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  • St. Louis Tent Structure Collapses in High Winds, More than a Dozen Injured, One Dies

    PLSN Staff | News | April 30, 2012

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Within seconds, high winds knocked down a large tent set up at Kilroy’s Sports Bar for a celebration after the Cardinals-Brewers baseball game at about 4 pm on Saturday, April 28. Of the 200 people gathered, nearly half sustained at least minor injuries. Of more than a dozen transported to local hospitals for treatment, five were listed in critical, and then serious, condition. An Illinois man, Alfred Goodman, died.

  • Creative Stage Lighting Hosts ‘Green’ Webinar

    PLSN Staff | News | April 27, 2012

    North Creek, NY – Creative Stage Lighting will host a free webinar May 9 entitled, Green Is A Number. The session features author/technical editor Richard Cadena, LD James Bedell and Creative Stage Lighting’s Kevin Loretto in a discussion on sustainability in entertainment and architectural lighting.

  • LED Source Launches Financing Program for LED Upgrades

    PLSN Staff | News | April 26, 2012

    WELLINGTON, FL - LED Source has launched LouMan Money, a private-labeled finance program which affords commercial businesses an energy-efficient LED lighting upgrade without eating up capital or tapping their existing lines of credit. An online application process is expected to be up later this year, and will be integrated into the company’s Lampinator software already running on iPhone and iPad.

  • 4Wall To Buy TLS, Will Open 4Wall Nashville

    PLSN Staff | News | April 26, 2012

    NASHVILLE, TN and HUNTSVILLE, AL — 4Wall Entertainment agreed to buy the assets of TLS, Inc. Also joining 4Wall are TLS owner David Milly (named 4Wall executive VP) and touring manager Scott DeVos (4Wall VP of concert touring). 4Wall Nashville will be 4Wall’s fifth regional center (others are in or near New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Washington DC.) 4Wall’s acquisition of TLS, Inc. is expected to be completed by June 1, 2012.

  • Philips Lighting Controls website

    Philips Lighting Controls Launches New Website

    PLSN Staff | News | April 26, 2012

    DALLAS - Philips Lighting Controls announces the launch of its new website.  Product news, data sheets, installation guides, user manuals and more are more accessible to professionals needing quick info.


    NATEAC Announces Conference Sessions

    PLSN Staff | News | April 26, 2012

    NEW YORK - The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) announced its preliminary session lineup for its upcoming conference July 22-23 at the New York Hilton in midtown Manhattan. More than 60 panelists will speak on 24 session topics.

  • Club Riot scene

    Chauvet Fixtures Highlight Tyler Perry Film

    PLSN Staff | News | April 25, 2012

    ATLANTA – More than 60 CHAUVET Professional luminaires including the COLOrado Tour fixtures make their big-screen debut in Tyler Perry’s film, “Good Deeds.” Southeast Staging set up the runway and brought in the fixtures to uplight a translucent runway and various truss arches in the “Club Riot” scene.

  • Kinetic Lighting Launches E-Commerce Store

    PLSN Staff | News | April 24, 2012

    GLENDALE, CA –  Kinetic Lighting has launched a new e-commerce site online offering theatrical lighting equipment and supplies, as well as clothing and tools. Though it’s newly up and running, it already offers thousands of products and adds more daily.

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    Retailer’s New Branding Relies on Seeing Eye, 4Wall

    PLSN Staff | News | April 23, 2012

    New York - JC Penney recently unveiled a new branding campaign to reinvent the company as JCP, a change that reflected a new look and feel of their entire retail presence. Seeing Eye Lighting Design and 4Wall New York worked together to launch the new campaign at an event at Pier 57 in New York City.

  • PRG, Gravitec Training Programs Are ETCP-Recognized

    PLSN Staff | News | April 23, 2012

    NEW YORK — Production Resource Group (PRG) and Gravitec Systems, Inc. now offer ETCP-recognized training programs, which means that ETCP certified technicians who attend specified courses can receive full renewal credits. Read More...

  • PhantomShadow Group Using LightConverse Pre-Viz Software

    PLSN Staff | News | April 20, 2012

    MONTREAL — PhantomShadow Group Inc. (PSG), in collaboration with LightConverse North America, is helping clients trim costly event programming and venue time by designing with LightConverse 3D Show Platform pre-viz software in its studio instead.

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    Pyrotek Rocks Academy of Country Music Awards

    PLSN Staff | News | April 19, 2012

    LAS VEGAS - Pyrotek Special Effects and its sister company Laser Design Productions brought rock effects to the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The April 1 show took place at the MGM Grand Arena and Mandalay Bay. Lasers, fire and more show-stopping effects enhanced performers Carrie Underwood, newcomer Brantley Gilbert and Luke Bryan.

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