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  • Kabat

    Clay Paky Lights Heavy Metal Band Kabat

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 29, 2011

    SERIATE, Italy - Czech metal band Kabat continues it association with Clay Paky by bringing its lights on tour. Longime LD Petr "Panki" Volek, with the band for 12 years, specified on this tour the Alpha Beam 1500 and Alpha Spot HPE 1200 to light the 360-degree circular stage with thick beams resembling the spokes of a wheel hub.
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  • ETC Selador LED fixtures light

    Theatre Bonn Lights Up with ETC Selador Desire LEDs

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 29, 2011

    BONN, Germany - Theatre Bonn has installed 50 of ETC’s newest LED fixture – Selador Desire – and 10 Selador Classic Lustr LED units as part of a massive refurbishment project. The LED fixtures are mixed with conventional technology and moving lights and will be used for the venue's Opera House, although plans are in place for them to light other stages under the Theatre Bonn roof in the future.
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  • What is My Hit

    Robe is a TV Hit

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 28, 2011

    PRAGUE - A popular live music production, "What is My Hit," is broadcast live on TV every Monday night from Prague, with Robe moving lights making up the main fixtures in the rig. Rental company Q-99 supplied all the show's lighting, scenic LED and video elements.
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  • GBQ on Rainbow Warrior III

    Entec Floats with GBQ Aboard Rainbow Warrior III

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 28, 2011

    LONDON, UK - A performance on the Rainbow Warrior III, Greenpeace's new flagship vessel, required a "green" lighting solution not only because of who the vessel belonged to, but also because of the difficulty in powering lots of lighting fixtures on the ship deck. Entec supplied a low powered, high impact LED lighting system for a special performance by Damon Albarn's supergroup, The Good The Bad and the Queen (GBQ).

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  • Scenofest

    W-DMX Lends Support to Scenofest 2011

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 28, 2011

    UDDEVALLA, Sweden - Wireless Solution Sweden lent sponsor support - and a wireless solution - to Scenofest 2011, held this year in Prague. One of the theatrical workshops required a performance in the large Franciscan Garden. As the artistic director did not want DMX cabling across the seven locations within the garden to link with one central lighting console, W-DMX helped provide connectivity.

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  • Big Friday Wind Up

    BBC’s Kids Show Specs Clay Paky via RML

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 28, 2011

    SERIATE, Italy - BBC Television presenters Sam and Mark are back with a new entertainment show for Children’s BBC, Sam and Mark’s Big Friday Wind Up. LD Dave Gibson’s design incuded Clay Paky fixtures, provided by Richard Martin Lighting (RML).

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  • Prolyte Group Launches Prolyte Campus

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 28, 2011

    EMSDETTEN, Germany — Prolyte Group is launching Prolyte Campus training initiative at a kick-off event here Nov. 30. The program starts with what is already covered in the Prolyte Black Book and in the company’s how-to-videos, rigging courses and seminars, and will extend to new initiatives including web based educational content, networking opportunities and other ways to learn about the safe use of Prolyte products.

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  • LD Manfred Voss

    Popular German TV Show Runs Full Boar

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 22, 2011

    PADERBORN, Germany - The popular German TV music show, "Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel," recently celebrated its 50th show with a production set up on two stages, all controlled with High End Systems' Road Hog Full Boar consoles. LD Manfred Voss designed the show, while ARCUS Lighting supplied the gear.

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  • Mangrove Groove

    Medialon Controls China’s Mangrove Groove Aquatic Show

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 22, 2011

    PARIS - Medialon’s Show Control System is in command of China’s multimedia aquatic show, “Mangrove Groove.” The 60,278 sq. ft. aquatic stage entertains up to 5,000 spectators nightly with an event representing the forces of nature created with today’s technology.
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  • Teatro da Trindade

    ETC Sensor+ Dimming Upgrades Lisbon Theatre

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 21, 2011

    LISBON, Portugal — The Teatro da Trindade theatre needed a lighting upgrade, and posed the challenge to ETC’s Portuguese dealer Luzeiro: how to fit new dimmer racks into a small available space. ETC’s Sensor+ Dimming solved the solution.

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  • Fairlight

    Fairlight Opens Customer Demo Showrooms for Martin Products

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 21, 2011

    BEMMEL, Netherlands - Fairlight invests in its customers by opening three new showrooms at its offices to showcase Martin’s line of lighting products. The new facilities include an entertainment-focused showroom, an LED Application Center and a space dedicated to more in-depth product demonstrations. Training and workshops are scheduled as well.

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  • iTele Studios in France

    TV Studios Taking to Robert Juliat’s Aledin LED

    PLSN Staff | International News | November 18, 2011

    LED lighting is the going trend for TV studios wanting to cut energy consumption. A year after its release, Robert Juliat’s Aledin LED zoom profile spot fixture is finding a home in television studios worldwide, but especially in Europe and Canada.

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