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Ultra Music Festival 2009 Lit with MAC III Profiles

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• May 13, 2009
MIAMI — The 11th edition of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, staged on the waterfront at Bicentennial Park, attracted 70,000 revelers to hear Tiësto, Black Eyed Peas, The Prodigy, Paul Van Dyk, Bloc Party and other acts. Read More...

New ETCP Computer-Based Testing Center In Canada

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• May 13, 2009
WINNIPEG, MB, Canada — ETCP announced that all three exams are now available for computer-based testing at a new testing center at Robertson College, 265 Notre Dame Avenue in Winnipeg. Read More...

Elation Contest Offers New LDs Trip to LDI

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• May 13, 2009
ORLANDO — Elation Professional said that it is now accepting entries for its fourth annual Elation Education Experience (E3) contest.  The contest offers young lighting professionals and House of Worship volunteers a chance to win a trip to the LDI Show, Nov. 19-22, 2009 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.  Read More...

J. R. Clancy to Introduce SureBrake II on PowerLifts

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• May 13, 2009
SYRACUSE, NY — J. R. Clancy has developed a new braking system for its PowerLift hoist system.  “Our engineering department has developed an even faster acting load brake, to catch any failure before it becomes a runaway,” said Mike Murphy, president. Read More...

YouTube Symphony Visuals Rely on grandMA for Control

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• May 13, 2009
NEW YORK — The first-ever YouTube Symphony Orchestra, with 96 musicians from over 30 countries culled from over 3,000 submissions online, met to perform in Carnegie Hall after two and a half days of intense rehearsals. The live performance was conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas. Read More...

Outer Critics Circle Awards for Lighting, Set Design Go to Fisher, Hatley

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• May 12, 2009
NEW YORK— The Outer Critics Circle, the official organization of writers on the New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, gave top honors this year for lighting and set design to Rick Fisher, LD for Billy Elliot the Musical and Tim Hatley, set designer for Shrek the Musical. Read More...

GoVision Gear Supports NCAA Final Four Weekend

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• May 12, 2009
DETROIT — The NCAA’s Final Four Weekend got an eight-faceted form of video support this year with GoVision assisting with LED screens above the basketball court. The Keller, Texas-based company also rolled its GoBigger unit to support related events outside the arena. Read More...

Airport Visuals Use Electrosonic ImageStar HD Video Processors

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• May 12, 2009
RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC — A new advertising display from Clear Channel Interspace Airport is greeting travelers passing through Raleigh-Durham International Airport with imagery provided by a pair of Electrosonic ImageStar HD video processors. Read More...

UVLD Lights Debut for Harley-Davidson Branded Semi

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• May 12, 2009
LOUISVILLE, KY — Unlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) lit one of the highlights at the 38th annual Mid-America Trucking Show with the reveal for Navistar’s new International LoneStar Harley-Davidson Special Edition Semi. Read More...

Falcon Illuminates North Atlanta’s Sovereign Tower

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• May 11, 2009
ATLANTA — On a clear night, the Sovereign Tower in north Atlanta is visible from up to 30 miles away.  CD+M Lighting Design Group chose six Falcon Static Arc 3k Xenon fixtures made by Alpha One for the architectural installation. Read More...

Rig for Rock Induction Ceremony Included Coemar Gear

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• May 11, 2009
CLEVELAND — The honorees at the 24th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony have lit up crowds who have, in turn, showed their appreciation by lighting up everything over the decades from butane lighters to cell phones. Read More...

Christie Lites Takes On WrestleMania XXV with grandMA Consoles

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• May 8, 2009
HOUSTON — Christie Lites supplied four grandMA consoles, four grandMA Lites and a 12-person crew for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)’s WrestleMania XXV, telecast on pay-per-view from Reliant Stadium in Houston. Read More...

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