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Beachsound Provides Martin Fixtures for Brazilian Artist Ivete Sangalo

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• September 23, 2010
MIAMI - Kicking off a string of U.S. dates at Miami's American Airlines Arena, Brazilian pop star and Latin Grammy Award-winner Ivete Sangalo performed beneath a Beachsound, Inc.-supplied rig of Martin MAC luminaires and in front of a backdrop comprised of Martin LC Series LEDs. Along with lighting and LED video, Beachsound provided audio and labor. Read More...

Boston Symphony Hall’s Clerestory and Statuary Lit by HLB Lighting

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• September 23, 2010
BOSTON - Century-old Boston Symphony Hall reopened its arched clerestory windows, shuttered since World War II, introducing daylight into the venue for the first time since the 1940s. That also served as the catalyst for an upgrade to the lighting for the upper hall. Horton Lees Brogden worked on the lighting design with Ann Beha Architects. Read More...

Susanne Sasic, Jeff Ravitz Control Arcade Fire’s Looks with grandMA Consoles

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• September 23, 2010
NEW YORK - Canadian rock band Arcade Fire's LD/production designer, Susanne Sasic, used a grandMA console for the band's summer tour dates, and for a concert webcast from Madison Square Garden, LD Jeff Ravitz also relied upon grandMA for control. Read More...

GoVision Opens New Headquarters with Video Fanfare

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• September 23, 2010
ARGYLE, TX - GoVision has provided big LED screens for events ranging from inaugurations to the NCAA's Final Four. There was no shortage of LED video gear on display at the celebration for the opening of their new headquarters facility in Argyle, either, which brought about 350 people to watch the Cowboys play their regular season opening game. Read More...

SC Media Technologies Named Barco Distributor in Canada

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• September 22, 2010
MONTREAL - Barco named SC Media Technologies, a division of Soundcraft Canada, Canadian distributor of its Barco/High End Systems lighting and Elements LED products. SC Media will provide sales, marketing and service support for Canada-based rental & staging partners and integrators for these solutions. Read More...

Sapsis Rigging Logs Busy Summer Season

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• September 22, 2010
PHILADELPHIA - Sapsis Rigging, Inc. noted a record number of jobs that the company completed between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year, including eight theatre renovations, three new construction projects, five fall protection system installations, four special events projects and 26 inspections. Read More...

Panamax/Furman Awarded Patent for UPS IR Control Link

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• September 22, 2010
PETALUMA, CA - Panamax/Furman has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,755,216, entitled "Uninterrupted Power Supply With IR Control Link." Featuring 20 claims, the patent covers the learning IR control feature in the company's uninterrupted power supply (UPS) products, which utilizes a projector's remote control system to interface with the UPS. By learning the projector's power control infrared (IR) signals, these Panamax/Furman units allow expensive projector bulbs to go through a proper cool-down cycle in a power outage before shutting off, thus extending their lifetime. Read More...

Tickets to Parnelli Awards, Golf Tournament Going Fast

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• September 20, 2010
LAS VEGAS - Time is running out on reserving your spot at the Parnelli Golf Tournament (Oct. 21) and the Awards Dinner (Oct. 22), but tickets are still available for both events. Read More...

Cosmogenic LLC Acquires Inner Circle Distribution

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• September 20, 2010
SUNRISE, FL - Cosmogenic LLC has signed an agreement and acquired the remaining assets of Inner Circle Distribution (ICD) of Sunrise, FL. ICD will continue to distribute the full line of hazebase hazers & foggers, SoftLED curtains and a new line of lighting fixtures called Elements. Read More...

A.C.T Lighting To Distribute Clay Paky in U.S. and Part of Canada

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• September 20, 2010
LOS ANGELES - A.C.T Lighting was named distributor for Clay Paky products in the U.S. and English-speaking areas of Canada. "This new appointment will make the Clay Paky range of products more accessible to our North American customers," said Pio Nahum, Clay Paky's commercial and marketing director, citing A.C.T Lighting's offices in New York and Los Angeles. Read More...

Tennessee Tech University Equipped with Prism Projection Gear

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• September 20, 2010
COOKEVILLE, TN - Tennessee Tech University has taken delivery of six RevEAL Color Wash (RevEAL CW) instruments from Prism Projection for its Derryberry Hall Auditorium, an 816-seat theater on campus. The Nashville office of StageLight handled the sale of the fixtures. Read More...

LD for Teen Choice Awards Opts for Martin Gear

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• September 20, 2010
LOS ANGELES - LD Tom Kenny used Martin's LC Series LED panels, MAC 2000 Wash XB moving heads and Atomic 3000 strobes on this year's Teen Choice Awards show, which honored standouts in music, movies, sports, television, fashion and more - as voted by teens. Read More...
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