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Bat For Lashes U.K. Tour Theatrically Lit by Adlib

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 12, 2009
LONDON — Adlib supplied lighting equipment and crew for lighting designer Ali Pike on the latest U.K. leg of the Bat For Lashes’ Two Suns 2009 world tour, which has been ongoing most of the year following the release of Natasha Khan’s second album. Read More...

SGM Extends its Presence in Europe

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 11, 2009
LEIGH-ON-SEA, U.K. — SGM has extended its presence in Europe with its SGM UK office. The company’s U.K. director of sales, Phil Price, pledged that “our commitment will focus on providing the right pre- and after-sales assistance. Read More...

ESTA Announces 2010 Board of Directors

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• November 11, 2009
NEW YORK—The Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA) has elected its 2010 Board of Directors. Elected to their first terms were Manufacturer Director, Charlie Davidson and Professional Services Director, Jules Lauve. Charlie is the Chief Operating Officer for ARRI Inc. and Jules is an Associate at Theatre Projects Consultants. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Supports Events at Guggenheim Museum

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• November 11, 2009
NEW YORK — Scharff Weisberg helped the Guggenheim Museum celebrate its 50th anniversary by providing support for several key events, including artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Levels of Nothingness. Read More...

Bulbtronics Opens Las Vegas Distribution Center

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• November 11, 2009
LAS VEGAS — Bulbtronics, Inc. has opened its seventh stocking site near the Las Vegas Strip. Bulbtronics expected the facility to serve the hospitality, stage, studio, theatre and live event markets with bulbs, LEDs, expendables and other lighting equipment. The company also announced that Jason Falkenmayer has relocated to Las Vegas and has been named South Western Regional Manager. Read More...

Graham Eales Moves to Philips; “New Era” at Cooper Controls

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• November 9, 2009
LONDON — Philips Lighting named Graham Eales entertainment controls systems director, Europe. Eales had recently left Cooper Controls, where he had been managing director for the Zero 88 brand. Read More...

Parnelli Awards Gala Close to Sellout

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• November 9, 2009
LAS VEGAS — If you haven’t yet reserved your spot at the 2009 Parnelli Awards gala, now is the time. The Nov. 20 Awards Dinner (8 p.m.) follows the Neil Diamond Crew Reunion Party at 7 p.m. Both will be held at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Fla. For tickets to the gala, go to www.parnelliawards.com/reservations. Read More...

Element Labs Secures New Financing for Expansion

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• November 9, 2009
SANTA CLARA, CA — Element Labs recently completed a round of financing led by Expansion Capital, which announced plans to build on its existing Cobra V8 and C11 product offerings with additional products using the Cobra platform. Read More...

MAC 250 Beam on HOW Event at Wembley Arena

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 9, 2009
LONDON — Entec Sound & Light recently purchased and used the new Martin MAC 250 Beam on a House of Worship event at Wembley Arena, the “Word at Work Conference” hosted by Christ Embassy. The religious service was held five times at Wembley Arena over three days. Read More...

ETC Eos Handles 500 Cues for Green Day Rock Opera

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• November 9, 2009
BERKELEY, CA — American Idiot, the rock album by Green Day, is now a rock opera performed at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. LD Kevin Adams is using an ETC Eos lighting control system for the production. Read More...

ProMolded 19-pin Cable Assemblies by TMB

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• November 9, 2009
TMB is launching the first products in the ProMolded Assembly range. 19-pin (six-circuit) stage lighting cables, break-ins and break-outs are now available with TMB’s ruggedized ProCable and premium ProSeries connectors.  In-house retrofit services for conventional non-molded 19-pin cables are also available. Read More...

Durham Cathedral Lit with Robe Fixtures for Sting Holiday Special

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• November 9, 2009
DURHAM, U.K. — HSL supplied over 100 Robe moving lights, including ColorWash 1200E ATs and ColorWash 2500E ATs, for a holiday TV special and DVD shoot staged by Sting in Durham Cathedral. The LD for the show was Manfred “Ollie” Olma. Read More...

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