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Maestra Lights Interior of a Train for Virgin Radio Relaunch
Maestra Lights Interior of a Train for Virgin Radio Relaunch

Maestra Lights Interior of a Train for Virgin Radio Relaunch

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - For the re-launch of Virgin Radio, now heard via the DAB digital radio platform, the inaugural broadcast took place aboard a specially-lit Virgin train running from Manchester to London. Virgin Radio presenters Edith Bowman and Matt Richardson were aboard the running train to do their show, and so were a number of bands. Maestra London provided portable, battery powered lighting for the train's 200-mile trip.

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Clay Paky at Prolight + Sound 2016, Frankfurt, Germany
Clay Paky at Prolight + Sound 2016, Frankfurt, Germany

Clay Paky Debuts Scenius Profile, Hepikos, SharBar and Odeon Fixtures at Prolight+Sound 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - Clay Paky launched three new products for the first time internationally at ProLight+Sound 2016, the Scenius Profile, Hepikos and SharBar. The products were featured as part of the company's demo/multimedia light show which accompanied the performances of some musicians and cover bands.

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South Africa’s Oldest Festival Gets New Looks with Chauvet Professional STRIKE 4 and Rogue Fixtures
South Africa’s Oldest Festival Gets New Looks with Chauvet Professional STRIKE 4 and Rogue Fixtures

South Africa’s Fen Festival Lit with Chauvet Strike 4, Rogue and Legend 230SR Beam Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

UNDERBERG, South Africa  – For the main stage at the Splashy Fen Festival in South Africa this year, LD Shaniel Laloo used STRIKE 4, Rogue R2 Wash and Legend 230SR Beam fixtures from Chauvet Professional. Laloo used the intense output of the STRIKE 4 LED multi formatted warm white fixture with the color rendering capabilities of the Rogue R2 Wash and Legend 230SR Beam, flying all of these fixtures on an overhead truss grid that covered the top of the main stage.

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Maximum Impact 8 Tour in U.K. Lit with Elation Gear
Maximum Impact 8 Tour in U.K. Lit with Elation Gear

TNA Wrestling's Maximum Impact 8 Tour in U.K. Lit with Elation Gear

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON — With a loyal fan base in the UK eager to see their favorite wrestler vie for ring dominance, American professional wrestling organization TNA Wrestling traveled to England earlier in the year for a series of arena shows dubbed the Maximum Impact 8 Tour. This year's lighting rig centered on Elation Platinum Beam 5R Extreme and Platinum Wash ZFX Pro moving heads. 

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From left, Storm Lighting’s Dave Knapp, Robe UK’s Ian W Brown and Storm Lighting’s Pete Kramer.
From left, Storm Lighting’s Dave Knapp, Robe UK’s Ian W Brown and Storm Lighting’s Pete Kramer.

Storm Lighting, U.K. Rental Company, Stocks Up on Robe Gear

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SURREY. UK - UK rental company Storm Lighting, based in Woking, Surrey, has invested in 30 Robe BMFL Blades and 30 LEDBeam 1000s for their ongoing work which includes a diverse range of premium corporate events, leading theatre tours and some music shows. Pictured here are. from left, Storm Lighting’s Dave Knapp, Robe UK’s Ian W Brown and Storm Lighting’s Pete Kramer.

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Guildhall in Cambridge, UK
Guildhall in Cambridge, UK

Cambridge e-Luminate Festival Includes Iluminarc Architectural Lighting

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CAMBRIDGE,  UK --  For e-Luminate, a week-long lighting festival aimed at connecting art and technology through the medium of light, lighting designer Simon Cox used Iluminarc fixtures from Chauvet to set the facade of Guildhall, a historic building, aglow. Cox used Iluminarc Colorist Pod 7Qa and Colorist Panel 8Q RGBA LED fixtures to draw attention to the building during the event.

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Vejle Musikteater
Vejle Musikteater

Major Venue in Vejle, Denmark Invests in Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

VEJLE, Denmark — Vejle Musikteater, a performing arts venue that is home to a 1,134-seat Great Hall and the 300-seat Jacob Gade Hall, upgraded with new gear from Robe. The venue has invested in over 50 Robe fixtures, including MMX Spots and LEDWash 600 moving lights and PARfect 100s in the last three years, a move instigated by Technical Manager Tor Futtrup.

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Elation booth, Prolight + Sound 2016
Elation booth, Prolight + Sound 2016

Elation Launches Close to 20 New Products at 2016 Prolight + Sound

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - Elation noted that close to 20 new products were featured at its booth at Prolight + Sound 2016.  New products included the ZCL Series, DTW Series, Fuze Series, Platinum Seven, Sniper Pro and Protron 3K Colors. Also on display was a new cyclorama wash luminaire, the TVL CYC RGBW, a floodlight for TV, film, theatre and broadcast applications.

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PRG used Laserworld Group lasers at Prolight+Sound
PRG used Laserworld Group lasers at Prolight+Sound

PRG Used Laserworld Group Lasers for Festhalle Displays at Prolight+Sound

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - PRG's impressive Highlight Show in the Festhalle at Prolight+Sound has become an annual tradition of sorts. For 2016, first show coincided with the LEA Awards on April 4, before the PL+S show floor opened. A laser display accompanied a performance by the group, Glasperlenspiel. In the days that followed (April 5-8), the highlight show appeared every half hour while the show floor was open. All laser systems on the PRG Stage were manufactured by the Laserworld Group

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Robe booth at PL+S 2016
Robe booth at PL+S 2016

Robe Recaps Mega Booth Details at PL+S 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - In a post-show recap, Robe detailed the theatre environment concept it brought to the 2016 Prolight+Sound expo. The Czech manufacturer invested in a space three times larger than at any of its previous booths at the show to present show-goers with a raft of new products.

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