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(30/10/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, October 30, 2020: Denial

COVID-19 Update, October 30, 2020: Denial

The US passes another grim milestone, one ignored by the president and his associates -- a fact that -- eight months into the pandemic -- is still difficult to process. As never before, denial is shown to have deadly consequences. Europe ...More

(30/10/2020)

-LMG Raises the XR Bar with the Colossal Cube

LMG Raises the XR Bar with the Colossal Cube

As Extended Reality (XR) technology is sweeping the globe, LMG, a national provider of video, audio, lighting, and LED support based in Orlando, FL, has raised the bar for XR stages with the launch of the LMG Colossal Cube, the ...More

(30/10/2020)

-Vejle Musikteater Makes New Robe Investment

Vejle Musikteater Makes New Robe Investment

Vejle Musikteater, in the attractive fjord-side town of Vejle in Denmark, is - usually -- a bustling hub for live entertainment, events, and all types of performance, as one of the busiest multipurpose venues in the country offering a ...More

(30/10/2020)

-Chroma-Q Fixtures Highlight WGN News Nation

Chroma-Q Fixtures Highlight WGN News Nation

Eastern Lighting Design has been relying on Chroma-Q products for many years and many projects, including their most recent lighting design project for WGN's News Nation Studio. Specializing in TV and Broadcast Studios, Matt ...More

(30/10/2020)

-Musically Fed and World Central Kitchen Team Up To Deliver Food to 100 Nashville-Area Families

Musically Fed and World Central Kitchen Team Up To Deliver Food to 100 Nashville-Area Families

Musically Fed, World Central Kitchen and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee partnered with Rhino Staging to deliver boxes of food to 100 families on Saturday. The drive-thru event focused on families who work in the live ...More

(30/10/2020)

-Tom Kenny Lights 2020 iHeartCountry Festival with Bandit Lites

Tom Kenny Lights 2020 iHeartCountry Festival with Bandit Lites

For the seventh year in a row, the biggest stars of country music performed in a celebration of all things country at the 2020 iHeartCountry Festival presented by Capital One. Taking place at the Steel Mill with a lighting rig supplied by ...More

(30/10/2020)

-Konzerthaus Dortmund Elevates Performances by Upgrading to World-Class Harman Professional Audio Solution

Konzerthaus Dortmund Elevates Performances by Upgrading to World-Class Harman Professional Audio Solution

Looking to provide guests an even greater live sound experience, Konzerthaus Dortmund collaborated with Audio Pro and integrators B+B Event Technology to upgrade its sound system to a state-of-the-art Harman Professional audio ...More

(30/10/2020)

-Guildhall School of Music & Drama Brings Music Back to Campus Safely with Audinate's Dante

Guildhall School of Music & Drama Brings Music Back to Campus Safely with Audinate's Dante

Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London is one of the premiere arts colleges in the world. Among its notable alumni are actors Ewan McGregor and Daniel Craig, and musicians Jacqueline du Pré and Sir Bryn TerfelMore

(29/10/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, October 29, 2020: "A Very Difficult Trajectory"

COVID-19 Update, October 29, 2020: "A Very Difficult Trajectory"

These are the words of Dr. Anthony Fauci, arguing that, despite the president's insistence at we are at the beginning of the end of the pandemic, we aren't even at the end of the beginning. Meanwhile, COVID-19 runs riot in Europe, ...More

(29/10/2020)

-inMusic Adds ArKaos to its Family of Premier Technology, DJ, and MI Companies

inMusic Adds ArKaos to its Family of Premier Technology, DJ, and MI Companies

inMusic, home of music technology hardware, software, and consumer electronics, is announces the acquisition of ArKaos.
Founded in 1996, ArKaos specializes in video processing technologies, including software and hardware ...
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(29/10/2020)

-Harman Professional Learning Sessions Relief Effort Nominated Finalist for AV In Action Award

Harman Professional Learning Sessions Relief Effort Nominated Finalist for AV In Action Award

Harman Professional Solutions is honored to be nominated as a finalist for AV Magazine's 2020 AV In Action Award for its Learning Sessions series relief effort. The series has garnered attention for hiring AV and lighting ...More

(29/10/2020)

-12 Million Unemployed in Live Entertainment is a Total Clusterf***. Helping Them is a Fustercluck.

12 Million Unemployed in Live Entertainment is a Total Clusterf***. Helping Them is a Fustercluck.

When the live entertainment industry shut down in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic, 12 million people lost 100% of their income -- from artists and entertainers to crews, ticket-takers, and concession workers. In an interview with ...More

(29/10/2020)

-MixOne Sound Drives dLive from Hardcore Punk to Classic Funk

MixOne Sound Drives dLive from Hardcore Punk to Classic Funk

For over a decade, Southern California based full-service AV and staging company MixOne Sound has tackled live and virtual concerts, conferences and commercial productions of all sizes. Two of their most recent shows highlight rap rock ...More

(29/10/2020)

-D-Dream Creates Community Drive-In Shows with Chauvet Professional

D-Dream Creates Community Drive-In Shows with Chauvet Professional

The drive-in movie, an 87-year old American cultural icon that had long ago been pushed to the edge of obscurity, experienced a well-documented global revival in 2020 as people sought safe, socially distant forms of entertainment in the ...More

(29/10/2020)

-Take1 Insurance Returns as Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 Virtual Event Safety Summit

Take1 Insurance Returns as Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 Virtual Event Safety Summit

Entertainment industry insurance solutions provider Take1 Insurance announces its return as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2020 Event Safety Alliance Event Safety Summit -- an all virtual, 5-day event that runs from December 7 - 11, ...More

(29/10/2020)

-DiGiGrid Delivers the Magic

DiGiGrid Delivers the Magic

Maurice Pätzold is a 24-year old sound engineer from Saarbrücken in Germany, who works for Schütz Sound and Light, a small but busy events production supplier. In his career to date, Pätzold has already gained a wealth of experience ...More

(29/10/2020)

-BPI/BRIT Awards Donate £54,000 to Stagehand's "COVID-19 Crew Relief Fund"

BPI/BRIT Awards Donate £54,000 to Stagehand's "COVID-19 Crew Relief Fund"

The BPI/BRIT Awards announces the donation of £54,000 to the COVID-19 Crew Relief Fund administered by Stagehand - the Production Services Association (PSA) Welfare and Benevolent Fund. The money, which will help Stagehand's ...More

(29/10/2020)

-Themed Entertainment Association Forms New Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

Themed Entertainment Association Forms New Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announces the formation of a standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. The new Committee was established on October 13, 2020 by approval of the TEA International Board of Directors. ...More

(28/10/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, October 28, 2020: Cognitive Dissonance

COVID-19 Update, October 28, 2020: Cognitive Dissonance

In a political spin that would leave George Orwell breathless, the presidential administration insists that the pandemic is ending. Meanwhile, hospitals are overwhelmed, the stock market is plunging, Congress can't agree on a stimulus ...More

(28/10/2020)

-New York City Lites Turns to Elation IP-rated Luminaires for "Illuminance" on Bannerman Island

New York City Lites Turns to Elation IP-rated Luminaires for "Illuminance" on Bannerman Island

Some of the only ticketed live concerts in New York State in recent months took place September 30 - October 4 on Bannerman Island, a 7-acre isle with a colorful history that lies in the middle of the Hudson River 50 miles north of New ...More

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