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UVLD Helps Springsteen Tour Ease Into Video

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• July 8, 2009
DUBLIN, Ireland — In “57 Channels,” Bruce Springsteen sings about trading his remote for a .44 magnum to adjust the picture on his big-screen TV. But if tours for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have also downplayed the big screens, video is slowly taking a more important role in the look of the shows. Read More...

Blue Planet Lighting Donates Foggers to Firefighters

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• July 8, 2009
HOLLISTER, MO — Blue Planet Lighting, which acquired fogging gear along with other equipment previously owned by Theatreworks, a former competitor, has announced plans to donate as many as 75 nearly-new LeMaitre Stage Fogger DMX units to Missouri fire departments seeking the gear for their training exercises. Read More...

SurgeX Appoints Sound Vision and Online Marketing/CRM As Manufacturers Reps

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• July 8, 2009
ZEBULON, NC — SurgeX named Sound Vision Marketing and Online Marketing/CRM as independent manufacturers representatives. Read More...

J. R. Clancy Gets ISO 9001:2008 Recertification

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• July 7, 2009
SYRACUSE, NY — J. R. Clancy has recently been recertified for the new ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems standard. The company said it is the only rigging company in the American technical theatre industry to achieve the new certification. Read More...

Video Applications Supports 2009 Milken Institute Global Conference

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• July 5, 2009
LOS ANGELES — For the fifth year, Video Applications, Inc. (VAI) provided the technical design, production management, video production, projection, audio, lighting and crewing for the Milken Institute Global Conference. Read More...

Elton John/Billy Joel “Face 2 Face” Tour Lit with Martin Gear

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• July 5, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC — Steven Cohen Productions, in conjunction with Epic Production Technologies and Syncrolite are supporting the reunion of piano men Elton John and Billy Joel for their Face 2 Face tour with a lighting rig that includes gear from Martin Professional. Read More...

Vibrant Design Helps High School Gear Up for MTV’s “Made”

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• July 5, 2009
COVENTRY, CT — Vibrant Design LD Christopher Landy used a grandMA console with a grandMA Lite on hand for backup for the lighting that turned a high school auditorium into a hip hop performance space for MTV’s Made series finale. Read More...

Comedy Festival Roof Collapses, No One Hurt

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• July 2, 2009
QUEBEC CITY — An outdoor roofing structure for the Grand Rire Comedy Festival collapsed amid wet, windy weather at about 7:30 a.m. June 30 in Quebec City’s Place d’Youville, near the city’s historic district. No one was hurt. Read More...

Da-Lite Founder Wins Inaugural InfoComm AV Award

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• July 1, 2009
ORLANDO — InfoComm International announced that Adele De Berri, the founder Da-Lite Screen Company, has  been posthumously awarded the first InfoComm International Adele De Berri Pioneers of AV Award. Read More...

MediaMation Supplies Gear for Toyota 4D Motion EFX Theater

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• July 1, 2009
DETROIT —The Detroit Science Center recently opened the Toyota Engineering Theater (TET) with X-4D motion EFX seats, projectors, screens and other gear supplied by MediaMation, Inc. Read More...

Broadcast Pix, First Option Capital Offer Financing

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• July 1, 2009
BILLERICA, MA — Broadcast Pix and First Option Capital announced a new financing program designed to help U.S.-based dealers and customers upgrade to new technology without a large initial cash outlay. Read More...

CMT Music Awards’ “Negative Space” Lit by PRG Bad Boys

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• June 29, 2009
NASHVILLE — Video and lighting filled the void left by the absence of traditional scenery for this year’s CMT Music Awards, broadcast live from the Sommet Center. Read More...

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