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ESTA Announces Finalists for 2nd Annual Rock Our World Awards

PLSN Staff •
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• September 9, 2009
NEW YORK—ESTA has announced the finalists in their second annual Rock Our World Awards. Winners will be named at the ESTA Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony at LDI 2009.   Read More...

Parnelli Award Nominations Close Friday, Sept. 11

PLSN Staff •
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• September 8, 2009
LAS VEGAS  — Nominations are being accepted online to honor those individuals and companies for exceptional work in the pro lighting and staging field, and this window of opportunity will be closing Friday, Sept. 11, at 5 p.m. PST, so go to www.parnelliawards.com and click on the Parnelli Awards nomination link today. Read More...

PLSN September 2010 Buyers Guide Expanded Chart

PLSN Staff •
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• September 8, 2009
An Excel Spreadsheet with additional information related to the PLSN Sept. 2010 Buyers Guide gear category, Large Format Automated Lighting, will be available shortly. Read More...

CyberHoist Controls Stealth LED Screen for Britney Spears Tour

PLSN Staff •
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• September 4, 2009
ATLANTA — The circular Stealth LED video curtain, a key visual element for Britney Spears’ Circus world tour, is raised and lowered several times for every show with an XLNT Advanced Technologies CyberHoist motion control system. Read More...

Sapsis Rigging A Finalist for Two Rock Our World Awards

PLSN Staff •
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• September 4, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Sapsis Rigging, Inc has been nominated for two ESTA Rock Our World awards. The SRI ProPlus Fall Protection Systems line of fall arrest equipment has been nominated in the products category and Anthropodino — Ernesto Neto art installation at the New York Park Avenue Armory has been nominated in the
projects category.
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Lighting “MTV Unplugged” for the Web

PLSN Staff •
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• September 4, 2009
All Time Low lit by Vibrant Design
NEW YORK — Vibrant Design LD Christopher Landy provided the design for six “MTV Unplugged” shows that debuted on the Web at www.unplugged.mtv.com. Along with All Time Low, pictured here, Landy lit Adele, Silversun Pickups, Paramore, Katy Perry and Vampire Weekend. Read More...

Barco Partners with STS for Cinema Installation Services

PLSN Staff •
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• September 3, 2009
SACRAMENTO, CA — Barco is partnering with Strong Technical Services (STS) for on-site installation and maintenance services for Barco’s U.S. customers. STS, a subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong Inc., was established in 2006. Read More...

Furman Gear Used for Lutron NYC Showroom

PLSN Staff •
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• September 3, 2009
NEW YORK — Lutron Electronics is using Furman’s Elite-15 PF i and F1500-UPS power management solutions with the A/V components at Lutron’s NYC Experience Showroom in the Decoration & Design (D&D) building. Read More...

HaiVision Names Al-Daccak Senior VP of Engineering

PLSN Staff •
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• September 3, 2009
MONTREAL and CHICAGO — HaiVision Network Video named Mahmoud J. Al-Daccak senior vice president of engineering. In this role, Al-Daccak will oversee product and solutions development for the company and its clients. He joins HaiVision with more than 21 years of product development and senior technology management experience. Read More...

Martin Professional, Others Sponsor Worship Arts Technology Summit

PLSN Staff •
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• September 3, 2009
MUSKEGON, MI — The Worship Arts Technology Summit (WATS) will be held September 14 to 16, 2009 at the Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference Center on the shores of Lake Michigan. Martin Professional, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc., Yamaha Corporation of America and Shure are sponsors. Read More...

ESTA Announces New Projects for Rigging-Related Standards

PLSN Staff •
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• September 1, 2009
ESTA’s Rigging Working Group approved the initiation of two new projects related to rigging-related standards for temporary ground-supported structures and the recommended use of fall protection with such structures. Read More...

PLSN Hometown Hero Regional Winners Announced

PLSN Staff •
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• August 31, 2009
LAS VEGAS, NV — The regional winners of the PLSN’s 2009 Hometown Hero voting competition are: Northwest — Hollywood Lighting Services, Inc., Portland, Ore. Southwest — Eggshell Lighting Company Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii. Midwest — Theatrical Media Services, Inc.,  Omaha, Neb.  Southeast — Atlanta Sound and Lighting, Atlanta, Ga. Northeast — Starlite Productions, Cherry Hill, N.J. Canada — Midnite Hour Productions, Toronto, Ontario. Read More...

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