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Artists, LDs Prepare for “Hope for Haiti Now” Telethon

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• January 21, 2010
NEW YORK - More than 100 top artists are teaming up to support the two-hour Hope for Haiti Now telethon, which will air Jan. 22 commercial-free on all major TV networks and appear on cable channels including CNN, HBO, MTV, TNT, BET, Showtime and others, along with live streaming and other support from Web sites such as YouTube, Myspace, Facebook and Twitter. Read More...

Adlib Supports Russell Howard U.K. Comedy Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 21, 2010
LIVERPOOL, U.K. - Laughing in the face of inclement winter weather, Adlib supplied lighting and sound for comedian Russell Howard's recent 10-date arena tour throughout the U.K. Howard is the star of Mock The Week and Russell Howard's Good News. Read More...

Full Sail University Donates Flashlights for Haiti Earthquake Relief

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• January 21, 2010
WINTER PARK, FL - In an effort to aid the victims of the Haiti earthquake, Full Sail University donated more than 500 new flashlights and batteries to Harvest Time International. The flashlights were used in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for "World's Largest Torchlit (Flashlight) Logo/Image Formed by People" and were a needed item on the Haiti relief donation list. Read More...

Wybron Mobile Showroom Hitting the Road Again

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• January 20, 2010
LAS VEGAS - Wybron's Mobile Showroom is hitting the road again, and with February stops confirmed in the desert Southwest, there's a pretty good chance that when the truck hits the road, it won't be slipping off of it in icy winter weather. Read More...

HSL Plans Kinesys Technical Training Workshop

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 20, 2010
BLACKBURN, U.K. - HSL is offering a Kinesys technical training workshop at its facility here on March 1-2, 2010. The training has been designed to work as a one-day or a two-day course to suit all levels of interest. Read More...

Coemar Gear Used for Robin Williams HBO Special

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• January 20, 2010
WASHINGTON DC - When Robin Williams taped his HBO special, Weapons of Self-Destruction, at Washington, D.C.'s DAR Constitution Hall, Atomic Lighting provided LD Tom Beck with 44 Coemar Infinity Wash XLs and 24 Infinity ACLs. Read More...

Apollo Named U.S. Distributor for Multiform Lighting

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• January 20, 2010
FORT WAYNE, IN - Expanding its reach into the luminaire market, Apollo Design Technology has been named U.S. distributor for Multiform Lighting products. Apollo had also been named U.S. distributor for Spotlight Srl's Mini line of architectural fixtures late last year. Read More...

More than 1,000 GLP Impressions at COP15 Summit

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• January 19, 2010
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Seelite A/S and LD Lars Nissen used more than 1,000 GLP Impression fixtures to light the plenum rooms, television broadcast locations and other ancillary areas of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP 15. Read More...

Martin Gear Helps Ring In the New Year

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• January 19, 2010
NEW YORK - Lighting Designer Lee Rose of Design Partners used some of the first Martin MAC 401 Dual lighting fixtures available in the U.S. on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve," and, airing the week before, another ABC TV holiday special, "Disney Park's Christmas Day Parade." Read More...

Cooper Controls Names Francois Barthelemi Sales Manager for Southern Europe

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• January 18, 2010
CWMBRAN, U.K. - Cooper Controls named Francois Barthelemi sales manager for Southern Europe. Barthelemi will manage France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey for State Automation high density dimming systems and Zero 88 entertainment lighting controls products. Read More...

Enttec Aleph 1 LED Strips

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• January 18, 2010
Enttec Pty of Melbourne, Australia recently entered the LED engine market with the introduction of the Aleph 1 series of LED linear strips. Designed for cove, under-cabinet and display applications, these medium-powered strips are available in warm white, cool white and RGB, in 300mm, 600mm and 900mm lengths. Read More...

Particle Wave Creative Led by Karen Hill, Hans Shoop

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• January 18, 2010
BALTIMORE, MD - Particle Wave Creative has been formed and is being led by its principals Karen Hill and Hans Shoop. The company is focused on event management, production management, lighting and event design. It will have a regional focus on projects in the Washington, D.C., New York City and New England markets. Read More...

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