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Texas Rangers Hold Fan Appreciation Event with Go Bigger Mobile Screen

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• November 9, 2010
ARLINGTON, TX - The fan turnout wasn't as big, of course, as the multi-day string of festivities in San Francisco, but the Texas Rangers still had a more-than-respectable run in 2010, with an American League pennant to their credit. So shortly after the World Series loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Texas Rangers hosted a fan appreciation rally. Read More...

FOR-A HVS-300HS Switcher Multitasks for Corporate Events

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• November 9, 2010
CYPRESS, CA - MVT Productions found the FOR-A HVS-300HS HD/SD portable digital video switcher they purchased early in 2010 to be twice the switcher they originally thought. At a recent corporate function held at the Anaheim Marriott, MVT produced a live HD-SDI feed for I-Mag while simultaneously sending a separate signal to a hard drive for recording. Read More...

Healing Place Church Lit with ETC Selador LEDs, Eos Console

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• November 9, 2010
BATON ROUGE, LA - Healing Place Church's mission is to be "a healing place for a hurting world," but LD Wendell Basinger didn't encounter a world of hurt with his choice of lighting gear - which included ETC Selador Vivid LED fixtures and an ETC Eos console for control. They play a key role in lighting the new worship center on the ministry's 55-acre campus. Read More...

LCD Soundsystem Uses LED Lighting System from Bandit Lites

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• November 8, 2010
NEW YORK - LD Eric Cathcart lit LCD Soundsystem's touring shows this year with 25-foot wire ladders full of 80 GRNLite 3-54 Battens and 40 Thomas Linear 4 Lites, combining a barrage of light with energy efficiency and minimal heat onstage. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Supports Events Following UN General Assembly

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• November 8, 2010
NEW YORK - When the 65th Session of the United Nations General Assembly kicked off a round of international events and meetings at the headquarters of the world body, Scharff Weisberg supported three key events: the South Sudan Multilateral Meeting (SSMM) produced by The White House and the back-to-back Every Woman, Every Child event (EWEC) and the African Leaders Malaria Alliance meeting (ALMA), both produced by J. Marshall Events Inc. Read More...

ANSI E1.15-2006 Being Considered for Reaffirmation

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• November 8, 2010
NEW YORK - ANSI E1.15-2006, Entertainment Technology - Recommended Practices and Guidelines for the Assembly and Use of Theatrical Boom & Base Assemblies, is being considered for reaffirmation, with the ESTA Foundation offering public review forms for public comment on its website through Jan. 3, 2011. Read More...

Martina McBride and Trace Adkins Tour with Bandit Lites

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• November 8, 2010
NASHVILLE - Country artists Martina McBride and Trace Adkins toured together and apart throughout 2010, with Bandit Lites supplying illumination needs for both. LDs Abigail Rosen Holmes and Jeff Lavallee designed the shows, respectively, for McBride and Adkins, sharing some of the gear, but not necessarily the looks, on their joint shows. Read More...

Elation Lights Up The Night at Nocturnal Festival 2010

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• November 8, 2010
SAN BERNARDINO, CA - With more than 100 of the nation's top DJs pumping out tunes for 11 hours straight, Nocturnal Festival has become one of the premier electronic music events in the U.S. For the big main stage, Stephen Lieberman of SJ Lighting and Andrew Gumper of AG Light & Sound chose Elation Professional LEDs, moving heads and video screens. Read More...

Martin US to Hold Lighting Controller Training Classes Dec. 13-14

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• November 6, 2010
BURBANK, CA - Martin Professional is planning a two-day training seminar Dec. 13-14 at its office here on programming its new M1 console, the PC-based M-PC, and mid-sized Maxxyz Compact lighting controllers. Read More...

Wybron Mobile Showroom Plans Stops in Midwest

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• November 6, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS - The Wybron Mobile Showroom will make stops in the Midwest from Nov. 15-19, including Indianapolis,  Chicago and Milwaukee. Read More...

Rent What? Starlight LED Backdrop Used for “Dance” Tour

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• November 6, 2010
LOS ANGELES - A Starlight LED backdrop from Rent What? Inc. paired up with the touring version of TV's So You Think You Can Dance, and in the process, aimed for Rule Number One for gentlemen on the dance floor - to make your partner look good. Read More...

Ken Billington. Richard Pilbrow at Stage Lighting Super Saturday

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• November 6, 2010
NEW YORK - LDs Ken Billington and Richard Pilbrow have agreed to participate in the sixth annual Stage Lighting Super Saturday seminar series set for Jan. 22, 2011. The one-day series of seminars will include 10 hours of training designed to educate beginners and new professionals involved in stage, architectural or entertainment lighting. Read More...
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