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Video-Hungry Eurovision Contest Serves Up Feast of Visuals

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• June 7, 2009
MOSCOW — More than 2,000 square meters of LED video animated the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, the 54th staging of the finals. Procon Event Engineering of Hamburg supplied lighting, sound, video and rigging, rolling in 42 trucks serviced by a crew of 70 technicians. Read More...

Axon Media Servers Create 360-Degree Projection at Rok Vegas

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• June 7, 2009
LAS VEGAS — SJ Lighting’s award-winning video system design for the Rok Vegas nightclub at the New York, N.Y. Hotel & Casino involved a 360-degree seamless video projection using Axon media servers from High End Systems/Barco. Read More...

Lightswitch Upgrades Looks for Monster Mansion Attraction

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• June 7, 2009
ATLANTA — Six Flags over Georgia’ 27-year-old Monster Plantation attraction recently underwent a multimillion-dollar upgrade and was reopened recently as the Monster Mansion. Gary Goddard Entertainment (GGE) produced and designed the new attraction, with Lightswitch providing the new lighting design. Read More...

Martin to Distribute DOTZ LED Strings as FlexDOT Products

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• June 5, 2009
WESTAMPTON, NJ — Lighting Science Group Corp. and Martin Professional A/S have announced a distribution agreement that will give Martin access to Lighting Science’s X16 DOTZ LED strings for global distribution. Read More...

Elation Helps WNYC’s Greene Performance Space Live Up To Its Name

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• June 5, 2009
NEW YORK — Major public radio station WNYC wanted more than a broadcast studio when it relocated to a new Manhattan facility earlier this year. So the station devoted the ground floor of its building to a multi-media room where concerts, theater performances, Webcasts and radio broadcasts could be held before live audiences. Read More...

The Dead Tour with PixelRange LEDs

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• June 5, 2009
QUINCY, WA — For their first tour in almost five years, with 19 shows in 16 cities across the U.S., the surviving members of The Grateful Dead, now simply known as the Dead, incorporated PixelRange gear along with an eclectic array of moving lights in a rig dominated by circular truss features and mesh scrims. Read More...

U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships Lit by Robert Juliat Lancelot

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• June 5, 2009
STRATTON, VT — Capron Lighting & Sound Co. used a Robert Juliat 4000W HTI Lancelot to project a Burton logo at the 27th annual U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships. Burton is a leading manufacturer of snowboards and the founder of the event. Read More...

Elation Offers Design Spot 300E PRO with Wireless DMX Receiver

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• June 5, 2009
LOS ANGELES – Elation Professional’s 300-watt Design Spot 300E CMY color-mixing moving head is available in an upgraded version, the Design Spot 300E PRO, with features including wireless DMX. Read More...

Syncrolite Xenon Skylights Light American Airlines Center

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• June 5, 2009
DALLAS — You don’t have to be good at math to count all the Syncrolite Xenon fixtures that the U.S. Navy recently ordered to wash the West façade of the American Airlines Center for an event promoting www.navyformoms.com. In fact, you could count them with the fingers on one hand. Read More...

Atomic Lighting Uses Coemar Gear for Premio Lo Nuestro a la Musica Latina Awards

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• June 5, 2009
CORAL GABLES, FL — Atomic Lighting provided an assortment of Coemar Infinity and ParLite LED lights to heat up the visuals for Univision’s 21st annual Premio Lo Nuestro a la Musica Latina awards show, broadcast live from the 8,000-seat BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Read More...

Trace Adkins LD Credits Jands Vista S3 Console for Quick Changes

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• June 5, 2009
LD Jeff Lava uses a Jands Vista S3 for Trace Adkins tour.
BUFFALO, NY — After performing 135 live shows last year before 1.3 million fans, it might seem that Trace Adkins is kicking it back a bit in 2009, with a mere 55-date tour promoting his latest album, Trace Adkins’ X (Ten). But with venues for the current tour ranging from arenas to clubs, lighting supplier Bandit Lites and LD Jeff Lava of 44 Designs Inc. faced plenty of changes in lighting requirements. Read More...

Full Sail University Announces Show Production Bachelor of Science Degree

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• June 5, 2009
WINTER PARK, FL — Full Sail University is expanding its Show Production Associate’s Program into a redesigned Show Production Bachelor of Science degree program in July 2009. The school said its new 21-month Show Production Bachelor’s Degree is built on the foundation of the Associate’s Degree program and offers students a more comprehensive curriculum. Read More...

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