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FSU to Preserve JR Clancy Rigging Archives

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• April 6, 2010
TALLAHASSEE, FL - Interested in the evolution of rigging over the last 100 years? Florida State University (FSU) now has a repository for about15,000 project and product drawings from the last century, produced by engineers at J. R. Clancy, Inc. Read More...

GoVision Video Wall Loomed Large for NCAA Men’s Final Four

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• April 6, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS - For the second year in a row, an octagonal LED video wall was been suspended above the court for the NCAA Men's Final Four. Fans attending the 2010 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball Championships, which culminated in the final Duke/Butler matchup and a victory for Duke on April 5, had a HD view from any seat in Lucas Oil Stadium. Fans watching at home were also able to see the giant screens. Read More...

HME Acquires Clear-Com Communication Systems

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• April 3, 2010
POWAY, CA - HM Electronics Inc. (HME), a manufacturer of digital wireless intercom products, agreed to acquire Clear-Com Communication Systems, a business unit of The Vitec Group plc. Clear-Com will continue operation as a wholly-owned subsidiary of HME. Read More...

Blackout Design Adds Visual Edge to Quaint Quebec

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• March 31, 2010
QUEBEC CITY - The Red Bull Crashed Ice competition shook up the quaint environs of Quebec, drawing some 120,000 spectators to watch hockey-helmeted daredevils try to stay on their blades as they careened around 550 meters of icy track set amid the city's French Canadian architecture. Read More...

JR Clancy Project Manager Earns ETCP Certification

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• March 29, 2010
SYRACUSE, NY - Geoff Stock, a dealer project manager with J. R. Clancy, Inc., has passed the exam in the Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) for Theatre Rigging. Stock is now an ETCP-certified rigging professional. Read More...

National WWII Museum in New Orleans Deploys ETC Gear

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• March 29, 2010
NEW ORLEANS, LA - The National World War II Museum's new 70,000-square-foot $60-million complex, which includes the Solomon Victory Theater, Stage Door Canteen and The American Sector restaurant, opened recently as part of the museum's overall $300-million expansion. All three venues depend on ETC lighting and control gear to provide a compelling guest experience. Read More...

4Wall Acquires Cinelease Event Lighting Division, Opens 4Wall-LA

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• March 29, 2010
LOS ANGELES and LAS VEGAS - In a move that adds inventory as well as a new location, 4Wall Entertainment has purchased the assets of Cinelease's Event Lighting division. Cinelease Event Lighting previously included two shops in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. While the Las Vegas location will be merged into the current 4Wall Las Vegas facility, the Los Angeles location will now be known as 4Wall-LA. Read More...

Xtreme Structures Announces iTruss Application

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• March 26, 2010
SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX - Xtreme Structures announced a new iPhone application called iTruss. Available for download for $4.99 through the Apple iTunes store, the application is geared to help users in the field quickly determine load, span or truss sizes needed for their projects. The official Web site for the iTruss app is www.iTrussapp.com. From there, site visitors can link to where they can download the app from Apple's iTunes. Read More...

Rose Brand Blog Offers More Theatrical Tips

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• March 26, 2010
SECAUCUS, NJ-Rose Brand has been offering a series of theatrical lighting tips recently as part of its "Know How" blog, linked from its Web site at www.rosebrand.com. Recent tips have included how to specify a stage curtain and how to light a sharkstooth scrim. Read More...

Stageline Supports Kids’ Fitness Program with Two-Level Building

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• March 26, 2010
MONTREAL - Stageline is supporting the Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie, a fitness awareness-building program and competition for kids, with a two-level mobile building unit that can be assembled outdoors by four crew members in about three hours. Read More...

In Memoriam: Mark Ferber, 60

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• March 25, 2010
LOS ANGELES - Mark Ferber, 60, a longtime production supervisor at the Hollywood Bowl, died March 14. A memorial service for Ferber will be held on-stage at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 11 a.m. It is open to the public. Read More...

Green Hippo Hippotizer Rocks American Idiot on Broadway

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• March 25, 2010

NEW YORK—After a world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in California, the new musical American Idiot has just started preview performances on Broadway. Its energetic, generational, media-saturated set is fed by 15 Hippotizer HD V3 media servers supplied to the production by SenovvA, Inc. supported by Green Hippo Special Projects division.  

 

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