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St. Petersburg Ice Show Lit with Martin Gear

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Euroshow provided Martin fixtures to light an ice show at Yubileny Sport PalaceST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Euroshow provided Martin fixtures to light an ice show at Yubileny Sport Palace here. The show, which referenced the concurrent 2014 Paralympic Games, was held before the final stage of the Torch Relay. LD Alexey Yevstifeyev used 20 MAC Viper Profiles, 12 Atomic 3000 DMX strobes, 20 RUSH MH3 Beams, 48 MAC 101s and 20 MAC 2000 Wash XB fixtures.

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Kings of Leon Tour with XL-Supplied Radiant MC-18 Hybrid LED Screen

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Kings of Leon Tour with XL Video-Supplied Radiant MC-18 Hybrid LED ScreenNEW ORLEANS — Production designer Paul Normandale specified XL Video-supplied Radiant MC-18 Hybrid LED screen for the 74 by 38 foot (WxH) stage backdrop Kings of Leon’s Mechanical Bull tour, which had an extended run of North American shows that will wrap up at the Smoothie King Center here April 11. The tour marked the first time the LED video gear was used in the U.S.

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Video of the Week: Ayrton at Prolight + Sound

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Martin Names Earpro Distributor for Lighting Products in Spain

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From left: Eduard Baró, Sales Manager, Martin Professional Iberia, Miguel Mezquita, Managing Director, Earpro, Fernando Moya, Key Account Manager, Martin Professional Iberia and Pere Castro, Business Corporate Manager, EarproBARCELONA, Spain — Harman’s Martin Professional named Earpro, based here, as its distributor in Spain. Earpo, a member of Harman’s distributor network for audio products since 1988, will work to expand the sales and distribution of Martin Professional products in the Spanish entertainment lighting market. Pictured here, from left, are Harman and Earpro officials including Eduard Baro, Miguel Mezquita, Fernando Moya and Pere Castro. Add a comment

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LMG Wins AV Contract at OCCC for Fourth Term

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The LMG OCCC Team, from left: Kevin Lewis (Technician), Jeff Shaffer (Accounts Manager), Sarah Maguffey (Admin Assistant), Stephen Presti (Regional Manager), Angelo Irizarry (Operations Supervisor), Terry Shaw (Technician), and Mark Thompson (Account Executive)ORLANDO — LMG, a national provider of video, audio, and lighting gear and services with offices here, recently regained the contract as the onsite, preferred AV supplier at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) here — a fourth term. Pictured here is LMG’s OCCC team. Add a comment

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Sagebrush Community Church Installs 100 Elation EPV762 Video Panels

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Stephen MacAurther, VAST lighting systems designer and engineer, steered the church toward Elation EPV762 video panels. ALBUQUERQUE, NM — For a new worship center that is part of  Sagebrush Community Church, based here, church leaders turned to VAST Technologies, Inc. for a high resolution LED video screen. Stephen MacAurther, VAST lighting systems designer and engineer, steered the church toward Elation EPV762 video panels. The 100 panels are set up as two 50-panel walls, each measuring 10 by 5 feet (WxH). Add a comment

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Elton John AIDs Foundation Fundraiser Gets Lighting Assist from 4Wall LA

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Elton John AIDs Foundation Oscars Party Gets Lighting Assist from 4Wall LAHOLLYWOOD PARK, CA — The 22nd annual Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) Academy Awards Viewing Party, which raised $5.1 million for the fight against AIDS, was lit with gear provided in part by 4Wall Los Angeles. The Viewing Party featured a 5-course dinner prepared by Chef Gordon Ramsay as well as a stage performance by singer / songwriter Ed Sheeran. The gear from 4Wall LA that was used to light the stage performance included ETC Source Four Lekos and Jarag Par 30 fixtures.

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Green Hippo Names Luzeiro Hippotizer Distributor in Portugal

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ALFRAGIDE, Portugal — Green Hippo recently named Luzeiro, based here, as the company’s exclusive Hippotizer distributor in Portugal. Founded in 1981, Luziero is involved in the theatre, dance and TV markets. Luziero works with partners in sound, video and cinema to fulfill their lighting needs. Add a comment

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LRLR Raffle and Auction Raise Funds for BTS at USITT

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Long Reach Long Riders held a raffle at USITT to benefit Behind the Scenes, a charity that helps behind the scenes workers struggling with hardships.FORT WORTH, TX — The Long Reach Long Riders celebrated their 11th ride with a raffle and live auction to benefit Behind the Scenes during the USITT Conference here in late March. Sales of raffle tickets, some key donations, and BTS and LRLR-branded swag raised just over $12,000 for the charity.

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Sew What? YouTube Channel to Feature Lesser-Known Musicians

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RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, CA — Megan Duckett, president of Sew What? Inc., notes that while the company’s websites have highlighted the use of the company's products by big-name artists — including, for 2013, Rod Stewart, Sheryl Crow, Kelly Clarkson, John Mayer, Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, James Taylor, and Alice in Chains — the company plans to feature talented but lesser-known artists in its 2014 marketing efforts, starting with guitarist Rich Cole and his latest recording, “The 13th Hour.”

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