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In2Structures Launches SupaDome, AliDome Venues

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 9, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — In2Structures (part of the Gearhouse South Africa Group) launched two new Dome structures at the GHSA head office in Bezuidenhout Valley. Read More...

PR XL590 LEDs Light Deadlys Awards in Australia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 9, 2009
SYDNEY — For the 15th Annual Deadlys Awards at Sydney Opera House, Coastal Lighting’s rig included four of PR Lighting’s XL590 LED moving head washlights into the stage floor, as specified by LD, Aldo Fabrizio. Read More...

5 Star Supplies Flight Cases for GDS LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 2, 2009
WISBECH, U.K. — 5 Star Cases has been chosen to supply flight cases for Global Design Solutions’ (GDS) LiteWare battery powered/Wireless DMX LED uplighters. Read More...

Phedre Production in Ancient Greek Theatre Lit by Clay Paky Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 31, 2009
EPIDAURUS, Greece — Proving that there is a fixture for every scenario, Clay Paky Alpha Profile 1200 fixtures were used during a National Theatre production of Phèdre at the Epidaurus theatre in Greece as part of the Athens Festival. Read More...

Gerriets Fills Tall Order for Uzbekistan Convention Center

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 27, 2009
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Gerriets provided all draperies and projection screens, the main curtain and a large custom Fence scissor track system for a new convention center here — working with only five weeks from order to delivery. Read More...

Gearhouse SA Supports MTV African Music Awards

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 27, 2009
NAIROBI, Kenya — The 2009 MTV African Music Awards, staged at the Kasarani Gymnasium at the Moi International Sports Centre, required some 55,000 kgs (more than 60 tons) of gear — and not just from around the block. Gearhouse South Africa, which supplied lighting, LED screens, rigging, power distribution and audio, flew it all in from South Africa. Read More...

Stadium for Asian Youth Games Equipped with ChainMaster Hoists

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 27, 2009
SINGAPORE — For the opening ceremony for the first Asian Youth Games (AYG) at the Indoor Stadium in Singapore, more than 170 chain hoists from ChainMaster were used for a spectacle involving 1,400 young athletes and 6,200 spectators. Read More...

Enter Shikari Tours with Flexible Rig Provided by Adlib Lighting

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 27, 2009
LONDON — Steve Bewley, LD for post-hardcore U.K. band Enter Shikari, came up with a horseshoe-shaped truss design for the band’s current tour. This gives Bewley all the lighting positions he needs for the heavily back-lit show, yet also allows the rig to expand and contract to fit a variety of venues. Read More...

Rock Bands in Belarus Use Fixtures from PR Lighting

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 27, 2009
MINSK, Belarus — A number of rock bands passing through Belarus recently have started using fixtures from PR Lighting supplied by the Chinese manufacturer’s territory distributors, FE Belimlight. Read More...

PRG Subsidiary, Procon MultiMedia AG in Purchase Agreement

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 23, 2009
DUSSELDORF, Germany — A wholly-owned PRG subsidiary, MHG Media Holdings GmbH, and the majority stakeholders and board of Procon MultiMedia AG agreed for the PRG unit to acquire Procon MultiMedia AG. Read More...

“Ben Hur Live” Lit by Patrick Woodroffe using Martin Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 22, 2009
LONDON — For Ben Hur Live, staged recently at London’s O2 Arena, Patrick Woodroffe used a lighting rig of more than 200 Martin MAC 2000 Wash XB, MAC 2000 Profile and MAC III Profile moving heads for an epic musical stage production involving a cast of 400 and scenes that include a ship battle and chariot race. Read More...

JVC Names SVC As Its Reseller In Argentina

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 22, 2009
BUENOS AIRES — JVC Professional Products named Sistemas de Video Comunicación S.A. (SVC) as its reseller in Argentina. SVC will provide sales, service, and support for the JVC professional product line and showcase JVC products at CAPER 2009, which runs Oct. 28-30 at the Centro Costa Salguero facility in Buenos Aires. Read More...

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