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The Pier Bar & Grill Creates Visual Vibes with Anolis

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 20, 2009
CAIRNS, Australia — The Pier Bar & Grill, which overlooks the Coral Sea and incoming yachts and powerboats, recently invested in a lighting upgrade for mood, ambience and energy efficiency. Read More...

White Light to Distribute Philips Entertainment Lamps, Names Manister Business Development Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 20, 2009

LONDON — White Light announced its appointment as a distributor for Philips Entertainment Lamps and named David Manister business development manager to help support its work in that area.

 

White Light said the appointment as distributor gives it access to the full range of Philips’ lamp technologies, including the FastFit system for easy lamp replacement and adjustment and P3 technology for heat tolerance and increased lamp life.

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Empire State Building Lit in Tie-Dyed Hues

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 19, 2009
NEW YORK — The Empire State Building was to be lit Oct. 19 in a tie-dyed color scheme, bringing attention to a fundraiser and exhibition at the New York Historical Society focusing on the Grateful Dead and its influences on popular culture. Read More...

Parnelli Voting Ends Oct. 29, Tickets to Nov. 20 Gala Still Available

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 19, 2009
LAS VEGAS — With the Parnelli Awards voting deadline of Oct. 29 fast approaching, now is the time to cast your vote for the Parnelli award nominees of your choice and reserve your spot or table for the gala evening itself, set for Nov. 20, 2009 at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The Parnelli Awards dinner starts at 8 p.m., immediately following the Neil Diamond Crew Reunion, which starts at 7 p.m. To vote, go to www.parnelliawards.com/vote. For tickets, go to www.parnelliawards.com/reservations. Read More...

Mark Nash Named Full Compass President

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• October 16, 2009
MADISON, WI — Full Compass Systems announced the recent promotion of Mark Nash as their new company President.  At the company’s ribbon cutting for their new building, with employees, friends, and government officials in attendance, Jonathan Lipp presented Nash with the position of president, promoting him from his former executive vice president role. Read More...

Wybron BP-2 Used On Tour with the Killers

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 16, 2009
MIAMI — Steven Douglas, the show/lighting/video designer on the current tour for the Killers, has been using a lighting rig that includes 41 Mac 2000 washes, 34 VL 3000 Spots, 52 ColorBlast 12s, 18 i-Pix BB4s, 18 GLP Impressions and 27 Atomic Strobes with scrollers. The gear list also includes the Wybron BP-2 Beam Luminaire. Read More...

Martin Gear Lights Up Venetian Ballroom for Weddings

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 16, 2009
GARFIELD, NJ —MYI Audio/Video Design & Installation supplied and installed a Martin lighting rig for the Venetian’s multi-use ballroom including four MAC 2000 Performance and 13 MAC 575 Krypton moving heads, nine MX-10 scanners and 12 Stagebar 54 LED luminaires, all controlled via a Martin LightJockey system.
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ESP Vision Vectorworks 2010 Plugins for Windows and Mac OSX

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• October 16, 2009
ESP Vision now has modeling plugins available for use with Vectorworks Spotlight 2010 on Windows and Mac OSX operating systems. Because many lighting designers use both platforms of Vectorworks, Vision plugins were developed to allow the creation of Vision data files using Vectorworks Spotlight 2010 running on the PC and Mac. Read More...

Madonna, U2 and AC/DC Tours Top Billboard List for 2009

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 16, 2009
NEW YORK — Madonna, U2 and AC/DC are among the finalists for Billboard’s 2009 Billboard Touring Awards, which will be awarded Nov. 5. The awards are based on box office results globally from Oct. 1, 2008, through Sept. 30, 2009. Read More...

Primetime Emmy Awards Ceremony Uses Christie Projectors

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 15, 2009
LOS ANGELES — American Hi Definition, Inc. supported the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards telecast from the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live with six Christie Roadster HD18K projectors. Read More...

Newcastle’s Theatre Royal Updated with New Lighting Control System

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 15, 2009
NEWCASTLE, U.K. — White Light recently completed a six-week upgrade to the lighting control and dimming systems at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal, which included ETC’s Eos control system and ETC Sensor dimming. Read More...

Futuroscope’s “Blue Note Mystery” Controlled by Medialon

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 15, 2009
POITIERS, France — The Blue Note Mystery, a show created by Yves Pépin and produced by ECA2 for the Futuroscope theme park, relied on E/T/C and Medialon to help transport spectators into a dreamscape of sound and music. Read More...

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