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Crowded Wooden Pier Collapses During Music Festival in Spain; Over 300 Injured

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 13, 2018
VIGO, Spain – A 30-meter section of a crowded wooden pier gave way during a music festival in the coastal city of Vigo in northwest Spain on Aug. 12, sending hundreds of spectators, many of them teens, tumbling into the water. More than 300 were treated for injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises to broken arms and legs. No fatalities were reported. The incident took place close to midnight on the last night of a three-day "O Marisquino" music festival while urban hip-hop artist Daniel Vidal, a.k.a. Rels B, performed. Five of the injured were reported to be in serious condition. First responders include police and paramedics. Authorities are investigating the cause of the incident. Read More...

Leadership Tennessee Glows With Bandit Lites

PLSN Staff •
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• August 13, 2018
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Leadership Tennessee held its Fifth Anniversary Gala, where members of the first five classes along with members of the new sixth class were invited to celebrate the accomplishments of the organization’s efforts to enhance their local communities and move the state of Tennessee forward. More details from Bandit (www.BanditLites.com): First Lady Chrissy […] Read More...

Theatre De Blauwe Kei Becomes First 100% LED Theatre In The Netherlands With CHAUVET Professional Ovation

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  • International News
• August 13, 2018
The theatre’s owners decided to set an unprecedented benchmark: to be the first 100% LED theatre in the country Read More...

Elation @ PLASA 2018 – Stand H40

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  • Product News
• August 13, 2018
LOS ANGELES – Elation will be showcasing at PLASA Stand H40 the Smarty Hybrid™, a full featured, CMY color mixing Spot, Beam and Wash fixture. At the heart of the fixture is the new Platinum lamp using “FLEX” technology which offers a “smartly” designed discharge lamp/ballast package (6,000 hour lamp life) for high output / […] Read More...

Tedeschi Trucks Band Hits the Road with “Wheels Of Soul” Tour

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• August 10, 2018
MORRISON, CO - The Tedeschi Trucks Band hit the road again in 2018 with their "Wheels Of Soul" tour. The summer trek launched in Jacksonville, FL in late June and wrapped up with two nights at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO July 28-29. Lighting director Brian Pirrone used an all-LED rig supplied by BML Blackbird that included Martin, Claypaky and Chauvet fixtures. Read More...

Counting Crows 2018 Tour Rig Includes Chauvet Professional Strike 1 Fixtures

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• August 10, 2018
HOLMDEL, NJ - The Counting Crows are out on their current "25 Years and Counting" tour with opening act Live, a trek that is taking the Berkeley, CA-based band from the West Coast across the heartland, then from the East Coast and back to the Midwest from late June through late September. LD Mike Zielinski is using Chauvet Strike 1 fixtures for three key roles: accent lighting, backlighting and blinders. Upstaging is supplying the lighting for the tour. Read More...

Harry The Hirer Invests In CHAUVET Professional Maverick MK2 Profiles From Showtools International

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  • Featured
  • International News
  • Newsroom
• August 10, 2018
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –-For the past 35 years, multinational corporations, event managers, trade show organizers and anyone else involved in an event or conference has trusted Harry The Hirer as their one-stop supplier. The full-service company, which provides a broad range of event products, along with a high-end in-house technical production service, has grown to be […] Read More...

Ushio America Introduces New LED Twin Tube Lamps with High CRI for Broadcast and Cinema Color Quality

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• August 10, 2018
CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA — Ushio America, Inc. introduces new LED Twin Tubes (LTT) to its ColourMaxTM series. The 23W ColourMax LTT tubes are direct drop-in upgrades for broadcast and cinema production where color quality remains a critical element to the process of creating content. Other applications where accurate color is mission critical includes design and art […] Read More...

Gearhouse Group (South Africa) Adds Showcom to Group

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  • On the Move
• August 10, 2018
SOUTH AFRICA – The Gearhouse Group’s collection of companies, branches and divisions service the conferencing, exhibition and event industries holistically. The Group is constantly evolving to meet changing needs, and while each company operates individually, they also fit neatly together to provide the widest range of technical services currently available in South Africa. Gearhouse recently […] Read More...

Weatherproof Elation Lighting for Federal Hill Commons Amphitheater in Indiana

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• August 10, 2018
Federal Hill Commons, a 6.5 acre multi-use site just north of Indianapolis in Noblesville, Indiana, recently opened a community amphitheater designed to hold any and every type of outdoor event. Read More...

Robe for Mega HLSR Event

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• August 10, 2018
Lighting designer Nathan Brittain from LD Systems chose to work nearly 250 Robe moving lights on his rig for the 2018 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Read More...

Anolis Appoints Peer Oestergaard as Sales Director

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  • On the Move
• August 10, 2018
CZ – Architectural LED lighting manufacturer Anolis has appointed Peer Oestergaard as Sales Director. Peer will be managing and coordinating Anolis sales teams globally and ensuring that the brand continues to proactively build its profile, visibility and reputation for quality and innovative products and excellent service worldwide. More details from Anolis (www.anolis.eu): Anolis Director Tim […] Read More...

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