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Nominate Your Hometown Heroes for 2009

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• June 8, 2009
LAS VEGAS — Each year PLSN honors regional lighting production companies with our Hometown Heroes awards. These awards honor the best regional lighting production company in six regions across North America: the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest, Southwest and Canada. The best part about this is that PLSN readers — the people who actually work with these companies — get to decide who’s really the best. Read More...

Cannery Casino Resorts, Chauvet Bring Vegas to Pennsylvania

PLSN Staff •
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• June 8, 2009
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh area residents no longer have to hop on a plane to get a taste of Las Vegas. Cannery Casino Resorts, a Las Vegas casino developer, and Chauvet have brought a bit of Vegas to North Strabane, Penn., located on Pittsburgh’s southern fringe. Read More...

PRG Distribution at Tannoy’s InfoComm Demo Room

PLSN Staff •
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• June 8, 2009
ORLANDO — PRG Distribution North America will be teaming up with Tannoy complementing that company's audio gear in its demo room, #W205A, with lighting gear demos as well. Read More...

A.C.T Lighting to Distribute Global Design Solutions LiteWare

PLSN Staff •
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• June 8, 2009
LOS ANGELES — A.C.T Lighting is now the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor for the LiteWare stand-alone, battery-powered, DMX-controllable RGB light manufactured by Bristol, U.K.-based Global Design Solutions. Read More...

Showbeam 2.5 Joins Three North American Tours

PLSN Staff •
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• June 7, 2009
AUSTIN, TX —Barco announced that High End Systems’ Showbeam 2.5 is being used on three major tours — No Doubt, The Crystal Method and the upcoming Aerosmith tour. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Stays Busy on Broadway

PLSN Staff •
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• June 7, 2009
NEW YORK—Scharff Weisberg, Inc. had a busy season on and off Broadway supplying three productions—33 Variations, Impressionism and Distracted—with comprehensive video system packages designed to be user-friendly and adaptable to the needs of very different shows. Read More...

Stage Research To Distribute ETS SDS887, InstaSnake

PLSN Staff •
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• June 7, 2009
NORTHFIELD, OH — Stage Research has become a distributor of two new products, SDS887 and InstaSnake, both from Fremont, Calif.-based Energy Transformation Systems, Inc. (ETS). SDS887 is a UTP Video Distribution Hub with four baseband video signals transmitting through the distribution amplifier creating 32 outputs. The InstaSnake (PA200 Series) is a pro-audio Sub Snake. Read More...

Tribeca Film Event Uses Hippotizer for Logos on “Marquee”

PLSN Staff •
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• June 7, 2009
NEW YORK — During the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year, Vanity Fair used a 4-foot-by-41-foot Barco LED wall programmed to resemble a large marquee as a key visual element for an event held at the State Supreme Court building in downtown Manhattan. Read More...

Priscilla, Queen of The Desert Musical Uses grandMA Console

PLSN Staff •
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• June 7, 2009
LONDON — A new musical, based on an Oscar-winning Australian movie, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of The Desert is using a grandMA full-size console to control the moving lighting rig. Read More...

Total Structures and Epic Equip Club Nokia/LA Live

PLSN Staff •
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• June 7, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Total Structures recently provided Epic Production Technologies with over 500 feet of its Element 12 and Element 20 truss for the 2,300 capacity, 59,000-square-foot nightclub venue, Club Nokia LA Live. Read More...

2009 Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards Available

PLSN Staff •
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• June 7, 2009
NEW YORK, NY — The ESTA Foundation announced the 2009 Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards created by some industry LDs.  Four designs are offered this year by Douglas Schmidt, Beowulf Borritt, Andrew Hefter and Tim Hunter Design. Read More...

More Riders Sign Up for the Long Reach Long Riders

PLSN Staff •
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• June 7, 2009
PHILADELPHIA—The number of bikes registered to ride in the 6th annual Long Reach Long Rider charity motorcycle ride has reached an all time high. Read More...

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