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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

4Wall Provides Lighting Gear and Services for the Detroit Lions Introductions for the ‘22-‘23 NFL Season by Michael Eddy

4Wall Entertainment, a national provider of entertainment equipment rentals, sales, and services designed and executed the team & player intros and the in-game lighting for the Detroit L…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:10PM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

The BikeFest Spain Team Sets off Towards ISE This Weekend by Michael Eddy

22 live event and AV professionals are ready to cycle up to 390km from Valencia to ISE in Barcelona this weekend. Together as the BikeFest team, they are raising vital funds for industry cha…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:09PM

CHAUVET Names NMK Middle East Distributor by Michael Eddy

To continue providing the highest level of sales and support service in its rapidly expanding Middle Eastern market, CHAUVET has entered into an agreement with Dubai-based AV distributor NMK…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:01PM

In Memoriam: John Bilyk, 70 by Michael Eddy

Robe Lighting, Inc. is deeply saddened to announce that John Bilyk, a well-known and colorful figure in the Canadian and American stage lighting communities, died on the evening of December …

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:06PM

Inner Circle Distribution announces the Appointment of Industry Veteran Filippo Frigeri as Director of Sales by Michael Eddy

Inner Circle Distribution (ICD), the award-winning distributor of world-class technologies, is excited to announce that industry veteran Filippo Frigeri is joining the team as Director of Sa…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:22PM

Elation Expands U.S. Sales and Product Development Team by Michael Eddy

Elation is thrilled to announce the addition of Nick Saiki to the company’s U.S. sales team as Product Application and Customer Experience Specialist – PACE. With an MFA in Lighting Desi…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:15AM

GLP Appoints Tyler Wise as Sales & Marketing Director for the Americas by Michael Eddy

GLP Inc. has appointed Tyler Wise as its new director, sales & marketing (Americas). He brings more than 20 years of experience spanning the entire production management spectrum – in …

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:08AM
Monday, January 23, 2023

School Rocks… with Robe RoboSpots by Michael Eddy

Sydney Catholic Schools presented four special performances of School of Rock – The Musical in an arena spectacular based on the original Broadway show and staged at the 16,000-capacity Qu…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:22PM

Vari-Lite VL1600 Profile Works Psychedelic Effects into El Monstero’s Pink Floyd Tribute by Michael Eddy

The much-loved St. Louis-based Pink Floyd tribute group El Monstero played seven sold-out nights at the city’s The Pageant Theater in December, backed by a fittingly psychedelic lighting d…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:34AM

Rental or Installation—Elation presenting latest in cutting-edge lighting at ISE 2023 by Michael Eddy

It’s a new year and whether you’re looking for professional lighting for a rental project or install-quality lighting for an entertainment venue, Elation has a lighting solution to fit y…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:18AM

frame:work Now Accepting Applications for its New Talent 2023 List by Michael Eddy

frame:work announces its third year of its New Talent List featuring job-seeking students with specialized creative video skills. The frame:work New Talent List represents recent graduates a…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:36AM

Claypaky Xtylos Deliver Punch to Lighting Designer Ian MacDonald for Five Finger Death Punch Arena Tour by Michael Eddy

Lighting Designer Ian MacDonald utilized a large complement of Xtylos fixtures, Claypaky’s compact beam moving light with a tailor-made RGB laser source, for the recently concluded US aren…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:18AM
Saturday, January 21, 2023

In Memoriam: Walter Stark, Prop Artisan at Utah Shakespeare Festival by Michael Eddy

PLSN has learned of the death of Walter Stark, who served as Senior Prop Artisan at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. After a long battle with cancer, Stark passed away at the age of 82. Stark …

SOURCE: PLSN at 05:25PM

Martin Dudley Sets Sail on Bellowhead Broadside Tour With CHAUVET Professional by Michael Eddy

Imagination sets sail in the sea, according to a familiar poetic refrain. This creative spirit was unfurled recently for Bellowhead’s UK tour, a magical 18-city voyage that celebrated the …

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:05AM
Friday, January 20, 2023

Alain Corthout Balances Diverse Los 40 Music Award Show With ChamSys MagicQ MQ500M by Michael Eddy

“Music Inspires Life,” so went a slogan created a few years ago for radio network Los 40. In the process, the sweet sounds and beautiful harmonies that fall under the umbrella of “musi…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:57AM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Allen Deneau Joins Bandit Lites as Client Representative by Michael Eddy

As Bandit Lites continues its historic 55th year in concert lighting, the company is thrilled to announce the hiring to announce the hiring of Allen Deneau as its newest Client Representativ…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:51PM

4Wall Entertainment Acquires Atlanta-Based Magnum Co. by Michael Eddy

4Wall Entertainment has acquired Magnum Companies Ltd. of Atlanta, GA. Magnum's current location will be rebranded as 4Wall Atlanta, with all employees staying on board to service existing a…

SOURCE: PLSN at 08:31AM

New Business Vertical: Adam Hall Integrated Systems at ISE 2023 by Michael Eddy

Adam Hall have announced the creation of Adam Hall Integrated Systems – a new business vertical dedicated to serving the installed AVL market sector. With its own product team headed up by…

SOURCE: PLSN at 08:05AM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Blizzard Lighting Introduces Node:b™ Architectural Lighting System by Michael Eddy

Blizzard Lighting, creators of Aria™ ellipsoidal and other professional LED lighting and video products, announced its first modular architectural lighting system: Node:b. The new fixture…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:51PM

CHAUVET Professional and 4Wall Help Tom Kenny Reflect Diverse Latin Grammys in Light by Michael Eddy

The 23rd The Latin Grammy Awards, which took place at the Mandalay Bay Resort’s Michelob Ultra Arena, defied easy categorization, being big, bold, and sensuously stunning one moment, then …

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:44PM

ADJ Fixtures Exclusively Illuminate 2022 MISS EARTH Slovenia Pageant by Michael Eddy

For the second year running, a lighting rig comprised exclusively of ADJ fixtures was used to illuminate the 2022 MISS EARTH Slovenia pageant. Following an online only event the previous yea…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:35PM

GLP Captures the Moment for Rapyd’s Grand EDM Dance Finale by Michael Eddy

GLP lighting featured heavily at a major EDM event recently at the Campo Pequeno Bullring in Lisbon. The Moment Lisbon was promoted by Israeli-based Rapyd, a worldwide payment solutions comp…

SOURCE: PLSN at 08:17PM

Claypaky Fixtures Light Inaugural Event at Lusail Stadium for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 by Michael Eddy

Lighting Designer Matthew Tunchon and Qatar Vision Production Company WLL (QVISION) utilized a large Claypaky rig to light the first test event for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 inside the newly…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:12PM

Boyband Tour Kicks off with Robe by Michael Eddy

The Boyband Tour is a vibrant, joyous, high-energy, two-hour steamroller of a set inspired by some of the greatest international ‘boyband’ hits from the 90s and 00s – Westlife, Backstr…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:06AM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Relevant AV Solutions Brings Flexibility to New Covenant Church with CHAUVET Professional by Michael Eddy

Greg Klimetz and the team at Relevant AV Solutions gave themselves a clear mission statement when they began planning the Transformation Project at New Covenant Church’s worship center in …

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:18PM

MGM Northfield Park Quick to Cash in on GLP’s impression X5 by Michael Eddy

Situated in northeast Ohio, MGM Northfield Park – the region’s premier destination for dining, gaming, and entertainment – has become the first venue in the United States to permanentl…

SOURCE: PLSN at 08:17PM

Bandit Lites Nominated for Lighting Company of the Year by Michael Eddy

It is with immense pride that Bandit Lites shares its nomination for Lighting Company of the Year at the 21st Annual Parnelli Awards. Since 2001, the award recognizes “pioneering, influent…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:30PM

Light on the Horizon – Theaterhaus Stuttgart Relies on Robert Juliat Dalis LED Cyc Lights and Footlights by Michael Eddy

Since 1985, the Theaterhaus Stuttgart has brought together various artistic genres, experimental and popular productions, internationally renowned artists, and newly developed projects under…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:04PM

Dr. Raphael Kiesel Appointed New Head of Quality Management at ARRI by Michael Eddy

ARRI welcomes Dr. Raphael Kiesel as its new Head of Quality Management. Based at the film technology company’s headquarters in Munich, he will convert customer requirements into products a…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:43PM

David L. Thomas Named Wenger Corporation’s President & CEO by Michael Eddy

Wenger Corporation formally announced that David (Dave) L. Thomas has accepted the position of President & CEO, replacing Christopher (Chris) Simpson who will retire on February 24, 2023…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:36PM
Monday, January 16, 2023

Parnelli Awards Ballot is Out and Voting is NOW OPEN! by Michael Eddy

Voting has begun for the next Parnelli Awards ceremony, to be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA on Friday, April 14, 2023, during the NAMM Show. Please note that only curr…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:38AM

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