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GoVision Gear Supports NCAA Final Four Weekend

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• May 12, 2009
DETROIT — The NCAA’s Final Four Weekend got an eight-faceted form of video support this year with GoVision assisting with LED screens above the basketball court. The Keller, Texas-based company also rolled its GoBigger unit to support related events outside the arena. Read More...

Airport Visuals Use Electrosonic ImageStar HD Video Processors

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• May 12, 2009
RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC — A new advertising display from Clear Channel Interspace Airport is greeting travelers passing through Raleigh-Durham International Airport with imagery provided by a pair of Electrosonic ImageStar HD video processors. Read More...

UVLD Lights Debut for Harley-Davidson Branded Semi

PLSN Staff •
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• May 12, 2009
LOUISVILLE, KY — Unlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) lit one of the highlights at the 38th annual Mid-America Trucking Show with the reveal for Navistar’s new International LoneStar Harley-Davidson Special Edition Semi. Read More...

Falcon Illuminates North Atlanta’s Sovereign Tower

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• May 11, 2009
ATLANTA — On a clear night, the Sovereign Tower in north Atlanta is visible from up to 30 miles away.  CD+M Lighting Design Group chose six Falcon Static Arc 3k Xenon fixtures made by Alpha One for the architectural installation. Read More...

Rig for Rock Induction Ceremony Included Coemar Gear

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• May 11, 2009
CLEVELAND — The honorees at the 24th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony have lit up crowds who have, in turn, showed their appreciation by lighting up everything over the decades from butane lighters to cell phones. Read More...

Christie Lites Takes On WrestleMania XXV with grandMA Consoles

PLSN Staff •
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• May 8, 2009
HOUSTON — Christie Lites supplied four grandMA consoles, four grandMA Lites and a 12-person crew for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)’s WrestleMania XXV, telecast on pay-per-view from Reliant Stadium in Houston. Read More...

ESTA/USITT Rigging Safety Course Set for July 24-26

PLSN Staff •
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• May 8, 2009
NEW YORK — The Joint Training Initiative of The ESTA Foundation and USITT announces a Rigging Safety Training Session to be held at Highline Performing Arts Center, Burien, Wash. The event will be hosted and co-produced by Highline PAC in association with Highline Public Schools. Read More...

IGNITE Music Festival Stays Lit with GoVision Display

PLSN Staff •
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• May 8, 2009
BURLESON, TX — Heavy rain couldn’t extinguish  the IGNITE Passion, Compassion, Justice festival, one of the Southwest’s biggest Christian music festivals recently. The soggy conditions also failed to short-circuit the wide-screen LED visuals provided by Keller, Texas-based GoVision. Read More...

Elton John Lit by Martin MAC Gear in Mexico, South America

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• May 8, 2009
MEXICO CITY — Before launching his current world tour with a full band, Elton John performed a series of solo concerts in South America and Mexico with a rig equipped with Martin MAC moving lights. The concerts benefited Buchanan’s Forever, a charity that supports local community enrichment programs. Read More...

Hard Rock Hotel’s $60M Venue, The New Joint, Ups Ante with New Gear

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• May 8, 2009
LAS VEGAS — The New Joint, a $60 million venue that opened last month at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, is equipped with lighting and control products from High End Systems. LD Alex Ares, pictured here, and Montreal-based Solotech worked with a gear list that includes 13 Showguns, four DL.3 digital lights with a D-Tek D-Mix Pro switcher, two Showpix pixelation luminaires and a Road Hog Full Boar console. Read More...

Elation Lights Up Thunder Hockey Team At Stockton Arena

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• May 8, 2009
STOCKTON, CA — Since arriving here for the 2005/2006 season, the Thunder hockey team has resonated with Stockton area sports fans, leading the ECHL league in attendance for four consecutive seasons.  The team plays every game before a packed house at Stockton Arena, a 10,000-seat facility located along the city’s downtown waterfront. Read More...

In Memoriam: Randall “Poodie” Locke, 56

PLSN Staff •
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• May 7, 2009
Randall “Poodie” Locke, road manager for Willie Nelson, died May 6 after suffering a heart attack at his home in Briarcliff, Texas. Locke was 56. Having worked with Nelson since 1974, Locke was described as “the heart and soul of the road crew” by Nelson’s biographer, Joe Nick Patoski, author of An Epic Life. Read More...

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