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Tegen De Sterren Op (Against the Stars) at Antwerp Sportpalais. Photo by Louise Stickland
Tegen De Sterren Op (Against the Stars) at Antwerp Sportpalais. Photo by Louise Stickland

Belgian Comedy Show Staged Live with Lighting from Painting with Light

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ANTWERP, Belgium - A show design team from Painting with Light, led by Luc Peumans, delivered the set, video and lighting that helped present a live version of Belgian comedy TV show Tegen De Sterren Op (Against the Stars) at Antwerp Sportpalais. Two of the live shows were staged.

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Paul 'Arlo’ Guthrie included Robe BMFL Spots and PATT 2013 fixtures
Paul 'Arlo’ Guthrie included Robe BMFL Spots and PATT 2013 fixtures

Paul Guthrie Lights Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Euro Tour with Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON  Macklemore & Ryan Lewis recently completed their 2016 European/U.K. jaunt with more than 30 gigs scheduled from early March to late April. The lighting and visuals design by Paul "Arlo" Guthrie included Robe BMFL Spots and PATT 2013 fixtures. The duo are set to kick off their North American tour in Vancouver, BC later this month.

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SXS Events used 16 Rogue R2 Washes
SXS Events used 16 Rogue R2 Washes

London Mayor's Office Lit with Chauvet Professional Rogue Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Leading up to the historic election that would choose Sadiq Khan, London's first Muslim mayor, SXS Events used 16 Rogue R2 Washes to illuminate the London Mayor’s office, located near the Thames and Tower Bridge. The RGBW LED fixtures were used to wash the entire edifice and draw attention to an HD-projected image displaying the words: “5 May: Have your say.” Khan assumed office May 8.

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Tom Grant and Nathan Wan worked with more than 80 Robe fixtures for the event.
Tom Grant and Nathan Wan worked with more than 80 Robe fixtures for the event.

2016 Bhangra Showdown, U.K. Dance Competition, Lit with Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BIRMINGHAM, UK - The 2016 Bhangra Showdown (TBS) event produced by Kudos AV and the Imperial College Punjabi Society is a major Bhangra dance competition. This year the event moved to Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena. The event featured an impressive lighting design created by Tom Grant and Nathan Wan, which used 80 Robe moving lights at its core – 16x BMFL Wash XFs, 18x MMX Spots, 24x LEDWash 600s and 12xPointes.

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Adele 2016 tour photo by Ralph Larmann
Adele 2016 tour photo by Ralph Larmann

Patrick Woodroffe and Adam Bassettt Use Robe Fixtures for Adele Tour

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

COLOGNE, Germany - For the current "Adele Live 2016" world tour, which typically opens with "Hello" and wraps with a final encore of "Rolling in the Deep," the British vocalist has been able to fill the biggest arenas in the U.K. and Europe, often on consecutive dates. Patrick Woodroffe and Adam Bassett, along with lighting director Roland Greil, have supported the artist with a variety of impressive looks with a rig that includes nearly 100 fixtures from Robe.

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'Circle of Light' Festival in Moscow
'Circle of Light' Festival in Moscow

'Circle of Light' Festival in Moscow Lit with Martin Lighting Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MOSCOW — Harman's Martin fixtures illuminated the 5th International Circle of Light festival in Moscow for nine days last fall. Several architectural landmarks of the capital city were used in a variety of multimedia and lighting installations aimed at transforming urban spaces into canvases for innovative works of art. Russian company LBL developed the concept of the festival, and the team collaborated with designers from gst.moscow to deploy a range of modern lighting solutions, including Martin fixtures, in order to implement their creative ideas.

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Halsey performed with Ayrton MagicBlade-R and MagicPanel-R fixtures
Halsey performed with Ayrton MagicBlade-R and MagicPanel-R fixtures

Okulus Design for Halsey’s Travels in Europe Includes Ayrton Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GLASGOW, Scotland - American singer and songwriter Halsey kicked off the European section of her Badlands tour at Glasgow’s O2 Academy earlier this year. Creative Directors of production design company Okulus, Louis Oliver and James Scott, turned to Ayrton once again when creating an adaptable lighting design which could be modified to suit all of the venues in the European tour dates.

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NW Group Equipping New Zealand Venues with HES Hog Consoles
NW Group Equipping New Zealand Venues with HES Hog Consoles

NW Group Equipping New Zealand Venues with HES Hog Consoles

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

AUCKLAND - New Zealand’s theatres, venues and hire companies have embraced the High End Systems Hog platform, with multiple units installed around the country by NW Group. The latest addition, a Road Hog 4 in Auckland’s SKYCITY Theatre, joins a flagship Hog 4 in Tauranga’s Baycourt Theatre, a Road Hog 4 in Auckland’s Bruce Mason Theatre, multiple Hog models across the seven council-run Positively Wellington Venues, and Hogs for hire across the country.

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Rigging Box Adds New Prolyte Truss to Rental Inventory
Rigging Box Adds New Prolyte Truss to Rental Inventory

Rigging Box Adds New Prolyte Truss to Rental Inventory

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

UTRECHT, The Netherlands  - Rigging Box, a Dutch rigging supplies rental companyh that is part of Ampco Flashlight Group, added to its inventory of Prolyte Truss by using that company's Truss Exchange Program. The program encourages Prolyte truss end users to exchange their older, well-used inventory items for brand-new gear. Rigging Box's staff and new Prolyte truss are pictured here.

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Elite Sound and Lighting’s Darren Russell on the left with Andrew Tweedie, CTC’s Head of Lighting
Elite Sound and Lighting’s Darren Russell on the left with Andrew Tweedie, CTC’s Head of Lighting

Canberra Theatre Center Invests in Robe

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CANBERRA, Australia - Canberra Theatre Centre (CTC) has three main venues – the 1,244 seat Canberra Theatre; The Playhouse, which holds 614; and The Studio, a black box space with 100 capacity. Last year, the CTC invested in its first moving lights. Head of lighting Andrew Tweedie opted for Robe fixtures, which were delivered by Elite Sound and Lighting. Pictured here is Elite Sound and Lighting’s Darren Russell on the left with Andrew Tweedie, CTC’s Head of Lighting.

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