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Friday, December 2, 2022

Matthieu Larivée and Lüz Studio Call on CHAUVET Professional for Reba McEntire Tour by Michael Eddy

“Absolutely Magical!” These words, or some variant of them have been used time and time again by music critics to describe Reba McEntire’s performance on her current arena tour. But th…

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Robe Rocks LDI 2022 with ‘All Environments’ Live Show and Innovative New Technologies by Michael Eddy

Robe lighting embraced LDI 2022 in Las Vegas with a fantastic booth design, an invigorating live show, and a jaw-dropping line up of new and innovative products that stunned-and-amazed those…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:48PM

Magma Fog 1500 IP™ High-Output Fogger from Magmatic Atmospheric Effects Now Shipping by Michael Eddy

Magmatic atmospheric effects is proud to offer the first dedicated fog generator in its Magma series of dependable haze and fog machines. Now in stock and shipping is the Magma Fog 1500 IP…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:45AM
Thursday, December 1, 2022

CHAUVET Professional and 4Wall Help Mike Cristella Create Evocative Vibe at US Open Pool Championship by Michael Eddy

Precision, patience, and control, not to mention a fair amount of courage, are essential qualities to have when holding a cue stick. They also come in pretty handy, for anyone lighting a poo…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:12PM

Indie Rockers Joywave and iDKHOW Hit The Road With ADJ Vision Series VS3 LED Video Panels by Michael Eddy

Indie rock bands Joywave and I Don’t Know How but They Found Me (iDKHOW for short) recently completed a 23-date co-headlining tour of the USA backed by an LED video wall system comprised o…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:06PM

OSA International Increases Lighting Rental Inventory with New Ayrton Eurus and Additional Ayrton Diablo Fixtures by Michael Eddy

OSA International, Inc., which delivers world-class entertainment technology, event production and systems integration from its base in Las Vegas, has added large complements of Ayrton Eurus…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:19PM

‘Tomb Raider: The LIVE Experience’ – Cameo Supports Immersive LIVE Adventure in London by Michael Eddy

In Tomb Raider: The LIVE Experience, teams of eight people experience an adrenaline-fueled adventure in search of a powerful artifact in an approximately 30,000 m2 live action course in Lond…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:39AM
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Steve Lieberman and CHAUVET Professional Fixtures Defy Expectations at Beyond Wonderland Monterrey by Michael Eddy

“Art must take reality by surprise.” So wrote the late, great French novelist and play write Françoise Sagan. Steve Lieberman would have no argument with that. The owner of SJ Lighting,…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:18PM

Proteus Excalibur™ Impact for Böhse Onkelz by Michael Eddy

This past summer, Waldstadion in Frankfurt was the scene of two sold-out shows by one of Germany’s favorite rock bands over the years, Böhse Onkelz. Renowned lighting designer and longtim…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:43PM

PROLIGHTS Debuts LED Soft Tube by Michael Eddy

PROLIGHTS released its latest product in the soft light range, the EclSoft Tube100, a multipurpose, IP65 wireless linear pixel tube designed for indoor and outdoor environments. The EclSoft …

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Systems Innovation and Media Powerhouse Join Forces for an International Growth Initiative by Michael Eddy

Systems Innovation and Media Powerhouse have joined forces for the ultimate international strategic growth initiative. By growing in each respective portfolio and acquiring significant amoun…

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Jason Cataldi Appointed CEO of ChoiceLIVE by Michael Eddy

ChoiceLIVE (formerly Upstage Video), a premier provider of AV and production services for live events, is pleased to announce the confirmation of Jason Cataldi as CEO. Cataldi will guide the…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:56PM
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

ADJ Returns To LDI With Hydro Series and Debuts Three New Products by Michael Eddy

LDI – the annual gathering of the international entertainment lighting community – recently took place in Las Vegas (November 14-20) with an exhibit hall and attendance close to pre-pand…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:54PM

Main Light Becomes One of the First in the US to Acquire Ayrton Zonda 9 FX Fixtures by Michael Eddy

Main Light increased its rental inventory of Ayrton lighting fixtures with the purchase of a large complement of versatile new Zonda 9 FX fixtures. The company currently has offices in Delaw…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:11PM

3500 Kelvin Relies on Brompton Processing Technology for Dynamic LED Stage Experiences by Michael Eddy

Artists and technologists at Phoenix, AZ-based creative agency 3500 Kelvin help elevate film production and live and virtual event experiences with compelling, immersive content for LED disp…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:33PM

Oracle CloudWorld 2022 Kicks Off with Graphite LED Technology by Michael Eddy

Creating Show-Stopping Visuals with Technical Support from LMG and BrainHub Running in late October, Oracle CloudWorld 2022 has come to a successful conclusion for attendees in Las Vegas. Su…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:16AM

Brand New Amare Project Invests in Robe T Series by Michael Eddy

The brand-new Amare building is an arts, culture, and educational hub on the Spui in Den Haag, the Netherlands which opened last year at the heart of this lively capital city, after six year…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:06AM
Monday, November 28, 2022

Lights, Cameras, Fashion as PRG Supports Tom Ford During Fashion Week by Michael Eddy

PRG supplied lighting and camera solutions for the Tom Ford show during New York Spring/Summer 23 Fashion Week presented at a former trading floor on Vesey Street. Due to the highly reflecti…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:45AM

Obsidian Control Systems Continues Boom in Popularity at LDI 2022 by Michael Eddy

With lighting control professionals crowding the Obsidian Control Systems booth at LDI in Las Vegas, the show was a testament to Obsidian’s position as perhaps the fastest growing lighting…

SOURCE: PLSN at 11:07AM

Vari-Lite Gets Favorable Response to New Products at LDI by Michael Eddy

The Vari-Lite team says they are “overwhelmed” at the response to the new products showcased at LDI 2022, including the company's Vari-Lite VL3600 Profile IP, VL1600 Profile and Neo X15 …

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:06AM
Friday, November 25, 2022

ROE Visual Wraps Up LDI 2022 Showcasing the Newest LED Innovations by Michael Eddy

ROE Visual noted that the LDI show, which wrapped up on Nov. 20, 2022, proved to be an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the latest LED display technology for live event productions. The …

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:12PM

Elation Professional Enjoys Fantastic LDI 2022 by Michael Eddy

Elation expected a busy LDI 2022 based on pre-show buzz and the show certainly didn’t disappoint. The Elation booth was crowded from the minute the show opened on Friday at the Las Vegas C…

SOURCE: PLSN at 02:57PM
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

CHAUVET Professional Wins LDI 2022 Large Booth Award by Michael Eddy

LDI’s panel of judges awarded CHAUVET Professional with the LDI 2022 Large Booth Design Award. Alex Fuller’s design paired two scenic elements - nature, with a tree trunk, green foliage,…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:04PM

Unilumin Reports Successful Showcase at LDI 2022 by Michael Eddy

Unilumin has reported a successful exhibition at this year’s LDI Show with its stand continually abuzz with interest throughout the show. The vivid showcase focused on solutions from Unilu…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:13AM

elektraLite Illuminates the Message at the 2022 Experience Conference by Michael Eddy

Annual HOW event focuses on presenting the best AVL technologies, and elektraLite was both a presenter, showing its products and providing instructional seminars during the four-day event,…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:12AM
Thursday, November 17, 2022

GLP’s FUSION X-PAR 12 Z IP65 Spot: Future- and Weather-Proofed for All Applications by Michael Eddy

GLP has announced the worldwide availability of its new IP65 rated LED spot, designated the FUSION X-PAR 12 Z. Developed in close cooperation with PRG, the fixture has already started featur…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:51PM

A Lighting Panel with Marsha Stern’s Heartbeat Of The Dance Floor® Episode #012 by Michael Eddy

Lighting Designer Marsha Stern started out lighting for discos in the 1970s before transitioning into architectural and architainment lighting projects in the 90s. She has a podcast, Heartbe…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:05PM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Vari-Lite University Outreach Program Delivers VL2600 Uplift for the University of Houston by Michael Eddy

The University of Houston recently took advantage of the University Outreach Program from Vari-Lite, the originators of the modern moving head and Signify entertainment lighting brand, which…

SOURCE: PLSN at 08:41PM

LD Raphael Grebenstein Deploys Over 120 GLP impression FR1 for ORF’s Vorarlberg Broadcast Studio by Michael Eddy

On 5th November, the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) broadcast its anniversary program Ghörig – Party, Celebrities, Major Hits. 50 Years of ORF’s Vorarlberg Studio. The show, mo…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:19PM

Claypaky Achieves Key Milestone in its “CP Green” Sustainability Project by Gaining ISO 14064-1:2018 Certification as the First Entertainment Ligh by Michael Eddy

In March 2022, Claypaky launched its “CP Green – Spotlight on Sustainability” initiative for environmental sustainability. The project was undertaken in cooperation with Spinlife, spin…

SOURCE: PLSN at 01:04PM

ROE Visual Features at AHA|SA Awards for Excellence by Michael Eddy

The 2022 AHA|SA Awards for Excellence was held at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on October 18th. Celebrating the vibrant hotel industry in South Australia, this annual event awards hotel…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:58PM

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