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Taiwan-based Heng Mao Invests in Prolyte B100RV Truss
Taiwan-based Heng Mao Invests in Prolyte B100RV Truss

Taiwan-based Heng Mao Invests in Prolyte B100RV Truss

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

TAIWAN - Looking for a recognized brand to reflect the company’s high quality reputation, Heng Mao selected Prolyte to supply B100RV truss for its expanding rigging department. Heng Mao is one of the main players for rental of truss constructions and hardware integration in the event and touring industry in Taiwan. With a wish to grow and further expand their business, they were looking to invest in truss with a high loading capacity for their rigging department.

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Sascha Grammel's new show has been televised from the Theater am Marientor in Duisburg, Germany
Sascha Grammel's new show has been televised from the Theater am Marientor in Duisburg, Germany

Sascha Grammel, Puppet Comic, Lit with Clay Paky Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DUISBURG, Germany — For puppet comic Sascha Grammel, whose latest show debuted early this year and has since been broadcast from the Theater am Marientor in Duisburg, Germany,  P2 Veranstaltungstechnik has been providing a rig centered on Clay Paky fixtures. The setup includes 16 Clay Paky B-EYE K10 Easy units and 54 Clay Paky B-EYE K20s, with one grandMA2 light and two grandMA2 full-size lighting desks with two MA plus MK2 Video Processing Units (VPUs) and two MA Network Processing Units (NPUs) for control.

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dbn supplied gear for the Main Stage (pictured here), Stage 3 (The Rotunda), Stage 5 (Elrow), Stage 6 (The Colonnade) and Stage 8. Photo by Justine Trickett
dbn supplied gear for the Main Stage (pictured here), Stage 3 (The Rotunda), Stage 5 (Elrow), Stage 6 (The Colonnade) and Stage 8. Photo by Justine Trickett

dbn Supplies Gear for Parklife 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MANCHESTER, U.K. – Parklife, formerly known as The Parklife Weekender, is an independent music festival held annually in Manchester. This year’s event saw 140,000 people attend the two day festival held on June 11-12. dbn Lighting were back in Heaton Park, where they supplied lighting, rigging and LED screen to five out of the eight main performance areas – including the Main Stage, Stage 3 (The Rotunda), Stage 5 (Elrow), Stage 6 (The Colonnade) and Stage 8 which was hosted by two pumping club nights MTA and MK.

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Guus Meeuwis Show in the Netherlands Lit with Robe Fixtures
Guus Meeuwis Show in the Netherlands Lit with Robe Fixtures

Guus Meeuwis Show in the Netherlands Lit with Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands - For Dutch performer Guus Meeuwis's four sold-out show at the Philips Stadion in Eindhoven, LD  Marco Driessen from creative lighting and visual design practice, The Art of Light used 360 Robe moving lights. The fixtures lit up the set designed by Ronald van den Bersselaar of BEEO.

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Show Technology supplied the gear, with technical manager Mike Gearin working with Bruce Dwyer to put the system together.
Show Technology supplied the gear, with technical manager Mike Gearin working with Bruce Dwyer to put the system together.

Sydney's Star Hotel and Casino Brightens with Clay Paky SuperSharpys

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SYDNEY — For Vivid Sydney 2016, the Star hotel and casino presented roof-mounted beams from 36 Clay Paky SuperSharpys, protecting each fixture from the elements with Clay Paky Igloos. Show Technology supplied the gear, with technical manager Mike Gearin working with Bruce Dwyer to put the system together. Thirty-six IP-rated ShowPro LED Flood EX36 were positioned between the Supersharpys for color wash.

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The Pirelli event at the race track in Estoril, Portugal
The Pirelli event at the race track in Estoril, Portugal

LD Giovanni Pinna Uses Sharpys for Tire Company Event at Portugal Race Track

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ESTORIL, Portugal — For the rollout of Pirelli’s latest tire offerings, Newtonlab’s Lucio Ferreira turned to LD Giovanni Pinna for a lighting design assist. The event’s lighting, staged at the race track in Estoril, Portugal, included Clay Paky’s bright, sharp and quick Sharpy fixtures. Musical Box VR provided the gear.

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he GLS team, headed by Wil Thomas and John Curtis, flew 12 Rogue R1 Beam, 8 Rogue R2 Wash and 8 Rogue R2 Beam fixtures on the upstage truss.
he GLS team, headed by Wil Thomas and John Curtis, flew 12 Rogue R1 Beam, 8 Rogue R2 Wash and 8 Rogue R2 Beam fixtures on the upstage truss.

GLS Lighting Warms Glastonbury’s Avalon Stage with Chauvet Professional Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

PILTON, U.K. – The the lineup of folk/roots bands performing at the Glastonbury Festival's Field of Avalon performance area, GLS Lighting provided a rig that included a collection of Rogue and Strike 4 fixtures from Chauvet Professional. The GLS team, headed by Wil Thomas and John Curtis, flew 12 Rogue R1 Beam, 8 Rogue R2 Wash and 8 Rogue R2 Beam fixtures on the upstage truss.

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MJF Lighting decided the scale of the production warranted new followspots and invested in four Robert Juliat Merlin 2500W HMI followspots specifically for the show
MJF Lighting decided the scale of the production warranted new followspots and invested in four Robert Juliat Merlin 2500W HMI followspots specifically for the show

Robert Juliat Merlin Followspots Shine During Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in New Zealand

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

WELLINGTON, NZ - When the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo came to the Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand in February 2016, production supplier, MJF Lighting decided the scale of the production warranted new followspots and invested in four Robert Juliat Merlin 2500W HMI followspots specifically for the spectacular show.

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Photo by Michal Cerveny
Photo by Michal Cerveny

Robe Sponsors 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, Lights Entertainment Stage

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

NOVE MESTO na MORAVE, Czech Republic - Robe sponsored the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships held in Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic, part of Robe’s 2016 ‘Working with Winners’ initiative. Robe partnered with leading Slovakian rental company Q-99 for the 2016 Championships to supply over 100 of the latest Robe moving lights - Squares, BMFL Blades and BMFL WashBeams, Pointes and ColorStrobes - to the event’s entertainment stage.

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U.K.'s Key Theatre Unlocks Savings with Philips Selecon RAMA LED Fresnels
U.K.'s Key Theatre Unlocks Savings with Philips Selecon RAMA LED Fresnels

U.K.'s Key Theatre Unlocks Savings with Philips Selecon RAMA LED Fresnels

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

PETERBOROUGH, U.K. - Key Theatre replaced its tungsten Fresnels with 36 energy-efficient Philips Selecon RAMA LED Fresnel luminaires to save on power and add functionality to the lighting system. The new fixtures were supplied and fitted by Stage Electrics, whose technical sales consultant, Andy Elsegood, recommended the RAMA LED Fresnels as a crisp, white LED solution for the theatre's range of stage lighting requirements.

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The troupe performs an atmospheric synthesis of classical and street dance
The troupe performs an atmospheric synthesis of classical and street dance

"Red Bull Wrong Side" by Jack's Garret Dance Troupe LIt with Martin Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MOSCOW— For Red Bull Wrong Side, a touring show featuring Jack's Garret, a nine person modern dance troupe, LD Evgeny Romakhin worked with a Martin M6 console to provide a special mood for each moment of the original, jointly choreographed work. The six-month tour culminated in a sold out series of shows at Moscow’s Pushkin Drama Theatre. Romakhin's Martin-controlled rig also included Martin lighting fixtures: 38 MAC Aura XBs, 18 MAC 700 Profiles, two Atomic 3000 DMXs and a MAC Viper Profile. Russia-based Laser-Kinetics supplied the gear.

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