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Carnival Ship’s Show Lounge to Light Up with LaserNet ScannerPros

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 5, 2009
MIAMI — Carnival Cruise Line’s soon-to-be-launched Dream is planning to give berth space to three of LaserNet’s new 5.2W RGBW ScannerPros. The mega-ship, the biggest in Carnival’s fleet, will offer its guests a wide range of dining and entertainment options when it’s launched this fall. Read More...

Bloc Party Rig Includes More i-Pix BB7s

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 5, 2009
LONDON — LD Jonathan “Leggy” Armstrong upped his count of i-Pix BB7 LED wash lights from 19 to 35 for Bloc Party’s two shows at London Olympia, part of a world tour that kicked off in January. Read More...

Epic Production Technologies Names Kelley Senior Account Executive

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 4, 2009
TORONTO — Epic Production Technologies named Martin Kelley senior account executive. Kelley has worked as a technician, lighting consultant and designer of music videos and tours, and, most recently, on the sales and account representation side of the business with bands including Rage Against the Machine, The Killers, Feist, Daughtry, Virgin Festivals and Linkin Park. Read More...

Chauvet LEDs Help Turn Civic Center Arena into House of Worship

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 4, 2009
TUCSON, AZ — Total Lighting Support used Chauvet LED fixtures for Calvary Chapel Tucson’s Easter service, which effectively turned the Tucson Civic Center into a house of worship for 9,000 attendees. Read More...

Iluminarc Line Debuts at Lightfair in New York

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 4, 2009
NEW YORK — Chauvet & Sons, Inc. launched its Iluminarc subsidiary and brand of architectural lighting products at Lightfair International, May 5-7. More than 20 LED-fitted products were on display. Read More...

Eurovision Contestants in Slovakia Lit by Robe

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 4, 2009
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — LD Martin Kubanka used Robe moving lights and REDBlinders for the live TV show that selected who would represent Slovakia at the 2009 Eurovision song contest later this month. The show was staged at Slovakian Television headquarters and broadcast live on STV1. Read More...

Anvil Cases Launch C.E.R.V.

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• May 4, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Anvil Cases has a new service for the Southern California region for case repairs and modifications. The company’s Case Emergency Repair Vehicle (C.E.R.V.) is equipped to repair, modify, re-foam and replace hardware and casters at the customer’s site. Read More...

Lighting for Petter Dass Museum Controlled by Medialon

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 4, 2009
SANDNESSJØEN, Norway — A Medialon Manager Show & Media Control system has been integrated in the Petter Dass Museum in this city in northern Norway. The museum, which tells the story of Petter Dass, a 17th century Norwegian clergyman and poet, was designed by the architect Snøhetta. Read More...

Noise Ensemble Lit with SGM Idea 250s

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 4, 2009
CAMBRIDGE, U.K. —Noise Ensemble, a percussion group, toured the U.K. with 30 SGM Idea 250 moving lights supplied by Snap To Black, the tour’s supplier of lighting, AV, crew and production management. The purchase was made through SGM’s U.K. distributor, Lightfactor Sales. Read More...

Elaine Paige Tours U.K. with Martin Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 4, 2009
LONDON — Elaine Paige, known as the “First Lady of British Musical Theatre,” took to the road for her recent U.K. tour marking 40 years since her stage debut. LD Martin Nicholas lit the tour using new Martin gear supplied by Amber Lites of Scotland. Read More...

Spring Brings Robe’s Robins to Croatia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 2, 2009
PULA, Croatia — Robe’s Robin products, introduced at ProLight + Sound in Frankfurt, have been spotted in other countries as well, including Croatian distributor Sali Trade’s third annual Open Day. The event was staged at the Dom Hrvatskih Branitelju (House of the Croatian Army). Read More...

The Killers Tour with Chroma-Q Color Web

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 2, 2009
LAS VEGAS —The Killers’ Day & Age world tour is knocking off some big visuals with 2,852 square feet of video effect backdrop created by Chroma-Q™ Color Web™ 125 LED panels. Tour LD Steven Douglas saw the semi-transparent video surface as a way to enhance the band’s performance rather than detract from it. Read More...

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