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  • In Memoriam: Vinny Testa, 76

    PLSN Staff | News | April 21, 2021OLD BROOKVILLE, NY - Vincent P. Testa, the founder of multiple trade publications and president of Testa Communications, died April 19 from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 76. Read More...
  • Christine Sharp Lights Lousy Sloughter Livestream with Chauvet Professional Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | News | April 21, 2021SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY - Blues/funk/jazz quintet Lousy Sloughter performed their “Couch Tour” livestream from High Peaks Event Productions’ studio in early April. LD Christine Sharp made use of more than 30 fixtures from Chauvet Professional. Read More...
  • EDC Las Vegas To Be Postponed to October

    PLSN Staff | News | April 21, 2021LAS VEGAS – Insomniac Events CEO Pasquale Rotella issued a statement noting that the Electric Daisy Carnival, which had been set to take place as an in-person event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway from May 21-23, will have to be postponed to Oct. 22-24, 2021. The full statement follows: I am sorry to say […] Read More...
  • Mar Vista Sales And CHAUVET Professional Bring History to Life at Basilica San Buenaventura

    PLSN Staff | News | April 20, 2021  VENTURA, CA – Outside, the modern world of 21st century Los Angeles County may hurry along on nearby highway 101, but once visitors enter Mission Basilica San Buenaventura, with its tranquil palm-tree-lined gardens, they’re soon transported to a different state of mind and spirit. Inside the basilica itself, the essence of its rich past […] Read More...
  • Just Add Power Has Supported Local Non-Profits During Delayed Grand Opening by Providing Training and Meeting Space

    PLSN Staff | News | April 20, 2021SEMINOLE, FL – With the grand opening of its new Seminole, Florida, headquarters delayed due to COVID-19, Just Add Power, a leader in video-over-IP distribution, today announced that the company has been supporting local nonprofit organizations during the pandemic by allowing them to use the facility’s multipurpose room as a training and meeting space. More […] Read More...
  • PRG Creates Digital Studios Worldwide to Meet Virtual Production Demand

    PLSN Staff | News | April 20, 2021    NEW YORK –- Production Resource Group LLC, (PRG) is known as the entertainment industry’s go-to production solutions provider for music, TV, film, corporate events, and theatre. Over the last year, the company has created a worldwide network 20 of studio environments, including locations owned and operated by PRG Alliance partners. Ideally suited for […] Read More...
  • Xite Labs Provides xR Production Expertise to Walmart for Pair of Virtual Annual Corporate Meetings

    PLSN Staff | News | April 20, 2021  CALABASAS – When the continuing coronavirus pandemic precluded holding its usual large first-quarter corporate meetings in person, Walmart turned to xR production to go virtual with the annual Investment Community Meeting (ICM) and A Year Beginning Meeting (YBM).  Tennessee-based experiential event company LEO Events, which produced the two shows, brought Xite Labs on board […] Read More...
  • Bandit Lites Shines at Knoxville Museum of Art Annual Gala

    PLSN Staff | News | April 19, 2021KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – The Knoxville Museum of Art held the 18th annual L’Amour du Vin, its primary fundraising event that features a fine dining experience and auction. Bandit Lites donated the lighting system for the event, which was “inspired by the unconventional, biomorphic sculptures of artist Crystal Wagner, and was focused on desert hues, movement, […] Read More...
  • MMR, Sister Publication to PLSN, Donates Archived Magazines to the NAMM Resource Center

    PLSN Staff | News | April 15, 2021LAS VEGAS and CARLSBAD, CA - Timeless Communications president Terry Lowe donated the archives of PLSN sister publication Musical Merchandise Review magazine to NAMM’s Resource Center. MMR's first issue was published in 1879. Read More...
  • Obsidian Control Systems Offers NX2 Lighting Console Training Video Series

    PLSN Staff | News | April 15, 2021LOS ANGELES - Last month, Obsidian Control Systems made available a training video series covering its full-featured NX4 lighting console and ONYX lighting control platform. Now Obsidian has a corresponding training video series covering the smaller yet fully capable NX2 lighting controller. Read More...
  • University of Virginia Gets Top Prize for 2021 ASTC-USITT Venue Renovation Challenge Awards

    PLSN Staff | News | April 14, 2021USA – A team from the University of Virginia was awarded the top prize in the 2021 ASTC-USITT Venue Renovation Challenge competition on April 9th, 2021. More details from ASTC (https://theatreconsultants.org) and USITT (www.usitt.org): The ASTC Edgar L. Lustig Award of $2,000 was presented to the University of Virginia team during a live YouTube video […] Read More...
  • WorldStage Expands xRStage-NY To Become A Complete Broadcast Ready LED Production Studio

    PLSN Staff | News | April 14, 2021SECAUCUS, NJ - WorldStage has upgraded its New York-area facility for xR visuals. The xRStage-NY “LED Cube” is designed with 3.1mm pixel pitch WS ROE c3ONE LED walls. There are two of these walls measuring 21.3’ x 13.9’ and 18.5’ x 13.9’ (WxH), a 5.1mm WS i5FLOOR custom LED floor, and Brompton processing throughout. Read More...
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