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Robe Revamps Multilingual Web Site

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
ROZNOV POD RADHOSTEM, Czech Republic — Robe lighting launched its new multi-lingual Web site to better serve as a key communication portal for anyone interested in the company or its products and range of services. Read More...

Highlighting Music as Therapy at London’s O2

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
LONDON — The recent Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy “Rockwell” fund-raising event at London’s O2 arena strives to highlight the therapeutic benefits music can bring to children and adults living with traumatic illnesses, disabilities or memories. Read More...

Silbermond Tour Uses i-Pix BB7 LED Wash Lights

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
LUXEMBOURG — Stephan Aue, lighting designer for German rock band Silbermond used 24 i-Pix BB7 LED wash units as the main over-stage lighting on the band’s latest tour, promoting their Nichts Passiert (Nothing Happened) album. Read More...

Proel Group Professional Launches Roadshow Series in Italy

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2009
SANT’OMERO, Italy — After initially showcasing its brands in lighting, video and audio at its home base here on Oct. 5, newly-formed Proel Group Professional is hitting the road with its Roadshow series, with stops in Cattolica (Oct. 16) and Trezzo sull’Adda (Oct. 27) before a visit to Palermo Nov. 10. Read More...

Aram Multimedia Provides LED Backdrop for Polish Beauty Pageants

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 27, 2009
PLOCK, Poland —Aram Multimedia supported the finale for three beauty pageants that took place here recently, Polish Miss 2009, Miss Supranational 2009 and Miss Teen Poland, with nearly 80 square meters of LED curtain. Read More...

Rosco Raises Another $4,100 for Light Relief

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 27, 2009
LONDON — Since 2003, when Rosco introduced #313 Light Relief Yellow to its Supergel range, the company has contributed more than $19,000 to the U.K. charity Light Relief, and at PLASA09 one of the charity’s trustees, John Simpson, accepted a check for the latest donation of over $4,100 (about £2,500). Read More...

Finnish Battle of the Choirs Lit with Clay Paky Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 27, 2009
LAHTI, Finland — Called Kuorosota, or Battle of the Choirs, this Finnish singing contest is a choir-meets-Rock ’n’ Roll showdown that forgoes the stoic formalities of a traditionally robed choir. As such, it warranted an elaborate staging and lighting setup that included Clay Paky’s Alpha Beam 300.  Read More...

iPhone App Raises $2,800 for Light Relief

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 27, 2009
LONDON — When ETC introduced its iRFR (Radio Focus Remote for iPhone and iPod Touch) four months ago, Luke Delwiche from ETC Tech Services in London suggested that the profits be shared between Light Relief and its U.S. equivalent, Behind the Scenes. Read More...

First Night Riders Get Ready to Roll

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 27, 2009
LONDON — Inspired by the Long Reach Long Riders, a group of theatrically-inclined bikers has formed in the U.K. to raise money for The Theatrical Guild, which offers support to those working backstage and in front of house. Read More...

Multi-Lite UK Under New Management, Moves to New Location

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 25, 2009
GREENFORD, U.K. — Multi-Lite (UK) Ltd. announced a change of management following Guy Merchant’s departure from the company, naming Mark Anderson general manager. Read More...

Litec Announces Plans for CM Hoist Training Sessions in Italy

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 24, 2009
MOGLIANO VENETO, Italy — Litec is responding to an increased demand for hands-on training with two CM Certified training classes in Oct. 12-13 and Nov. 16-17 at its facility here, near Venice. The two-day training sessions are geared for  anyone dealing with CM Lodestar products on a regular basis, including touring and in-house repair technicians. Class size is limited to 15. Read More...

South African Tattoo Gets Energy-Efficient with Gearhouse SA

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 17, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Gearhouse South Africa supplied all technical production, including, lighting, power, structures, audience seating and sound, for the 2009 South African Tattoo at Montecasino, balancing visual dynamics with more energy-efficient gear. Read More...

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