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Painting With Light Plays Key Role on Plopsa Theatre Project

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Painting With Light Worked on Plopsa Theatre ProjectDE PANNE, Belgium — For  the new 1,400-seat Plopsa Theatre within the coastal Plopsaland de Panne theme park and business center in Belgium’s West-Flanders province, Genk, Belgium-based Painting With Light (PWL) designed custom architectural lighting system for the theatre’s interior, exterior, foyer and house. PWL also consulted on the stage lighting system design.

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Vina del Mar Festival in Chile Lit with Robe Fixtures

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Vina del Mar Festival in Chile Lit with Robe FixturesVINA DEL MAR, Chile — The 55th edition of the Viña del Mar International Song Festival in Chile was staged here in Chile’s Valparaíso region. The six-night event, which featured Ricky Martin, Laura Pausini, La Ley, Ana Gabriel, Carlos Vives, Rod Stewart and other artists, was staged at Quinta Vergara amphitheatre and lit with 48 of Robe’s Robin Pointes provided by Santiago-based Producciones Órbita. Add a comment

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Rose Bruford Concert Lighting Project Includes Robe, Avolites Gear

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Rose Bruford Concert Lighting Project Includes Robe, Avolites Gear. Photo by Christine HollowayKENT, U.K. — For “The Concert Lighting Project,” a hands-on educational module offered to lighting design students at Rose Bruford, a theatre and performance college based here, LD Dave “Bickie” Lee and program director Hansjorg Schmidt secured Robe and Avolites gear, working with Siyan, Robe UK and Avolites. Add a comment

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Euroshow Includes Martin Fixtures in Rig for Holiday Production in Moscow

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MOSCOW — In conjunction with the beginning of Russia’s longest school holiday, Moscow’s Olympisky Arena hosted a two-week children’s project, Circus of Ded Moroz – 2 (Father Frost’s Circus), at the end of December 2013. Euroshow and LD Alexey Zhuravlev included Harman's Martin lighting fixtures to surround a large Christmas tree at the event.

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Bastille Tour LD Relies upon Avolites and Avolites Media Gear

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LD Jamie Thompson is using an Avolites and Avolites Media system for U.K.-based rockers Bastille's tour.CALGARY, AB, Canada - LD Jamie Thompson is using an Avolites and Avolites Media system for U.K.-based rockers Bastille's tour. Thompson is using Avolites Sapphire Touch as his main control console, with backup console Avolites Tiger Touch Pro. For the show's projection mapping Thompson specified two Avolites Media Ai Infinity 4 Media Servers, one main and one backup, with full redundancy at every point.

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Meizhou Dongpo Turns to LEDSource for First U.S. Restaurant's Lighting Design

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LOS ANGELES - For its first restaurant in the U.S., Meizhou Dongpo Chinese Restaurant worked with LED Source's Gavin Cooper and Lee Braddock on a design that turns ceilings and walls into expressive canvases of color. The design scheme also incorporates 475 lit vases set in glass-lined cubby holes along interior walls.

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Winter Paralympics Ceremony Rig Includes Clay Paky B-Eye, Other Gear

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Winter Paralympics Ceremony Rig Includes Clay Paky B-Eye, Other GearSOCHI, Russia - For the Winter Paralympic Games, LD Durham Marenghi used a lighting rig originally specified for the Winter Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies to create a dramatic new design. “Most of the equipment was supplied and installed by PRG and the system already, included a large array of Sharpys and Sharpy Washes. We added some Clay Paky Alpha Profile 1500 and A.leda B-Eye K10 for specific tasks in the Paralympics,” he said.

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Estonian TV Song Competition Lit with Robe Fixtures

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LD Rene Johve's design for The Song of Estonia competition, whose winner represents the country in the Eurovision Song Contest, used more 80 Robe moving lights, including 32 Robin PointesTALLINN, Estonia - LD Rene Johve's design for The Song of Estonia competition, whose winner represents the country in the Eurovision Song Contest, used more 80 Robe moving lights, including 32 Robin Pointes. The Pointes were used to create the core look and feel of most of the major lighting scenes in conjunction with the set lighting. 

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Clay Paky’s Pasquale Quadri Receives 2014 MIPA/PIPA Lifetime Achievement Award

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Clay Paky’s Pasquale Quadri Receives 2014 MIPA/PIPA Lifetime Achievement AwardFRANKFURT, Germany — Pasquale Quadri, founder and chairman of Bergamo-based Clay Paky SpA, received the lifetime achievement prize at the MIPA/PIPA awards on March 13 during Prolight + Sound.

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New Club in Melbourne, Australia Installs Martin Rush Fixtures

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MELBOURNE, Australia - The Emerson, an entertainment venue here that offers patrons dining, drinking and dancing options, is also adding visual flash with Martin Rush lighting fixtures sourced via Australian distributor Show Technology. South West Solutions designed and installed a system that includes six MH2 Wash, four MH1 Profile and four MH3 Beam fixtures, with a control solution that includes Martin M-PC V3 controller software accessed via a touch screen along with a M2PC control surface for live control.

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