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Silpada National Conference Lighting Controlled by Jands Vista

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• December 9, 2009
KANSAS CITY, MO — LD Dave Boser of Image Technologies Corp. chose a pair of Jands Vista I3 consoles to provide lighting control for the Silpada Designs 2009 National Convention. Read More...

Creative Stage Lighting Selling Vari-Lite, Strong Gear

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• December 9, 2009
NORTH CREEK, NY — Creative Stage Lighting has announced that it has become an authorized dealer of Vari-Lite and Strong Entertainment Lighting products. Both brands are now available from Creative Stage Lighting to CSL dealers. Read More...

LMG Touring Control Package Keeps Train Tour Rolling

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• December 9, 2009
NEW ORLEANS — Train’s fall tour, supporting the band’s new album, Save Me, San Francisco, is rolling across the U.S. with lighting, video and audio support from LMG Touring. Read More...

HSL Supplies Lighting, Video for The Swedish House Mafia

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• December 9, 2009
LONDON — HSL supplied lighting and video equipment plus crew, and designed a custom DJ booth for two recent sold-out performances by The Swedish House Mafia at Brixton Academy. The shows were presented and produced by Cream and Loudsound Events and HSL was working for technical co-ordinators, BPM, who also supplied pyro and lasers. Read More...

ETC Ion Used for Comedy Central’s Sarah Silverman Program

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• December 9, 2009
NEW YORK — The lighting team on Comedy Central’s The Sarah Silverman Program are using ETC’s Ion lighting control system to deal with the high-pressure, fast-paced challenges of single-camera television production. Read More...

BocaTV Uses Broadcast Pix Production System

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• December 9, 2009
BOCA RATON, FL — With one part-time and two full-time employees, BocaTV, the local cable channel covering city council meetings here, is not about to be confused with CNN, or even C-SPAN, for that matter. Read More...

In Memoriam: Carl Massano, 56

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• December 8, 2009
Carl Massano, creative director at SKB Corporation, passed away on Dec. 2, 2009 after a lengthy illness.  A graduate of Queens College, CUNY, Massano founded Massano Design with his wife, Carolyn, where he began producing graphics for SKB Corporation. In 1992, SKB acquired Massano Design. Read More...

Robe DigitalSpots Deployed at AUSA Convention

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• December 7, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC — Scecon, a Virginia-based design and fabrication company, used Robe DigitalSpot 7000 DTs to project onto a “floating touch screen” at the center of a large booth at the 2009 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Convention held in the Washington Convention Center. Read More...

Winspear Opera House Chandelier Gets Rave Reviews

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• December 7, 2009
DALLAS, TX — Opera productions at the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House in the new AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas are opening to rave reviews — even before the fat lady sings. The reason: a chandelier controlled by custom rigging from J. R. Clancy. Read More...

Lighting Tech Killed in Fall from Catwalk

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• December 7, 2009
WEST PALM BEACH — Fenton "Andy" Hollingsworth, 27, a lighting technician at the 300-seat Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse, part of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, was killed Dec. 3 after falling from a 30-foot-high catwalk. Read More...

UVLD Lights 2010 Auto Introduction in Chicago

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• December 4, 2009
CHICAGO — Unlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD), designer Andy Henry and Gail & Rice worked together to provide lighting and video for a major automaker’s 2010 lineup, which was introduced over two days in Chicago at the Arie Crown Theater and McCormick Place. Read More...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts Get Assist from Lighting, Video

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• December 4, 2009
NEW YORK — Rock fans savored two nights of performances marking the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 25th year at Madison Square Garden. U2, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Mick Jagger, James Taylor, Jerry Lee Lewis, Billy Joel, Metallica, Sting, Jeff Beck and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among the top artists performing. Read More...
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