to www.parnelliawards.com/vote and vote today! Read More...

ESTA and PLASA Announce Intention to Merge

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• October 5, 2009
NEW YORK — ESTA and PLASA have signed a letter of intent to merge. The organizations said that by uniting as one body the merged entity will be able to offer a stronger voice for members, enhance existing initiatives, and expand their range of services. Read More...

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