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International News

Beyonce Tour Includes 24 MAC III Profiles

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
KOBE, Japan — Justin Collie, LD for Beyonce’s I am… tour, and Pat Brannon, lighting director, are using Martin’s MAC III Profile for their brightness and ability to work effectively with other scenic elements that are part of the overall production. Read More...

E/T/C London Lights Germania for Rheinpartie Festival of Light

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
RÜDESHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany — E/T/C London’s Ross Ashton was invited to create a video projection art work on the Germania statue located in the Niederwald Landscape Park as part of the 2009 Rheinpartie Festival of Light. Read More...

DBN Illuminates Manchester’s Band On the Wall Venue

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
MANCHESTER, U.K. — DBN installed the house lighting rig at Band On the Wall, an iconic 300-capacity live music venue in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The landmark venue dates back some 200 years and has been associated with live music for much of that span. (The name comes from the 1930s, when musicians used to perform standing on precarious platforms, strapped to the wall.) Read More...

Portugal’s Tempo Theatre Equipped with JR Clancy Rigging

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
PORTIMAO, Portugal — The technical staff for the Tempo Theatre knew they wanted an automated rigging system, but didn’t know which manufacturer to choose. To help decide, they opted to visit actual installations in the U.S., to consult with users, and to get hands-on experience. Read More...

Robert Juliat Names P Vassiliou SA Exclusive Dealer for Greece

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
ATHENS — Robert Juliat named P Vassiliou SA as its exclusive dealer for Greece. P Vassiliou SA will focus its attention on the Greek theatre and architectural markets and will try to help Robert Juliat expand its presence in those markets. Read More...

Milos Truss Supports Projection Screen at Opera Gala

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
VERONA, Italy — Over three quarters of a mile of Milos M290 QuickTruss was used to construct the support structure for a large projection screen at a gala evening featuring Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, 40 years after he made his singing debut in this north Italian town. Read More...

Robe REDWash 3-192s Used for Massive Attack Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
MOSCOW — Robe REDWash 3-192 LED wash fixtures are being used for a lighting special effect on Massive Attack’s latest tour of the U.K. and Europe. Robin Haddow designed the rig and all lighting equipment is being supplied by HSL. Read More...

HSL Supplies Robe Robins, Other Gear for Stereophonics Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
CARDIFF, U.K. — HSL supplied all lighting for the Stereophonics’ homecoming show at Cardiff Castle, including eight of the new Robe Robin 300E Beam moving lights, specified by LD Tim Routledge. It was the first time the band had played at the venue since 1998, and the U.K. debut for the Robe Robin fixtures.
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Gearhouse SA Feeds Egos with 2009 Loerie Awards

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
CAPE TOWN — South Africa’s 31st Annual Loerie Awards had the tongue-in-cheek theme, “Feed Your Ego,” and Gearhouse South Africa did what it could with lighting, video, media, rigging, sound, power and backline to pump up the self-esteem of the ad industry professionals attending the two-night event. Read More...

COP 15 Climate Change Conference to be Lit with GLP Impressions

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
COPENHAGEN —COP 15, also known as the United Nations Climate Change Conference, will draw representatives from 192 nations in December to discuss a global climate agreement. Seelite A/S and AEG Rent expect to be providing close to 1,000 GLP Impression fixtures for the 12-day event. Read More...

Rosco Lays Down the Floor in South Africa

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Rosco has supplied 90 linear meters of its black/white Dance Floor and a number of dance mats to the newly opened The Dance Space as part of a sponsorship deal with South Africa’s The Dance Forum. Read More...

White Light Transforms Wembley Stadium’s VIP Guest Rooms

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
LONDON — When Wembley Stadium decided to transform the VIP guest hospitality room for this summer’s major concerts, including AC/DC, Oasis, Take That, U2 and others, the venue’s management turned to White Light. Read More...

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