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X-Factor Live Tour Rig Includes Robert Juliat Followspots

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X-Factor Live Tour Rig Includes Robert Juliat FollowspotsLONDON —For the seven-week X-Factor Live UK arena tour, which featured live performances by the top eight finalists from the 2013 series, the visuals included two video walls and 59 Clay Paky Sharpys. With all that luminous firepower, the production needed an even brighter followspot. LD Jonathan Rouse chose five Robert Juliat Lancelots, a 4000W HTI discharge unit, and a Robert Juliat Manon as a truss spot.

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Wedding Reception Venue in Israel Installs Robe Pointes, Other Fixtures

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Baya’ar, a wedding venue situated in a wooded area in this Tel Aviv suburb, is making use of a new lighting rig that includes 84 Robe Pointes and eight LEDWash 600sHADERA, Israel - Baya’ar, a wedding venue situated in a wooded area in this Tel Aviv suburb, is making use of a new lighting rig that includes 84 Robe Pointes and eight LEDWash 600s for lavish events that can include up to 1,000 guests. Robe’s Israel-based distributor, Danor, provided the gear.

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Leader Light at Light+Building 2014

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FRANKFURT, Germany - Leader Light noted its participation during the six-day Light+Building trade exhibition here, which overlapped with Prolight+Sound. "We decided to change the stand design and used a green color, which evokes eco and energy-saving lighting," said managing director Julius Szaraz.

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Robe Announces Technical Partnership with RADA

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As a partner with London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Robe will be supplying technical equipment and resources to the Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre, the George Bernard Shaw Theatre and the John Gielgud Theatre, all in RADA’s central London buildings. The equipment includes DLS Profiles, DLF Washes and LEDWash600s, together with two of the new MMX Blades – all from Robe’s ROBIN series.

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More than 18,000 Buyers take in Spring Lighting Fair in Hong Kong

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HONG KONG - More than 18,000 buyers from 112 countries attended the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair. The four-day exhibition (April 6-9) drew nearly 1,100 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions, a new exhibitor record for the fair.

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Stage Electrics Delivers Bespoke Solutions to Guildhall School of Music & Drama’s Milton Court

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UK – Stage Electrics recently delivered the lighting, audio and video systems to Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music and Drama’s state-of-the-art facility. Stage Electrics supplied, installed and commissioned the lighting, audio and video infrastructure venue-wide which includes dimmer racks, data distribution, paging and show relay, plus custom-manufactured stage management desks, facility panels, lighting bars, ‘raceways’ and loose equipment.

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Sanremo Music Festival Lit with 200+ Robe Fixtures

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The production’s director of photography, Marco Lucarelli, specified the lights in the rig for the Teatro Ariston, which included more than 200 Robe moving lightsSAN REMO, Italy — The Sanremo Music Festival, broadcast live by Italian TV station Rai 1 since the mid-1950s, is widely considered to be the precursor to Eurovision Song Contest. It has also launched the career of a long roster of internationally known vocalists including Andrea Bocelli.

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All Time Low LD Jeff Maker Uses Robe Fixtures for U.K. Tour

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All Time Low LD Jeff Maker Uses Robe Fixtures for U.K. TourLONDON - For American punk pop band All Time Low's recent U.K. tour, Boston-based LD Jeff Maker specified more than 80 moving lights from Robe. The rig included 54 Pointes, 12 LEDWash 600s and 12 LEDBeam 100s, all from Robe’s Robin range. Maker credited the gear for helping meet the challenge of scaling the light show to different-sized venues.

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LD Davy Sherwin Uses HSL-Supplied Gear for Foals Tour

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OXFORD, U.K. - An evolution of their summer festival floor lighting package, the design for The Foals current world tour relied exclusively on lighting and lasers. The starting point for the design was the entwined cobra / Buddha backdrop created by Leif Podhaksky. HSL supplied the equipment to bring LD Davy Sherwin's vision to life.

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Clay Paky Technology Supports Lighting Design

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In cooperation with the Italian Lighting Designers Network, Clay Paky makes the Ventura Lambrate district shine during Milan Design Week with a series of temporary lighting installations. The NaturaLED lighting itinerary aims to guide visitors through a true lighting experience involving variations in light intensity and color. 

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