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Veteran Rigger Dies During Setup for Coachella Festival

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• April 6, 2019
INDIO, CA - An experienced rigger working to set up gear for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival died as the result of a fall on April 6. The worker was said to have worked at the festival since it began 20 years ago. He was identified by the Riverside County coroner's office as Christopher Griffin, 49, of San Diego. Read More...

Pathway Connectivity showcases SixEye Remote Device Management

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• April 4, 2019
At the 2019 USITT Stage Expo in Louisville, KY, Pathway Connectivity launched a technology preview, demonstrating how their Ethernet products can be remotely managed through SixEye’s cloud-based technology Read More...

John Garberson and CHAUVET Professional Colorize Ostrich Festival

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• April 4, 2019
The Commodores have covered a lot of musical ground during their storied career, gliding with silky smoothness from ballads like “Three Times A Lady,” to hard-driving funky dance hits like “Brick House.” Read More...

Rose Brand and Chicago Flyhouse Make it to the NCAA Final Four

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• April 3, 2019
SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY –Rose Brand partnered with Chicago Flyhouse on a massive project to control the lighting in the 2019 NCAA Final Four tournament, at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The windowed perimeter of the venue caused natural sunlight to change lighting conditions on the basketball courts, depending on time of day and weather conditions. […] Read More...

For the Record Books: USITT’s 59th Conference and Expo Attendance Topped 6,000

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• April 3, 2019
LOUISVILLE, KY – USITT noted that its 59th Annual Conference & Stage Expo, held March 20-23 in the Kentucky International Convention Center, set a new record for attendance. More than 6,000 attendees were verified through the conference registration system. Additionally, the Institute contracted more than 340 companies for its Stage Expo, 40 more than the […] Read More...

Barbizon Lighting Expands Educational Opportunities at NAB 2019

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• April 3, 2019
LAS VEGAS – Barbizon Lighting will be exhibiting April 8-11 at the annual NAB Convention in Las Vegas showing customers the latest and greatest advancements in broadcast and content acquisition equipment. More details from Barbizon Lighting (www.barbizon.com): Complete with a new booth design to facilitate in-booth education, Barbizon Lighting will expand their NAB Show expo-floor […] Read More...

Sola Series Finds New Home at the Kauffman Center

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• April 3, 2019
High End Systems’ Sola Series products have replaced part of the lighting rental inventory in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Read More...

GLP to Continue Product Release Hot Streak at PL+S with New Highlander and Impression S350 Wash

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• April 2, 2019
.   SAN FERNANDO, Ca – The Highlander from GLP is a singular fixture that brings a new level of high performance, high output and high quality from a compact discharge source fixture with a superior optical system. More details from GLP (www.germanlightproducts.com): Using a 1,400 Watt lamp and outputting through a large 230mm / […] Read More...

4Wall to Purchase Assets of HSL; Blackburn HQ to be Renamed 4Wall U.K.

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• April 2, 2019
BLACKBURN, U.K. - 4Wall Entertainment has agreed to buy the assets of HSL Group Holdings Ltd. of Blackburn, U.K. The plan calls for most of HSL's staff to remain on board. The facility and location are expected to be rebranded as 4Wall U.K. This would create the first international location for 4Wall, which now has 10 locations in the U.S. Read More...

ETC brings Broadcast-Quality Lighting to NAB 2019

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• April 2, 2019
ETC, a leading manufacturer of lighting and rigging equipment for studios, live entertainment, and architectural installations, will be in booth C4441 at NAB 2019. Read More...

ACT Lighting Supports Behind the Scenes Through Pledge-a-Product Program

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• April 1, 2019
ACT Lighting, a Behind the Scenes Pledge-a-Product Partner, demonstrated their support for their colleagues in need by presenting a $5,000 check to the charity at the recent USITT show Read More...

Rosco Laboratories Presents Annual Donation to The Hemsley Lighting Programs, Inc.

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• April 1, 2019
Last night, Rosco Laboratories presented its 14th annual check to The Hemsley Lighting Programs, Inc. in New York City at the The Hemsley Lighting Programs’ 15th Annual Lighting Portfolio Review Read More...

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