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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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Truck Driver for Carrie Underwood Tour Killed in Accident

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• March 22, 2010
STONINGTON, CT - Robert "Bob-O" O'Bleness, 48, a Muskogee, Okla.-based truck driver carrying stage equipment for Carrie Underwood's Play On tour for a performance at Foxwoods Casino's MGM Grand Theater, was killed in a highway accident early March 20. Read More...

Billy Elliot Adapts to U.S. tour with ETC Eos, ETC Revolution Gear

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• March 22, 2010
CHICAGO - Billy Elliot the Musical, staged in London, Sydney and New York, is now going worldwide. Its U.S. tour kicked off in Chicago at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre, on March 18. By the end of 2010, a production will move to a different U.S. city every three or four weeks. Read More...

Gear from Elation, Acclaim Aboard World’s Largest Cruise Ship

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• March 22, 2010
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - More than 200 lighting fixtures from Elation Professional and 650 LED fixtures plus lighting control from Acclaim, supplied by FUNA International, are installed aboard the 5,400-passenger Oasis of the Seas cruise ship, which was launched recently by Royal Caribbean International. Read More...

Barco Acquires Element Labs

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• March 22, 2010

KORTRIJK, Belgium - Barco announced that it has acquired the products, intellectual property (IP) rights and know-how of Element Labs, Santa Clara, Calif., and that the "Element Labs" brand will no longer be used. Structured as an asset sales transaction, Barco obtains all product designs, rights and intellectual property of Element Labs, without assuming the liabilities of the former company.

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Apollo Design-A-Pattern Contest Benefits Behind the Scenes

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• March 15, 2010

NEW YORK - Apollo Design Technology recently made the first donation to Behind the Scenes from first year sales of the winning templates in their annual Design-A-Pattern Contest.

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