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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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Mor Kol added a dozen Pointes to its inventory to support the tour.
Mor Kol added a dozen Pointes to its inventory to support the tour.

Israel-Based Mor Kol Supplies Robe for Shimon Buskila Tour

PLSN Staff
International News

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel-based lighting and audio rental specialist Mor Kol is supplying Robe moving lights for the current tour featuring Shimon Buskila, one of the country’s best-known and popular singer / songwriters. Twelve new Pointes and 12 MMX Spots are being used for the tour designed by Amit Freeman.

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Prolite Event Solutions supplied the fixtures.
Prolite Event Solutions supplied the fixtures.

Yanni Performas at the Great Pyramids of Egypt with Martin Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GIZA, Egypt — For Yanni's sold-out, two-show run at the Great Pyramids of Egypt, which took place over the 2015 Halloween weekend, Prolite Event Solutions provided Martin’s MAC Viper AirFXs, MAC Quantum Washes, MAC 2000 Profiles and MAC 700 Washes. The shows were captured in 4K high-definition audio/video and will air in March as part of a PBS special entitled “Yanni: The Dream Concert – Live from the Great Pyramids of Egypt,” which will also be released on DVD and Blu-ray.

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A blend of LEDs and vintage Clay Paky fixtures were deployed.
A blend of LEDs and vintage Clay Paky fixtures were deployed.

Casinò Municipale di San Pellegrino Terme Makes Use of Vintage Clay Paky Gear

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SAN PELLEGRINO TERME, Italy - The Casinò Municipale di San Pellegrino Terme turned to Clay Paky fixtures - including some vintage gear - for a lighting solution. LD Giuseppe Cividini incorporated more than 100 Clay Paky GlowUp LED uplighters along with older but still functional Clay Paky V.I.P. 300s and with a Clay Paky glass optical unit from 1995.

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Elation’s Alan Rayner (left) with WSL’s Glen Brazil
Elation’s Alan Rayner (left) with WSL’s Glen Brazil

Wavelength Stageco Ltd. Invests in Elation Lighting as Part of Expansion Strategy

PLSN Staff
International News

BIRMINGHAM, U.K. - Wavelength Stageco Ltd (WSL) has invested in Elation Professional lighting products over the past few months, adding Elation SixPar 200 LED PAR lights, Colour Chorus 48 LED battens and Opti Quad Par LED color changers along with Platinum Beam 5R, Platinum Spot 15R Pro and Platinum Wash ZFX moving heads. Pictured here: Elation’s Alan Rayner (left) with WSL’s Glen Brazil.

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The 6m-diameter balloon represented the sun.
The 6m-diameter balloon represented the sun.

Inflatable Art by Rafael Lozano Hemmer for Ulm Church in Germany Uses Airstar Solution

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ULM, Germany – To commemorate 125 years since the completion of the 530-foot-high Ulm church tower spire, once the tallest man-made structure in the world, artist Rafael Lozano Hemmer worked with Airstar on a custom made air-filled Pendulair 600 balloon representing the sun. The balloon, six meters in diameter, weighed only about 55 pounds.

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Frank Turner photo by Alex Alevroyiannis
Frank Turner photo by Alex Alevroyiannis

For Frank Turner Show at London's Alexandra Palace, LD Shaun Moore Uses Networked Avolites Consoles

PLSN Staff
International News

LONDON - Nitelites LD Shaun Moore, who controlled a show for Frank Turner at Alexandra Palace recently, leveraged Avolites' Titan V9 Multi-User feature to network a Sapphire Touch and Tiger Touch II. The Sapphire Touch served as the main console, with the Tiger Touch II (TTII) used as Multi User and Back up. The system ran Art-Net through a Main and Back Up Luminex System.

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The Martha Graham Dance Company in Shanghai
The Martha Graham Dance Company in Shanghai

The Martha Graham Dance Company Performs in Shanghai, Lit with Gio-Controlled Source Four LED Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SHANGHAI, China – The Shanghai Grand Theatre (SGT) featured performances by the Martha Graham Dance Company. LD Nick Hung lit Graham’s classics with Source Four LED luminaires controlled by a Gio lighting-control system. ETC’s Chinese dealer, Hangzhou YiDaShi Lighting Equipment Co., Ltd., also played a significant role in the event by providing technical support for the show.

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