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  • Wybron Mobile Showroom Continues East Coast Trek

    PLSN Staff | News | July 17, 2010WASHINGTON, DC - After several stops in New England this week, Wybron's Mobile Showroom is heading to the mid-Atlantic states with stops in New Jersey, Maryland and the Virginia suburbs of Washington DC. Read More...
  • CMT Awards Show Lit with MAC 2000 Wash XB Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | News | July 17, 2010
    NASHVILLE - Coming on the heels of devastating flooding, there was some question this year whether Country Music Television's annual awards show would be able to happen. But the CMT Awards show took place in a big way, giving the community a much-needed boost. Read More...
  • Academy Of Production Technology (APT) Becomes ETCP-Recognized Training Program

    PLSN Staff | News | July 15, 2010
    NEW YORK - The Academy of Production Technology (APT) has been officially approved by ETCP as an ETCP Recognized Training Program. The Academy's three-day course covers the concept of electrical theory, power distribution and networking for stage and studio. Read More...
  • CM Addresses Pin Issue

    PLSN Staff | News | July 14, 2010Columbus McKinnon recently issued a statement pertaining to questions about brake retaining pins on the company's hoists. Read More...
  • Philips Vari-Lite VL550 Wash, VL1100 ERS Now Shipping

    PLSN Staff | News | July 14, 2010DALLAS - Philips Vari-Lite's VL550 Wash and Vl1100 ERS luminaries, which update the VL500 Wash and VL1000 ERS luminaire models, are now shipping. Along with design enhancements for quieter and smoother operation, each series now offers a 315W ceramic discharge lamp model. Read More...
  • SEP Using Trailer-Mounted Daktronics DVX Displays

    PLSN Staff | News | July 13, 2010
    BROOKINGS, SD - Special Event Production (SEP), a Daktronics rental partner and communication technology provider for the event industry, has added two trailer-mounted video displays to their fleet. The trailers, equipped with Daktronics DVX LED video displays, have been used for several events already. Read More...
  • First Night Riders Raise $15,000 for The Theatrical Guild

    PLSN Staff | News | July 12, 2010
    LONDON - In early June a group of bikers, hailing from all sectors of the entertainment technology industry, swapped their blacks for leathers and their hard hats for helmets and embarked on an eight-day sponsored motorcycle tour of U.K. theatres to raise money for The Theatrical Guild (TTG). Read More...
  • VH1 Storytellers Lights Christina Aguilera with Coemar Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | News | July 12, 2010
    NEW YORK - LD Tom Kenny lit Christina Aguilera's recent appearance on VH1's Storytellers using Coemar fixtures. Since 1996, the program has featured artists and bands including Sting, Elton John, Alanis Morissette and Coldplay. Read More...
  • American Audio Visual Using New Chauvet Legend 300E Spots

    PLSN Staff | News | July 8, 2010
    ORLANDO and DALLAS - American Audio Visual, which ordered a dozen of Chauvet's Legend 300E Spots off the LDI show floor last year, used the fixtures for two events - the Salvation Army Youth Council in Orlando and the 2010 National Annual Meeting of the Boy Scouts of America in Dallas. Read More...
  • American Idiot Uses 17 Hippotizer HD Media Servers

    PLSN Staff | News | July 8, 2010
    NEW YORK - American Idiot, which received Tony Awards for "Best Scenic Design of a Musical" and "Best Lighting Design of a Musical," relies heavily on video displays and projections as scenic elements, driven by a system including 17 Hippotizer HD media servers. Read More...
  • Tent Collapse Injures Six; Frampton/Yes Shows Rescheduled

    PLSN Staff | News | July 7, 2010CONCHO, OK - High winds are being blamed for ripping down a tent, injuring six crew members and causing extensive damage to gear on the afternoon prior to a July 6 show featuring Peter Frampton and YES. None of the injuries were life-threatening, but two crew members were hospitalized, one with a broken leg. Read More...
  • 2010 Parnelli Awards Supported by New, Returning and Upgrading Sponsors

    PLSN Staff | News | July 6, 2010
    LAS VEGAS - The Parnelli Award Board of Advisors announced sponsors of the 10th annual Parnelli Awards, set for the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas on Oct. 22, 2010. There are now 21 confirmed Gold Sponsors - some who are new and others who upgraded from Silver sponsorships last year. There are also  seven confirmed Silver Sponsors and six Production Partner sponsors. Read More...
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