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Dave Matthews Band Tours with Robe BMFLs

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Dave Matthews Band tours with Robe BMFLs, photo by Adam KaplanOMAHA, NE - Lighting and visuals designer Fenton Williams and co-LD / programmer Aaron Stinebrink again collaborated to produce a new production design – incorporating lighting, set and video - for the current Dave Matthews Band (DMB) U.S. summer tour. For the first time, they specified Robe’s BMFL Spot fixtures, 22 of which are being supplied by the tour’s lighting vendor, Theatrical Media Services (TMS) from Omaha, Nebraska.

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PESA Spotlights Cheetah Flex Hybrid Routing Solution, NewTek Integration at IBC2015

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PESA will demo its new Cheetah Flex hybrid routing environment and integrated NewTek routing solution at IBC2015 (Stand 8.E47), which runs Sept. 11-15 at Amsterdam RAI.

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival Includes 'Animotion' Pairing Live Music, Digital Art

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival Includes 'Animotion' Pairing Live Music, Digital Art. Photo by Ross AshtonEDINBURGH - The latest AniMotion live painting, digital art and music show is being presented by Aurora Nova at George Herriot’s School as part of the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The power of original painting created in real-time and projected onto architecture accompanied by live music is a collaboration between projection artist Ross Ashton, percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and visual artist and painter Maria Rud.

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Bandit Lites Supplies Chauvet Professional Legend 230SR Beams for Toby Keith Tour

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For Toby Keith's 2015 'Good Times and Pick Up Lines' tour, which runs from May 29-Sept. 26, production designers Seth Jackson and Elizabeth O'Keefe (TPI, St. Louis) used Chauvet Professional Legend 230SR Beams supplied by Bandit Lites to light a series of pantographs to give the production a sleek, high-tech look.CHARLOTTE, NC – For Toby Keith's 2015 'Good Times and Pick Up Lines' tour, which runs from May 29-Sept. 26, production designers Seth Jackson and Elizabeth O'Keefe (TPI, St. Louis) used Chauvet Professional Legend 230SR Beams supplied by Bandit Lites to light a series of pantographs to give the production a sleek, high-tech look.

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Current RMS - Cloud Rental Software

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Current RMS - Cloud Rental SoftwareCurrent RMS is cloud-based rental management software designed specifically for rental businesses in the AV, Production and Events sectors and lets users create proposals, send invoices, keep track of inventory and coordinate logistics. The cloud-based system provides the freedom to manage your rental business from any device and location, with the ability to access and use vital rental processes outside of an office environment, instantly improving customer response rates.

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Colour Sound Lights 2015 Secret Garden Party with Close to 500 Moving Lights

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Colour Sound Lights 2015 Secret Garden Party with Close to 500 Moving Lights. Photo of Zola Blood by Danny NorthHUNTINGDON, U.K. - Colour Sound Experiment continued its frenetic 2015 summer festival season supplying lighting to 12 major stages, 24 smaller performance areas and 8 bars at the 2015 Secret Garden Party (SGP) event staged in Abbots Ripton near Huntingdon, UK. Colour Sound’s crew of 22 were chiefed by James Hinde and Alex Ryan. Robe, Clay Paky, SGM, Chauvet and other fixtures were controlled with Avolites consoles. Colour Sound also provided its own Green Hippo controlled BT-6 6 mm LED screens for the festival.

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A.C.T Lighting Promotes Ryan Hindinger to Director of Sales Logistics

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A.C.T Lighting Promotes Ryan Hindinger to Director of Sales LogisticsLOS ANGELES – A.C.T Lighting, Inc. promoted Ryan Hindinger to director of sales logistics, a new position.  Hindinger, a 2006 graduate of Loyola College in Maryland with a B.A. in English Literature and Theater, began his career in sales with A.C.T Lighting in 2007.

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North Carolina’s Raleigh First Assembly Church Gets All LED Elation Lighting Package

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North Carolina’s Raleigh First Assembly Church Gets All LED Elation Lighting PackageRALEIGH, NC - CSD Group, Inc., a design/build AVL firm based in Fort Wayne, IN, turned to an all LED Elation lighting package for a new large worship space for Raleigh First Assembly Church. A major renovation of a building previously used as a manufacturing facility, the 1,600-seat worship space houses more than 100 Elation fixtures.

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LD Pelle Larsson's Design for 'Let’s Dance' in Sweden Includes Robe Pointes

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For the 10th anniversary edition of Let's Dance in Sweden, LD Pelle Larsson's lighting design included 24 Robe Pointes. Photo by Louise SticklandSTOCKHOLM, Sweden - For the 10th anniversary edition of Let's Dance in Sweden, LD Pelle Larsson's lighting design included 24 Robe Pointe moving lights installed in prominent positions around the dance floor and amidst the orchestra. Pelle Larsson worked on the project with others at LD Sweden including daughter Kim and son Rasmus. Another son, Robin, was overseeing lighting for an antiques quiz show, Gladiators for TV4, which was being recorded elsewhere. Also working for Pelle Larsson's company, LD Sweden, is Daniel de Sivo.

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“Electric Tundra” EDM Concert at the University at Buffalo Features PixelFLEX FLEXCurtain HD

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FLEXCurtain HD from PixelFLEX to be a good fit for the needs of Electric Tundra, an EDM concert staged at the University of Buffalo’s Center for the Arts. The event, featuring Bingo Players, 3LAU and DNNYD, included a 20-by-eight-foot video wall.BUFFALO, NY – Katie Gilliland, production manager at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts, found FLEXCurtain HD from PixelFLEX to be a good fit for the needs of “Electric Tundra," an EDM concert featuring Bingo Players, 3LAU and DNNYD. Along with brightness and resolution, she cited the rigging advantages of the lightweight panels, noting that the 20’ x 8’ video wall used for the 6,500-seat arena weighed only 250 pounds.

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