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(19/11/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, November 19, 2020: The Quarter Million

COVID-19 Update, November 19, 2020: The Quarter Million

There are now 250,000 people dead in the US from COVID-19. More in fact. Let that sink in. The consequences of these losses are far-reaching. In addition to the grief they cause, they tear at the social fabric. There's more good vaccine ...More

(19/11/2020)

-TC Furlong Inc To Hold 10th Annual Digital Console Expo Virtually

TC Furlong Inc To Hold 10th Annual Digital Console Expo Virtually

A three-day virtual live event will be hosted by TC Furlong December 1 - 3 and feature zoom presentations by Allen & Heath, Avid, DiGiCo, Lawo, RCF, Solid State Logic, Waves, and Yamaha. These manufacturer partners will be ...More

(19/11/2020)

-Biden Campaign Celebrates Victory with Drone Light Show from Strictly FX and Verge Aero

Biden Campaign Celebrates Victory with Drone Light Show from Strictly FX and Verge Aero

When US President-elect Joe Biden delivered his long-awaited victory speech in his home town of Wilmington, Delaware on the evening of Saturday, November 7, the exuberant celebrations culminated with a spectacular drone and ...More

(19/11/2020)

-Tom Kenny Chooses Ayrton Khamsin-S for the iHeartCountry Festival 2020

Tom Kenny Chooses Ayrton Khamsin-S for the iHeartCountry Festival 2020

Lighting designer Tom Kenny chose Ayrton Khamsin-S profiles as key lights in his design for this year's iHeartCountry Festival, presented by Capital One, which was live streamed globally and broadcast on iHeartMedia's ...More

(19/11/2020)

-Creative BackStage Reignites "Lighting Bug" at Bike Week with Chauvet Professional

Creative BackStage Reignites "Lighting Bug" at Bike Week with Chauvet Professional

It was "like riding a bike." That's how John Garberson described his experience working the lighting console for the opening acts at Arizona Bike Week. The president of Creative BackStage, Garberson hadn't run the boards at a show ...More

(19/11/2020)

-LIT Live Keeps the Concert Flame Shining Bright with Avolites

LIT Live Keeps the Concert Flame Shining Bright with Avolites

When the global pandemic completely shut down the entertainment industry back in mid-March, Chris Brodman and Cody Lisle, the principals of Phoenix-based LIT Lighting, were faced with two choices: do nothing and simply wait ...More

(19/11/2020)

-Martin Audio WPM for Falls Area Performing Arts Center

Martin Audio WPM for Falls Area Performing Arts Center

Located at the Oconto Falls High School in Wisconsin, an ageing sound system in the Falls Area Performing Arts Center (PAC) has been replaced with Martin Audio's new scalable resolution Wavefront Precision Mini (WPM) line array. ...More

(19/11/2020)

-Tampa Middle School Receives the Superstar Treatment with Ashly Audio-Backed System

Tampa Middle School Receives the Superstar Treatment with Ashly Audio-Backed System

Sligh Middle Magnet School in Tampa, Florida has an audio system worthy of a superstar performance thanks to professional wrestler Thaddeus Bullard's charitable organization, the Bullard Family Foundation. ...More

(18/11/2020)

-COVID-19 Update: November 18, 2020: The 95% Solution

COVID-19 Update: November 18, 2020: The 95% Solution

It's another good news/bad news day. The latest information on the Pfizer vaccine is spectacular and, despite the many hurdles to distribution, there's reason to believe that both new vaccines will start rolling out in a matter of weeks. ...More

(18/11/2020)

-Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Destroyed by Fire

Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Destroyed by Fire

In devastating news for the world of dance, the New York Times is reporting that the Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob's Pillow, the storied dance festival in Beckett, Massachusetts, has burned down. It's one of two indoor spaces at the ...More

(18/11/2020)

-Brown Note Turns to Elation IP-rated Luminaires for Red Rocks Shows

Brown Note Turns to Elation IP-rated Luminaires for Red Rocks Shows

With its open-air amphitheater built into the surrounding sandstone, Red Rocks is one of live music's more iconic venues. From September 24 - 27, the fabled venue west of Denver was the scene of four glorious nights of in-person and live ...More

(18/11/2020)

-Evolve Technology Announces $5 Million Investment in New Immerse Brand and Expanded Evolve Academy Training

Evolve Technology Announces $5 Million Investment in New Immerse Brand and Expanded Evolve Academy Training

Evolve Technology has reinforced its commitment to its new Immerse business segment with a $5 million investment in LED displays and related technologies specifically engineered for the film and television markets. ...More

(18/11/2020)

-Prozaar.com - The Marketplace for Pro-AV Industry Goes Live

Prozaar.com - The Marketplace for Pro-AV Industry Goes Live

Following an extensive development phase, B2B marketplace Prozaar.com is now publicly available and ready to serve production companies, suppliers, and freelancers across the globe. ...More

(18/11/2020)

-QSC Proves a Perfect Fit for Automated Modern Multi-Band Rehearsal Spaces at Taylor Sound

QSC Proves a Perfect Fit for Automated Modern Multi-Band Rehearsal Spaces at Taylor Sound

Taylor Sound is a full-service studio serving musicians in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Located just west of Minneapolis, the complex features rehearsal rooms, on-site recording, and even music video production in a ...More

(18/11/2020)

-Violet Road And Alcons Hit The High Seas In Imaginative Touring Solution

Violet Road And Alcons Hit The High Seas In Imaginative Touring Solution

In common with many other countries, the live event industry in Norway has been hit very hard by the global COVID-19 pandemic. With all concert and cultural events either postponed or cancelled, Norwegian artists who had performances ...More

(18/11/2020)

-Events Evolution Creates Harmony of Light with Chauvet Professional

Events Evolution Creates Harmony of Light with Chauvet Professional

Blessing Bero was focused on creating uplifting harmonies for the Zaoga Forward in Faith Church at its October live DVD recording session; not in the form of vocals, the church's acclaimed choir took care of that, but with ...More

(17/11/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, November 17, 2020: Hold Tight

COVID-19 Update, November 17, 2020: Hold Tight

The morning after the blockbuster announcement of a second imminent vaccine, we awake to face the grim daily reality of the pandemic. The good news is that the pandemic is met with a more vigorous response even in parts of the country ...More

(17/11/2020)

-A New Future for Lightwright

A New Future for Lightwright

John McKernon and Sam Molitoriss announces the formation of Lightwright LLC, a new home for future Lightwright development, support, and sales.
"Since the first sale of ALD in 1984, Lightwright's reach has expanded ...
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(17/11/2020)

-Hippotizer Makes a Show for WVU's Puskar Center

Hippotizer Makes a Show for WVU's Puskar Center

A Hippotizer Tierra+ Media Server from Green Hippo, the specialist creator of tools for the real-time manipulation of video for the AV industries, is driving the videowall content at the spectacular WVU Football facility at West ...More

(17/11/2020)

-L-Acoustics Rig Rolls With The American Drive-In Tour

L-Acoustics Rig Rolls With The American Drive-In Tour

Along with retro-tech like vinyl turntables and instant film cameras, which have enjoyed a popularity resurgence in recent years, the drive-in movie theaters of old are also experiencing a revival in 2020. But that boom hasn't always been ...More

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