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Stage Research Supplies School District with Software

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2010
GARLAND, TX - Stage Research teamed with Romeo Music in Dallas to supply 162 fully-equipped computer workstations for the fine arts programs at the Garland Independent School District (Garland ISD). Stage Research provided a wide array of software, including its best-selling Light Factory, SFX, Soft Plot, TDI-Sound and TDI-Lighting, for the Omnirax computer workstations, which Romeo outfitted with scanners, monitors and desks. Read More...

Gearhouse SA Provides Lighting – and Venue – for Big Corporate Event

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2010
BAMBURI, Kenya - Gearhouse South Africa supplied lighting, AV, video, staging, sets, rigging and power - and the venue itself - for a corporate event staged by the Swedish cosmetics multinational Oriflame. It gave the company the first chance to deploy its new In2Structures SupaDome. Read More...

Supporting Role for “Mamma Mia” Given to Matt Plus

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2010
LONDON - For an oversized screening of the film Mamma Mia! watched by 8,000 ABBA-loving viewers at the O2 arena - including members of the London musical's cast - Matt Plus played an important supporting role. But there was no actor in either the movie or the live cast that went by that name; Matt Plus is the brand name Harkness Screens uses for the 108-foot-wide screen material itself. Read More...

ETC Trainees Now Eligible for ETCP Renewal Credits

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2010
MIDDLETON, WI - ETC's electrical and rigging courses now qualify as ETCP-recognized training programs. That means that those attendees training with ETC, who might otherwise have to retake the ETCP certification exam every five years, can accumulate some of the 40 renewal credits that can serve as an alternative to the retest. Read More...

PR Lighting Names Fons de Vreede Head of European Sales

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 9, 2010
GUANGZHOU, China - PR Lighting has named Fons de Vreede to handle sales in Western Europe, operating out of The Netherlands. Ernie Armas, PR Lighting's international sales director, confirmed the appointment. Read More...

Barbizon Names Schneider Sales Manager, Arizona Office

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• February 9, 2010
TEMPE, AZ - Barbizon promoted Mark Schneider, a five-year company veteran, to sales manager for the company's Arizona office. Read More...

LMG Becomes Authorized Vari*Lite Dealer

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2010
ORLANDO - LMG, Inc., which currently owns several Vari*Lite lighting systems, such as the VL 2000, VL 2500, VL 3000 and VL 3500 moving lights and Vari*Lite VLX Wash fixtures, recently became an authorized dealer for the brand. Read More...

John Butler Trio Tours Green with Martin MAC 301 Wash

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2010
SYDNEY - The John Butler Trio One Way Road tour, which has recently finished touring Australia, adopted a carbon-neutral stance, calculating the carbon "footprint" and emissions generated during the tour and balancing those costs with an investment in renewable energy. Read More...

UVLD Supports Hyundai Press Event at 2010 NAIAS

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2010
DETROIT - The auto industry might have regarded 2009 as a clunker of a year, but there was still enough cash (or at least credit) to stage the 21st North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). UVLD played a role with Hyundai Motor America's Blue-Will concept car. Read More...

TobyMac LD Uses Vista Console for Lighting, Video

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2010
PHOENIX - Lighting and video designer Nick West used a Jands Vista T2 console for lighting, I-Mag and video control for the recent tobyMac annual Winter Wonder Slam tour. Axxis Inc. was the tour lighting company. Read More...

Syncrolite and Lozano-Hemmer Set Stage for Vancouver Sky Show

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2010
VANCOUVER, BC - Light sculptor Rafael Lozano-Hemmer has incorporated Syncrolite fixtures in Vectorial Elevation, a work commissioned by the 2010 Cultural Olympiad, the City of Vancouver's initiative to celebrate artists along with athletes. Read More...

LaserNet Brings Attention to Calder Casino Grand Opening

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2010
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - With the NFL's Pro Bowl and Super Bowl drawing much attention in South Florida, the recent grand opening for the Calder Casino, which added 1,200 slot machines and three new restaurants to the Calder Race Track complex for horse racing, needed a visual attention-getter. Read More...

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