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Britney Spears’ Circus Tour Supported by ShowFX

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• April 9, 2009
VANCOUVER, BC — ShowFX announced that it has created a number of stage elements for Britney Spears’ current Circus tour, including flying picture frames, circus props, tiger cages, magic illusions, special effects and a 50-seat “Ringside VIP Experience.” Read More...

Chris Tomlin “Hello Love” Tour Using MAC III Profiles

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• April 9, 2009
WINSTON SALEM, NC — Christian artist Chris Tomlin’s “Hello Love” tour is playing arenas across the U.S. into 2010, lit by MAC III Profiles and other fixtures spec’d by Jon Weir of production company and lighting supplier Majestic Productions Inc., Summitville, Ind. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Reworks Plot for G-Star Raw Fashion Show

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• April 9, 2009
NEW YORK — G-Star Raw’s fashion show for its fall 2009 collection, part of the Mercedes Benz Fall 2009 Fashion Week, was lit by Scharff Weisberg. The event was staged by Sightline Productions and Dizon Inc. in New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Read More...

UVLD, Drury Event Group Light Up Tech Fest in Vegas

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• April 9, 2009
LAS VEGAS — Corporate extravaganzas may be less extravagant these days, but people still enjoy a good party. The creative challenge for the party-givers is to do just as much — or more — with less. Read More...

Da-Lite Web Site Showcases Custom Projection Screens

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• April 9, 2009
WARSAW, IN — The Da-Lite Design Center is for projects requiring custom projection screens, and also features the screen company’s line of wood products, including media work stations, lecterns and equipment rack carts. Read More...

Yankee Stadium’s New HD Display Has Over 8.6M LEDs

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• April 9, 2009
BRONX, NY — Yankee Stadium opened the season with the latest HD Diamond Vision™ display in center field from Mitsubishi Electric, which has been providing LED video displays for the team since 1983 and for major league baseball since 1980. The screen features 1080 resolution from more than eight million LEDs (light-emitting diodes) for replays, updates from around the league and messaging. Read More...

Wybron Tweaks Gel Swatch iPhone App, Plans More

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• April 9, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Wybron’s Gel Swatch Library Version 1.3, which has nearly 1,000 gel colors, now features Spectral Energy Distribution (SED) graphs five times larger than the app’s previous graphs, revealing color details for lighting production professionals. Read More...

USITT Book Profiles Jules Fisher’s Career

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• April 9, 2009
NEW YORK — The career of Jules Fisher, a Tony-Award winning lighting designer who won USITT’s 2009 Distinguished Achievement Award in Lighting Design, is portrayed in a new book USITT, The Designs of Jules Fisher, written by Delbert Unruh. It is the fifth in a series of works on living designers produced by USITT.  Read More...

ESTA Announces Peer Group Program for Members

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• April 9, 2009
NEW YORK — ESTA recently introduced the Business Peer Group Advisory Program (BPGAP), an opportunity for members to meet regularly with a small group of people from the industry with similar business issues, questions and solutions. The program provides a forum where members can discuss, share and brainstorm to help their businesses and each other. Read More...

Blue Planet Lighting Acquires Theatreworks Inventory

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• April 8, 2009
BRANSON, MO — Blue Planet Lighting said it has recently purchased all assets of the former lighting company, Theatreworks, LLC.  BPL won a bid from the state of Missouri which included all of the former company’s new and used stock, rental gear, furniture, computers and other items. Read More...

LMG Celebrates 25 Years; Launches New Web Site

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• April 8, 2009
ORLANDO — LMG Inc, a national provider of video, audio and lighting support, celebrated 25 years of business and launched a new Web site at www.lmg.net to showcase its legacy businesses — show technology and systems integration — and herald its newest division, concert touring. Read More...

Broitman Goes Solo

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• April 8, 2009
ASHLAND, VA — Andy Broitman announced the launch of Architainment Resources, a manufacturer’s representative agency for the Mid-Atlantic architectural, entertainment and theatrical communities. The initial product offering is a range of portable roofs, truss systems and staging systems complemented by stands and lighting fixtures and accessories. Read More...

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