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Milos Truss Supports Projection Screen at Opera Gala

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
VERONA, Italy — Over three quarters of a mile of Milos M290 QuickTruss was used to construct the support structure for a large projection screen at a gala evening featuring Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, 40 years after he made his singing debut in this north Italian town. Read More...

Creative Technology Names Carbenia Business Development Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• October 8, 2009
ORLANDO — Creative Technology named Michael Carbenia Business Development Manager. A 30-year industry veteran, Carbenia spent 17 years with Total Audio Visual Services (TAVS), holding various management positions in both sales and operations for their event staging division. Read More...

Hart, Todd and Sapsis to Lead Tomcat Hoist & Truss Workshop

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 8, 2009
ORLANDO — Tomcat USA announced that its Hoist & Truss Workshop would return for the 2009 LDInstitute on Nov. 18 and 19, led by Herb Hart of Columbus McKinnon, Will Todd of Tomcat USA and Bill Sapsis, president and founder of Sapsis Rigging. Read More...

Robe REDWash 3-192s Used for Massive Attack Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
MOSCOW — Robe REDWash 3-192 LED wash fixtures are being used for a lighting special effect on Massive Attack’s latest tour of the U.K. and Europe. Robin Haddow designed the rig and all lighting equipment is being supplied by HSL. Read More...

Reed Rigging Adds Shawn Nolan to Staff

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• October 8, 2009
CHICAGO — Reed Rigging, Inc. added Shawn Nolan, PE, to their staff. Nolan has worked as a structural and consulting engineer for the past 15 years, with a total of 30 years of entertainment industry experience.  Read More...

HSL Supplies Robe Robins, Other Gear for Stereophonics Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
CARDIFF, U.K. — HSL supplied all lighting for the Stereophonics’ homecoming show at Cardiff Castle, including eight of the new Robe Robin 300E Beam moving lights, specified by LD Tim Routledge. It was the first time the band had played at the venue since 1998, and the U.K. debut for the Robe Robin fixtures.
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PRG Continues Support Of U2 Tour In North America

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 8, 2009
TAMPA — Following the European leg, the U2 360° Tour is breaking stadium attendance records on this side of the Atlantic, with a production design that can be safely said to be unlike any seen before. Read More...

Gearhouse SA Feeds Egos with 2009 Loerie Awards

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
CAPE TOWN — South Africa’s 31st Annual Loerie Awards had the tongue-in-cheek theme, “Feed Your Ego,” and Gearhouse South Africa did what it could with lighting, video, media, rigging, sound, power and backline to pump up the self-esteem of the ad industry professionals attending the two-night event. Read More...

COP 15 Climate Change Conference to be Lit with GLP Impressions

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
COPENHAGEN —COP 15, also known as the United Nations Climate Change Conference, will draw representatives from 192 nations in December to discuss a global climate agreement. Seelite A/S and AEG Rent expect to be providing close to 1,000 GLP Impression fixtures for the 12-day event. Read More...

Rosco Lays Down the Floor in South Africa

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Rosco has supplied 90 linear meters of its black/white Dance Floor and a number of dance mats to the newly opened The Dance Space as part of a sponsorship deal with South Africa’s The Dance Forum. Read More...

Jonas Brothers Tour World with MAC III Profile

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• October 8, 2009
UNCASVILLE, CT — The Jonas Brothers world tour in support of their latest album, Lines, Vines and Trying Times, is using a lighting design by John LaBriola, production and lighting designer that incorporates Martin’s 1500-watt MAC III Profile to light the multiple-stage set. Read More...

White Light Transforms Wembley Stadium’s VIP Guest Rooms

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• October 8, 2009
LONDON — When Wembley Stadium decided to transform the VIP guest hospitality room for this summer’s major concerts, including AC/DC, Oasis, Take That, U2 and others, the venue’s management turned to White Light. Read More...

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