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College Event at Space Center Lit with American DJ, Elation

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• May 20, 2009

HUNTSVILLE, AL — The 68,200-square-foot Davidson Center For Space Exploration, home of the original Saturn V rocket, also hosted a special event for Oakwood College. Sutherland Sight and Sound lit the event with gear from sister companies American DJ, Elation and Global Truss.
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Bad Boy Joins Donald Trump in the Boardroom

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• May 20, 2009
NEW YORK — For the live finale of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice with at the American Museum of Natural History, LD Matt Ford relied upon a rig provided by VX Lighting and supplied by Production Resource Group, LLC (PRG). Read More...

MGM Grand at Foxwoods Bets on Robe

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• May 20, 2009
LEDYARD, CT — Over 140 Robe moving lights have been installed into the new 3,800 seat theatre and two ballrooms at the MGM Grand Casino at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Read More...

Impression LED Moving Head Now ETL-Approved

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• May 19, 2009

LOS ANGELES — The Impression LED moving head has been ETL approved, according to Elation Professional. The cETLus certification for the U.S. and Canada means the fixture complies with UL standards and can therefore be specified for permanent installations and other uses where ETL approval is required. Read More...

Seneca College Adds Vista Systems Spyder

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• May 19, 2009
TORONTO — Seneca College has added a Vista Systems Spyder to its video facilities at the School of Communication Arts (SCA).  The college has more than 100,000 students and the SCA offers multiple TV studios for students to explore animation, graphic design, game art and animation, visual effects, television, radio, journalism, digital media, creative advertising, corporate media production, digital photography and independent music production.  Read More...

Sapsis Rigging Projects Highlight Creativity, Flexibility

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• May 19, 2009
NEW YORK — Anyone who thinks that rigging companies might be burdened with dull routine need look no further than two recent projects faced by Sapsis Rigging for evidence to the contrary. Read More...

Lighting for Broadway’s Rock of Ages Controlled by ETC Eos

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• May 18, 2009
NEW YORK — Broadway’s Rock of Ages isn’t just a tribute to the rock anthems of the 1980s, it also pays homage to the glam lighting of that era’s rock concerts, including the first moving lights and not-so-quiet riot of special effects. Read More...

LED Source Names Washburn Director of Sales for its Entertainment Division

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• May 14, 2009
WELLINGTON, FL — LED Source named Jeff Washburn as director of sales / Entertainment division, a new position. He will lead the company’s Rental and Production business and Hospitality install markets for the company, managing and expanding its sales staff. Read More...

Tanoue Named President of FOR-A

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• May 14, 2009
FORT LEE, NJ — FOR-A Corporation of America named Hiro Tanoue president. Tanoue will also continue to serve as president of FOR-A Latin America, Inc. Tanoue is a 14-year veteran with the company. Read More...

Analog Way to Offer Soft Edge Blending Class at InfoComm 2009

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• May 13, 2009
ORLANDO — Analog Way will offer training sessions focusing on soft edge blending at its InfoComm booth this year, # 3323. Attendees who learn the technique will receive an Analog Way Soft Edge Blending Certificate Of Achievement Level 1, which is recognized by InfoComm’s International Certified Technology Specialists (CTS) Credential Committee. Read More...

Platinum of Birmingham Gleams with Chauvet Gear

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• May 13, 2009
BIRMINGHAM, AL — Platinum of Birmingham recently received a lighting facelift from Jack Kelly, owner of Eye Dialogue and a dealer for Chauvet, and club owner Lewall Taylor, known as Tee, said that patrons are now finding nuances they previously overlooked. Read More...

Ultra Music Festival 2009 Lit with MAC III Profiles

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• May 13, 2009
MIAMI — The 11th edition of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, staged on the waterfront at Bicentennial Park, attracted 70,000 revelers to hear Tiësto, Black Eyed Peas, The Prodigy, Paul Van Dyk, Bloc Party and other acts. Read More...

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