entertainment • presentation • installation

9 December 2016

CAST delivers for the first Kaaboo festival

CAST delivers for the first Kaaboo festivalUSA - CAST wysiwyg was a guest star at the recent Kaaboo festival held at the historic Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds, just north of San Diego on the Southern California coast. Kaaboo is a new concept, describing itself as a "mix-perience" that blends headline music acts, top comedians, and a world-class food selection from celebrity chefs, with the underlying benefit of the three-day event being its reprieve from the porta-potties, muddy grounds and confused millennials. The event appeals to the more mature, more affluent ... More >>

Chefs Who Share - The Art of Giving Back

Chefs Who Share - The Art of Giving BackSouth Africa - Over R2m was raised in aid of youth development at the fourth annual Chefs Who Share - the Art of Giving Back. Since its inception, CCPP Group have supplied the full technical for the black-tie gala event which is usually hosted in the Cape Town, but this year was brought to the Johannesburg City Hall. The set was designed by cNic and built by Dream Sets. This annual charity event saw top international chefs arrive in Johannesburg to cook alongside South Africa's finest talent, ending the experience at a fundraising gala ... More >>

Gibonni & Oliver join Robe family

Gibonni & Oliver join Robe familyEurope -Leading Croatian artists Gibonni & Oliver are on an extensive European tour campaign supporting their collaborative new album Familija (Family) with a brand new lighting design by Gibonni's long term LD Sven Kucnic based around 88 x Robe moving lights - a combination of Pointes, MMX Spots and MMX WashBeams. Sven's design is adaptable to be able to fit into the wide variety of different venue sizes on the itinerary. He was given a 'blank canvas' by the artists, both of whom he knowns well. Gibonni and he are in tune when ... More >>

Hawthorn walking on air with The Snowman

Hawthorn walking on air with The SnowmanUK - Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of The Snowman is playing to packed houses at the Peacock Theatre this Christmas, with Hawthorn supplying lighting equipment for the production. Working closely with Andy Fidgeon, head of lighting at Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Hawthorn has drawn from its extensive range of hire stock to supply lighting equipment to specification. Wanting to upgrade this year's rig to feature more efficient and reliable fixtures whilst also still maintaining the look of the show, Hawthorn replaced ... More >>

HSL plays the game on the Dan TDM UK tour

HSL plays the game on the Dan TDM UK tourUK - HSL enjoyed the thrills and hi-energy exhilaration of supplying lighting and rigging for the Endemol produced DanTDM UK tour, for a lighting design crafted by Sam Wright. Sean McGlone and John Slevin project managed for the Blackburn UK based company, with technicals on the road co-ordinated by production manager, Jason Culverwell. DanTDM is a professional gamer and You Tube star with around 13m subscribers enjoying his TheDiamondMinecart, making it a top UK You Tube channel which has so far received a staggering 8.4 billion views. ... More >>

Il Volo 2016 world tour with Claypaky

Il Volo 2016 world tour with ClaypakyItaly - Following the extraordinary success of their summer tour, and after winning the 65th edition of the Sanremo Music Festival and representing Italy in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, Il Volo have given a long series of performances in Italy and abroad this year. Show designer Francesco De Cave, who was called upon by the production team to create a new show image, used Claypaky lights to illuminate the young tenors' world tour dates. Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble, just back from the success and excitement ... More >>

Reebok relaunch pumped up with Chauvet

Reebok relaunch pumped up with ChauvetUSA - Paul Litchfield is no Thomas Edison, but the Massachusetts resident will go down in history as a great inventor, at least as far as the athletic shoe industry is concerned. In 1989, Litchfield created the Reebok PUMP!, an inflatable running shoe that redefined footwear aesthetics, was embraced by athletes from virtually every sport, and became one of the most prominent urban fashion icons of the '90s. Now, some quarter of a century later, Reebok is relaunching the legendary running shoe with glitzy events, such as the one that ... More >>

Utopium illuminates Jake Bugg tour

Utopium illuminates Jake Bugg tourUK - Utopium built and supplied a custom floor package and flown fixtures to illuminate Jake Bugg's UK and European tour, November 2016. Following the release of his third album, On My One, Jake Bugg embarked on a promotional tour which saw him visit a host of different venues throughout the UK and Europe, including Manchester's O2 Apollo, London's O2 Academy Brixton and The Great Hall at Cardiff University Student's Union. Utopium was entrusted to build and supply a custom floor package which included Martin MAC Quantum ... More >>

White Light elected to light This House

White Light elected to light This HouseUK - Set between the fateful years of 1974 and 1979, which saw huge economic crisis and a hung parliament, This House takes place in the engine rooms of Westminster, where fist fights took place and votes were won or lost by one. Following a brief run at the Chichester Minerva Theatre in October, the show has now arrived in the West End, playing at the Garrick Theatre, London. White Light has been called upon to provide the lighting equipment. This House is written by James Graham and was initially staged at the National's ... More >>

Yamaha and Nexo go to the ball

Yamaha and Nexo go to the ballUK - As a production supplier for prestigious clients at equally prestigious London venues, Production Plus cannot afford to take any chances with equipment. One of the most recent events supported by the company was the annual charity ball for the DM Thomas Foundation at the London Hilton on Park Lane, where Yamaha and Nexo once again proved their worth. Dedicated to helping disadvantaged and vulnerable young people transform their lives, the DM Thomas Foundation's annual ball is a chance for the charity to highlight it's work to an ... More >>

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