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Bandit Lites Makes Substantial Investment In Robe Fixtures For 2019 Touring Season

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• February 25, 2019
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – To meet the growing demand for a bustling 2019 touring season, Bandit Lites, the world’s leading concert lighting company, recently added a large quantity of new Robe fixtures including Robe BMFLTM WashBeams, MegaPointes® and Spikie® to its touring catalogue. More details from Bandit (www.BanditLites.com): “The Robe BMFL WashBeam, Spikie and MegaPointes continue […] Read More...

Solotech Wins Award at Centraide’s Solidaires

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• February 25, 2019
MONTREAL – Solotech proudly accepted the StartUp award at the Centraide Solidaires Awards, held not long ago at Le Belvédère in the Old Port of Montreal. Given to a company or organization that has run an outstanding Centraide campaign that was recently started at their workplace, the StartUp award recognized Solotech’s employees’ efforts as part […] Read More...

SERAPID presents their Telescopic Mast – A portable lift for cameras, speakers, lights and scenery

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• February 25, 2019
MICHIGAN – The Telescopic Mast lifts props, lighting, sound, and other production needs to the desired height for any performance and retracts back to a compact and easily stored height. The smooth, even movement allows for cameras to be lifted and used without vibration or shake. More details from Serapid (www.serapid.com): The units are easily […] Read More...

Altman Lighting joins the discussion at Harvard Business School with Theatre Projects

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• February 25, 2019
  YONKERS, NEW YORK – Founded in 1908, Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, is known worldwide for educating the next generation of business leaders through its MBA and doctoral programs. With a faculty of over 200 experienced professors and entrepreneurs, the school recently opened Klarman Hall, a state-of-the-art lecture auditorium. Designed by the architectural […] Read More...

91st Oscars are 30th Lit by LD Robert Dickinson

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• February 25, 2019
LOS ANGELES - In a milestone year for LD Robert Dickinson, the 91st Academy Awards, broadcast live Feb. 24 from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA, represented the 30th Oscar ceremony to by lit by the veteran LD. Dickinson, who has also lit Grammy Award and Olympics ceremonies along with other major international spectacles and TV specials, has won 18 Primetime Emmy Awards - three of them for Oscars ceremonies - and two Daytime Emmy Awards. Read More...

In Memoriam: Ross Lowell, 92

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• February 23, 2019
POUND RIDGE, NY – Ross Lowell, a lighting designer, cinematographer, inventor and entrepreneur, died Jan 10th at age 92. Among his other noted achievements, Lowell is credited as the inventor of gaffer tape along with a widely used quick-clamp light mount system. He also founded Lowel-Light portable lighting gear used widely in the film and […] Read More...

Flare Rayzrs Brighten the EDM Mix

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• February 23, 2019
  LOS ANGELES – In a spectacular New Year’s kick-off, Insomniac Events produced two blockbuster EDM festivals at the National Orange Show Fairgrounds in San Bernardino, Calif., with wondrous stage designs by SJ Lighting. More than 70,000 fans attended Audiotistic and Countdown NYE, shows that featured the biggest names in dance music performing from a […] Read More...

Matthew Knowles Provides Explosive Visuals For Enter Shikari With CHAUVET Professional

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• February 22, 2019
After bursting onto the scene in 2007 with their debut album Take to the Skies, Enter Shikari established a stellar reputation as a trendsetter as a result of their genre defining “Trancecore” songs. Read More...

ESTA’s Above & Beyond Award Recipients

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• February 21, 2019
  NYC – The Entertainment Services and Technology Association’s (ESTA’s) Technical Standards Program (TSP) is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the annual Above & Beyond Awards! These awards are peer to peer, designed to allow Technical Standards Program volunteers to recognize other outstanding volunteers. More details from ESTA (www.esta.com): The awards celebrate those […] Read More...

Antari Lighting and Effects USA, Elects The Horizon Group As New England, New York Metro, and Eastern Territory Sales Representative

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• February 20, 2019
  CORONA, CA – Antari Lighting and Effects USA, one of the leading manufacturers of fog machines, has appointed The Horizon Group as their new sales reps for New England, New York Metro, and Eastern Territories. More details from Antari (www.Antari.com): The Horizon Group will be responsible for expanding sales and distribution for Antari Lighting […] Read More...

For the Third Consecutive Year Fast Company Names Tait One Of The Most Innovative Companies In Live Event

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• February 20, 2019
  USA– For the third year in a row, TAIT has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in Live Event for 2019. The list honors businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture. This years list provides a snapshot and a road map for […] Read More...

LD Michael Berger Uses GLP Fixtures for ‘Love Actually Live’ in Beverly Hills

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• February 19, 2019
LOS ANGELES - The a live stage version of the 2003 movie Love Actually ran from Dec. 4-31 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. LD Michael Berger made use of an ample arsenal of 4Wall-supplied GLP fixtures for the production, which featured a 15-piece orchestra. The rig included 24 X4 atoms, 10 X4 Bar 20’s, seven X4 XL’s and seven of GLP's brand-new S350 fixtures. Read More...

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