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Elation Lights, Global Truss Used at Whim Nightclub in Pittsburgh

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• January 13, 2010
PITTSBURGH, PA - The lighting and truss designs play a key role in club owner Gabriel Fontana's transformation of an older 13,000-square-foot venue located in the riverfront Station Square district into a Vegas-styled mega club. Fontana, who also owns the S Bar on the city's south side, called his new venue Whim. Read More...

Topping Off Ceremony for Chicago Hospital Lit by Coemar, Other Gear

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• January 13, 2010
CHICAGO - Windy City Music Sound & Lighting using gear from Coemar and Barco/High End Systems for a topping-off ceremony that marked the structural completion of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, which is set to open in 2012. Read More...

Techni-Lux Plans Winter 2010 Road Show

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• January 13, 2010
 ORLANDO, FL - Techni-Lux has announced its Winter 2010 Road Show, which will take place throughout the southeastern U.S. Techni-Lux has partnered up with several dealers to demo their LED and lighting gear, including the new UltraLED line, SGM and Dexel products. Workshops will also be conducted, and food will be served. Read More...

Submarine Trainees Get Immersive Visuals with 18 Barco Projectors

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• January 13, 2010
NEWPORT, RI - An 18-projector system using Barco gear is giving submarine trainees immersive visuals with the prototype Submarine Bridge Trainer (SBT) program that is part of the U.S. Navy's Naval Undersea Warfare Center. Read More...

PRG and New York City Go Green for the Holidays

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• January 11, 2010
NEW YORK - PRG Scenic Technologies helped American Christmas, which specializes in holiday décor, go green with their display outside the McGraw-Hill building at 1221 6th Avenue. The traditional display has been replaced with an oversized string of 31 LED holiday lights. Read More...

City Theatrical Adds Six SHoW DMX OEM Partners

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• January 11, 2010
CARLSTADT, NJ - City Theatrical added six SHoW DMX OEM partners: Altman Lighting (U.S.), Bytecraft (Australia), Global Design Solutions (U.K.), LDDE (Austria), Ocean Optics (U.S.) and Remote Control Lighting (U.K.), with new products that include architectural lighting fittings, battery-powered LED fixtures and outdoor color-changing wash fixtures. Read More...

PLSN University Adds Seminars, Teams with TSU

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• January 11, 2010
LAS VEGAS and AUSTIN, TX - The PLSN Academy of Production Technology has announced a new series of classes for 2010. In addition to the seminars scheduled in Toronto (Feb 1-3), Steamboat Springs, Colorado (March 15-17), and Austin (April 7-9), a new seminar for entry-level electricians, technicians, and students has been scheduled in San Marcos, Texas on March 8-10. Read More...

JB-lighting Debuts JBLED A4, Announces Licensing Agreement

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• January 11, 2010
NORTH CREEK, NY - JB-lighting and its U.S./Mexico distributor, Creative Stage Lighting (CSL), announced a new product, the JBLED A4, a licensing agreement with Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions, and ETL certification for the JBLED A7. Read More...

WorldStage Absorbs Theatrical Concepts

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• January 8, 2010
NEW YORK - WorldStage, Inc., the holding company for Scharff Weisberg, Inc. (SWI) and Video Applications, Inc. (VAI), has reached an agreement with Steve Gilbard, owner and CEO of Theatrical Concepts, Inc. (TCI) to integrate their substantial equipment assets and appoint Gilbard as Senior Technologist. Read More...

Electro Acoustics Uses Vista Spyder at Hillcrest Baptist Church

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• January 8, 2010
CEDAR HILL, TX - Fort Worth-based Electro Acoustics, Inc. used a Vista Spyder X20 to create videowall effects in the new youth center at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Primarily a design-build firm, Electro Acoustics works with architects and clients to provide turnkey audio, video, acoustics, lighting and control systems. Read More...

ArKaos Keeps Visuals Spinning on Tiesto World Tour

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• January 8, 2010
LAS VEGAS - Top-ranking DJ Tiësto kicked off his current Kaleidoscope world tour last fall, with over 200 shows planned on five continents for an 18-month span. Unlimited Productions BV is producing the tour with visual content designed by Montreal-based Moment Factory. Read More...

NAMM, PLSN Offer Hands-On Training

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• January 7, 2010
ANAHEIM, CA - If you haven't been to the NAMM Show in a while, there are plenty of reasons for production professionals to go this year. PLSN is providing three educational opportunities to registered attendees at no additional charge. Read More...

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