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PRG Provides Lighting, Rigging and Crew Solution for Arcade Fire at Earls Court

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PRG Provides Lighting, Rigging and Crew Solution for Arcade Fire at Earls Court LONDON — PRG UK worked with Arcade Fire's design team and touring and production management to supply the lighting, rigging and crew package for the indie rockers' headline European Tour, including their shows at Earls Court in June.

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Jakarta’s Colosseum Club Relies on Madrix LED Control Solution

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Jakarta’s Colosseum Club Relies on Madrix LED Control SolutionJAKARTA, Indonesia – With a footprint exceeding 10,000 square feet (1,000 square meters) and a 50+-foot ceiling (16 meters), the Colosseum Club lives up to its name in terms of sheer size. To add new energy inside, club operators 1001 have relocated their operation within the space, and LEDsControl provided an elaborate lighting design that relies on a Madrix LED control solution. Add a comment

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Gary Barlow U.K. Arena Tour Rig Includes Clay Paky B-EYE, Sharpy Wash Fixtures

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LD Tim Routledge used 46 A.Leda B-EYE K20 fixtures and 20 Sharpy Wash luminaires from Clay Paky, supplied via Neg Earth, for Gary Barlow's March-April 2014 UK tour.LONDON — For a 17-date solo swing through U.K./Ireland arenas in April and March, Take That frontman Gary Barlow supported his late 2013 album, Since I Saw You Last. The visuals centered on a 100-foot-wide video screen, with added flash from the lighting rig. LD Tim Routledge used 46 A.Leda B-EYE K20 fixtures and 20 Sharpy Wash luminaires from Clay Paky, supplied via Neg Earth. Add a comment

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Clay Paky Hosts A Workshop and Lighting Contest For Young Designers

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Clay Paky Hosts A Workshop And Lighting Contest For Young Designers

SERIATE, Itay - Clay Paky, based here, hosted a workshop attended by 35 budding lighting designers July 7-8. Along with console operation and moving light control, the event included a tour of Clay Paky's manufacturing and R&D facilities. Clay Paky also hosted a contest for the participants, and six of the aspiring LDs were chosen to lend their skills to the Tones on the Stones theatre/music festival set for July 17-20.

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UEP's Chilfest 2014 Rig Includes New SGM Fixtures

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UEP’s Chilfest 2014 Rig Includes New SGM Fixtures. Photo by Louise SticklandTRING, U.K. - Returning for a second year to the picturesque Hertfordshire, UK countryside, Chilfest 2014 took place here July 4-6. Staged by by production company Universal Event Productions, UEP took the opportunity to showcase a number of new fixtures from its inventory including SGM’s SP-6 SixPack pixel blinders, XC-5 RGB color strobes, P-5 wash lights and G-Spot profiles. The six SGM SP-6 SixPack pixel blinders were installed downstage and used for audience illumination and 10 new SGM XC-5 RGB LED strobes were rigged above and used for classic strobe effects as well as floods.

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Vienna Philharmonic's Summer Night Concert Lit with Robe Fixtures

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Summer Night Concert at Palace in Vienna Lit with Robe FixturesVIENNA, Austria - For the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra's 2014 Summer Night Concert, staged on the grounds of Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace on May 29, LD Helmut Krammer used Robe fixtures to light four key areas - the main stage; the flower beds left and right of the main stage; the Neptunbrunnen Fountains at the back of the stage and the Gloriette structure, located at the top of the hill directly behind the stage location.

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"Stravaganza 2014 Water in Art" Production Tours Argentina with D.T.S. Gear

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altBUENOS AIRES — “Stravaganza 2014 Water in Art,” which is touring Argentina and neighboring Uruguay and Paraguay this year, features a lighting design by Ariel "El Gato" Ponce that includes XR1200 Wash moving heads from D.T.S. Lighting. Ariel Diwan and Flavio Mendoza are also playing key roles with the elaborate production. Add a comment

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Riedel Supports EU Parliament Election Proceedings with MediorNet Network, Artist Intercom System

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Riedel Supports EU Parliament Election Proceedings with MediorNet Network, Artist Intercom SystemBRUSSELS - Riedel Communications supplied the European Parliament with a large-scale MediorNet real-time media network and Artist digital matrix intercom system for the 2014 European Parliament elections held here May 22-25, 2014. The installation provided a redundant network for HD video, audio, and broadcast-quality intercom signal management, routing, and processing for the once-every-five-years EU elections.

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In Extremo Tour LD Stephan "Faren" Matern Turns to Clay Paky Gear

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For German rockers In Extremo, LD Stephan BERLIN, Germany – For German rockers In Extremo, LD Stephan "Faren" Matern turned to a range of fixtures far newer than the musical instruments the band members typically play on tour. On the band’s recent Kunstraub tour, Alpha Spot QWO 800 STs and Clay Paky Sharpy Beams lit performers using the 12th century shawm (a woodwind instrument), the Renaissance-era cittern, the hammered dulcimer and other vintage instruments.

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Light Image Design Team Using Robe Gear for Various Shows

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From left, Renzo Hagel, Jeroen van der Velden and Bas van der Poel.UTRECHT, The Netherlands - Light Image, a lighting design firm based here, has been working increasingly with Robe products. The company includes three core people (pictured here L-R): Renzo Hagel (LD / operator) Jeroen Van Der Velden (media servers / technical drawing specialist) and Bas van der Poel (LD). They have been using Robe products on many of their recent shows.

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