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Lexair brings Elation to Australasia

Lexair brings Elation to AustralasiaAustralia - Lexair Entertainment has announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Elation Professional for Australia and New Zealand. Alex Mair, managing director of Lexair ... More >>

ETC names regional manager for the Middle East

ETC names regional manager for the Middle EastUK - To continue its dedication to supporting the lighting and stage technology markets in the Middle East, ETC is introducing Darren Beckley as its new regional manager for the area. He brings to ETC many years of ... More >>

Philips Strand Lighting 500ML controls KARAT

Philips Strand Lighting 500ML controls KARATGermany Rock band KARAT's recent acoustic tour featured an old school rock and roll floor package lighting design by LD Michael Kiefert programmed on the latest addition to the Philips Strand Lighting line of ... More >>

Namibia's dB Audio takes the MA route

Namibia's dB Audio takes the MA routeNamibia - The first dot2 XL-F lighting console has recently entered Namibia, a new investment by leading full production solution and rental company, dB Audio Namibia, based in capital Windhoek. The company is active ... More >>

ISE 2016: AC-ET showcases leading technologies

ISE 2016: AC-ET showcases leading technologiesThe Netherlands - A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) will be showcasing a selection of the very latest products available from their vast portfolio of over 200 marques and five specialist sales divisions - on ... More >>

CLD provides LED solution for spectacular pool

High End Systems and LightParts update agreement

Massive Attack on tour with VDC and Van Damme

New owners take over ASG Stage Products

Rogues reflect many facets of Kevin Hart UK tour

White Light supports Children on the Edge fundraiser

Bandit package for Grammy Awards nominees event

Seth Jackson joins Technical Productions creative team

Avolites Ai video maps theatre in Huawei Watch ad

Rob Brown joins corporate team at PRG XL Video

Senior promotions in Elation's US sales operation

Beijing sound company partners with Adamson

Scorpions strike gold with Yamaha CL5s

Five London theatres to receive Theatres Trust awards

Pascal celebrates 10th anniversary

RTV Drenthe installs dLive digital mixing system

Sam & Mark's Big Friday Wind-Up with Nexus

The O2 London opts for Mojo Barriers

White Light at The Old Vic with The Master Builder

Grif Palmer named vice-president of sales for PixelFLEX

Jo Beaumont-Ward joins Central Theatre Supplies

ISE 2016: Navori Labs debuts QL digital signage engine features

ISE 2016: Peerless-AV previews LED wall mounting system

ISE 2016: previews Stardraw Design 7.2

ISE 2016: tvONE introduces new 4K Multiviewer

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PLASA Outlines Recent Changes and Future Opportunities - 23 Oct 2015

PLASA - Important Announcement - 30 Sep 2015

PLASA Focus Orlando hailed a resounding success attracting record attendees - 24 Feb 2015

PLASA Focus Orlando Opens in One Week - 10 Feb 2015

PLASA Focus Orlando Hitting High Pre-Registration Numbers - 28 Jan 2015

Richard Pilbrow to Kickoff Educational Seminars at PLASA Focus Orlando - 8 Jan 2015

PLASA's Behind the Scenes Happy Hour a Massive Success - 11 Dec 2014

PLASA Announces 2014 Election Results - 21 Nov 2014

'Tis the season to donate to Behind the Scenes - 17 Nov 2014

PLASA Events Announces Partnership with Show Ready Events - 14 Nov 2014

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Behind the Scenes: RICKY MARTIN Rocks the World

Opening before a sellout crowd at the 15,000-seat Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, Ricky Martin's Mexican tour featured 105 Nexus 4x4 LED panels and 36 Next NXT-1 moving panels in its rig, along with other CHAUVET Professional fixtures, including four Vesuvio RGBA LED fog machines and two Amhaze II foggers. There is no room in a Ricky Martin performance for anything that?s less than intense, which is why Manager and Creative Producer Veikko Fuhrmann of Motion Music, Lighting Designer Richard Neville, Lighting Director Churry Lafuente and Video Designer Alex Grierson built the lightshow for the superstar?s Mexican One World Tour around pixel mapped Nexus 4x4 and Next NXT-1 panels from CHAUVET Professional. Monterrey-based rental company Audio Systems del Norte, SA de CV supplied the gear.

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Yesterday's News - 20 Years Ago20 Years Ago . . . LSi January 1996

"The big screen dominating the Mark Fisher-designed stage set at the Big Twix Mix concert at Birmingham's NEC featured on our cover this month, carrying an image of the show's headline act, David Bowie."

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"Robe lighting had taken direct control of its UK operation, with David Srba, Robe's former head of marketing, named as the company's managing director, our lead news item reported this month."

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Phil WardThis month: Tonight at Noon

"Suddenly, as the stream cache allowed, the audio arrived: only at that moment, with a revelatory vividness akin to waking up after heart surgery, was there a sense of real presence, a feeling of empirical affirmation. It needed the sound to live."

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Classic GearThis month: grandMA

"Can it really be 18 years since the grandMA appeared in our lives? Memory suggests not, but memory turns out to be fallible: the web shows a debut in 1997, though a preview brochure carrying the same year does concede 'available from summer 1998'"

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Crew CutsThis month: LD & desk op Mark Wynn-Edwards

"Since doing this last time, back in May 2009, I have been very busy. I have spent the past four years doing a world tour of stadiums and arenas with Jamiroquai, then straight on to mini-world-tour with Lamb for a year."

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3D MiceThis month: Parcel Brokers

"Shop around for the best price has always been good advice, and one of the (many) remarkable things about the internet is that there seem to be operations willing to do the shopping around for you. . . ."

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Rigging CallThis month: Wire Rope Terminations

"If a rigger decides on the method of termination, the rigger would be termed the designer and a designer has duties in several pieces of legislation."

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Richard CadenaThis month: Chamsys MagicHD Media Server

"We're experiencing a renaissance and it's gaining momentum as we enter the age of the Internet of Things: soon, everything will have an IP address and will reside on a network, and that will change things even more . . ."


QandAThis month: Julie Harper talks to lighting designer & programmer Benoit Richard . . .

"I understood the complexity of progressive music - different time signatures, multi-layering of instruments and how to transition on soloists from every point."

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