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  • Dec 22, 2014
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    Yamaha CL Digital Consoles Shine Bright For Legendary Band

  • Dec 22, 2014
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    Masque Sound Kicks Off Holiday Season With How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

    NEW YORK— With New York City’s holiday season underway, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical returns to the Theater at Madison Square Garden (MSG). In preparation for the Grinch’s arrival, Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, worked with Sound Designer Ed Chapman to provide a custom audio equipment package for this family favorite.
  • Dec 22, 2014
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    USITT 2015 Attracting Corporate Sponsors

    USITT 2015 in Cincinnati March 18-21 offers added entertainment value and support opportunities – and some heavy-hitters have already signed on to sponsor key portions of the event.
  • Dec 22, 2014
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    Electrosonic Completes Transformation Of ShowDome At Edinburgh’s Our Dynamic Earth

    The ShowDome at Our Dynamic Earth (ODE) in Edinburgh has been transformed with support from Electrosonic, which provided refurbishment and technical upgrades to one of Scotland's premier destination visitor attractions.  In a two-phase project, Electrosonic has given the space a full-dome projection upgrade, a new theater layout, 106 new seats, and a state-of-the-art server and content management system.
  • Dec 21, 2014
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    Sennheiser Ushers In A New Class Of RF Experts

  • Dec 20, 2014
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    Pete's Big TVs LEDs the New York Stock Exchange

    The iconic facade of the New York Stock Exchange went digital with Pete's Big TVs. Michael Ahern Productions brought in the video equipment rental company to help with the Lending Club Corporation's IPO on Dec. 11. Pete’s Big TVs provided fifteen 6’ x 6’ sections of 37mm mesh LED arranged to resemble the company’s blocks in its logo. Then, through cameras and d3 media servers, they projected people's faces in real time onto the mesh LED squares.
  • Dec 20, 2014
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    Chauvet Professional At Busch Gardens® Tampa Christmas Town

    COLORado 1-Quad Tour par-style LED fixtures from CHAUVET Professional were used to help illuminate Busch Gardens® Tampa’s Christmas Town.
  • Dec 19, 2014
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    Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex Update 3.1

    Major new software for Teranex standards converters including centralized control of all Teranex features, plus new 12G-SDI to Quad 3G-SDI conversions up to 2160p60 on Teranex Express!
  • Dec 19, 2014
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    VL4000 Spot Luminaires Capture The Spirit Of Broadway's Leading Ladies

    Lighting Designer Al Crawford works with 4Wall Entertainment to light the NJPAC 2014 Gala
  • Dec 19, 2014
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    Canada’s Arden Theatre Delivers With Harman’s Soundcraft Vi Consoles

    SAINT ALBERT, Canada – Catering to a wide array of events ranging from live concerts to full theatrical productions, the Arden Theatre in the Canadian province of Alberta is a dynamic venue where folk, blues, modern rock and jazz music come to life. To deliver world-class sound for its programs and events, the Arden Theatre currently employs HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi6 and Vi1 mixing consoles.
  • Dec 19, 2014
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    The Masonic Upgrades Stage With Impact Lighting And Harman’s Martin

    SAN FRANCISCO, California — The Masonic has been a landmark in San Francisco since opening in 1958 and is now operated by concert promotion company, Live Nation. The venue recently underwent a massive renovation that included the addition of a new concert stage, luxury VIP boxes and flexible, tiered open floor space for both general admission and seated shows—which brought capacity to 3,300. Among the several major enhancements unveiled, The Masonic now features a new stage lighting system with more than 45 of HARMAN’s Martin Professional MAC Viper and MAC Aura fixtures.
  • Dec 18, 2014
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    CP Holiday Trains Raise Money, Food, And Awareness With Meyer Sound

    The CP Holiday Trains are spreading the joy of the season—and filling local food banks with donations—across Canada and the northern US. Supported by Meyer Sound systems, the brightly decorated trains draw thousands of people who brave the winter cold to partake in the festivities.
  • Dec 18, 2014
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    Concord Pavilion Improves Lawn Coverage With Meyer Sound MICA

    California’s Concord Pavilion has completed its first concert season with its new Meyer Sound MICA® line array loudspeaker system covering its 4,570-capacity lawn seating area in the foothills of Mount Diablo. Since installation, the upgraded system has provided pristine, uniform lawn coverage for performances from Journey, The Steve Miller Band, Aerosmith, and Chicago to Kings of Leon, Marc Anthony, and Linkin Park.
  • Dec 18, 2014
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    Clay Paky Fixtures And grandMA2 Join The Eli Young Band For Concert Tour

    The Eli Young Band has hit the road on its North American tour and recently hosted it's 2nd Annual Eli Young Band House Party featuring Clay Paky Sharpy and A.leda B-EYE K-20 fixtures with control being provided by a grandMA2 light playing supporting roles.  A.C.T Lighting, Inc. is the exclusive distributor of Clay Paky lighting and MA products in North America.  
  • Dec 18, 2014
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    Veracruz, Mexico's Museum Naval Reopens With Alcorn McBride Equipment

    The Museo Naval in Veracruz, Mexico recently reopened with a large complement of new audio, video and interactive exhibits powered by Alcorn McBride show controllers, lighting controllers and audio and video players specified and installed by TEDD.
  • Dec 18, 2014
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    Chauvet Professional Meets High Expectations Despite Low Ceiling At 42West

    The Beatles Tribute Show, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah (Y3), made its New York appearance at 42West with the help of the Legend 230SR Beam from CHAUVET Professional.
  • Dec 17, 2014
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    SSL Matrix Used For Recording Much Anticipated New Faith No More Album

    After a 17-year hiatus, seminal American band, Faith No More, are nearing completion of a new album. Bassist and songwriter Billy Gould is also producing the album and has used his SSL Matrix to streamline the recording process. Faith No More are cited by many artists as ground breakers and a key influence thanks to their distinctive sound, explosive energy and fusion of metal with a wide range of other stylistic influences. They have enjoyed huge commercial success, scooped numerous awards and are known for approaching recording and production as a part of their creative process. For this new album, the band members wanted the creative freedom of working in their own private rehearsal space ‘Estudios Koolarrow.’  
  • Dec 17, 2014
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    The Wave Builds With Martin Audio Subs

    The Wave, a Las Vegas based audio production company, recently purchased Martin Audio WS218X subwoofers to provide additional low end reinforcement at live shows and DJ events.
  • Dec 17, 2014
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    Biamp Systems Appoints Alex Kalejs To Growing Global Sales Team

    Kalejs to serve as regional manager for Northwestern North America
  • Dec 17, 2014
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    Clay Paky Fixtures Hit The Road With Fleetwood Mac

    The iconic rock band Fleetwood Mac never stops thinking about tomorrow - and planning their next tour to delight fans.  For their current "On With the Show" tour a complement of Clay Paky A.leda B-EYE K20 LED-based moving lights and Sharpy Wash lights have been specified by lighting designer/production designer Paul "Arlo" Guthrie.    
  • Dec 17, 2014
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    Electrosonic Provides AV Support For The Beyond Rubik’s Cube Traveling Exhibition

    The colorful Rubik’s Cube made its debut 40 years ago and continues to delight and intrigue puzzlers today. A new twist on the puzzle, “Beyond Rubik’s Cube,” opened at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, with audio-visual design, integration and installation by Electrosonic.
  • Dec 17, 2014
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    Chauvet Professional Next NXT-1 Adds Wow Factor To BBC Charity Marathon

    The BBC Children in Need annual marathon TV spectacular adds the ‘wow factor’ with help from a collection of intense fixtures from CHAUVET Professional.
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