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(02/01/2018)

-ESTA Announces Transition to the Next Generation of Staff Leadership

ESTA Announces Transition to the Next Generation of Staff Leadership

ESTA announces that it has named Erin Grabe to succeed executive director Lori Rubinstein in what is expected to be a year-long transition. Grabe is currently ESTA's assistant technical standards manager and part of ...More

(02/01/2018)

-Carrie Cavins Joins ETC as Architectural Field Project Coordinator

Carrie Cavins Joins ETC as Architectural Field Project Coordinator

ETC bolstered its growing architectural lighting division with the addition of Carrie Cavins as an architectural field project coordinator. Cavins will provide support, advice, and education for ETC's architectural line of ...More

(02/01/2018)

-Yamaha Professional Audio Experiences Significant Growth, Continues Expansion of CIS Sales Staff

Yamaha Professional Audio Experiences Significant Growth, Continues Expansion of CIS Sales Staff

Yamaha Corporation of America, professional audio division, continues to expand its dedicated sales staff specifically tasked with handling the commercial installation solutions (CIS) product line. As part of this expansion, David ...More

(02/01/2018)

-Philips Strand Lighting Sponsors Sonny Sonnenfeld Scholarship for Stage Lighting Super Saturday

Philips Strand Lighting Sponsors Sonny Sonnenfeld Scholarship for Stage Lighting Super Saturday

In celebration of Sonny Sonnenfeld's enthusiastic mission of training the theatrical lighting designers, technicians, and lighting sales force of tomorrow, Stage Seminars announces the new "Sonny Sonnenfeld Memorial ...More

(02/01/2018)

-Sunrise Avenue Tours with Elation ACL 360i and Dartz 360

Sunrise Avenue Tours with Elation ACL 360i and Dartz 360

From mid-October to early December, Finnish rock band Sunrise Avenue toured across Europe on their Heartbreak Century tour, a run of smaller venues before the five-member band hits the road on a bigger arena tour in the new year. ...More

(02/01/2018)

-Cody James Welcomes Billy Gilman Home for the Holidays with Chauvet Professional

Cody James Welcomes Billy Gilman Home for the Holidays with Chauvet Professional

Christmas is a time for homecomings, and so it was this year for singer Billy Gilman. Back in 2000, Gilman made history when, at age 11, he became the youngest person ever to have a Billboard Top 40 Country hit with his Grammy-nominated ...More

(02/01/2018)

-Robe in SpaceXperience

Robe in SpaceXperience

Dutch astronaut André Kuipers presented his SpaceXperience Live show as the central element of a larger conference / expo style event at Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome, an immersive intergalactic journey staged in-the-round, with Kuipers relating ...More

(02/01/2018)

-L-Acoustics Brings Modern Voice to Historic Loew's Wonder Theatre

L-Acoustics Brings Modern Voice to Historic Loew's Wonder Theatre

Once upon a time, movie theatres were truly palaces, and few were equal in design and texture to Loew's five lavishly designed "Wonder Theatres" built in and near New York City between 1929 and 1930. While there are efforts underway to ...More

(02/01/2018)

-DiGiCo SD-Series Consoles Comprise a Sweeping Makeover of the Audio Mixing Infrastructure at Two Key Venues

DiGiCo SD-Series Consoles Comprise a Sweeping Makeover of the Audio Mixing Infrastructure at Two Key Venues

Thomas Road Baptist Church, begun in 1956 by a group of 35 worshipers and since grown to more than 24,000 members, was also the foundation 15 years later for Liberty University, today the largest evangelical Christian university in the ...More

(02/01/2018)

-Special Event Services and Outline Deliver the Word in Los Angeles

Special Event Services and Outline Deliver the Word in Los Angeles

Texan evangelist Joel Osteen recently brought his unique style of Christian preaching to Los Angeles with a capacity crowd at the newly-refurbished LA Forum.
With a weekly TV audience topping seven million and an international ...
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(02/01/2018)

-Robert Juliat Cyrano Performs at Dubai's La Perle by Dragone

Robert Juliat Cyrano Performs at Dubai's La Perle by Dragone

At the end of August an exciting event took place at Al Habtoor City in the heart of Dubai. La Perle, the spectacular new acrobatic water show from Franco Dragone, opened its doors for the first time in a purpose-built, 1,300-seat, ...More

(02/01/2018)

-Radio Active Designs Provides Seamless Communications for 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards

Radio Active Designs Provides Seamless Communications for 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards

Latin music superstars Jaime Camil and Roselyn Sanchez recently hosted the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards held at the Grand Garden Arena at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The event, which was broadcast live on the ...More

(02/01/2018)

-Theatre in Review: The Mushroom Cure (Theatre 80)/Cruel Intentions (Le Poisson Rouge)

Theatre in Review: The Mushroom Cure (Theatre 80)/Cruel Intentions (Le Poisson Rouge)

I rang out 2017 with a couple of oddball novelty attractions, either of which might amuse you but neither of which should be considered mandatory viewing. The Mushroom Cure, a solo show starring the stand-up comedian Adam ...More

(22/12/2017)

-Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Please note the Lighting&Sound America, and PLASA New York offices will close on December 25 for the holidays and reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. We would like to thank all of you for your great support once again ...More

(22/12/2017)

-PR Lighting Introduces the XRLED 1500W Spot, a High-Performance LED Moving Head Spot

PR Lighting Introduces the XRLED 1500W Spot, a High-Performance LED Moving Head Spot

Equipped with a powerful 600W white LED lamp, PR Lighting's XRLED 1500W Spot features a variety of effects that make it an extremely versatile and powerful all-purpose device. The bright lamp has the capability to project a flat ...More

(22/12/2017)

-Robe LEDs Are Perfect Fit for Cinderella

Robe LEDs Are Perfect Fit for Cinderella

Just like the fairy-tale glass slipper that glided effortlessly onto Cinderella's foot uniting her and Prince Charming, lighting designer Andy Webb has designed a beautifully colorful and fitting lighting scheme for CinderellaMore

(22/12/2017)

-Elation Satura Profile, Platinum Seven Light Ghost the Musical

Elation Satura Profile, Platinum Seven Light Ghost the Musical

When Ghost the movie premiered in 1990 it was a big hit so it wasn't surprising that the romantic drama film was adapted for the stage, playing in the West End, on Broadway, and a long running First National Tour. Lighting designer < ...More

(22/12/2017)

-Green Hippo Storms It at Star Wars Premiere

Green Hippo Storms It at Star Wars Premiere

The Royal Albert Hall rolled out the red carpet for the European premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Green Hippo technology was there in force. UK creative Digital Insanity provided content creation and playback ...More

(22/12/2017)

-High Output Inc. and VUE Triumph Over Uniquely Challenging Venue Configuration

High Output Inc. and VUE Triumph Over Uniquely Challenging Venue Configuration

Geodesic domes and shipping containers were innovatively transformed into a futuristic staging ground for Boston's third annual HUBweek this past October at City Hall Plaza. The festival brought together more than 50,000 of the most ...More

(22/12/2017)

-Rogues Uplift the Gathering for Unfazed Productions

Rogues Uplift the Gathering for Unfazed Productions

For two days in November, the gently rolling landscape of Sandringham Farm was transformed into a village of worshippers from throughout Africa and around the world. They came to this beautiful spot outside Cape Town to listen, as ...More

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