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Calvary Chapel Installs ETC Gear for Lighting Overhaul

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• October 20, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — With its four services, Calvary Chapel attracts close to 10,000 people each week, bringing together a diverse group of people. “We have little old ladies raising their hands next to bikers,” said Matt Friedman, audio/video director, “and ex-druggies worshiping next to businessmen in suits. Sometimes it reminds me of the cantina scene from the first Star Wars movie.” Read More...

Empire State Building Lit in Tie-Dyed Hues

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• October 19, 2009
NEW YORK — The Empire State Building was to be lit Oct. 19 in a tie-dyed color scheme, bringing attention to a fundraiser and exhibition at the New York Historical Society focusing on the Grateful Dead and its influences on popular culture. Read More...

Parnelli Voting Ends Oct. 29, Tickets to Nov. 20 Gala Still Available

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• October 19, 2009
LAS VEGAS — With the Parnelli Awards voting deadline of Oct. 29 fast approaching, now is the time to cast your vote for the Parnelli award nominees of your choice and reserve your spot or table for the gala evening itself, set for Nov. 20, 2009 at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The Parnelli Awards dinner starts at 8 p.m., immediately following the Neil Diamond Crew Reunion, which starts at 7 p.m. To vote, go to www.parnelliawards.com/vote. For tickets, go to www.parnelliawards.com/reservations. Read More...

Wybron BP-2 Used On Tour with the Killers

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• October 16, 2009
MIAMI — Steven Douglas, the show/lighting/video designer on the current tour for the Killers, has been using a lighting rig that includes 41 Mac 2000 washes, 34 VL 3000 Spots, 52 ColorBlast 12s, 18 i-Pix BB4s, 18 GLP Impressions and 27 Atomic Strobes with scrollers. The gear list also includes the Wybron BP-2 Beam Luminaire. Read More...

Martin Gear Lights Up Venetian Ballroom for Weddings

PLSN Staff •
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• October 16, 2009
GARFIELD, NJ —MYI Audio/Video Design & Installation supplied and installed a Martin lighting rig for the Venetian’s multi-use ballroom including four MAC 2000 Performance and 13 MAC 575 Krypton moving heads, nine MX-10 scanners and 12 Stagebar 54 LED luminaires, all controlled via a Martin LightJockey system.
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Madonna, U2 and AC/DC Tours Top Billboard List for 2009

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• October 16, 2009
NEW YORK — Madonna, U2 and AC/DC are among the finalists for Billboard’s 2009 Billboard Touring Awards, which will be awarded Nov. 5. The awards are based on box office results globally from Oct. 1, 2008, through Sept. 30, 2009. Read More...

Primetime Emmy Awards Ceremony Uses Christie Projectors

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• October 15, 2009
LOS ANGELES — American Hi Definition, Inc. supported the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards telecast from the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live with six Christie Roadster HD18K projectors. Read More...

“Bye Bye Birdie” Rig Controlled with ETC Consoles

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• October 14, 2009
NEW YORK — The newly-rebuilt 1,016-seat Henry Miller’s Theater is staging the musical Bye Bye Birdie, lit by Ken Billington and programmed on the theater’s new ETC Eos and ETC Ion lighting control consoles. Read More...

Dodd Technologies Supports Valpak’s “Coupon U” Event

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• October 14, 2009
ST. LOUIS — Dodd Technologies, Inc. (DTI) produced Valpak Direct Marketing Services Inc.’s annual national sales meeting and awards event for the sixth consecutive year, known as Coupon U, and staged in America’s Center in St. Louis. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Helps Take Fashion Line Into the Future

PLSN Staff •
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• October 12, 2009
NEW YORK — It won’t be that long before Dutch apparel manufacturer G-Star Raw’s 2010 spring and summer fashions are being worn by its customers. But for the company’s recent showing at the recent New York Fashion Week, Scharff Weisberg helped project a look that went much farther into the future. Read More...

Serapid Stage Lifts Installed at the AT&T PAC in Dallas

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• October 9, 2009
DALLAS—Serapid LinkLift mechanical lift columns have been installed at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theater as well as the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, part of the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Read More...

Nominations Open for USITT Young Designer Awards

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• October 9, 2009
SYRACUSE, NY — USITT will again be giving its Awards for Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts based on a review of portfolios and letters of nomination from current USITT members. Students can start the nominations process at http://www.usitt.org/YoungDesignersTechnicians.aspx. Read More...

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