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Global Truss Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against GLP

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• January 14, 2011
LOS ANGELES - Global Truss America LLC has filed suit against GLP German Light Products and Mark Ravenhill, President of GLP US Inc., alleging trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair business practices and other violations of the Lanham Act. Read More...

Farm Aid 25 Lighting Controlled with Martin M1 Console

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• January 12, 2011
MILWAUKEE, WI - Lighting Programmer Seth Robinson used Martin's M1 console to control the concert and television lighting for Farm Aid, featuring Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews. Stan Crocker was the LD for the event, with Bandit Lites supplying gear. Read More...

In Memoriam: Mike Potashnick, 52

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• January 12, 2011
BURLINGTON, VT - Mike Potashnick, a production and stage manager for numerous concerts and festivals in the Northeast, died Jan. 10, 2011 at age 52 after a short illness. He had been an integral part of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Terrapin Presents, Inc., and other events and organizations. Read More...

Wybron Launches New Mobile Showroom

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• January 11, 2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Following a 15-month tour with the original Wybron Mobile Showroom, the company has launched a new version of the traveling show concept, the Wybron Mobile Light Lab. It will begin its Visuality 2011 Tour in February with over 100 events in the U.S. Read More...

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Supported by Show Distribution

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• January 7, 2011
NEW YORK - The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show was presented to viewers of CBS with technical support from Solotech and additional support from Show Distribution. Show Distribution provided over 250 Tour Rig fixed speed hoists to support the production, and also 62 Tour Lifts variable speed hoists - a record number for the company. Read More...

Shakira Lighting Rig Includes MAC III Profiles, Other Martin Gear

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• January 7, 2011
MIAMI - How many men can claim to have been pursued by Colombian pop star Shakira? Such is the case with lighting designer Paul Normandale. "She saw a Depeche Mode show that I had done and tracked me down. Her management contacted me and we met," he says of their initial contact. Read More...

Radio City Christmas Show Tours with Moving Lights, grandMA Console

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• January 7, 2011
{mosimage}NEW YORK - Residents of Providence, RI, Boston, Fort Myers, FL, Jacksonville FL and Austin, TX didn't have to travel to New York to see the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the high-kicking Rockettes; two touring productions brought a version of the show came to their hometowns. Each tour traveled with moving lights controlled by a grandMA console from MA Lighting. Read More...

Long Reach Long Riders Set Dates for 2011 Run

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• January 6, 2011
PHILADELPHIA-The Long Reach Long Riders have announced the dates and route for their 8th annual charity motorcycle ride. The 2011 ride will begin on July 1 in Billings, MT and wind through some of the wildest landscapes in the U.S. before finishing back in Billings on July 9. Read More...

SUNY Delhi Adds Prism Projection RevEAL Color Wash LED Fixtures

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• January 6, 2011
DELHI, NY - Kris Nutting, project manager for lighting systems at BMI Supply, which handled the design and integration of the theatrical lighting system at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Delhi's Farrell Student Activity Center Auditorium, specified 16 Prism Projection RevEAL Color Wash (RevEAL CW) LED luminaires. Read More...

National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Lit with Martin MAC 401 Duals

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• January 6, 2011
WASHINGTON, DC - Lighting designer Tom Kenny turned to Martin Professional's MAC 401 Dual LED washlight to highlight performances by B.B. King, Sara Bareilles, Jackie Evancho, Maroon 5 and others at the 2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse, just in front of the White House. Read More...

LD Richard Knight Includes GLP Impressions in Rig for Wella Hair Event

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• January 6, 2011
PARIS - The 2010 Wella International Trend Vision (ITV) Awards, staged in Halle Freyssinet, an industrial railway structure built in 1920, was lit by LD Richard Knight to highlight the contrast between the industrial look of the site and the beauty displayed on the fashion runways. Read More...

BlizzCon 2010 Lights Up with Help from 4Wall, Vari-Lite

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• January 6, 2011
ANAHEIM, CA - Arnold Serame, a lighting designer with Serame Design, relied upon 200 Vari*Lite luminaires from 4Wall Los Angeles to light BlizzCon 2010, a four-day event at the Anaheim Convention Center for fans of video games produced by Blizzard Entertainment. Read More...
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