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LD Michal Dobek lit up the Spodek arena
LD Michal Dobek lit up the Spodek arena

Poland's Mayday Festival Features 100+ Clay Paky Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

KATOWICE, Poland – LD Michal Dobek created a memorable light show with more than 100 Clay Paky fixtures on the 16th edition of one of Poland’s biggest techno music events, the Mayday festival. Taking place across the three levels of Katowice’s Spodek Arena on Nov. 7, Dobek used 72 Clay Paky Sharpys and 32 Alpha Spot QWO 800 to shoot aerial effects over the audience at the event’s main stage. TSE supplied the festival lighting system and Dobek, Waldemar Osentowski and Marcin Kalużynski operated the main stage.

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Fall Out Boy tour photo by Jack Edinger
Fall Out Boy tour photo by Jack Edinger

Fall Out Boy Tours with Clay Paky Mythos, A.leda B-EYE K20s

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON – Fall Out Boy are on a world tour in support of their ‘American Beauty/American Psycho’ album with a perspective-bending lighting design by Robb Jibson using Clay Paky Mythos and A.leda B-EYE K20 fixtures. A.C.T Lighting supplied the 33 Mythos to Jibson for the tour. The 12x B-EYE K20s were supplied by Neg Earth.

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The miniaturized stage show includes tiny Robe fixtures.
The miniaturized stage show includes tiny Robe fixtures.

Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland Attraction Features Helene Fischer Concert Replica with Tiny Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

HAMBURG, Germany - Helene Fischer’s live show, lit with Robe fixtures, drew close to 110,000 to the Berlin Olympiastadion last summer. A miniature version of the show - at 1:87 scale - is now part of the Miniatur Wunderland attraction in Hamburg. Sven Hinzmann and the Miniatur Wunderland technical teams came up with miniaturized Robe gear including BMFL Spots, Pointes and LEDWash 600s for the tiny version of the stage show.

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Prolyte Group Honors Distributors
Prolyte Group Honors Distributors

Prolyte Group Honors Distributors

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

AMSTERDAM - During its yearly PIE event (Prolyte immersion event), which was held in Amsterdam from Jan. 10-12, Prolyte honored its distributing network by handing out awards for highest turnover levels, non-turnover related achievements and awards for special contribution.

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Quebradilla Bridge in Zacatecas, Mexico
Quebradilla Bridge in Zacatecas, Mexico

Quebradilla Bridge in Zacatecas, Mexico Glows with Light from Chauvet's Architectural Lighting Division

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ZACATECAS, Mexico – For a color wash on a section of elevated roadway that runs for close to 1000 feet, the Zacatecas State Government turned to Iluminacion Versatil S.A. de C.V., from Xalapa, Veracruz and lighting designer/project supervisor Luis Amaro. Amaro lit the roadway's underside with fixtures from Chauvet's ILUMINARC division.

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Avolites to Feature Ai R Series Media Servers, Titan V10 Preview at ISE
Avolites to Feature Ai R Series Media Servers, Titan V10 Preview at ISE

Avolites to Feature Ai R Series Media Servers, Titan V10 Preview at ISE

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

AMSTERDAM - Avolites will be at on stand 8-K330 at ISE to feature its Ai R Series media servers and preview the feature-rich new Titan V10 software. The company's redesigned, bespoke booth will feature a 'Media Integration Focus' area where visitors can get hands on with the latest in integrated lighting and video.

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Aida in Beijing
Aida in Beijing

Lighting Rig for Aida at the Beijing Opera House Includes Clay Paky Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BEIJING - For a production of Verdi's Aida at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, LD Vinicio Cheli worked with an Italy-based design team including stage designer Ezio Frigerio, director Francesco Micheli, costume designer Francia Squarciapino and Sergio Metalli, who dealt with the video projections. Cheli also included fixtures from Italy-based Clay Paky in the rig - Alpha Profile 1500s and Alpha Wash 1500s.

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'Terrorism' by Oleg and Vladimir Presnyakov
'Terrorism' by Oleg and Vladimir Presnyakov

Ambersphere Solutions Helps Introduce U.K. Technical Theatre Students to Ayrton Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

NOTTINGHAM, U.K. - For a production of 'Terrorism' by Oleg and Vladimir Presnyakov, Lucy Greaves, technical course leader at New College Nottingham, UK, met the need for a lighting effect that could focus on an actor's face by turning to  Glyn O’Donoghue at Ambersphere Solutions. O’Donoghue put Thor Andre’ from the Technical Sales team in charge of the project and he liaised directly with Technical Tutor, Andy Atkin. They worked toward a solution that included Ayrton MagicDot-R and Ayrton NandoBeam S3 fixtures.

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