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Tamia Performs in Johannesburg with Versatile Looks from Robe Fixtures

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Tamia Performs in Johannesburg with Versatile Looks from Robe FixturesJOHANNESBURG - LD Magz Schoeman used Robe moving lights at the core of the rig for Canadian singer Tamia's two shows staged at the Carnival City Big Top Arena here. Schoeman used six new Pointes, eight LEDBeam 100s, eight LEDWash 300s, four LEDWash 600s and six MMX Spots – all from Robe’s ROBIN range – for a variety of looks that flowed from a blend of genres ranging from R&B to pop, hip hop, soul, gospel and jazz.

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Clay Paky B-EYEs, Other Fixtures Light U.K TV Program, "Soccer AM"

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Clay Paky B-EYEs, Other Fixtures Light U.K TV Program, LONDON - LD Malcolm Reed included Clay Paky Sharpys, Nexus 4x4s, Jarag-L’s and the A.leda B-EYE K20 in the design for Soccer AM, a British Saturday-morning soccer-based comedy/talk show that airs on the Sky Sports 2 network. In addition to the weekly TV show, Soccer AM also hosted a live event with performances from legends Soul II Soul and rapper Tinchy Stryder.

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U.K.'s Utopium Invests In SGM X-5 and P-5 Fixtures

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U.K. Production Company Utopium Invests In SGM X-5 and  P-5 Fixtures. They were used for the Bristol Summer Series of shows, pictured here.BRISTOL, U.K. - Utopium, a lighting production and installation company based here and London, recently invested in a range of SGM fixtures including the P-5 (LED wash light) and X-5 (LED strobe). The new inventory was soon deployed on a major series of open air concerts for the Bristol Summer Series for Metropolis Music, pictured here.

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Romania’s Bergenbier Friendship Tour Rig Includes SGM Gear

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Romania’s Bergenbier Friendship Tour Rig Includes SGM GearROMANIA - Seeking the most sustainable technology to support the Bergenbier Friendship Tour, production company FIVE’S chose SGM lighting including six SGM G-Spot moving heads, four P-5 wash lights, 12 X-5 white LED strobes and 12 SixPack blinders. “Our choice is based on the advantages of a longer fixture lifetime and less maintenance, brighter colors and low energy consumption,” said Andrei Popea.

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Ultima Studios Gear Up For African Reality Shows With PR Lighting

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TV production company Ultima Studios is responsible for producing it's own original content including two reality shows, MTN Project Fame West Africa and a franchise of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. As a premium media production organization they rely on their own production inventory to service their studio work — and this includes nearly 50 discharge and LED moving heads from PR Lighting.


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Neil Young Concert Canceled Amid Middle East Strife, Rocket Fears

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TEL AVIV — A concert featuring Neil Young and Crazy Horse that was expected to draw more than 30,000 to Hayarkon Park here July 17 was canceled on July 13 by Israeli authorities. Police cited safety risks from a possible rocket attack from the Gaza Strip as the reason for the cancellation. Add a comment

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Temple Media Boosts Tall Ships With PR Lighting Products

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PR Lighting and Temple Media teamed up to provide all staging and technical infrastructure for the SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta Constanta 2014. The lighting design incorporated PR Lighting's XR 200 Beam and XLED 1037 wash lights. “The artists’ production teams were delighted by our choice of lights — particularly the XR 200 Beams,” said Dan Chiorcioiu. “In fact they told us these beams were so bright and powerful that they could be seen way out at sea, like a light from a lighthouse.”

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Clay Paky B-EYE Creates Spectacular Looks for Postgirobygget

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LD Petter Nilssen used 12 Clay Paky B-EYE K20s on his vibrant lighting design for Norwegian pop-stars Postgirobygget.

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Painting With Light Illuminates the Spektakel Musical

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MECHELEN, BelgiumPainting With Light provided the lighting for Spektakel Musical, which commemorates the death and destruction of the First World War which started a century ago in 1914. Virtual wing space with light curtains were created to conceal mobile scenery trucks offstage. The same concept is used to mask off different depths along the performance space as the location of the action shifts up and down the hall. There is a left and right vertical light curtain and four horizontal ones made up from a total of 465 Vari*Lite V*L5s and 28 bars of four ACLs.

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The Prodigy at Sonisphere Lit with HSL-supplied Gear

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STEVENAGE, U.K. - Lighting rental company HSL supplied an extensive lighting package – including 140 new Philips Nitro LED strobes along with 60 Robe LEDBeam 100s – for the Prodigy at Sonisphere 2014, which was held in Knebworth Park here this year. The lighting rig, which includes  complements the "aircraft hangar" look created by show designer Andy Hurst. He also deployed that look for the band's New Years Eve show at London's O2 Arena earlier this year.

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