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UVLD Adds Glitz to Beard Gala Honoring Women in Food

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• June 13, 2009
NEW YORK — The James Beard Foundation chose “Women in Food” as the theme for its annual awards ceremony, and Unlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) was asked to bring “the look of a polished modern awards show” to the venue, Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall, according to UVLD lighting designer Gregory Cohen. Read More...

I. Weiss Provides Stage Rigging, Fire Curtain for Henry Miller Theater

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• June 13, 2009
NEW YORK — I. Weiss provided a new stage rigging system with a motorized line shaft-operated fire curtain, 56 single purchase counterweight line sets and a new house curtain and valance for the Henry Miller Theater on Broadway. Read More...

Elation’s EVLED Video Screens Used for “World’s Fastest Beach Party”

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• June 12, 2009
LONG BEACH, CA — The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is a three-day event billed as the “World’s Fastest Beach Party,” drawing 180,000 spectators and featuring live concerts and a Lifestyle Expo with over 270,000 square feet of merchandise displays, interactive games and racing-related exhibits. Read More...

Bright Outlook for La Quinceanera Parties, Chauvet LEDs

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• June 12, 2009
MIAMI — How do you say “Sweet 16 Party” in Spanish? La Quinceañera, but parents better plan for it about one year earlier than the Anglo equivalent of this coming-of-age celebration for a girl's 15th birthday. Read More...

R&M Materials Handling, Inc. to Demo Stagemaker SM2

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• June 12, 2009
ORLANDO, FL —R&M Materials Handling, Inc. will be featuring the Stagemaker SM2 hoist at Infocomm booth #1653. The SM2 is designed for hotel ballrooms, churches, scenic arts, theatres, concert halls, clubs, exhibition halls and trade shows. Read More...

RDM Plugfest Back by Popular Demand

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• June 8, 2009
WESTLAKE, TX — ESTA said that its RDM Plugfest held in January was successful enough to be repeated in July. The informal event, dominated by technicians and engineers and not by buyers and sellers of gear, will take place in this Dallas-Fort Worth suburb and run for three days from July 17-19. Read More...

Billy Elliot Dances Home with 10 Tony Awards

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• June 8, 2009
NEW YORK—Billy Elliot, The Musical was the big winner at the 2009 Tony Awards, taking home 10 awards, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical (Lee Hall), Best Direction of a Musical (Stephen Daldry) Best Choreography in a Musical (Peter Darling), Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Ian MacNeil), Best Lighting Design (Rick Fisher) and Best Sound Design (Paul Arditti). Read More...

Artistic Licence Rack-Split RDM with RJ45 Connectors Available

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• June 8, 2009
HARROW, U.K. — Artistic Licence is following last year’s RDM Splitter Upgrade with the introduction of the Rack-Split RDM RJ45. It’s a 1-to-9-universe DMX512 splitter with isolated input, supporting both RDM and High End Systems Talkback protocol, housed in a 1RU 19-inch rack mount casing. Read More...

Nominate Your Hometown Heroes for 2009

PLSN Staff •
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• June 8, 2009
LAS VEGAS — Each year PLSN honors regional lighting production companies with our Hometown Heroes awards. These awards honor the best regional lighting production company in six regions across North America: the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest, Southwest and Canada. The best part about this is that PLSN readers — the people who actually work with these companies — get to decide who’s really the best. Read More...

Cannery Casino Resorts, Chauvet Bring Vegas to Pennsylvania

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• June 8, 2009
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh area residents no longer have to hop on a plane to get a taste of Las Vegas. Cannery Casino Resorts, a Las Vegas casino developer, and Chauvet have brought a bit of Vegas to North Strabane, Penn., located on Pittsburgh’s southern fringe. Read More...

PRG Distribution at Tannoy’s InfoComm Demo Room

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• June 8, 2009
ORLANDO — PRG Distribution North America will be teaming up with Tannoy complementing that company's audio gear in its demo room, #W205A, with lighting gear demos as well. Read More...

A.C.T Lighting to Distribute Global Design Solutions LiteWare

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• June 8, 2009
LOS ANGELES — A.C.T Lighting is now the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor for the LiteWare stand-alone, battery-powered, DMX-controllable RGB light manufactured by Bristol, U.K.-based Global Design Solutions. Read More...

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