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Monday, May 9, 2022

Inner Circle Distribution Appoints Industry Veteran Ole Kaack as CEO   by Michael Eddy

Inner Circle Distribution has appointed Ole Kaack as the new CEO of the growing distribution company. A seasoned international business leader, Kaack assumes responsibilities May 9, 2022.

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Friday, May 6, 2022

Chauvet Professional Welcomed Enthusiastic Crowds at Prolight + Sound 2022 by Michael Eddy

The size of the crowd might not have been as large as it was in previous years, but the enthusiasm at Prolight + Sound 2022 was as high as ever. For the  CHAUVET Professional and ChamSys te…

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Excellence in the Theatre 2022 Tony Honors by Michael Eddy

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2022 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to five outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry –…

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Astera Fixtures Help Energize Matrix Resurrections Premiere in Toronto by Michael Eddy

Event technical specialist Spotlight Audio Visual Industries (SAVI) supplied full event production for the much-anticipated Toronto premiere of The Matrix Resurrections, staged at the Scotia…

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Calling All Stage Managers to Help Celebrate ‘Our Town’ Stage Manager’s Day by Michael Eddy

The 125th anniversary of Thornton Wilder’s birth (April 17, 1897) will be observed throughout 2022 with nearly 150 productions of his plays worldwide—including Our Town, a new production…

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Christie Invites ProAV Industry to Reunite and Innovate Together at ISE 2022 by Michael Eddy

Reuniting in person at ISE 2022 at Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía, from May 10-13 in Hall 3, stand 3K600, Christie will showcase its latest products and integrated solutions, including its RGB …

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AV Stumpfl to Present PIXERA four Media Server, XR Stage Solutions, and ALR Screen Systems at ISE 2022 by Michael Eddy

AV Stumpfl will present its new PIXERA four media server hardware, as well as XR virtual production solutions, as well as its latest ALR (ambient light rejecting) projection screen systems o…

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GLP Tour de Force Promised for ISE 2022 by Michael Eddy

GLP will present a real tour de force of new-season blockbusters at this year’s ISE show in Barcelona (May 10-13), celebrating the show’s move to its new location with a real powerhouse …

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Claypaky News at Prolight + Sound 2022 by Michael Eddy

After two years without almost any in-person events, we finally had the chance and pleasure to meet all sectors of our industry at ProLight + Sound 2022 in Frankfurt. Claypaky CEO and Osram …

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Elation Grows KL Series with Broadcast Optimized KL Fresnel 6 FC™ Soft Light by Michael Eddy

Elation Professional is pleased to be expanding its KL “Key Light” Series of LED Fresnel luminaires with the full-color KL Fresnel 6 FC™. The new KL Fresnel 6 FC projects gorgeous shad…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Ayrton’s Cobra Strikes at Prolight + Sound by Michael Eddy

Ayrton celebrated its 20th anniversary at Prolight + Sound with a new lightshow, created by Stéphane Migné in conjunction with French water effects company, Aquatique Show. This showcased …

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DCR Nashville Adds First of Many grandMA3 Systems to its Inventory by Michael Eddy

DCR Nashville has taken delivery of the first grandMA3 systems it plans to order in 2022. The company, which provides audio, video, lighting, and design solutions, has long maintained an inv…

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Monday, May 2, 2022

37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards Recipients Announced by Michael Eddy

The 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out on Sunday May 1, 2022, to recipients in 16 categories, with two honorary awards also bestowed. Returni…

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Magmatic Offers Touring Tough Therma Tour™ Haze Effect Generators by Michael Eddy

Magmatic atmospheric effects is pleased to offer Thermatic, a series of oil-based hazers designed to give enduring haze effects for longer-lasting atmospherics. Capable of creating a fine pa…

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Sunday, May 1, 2022

PRG Supports the Lighting for the Latin American Music Awards by Michael Eddy

The seventh-annual Latin American Music Awards, which were held on April 21 at the Michelob Ultra Arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV offered up a sizzl…

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Friday, April 29, 2022

#Rigsafe Day 2022: Are You Rigging Safely? by Michael Eddy

Today April 29th is Arbor Day in the technical theater industry. It’s also known as #Rigsafe day! While normal Arbor Day is typically a holiday focused on planting trees to celebrate their…

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ROE Visual Launches Graphite LED Panel by Michael Eddy

ROE Visual is delighted to announce the release of Graphite, the new indoor LED panel targeting the indoor event market. The launch offers a durable yet lightweight LED solution that provide…

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Product Debuts at Prolight + Sound 2022 by Michael Eddy

There have been a lot of launch press releases in the run up to Prolight + Sound that starts on Tuesday, April 26 in Frankfurt, Germany. Running through Friday April 29, this year's back in …

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In Memoriam: Martee Nuruddin, 68 by Michael Eddy

PLSN learned of the passing of Martin “Martee” Nuruddin, Vice President of PRG Orlando on April 14th. Nuruddin, born on February 15, 1954, was 68. He was a 44-year member of IATSE Local …

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Thursday, April 28, 2022

The Entertainment Services and Technology Association to Partner with Netflix to Increase Workforce Diversity by Michael Eddy

In partnership with Netflix, the Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA) announced its Equitable Workplace Initiative (EWI) to create a pipeline for individuals from histori…

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High-Power Lasers Extend the Laserworld Club Series by Michael Eddy

With the CS-8000RGB FX and even the CS-12.000RGB FX, Laserworld extends their semiprofessional Club Series by two high power devices. The multi color RGB laser systems, that can even display…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Rob Ross Design & 4Wall Light Tesla’s Giga Texas ‘Cyber Rodeo’ Grand Opening Party by Michael Eddy

Earlier this month, 4Wall Entertainment provided Rob Ross Design with a lighting rental package for Tesla’s Giga Texas Cyber Rodeo grand opening event. The event, hosted by Tesla CEO Elon …

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Strand and Zero 88 Add Vision.Net, Color Kinetics KiNet, and Philips Hue Support in ZerOS Consoles by Michael Eddy

Signify entertainment lighting brands Strand and Zero 88 today announced that they are previewing a new version of the popular ZerOS console software at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt. The up…

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ArKaos Launches New VS1 Media Server at Prolight + Sound 2022 by Michael Eddy

ArKaos – real-time live visual technology innovator – launched its new VS1 media server at the Prolight + Sound expo in Frankfurt Germany. The slickly designed, portable, and powerful VS…

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Luminex GigaCore 30i Featured at Prolight + Sound & NAB by Michael Eddy

Luminex will be at the NAB Show in Las Vegas with its North American Distributor AC. Lighting Inc. (booth #C7141). The company will also be at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt with its German d…

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TAIT & Kinesys at Prolight+Sound 2022 by Michael Eddy

Explore the world of opportunities for live experience automation technologies, as Kinesys product engineering and TAIT Navigator control technology unites to introduce new products at Proli…

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Vari-Lite VL1600 PROFILE Debuts at Prolight + Sound 2022 by Michael Eddy

Vari-Lite, the originators of the modern moving head and a Signify entertainment lighting brand, announced the VL1600 PROFILE, an advanced moving head profile luminaire designed for theatric…

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GLP to Unveil impression X5, impression X5 IP Bar, and XDC1 IP Hybrid at Prolight + Sound by Michael Eddy

With the brand-new impression X5 series, GLP sets a new standard for LED wash moving lights. This new development is the prelude to a whole series of innovative luminaires and will be on sho…

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Monday, April 25, 2022

Roundup of New Product Launches at Prolight + Sound 2022 by Michael Eddy

There have been a lot of launch press releases in the run up to Prolight + Sound that starts on Tuesday, April 26 in Frankfurt, Germany. Running through Friday April 29, this year's back in …

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:26AM

RTI Releases 600W Laser with Moving Mirror at Prolight + Sound 2022 by Michael Eddy

RTI introduces its newest innovation in the field of extreme power lasers—the RTI ANGO 600, a 600W RGB full color laser system with analog modulation. It can generate an extremely bright w…

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

TMB Announces New Europe Location and New Products at Prolight + Sound 2022 by Michael Eddy

TMB is announcing their new distribution center in Riga, Latvia and introducing a selection of exciting new products. TMB, famous for “Rush Service Normal” dedication and care, has been …

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