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Bandit Lites Sees the (Green) Light

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• January 27, 2010
KNOXVILLE, TN - Bandit Lites has announced a new "green" emphasis with a stated goal to be "80 percent LED" by 2011. Read More...

Sound Power Energizes U.K. Bar Scene with PR Lighting

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
NOTTINGHAM, U.K. - Sound Power, which has been providing U.K. bars with moving spot and wash lights for two decades, has been outfitting popular drinking establishments with gear from PR Lighting since the 1990s, according to director David Ridout. Read More...

Summit Steel Rigs National TV Awards at O2

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
LONDON - Summit Steel supplied rigging services plus all trussing & motors required for the 2010 National TV Awards, which moved to London's O2 Arena for the first time. It was hosted by Dermot O'Leary and broadcast live on the UK's ITV1 channel. Read More...

Chinese Grand Theatre Opens with Robert Juliat Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
HEFEI, China - The recently-completed Hefei Grand Theatre has been equipped with Robert Juliat lighting gear, including a number of 2000W Profiles, PCs, Fresnels and followspots. Hefei, a cultural center in China's Anhui Province, is home to a style of Chinese opera that evolved from artistic forms including folk songs and folk dances. Read More...

Robe CitySource 96s Used for Helsinki Light Season

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
HELSINKI, Finland - Over 100 Robe CitySource 96 LED wash fixtures were used to illuminate Helsinki's 2009 Light Season, which lit up the Finnish capitol's Parliament House and the Council of State and University buildings. Mikki Kunttu designed the lighting for both sites, expanding on his design last year for Senate Square. Read More...

PRG V676 Lighting Console Makes Broadway Debut

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• January 27, 2010
NEW YORK - When the new musical Fela! opened recently, it also marked the Broadway debut of the PRG V676 lighting console. Much of the lighting in Fela! takes place beyond the stage, and PRG worked closely with LD Robert Wierzel and Timothy Rogers, the lighting programmer, on the production. Read More...

E/T/C London Projection Marks Cambridge 800 Finale

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, U.K. - Large-scale projections designed by Ross Ashton helped bring the year-long celebration for Cambridge University's 800th year to a close. Called Transforming Tomorrow, the light shows were projected onto Cambridge's Senate House and adjacent Old School, and also part of Kings College Chapel and the nearby Gibbs Building. Read More...

Besix Event Uses Compulite, Clay Paky Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
BRUSSELS - Besix, a Belgian conglomerate, marked 100 years in business with a show designed by Luc Petit featuring some 70 dancers and acrobats. Tof Leuba, the show's programmer, used Compulite gear to control the Procon Belgium-supplied rig, which included an assortment of Clay Paky and Vari-Lite light fixture along with Robert Juliat followspots. Read More...

Tallest Building Celebration Lit with Space Cannon Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 27, 2010
DUBAI, U.A.E. - Soaring 2,717 feet in height (828 meters) - more than twice as high as the 1,250-foot-high Empire State Building - the Burj Kahlifa opened with lighting and projection complementing the Jan. 4 fireworks and water effects display for the opening of the $1.5 billion structure. Read More...

The Glacier Garden Museum Exhibit Uses Medialon for Control

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• January 27, 2010
BAIE-COMEAU, Quebec - The Glacier Garden, an indoor/outdoor museum, lets visitors travel back in time to the Ice Age and learn about the impact of climate change on animal migration. XYZ Cultural Technology, a Canadian integrator and AV designer company, chose Medialon as the main controller of the indoor part of the museum. Read More...

Deep South Productions Expands Clay Paky Inventory

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• January 26, 2010
SULPHUR, LA - Deep South Productions (DSP), whose lighting inventory already included Clay Paky Stage Zoom and Stage Color 1200 fixtures, recently got a chance to put their latest inventory addition, a batch of Alpha Spot 700 HPE fixtures acquired through PRG Distribution, to the test. Read More...

JB-Lighting JBLED A4

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• January 25, 2010
The JBLED A4 from JB Lighting is a compact LED moving head fixture designed for use on smaller stages, clubs, and other smaller venues. The A4 contains 60 Luxeon LEDs and features the same 8 degrees to 28 degrees optical zoom system found in the JBLED A7. Read More...

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