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  •  Sparky Hopkins And Atmosphere Inc. Turn US Department Of Agriculture Green With CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | News | April 27, 2021    WASHINGTON – Since its official opening in 1930, the stately structure that is today known as the James L. Whitten Building, home of the US Department of Agriculture, has stood out. Not only was it the first large scale example of Beaux-Arts architecture in the US capital, and the city’s first governmental structure […] Read More...
  • PVRIS Glows with Bandit Lites

    PLSN Staff | News | April 27, 2021NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – On April 23, American rock back PVRIS broadcasted a virtual live stream with a lighting system from Bandit Lites as part of a festival exclusively for the students at the University of Arkansas. PVRIS’s third studio album Use Me was released on August 28th with a deluxe album following in October. More […] Read More...
  • LD Hans Shoop Lights Todd Rundgren Virtual Tour with Robe Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | News | April 27, 2021CHICAGO - For Todd Rundgren’s Clearly Human Live Virtual Tour, a series of 25 performances staged at Chicago’s 3,800-capacity Radius venue with a limited live audience along with the cyber-likenesses of fans in targeted U.S. cities, LD Hans Shoop and Alex Skowron used Robe BMFL Spots, Spikies and a RoboSpot setup supplied by Upstaging. Read More...
  • Fundraising Proposal for the Vicente Rodriguez Endowed Scholarship for Entertainment Engineering and Design Students

    PLSN Staff | News | April 27, 2021  LAS VEGAS –  To endow a scholarship in memory of Vicente Rodriguez. Vicente was a UNLV student who died on May 20, 2009, less than a week after his 20th birthday. He died as a result of an accidental fall. Vicente had taken a one-night job to help pack up equipment and fell nearly […] Read More...
  • San Diego Casino’s New Rooftop Space Lit with IP65-Rated ADJ Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | News | April 26, 2021SAN DIEGO - The Jamul Casino near San Diego recently opened The Rooftop, an outdoor entertainment destination with a permanent house rig that includes of 80 IP-rated ADJ fixtures. CBC Technical provided ADJ’s Hydro Beam X2, Hydro Wash X19, 12P HEX IP and other ADJ fixtures – more than 80 ADJ fixtures in all. Read More...
  • PRG Delivers 360° Services for Triller Fight Club PPV Event in Atlanta

    PLSN Staff | News | April 25, 2021ATLANTA - The first Triller Fight Club PPV event was held at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on April 17. PRG supplied lighting, LED, media servers, audio and crew services for the boxing and music event. LD Tom Kenny lit the high-impact performances on the stage and in the ring. PRG supplied a total of five lighting rigs with more than 1,500 fixtures. Read More...
  • SBA Reopens Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Application Portal

    PLSN Staff | News | April 23, 2021WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), which opened its Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal April 8, but then closed it hours later due to technical difficulties, announced recently that the portal had been thoroughly tested and would reopen on April 24 before shifting the portal opening date to April 26. The portal appears to be now open and working. Read More...
  • Vectorworks and the Production Behind the 91st Academy Awards

    PLSN Staff | News | April 23, 2021LOS ANGELES – “No matter what kind of design you’re doing, there’s always some kind of story to be told,” said Amanda Stephens of David Korins Design, the group responsible for the set design on hit productions like Hamilton on Broadway and the 91st Academy Awards. More details from Vectorworks (www.vectorworks.net): This being the first […] Read More...
  • In Memoriam: Jeff Johnson of Christie Lites

    PLSN Staff | News | April 23, 2021LAS VEGAS – Jeff Johnson, Rental Rep for Christie Lites, passed peacefully in Las Vegas, NV on April 16 at the age of 62, after a long bout with illness. Jeff was born in Portland Maine September 23rd 1958 where he spent his first 20 years. He is survived by his beautiful wife Robin Johnson, their […] Read More...
  • Light Humor Episode 2, “The Focus”, is Now Available for streaming.

    PLSN Staff | News | April 22, 2021LAS VEGAS – 4Wall Entertainment has released a second episode of the animated series, Light Humor, now available for streaming on their Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram channels. Episode 2: “The Focus” You would think a day called ‘Focus’ would be calm and productive, but most Lighting Designers know it doesn’t always work that way… Facebook: […] Read More...
  • Christopher Robin And CHAUVET Professional Light Aspirations For High School Production Of Fame

    PLSN Staff | News | April 22, 2021  GREENSBERG, PA– As their farewell graduation party draws to a close, one of the students in Fame climbs atop a New York City taxi cab and belts out the familiar refrain “I’m going to live forever!” More details from Chauvet (www.chauvetprofessional.com): It is a wildly hopeful declaration borne of the innocence of youth. Fame […] Read More...
  • Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group Shows to Return to Las Vegas This Summer

    PLSN Staff | News | April 21, 2021LAS VEGAS - Leading off their press release with three words - "Intermission is over!" - Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group announced a return to the live stage in Las Vegas this summer, with shows welcoming live audiences as early as late June, and touring productions following in late 2021 and early 2022. Read More...
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