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News Archive - April 2012

(27 April 2012)

-Drama Desk Nominations Announced

Drama Desk Nominations Announced

The nominations for this year's Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning. The Drama Desk is the organization of critics, reporters, and editors who regularly cover the New York theatre. The awards are unique in that they take in shows ...More

(27 April 2012)

-Winners Announced at Helen Hayes Awards

Winners Announced at Helen Hayes Awards

The winners of the Helen Hayes Awards, which honor achievement in the Washington, DC metropolitan area theatre, were given out on April 23.
In the design categories, Lee Savage won for the scenic design of Much Ado About ...
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(27 April 2012)

-Creative Stage Lighting to Host "Green Is A Number"

Creative Stage Lighting to Host "Green Is A Number"

Creative Stage Lighting has announced the newest addition to their webinar series: Green Is A Number.
The session takes place May 9, starting at 3pm with special guests Richard Cadena and James Bedell. Cadena ...
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(27 April 2012)

-American DJ Introduces Four Low-Profile Professional LED Pars

American DJ Introduces Four Low-Profile Professional LED Pars

American DJ introduces the Flat Par "Q" Series consists of four low-profile par models, each featuring cutting-edge quad-color technology, with either RGBW (red, green, blue, white) or RGBA (red, green, blue, amber) four-in-one LED ...More

(27 April 2012)

-LED Source Launches Financing Program for Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrades

LED Source Launches Financing Program for Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrades

LED Source, a solutions provider who specializes in full-scale evaluations and retrofits utilizing LED lighting, announces the launch of LouMan Money. The private-labeled finance program affords commercial businesses an energy ...More

(27 April 2012)

-XTA Electronics Introduces the DS8000 Audio Distribution System

XTA Electronics Introduces the DS8000 Audio Distribution System

Worcestershire UK-based manufacturer XTA Electronics announces the launch of the DS8000 -- a complete redesign of their famous DS800 mic/line distribution system for the broadcast and touring markets. The DS800, and all XTA products ...More

(27 April 2012)

-Trans-Lux Sponsors 2012 Drama Desk Awards Nominations Press Conference

Trans-Lux Sponsors 2012 Drama Desk Awards Nominations Press Conference

Trans-Lux Corporation sponsored the 2012 Drama Desk Awards Nominations press conference held Friday, April 27, at Feinstein's at the Loews Regency in New York City. Drama Desk winners Donna Murphy and Brian d'Arcy James will host ...More

(27 April 2012)

-Paul Kent Rejoins Electrosonic

Paul Kent Rejoins Electrosonic

Electrosonic announced the appointment of Paul Kent as senior consultant to the cultural entertainment and leisure (CEL) team for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Kent originally joined Electrosonic in 1996. During his ...More

(27 April 2012)

-SysTune 1.2 Release Set for May 1

SysTune 1.2 Release Set for May 1

AFMG, German-based pro-audio software developers, will release the new version of their real-time audio analysis software SysTune on May 1. SysTune's new update will be free for the community of existing users. ...More

(27 April 2012)

-Peavey MediaMatrix NION Training Seminar Scheduled for May

Peavey MediaMatrix NION Training Seminar Scheduled for May

Peavey Commercial Audio will host a two-day MediaMatrix NION certification training course in New Orleans during May, where AV designers, consultants, contractors, and end-users can learn the best practices for designing, deploying, ...More

(27 April 2012)

-W-DMX on Vangelis Concert in Doha

W-DMX on Vangelis Concert in Doha

W-DMX by Wireless Solution Sweden AB helped make the grand opening of the Katara Amphitheatre in Doha, Qatar a truly illuminated evening.
The venue, the largest amphitheatre in the Middle East, played center stage for a special ...
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(27 April 2012)

-Robert Juliat FLOs Performs on Cirque Arlette Gruss

Robert Juliat FLOs Performs on Cirque Arlette Gruss

L'Autre Monde, the new show from Gilbert Gruss' Cirque Arlette Gruss, is currently touring France with four DMX-controlled Robert Juliat 1,800W MSR FLO followspots to highlight its dazzling, fast moving acts. ...More

(26 April 2012)

-4Wall to Purchase Assets of TLS, Inc., Announces Opening of 4Wall Nashville

4Wall to Purchase Assets of TLS, Inc., Announces Opening of 4Wall Nashville

4Wall Entertainment is pleased to announce the asset acquisition of TLS, Inc. Since its inception in 1981, TLS, Inc. has been at the forefront of theatrical lighting in the Southern United States. The company features ...More

(26 April 2012)

-NATEAC Announces Sessions for July 22-23, 2012 Event

NATEAC Announces Sessions for July 22-23, 2012 Event

The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference's goal is to create a foundation for dialogue among those involved in the creation of theatre spaces, be they new constructions or renovations of existing ...More

(26 April 2012)

-Projection Studio Designed Record-Breaking Video on Buckingham Palace

Projection Studio Designed Record-Breaking Video on Buckingham Palace

London, UK-based The Projection Studio, headed by visual artist Ross Ashton, designed and created the record-breaking video artwork featuring 32 animated mosaic portraits of HM The Queen that was being projected onto ...More

(26 April 2012)

-dbn Installs for the Preston Passion

dbn Installs for the Preston Passion

Manchester-based lighting and rigging rental specialist, dbn supplied three giant truss crucifixes used as a dramatic and eye-catching backdrop for the BBC's live broadcast of The Preston Passion. ...More

(26 April 2012)

-Penn Elcom Launches Innovative New CaseDesigner Software

Penn Elcom Launches Innovative New CaseDesigner Software

Flightcase and speaker-cabinet solutions specialist Penn Elcom has developed a new software program, CaseDesigner, instigating fully-flexible flightcase construction.
The fully visual graphical interface enables Penn Elcom ...
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(26 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: One Man, Two Guvnors (Music Box Theatre)

Theatre in Review: One Man, Two Guvnors (Music Box Theatre)

That James Corden really is a clown.
This is meant as the highest of praise. Our contemporary theatre does a great many things well, but it lags behind in the regular production of outsized comic talents; there's a pronounced ...
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(26 April 2012)

-Harman's AKG HSC and HSD Headsets Recognized as Best Of Show At NAB 2012 by ProSoundNetwork

Harman's AKG HSC and HSD Headsets Recognized as Best Of Show At NAB 2012 by ProSoundNetwork

Following favorable reviews while showcasing its broadcast technology, Harman's AKG HSC and HSD professional headset line has been recognized as the Best Of Show by ProSoundNetwork's team of editors at NAB 2012. The four ...More

(26 April 2012)

-Robe Shines in De Effenaar Installation

Robe Shines in De Effenaar Installation

De Effenaar is a busy live music and multi-purpose venue in central Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Its two very flexible spaces offer capacity for 1,300 people (standing) and 400 (standing) respectively, and a cafe restaurant area can cater ...More

(26 April 2012)

-Shroom Lounge Rules the Night with coolux

Shroom Lounge Rules the Night with coolux

The new Shroom Lounge and Nightclub in Delhi offers its customers an extremely stylish clubbing experience, which is made possible through a combination of great design and modern projection technology. Shroom has quickly become a favorite ...More

(26 April 2012)

-KIVA Installed in Friends University's Sebits Auditorium

KIVA Installed in Friends University's Sebits Auditorium

L-ACOUSTICS certified partner Event Systems of Wichita, Kansas, reports that it recently designed and installed a KIVA-KILO system at Sebits Auditorium on the campus of Friends University, a private Christian liberal arts ...More

(26 April 2012)

-Eristoff Invasion 2012 Pulsates with D.A.S. Audio

Eristoff Invasion 2012 Pulsates with D.A.S. Audio

On March 10th at Amanora Park Town, the second installment of this year's Eristoff Invasion Festival took place with one the world's foremost music makers, DJ David Guetta, as the show's headlining act. Guetta's pulsating sounds projected ...More

(26 April 2012)

-Florence and the Machine Lit by Chris Bushell Using Philips Vari-Lite

Florence and the Machine Lit by Chris Bushell Using Philips Vari-Lite

Lighting designer for Florence and the Machine, Chris Bushell, is using VL3500 Wash and VL3000 Spot luminaires from Philips Vari-Lite to deliver his evocative and atmospheric lighting design for the band's sold-out world tour ...More

(26 April 2012)

-Entec Answers Mayday Call

Entec Answers Mayday Call

West London UK-based rental company, supplied full technical production including lighting and sound equipment and crew for a recent high profile show at Wembley Arena by Taiwanese alt rock superstars, Mayday. ...More

(26 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: Don't Dress for Dinner (Roundabout Theatre Company at American Airlines Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Don't Dress for Dinner (Roundabout Theatre Company at American Airlines Theatre)

Well, it's no Boeing-Boeing. In 2008, the director Matthew Warchus, aided by Mark Rylance, Christine Baranski, and a supremely gifted cast managed to inject some jet fuel into that antique vehicle; now somebody at Roundabout decided ...More

(25 April 2012)

-PR Lighting Announces First Two LED Spots

PR Lighting Announces First Two LED Spots

PR Lighting has launched its first compact moving head LED spot and beam fixtures.
The LED Spot 400 comes equipped with a 16-38-degree wide zoom, while the LED Beam emits an intense 6-degree beam. Both run extremely quietly, ...
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(25 April 2012)

-Light Plot Deconstructed, Fourth Edition Now Available from Gregg Hillmar

Light Plot Deconstructed, Fourth Edition Now Available from Gregg Hillmar

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. has released an updated training guide for users of Vectorworks software: Light Plot Deconstructed for Vectorworks Spotlight, Fourth Edition. The book was written by Gregg Hillmar, a ...More

(25 April 2012)

-Times Square Lighting Introduces the LED36P

Times Square Lighting Introduces the LED36P

The LED36P from Times Square Lighting delivers the lighting equivalent of a 75W pattern projector utilizing a 36W LED module. The company says the rewards are savings of 10 times the lamp life as well as 70% energy savings. The ...More

(25 April 2012)

-PSNI Announces Data Projections as Newest Affiliate

PSNI Announces Data Projections as Newest Affiliate

Professional Systems Network International (PSNI) announced that Data Projections, a leading Houston-based audiovisual integrator, has been approved for affiliation by consent of the PSNI stockholders. ...More

(25 April 2012)

-Masque Sound's Audio Package on the new Musical Once

Masque Sound's Audio Package on the new Musical Once

Masque Sound, a theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company specializing in live concert, television broadcast, corporate, industrial, theatrical, house of worship and sports events, has provided a custom audio ...More

(25 April 2012)

-PSG Inc. Implements LIGHTCONVERSE Visualization in its Montreal Studio

PSG Inc. Implements LIGHTCONVERSE Visualization in its Montreal Studio

PhantomShadow Group Inc. (PSG Inc.), in collaboration with LightConverse North America, has begun employing LIGHTCONVERSE 3D Show Platform software in its studio to create highly realistic pre-show visualization, efficiently ...More

(25 April 2012)

-Tim Sauerman Joins Poet Technical Services

Tim Sauerman Joins Poet Technical Services

PTS (Poet Technical Services) has named Tim Sauerman as its new technical director at their home office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Sauerman will be managing operations for PTS while it continues to provide acrobatic ...More

(25 April 2012)

-The Revolution Reunite for American Heart Association Benefit

The Revolution Reunite for American Heart Association Benefit

The year was 1984 and Prince's soon-to-be-iconic masterpiece, Purple Rain, was released to much fanfare. His backing band, the Revolution, shared the stage with Prince for many years. This past February, the band came together again in ...More

(25 April 2012)

-ETC on the Set in Ukraine

ETC on the Set in Ukraine

The Ukraina and Novy channels are two of the most-watched television outlets in Ukraine. In early 2011, the Ukraina station launched a new HD-capable facility, complete with four television studios. At the same time, the Novy channel ...More

(25 April 2012)

-Meyer Sound Raises the Bar at Jay-Z's 40/40 Club

Meyer Sound Raises the Bar at Jay-Z's 40/40 Club

The accolades are nonstop at New York's recently renovated 40/40 Club, owned by hip-hop superstar Jay-Z and partner Juan Perez. As part of the multimillion-dollar renovation, a huge complement of Meyer Sound ...More

(25 April 2012)

-Robe Appoints New Argentinian Distributor

Robe Appoints New Argentinian Distributor

Robe announces a new exclusive Argentinian distributor -- Buenos Aires-based the TSD Group.
The company is run by Daniel Lema, and it served all sectors of the professional entertainment technology industry since ...
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(25 April 2012)

-Dino Pascarelli Joins ARRI CSC Florida as Digital Liaison

Dino Pascarelli Joins ARRI CSC Florida as Digital Liaison

ARRI CSC, a full service equipment rental group in the United States, is pleased to announce the addition of Dino Pascarelli to the office in Florida. In his role as digital liaison, Pascarelli will be responsible for guiding ...More

(24 April 2012)

-Lectrosonics Announces Release of Venue V5.1 Firmware

Lectrosonics Announces Release of Venue V5.1 Firmware

Lectrosonics, a manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, introduces the release of Version 5.1 firmware for the company's highly acclaimed Venue Wideband modular receiver system. The V5.1 firmware ...More

(24 April 2012)

-NAMM Foundation Works With White House Committee On New Arts Initiative to Help Low-Performing Schools

NAMM Foundation Works With White House Committee On New Arts Initiative to Help Low-Performing Schools

The NAMM Foundation will support a new initiative lead by the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and developed in cooperation with the US Department of Education and the White House Domestic Policy Council. The T ...More

(24 April 2012)

-Atlanta Special FX Debuts New Dual-barreled Cryo Gun with Lasers Blasts

Atlanta Special FX Debuts New Dual-barreled Cryo Gun with Lasers Blasts

Atlanta Special FX introduces a new handheld CO2 cryo gun that sends beams of light through haze/fog with dual high intensity green lasers. The CO2 cyro gun creates two streams of cold cryo fog, via a cool double-barrel design that ...More

(24 April 2012)

-Brit Floyd Pays Tribute with Elation

Brit Floyd Pays Tribute with Elation

Nothing can match the over-the-top sensory experience of a Pink Floyd show . . . except for a Brit Floyd show. This UK-based tribute group formed by Chas Cole has quickly earned raves among Floyd devotees worldwide, not only for their ...More

(24 April 2012)

-Frost Chicago Gives L-ACOUSTICS KARA a Warm Welcome

Frost Chicago Gives L-ACOUSTICS KARA a Warm Welcome

For over two decades, Frost Chicago has served as one of the Windy City's premier event services companies. Providing audio, video, lighting, staging and fabric design for large-scale private events, social gala functions and ...More

(24 April 2012)

-WiSE and Le Mark join forces for Breast Cancer Awareness

WiSE and Le Mark join forces for Breast Cancer Awareness

Every year entertainment technology trade event, PLASA Focus: Leeds, provides a hub of innovation and valuable industry networking opportunities. This year was no different. However in addition to its usual offerings the show saw ...More

(24 April 2012)

-DiGiCo SD8 Stars At The Friendliest Festival On The Planet

DiGiCo SD8 Stars At The Friendliest Festival On The Planet

Billed as 'the friendliest festival on the planet', Sauti za Busara is the highlight of the annual music calendar in Tanzania. The East African event takes place over five days in February and this year attracted 400 musicians from ...More

(24 April 2012)

-C.Vilar Puts Project Energia to the Test

C.Vilar Puts Project Energia to the Test

Adamson Systems Engineering announces the addition of the first Energia Beta partner in Latin America. Bogota, Colombia based C.Vilar Amplificacion LTDA, has been a long time Adamson user, with one of the largest Adamson ...More

(24 April 2012)

-Powersoft M50Q DSP+ ETH Powers South Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church

Powersoft M50Q DSP+ ETH Powers South Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church

The church leaders at South Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church located in Spokane, Washington, had been satisfied with their older, center cluster sound system for years. Used primarily for the spoken word, church members found it adequate ...More

(24 April 2012)

-Lighthouse Jumbovision and TS Sports Place Sugar Land's New LED Video Board in the "Heart" of Texas

Lighthouse Jumbovision and TS Sports Place Sugar Land's New LED Video Board in the "Heart" of Texas

Lighthouse and TS Sports are completing the installation of four 20mm LED video screens at Constellation Field, home of the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League.
The main screen, fitted within a Lone Star State ...
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(24 April 2012)

-Natural History Museum of LA County Opens New Dinosaur Hall with Electrosonic

Natural History Museum of LA County Opens New Dinosaur Hall with Electrosonic

Visitors to the Dinosaur Hall in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County experience the wonder of the prehistoric creatures in a totally new way with innovative exhibits featuring audio-visual systems provided by ElectrosonicMore

(24 April 2012)

-Intellasound and Electro-Voice Bring Regal Sound to Madison's Majestic Theatre

Intellasound and Electro-Voice Bring Regal Sound to Madison's Majestic Theatre

As a thriving college town, Madison, Wisconsin is fertile ground for an active music scene that caters to high standards and eclectic tastes. As such, it's a fitting location for the Majestic Theatre, a 106-year-old venue whose ...More

(23 April 2012)

-ETCP Welcomes Gravitec Systems, Inc. and the PRG Institute to Recognized Training Program List

ETCP Welcomes Gravitec Systems, Inc. and the PRG Institute to Recognized Training Program List

ETCP announces that Gravitec Systems, Inc. and Production Resource Group (PRG) have joined the ranks of elite training opportunities by becoming ETCP Recognized Training Programs. ETCP certified technicians who attend ...More

(23 April 2012)

-Julie's Bicycle and White Light Embark on Three-Year Partnership

Julie's Bicycle and White Light Embark on Three-Year Partnership

Julie's Bicycle announces a new sponsorship deal with entertainment lighting specialist White Light. Julie's Bicycle and White Light have developed a strong relationship over the last five years based on a mutual commitment ...More

(23 April 2012)

-Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced

Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced

The nominations were announced today for the Outer Critics Circle Awards. The organization consists of critics and reporters who cover New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond ...More

(23 April 2012)

-Turbosound Wins Queen's Award for Innovation

Turbosound Wins Queen's Award for Innovation

Delivering sound quality to a wider concert audience has won West Sussex based manufacturer, Turbosound Ltd., a 2012 Queen's Award for Innovation. This is the third Queen's Award that the company has earned in its 30 year history of ...More

(23 April 2012)

-Allen & Heath Wins Queen's Award for Enterprise

Allen & Heath Wins Queen's Award for Enterprise

Pro audio mixer manufacturer, Allen & Heath, received the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. The honor has been granted for the company's outstanding achievement in export growth between 2008 and 2011, ...More

(23 April 2012)

-InfoComm Opens Public Review Period of Draft Energy Management Standard

InfoComm Opens Public Review Period of Draft Energy Management Standard

InfoComm International, the trade association representing the audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide, is opening the public review and comment period for the proposed draft standard, INFOCOMM 4: 2012 DS1 ...More

(23 April 2012)

-Best Boy 4000 Spot Shines on American Idol

Best Boy 4000 Spot Shines on American Idol

For 11 seasons, lighting designer Kieran Healy has created "concert" looks for American Idol, balancing the requirements for both the studio and television audiences. To realize his design goals, PRG is providing the lighting ...More

(23 April 2012)

-Lex Products' New Six-Circuit Lighting Cable Assemblies Deliver Greater Durability with Proprietary Features

Lex Products' New Six-Circuit Lighting Cable Assemblies Deliver Greater Durability with Proprietary Features

Lex Products Corporation introduces a six-circuit, lighting cable assemblies for the entertainment industry. Lex Products developed the solution to help remedy a long-standing industry problem of cable damage due to broken ...More

(23 April 2012)

-Cosmic Truss Launches First Toolbox App for Free Download

Cosmic Truss Launches First Toolbox App for Free Download

Cosmic Truss has announced the release of its first toolbox app through the Apple iTunes store.
Available for the Apple range of iPhone / iPad products -- and soon to be released on the Android platform -- the app is a must have ...
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(23 April 2012)

-Kinetic Launches All New E-Commerce Store

Kinetic Launches All New E-Commerce Store

Kinetic Lighting, Inc. launched a new e-commerce site: KineticLightingStore.com. The online store sells theatrical lighting equipment and supplies, as well as clothing and tools (the company plans to offer industry publications in ...More

(23 April 2012)

-CAST BlackTrax Wins Prestigious IABM Game Changers Award at NAB

CAST BlackTrax Wins Prestigious IABM Game Changers Award at NAB

CAST Group of Toronto, Canada was awarded an inaugural IABM Game-Changer Award for BlackTrax by the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM). The Awards were held during NAB (National Association ...More

(23 April 2012)

-DiGiCo's Training Seminars Reach Russia

DiGiCo's Training Seminars Reach Russia

The latest location added to DiGiCo's roster of training seminars is Russia, with its first seminar for the territory held in February at the recording and performance studios of the famous artist Igor Sandler by its Russian distributor, More

(23 April 2012)

-JHS Introduces the HK Audio LUCAS Nano 300 at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

JHS Introduces the HK Audio LUCAS Nano 300 at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

Trade distributor John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd. presented the HK Audio LUCAS Nano 300 at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012 at the Royal Armouries, April 17-18, along with the current HK Audio, Studiomaster, Lab.gruppen, Lake, and LA ...More

(23 April 2012)

-Universal Event Productions Invests in Newest Robe LED Solutions

Universal Event Productions Invests in Newest Robe LED Solutions

Live-event technical-solutions provider, Universal Event Productions (UEP) from Buckinghamshire UK, has invested in the latest Robe LED moving lights to boost its inventory of LED light sources. This is part of an on-going ...More

(23 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: The Lyons (Cort Theatre)

Theatre in Review: The Lyons (Cort Theatre)

Nicky Silver has imagined a spectacularly dysfunctional family named The Lyons and it's our good fortune that Linda Lavin is the queen of the pride. She is Rita Lyons, nightmare wife and monster mother, a Chanel-clad ...More

(20 April 2012)

-PLASA Focus Breaks All Records

PLASA Focus Breaks All Records

Not even the rain could dampen the enthusiasm at the Royal Armouries this week as PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012 opened its doors for two days of unparalleled access to the newest and most innovative products on the market for the live ...More

(20 April 2012)

-New DMX Moving Head Video Camera from Elation Projects onto Video Walls and TVs

New DMX Moving Head Video Camera from Elation Projects onto Video Walls and TVs

Now you can put anyone on the "big screen" at nightclubs, corporate events, weddings, and concerts, with the new EVCMH video camera from Elation Professional. A unique compact DMX-512 moving head video camera, the EVCMH is designed ...More

(20 April 2012)

-Martin VC-Dots Provide Pixel-Level Video Creativity with Ease

Martin VC-Dots Provide Pixel-Level Video Creativity with Ease

Martin Professional launches the VC Series of creative LED video. Part of the series is formed by VC-Dots, lightweight strings of individually controllable, bright dots useful in creating customized LED video solutions with maximum ...More

(20 April 2012)

-Introducing Ilumiline Logic 36 from Iluminarc

Introducing Ilumiline Logic 36 from Iluminarc

ILUMINARC announces the release of a new indoor elegant lighting solution, Ilumiline Logic 36.
Ilumiline Logic 36 is a linear LED wash light that features 36 one-watt RGB LEDs with 25-by-six-degree optics for great wall washing ...
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(20 April 2012)

-EAW Launches Powercube Power and Processing Modules

EAW Launches Powercube Power and Processing Modules

EAW announces the release of their Powercube amplifier racks. Designed to maximize the capabilities of EAW's line arrays, each Powercube amplifier rack includes electrical power distribution, 12 channels of amplifier power with ...More

(20 April 2012)

-NAB Show Presents Sennheiser with ACE Award, Recognizing Excellence in Booth Design and Execution

NAB Show Presents Sennheiser with ACE Award, Recognizing Excellence in Booth Design and Execution

Sennheiser [booth C2632] was presented with an ACE (Awesome Cool Exhibit) Award by the NAB Show on April 18 during a special ceremony. The peer-driven award recognizes NAB Show exhibitors for innovations in booth design and ...More

(20 April 2012)

-myMix Appoints Kevin Madden as National Sales Director

myMix Appoints Kevin Madden as National Sales Director

Movek LLC, manufacturer and distributor of myMix personal monitoring systems, has appointed Kevin Madden as its national sales director effective immediately.
Madden comes to myMix having served as the US Distributor of ...
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(20 April 2012)

-Clay Paky Sharpy Rocks the UK from the 2012 Brit Awards

Clay Paky Sharpy Rocks the UK from the 2012 Brit Awards

Al Gurdon, one of the most in demand lighting designers in the industry, employed nearly 200 Clay Paky moving heads for this year's Brit Awards.
Staged for the second year in succession at London's vast O2 Arena, the Brit ...
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(20 April 2012)

-GLP Appoints Pacific Lighting for Singapore and Malaysia

GLP Appoints Pacific Lighting for Singapore and Malaysia

Pacific Lighting's Singapore operation has recently been appointed as exclusive distributor for GLP -- in both the Singapore and Malaysian territories.
Pacific Lighting director Hugh Chinnick says, "GLP is a ...
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(20 April 2012)

-Chicago's College Church Offers a Landmark Iconyx Installation

Chicago's College Church Offers a Landmark Iconyx Installation

Founded in 1861 with close ties to Wheaton College, College Church of Wheaton, Illinois, has achieved a reputation as one of the most influential churches in America.
The stunning Georgian Revival-style building on Washington Street ...
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(20 April 2012)

-Philips Strand Lighting and Selecon bring life to Channel 5 News Room in London Bridge

Philips Strand Lighting and Selecon bring life to Channel 5 News Room in London Bridge

Philips Selecon and Strand Lighting distributor, Architainment has completed an installation project for ITN at the brand new, remote controlled Channel 5 News room in London Bridge.
"ITN recently won the Channel 5 ...
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(20 April 2012)

-Altinex Announces TP115-120 / TP115-121 Compact Video Twisted Pair Transmitter / Receiver

Altinex Announces TP115-120 / TP115-121 Compact Video Twisted Pair Transmitter / Receiver

Altinex announces the availability of the TP115-120 and TP115-121 compact video twisted pair (TP) transmitter and receiver. The TP115-120 / TP115-121 represent an excellent choice for integrators and AV technology managers looking ...More

(20 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: Clybourne Park (Longacre Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Clybourne Park (Longacre Theatre)

Oscar Hammerstein said you've got to be carefully taught to hate and fear, but in the 21st century we know better, or think we do. Words can be weapons, we tell ourselves -- and it's a sin to use racial and sexual epithets. Publicly, we're ...More

(20 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: In Masks Outrageous and Austere (Culture Project)

Theatre in Review: In Masks Outrageous and Austere (Culture Project)

Most of the characters who populate the cast of Tennessee Williams' In Masks Outrageous and Austere don't know where they are, geographically, morally, or psychologically. In a way, this is appropriate, because David ...More

(19 April 2012)

-W-DMX Offered New Gear and Seminar at PLASA Focus: Leeds

W-DMX Offered New Gear and Seminar at PLASA Focus: Leeds

Wireless Solution Sweden AB exhibited at PLASA Focus: Leeds, April 17-18, 2012 with new products and some innovative advancements to their W-DMX product range. The show was held at the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, UK. ...More

(19 April 2012)

-Here's To You! ADJ and American Audio Sponsor Top Toast Contest

Here's To You! ADJ and American Audio Sponsor Top Toast Contest

Nuptial toasts to the bride and groom are as much a part of weddings as cutting the cake or saying "I do." No one knows that better than DJs, who are typically involved in hundreds if not thousands of wedding toasts during the course of ...More

(19 April 2012)

-Nemetschek Vectorworks and MAXON Computer Seek Entries for 2012 Rendering Competition

Nemetschek Vectorworks and MAXON Computer Seek Entries for 2012 Rendering Competition

Professional and student designers can now submit entries to the 2012 Inspired Visions Global Rendering Competition. This annual competition, which is sponsored by Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. and MAXON Computer GmbH, ...More

(19 April 2012)

-Audio-Technica Introduces New System 8 Wireless

Audio-Technica Introduces New System 8 Wireless

Audio-Technica, a manufacturer of transducer technology currently celebrating "50 Years of Passionate Listening," is introducing its new System 8 VHF Wireless Systems. Featuring sleek, stackable, contemporary styling, Audio-Technica' ...More

(19 April 2012)

-AC-ET Appoints New Staff and Role Changes to Meet Growth Plans

AC-ET Appoints New Staff and Role Changes to Meet Growth Plans

A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd. announces the appointment of four new members of staff, as well as a number of role changes within the company, in order to service the needs of its growing customer base. ...More

(19 April 2012)

-Pyrotek and Laser Design Productions on the 2012 Academy Of Country Music Awards

Pyrotek and Laser Design Productions on the 2012 Academy Of Country Music Awards

Las Vegas turned country as the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards rolled into town April 1, 2012. The awards ceremony took place at the MGM Grand Arena, and with too many wild performances for one venue, Mandalay Bay was also ...More

(19 April 2012)

-Second Location for Second City Opens in Chicago with Yamaha

Second Location for Second City Opens in Chicago with Yamaha

Originally making its debut in 1959, and recently celebrating its 50th birthday, the legendary Second City Comedy Theatre has opened the UP Comedy Club, a new theatre in the Piper's Alley area of Chicago. With resident stages in Chicago, ...More

(19 April 2012)

-Shure Wireless Systems Rock the Juno Awards on CTV

Shure Wireless Systems Rock the Juno Awards on CTV

Honoring the best of Canada's music industry, the 2012 Juno Awards were broadcast live on the CTV network on April 1. This year's show, hosted by actor William Shatner and featuring a wide range of live performances, was held in a ...More

(19 April 2012)

-A Real-World Environment at the USC School for Cinematic Arts

A Real-World Environment at the USC School for Cinematic Arts

At the USC School of Cinematic Arts, students are given the opportunity to find their specialty in the practices of film, television, and interactive media. For those who choose the studio lighting path, a few trips to the sound stages ...More

(19 April 2012)

-Audiolead appointed new TiMax Distributor for France

Audiolead appointed new TiMax Distributor for France

Out Board, the UK-based manufacturer of the TiMax2 SoundHub and TiMax Tracker audio processor and automation products, has announced that Audiolead is the latest addition to its rapidly expanding global distribution network. ...More

(19 April 2012)

-L-ACOUSTICS Creates Skandal in Istanbul

L-ACOUSTICS Creates Skandal in Istanbul

New indie nightclub Skandal! has opened its doors in Istanbul with an L-ACOUSTICS coaxial loudspeaker system supplied by Turkish distributor Elit Light&Sound Technologies.
Run by leading Istanbul venue owners together with ...
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(19 April 2012)

-Amon Tobin's ISAM Live Tour Features Barco Projection for 3D Musical Art

Amon Tobin's ISAM Live Tour Features Barco Projection for 3D Musical Art

Barco recently supplied its FLM HD20 projectors to create a spectacular visual journey enlivening electronica artist Amon Tobin's latest international tour, ISAM Live. The centerpiece of the show was a 25' x 14' x 8' multi ...More

(19 April 2012)

-Entec Sound & Light on the Teenage Cancer Trust Show

Entec Sound & Light on the Teenage Cancer Trust Show

Entec's sound division again supplied a d&b system to the 2012 Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) shows at London's Royal Albert Hall (RAH), taking the opportunity to use the new d&b V-Series speakers as part of the main system for ...More

(18 April 2012)

-Martin Introduces M2GO and M2PC Lighting Control

Martin Introduces M2GO and M2PC Lighting Control

The M2GO and M2PC are compact yet highly capable lighting consoles in Martin Professional's M-Series that provide a powerful console in a smaller form.
The ideal lighting control solutions for smaller shows and venues of all ...
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(18 April 2012)

-Audio-Technica Mics Chosen for the 15th Consecutive Year at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Audio-Technica Mics Chosen for the 15th Consecutive Year at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

For the 15th year in a row, a broad range of Audio-Technica microphones was selected to outfit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Audio-Technica supplied over 50 mics to capture the audio for the 27th annual ...More

(18 April 2012)

-Harman's Studer Vista Consoles Get Integral Lexicon FX

Harman's Studer Vista Consoles Get Integral Lexicon FX

Users of Harman's Studer Vista consoles can now opt to add up to 24 channels of Lexicon Effects to their console with the release of the Vista FX engine. The Vista FX unit contains eight channels of FX, and three units may be ...More

(18 April 2012)

-Introducing a Media Control Protocol for Sennheiser Wireless Systems

Introducing a Media Control Protocol for Sennheiser Wireless Systems

With the new firmware version 1.7.0, audio specialist Sennheiser is now providing a media control protocol for its 2000, evolution wireless ew 500 G3 and evolution wireless ew 300 G3 series. This new open protocol enables rack-mount ...More

(18 April 2012)

-BASSMAXX Launches Redesigned Website

BASSMAXX Launches Redesigned Website

A manufacturer of professional loudspeakers, BASSMAXX announces the company has launched its redesigned website. Now live, bassmaxx.com boasts the company's new look and feel, adds several new products, and more information pages. ...More

(18 April 2012)

-Sew What? and Rent What? Custom Stage Drape Providers Together on YouTube Channel

Sew What? and Rent What? Custom Stage Drape Providers Together on YouTube Channel

It's all about "sew and tell" for custom theatrical drapery manufacturer Sew What? Inc. along with sister company, theatrical drapery rental supplier Rent What? Inc. The two entertainment industry firms have established a ...More

(18 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: 4000 Miles (Lincoln Center Theatre)

Theatre in Review: 4000 Miles (Lincoln Center Theatre)

Mary Louise Wilson doesn't just have great timing; she breathes it. As the heroine of Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles, she turns the simplest remarks -- "I was just making conversation," "You're in Manhattan," and "She's ...More

(18 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: You'd Better Sit Down: Takes from My Parents' Divorce (Civilians at Flea Theatre)

Theatre in Review: You'd Better Sit Down: Takes from My Parents' Divorce (Civilians at Flea Theatre)

"I hope this doesn't send you, you know, to the psychiatrist," a man tells his son in You'd Better Sit Down: Tales from My Parents' Divorce, but by then surely that boat has sailed for those who helped to create this ...More

(18 April 2012)

-LumenRadio Lights Music Centre De Bijloke

LumenRadio Lights Music Centre De Bijloke

LumenRadio, manufacturer of wireless lighting controls, played a key role in the lighting of Music Centre De Bijloke in Ghent, Belgium.
The historic structure, located in the heart of the city, is undoubtedly one of the most ...
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(18 April 2012)

-Avicii's High Intensity DJ Shows Dance with High End Systems

Avicii's High Intensity DJ Shows Dance with High End Systems

Top charting electronic musician Avicii took his DJ-run show on a Texas tour with High End Systems, a Barco company, products lighting and controlling the way. Insomniac Events produced the shows. ...More

(18 April 2012)

-WorldStage Maps Video to Moving Walls to Support the Reveal of the New Bell 525 Relentless Helicopter

WorldStage Maps Video to Moving Walls to Support the Reveal of the New Bell 525 Relentless Helicopter

Everyone was primed to expect a dramatic announcement from Bell Helicopter at HELI-EXPO 2012 at the Dallas Convention Center. So the large-screen video mapping, which helped unveil the company's revolutionary new Bell 525 Relentless Super ...More

(18 April 2012)

-Dirty Rigger Heads Down Under

Dirty Rigger Heads Down Under

Reaching new depths, this week Le Mark Group's Dirty Rigger product team announced its first distribution deal into the arduous mining industry.
Australia-based MTI Group, market leaders in mining consumables, will be the ...
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(17 April 2012)

-Pete's Big TVs Provide for Springsteen's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Pete's Big TVs Provide for Springsteen's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Pete's Big TVs of New Castle, Delaware, continues its long-running relationship with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band by providing video production/projection, equipment, and crew for his Wrecking Ball world tour. The US ...More

(17 April 2012)

-Harman to Offer Regional HiQnet System Architect and JBL HiQnet Performance Manager Software Training Courses

Harman to Offer Regional HiQnet System Architect and JBL HiQnet Performance Manager Software Training Courses

In association with rep firm Robert Louis Associates, Harman's System Development and Integration Group (SDIG) today announced it is to offer in-person training sessions for its HiQnet System Architect and JBL HiQnet Performance ...More

(17 April 2012)

-Christie Announces New 3LCD Projector Platform at NAB 2012

Christie Announces New 3LCD Projector Platform at NAB 2012

The Christie LX501 and Christie LX601i projectors made their debut at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas. Both projectors are the first offerings of a new 3LCD product platform: The Christie ...More

(17 April 2012)

-Neumann Introduces KK 204 and KK 205 Microphone Capsules

Neumann Introduces KK 204 and KK 205 Microphone Capsules

Neumann announces that it will be showcasing its new KK 204 and KK 205 microphone capsules at the Sennheiser, booth C2632, during NAB 2012. The new capsules, which are available in cardioid (KK 204) and supercardioid (KK 205) ...More

(17 April 2012)

-EAW Launches Red Certification Training

EAW Launches Red Certification Training

EAW announces the launch of their Red Certification training program in support of their Powercube power and processing modules. EAW will award the Red Certification status after completion of a two-day seminar conducted at the ...More

(17 April 2012)

-PR Lighting's XLED 336 Introduced at Prolight + Sound

PR Lighting's XLED 336 Introduced at Prolight + Sound

XLED 336 by PR Lighting is a 36-LED fast moving, compact, and economically priced moving head luminaire. It generates its power and RGB color mix from 36 x 3W Osram Oslon LED's (12 red, 12 green, 12 blue). With a power consumption ...More

(17 April 2012)

-New V4.7 Software for Harman's Studer Vista Consoles Brings Graphic EQ to all Channels

New V4.7 Software for Harman's Studer Vista Consoles Brings Graphic EQ to all Channels

The latest release of software for Harman's Studer Vista digital consoles brings 30-band graphic EQ functionality to all channels on the desk, whether they are inputs, busses, or outputs, in addition to the existing full four-band ...More

(17 April 2012)

-Unisson Structures Appointed Exclusive Cosmic Truss Dealer for Canada

Unisson Structures Appointed Exclusive Cosmic Truss Dealer for Canada

Cosmic Truss announces that Unisson Structures has been appointed as its exclusive distributor for the full range of Cosmic Truss products for Canada.
Founded in 1977, Unisson Structures remains a family-run business today ...
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(17 April 2012)

-Take the Coemar LEDko Challenge

Take the Coemar LEDko Challenge

White Light and Coemar are teaming up to offer the prize of six LEDko units for those needing to retrofit their outdated lighting package. The competition, in which entrants submit a video or storyboard of their current ...More

(17 April 2012)

-Adlib Expands with New Warehouse and Added Staff

Adlib Expands with New Warehouse and Added Staff

UK-based sound, lighting, and AV rental specialist, Adlib, celebrated the start of 2012 by moving in to its new warehouse in Speke, following another year of steady growth.
The move has more than doubled their space to over 50,000 ...
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(17 April 2012)

-AED Rent Consolidates L-ACOUSTICS Inventory with Further Investment

AED Rent Consolidates L-ACOUSTICS Inventory with Further Investment

AED Rent in Belgium has boosted its L-ACOUSTICS inventory with the purchase of a substantial amount of new components. The company has added 96 KARA modular WST line source cabinets, 66 of the new ARCSII constant curvature ...More

(17 April 2012)

-Meyer Sound Appoints 44.1 as First EXP Dealer in France

Meyer Sound Appoints 44.1 as First EXP Dealer in France

Meyer Sound has announced the appointment of 44.1, based in the Paris suburb of Colombes, as the first French dealer for EXP cinema audio systems. 44.1 is one of four recent additions to the Meyer Sound EXP distribution ...More

(17 April 2012)

-More Hippotizer Media Servers in Russia

More Hippotizer Media Servers in Russia

Green Hippo Ltd. is making a substantial push into the Russian market with their recent sale of ten Hippotizer HD media servers to Big Screen Service in Russia. The Hippotizer HD is the company's top of the range unit and ...More

(16 April 2012)

-2012 Olivier Award Winners Announced

2012 Olivier Award Winners Announced

The 2012 Olivier Awards, representing the best of London theatre over the last twelve months, were presented in a glittering ceremony at London's Royal Opera House Sunday, April 15th.
In the lighting category, the award went to More

(16 April 2012)

-First Yamaha CL Console Demo A Success

First Yamaha CL Console Demo A Success

With more than 60 audio professionals in attendance, sponsor and Yamaha dealer ACIR Professional, deemed the first field demo of the new Yamaha CL Console series a success.
Yamaha systems application engineer, Kevin ...
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(16 April 2012)

-Free Sennheiser Headphone or Lavalier with Purchase of Eligible Evolution Wireless Portable and ENG Systems

Free Sennheiser Headphone or Lavalier with Purchase of Eligible Evolution Wireless Portable and ENG Systems

Sennheiser announces a mail-in rebate on evolution wireless G3 portable and ENG systems. Consumers can get an ME 2 lavalier ($139.95 value) or HD 429 headphone ($79.95 value) free by mail with the purchase of an ew 112-p G3, ew 122 ...More

(16 April 2012)

-Shure Presents National Open Mic Night for Aspiring Performers

Shure Presents National Open Mic Night for Aspiring Performers

In celebration of the company's 87th anniversary on April 25, Shure Incorporated announced its inaugural National Open Mic Night, a week-long observance that will unite and encourage singers, musicians, and spoken word ...More

(16 April 2012)

-High End Systems Celebrates a Decade of Digital Lighting

High End Systems Celebrates a Decade of Digital Lighting

This year marks a monumental milestone for High End Systems, a Barco company. As of February 2012, High End Systems has been selling digital lighting products for 10 years; no other company in the industry has the same level of ...More

(16 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: Evita (Marquis Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Evita (Marquis Theatre)

Eva Peron has proven to be a polarizing figure in death as in life -- so why not the actress who plays her? The Broadway revival of Evita has sent show fans into a tizzy, endlessly debating, in chat rooms and bars all over ...More

(16 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: Massacre (Sing to Your Children) (Rattlestick Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Massacre (Sing to Your Children)  (Rattlestick Theatre)

There's trouble afoot when the most interesting character in a play is the murder victim, but that's the case with Massacre (Sing to Your Children).His name is Joe, and he is apparently the evil boss of a New Hampshire town. ( ...More

(16 April 2012)

-Le Mark Labels Help Power London 2012 Olympics

Le Mark Labels Help Power London 2012 Olympics

To support the logistics for an expected 1,000km of cable, distributed across 39 venues in seven different locations, global leaders in generator rental Aggreko have selected Le Mark's custom printed heat shrink cable labels. ...More

(16 April 2012)

-AC-ET Gears Up for Kinesys DigiHoist Controller

AC-ET Gears Up for Kinesys DigiHoist Controller

A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd's rigging division, the exclusive UK reseller for Kinesys, is geared up to provide demonstrations of the innovative new Kinesys DigiHoist digital hoist controller range. ...More

(16 April 2012)

-Lightfactor at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

Lightfactor at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

UK lighting sales company, Lightfactor, will again exhibit at PLASA Focus at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, April 17-18.
A selection of products will be featured, including new moving lights and LED luminaires from Italian ...
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(16 April 2012)

-Full Compass Hosts Steampunk Gala for Madison Ballet

Full Compass Hosts Steampunk Gala for Madison Ballet

Full Compass Systems recently hosted a Steampunk-themed gala celebrating the 30th anniversary of Madison Ballet. The evening was an over-the-top experience for nearly 200 guests lavishly costumed in Steampunk attire. Those ...More

(16 April 2012)

-Peavey Loudspeaker Donation Provides Relief for Wounded and Recovering Soldiers

Peavey Loudspeaker Donation Provides Relief for Wounded and Recovering Soldiers

Peavey donated loudspeaker enclosures to the Steven Sillers Tunnel to Towers Foundation for use by Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, one of America's largest and most renowned military medical centers. ...More

(16 April 2012)

-GLP Impression Spot One Completes all LED rig for Dillon Productions

GLP Impression Spot One Completes all LED rig for Dillon Productions

Dillon Production Services, based in Norcross, Georgia has added GLP's impression Spot One fixture to their inventory allowing them to offer their customers a full energy efficient LED lighting system. ...More

(13 April 2012)

-PLASA Focus: Nashville Announces New Event in July

PLASA Focus: Nashville Announces New Event in July

PLASA Focus: Nashville 2012 welcomes a raft of new exhibitors as the two-day event continues to grow, with over 20 companies now committed to taking part and as many applications being processed. The event takes place July 11-12, at ...More

(13 April 2012)

-Registration Opens for AES Conference on Music-Induced Hearing Disorders

Registration Opens for AES Conference on Music-Induced Hearing Disorders

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) confirms registration is now open for its 47th International Conference on Music-Induced Hearing Disorders, which will take place at Columbia College in downtown Chicago, June 20-22, 2012. The ...More

(13 April 2012)

-XTA Electronics' DS8000 Audio Distribution System

XTA Electronics' DS8000 Audio Distribution System

UK-based manufacturer, XTA Electronics announces the launch of the DS8000 -- a complete re-design of their famous DS800 mic/line distribution system. The DS800, and all XTA products, are distributed throughout the US by Group One ...More

(13 April 2012)

-PRG Launches TruColor HS Digital Light Fixture for Film/TV at NAB

PRG Launches TruColor HS Digital Light Fixture for Film/TV at NAB

Production Resource Group, L.L.C., (PRG) announces the launch of its new TruColor HS digital light fixture at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, April 16-19. PRG will be exhibiting in booth ...More

(13 April 2012)

-Martin at PLASA Focus Leeds 2012 with the MAC Viper

Martin at PLASA Focus Leeds 2012 with the MAC Viper

Martin Professional heads to Leeds on April 17th for PLASA Focus 2012 where a new breed of moving head -- the MAC Viper Profile -- and much more will be on display at the Royal Armouries Museum in Martin's S-E16 stand. ...More

(13 April 2012)

-Zero 88 to Exhibit at Plasa Focus: Leeds

Zero 88 to Exhibit at Plasa Focus: Leeds

PLASA Focus in Leeds, April 17-18 at the Royal Armouries, will see the UK launch of Cooper Controls' new network and data distribution products. Designed for compatibility with the RDM standard, these products are ideal for future ...More

(13 April 2012)

-Line 6 Ships StageSource L3s

Line 6 Ships StageSource L3s

Line 6, Inc. announces the availability of StageSource L3s. StageSource loudspeaker systems are built on a powerful new technology platform that enables a single enclosure to provide best-in-class performance in multiple live sound ...More

(13 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: A Slow Air (59E59)

Theatre in Review: A Slow Air (59E59)

Meet Athol and Morna, the two halves of the fractured family portrait that constitutes David Harrower's A Slow Air. They're siblings, close in (middle) age; she lives in Edinburgh and he in Glasgow, although they may ...More

(13 April 2012)

-Cerwin-Vega! Announces a New Line of Mixers

Cerwin-Vega! Announces a New Line of Mixers

Cerwin-Vega! (CV) introduces a line of professional audio mixers that are designed for live performance and recording applications. Available in 10-, 12-, or 16-channel versions, the new mixer range offers extensive features such as ...More

(13 April 2012)

-Sennheiser Leads the Charge at ACM Awards, Supporting both Superstar and Emerging Country Artists

Sennheiser Leads the Charge at ACM Awards, Supporting both Superstar and Emerging Country Artists

The ACM Awards are among the most prestigious awards in the music industry and have been recognizing top country artists for over four decades. During the 47th annual ceremony held in Las Vegas last month at the MGM Arena, Sennheiser ...More

(13 April 2012)

-DiGiCo Tops fun. Tour

DiGiCo Tops fun. Tour

NYC-based indie pop band fun. are on an uphill, seemingly unstoppable trajectory with the release of their second recording, Some Nights. The album reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and Digital Songs charts, and the ...More

(13 April 2012)

-Lake Pointe Church Finds Sonic Detail and Envelopment in Meyer Sound MICA

Lake Pointe Church Finds Sonic Detail and Envelopment in Meyer Sound MICA

A new audio reinforcement system based around 56 Meyer Sound MICA line array loudspeakers has made a clear difference at Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall, Texas, according to media pastor Wes Hartley. ...More

(13 April 2012)

-Peavey Provides Professional Audio for Musikmesse Agora Stage

Peavey Provides Professional Audio for Musikmesse Agora Stage

Peavey sponsored the popular Agora Stage at Musikmesse 2012 in Frankfurt, March 21-24, providing a complete professional audio system during the entire four-day exhibition.
The Agora Stage is Musikmesse's premier ...
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(12 April 2012)

-Administration Fee Waived for Organizations Offering ETCP Paper and Pencil Exams During July 2012

Administration Fee Waived for Organizations Offering ETCP Paper and Pencil Exams During July 2012

In order to keep the ETCP examinations fresh and current, the Subject Matter Experts have written new questions for the Arena Rigging examination. ETCP is set to launch these questions July 1, 2012. To gather the statistical data ...More

(12 April 2012)

-NATEAC Offers Conference Sponsorships

NATEAC Offers Conference Sponsorships

Sponsorships are available for The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) which takes place July 21 - 24 in New York City. The four levels of sponsorship, as well as advertising space in the ...More

(12 April 2012)

-Alcorn McBride to Host Show Control Training Session May 4 in Orlando

Alcorn McBride to Host Show Control Training Session May 4 in Orlando

Alcorn McBride will host a free training session for its show control products at the company's Orlando headquarters on May 4 from 9am to 4pm. Seating is limited, so those interested in attending are encouraged to make a reservation ...More

(12 April 2012)

-Countryman Associates Introduces H6 Headset Microphone

Countryman Associates Introduces H6 Headset Microphone

Countryman Associates, Inc. announces the H6 headset microphone. This ultra-low profile microphone makes an outstanding choice for a variety of applications.
Available in both omni and directional versions, the new Countryman H6 ...
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(12 April 2012)

-Bill Radcliffe Joins Wybron as Sales Director

Bill Radcliffe Joins Wybron as Sales Director

Wybron announces and welcomes back Bill Radcliffe as the company's director of sales. Radcliffe will be responsible for sales team leadership, driving revenue, providing support, and strengthening customer relationships, as ...More

(12 April 2012)

-Meyer Sound Constellation to be demonstrated at Solotech's En Coulisse

Meyer Sound Constellation to be demonstrated at Solotech's En Coulisse

For the first time in Canada, the Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system will be heard in public demonstrations at Solotech's En Coulisse trade show to be held in Montreal May 2-3. This technology enables the acoustical ...More

(12 April 2012)

-Artistic Licence Engineering at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

Artistic Licence Engineering at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

Artistic Licence Engineering will show two new ranges of products along with several OEM solutions and a new modular version of the Multichrome Range at PLASA Focus: Leeds, April 17-18, at the Royal Armouries in stand S-D13. ...More

(12 April 2012)

-High Resolution Systems Announces New Features for UDC Software to Debut at NAB 2012

High Resolution Systems Announces New Features for UDC Software to Debut at NAB 2012

High Resolution Systems, which will be attending NAB 2012 April 16-19 in Las Vegas, Nevada, in booth SL6028, introduces a number of new features for its UDC (Universal Device Controller) software. The new variables, logic, and ...More

(12 April 2012)

-VUE Audiotechnik Announces Multi-Year Development Partnership with Materion Electrofusion

VUE Audiotechnik Announces Multi-Year Development Partnership with Materion Electrofusion

Following their recent launch at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt, VUE Audiotechnik announces a development partnership with Materion Electrofusion, a supplier of genuine beryllium and other advanced materials for high-end ...More

(12 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: Magic/Bird (Longacre Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Magic/Bird (Longacre Theatre)

Attention sports fans: Magic/Bird is a slam-dunk entertainment, packing a few laughs, a few tears, and plenty of basketball lore into a fast-moving 90 minutes. Attention everyone else: The theatre district is packed with fine ...More

(12 April 2012)

-Robert Juliat at Prolight + Sound 2012

Robert Juliat at Prolight + Sound 2012

For the second year running, Robert Juliat's Prolight + Sound stand was almost entirely illuminated by LED fixtures, demonstrating how LED sources can simultaneously offer both cost and environmental benefits. ...More

(12 April 2012)

-Stagetec to Introduce New Dante Module at NAB 2012

Stagetec to Introduce New Dante Module at NAB 2012

At the 2012 NAB, Stagetec, a German manufacturer of professional audio technology, will introduce a new interface board for the NEXUS network system which can be used in new and existing networks. The new XDIP board connects NEXUS ...More

(12 April 2012)

-Lightware's 25G Hybrid Matrix at ISE 2012 Amsterdam

Lightware's 25G Hybrid Matrix at ISE 2012 Amsterdam

Lightware Visual Engineering unveiled its 25G Hybrid Matrix router at ISE 2012, January 31 - February 2, in Amsterdam, the largest and best-attended show in ISE history. Lightware also captured the attention of InAVate, the leading ...More

(12 April 2012)

-Portable Remote Control for Harman Studer Vista Consoles to be Unveiled at NAB

Portable Remote Control for Harman Studer Vista Consoles to be Unveiled at NAB

At NAB 2012, Studer is unveiling its new Studer Compact Remote Bay, a portable controller hardly larger than a laptop, but containing 12 motorized Penny & Giles faders and 40 rotary controls which link to a 19" touch-screen running ...More

(11 April 2012)

-Free, Live Online Training Now Available for High Resolution Systems' UDC Software

Free, Live Online Training Now Available for High Resolution Systems' UDC Software

In the run up to its participation at NAB 2012, High Resolution Systems announces it is now offering free, live online training for users of its popular UDC (Universal Device Controller) software. The two-way, hosted training gives ...More

(11 April 2012)

-CadFaster Collaboration Software Now Available for Vectorworks Users

CadFaster Collaboration Software Now Available for Vectorworks Users

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. and CadFaster have joined together to offer CadFaster|Collaborate for users of Vectorworks software. This announcement comes on the heels of the launch of Vectorworks Cloud Services, and will ...More

(11 April 2012)

-Middle Atlantic Releases Designer Version 4.0

Middle Atlantic Releases Designer Version 4.0

Middle Atlantic Products has updated its Designer 3D layout and specification software to include new product groups, enabling more complete room configurations. In addition to consoles and video walls, Designer can now facilitate ...More

(11 April 2012)

-Shure Wireless on the Academy of Country Music Awards

Shure Wireless on the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMA) show was broadcast live from Las Vegas on CBS. Hosted by country greats Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton, the show boasted two venues and a dazzling array of 24 musical performances, ...More

(11 April 2012)

-Channel Vision Joins Crestron's Integrated Partner Program

Channel Vision Joins Crestron's Integrated Partner Program

Channel Vision announces its membership into Crestron's Integrated Partner Program. This program is designed to allow manufacturer's products to operate seamlessly in a Crestron systems environment. ...More

(11 April 2012)

-Kramer Introduces the MV-6 3G HD-SDI Multiviewer

Kramer Introduces the MV-6 3G HD-SDI Multiviewer

Kramer Electronics introduces the MV-6, a versatile, high-performance multiviewer for 3G HD-SDI video signals. The device can display up to six inputs in any combination, and output the image in multiple formats supporting either ...More

(11 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: End of the Rainbow (Belasco Theatre)

Theatre in Review: End of the Rainbow (Belasco Theatre)

"I could throw up in their laps and they'd still think I was glamorous." So says Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow, a play designed to put that proposition to the severest of tests. It's doubtful there's another show in town ...More

(11 April 2012)

-ADLIB Installs Sound System for BMX Center at National Cycling Center

ADLIB Installs Sound System for BMX Center at National Cycling Center

UK-based ADLIB's installation division has completed the design and installation of a new CODA Audio sound system at the BMX Centre, part of the country's National Cycling Center in Manchester.
It follows on from the highly ...
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(11 April 2012)

-DK Vascom Upgrades Donam-Dong Catholic Church With Iconyx

DK Vascom Upgrades Donam-Dong Catholic Church With Iconyx

Dai Kyung Vascom, Renkus-Heinz distributor for South Korea, recently installed a pair of Iconyx digitally steerable array loudspeakers as part of an overall audio system upgrade for the Donam-dong Catholic church in Donam-dong, ...More

(10 April 2012)

-By Design Day 2012 - It's Almost Here!

By Design Day 2012 - It's Almost Here!

If you haven't signed up yet for By Design Day, the annual fundraising day for Behind the Scenes in the US and Canada and Light Relief in the UK, don't worry -- you still have time!
Taking place this year on Tuesda ...
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(10 April 2012)

-Lectrosonics Announces WM Watertight Transmitter

Lectrosonics Announces WM Watertight Transmitter

Lectrosonics, a manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, introduces the WM Watertight Transmitter, the company's newest addition to its line of Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone systems offering ...More

(10 April 2012)

-Gerriets International Introduces OPTIBLACK Projection Screen

Gerriets International Introduces OPTIBLACK Projection Screen

Gerriets International announces the immediate sales and rental availability of its new OPTIBLACK rear projection screen.
The result of an intensive R&D process, the company says Optiblack is a unique projection screen tailor-made ...
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(10 April 2012)

-Lex Products Delivers New Enclosed Rack Mount Power Distribution Modules

Lex Products Delivers New Enclosed Rack Mount Power Distribution Modules

Lex Products Corporation announces a new line of portable enclosed rack mount power distribution modules, which allow convenience receptacles to be added to standard 19" permanent or portable rolling racks. Modules can be added or ...More

(10 April 2012)

-White Light Displays at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

White Light Displays at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

Entertainment lighting specialist White Light will be exhibiting at PLASA Focus: Leeds, April 17-18, at the Royal Armouries, in the North of England. Equipment from White Light's exclusive family of lighting and visual ...More

(10 April 2012)

-Traction Sound Invites PLASA Focus: Leeds Visitors to Ramp Up The Volume

Traction Sound Invites PLASA Focus: Leeds Visitors to Ramp Up The Volume

Traction Sound and its distributor RWS Prosound will show off Traction Sound's PLASA Innovation Award nominated SDS range of loudspeakers on Stand S-C19 at PLASA Focus: Leeds. They will also be running demonstrations ...More

(10 April 2012)

-Rope Assemblies Launch a New Concept in Lighting Ladder at PLASA Focus: Leeds

Rope Assemblies Launch a New Concept in Lighting Ladder at PLASA Focus: Leeds

PLASA focus Leeds will see rigging designers Rope Assemblies launch a new super lightweight Lighting Ladder aimed at riggers and lighting teams working in venues and on tour.
PLASA Focus, to be held April 17-18 at the Royal ...
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(10 April 2012)

-Sensaphonics Announces "3D/3Free" Demo Promotion

Sensaphonics Announces "3D/3Free" Demo Promotion

Sensaphonics announces a new demo program for its patented 3D Active Ambient IEM System. The "3D/3Free" program enables artists to obtain a universal-fit version of the system for trial or demonstration purposes. Demo participants ...More

(10 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: Regrets (Manhattan Theatre Club at City Center Stage I)

Theatre in Review: Regrets (Manhattan Theatre Club at City Center Stage I)

Matt Charman is a very imaginative playwright -- possibly too imaginative at times. In Regrets, he asks the audience to accept a great many things, seemingly unaware that the smart playwright doles out his ...More

(10 April 2012)

-Gold Sharpys From Clay Paky Shine at Academy Awards

Gold Sharpys From Clay Paky Shine at Academy Awards

Gold was everywhere at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony last month in Hollywood: Gold glitzed from the red carpet, gold Oscars were handed out to lucky winners, and gold Sharpy lighting fixtures from Clay Paky helped illuminate the ...More

(10 April 2012)

-Charcoalblue Project Wins USITT 2012 Architecture Honor Award

Charcoalblue Project Wins USITT 2012 Architecture Honor Award

London-based theatre design consultant, Charcoalblue's work is clearly making waves on both sides of the pond, as the multi-award winning transformation of the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres wins the prestigious USITT 2012 ...More

(10 April 2012)

-Construction Begins on Goddard Group-Designed "Ring of Harmony" in "Shenfu New Town" China

Construction Begins on Goddard Group-Designed "Ring of Harmony" in "Shenfu New Town" China

Hollywood, California-based Gary Goddard and his company, The Goddard Group, announces construction has begun on their latest project, "Shenfu New Town," and, specifically, on its monumental "Ring of Harmony," the iconic ...More

(9 April 2012)

-Mark Haney Succeeds Phil Mercer at XL Video

Mark Haney Succeeds Phil Mercer at XL Video

XL Video announces today that Mark Haney will succeed Phil Mercer as head of concert touring in North America. Mercer recently completed a three -- year commitment in the US, and now moves to head the international ...More

(9 April 2012)

-ADB Lighting to Show New Products on PLASA Focus: Leeds Début

ADB Lighting to Show New Products on PLASA Focus: Leeds Début

ADB Lighting will exhibit at PLASA Focus: Leeds, for the first time in its own right, on April 17-18, at the Royal Armouries Museum, in stand S-D1.
ADB will show its latest lighting and lighting control systems, including ...
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(9 April 2012)

-Nemetschek Vectorworks Congratulates Karyn Lawrence, Winner of the 2012 Student Lighting Design Competition

Nemetschek Vectorworks Congratulates Karyn Lawrence, Winner of the 2012 Student Lighting Design Competition

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. extends congratulations to Karyn Lawrence, winner of the iSquint.net and Stage Directions Student Lighting Design Competition (SLDC), sponsored by Nemetschek Vectorworks, City Theatrical, ...More

(9 April 2012)

-MILOS Enjoys Successful Prolight + Sound

MILOS Enjoys Successful Prolight + Sound

European trussing, roofing, and staging manufacturer, MILOS continued its schedule of trade fairs and exhibitions, enjoying a busy and successful Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt, last month.
The company showed many new products, ...
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(9 April 2012)

-New Upgrades to Heil Sound's PR 35

New Upgrades to Heil Sound's PR 35

Heil Sound announces an upgrade to the PR 35 handheld dynamic microphone. The PR 35 was first introduced in 2008 and quickly found favor with artists such as Joe Walsh, Charlie Daniels, Stevie Wonder, and others. ...More

(9 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: The Best Man (Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre)

Theatre in Review: The Best Man (Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre)

Some critics have dismissed The Best Man as a potboiler. To them, I say, what's wrong with that? Not every play need be a revelation of the playwright's soul, if he or she has a cracking story to tell. Gore Vidal is ...More

(9 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: The Morini Strad (Primary Stages at 59E59)

Theatre in Review: The Morini Strad (Primary Stages at 59E59)

Mary Beth Peil has been on a roll lately. She is responsible for many a crackling confrontation as Julianna Margulies' imperious, meddling mother-in-law on the excellent CBS series The Good Wife. Earlier this season, slipping ...More

(9 April 2012)

-MTV'S Punk'd Pulls Off Punks with Clear-Com

MTV'S Punk'd Pulls Off Punks with Clear-Com

MTV'S Punk'd, the groundbreaking hidden camera series, is utilizing Clear-Com's Eclipse-PiCo digital matrix intercom, V-Series user control panels, and Encore partyline along with the Optocore interfaces V3R-FX-Intercom and ...More

(9 April 2012)

-COLORado Tour Stars in New Tyler Perry Movie

COLORado Tour Stars in New Tyler Perry Movie

More than 60 Chauvet Professional fixtures make their big-screen debut in Tyler Perry's new romantic drama, Good Deeds.
Southeast Staging, Inc. set up the runway and brought in lighting for the design team's "Club ...
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(9 April 2012)

-Singapore's Switch by Timbre Rocks with D.A.S. Audio

Singapore's Switch by Timbre Rocks with D.A.S. Audio

From its dazzling airport and cityscape to a wealth of fashion emporiums along Orchard Road, Singapore sizzles with excitement. Nowhere is this high level of energy more evident than at Switch by Timbre, the latest live music restaurant ...More

(9 April 2012)

-White Light Helps Mark 200 Years of Charles Dickens

White Light Helps Mark 200 Years of Charles Dickens

Entertainment lighting specialist White Light supplied equipment and support services to Mr. Dickens and the Actors, the recent production marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, held at London's ...More

(9 April 2012)

-Travis Rogers Takes Harman's Soundcraft Vi6 With Return To Forever

Travis Rogers Takes Harman's Soundcraft Vi6 With Return To Forever

While on tour with jazz-fusion group Return To Forever, chief sound engineer Travis Rogers relies on a Harman Soundcraft Vi6 digital console for front-of-house mixing.
Return To Forever, led by pianist Chick Corea, was founded in ...
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(6 April 2012)

-Barco Expands Range of Super Silent Three-Chip DLP Projectors

Barco Expands Range of Super Silent Three-Chip DLP Projectors

Barco has added a new member to its RLM family of very silent three-chip DLP projectors. Similar to its smaller W6 and W8 cousins, the new RLM-W12 offers WUXGA resolution (1920x1200) combined with low operating cost and power ...More

(6 April 2012)

-JBL Introduces Flight Cases for your JBL Pro Speakers

JBL Introduces Flight Cases for your JBL Pro Speakers

JBL Cases' new line of JBL Flight Cases provide a rugged transport solution for JBL Pro portable speakers.
JBL Flight Cases feature PVC laminated 1/2" thick plywood with industrial-strength handles and latches built on a sturdy ...
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(6 April 2012)

-RG Jones Invests in Martin Audio MLA System

RG Jones Invests in Martin Audio MLA System

After testing Martin Audio's active Multi-cellular Loudspeaker Array (MLA) on a series of high profile events, UK rental company, RG Jones Sound Engineering Ltd. has invested in the new award-winning system. ...More

(6 April 2012)

-4Wall New York Supports Hemsley Lighting Portfolio Review

4Wall New York Supports Hemsley Lighting Portfolio Review

For the third consecutive year, 4Wall New York hosted students participating in the Hemsley Lighting Portfolio Review for a night of moving light demonstrations and "shoot-outs."
Over 30 students from around the country ...
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(6 April 2012)

-Harman Appoints Paul Shorter to Technical Services Manager for Soundcraft, Studer, and AKG

Harman Appoints Paul Shorter to Technical Services Manager for Soundcraft, Studer, and AKG

Harman has appointed Paul Shorter to the position of technical services manager for its Soundcraft, Studer, and AKG brands. A 22-year veteran of the pro audio industry, Shorter joined Harman in 2009 as field applications ...More

(6 April 2012)

-DiGiCo SD9 Satisfies Ukrainian Taste At STB

DiGiCo SD9 Satisfies Ukrainian Taste At STB

Currently ranked first in the country by audience share, Ukraine television station STB, needed a digital console that would withstand the rigors of moving around the country to regional heats of the Ukrainian version of Masterchef.< ...More

(6 April 2012)

-Arts Centre Melbourne Chooses PRG V676 and V476 Consoles

Arts Centre Melbourne Chooses PRG V676 and V476 Consoles

Arts Centre Melbourne, Australia's largest performing arts centre and the focal point of Melbourne's cultural precinct, has chosen to purchase PRG V676 and V476 control consoles to meet their lighting control needs. PRG will be ...More

(6 April 2012)

-Robe LEDWash 600s on Pointless

Robe LEDWash 600s on Pointless

Robe LEDWash 600 moving lights were used by lighting designer Tom Kinane to highlight the set of the latest series of the BBC's popular quiz show Pointless, recorded in Studio 8 of the BBC TV Centre in west London, UK.< ...More

(6 April 2012)

-Clay Paky's Shotlight Wash Rocks on Sort Sol's Live Spectacular

Clay Paky's Shotlight Wash Rocks on Sort Sol's Live Spectacular

Danish lighting designer Kasper Christiansen of VisuaLies has used Clay Paky Shotlight Washes and Alpha Profile 1500s to delight the fans of pioneering punk band Sort Sol on its recent Danish tour. ...More

(6 April 2012)

-Howard University's Cramton Auditorium Upgrades to KUDO

Howard University's Cramton Auditorium Upgrades to KUDO

For just over 50 years, Cramton Auditorium on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. has welcomed world leaders, key political figures, and countless entertainers to its renowned stage. As part of an extensive renovation ...More

(6 April 2012)

-Theatre in Review: Newsies (Nederlander Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Newsies (Nederlander Theatre)

"I don't need the limp to sell papers; I've got personality!" So says Crutchy, a gimpy-legged newspaper boy in Newsies -- and, oddly enough, he could be speaking about Disney Theatrical's new musical, too. ...More

(5 April 2012)

-ETC Presents Check to Behind the Scenes during USITT

ETC Presents Check to Behind the Scenes during USITT

At the recent USITT Conference & Stage Expo, ETC CEO Fred Foster presented a check for nearly $26,000 to Behind the Scenes, which reflected ongoing proceeds from sales of ETC's iRFR and aRFR (Radio Focus Remote) ...More

(5 April 2012)

-Dirty Rigger Introduces New Comfort Fit Gloves

Dirty Rigger Introduces New Comfort Fit Gloves

Designed with feedback from Dirty Rigger's Facebook and international research campaign, the Dirty Rigger development team has launched the new Comfort Fit workman's glove.
Now offering more durability, the gloves feature a new ...
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(5 April 2012)

-MDG Presents cast c. Adolph & RST Distribution with Symbol of Brotherhood and Solidarity at Prolight + Sound

MDG Presents cast c. Adolph & RST Distribution with Symbol of Brotherhood and Solidarity at Prolight + Sound

On Thursday, March 22, in the MDG stand at Prolight + Sound, a celebratory gift was presented by Martin Michaud of MDG to Heinz and Sabine Siller of cast C. Adolph & RST Distribution. The statue was an Inukshuk, a ...More

(5 April 2012)

-Opera on Sydney Harbor a Resounding Success with Help from Norwest Productions

Opera on Sydney Harbor a Resounding Success with Help from Norwest Productions

When Opera Australia's fearless artistic director Lyndon Terracini announced that they would be staging an open-air opera on Sydney Harbor there was much skepticism from opera buffs who furiously pursed their lips in anticipation of a ...More

(5 April 2012)

-ShowTex Presents a New Acoustic Solution at PLASA Focus: Leeds

ShowTex Presents a New Acoustic Solution at PLASA Focus: Leeds

The Acoustic Baffle from ShowTex proves ecology and noise level control can go hand-in-hand. The new acoustic fabric panels are made from 100% recycled material compressed together to optimize sound conditions. The Acoustic Baffle ...More

(5 April 2012)

-Chicago's Enclave Adds Elation LED Video Wall

Chicago's Enclave Adds Elation LED Video Wall

Chicago's renowned Enclave has shown a remarkable ability to change with the times, keeping itself at the top of the Windy City's nightlife scene for seven years. During that time, some of the biggest music artists have rocked the 15,000 ...More

(5 April 2012)

-Meyer Sound MILO Weathers Sandstorm to Elevate Dubai Jazz Festival 2012

Meyer Sound MILO Weathers Sandstorm to Elevate Dubai Jazz Festival 2012

The 10th Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival moved to a spacious new site this year. From February 16-24, 2012 at Dubai Festival City, a robust Meyer Sound MILO-based line array loudspeaker system covered the site with ...More

(5 April 2012)

-One Direction for HSL

One Direction for HSL

HSL supplied lighting equipment and LED screens to the first production tour for One Direction. The band has just completed a totally sold out six-week UK arena/theatre tour.
HSL worked with Production North, who asked Da ...
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(5 April 2012)

-Vivid Lighting Solutions Chooses Reflection LEDko

Vivid Lighting Solutions Chooses Reflection LEDko

Reflection LEDko by Coemar, an LED profile that delivers both soft and hard edge profile optics, is the newest product to be added to the inventory at VIVID Lighting Solutions, a company that provides environmentally-friendly ...More

(5 April 2012)

-Yale Repertory Theatre's New TINY FX and Viper NT Foggers Debut with World Premiere of Good Goods

Yale Repertory Theatre's New TINY FX and Viper NT Foggers Debut with World Premiere of Good Goods

Good Goods, a new play written by Christina Anderson and directed by Tina Landau, made its world premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre recently with fog and smoke effects created by Look Solutions' TINY FX and Viper NT foggers. ...More

(5 April 2012)

-Harman's JBL Professional Earns MIPA Award in "PA System" Category for VTX Line Array Series

Harman's JBL Professional Earns MIPA Award in &quot;PA System&quot; Category for VTX Line Array Series

The Harman JBL Professional's VTX line array series earned a 2012 MIPA Award in the PA System category at the Prolight + Sound show in Frankfurt.
"Since its introduction in January, the VTX line array series has received ...
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(5 April 2012)

-Middle Atlantic Debuts Quiet, Powerful Thermal Management Options

Middle Atlantic Debuts Quiet, Powerful Thermal Management Options

Middle Atlantic Products introduces two new quiet, powerful options for effective thermal management of heat-producing equipment and the smaller spaces they occupy.
Built to remove heat from credenzas, lecterns, and entertainment ...
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(4 April 2012)

-Philips Selecon to Demo PLCyc LED and Studio Panel at PLASA Focus: Leeds

Philips Selecon to Demo PLCyc LED and Studio Panel at PLASA Focus: Leeds

The team at Philips Selecon is looking forward to showing off its latest developments in entertainment LED lighting technology at industry trade event, PLASA Focus: Leeds. Held at the Royal Armouries Museum April 17-18, PLASA ...More

(4 April 2012)

-L-ACOUSTICS Debuts LA Network Manager 2 Software

L-ACOUSTICS Debuts LA Network Manager 2 Software

In addition to the Prolight + Sound 2012 launch of its new ARCS WIDE and ARCS FOCUS systems, L-Acoustics announced the release of the new LA Network Manager 2 software and its suite of interactive tutorials. ...More

(4 April 2012)

-J.R. Clancy Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at USITT Conference

J.R. Clancy Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at USITT Conference

J.R. Clancy, Inc. was honored at USITT's 2012 annual conference in Long Beach, California, with the USITT Award for a lifetime of contributions to the performing arts.
J.R. Clancy president, Mike Murphy, received the ...
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(4 April 2012)

-PRG Institute Offers Product Training

PRG Institute Offers Product Training

Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) has announced it will host its PRG Institute May 16 - 18 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The Institute offers introductory training on the VX76 lighting control consoles, Mbox Extreme media server, ...More

(4 April 2012)

-NSCA's Adapt.Evolve.Compete v2.0 During InfoComm12

NSCA's Adapt.Evolve.Compete v2.0 During InfoComm12

At InfoComm12, NSCA will continue its theme to Adapt.Evolve.Compete, offering 19 new education classes, specific networking opportunities, and business resources exclusive to NSCA members.
NSCA University is offering more than 20 ...
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(4 April 2012)

-LumenRadio Rocks at Prolight + Sound 2012

LumenRadio Rocks at Prolight + Sound 2012

LumenRadio's stand at Prolight + Sound, which was a part of the German distributor LMP's extremely busy village, was framed by eight up-light cubes and contained elements from a typical Swedish forest. All lighting in the ...More

(4 April 2012)

-PSNI Congratulates First Graduation Group of "Rainmaker" Sales Associates

PSNI Congratulates First Graduation Group of &quot;Rainmaker&quot; Sales Associates

Professional Systems Network International (PSNI) announced the first graduating class of the PSNI Rainmaker education program. This online sales course, offered exclusively to employees of PSNI affiliate AV integrators, is the ...More

(4 April 2012)

-Full Compass Hosts Madison Music foundry Recital and Student Jam

Full Compass Hosts Madison Music foundry Recital and Student Jam

Full Compass Systems recently hosted a Madison Music Foundry student recital, filling the 4,000-sq.ft. theatre to capacity for the daylong event. Those attending enjoyed an impressive display of talent by students aged 5-60 ...More

(4 April 2012)

-Robert Juliat Aledin LED Profile Spots Solve Power Needs of Silverdale Baptist Church

Robert Juliat Aledin LED Profile Spots Solve Power Needs of Silverdale Baptist Church

Mankin Media Systems Inc. (MMS) of Franklin, Tennessee helped Chattanooga's Silverdale Baptist Church find a cost-effective lighting solution for the renovation of existing space into a 2,000-seat auditorium, which includes ...More

(4 April 2012)

-XL Video Supplies Florence + The Machine

XL Video Supplies Florence + The Machine

XL Video supplied a projection system, Catalyst media servers and control, cameras, and crew to the latest Florence + The Machine UK tour, working with visuals designer and video director, Richard Stembridge. ...More

(4 April 2012)

-Harman's Soundcraft Vi1 Delivers on Dire Straits for Matthew Manasse

Harman's Soundcraft Vi1 Delivers on Dire Straits for Matthew Manasse

When members of Dire Straits got back together for a one-off charity event at the Albert Hall, sound engineer Matthew Manasse was asked to look after the front-of-house mix. Having previous connections with keyboard player Alan ...More

(4 April 2012)

-DiGiCo Helps St Matthew UMC Church Goes Fully Digital

DiGiCo Helps St Matthew UMC Church Goes Fully Digital

After years of research, St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville, Illinois, undertook a major renovation of its technology systems in 2009, including making the leap from analog to digital installing a DiGiCo SD8 as its ...More

(3 April 2012)

-Behind the Scenes Raffle Winners at USITT Conference

Behind the Scenes Raffle Winners at USITT Conference

The Long Reach Long Riders and The ESTA Foundation announced the results of their joint raffle and live auction to benefit the Behind the Scenes program at the USITT conference in Long Beach, California. Sales of ...More

(3 April 2012)

-Forman and Associates Expands Sales Team with the Addition of Peter Rogers

Forman and Associates Expands Sales Team with the Addition of Peter Rogers

Forman and Associates announces that Peter Rogers has joined their sales team. Rogers was most recently the global marketing director for Philips Entertainment managing marketing activities for Philips Vari-Lite, Strand ...More

(3 April 2012)

-Vectorworks Cloud Services Provides Added Computing Power and Design Freedom

Vectorworks Cloud Services Provides Added Computing Power and Design Freedom

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. today announced the launch of Vectorworks Cloud Services, which will provide greater convenience, collaboration, and freedom for users to access their designs from any location, at any time. Vectorworks ...More

(3 April 2012)

-ETC Announces Winners of Show Us Your ETC Student-Video Challenge

ETC Announces Winners of Show Us Your ETC Student-Video Challenge

"You made us laugh, you moved us, you amazed us, and inspired us. You proved that the entertainment-technology world can look forward to an infusion of enthusiasm, talent and creativity from your generation. It was very tough to choose the ...More

(3 April 2012)

-Clearwing Productions hosts the Meyer Mixing Workshop

Clearwing Productions hosts the Meyer Mixing Workshop

As part of Clearwing Productions' ongoing training series, the company announces the Meyer Mixing Workshop, instructed by Buford Jones, to be held at the Clearwing Productions' Phoenix office April 24-25. ...More

(3 April 2012)

-Philips Vari-Lite Exhibits at PLASA Focus: Leeds

Philips Vari-Lite Exhibits at PLASA Focus: Leeds

PLASA Focus: Leeds, at the Royal Armory in North of England, April 17-18, will see Philips Vari-Lite show-off its latest developments in automated lighting technology.
Entertainment professionals visiting stand S-C15 can shoot ...
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(3 April 2012)

-First Night Riders' Charity Motorbike Ride Attracts International Attention

First Night Riders' Charity Motorbike Ride Attracts International Attention

The annual First Night Riders charity motorbike event is attracting international attention from industry professionals as more bikers sign up for the event.
Organizers have just announced that theatre consultant George ...
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(3 April 2012)

-GoVision Celebrates Ten Years

GoVision Celebrates Ten Years

GoVision LP, a supplier of customized modular LED walls and turnkey mobile LED units, marked its first decade at its Argyle, Texas, headquarters on March 23. More than 300 invited guests -- including clients, equipment vendors, ...More

(3 April 2012)

-Electrosonic's Shanghai Office Receives Corporate Status to Conduct Business in China

Electrosonic's Shanghai Office Receives Corporate Status to Conduct Business in China

Electrosonic's Shanghai office has been designated a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE), an officially registered limited liability corporation. This important step forward allows Electrosonic to continue to pursue new business ...More

(3 April 2012)

-Grund Audio Design Announces Two New Floor Monitors

Grund Audio Design Announces Two New Floor Monitors

Grund Audio Design, a manufacturer of loudspeaker and signal processing products for the audio professional, announces the GT-1220M and GT-1520M floor monitors --- the company's latest additions to their GT Series floor monitor ...More

(3 April 2012)

-ChainMaster Opens Consulting Office in North America

ChainMaster Opens Consulting Office in North America

ChainMaster, a manufacturer of electric chain hoists and control systems, has established a ChainMaster consulting office for the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
The ChainMaster consulting office will be operated by Robert ( ...
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(3 April 2012)

-Shure Powers Latin Superstar Cristina on Telemundo

Shure Powers Latin Superstar Cristina on Telemundo

It was about one year ago that Latin talk show host Cristina rocked the Latin broadcast world with her move to Telemundo to start a new weekly entertainment program, Pa'lante con Cristina. The two-hour show is staged at Miami's Blue ...More

(2 April 2012)

-Philips Selecon launches PLCyc LED and Studio Panel

Philips Selecon launches PLCyc LED and Studio Panel

Following the success of the PL1 LED spot and PL3 LED wash lights, Philips Selecon launched two new LED lighting products, in the same range, at Prolight + Sound 2012, including the Studio Panel and the PLCyc. ...More

(2 April 2012)

-Avolites and Avolites Media at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

Avolites and Avolites Media at PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012

Avolites, accompanied by Avolites Media, will be exhibiting at PLASA Focus: Leeds on stand RA-B10 to offer visitors a selection of lighting and video solutions. On show will be the Sapphire Touch with a preview of Titan ...More

(2 April 2012)

-Audinate's Dante at Prolight + Sound 2012

Audinate's Dante at Prolight + Sound 2012

Eight Audinate OEM partners announced a total of 13 Dante-enabled products at this year's Prolight + Sound, the international trade fair for the event-technology sector, held in March in Frankfurt. ...More

(2 April 2012)

-Truss Cover Range now Available from Cosmic Truss Range

Truss Cover Range now Available from Cosmic Truss Range

GLP German Light Products Inc. has added a range of stylish and practical truss covers to the Cosmic Truss range of products.
Available to fit any size and length of truss, including the full range of Cosmic Truss, the range of ...
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(2 April 2012)

-Keith Westpy Joins the Drape Kings and Media Services Team

Keith Westpy Joins the Drape Kings and Media Services Team

Keith Westpy has joined the Drape Kings team as their chief financial officer. Westpy, who is from Bloomfield, New Jersey, came to Drape Kings directly from his position as controller at Sixth Sense Media, headquartered in ...More

(2 April 2012)

-Le Mark Grows Dealer List in the US

Le Mark Grows Dealer List in the US

Following the outstanding response from Le Mark's recent LDI exhibition, export manager Matt Every returned to even more success on his follow up visit to the US last month. Set to gain eight new distributors in the little ...More

(2 April 2012)

-W-DMX Gains New OEM Partners and Distributors at Prolight + Sound

W-DMX Gains New OEM Partners and Distributors at Prolight + Sound

Wireless Solution Sweden AB had one of its most successful Prolight + Sound shows in Frankfurt, last month, showing both new products and some advancements to their product range while signing new OEM partners and distributors. ...More

(2 April 2012)

-MVP 18 from Chauvet Glows During Dayglow Tour

MVP 18 from Chauvet Glows During Dayglow Tour

One hundred Chauvet MVP 18 video panels take on the stage as central part of an elaborate show, which features high-energy music, art, dance, and its main attraction: paint. The MVP 18 video panels travel with the Dayglow Tour for a ...More

(2 April 2012)

-'KK' Tan Strengthens Renkus-Heinz APAC Support Team

'KK' Tan Strengthens Renkus-Heinz APAC Support Team

Renkus-Heinz has added to its APAC international application support team, with the addition of Singaporean national, Tan Kheng Keong ('KK').
Technically trained and fluent in Chinese, Indonesian, and English, KK joins ...
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(2 April 2012)

-Calibre UK Introduces the New HQView530

Calibre UK Introduces the New HQView530

Calibre UK announces the launch of the HQView530 all-in-one scaler, switcher, and scan converter.
The new HQView530 addresses the latest trends in AV systems design and integration of projection systems for use in the studio ...
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(2 April 2012)

-SurgeX International Joins Growing List of SynAudCon Sponsors

SurgeX International Joins Growing List of SynAudCon Sponsors

Synergetic Audio Concepts, SynAudCon, announces that SurgeX International has joined the organization's sponsorship program.
SurgeX International was created by the original SurgeX founders after the North American ...
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