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Martin MACs Light Broadway’s “Rock of Ages”

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• November 17, 2009
NEW YORK — Jason Lyons, LD for the Broadway musical Rock of Ages, is using a Martin MAC rig for the rock anthem-infused love story at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Read More...

Kelly Leadership Center Gets Assist from Middle Atlantic

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• November 17, 2009
MANASSAS, VA — The new Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center was built for Virginia’s Prince William school system at a cost of $37.5 million. Techniarts, the AV installer, chose Middle Atlantic furniture and equipment enclosures for all of the control and conference rooms. Read More...

All the Pool’s a Stage at Borgata Water Club

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• November 17, 2009
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Staging Dimensions, Inc. helped the Borgata Water Club optimize usable floorspace for special events. The clear pool cover involved coming up with a modular system that was easy to assemble, disassemble and store. Read More...

Book Signing at LDI: Battle of the Titans

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• November 16, 2009
ORLANDO — Authors Richard Cadena, James Moody and Steven Shelley will be squaring off later this week — not in a boxing ring or octagon, but at PLSN’s LDI booth #1506 (Friday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 4 p.m.). Read More...

Hitachi SK-HD1000 HD Cameras Head To Olympics

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• November 13, 2009
VANCOUVER, BC — Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. announced that Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, the Canadian broadcaster of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, will use 39 new Hitachi SK-HD1000 multi-standard, multiformat studio/field cameras for its coverage of the Games. Read More...

D&P and DPI Update Visitor Experience at Carter Library

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• November 13, 2009
ATLANTA, GA — Design and Production Inc. (D&P) and Digital Projection International (DPI) played a role in the $8.5 million renovation of the Carter Presidential Library and Museum, which now offers visitors a six-panel projector-supplied rotunda, an interactive touch-table and other imagery-infused educational experiences. Read More...

World’s Largest Cruise Ship Equipped with Martin Gear

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• November 13, 2009
PORT EVERGLADES, FL — On Dec. 5, the world’s largest cruise liner ever built, the 1,181-foot-long Oasis of the Seas, part of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line fleet, will set sail on its maiden voyage with lighting and atmospheric visuals provided by Martin Professional gear. Read More...

VH1 Classic’s “That Metal Show” Gets New Look

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• November 12, 2009
NEW YORK — For That Metal Show, which is returning for its third season on VH1 Classic, “we steered away from an ‘80s-style set and took the look in an entirely different direction,” said Jeff Baumgardner, show producer. Read More...

Coolux Pandoras Box Used for “Memphis” on Broadway

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• November 12, 2009
NEW YORK — Coolux Pandoras Box made its Broadway debut this fall with the stage production of Memphis, using real-time tracking to bring a new level of visual interaction to the rotating set. Read More...

Heidelberg USA Booth Uses PRG S400 Power and Data System

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• November 12, 2009
CHICAGO — PRG’s Corporate and Trade Show Services supported the 30,000-square-foot booth for Heidelberg USA at the Print 09 trade show at McCormick Place. LD Jim Terry of Keynote Lighting & Design, whose design called for 137 automated lights, credited PRG’s Series 400 power and data distribution system for keeping costs in check. Read More...

SAA Supports Jay-Z, Alicia Keys for World Series Game 2

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• November 12, 2009
BRONX, NY — Before the Star Spangled Banner, viewers of Game 2 of the World Series at Yankees Stadium heard Jay-Z and Alicia Keys perform Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind,” with Select Artists Associates providing the roll-on stage and audio system for the performance. Read More...

ESTA Announces 2010 Board of Directors

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• November 11, 2009
NEW YORK—The Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA) has elected its 2010 Board of Directors. Elected to their first terms were Manufacturer Director, Charlie Davidson and Professional Services Director, Jules Lauve. Charlie is the Chief Operating Officer for ARRI Inc. and Jules is an Associate at Theatre Projects Consultants. Read More...

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