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AJS replaced the aging lighting console with a Road Hog 4 setup from High End Systems.
AJS replaced the aging lighting console with a Road Hog 4 setup from High End Systems.

AJS Provides HES Road Hog 4 Console for Educational/Live Performance Venue in Australia

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

PLAYFORD, Australia – Northern Sound System, an educational facility that also offers a 400-capacity venue that can be rented for live performances, recently turned to local installation and production company AJS for a lighting control system update. AJS replaced the aging lighting console with a Road Hog 4 setup from High End Systems.

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 dbn’s Nick Buckley worked with site and production management coordinators Andy George, Jay Jameson and Ben Atkins.
dbn’s Nick Buckley worked with site and production management coordinators Andy George, Jay Jameson and Ben Atkins.

2016 Lost Village Music Festival Gets dbn Assist with Lighting, LED Screen and Crew

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LINCOLNSHIRE, U.K. - For the 2016 Lost Village music festival, dbn lighting from Manchester supplied lighting, LED screen and crew to the main stage and four other performances spaces. It was the second year of this unique boutique festival staged by Lost Ventures. dbn’s Nick Buckley worked with site and production management coordinators Andy George, Jay Jameson and Ben Atkins.

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NIDA added 16 Robe DLX Spots to the Anolis fixtures used to light the institute's foyer area.
NIDA added 16 Robe DLX Spots to the Anolis fixtures used to light the institute's foyer area.

National Institute of Dramatic Art near Sydney Adds Robe Fixtures for Foyer Installation

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

KENSINGTON, Australia - To light the foyer at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), based near Sydney, Adrian Wight and Marcus Kelson from the institute's lighting department augmented the existing Anolis architectural lighting fixtures used for the space with 16 Robe DLX Spots. NIDA’s assistant technical manager Bryte Cameron credited the Robe fixtures for energy efficiency, low maintenance and their ability to highlight specific areas and elements of any exhibition or artwork.

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LD Christopher Bolton from Johannesburg based Keystone Productions used 180 Robe fixtures
LD Christopher Bolton from Johannesburg based Keystone Productions used 180 Robe fixtures

2016 Ghoema Awards in Johannesburg Lit with Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

JOHANNESBURG - For the 2016 Ghoema Awards, which honor achievement in South Africa's Afrikaans music industry, LD Christopher Bolton from Johannesburg based Keystone Productions used 180 Robe fixtures. The awards event was staged at the Jo’burg Theatre in Braamfontein, the city’s lively downtown area. The show was recorded for Afrikaans TV channel KykNET. Bolton worked closely with stage director Barry Pretorius and camera director Eugene Naidoo on the project.

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'Sophiatown' lit with Robert Juliat Dalis Cyclights. Photo by Neo Ntsoma
'Sophiatown' lit with Robert Juliat Dalis Cyclights. Photo by Neo Ntsoma

'Sophiatown' Musical in Johannesburg and Pretoria Put New Robert Juliat Dalis Cyclights to the Test

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

JOHANNESBURG – In South African history, Sophiatown, aside from violence and poverty, was Johannesburg’s renowned ‘mixed suburb’ in the days of Apartheid. Affectionately remembered for the lively politics, music, jazz and blues, it was where people lived together, undivided by color, before the authorities tore it apart. Sophiatown, the musical production, played tribute to this society and also formed part of the Market Theatre’s 40th birthday celebrations while new Robert Juliat Dalis 300W LED Cyclights were put to use.

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Kuchem Konferenz Technik added 110 Elation Professional SixBar 1000 LED battens
Kuchem Konferenz Technik added 110 Elation Professional SixBar 1000 LED battens

Kuchem Konferenz Technik Adds Elation SixBar LED Battens to Inventory

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

KONIGSWINTER, Germany - System integration and event technology company Kuchem Konferenz Technik has added 110 of Elation Professional’s SixBar 1000 LED battens to its inventory. The Elation SixBar 1000 is a color-changing batten featuring a 6-color LED multi-chip that can be used for a variety of purposes such as general purpose wash/strip lighting, uplighting, cyc wash, accent lighting or as a pixel strip.

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WIcreations has designed and fabricated a bespoke rotating system for Malu'
WIcreations has designed and fabricated a bespoke rotating system for Malu'

WIcreations in a Spin in Spain with Malú

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BELGIUM - Belgian based engineering and automation specialist WIcreations has designed and fabricated a custom rotating system to hold and rotate five large scenic objects for the current ‘Chaos’ tour by popular Spanish singer, Malú. The niece of famous Flamenco composer and guitarist Paco de Lucia –;Malu’ hit the big time and had her first hits as a teenager in the 1990s, which has been followed by a truly stellar career. This current tour lasts until November and will have played 69 dates in Spain by the time it concludes.

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Scooter on the 'Can't Stop the Hardcore' tour. Photo by Ralph Larmann
Scooter on the 'Can't Stop the Hardcore' tour. Photo by Ralph Larmann

German Dance Troupe Tours with GLP X4 L Fixtures in Pods

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

HAMBURG, Germany – LD Jerry Appelt teamed up once again with lighting director / programmer Marc Brunkhardt to craft the looks for Hamburg-based dance group Scooter as the troupe embarked on their Can't Stop the Hardcore tour. Visiting venues ranging from 5,000 to 12,000 capacity. The focal point of the stage and set design were five raked pods, loaded with lights and flown above the stage to form a scalable roof — and featuring many of the show’s 65 GLP impression X4 L’s.

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Rogue fixtures accent the Ritual
Rogue fixtures accent the Ritual

Rogues Add Color and Depth To Hanuman Chalisa Ritual At South African Temple

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LAUDIUM, SOUTH AFRICA – The Hanuman Chalisa is the most popular hymn chanted in praise of the Hindu deity Hanuman. Recited daily by Hindus throughout the world, the 40 verses of this devotional mantra are an immense source of energy, focus and vitality for both the body and mind. The power and vibrancy of this ancient ritual were brilliantly reflected recently by a vividly colored lighting design, created by designer Shaniel Laloo, using a collection of Rogue fixtures from CHAUVET Professional.

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Circus Big Top at Glastonbury 2016
Circus Big Top at Glastonbury 2016

Glastonbury Gets New Looks with Fineline-Supplied Rogue R1 FX-B and Maverick MK2 Spot Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

PILTON, UK – At the 2016 Glastonbury festival, Fineline Lighting provided Chauvet's Professional’s Rogue R1-FX-B and Maverick MK2 Spot fixtures, adding to the range of looks at the event. Fineline specified 16 Rogue R1 FX-B blade-style fixtures for the WOW! Stage, which was located in Glastonbury’s Silver Hayes area and featured EDM and DJ artists. The company also provided 10 Maverick MK2 Spots at The Circus Big Top (pictured here), where concert music gave way to stage performances by Pirates of the Carabina, Yvette Dusol, Eric McGill and other acts.

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Coldplay calls upon Stageco once agin for their staging needs
Coldplay calls upon Stageco once agin for their staging needs

Stageco Supports Coldplay’s ‘Dreams’

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

EUROPE - The seventh full-length tour of their incredible 20-year career, Coldplay’s A Head Full of Dreams boasts one of the year’s most acclaimed productions. Designed by the celebrated Misty Buckley, following her work on Coldplay’s appearance at the NFL Super Bowl 50’s halftime show in February, the latest stadium tour sees a lavish explosion of color accompanying the crowd-pleasing performances by the Chris Martin-fronted fivesome. It marks the third time the band has hit the road with Stageco Staging Group.

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