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PR Lighting Helps Irish Club Amp Up Visuals

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 21, 2009
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Since it opened in 1996, Lush has been a popular Irish dance destination. The 2,000-capacity club, part of the Kelly’s entertainment complex, which includes a hotel, restaurants, bars and holiday chalets, raised its roof and invested $2.15 million in new technology, including a variety of gear from PR Lighting. Read More...

Irradiant Moves Midwest Location to Larger Facility

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 20, 2009
WAUKEGAN, IL — Irradiant Inc., the U.S. corporate division of Neo-Neon, announced that they have completed the process of moving their main Midwest office to a new location at 3804 Hawthorn Court, Waukegan Ill. Read More...

Chauvet Lights Louis Bar-Lounge in South Beach

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 20, 2009
MIAMI BEACH, FL — The Opium Group, known for its South Beach clubs, turned a 6,500-square foot empty space into a sought-after Louis XV-inspired, over-the-top lounge and relied on Chauvet LED lighting to illuminate the new venue. Read More...

Chaos Helped Inaugural Ball Go Smoothly

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 20, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC — With hopes that the only chaos present at one of the main inaugural balls for president Barack Obama would be its own company name, Chaos Visual Productions launched its business with an auspicious first gig — The Neighborhood Ball, An Inaugural Celebration. Chaos worked with RK Productions, LD Bobby Dickinson and production designer Bruce Rodgers/Tribe Inc. Read More...

NBC Universal Joins ETCP Council

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 20, 2009
NEW YORK — NBC Universal has accepted a seat on the Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) Council. The Council is the governing body which manages the development and implementation of ETCP, the industry-wide certification program for entertainment technicians. Read More...

XL Video Supports the 2009 BRIT Awards

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 20, 2009
LONDON — For the seventh consecutive year, XL Video supplied screens, projection, an HD PPU and control for the 2009 BRIT Awards which were presented by comedians Mathew Horne and James Corden and Kylie Minogue. Read More...

LTP Specs and Supplies Truss For Westfield London

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 20, 2009
LONDON —Lighting Technology Projects (LTP) specified and supplied 48 custom designed and manufactured trusses to facilitate the house lighting in The Atrium at Westfield London, a new £1.7 billion shopping destination. Read More...

ETC Student Sponsorship Applications Available

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 20, 2009
MIDDLETON, WI — ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc.) is once again offering its Student Sponsorship program, which will give six college students the chance to attend the LDI tradeshow in Orlando, Fla. from Nov. 20 to 22. The application deadline is April 30. Read More...

PRG Announces New London Office

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 20, 2009
LONDON — Production Resource Group UK, Ltd. today announced that its new London base will be located at The Hoover Building, in west London.  The well-known art deco London landmark is located on the A40, with road and tube links to central London and the motorway network. Read More...

Australia’s Pollard Productions Invests in Kinesys System

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 19, 2009
SYDNEY — Rigging specialists Pollard Productions have invested in a Kinesys automation system. “We’d been following the development of the system for some time,” said James Ring, managing director. The company had awaiting the release of the latest K2 3D programming and visualizing platform, and had also seen Kinesys in action on several concert tours throughout Australia. “Kinesys came highly recommended by many of the touring riggers we know.” Read More...

Swedish Grammis Awards Lit with MAC III Profiles

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 19, 2009
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — LD Pelle Larsson used Martin Professional’s 1500-watt MAC III Profiles and Martin MAC 2000 Wash XBs to light the Grammis, Sweden’s answer to the Grammy Awards. The event was staged in January at Hovet arena in Stockholm. Larsson also designed the set for the program, which was broadcast on Sweden’s TV4. Read More...

Christ Chapel Bible Church Upgrades with Robe

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 19, 2009
FORT WORTH, TX — When Rob Wimberley, technical director at the Christ Chapel Bible Church, opted to upgrade the house of worship’s conventional lighting fixtures with moving lights, design consultant Rick Stuart of Rick Stuart Production and Design specified Robe gear for the job. Electro Acoustics and Video (EAVI) supplied the new equipment. Read More...

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