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30 August 2016

The Week in Lighting & Sound

The Week in Lighting & SoundCalled to the Bar - Fans of Motorhead frontman Lemmy raised more than $22,000 (£16,600) for a life-size statue at his favourite bar in Los Angeles. Dozens of fans turned out to see the unveiling of the 6ft ... More >>

TRS appointed Kinesys distributor for Australia

TRS appointed Kinesys distributor for AustraliaAustralia - UK-based automation specialist and manufacturer Kinesys has appointed The Rigging Shop (TRS) as the exclusive distributor for its products in Australia and New Zealand. Based in New South Wales, the sales ... More >>

First Robe Spikies in Africa

First Robe Spikies in AfricaNamibia - The first Robe Spikies to be purchased on the African continent have gone to Windhoek, Namibia based rental company Mikel-Jes which purchased eight units from Robe's distributor DWR in Johannesburg. The ... More >>

Avolites delivers pop-up festival versatility

Avolites delivers pop-up festival versatilityUK - The National Theatre's (NT) River Stage Weekends festival has returned to London's Southbank, with chief lighting designer Huw Llewellyn choosing an Avolites Tiger Touch II and Fader Wing running the latest Titan ... More >>

Powersoft powers Pope's massive Outline rig

Powersoft powers Pope's massive Outline rigPoland - Such a grand scale event as the recent World Youth Days, held in the former Polish capital city of Kraków, required a sound system to deliver the words of worship, clearly and intelligibly, to the vast crowd ... More >>

Ampco sends dLive on Soulwax tour

API announces new Indonesia dealer

Bandit adds Martin Sceptrons to inventory

Chauvet panels enhance Building 429's image

CSD and Chauvet add flexibility to historic church

Elation back wall for Luke Bryan tour

FBT offer Italian trip prize at BPM

Fineline supplies Duran Duran Eden special

GLP X4 Bars at Shakespeare's Globe

Mazda MX-5 plays the Sound of Tomorrow

Milos releases latest Mobiltechlifts video

Penn Elcom offers more choice and colour

Star Events celebrates 40th birthday

Robe Spikie makes UK debut

David Martin joins Elation Professional

Rigging Upgrade for Outdoor Theatre

Cadac sponsors IBC's Big Screen Experience

Abbey Extravaganza comes alive with RGJ and MLA

Audiologic and AUDAC go separate ways

W-DMX controls P5s on Tulove Grede

White Light supplies Royal Shakespeare Company

Yamaha CIS products for 'cineatro'

Robe gets emotional with Twenty One Pilots

KOKO upgrades with Soundcraft Vi7000's

Big House Sound goes large with Adamson

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"We try to identify which shows are easier to put in, so we can alter our practises by scheduling a lighter show to follow something that put a lot of demands on the staff. This kept man hours down and minimised expenditure on overtime."

Tim Mackrill, technical manager of the Palace Theatre, Redditch, talks with Julie Harper about arts funding cuts (Arts Fundamentals)

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Phil WardThis month: On a Clair Day

"There are other synergies. In South America, for example, some countries can purchase a system made by Clair Brothers and also rent something similar from Clair Global if there's a shortfall . . .""

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Crew CutsThis month: Andy Coates

"I'll always remember Jim Tinsley saying to me "Don't run away little Andy Coates as I'll find you.""

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Rigging CallThis month: From Road Safety to Rigging

"The Klippan seat belts were fitted in Volvo Amazons and 544s from 1959 and so successful was the webbing product that the co-owner of Klippan, Erik Ehnimb, founded the SpanSet company in Malmö in 1966 . . ."

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Richard CadenaThis month: Put Your Gels Away

". . . the L7-C Fresnel is a fully tunable white light that allows you to match the colour at any location. In a matter of moments I can dial to any one of those colour temperatures with a minor tweak of the knob on the side of the light. It's that simple."


QandAThis month: Elliot Herman talks to Anne Valentino, controls product manager for ETC

"One of my favourite parts of my work is seeing it in use in theatre. It's a pretty big thrill to walk into a production that takes full advantage of the multi-console operation and the features that have vastly matured in the past 10 years . . ."

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