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DPI Takes Role in InfoComm AV Technology Today Conference

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• February 14, 2010
ATLANTA, GA - Digital Projection Inc. (DPI) will assume a key sponsorship role at InfoComm's AV Technology Today conference. Set for March 18, 2010 in Washington, D.C., the conference will give AV dealers a variety of new product information and hands-on demonstrations conducted by AV equipment manufacturers. Read More...

In Memoriam: Chris Martin, 60

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• February 14, 2010
Chris Martin, a principal at Forman and Associates for the past 12 years, died Jan. 17. He was 60. Martin had a 36-year career in entertainment and architectural lighting sales. He moved to the U.S. from his native England in 1973, started with Olesen Lighting in Hollywood and worked for Colortran Inc. before joining Forman and Associates. Read More...

Lava Studio Creates Animated Set for Florida Grand Opera

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• February 12, 2010
MIAMI-Lava Studio, best known for its work in advertising, television and feature films, has collaborated with director/designer team Renaud Doucet and André Barbe on Florida Grand Opera's production of The Barber of Seville to create animated sets for its Feb. 20-March 6 run in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Read More...

SGASi Provides Rink Platform for University of Wisconsin Stadium

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• February 12, 2010
MADISON, WI - How hard can it be to turn an off-season football stadium into an outdoor hockey arena? As SGASi Production Services will tell you, it's a little more complicated than just adding water. Read More...

PRG Acquires Davis Audio Visual

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• February 10, 2010
DENVER - Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) acquired Davis Audio Visual, which provides audiovisual and computer management services for associations and corporations throughout North America and Europe. Read More...

Celine Dion Show to Return to Caesars Palace Colosseum

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• February 10, 2010
LAS VEGAS - Celine Dion, who regularly filled the 4,000-capacity Colosseum at Caesars Palace for a five-year run for A New Day from 2003 to 2007, is set to return to Caesars in mid-March 2011 for another three-year run, this time with a full orchestra. Read More...

4Wall New York Signs Pact with IATSE Local 632

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• February 10, 2010
MOONACHIE, NJ-The employees of 4Wall Entertainment New York are now covered under a new collective bargaining agreement between the company and the IATSE Local 632 of Northeast New Jersey. Read More...

USITT Planning a 50th Celebration

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• February 10, 2010
SYRACUSE, NY-USITT is planning to have special speakers and session presenters for its 50th Annual Conference in 2010, including Sally Struthers, Dr. Joel E. Rubin, the founder of USITT, Oscar Brockett and lighting designer Jennifer Tipton. Read More...

Impact Video Buys Astrovision LED Gear from Panasonic Canada

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• February 10, 2010
MONTREAL - Impact Video is stocking up on Astrovision LED displays from Panasonic Canada Inc., for use at sporting and entertainment venues in North America. Read More...

PRG Stays Busy at NAIAS

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• February 10, 2010
DETROIT - This year's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) was once again a showcase for the latest car models and concept cars, and also for booth designs and product presentation. Production Resource Group (PRG) provided lighting, video and other support to many companies, including Hyundai, Subaru, Land Rover/Jaguar, Tesla - and, most notably, Chrysler. Read More...

Stage Research Supplies School District with Software

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• February 9, 2010
GARLAND, TX - Stage Research teamed with Romeo Music in Dallas to supply 162 fully-equipped computer workstations for the fine arts programs at the Garland Independent School District (Garland ISD). Stage Research provided a wide array of software, including its best-selling Light Factory, SFX, Soft Plot, TDI-Sound and TDI-Lighting, for the Omnirax computer workstations, which Romeo outfitted with scanners, monitors and desks. Read More...

ETC Trainees Now Eligible for ETCP Renewal Credits

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• February 9, 2010
MIDDLETON, WI - ETC's electrical and rigging courses now qualify as ETCP-recognized training programs. That means that those attendees training with ETC, who might otherwise have to retake the ETCP certification exam every five years, can accumulate some of the 40 renewal credits that can serve as an alternative to the retest. Read More...
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