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  • Miss America Pageant Lit by MAC III Profiles with grandMA2s for Control

    PLSN Staff | News | February 15, 2011
    LAS VEGAS - The 90th anniversary Miss America Pageant was telecast live on ABC from the Planet Hollywood casino-resort. LD Allen Branton, who returned for the fourth time, worked with fellow lighting directors Kevin Lawson & Felix Peralta, who marked their third year & fourth year on the show respectively, using 16 Martin MAC III Profile moving heads and a pair of MA Lighting's grandMA2 Light consoles for control. Read More...
  • Wisconsin Capitol Dome Lights Up with Green Bay Packer Colors

    PLSN Staff | News | February 15, 2011
    MADISON, WI - John S. Hyatt & Associates, Inc. provided gels from Apollo Design (AP6800 Mustard & AP5800 Envy Green) to bathe the Wisconsin Capitol Dome in cheesehead-friendly hues. Read More...
  • GLP Inc. Issues Statement on Distribution of Global Truss Products in the U.S.

    PLSN Staff | News | February 11, 2011SUN VALLEY, CA - GLP German Light Products Inc., issued the following statement regarding its status as an authorized distributor of Global Truss products: Read More...
  • J. R. Clancy Supports PAMC “Roadie for a Day” Boot Camp

    PLSN Staff | News | February 11, 2011DALLAS - What's so tough about being a roadie? Performing arts venue managers will learn the answer to this question first-hand when they participate in this year's Performing Arts Managers Conference (PAMC) "Roadie for a Day" Boot Camp on Saturday, Feb. 26. Read More...
  • ETC Plans First End-User Workshop at Company Headquarters

    PLSN Staff | News | February 11, 2011MIDDLETON, WI - ETC is hosting an end-user training event at its headquarters for the first time. CUE - which stands for Create, Understand, Experience - targets lighting professionals of every skill level. Read More...
  • Super Bowl XLV Announcers Booth Lit with Litepanels Gear

    PLSN Staff | News | February 9, 2011
    ARLINGTON, TX - The announcers booth for Super Bowl XLV was lit with Litepanels Sola 6 Fresnel LED lighting fixtures, seen on the Fox Sports Network coverage of the game Feb. 6. Read More...
  • Justin Bieber 3D Movie, “Never Say Never,” Got Lighting Assist from Jeff Ravitz

    PLSN Staff | News | February 9, 2011NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - Jeff Ravitz of Intensity Advisors lighting design gave an assist to the adaptation of Justin Bieber's tour lighting for the 3D taping of the teen star's first concert movie, Paramount Pictures' Never Say Never. The film's release was set for Feb. 11 and was directed by John Chu, known for his work with Step Up 3D. Read More...
  • GLP Inc. Launches Scenex Lighting Division

    PLSN Staff | News | February 9, 2011
    SUN VALLEY, CA - GLP (German Light Products) Inc. has launched Scenex Lighting, a division focused on LED lighting fixtures that can be used by set designers for their scenic elements. The initial product line includes a new truss toner fixture, LED tape fixtures, decorative wall and counter mount fixtures and 360-degree color mixing globes. Read More...
  • Rush Tour Gets Assist from Pyrotek Special Effects

    PLSN Staff | News | February 8, 2011
    LOS ANGELES - Howard Ungerleider's designs for Rush's Time Machine tour called for more special effects than the band's previous Snakes & Arrows tour. Read More...
  • Tiesto Performances Backed Up by Martin EC-20 LED Displays

    PLSN Staff | News | February 8, 2011
    MIAMI - Koen De Puysseleir of Belgian company Light in Motion is creative director for the international DJ, Tiësto, and for some of the artist's 2011 appearances, Martin EC-20 LED displays provided by Zenith Lighting will serve as a visual focal point. The DJ's tour, which will continue through May, is produced by Insomniac Productions in the U.S. Read More...
  • Grand Ole Opry House Gets Dream Rig After Flooding Nightmare

    PLSN Staff | News | February 8, 2011
    NASHVILLE - The Grand Ole Opry House celebrated its 85th year with something better than just candles. The venerable venue was equipped with 57 brand new Vari*Lite fixtures - 16 VLX Wash fixtures, 17 VL3000 Spots and 22 VL2500 Spot luminaires. Read More...
  • Super Bowl Halftime Show Discussed at ProLightingSpace.com

    PLSN Staff | News | February 7, 2011ARLINGTON, TX - No one is claiming that the Super Bowl Halftime show featuring The Black Eyed Peas, Slash and Usher was technically flawless. Many felt the partially-lit "V" shaped stage element was a black eye, so to speak, for an otherwise strong visual presentation; others felt the visuals for the show were, on the whole, memorable in a good way. Read More...
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