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  • Atlanta Botanical Gardens

    Lighting Science Group Turns Atlanta Botanical Gardens ‘Green’

    PLSN Staff | News | December 16, 2011

    SATELLITE BEACH, FL — Atlanta Botanical Garden’s seasonal light exhibit features green holiday colors and green energy in the form of one million LED lights from Lighting Science Group. The display has transformed the garden grounds into a winter wonderland, designed in collaboration with CD+M Lighting and Design Group of Atlanta. The LED fixtures also incorporate integrated sound sensitivity, allowing the lights to sync along with the songs.

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  • Kanye West & Jay-Z tour

    grandMA2s, CP Sharpys on Jay-Z & Kanye West’s Tour

    PLSN Staff | News | December 16, 2011

    LOS ANGELES - Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne tour of North America is featuring grandMA2 consoles and 130 Clay Paky Sharpy fixtures, among other equipment, from tour lighting vendor Solotech. LD Nick Whitehouse and Assistant LD Steven Douglas are handling the joint tour for the rappers, who are promoting their new album together.

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  • NKU's Our Town

    Vincent Lighting Installs Strand, Selecon into NKU Theatre

    PLSN Staff | News | December 16, 2011

    DALLAS - When Northern Kentucky University (NKU) decided to implement a school-wide “Green” initiative, lighting designer Terry Powell called on Adam Hayward at Vincent Lighting Systems to overhaul his lighting rig. NKU's budget allowed them to purchase more than originally specified, ending with 24 PL3 Wash luminaires from Philips Selecon and a Palette VL control console from Philips Strand Lighting.

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  • Gemini Open House

    Gemini Celebrates 30 Years with Expanded Inventory, Open House

    PLSN Staff | News | December 16, 2011

    DALLAS - Elation Professional dealer Gemini Light, Sound and Video in Dallas celebrated its 30th anniversary by welcoming its customers to the company's newly expanded 76,000 sq. ft. warehouse and remodeled showroom. About 250 guests were there to view new products including Elation's Platinum Spot 5R and Platinum Beam 5R moving heads.  Guests also got to see the new ELAR 108 RGBW and ELAR 216 RGBW IP65 LED color mixing fixtures from Elation's architectural division.

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  • Latin Grammys

    Clay Paky Sharpys, grandMA2 for Latin Grammys

    PLSN Staff | News | December 15, 2011

    BERGAMO, Italy - LD Carlos Colina specified 50 Clay Paky Sharpy lighting fixtures and grandMA2 lighting systems for the 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, telecast live Nov. 10 on Univision Network. Atomic Lighting of Lititz, PA, supplied the equipment for the second consecutive year. This year's show took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

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  • Warren Haynes Christmas Jam

    Warren Haynes Dreams of Green Christmas with Bandit

    PLSN Staff | News | December 14, 2011

    KNOXVILLE, TN - The Warren Haynes Christmas Jam has become an annual tradition in Asheville, NC. In keeping with his "green" mantra, Haynes wanted more LED fixtures in this year's show to reduce his carbon footprint, and Bandit supplied it once again. The event benefits Habitat for Humanity.

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  • Glitch Mob

    HES intellaspots for Glitch Mob, Passion Pit

    PLSN Staff | News | December 14, 2011

    AUSTIN, TX - Indy bands  Passion Pit and The Glitch Mob each featured High End Systems intellaspot automated luminaires in recent shows. Glitch Mob LD Andy Cass tried out all their features, putting them through their paces from nightclubs to festival headlining shows. LD Marc Janowitz spec’d the intellaspots on Passion Pit, and as lighting director, Cass used the fixtures again for this band on a short run.
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  • Tiny Fogger F07

    Look Solutions’ Tiny Fogger F07 Wows the Wedding at Russo’s

    PLSN Staff | News | December 14, 2011

    WILLIAMSPORT, MD - When fog ambiance is needed to enhance beams for elegant events - such as weddings - the last thing one wants to see is a big fog machine in the wedding photos. Russo’s On The Bay, a catering and event space, has been using Look Solutions’ Tiny Fogger F07 to fit into the smallest spaces yet provide big effects. For a recent matrimonial event, they incorporated the Tiny Fogger into a set of stairs to add drama to the day.
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  • St. Augustine Oldest Store Museum

    Alcorn McBride Brings Oldest Store Museum Experience to Life

    PLSN Staff | News | December 14, 2011

    ORLANDO - St. Augustine's Oldest Store Museum comes to life for visitors, thanks to products from Alcorn McBride. The former C.F. Hamblen Hardware store, established in 1875, became a museum in 1963 and was acquired in 2002 by Historic Tours of America. In preparation for the museum’s relaunch and grand opening last July, interactive elements were added to the experience.
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  • JR Clancy is Lead Sponsor of NATEAC 2012

    PLSN Staff | News | December 14, 2011

    SYRACUSE, NY — It's not too early to plan for next year's conferences. J. R. Clancy, Inc. has done just that, once again becoming a lead sponsor of the 2012 North American Theatre, Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) set for July 22-23 in New York City. NATEAC, directed by Bill Sapsis, promotes communication between the architects, engineers, consultants and manufacturers responsible for designing and building new theatres and renovating existing facilities. Registration is now open and schedule information for NATEAC can be found at www.nateac.org.

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  • Enrico Caironi

    In Memoriam: Enrico Caironi, 1947-2011

    PLSN Staff | News | December 13, 2011

    SERIATE, Italy — Clay Paky announced the death of Enrico Caironi, who joined the company in 1995 and served as commercial director before retiring. “His passion for the job never once abandoned him. Though officially retired, in the last years he dedicated much of his energy to Clay Paky, leading demanding projects such as the “Knight of Illumination” and the “Show Way” exhibition to success,” the company noted, in a release.

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  • Full Compass

    Dun & Bradstreet Recognizes Full Compass for 100 Jobs Created

    PLSN Staff | News | December 13, 2011

    MADISON, WI - Dun & Bradstreet honored Full Compass recently for creating more than 100 jobs after receiving aid from the Small Business Association’s loan programs. The recognition came in the D&B 200-Day Digital Tribute, a series of success stories hosted on D&B’s website. D&B provides information on businesses and corporations for use in credit decisions.

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