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HSL Adapts to Shifts in Snow Patrol’s Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 28, 2009
LONDON - HSL supplied lighting equipment, a Kinesys automation system and crew to the final leg of Snow Patrol's 2009 world tour, named "Snow Patrol Reworked." As the tour's name suggests, there was a departure from the group's standard five-piece rock band setup, with 12 extra musicians onstage, bringing an orchestral feel to the show. Read More...

Western State College Student Center Goes 3D with Harkness

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• December 28, 2009
GUNNISON, CO - Adam Babb, an AV and acoustical consultant for Geiler and Associates, chose a 28-foot-wide Perlux 180 screen from Harkness Screens for the new 3D digital cinema at Western State College's student center. Read More...

Bright Looks for Stereophonics Daytime Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 28, 2009
CARDIFF, U.K. - LD Tim Routledge used a grandMA2 light console for a daytime homecoming gig for The Stereophonics that required a night-time feel. Read More...

E/T/C London Projection at St. Andrews Festival

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 28, 2009
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - For the 2009 St. Andrews Festival, Ross Ashton from E/T/C London created a series of three projection art works. Two of the three works for the three-day event were projected on the ruins of the Cathedral of St. Andrews. Read More...

Clay Paky Lights Italian TV Shows

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 24, 2009
MILAN, Italy - Clay Paky lighting instruments have been used on two TV productions that aired recently on Italia 1: Chiambretti Night - Solo per numeri uno (Only for number ones), a late-night variety show conducted by Piero Chiambretti; and the 13th series of Le Iene (The Hyenas), a TV program conceived by Neri Parenti with minimalist scenery and visual references to Quentin Tarantino's film, Reservoir Dogs. Read More...

Spotlight Brings Italian-Made Fixtures to China

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 21, 2009
GUANZHOU, China - Spotlight, an Italy-based manufacturer of professional fixtures for the performing arts, has announced that it has supplied gear to some of the major venues for the performing arts in China, including the Guanzhou Opera House, the Chongqing Grand Theater and the Concert Hall in Shenzhen. Read More...

XL-Technologies is Launched

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 21, 2009
OSTEND, Belgium - XL-Technologies, a Belgium-based LED sales and solutions company, has been formed. It has been set up to offer LED technologies for a variety of shows, events, displays, art and installations and will also serve as worldwide distributor of the Pixled LED brand.  The new company will be led by Koen Bossuyt.
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“Star Wars: In Concert” Lit by Coemar Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• December 21, 2009
ANAHEIM, CA - Coemar Infinity Wash XL fixtures are playing a key role in Star Wars: In Concert. Show Director and designer Steve Cohen is deploying 42 Infinitys as the main wash lights for the show's 86-piece symphony orchestra, according to Cohen's associate production designer, Seth Jackson. Read More...

RZI Lighting, Barco/High End Systems Hold Open House

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• December 21, 2009
NEW ORLEANS - RZI Lighting and Barco/High End Systems held an open house Dec. 9-10 at the New Orleans Scottish Rite Temple. The event featured a range of lighting and projection products including DL.3s, Showgun 2.5s, Studio Beams, and the brand new Cyberlight 2.0. Read More...

Robert Juliat Expands in Asia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 21, 2009
TOKYO and SINGAPORE - Robert Juliat opened two new branches recently, in Tokyo and Singapore. The company also named Masaaki Segawa president of Robert Juliat Japan and Jamie Boey branch manager in Singapore, which will also serve customers in China, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia and India. Read More...

I. Weiss Rigging Division Supervisors All ETCP Certified

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• December 20, 2009
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY - I. Weiss congratulated project manager Lauren Duffy on her recent ETCP certification, and announced that all of its rigging division supervisors have now been certified by ETCP. Read More...

French “Chunnel” City Street Lit with Anolis

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• December 20, 2009
COQUELLES, France - Coquelles near Calais, France, is known for its terminal for the Channel Tunnel connecting the U.K. and France. The City Council of Coquelles decided to update the look of one of its key commercial streets - Avenue Charles de Gaulle - with a lighting scheme using LED fixtures from Anolis. Read More...

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