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  • Stage Technologies Installs Automation System at Musical Instrument Museum

    PLSN Staff | News | May 19, 2010
    PHOENIX - The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) displays instruments from around the world - nearly 250 countries and territories. It also offers visitors AV and live performances that lets them see and hear the instruments being played in their cultural context. Stage Technologies Las Vegas installed the automation system used within the 299-seat Music Theater. Read More...
  • Wybron Mobile Showroom Visits Midwest Markets

    PLSN Staff | News | May 18, 2010
    CHICAGO - The week of May 23-28, the Wybron Mobile Showroom begins its eighth leg, visiting the Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison, Wis. areas. The Mobile Showroom has been offering demos of new Wybron products, such as the Cygnus LED Wash Light, to cities around the country. Read More...
  • Elation Fixtures Help Turn Pennsylvania Church’s Gym into Worship Center

    PLSN Staff | News | May 18, 2010
    WAYNESBORO, PA - Hollowell Church had to make some tough financial choices when faced with a major capital expenditure. The Pennsylvania congregation had outgrown its main worship facility and needed more space. But the expense of constructing a new, larger facility would have cut into the church's budget for its community outreach programs and other activities. Read More...
  • Hermes Music and Clay Paky Mark Partnership with Industry Event

    PLSN Staff | News | May 14, 2010
    MEXICO CITY - Clay Paky and Hermes Music staged a recent event marking their new partnership at the Aldama Theatre. About 200 industry professionals attended, including dealers, lighting designers and rental company representatives. Read More...
  • Chauvet Gear Plays Role in Discovery Channel’s “Construction Intervention”

    PLSN Staff | News | May 14, 2010NEW YORK - Chauvet gear was involved with an episode of the Discovery Channel's Construction Intervention series that was set to air May 14 and 15. Read More...
  • ETC Eos Meeting Diverse Array of User Requirements

    PLSN Staff | News | May 13, 2010
    MIDDLETON, WI - Since 2006, ETC has shipped more than 400 of its Eos consoles, and as a networked system that can control conventional fixtures, moving lights, LEDs, scrollers, fog machines, media servers and more, they have collectively met a diverse array of user requirements. Read More...
  • Showman Fabricators Builds New Set for NBC’s “Meet the Press”

    PLSN Staff | News | May 13, 2010
    WASHINGTON, DC - It may be the longest-running TV show ever. But the current set design for NBC's Meet the Press, launched with an assist by Showman Fabricators on May 2, 2010 and featuring HD video screens, isn't likely to be confused with the way the weekly government issues-oriented news program looked when it made its debut in 1947. Read More...
  • Sapsis Rigging Assists with Fundraisers at The Met, Mt. Sinai Hospital

    PLSN Staff | News | May 13, 2010
    NEW YORK - Sapsis Rigging provided rigging design, equipment and installation for all lighting and sound elements as well as two 30-foot-diameter "cold air" balloons for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Ball. The balloons were set up in the Grand Lobby and American Wing. Read More...
  • Barbizon Light of the Rockies LED Demos Set for May 18-19

    PLSN Staff | News | May 13, 2010DENVER - Barbizon Light of the Rockies will stage demos of LED technology for theatre, worship, video, and architectural lighting on May 18 (2 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and May 19 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). More than 75 LED fixtures from about 35 manufacturers will be featured. The event is free. Read More...
  • LEDtronics LEDs Used at Farnsworth Art Museum

    PLSN Staff | News | May 11, 2010
    ROCKLAND, ME - The interior walls of the Farnsworth Art Museum aren't the only things about the place that are green. So are the decisions to seek alternatives to pesticides on the lawn outside and to switch from halogen to LED light bulbs for all the museum's galleries. Read More...
  • Rose Brand Blog Discusses Flame Retardant Fabrics

    PLSN Staff | News | May 11, 2010
    SECAUCUS, NJ - Rose Brand has announced a second blog post on fire safety in the entertainment industry. The posting discusses flame tests, flame retardant fabric terminology such as IFR, DFR, FR, and the procedures and manufacturing techniques that make a fabric flame retardant. Read More...
  • Scharff Weisberg, Scott Wolfeil Light TV’s “Thin Ice”

    PLSN Staff | News | May 11, 2010
    NEW YORK - Lighting designer Scott Wolfeil of LDG (Lighting Design Group) used gear supplied by Scharff Weisberg for Thin Ice, which was broadcast live on ABC from the Premier Ballroom of the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Conn. Read More...
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