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The event featured themes from the stories of the late Roald Dahl.
The event featured themes from the stories of the late Roald Dahl.

White Light Supports Save the Children Winter Gala in London

Frank Hammel;
International News

LONDON — On Nov. 22, 2016, Save the Children returned to Guildhall for its annual Winter Gala. Guests were transported into the world of Roald Dahl, in celebration of the much-loved author’s centenary. Private Drama, which produced the event, turned to White Light to provide the complete technical support on the evening.

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Design/build company SOA of Colorado Springs steered the church in the direction of the Colour Pendant fixtures.
Design/build company SOA of Colorado Springs steered the church in the direction of the Colour Pendant fixtures.

Back from the Flood: Pulpit Rock Church Refurb includes Elation Lighting

Frank Hammel;
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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — In October 2015, Pulpit Rock Church in Colorado Springs received extensive water damage due to several days of heavy rain that unfortunately fell during a re-roofing project. With almost every room damaged, including their main worship space, Pulpit Rock underwent a building renovation that included a house lighting upgrade to Elation Colour Pendant™ LED color-changing downlights.

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus Xtreme will conclude its tour in Providence, RI, on May 7, 2017. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World will conclude its tour in Uniondale, NY on May 21, 2017.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus Xtreme will conclude its tour in Providence, RI, on May 7, 2017. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World will conclude its tour in Uniondale, NY on May 21, 2017.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Productions to Close in May 2017

Frank Hammel;
News

PALMETTO, FL — Feld Entertainment, the producers of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus productions, announced in March 2015 that it would be phasing out the use of live elephants in its productions by 2018. Now, as it turns out, the circus productions themselves will cease. The company says the loss of its elephant acts led to a dramatic drop in ticket sales and that, along with rising costs and battles with animal activists, led to the decision to shut down after 146 years of producing “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The last shows will take place in May.

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Abbas Ritscher and his team relied on COLORado 2-Quad Zoom IP and COLORado COLORride fixtures to enhance the building's architectural features.
Abbas Ritscher and his team relied on COLORado 2-Quad Zoom IP and COLORado COLORride fixtures to enhance the building's architectural features.

The Design Oasis Lights Up New Condo Tower, Grounds with Chauvet Professional LED Fixtures

Frank Hammel;
News

MIAMI BEACH, FL — For a special event marking the opening of the new Oceana Bal Harbor condominium in Miami Beach, Abbas Ritscher of The Design Oasis used Chauvet Professional COLORado fixtures to light the 28-story building and the condomininum’s five-acre grounds.

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The Floating Christmas Tree in Geelong near Melbourne, Australia
The Floating Christmas Tree in Geelong near Melbourne, Australia

Geelong Floating Christmas Tree Lights Up with Assist from Total Events, Jands Vista

Frank Hammel;
International News

GEELONG, Australia — The Floating Christmas Tree in Geelong near Melbourne, Australia was lit nightly from Nov. 11-Jan. 7, incorporated a six-minute programmed light show designed by LD Mark Hammer that ran at scheduled intervals and was updated as the holiday season progressed. The setup included a Jands Vista v2 running on a powerful PC with another running tracking backup.

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Lighting director Stuart Pring used Martin fixtures for a Radio 2 in Concert show featuring Robbie Williams.
Lighting director Stuart Pring used Martin fixtures for a Radio 2 in Concert show featuring Robbie Williams.

TV LDs Use Martin Fixtures for Christmas Shows in U.K.

Frank Hammel;
International News

LONDON — Three TV lighting directors have been making extensive use of fixtures from Martin, a Harman Professional brand, for their design solutions in the lead-up to the busy Christmas season. Tim Routledge, Stuart Pring and Oli Richards have all sourced their Martin inventory from Nick Edwards’ new TV lighting rental resource, Version 2, deploying mission critical solutions on a number of recent high profile shows.

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