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Robe Used for Slovakian Launch of Audi Q5

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2009
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Robe moving lights were in action on the Slovakian launch of the new Audi Q5, staged in the former factory for Cvernovka fabric and produced by Promea for Porsche Interauto Slovakia. Read More...

Martin LC Series Creates Musical’s Rubik’s Cube

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2009
ESSEN, Germany — German musical Ich Will Spass!, currently playing at the Colosseum Theater, is a throwback to the more carefree days of the 1980s. Written and produced by Stage Entertainment, Ich Will Spass!"(I Want to Have Fun!) features a multi-colored Rubik's Cube illuminated using Martin LC Series LED panels. Read More...

Robe Gives Museum Costume Exhibit Theatrical Touch

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 9, 2009
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Lighting designer Andrej Hajdinjak approached Robe’s distributor MK Light Sound to assist in providing lighting for an exhibition of costumes by Slovenia costume designer Alan Hranitelj, staged at the National Museum of Slovenia. Read More...

ARRI Names Kennel Chief Technology Officer

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2009
BURBANK, Calif. — ARRI named Glenn Kennel to the newly created position of chief technology officer. Kennel will work from the Burbank office with responsibilities that include overseeing digital intermediate, digital camera technologies and supporting workflows. Read More...

Scharff Weisberg Helps MoMA Provide Rist Installation

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2009
NEW YORK — Scharff Weisberg provided video and audio support for the large-scale installation, Pour Your Body Out (7354 Cubic Meters), by Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist in The Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Klaus Biesenbach, the Museum’s Chief Curator of the Department of Media, organized the exhibition. Read More...

ETC Offers Russian Option on Web Site

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2009
MIDDLETON, WI — ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls) has expanded its Web site to include content in Russian for Eastern Europe, in addition to German and English. The new section brings together the Russian-language information ETC has produced over the last several years. Read More...

LMG Completes Orlando HQ Expansion

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2009
ORLANDO — LMG, Inc. recently completed a 50,000 square foot expansion project of the firm’s corporate headquarters. The addition brings LMG’s warehouse and office space to 108,000 square feet. LMG said the warehouse expansion provides the needed space for the company’s growing inventory of equipment. Read More...

ESTA and USITT Offer Eos Console Training

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2009
NEW YORK—The Joint Training Initiative of The ESTA Foundation and USITT will offer Eos Console Training for Basic/Intermediate Programmers June 1 and 2. This two-day course is designed to help beginning and intermediate level programmers advance their professional proficiency with the Eos console. Read More...

J.R. Clancy Provides Rigging for RPI’s EMPAC

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 9, 2009
TROY, NY — When the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute opened last fall, its theatre, concert hall and two studios were equipped with automated rigging from J. R. Clancy, Inc. Read More...

New Gear Adds Color to TSO Laser Show

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 8, 2009
AUSTIN, TX — Laser Design Productions (LDP) added a more diversified full-color look with the addition of two air cooled 10 watt full-color diode lasers for the 2008/2009 Trans Siberian Orchestra Tour. Read More...

Robert Juliat Followspots for Alice Tully Hall

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• February 8, 2009
NEW YORK — Two Robert Juliat Victor 1800W followspots have been installed at  the renovated Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, which is used for music, theater, dance and film.  Part of a multi-theater project, the renovation required that 150 existing fixtures be picked up and refurbished, with the purchase of a few new instruments as well. Read More...

Bloc Party’s “Intimacy” Tour Using I-Pix

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 8, 2009
GLASGOW, U.K. — Lighting designer Jonathan Armstrong, a.k.a. “Leggy,” is using 21 i-Pix BB7 LED wash lights and 19 i-Pix BB4 blinders for Bloc Party’s Intimacy world tour, the first time he’s used either fixture on one of his shows. Read More...

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