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Winter Olympics Ceremonies Light Up with tarm Showlaser

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• March 7, 2010
VANCOUVER, BC - David Atkins, executive producer for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, chose tarm Showlaser to provide the laser sequences used for the opening, victory and closing ceremonies. Read More...

Tinc Founder Serves as Guest Artist at Virginia Tech

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• March 7, 2010
BLACKSBURG, VA - Ryan Kirk, cofounder of New York-based Tinc Design & Productions, returned to his alma mater, Virginia Tech's Department of Theatre & Cinema, to serve as guest artist. While there, he stage-managed a production of Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth and taught a stage management class. Read More...

Robert Juliat Topaze Adds Theatrical Touch to Shedd Aquarium

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• March 7, 2010
CHICAGO - Robert Juliat USA has supplied two of its customized RJE Topaze 1200W followspots to the recently-renovated Oceanarium exhibit at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. Read More...

See Factor Provides Lighting for Yoko Ono Retrospective

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• March 7, 2010
NEW YORK - See Factor Industry, Inc., provided the lighting design and equipment recently for a one-night career retrospective by Yoko Ono and the Plastic Ono Band. The event was held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). Read More...

Wybron’s Mobile Showroom Rolls Into LA Area

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• March 5, 2010
LOS ANGELES - The week of March 15, the Wybron Mobile Showroom begins its sixth leg, hitting the Los Angeles area. The Mobile Showroom is a moveable showcase for Wybron gear, including the new Cygnus LED Wash Light, which first hit the road in October 2009. Read More...

Sound Hill Technologies Upgrades Ministry with Vaddio Gear

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• March 5, 2010
BATON ROUGE, LA - Vaddio, the manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and camera control systems, provided Sound Hill Technologies with a camera setup for United Christian Faith Ministries. Read More...

ETC To Help USITT Celebrate 50 Years

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• March 5, 2010
KANSAS CITY, MO - For 50 years, USITT has been the tradeshow for students and educators in theater technology. ETC is marking the occasion with new products, student-only perks and a celebration during the show, which runs from March 31 to April 2. Read More...

Stage Research Plans USITT Updates, Promotions

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• March 5, 2010
NORTHFIELD, OH-At the upcoming 2010 USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology) Conference & Stage Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, March 30-April 3, Stage Research will introduce its new RF Guru product, offer an update to SoftPlot, and launch a series of Twitter promotions guaranteed to capture the attention of all attendees. Read More...

ETCP USITT Exam Application Deadline Extended To March 12

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• March 5, 2010
NEW YORK-The deadline for submitting applications to sit for the paper and pencil examinations to be given at USITT has been extended to March 12, 2010. All three ETCP examinations will be offered at USITT in Kansas City, MO. All applications must be submitted to the ETCP office no later than 5 p.m. on March 12, 2010. Read More...

MSR Mobile Stages Support Vancouver Events

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• March 3, 2010
VANCOUVER, BC, Canada - Mobile Stage Rentals (MSR) stages were used for concerts and other entertainment during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. MSR provided five stages to support the public celebration sites in Richmond, Surrey and Granville Island. Read More...

Peter Hendrickson Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

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• March 1, 2010
LAS VEGAS - The governing body of the Parnelli Awards announced the addition to its Board of Advisors Peter Hendrickson of Tour Tech East, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. "It's a great honor to be the first Canadian on the board," Hendrickson said. "And I think it's good for the organization to welcome someone north of the border." Read More...

Elation LEDs Help Orlando Church Cut Costs, Expand Horizons

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• February 28, 2010
ORLANDO, FL - The Obreros de Paz (Worker of Peace) church in Orlando upgraded its lighting recently, prompted by the need to start live-streaming its church services. Church leaders were persuaded to switch from incandescent lamps and PAR cans to LEDs from Elation Professional. Read More...

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