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City Theatrical Adds Six SHoW DMX OEM Partners

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• January 11, 2010
CARLSTADT, NJ - City Theatrical added six SHoW DMX OEM partners: Altman Lighting (U.S.), Bytecraft (Australia), Global Design Solutions (U.K.), LDDE (Austria), Ocean Optics (U.S.) and Remote Control Lighting (U.K.), with new products that include architectural lighting fittings, battery-powered LED fixtures and outdoor color-changing wash fixtures. Read More...

PLSN University Adds Seminars, Teams with TSU

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• January 11, 2010
LAS VEGAS and AUSTIN, TX - The PLSN Academy of Production Technology has announced a new series of classes for 2010. In addition to the seminars scheduled in Toronto (Feb 1-3), Steamboat Springs, Colorado (March 15-17), and Austin (April 7-9), a new seminar for entry-level electricians, technicians, and students has been scheduled in San Marcos, Texas on March 8-10. Read More...

JB-lighting Debuts JBLED A4, Announces Licensing Agreement

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• January 11, 2010
NORTH CREEK, NY - JB-lighting and its U.S./Mexico distributor, Creative Stage Lighting (CSL), announced a new product, the JBLED A4, a licensing agreement with Philips Solid-State Lighting Solutions, and ETL certification for the JBLED A7. Read More...

WorldStage Absorbs Theatrical Concepts

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• January 8, 2010
NEW YORK - WorldStage, Inc., the holding company for Scharff Weisberg, Inc. (SWI) and Video Applications, Inc. (VAI), has reached an agreement with Steve Gilbard, owner and CEO of Theatrical Concepts, Inc. (TCI) to integrate their substantial equipment assets and appoint Gilbard as Senior Technologist. Read More...

Electro Acoustics Uses Vista Spyder at Hillcrest Baptist Church

PLSN Staff •
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• January 8, 2010
CEDAR HILL, TX - Fort Worth-based Electro Acoustics, Inc. used a Vista Spyder X20 to create videowall effects in the new youth center at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Primarily a design-build firm, Electro Acoustics works with architects and clients to provide turnkey audio, video, acoustics, lighting and control systems. Read More...

ArKaos Keeps Visuals Spinning on Tiesto World Tour

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• January 8, 2010
LAS VEGAS - Top-ranking DJ Tiësto kicked off his current Kaleidoscope world tour last fall, with over 200 shows planned on five continents for an 18-month span. Unlimited Productions BV is producing the tour with visual content designed by Montreal-based Moment Factory. Read More...

NAMM, PLSN Offer Hands-On Training

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• January 7, 2010
ANAHEIM, CA - If you haven't been to the NAMM Show in a while, there are plenty of reasons for production professionals to go this year. PLSN is providing three educational opportunities to registered attendees at no additional charge. Read More...

In Memoriam: Ryan Gregory, 29

PLSN Staff •
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• January 5, 2010
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Ryan Gregory, 29, a longtime employee of Olden Lighting in Austin, Texas, died Jan. 4 after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends at the time of his passing. Read More...

4Wall Acquires BSL Assets, Opens 4Wall-DC, Partners with Showcall

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• January 5, 2010
WASHINGTON, DC - 4Wall has announced a move into the Washington, D.C. market with the acquisition of the assets of theatrical lighting company BSL Productions, which had operated for some 35 years. 4Wall opened the doors of 4Wall-DC, the company's newest location, on Jan. 4, 2009. Read More...

In Memoriam: Robert S. Barber, 54

PLSN Staff •
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• January 4, 2010
Robert S. Barber, president and CEO of BMI Supply, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 1, 2010. He was 54 years old. BMI Supply noted that Barber took great pride in serving his customers and pledged to continue operating with the same customer service and business principles. Read More...

Element Labs Partners with LightParts, Lighting Hospital

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• December 31, 2009
SANTA CLARA, CA - Element Labs announced a partnership with two parts and repair firms: LightParts (Austin, Texas) and Lighting Hospital (Bristol, U.K.). Customers in the Americas and Asia will be serviced by LightParts and those in Europe, Mid-East and Africa (EMEA) will be supported by Lighting Hospital. Read More...

Niles Creative Group Creates 3D Images on Barco Screen in Daylight

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• December 29, 2009
PHILADELPHIA - Niles Creative Group used the 10-million pixel Barco LED wall at the indoor Comcast Experience to a new dimension for Comcast's 2009 Christmas Spectacular, producing the world's first daylight-viewable 3D experience. Read More...
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