Sunday, January 29, 2023

Creative Conners: Smart Chain Hoists | Programmable CM Hoists with Stagehand Control by Michael Eddy

Chain Hoists are the workhorses of entertainment rigging. Pair a Creative Conners’ Smart Hoist with the company’s Stagehand control and Spikemark software to unleash their full potential…

SOURCE: PLSN at 07:59PM
Friday, January 27, 2023

CHAUVET Professional Helps Alec Takahashi Connect Thomas Rhett To Crowd by Michael Eddy

Location, they say, “is everything” in retailing; well, it’s pretty important in live touring too. Just ask Alec Takahashi, the long-time lighting designer for country superstar Thomas…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:13PM

Hidden Splendor of Artiste Mondrian™ on Church of the City Christmas Services 2022 by Michael Eddy

Nick Chang has been overseeing lighting for services and other events at Church of the City in Nashville since 2020 and again handled lighting programming and direction for five Christmas se…

SOURCE: PLSN at 06:15PM

Learn How to Safely Intervene If You See Bullying or Harassment in Your Workplace by Michael Eddy

Do you know how to safely intervene if you see a co-worker being bullied or intimidated? Did you know there are different ways to intervene to match your comfort level? In just 90 minutes yo…

SOURCE: PLSN at 06:15PM

Robe Provides a 100% Solution for 1% Quiz by Michael Eddy

The first season of the 1% Quiz TV quiz show in the Netherlands was recorded at EMG’s Mediahaven Studio in Amsterdam with a stylish lighting design by Henk-Jan van Beek of design studio Li…

SOURCE: PLSN at 08:17AM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

Solotech Announces New UK Headquarters to Continue its Expansion in Europe by Michael Eddy

Solotech, a global leader in AV entertainment and technology, is delighted to announce the opening of a new UK headquarters. Located in Birmingham, the new modern facility will serve as a hu…

SOURCE: PLSN at 08:17PM

CHAUVET Professional Helps O T Events Technicians Create a Sense of Newness at Illuminate by Michael Eddy

Ollie Titterington of O T Events Technicians knows every inch of the path that winds through Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens for ILLUMINATE. That’s not surprising; after three years of work…

SOURCE: PLSN at 06:15PM

450 Astera NYX Bulbs for National Museum of Australia Installation by Michael Eddy

A stunning light art installation created by Ben Cisterne and comprising 450 Astera NYX Bulbs graces the ceiling of the newest Our Great Southern Land permanent gallery at the National Museu…

SOURCE: PLSN at 05:14PM

HARMAN Professional Showcases Latest Pro Video and Lighting Solutions at ISE 2023 by Michael Eddy

ISE 2023 (Stand #3F450) HARMAN Professional Solutions, the global leader in audio, video, lighting and control, introduced its ISE 2023 visitors to a range of innovative, powerful and versat…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:13PM

4Wall UK Takes Residency at Production Park by Michael Eddy

4Wall UK, a global video, lighting and rigging company, has taken residency in a dedicated large-scale space, Unit 2, at live event facility Production Park in South Kirkby, West Yorkshire. …

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:32PM

ADJ Introduces New Pixie Driver 8000 for Pixie Strip Series LED Battens by Michael Eddy

The ADJ Pixie Strip Series is a collection of LED pixel battens which combine vibrant LEDs with intelligently designed housings to create a powerful and versatile system. That system has now…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:29PM

Laura Lee Everett Named USITT Executive Director by Michael Eddy

Carolyn Satter, president of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), today announced that Laura Lee Everett has been named as the Executive Director of the association af…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:05AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Dave Koz & Friends Wrap Up Their 25th Anniversary Christmas Tour with Bandit Lites by Michael Eddy

Dave Koz, the acclaimed chart-topping, GRAMMY®-nominated saxophonist kept the holiday tradition alive with his Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour. Bandit Lites provided the lighting syst…

SOURCE: PLSN at 06:15PM

CHAUVET Professional Showcases Scenes at ISE by Michael Eddy

The CHAUVET Professional stand will be more than a product showcase at ISE, it will also serve as a “storytelling platform,” one designed to stimulate ideas and invite visitors to imagin…

SOURCE: PLSN at 05:29PM

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

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