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Tulsa Opera’s Baseball-Themed Rigoletto is a Grand Slam with L-Acoustics

04/12/2020 - Production News

USA – Live music has proven it will find a way despite the lockdowns on performances compelled by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the more imaginative examples of this was the 9th October performance of Verdi’s iconic opera Rigoletto by the Tulsa Opera, which was staged at ONEOK Field, home of the Tulsa Drillers minor league baseball team and Double-A Affiliate of the LA Dodgers.

Skoda ENYAQ Estonian Launch Tartu

04/12/2020 - Production News

Estonia – Without making an obvious connection between iconic Czech automotive brand Škoda and a certain leading stage lighting manufacturer based in the Czech Republic, it was great to see Robe on the rig for the Estonian launch of the new Škoda ENYAQ iV all-electric SUV.

Neutrik AG announces the launch of NEUTRIK MINEA, a Milan Certified audio module

04/12/2020 - Equipment News

In February 2020, Neutrik announced the development of Milan audio modules. Now, a few hard months for the industry later, the most recommended connector brand in pro AV announces the launch of the first Milan Certified audio module, MINEA.

New Anolis Lighting Scheme for the Porte de Bourgogne

04/12/2020 - Project News

France – The city of Bordeaux has a new Anolis lighting scheme for its magnificent La Porte de Bourgogne landmark.

PROLIGHTS releases ECL FW ellipsoidal

04/12/2020 - Equipment News

The Italian manufacturer has released its new LED ellipsoidal, the EclProfile FW. This is a high-quality full white LED profile, in tungsten (3,200 Kelvin) and daylight (5,600 Kelvin) variants.

Unusual Rigging appoints Mark Priestley to Board of Directors

04/12/2020 - People News

UK – Unusual Rigging has appointed Mark Priestley to its board of directors. Mark, who is currently head of capital projects at Unusual will build on the company's reputation as a source of independent experience and expertise and develop its consultancy role, offering a one-stop-shop service for capital projects.

Diverse DARTZ shine on August Burns Red “Thrill Seeker” Anniversary Livestream

03/12/2020 - Production News

USA – On Saturday, 14 November, metalcore band August Burns Red celebrated 15 years since release of their debut studio album ‘Thrill Seeker’ with a special livestream performance of the full recording at Rock Lititz Studio near Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Lighting designer David Summers turned to the wide effects options in Elation’s small yet mighty DARTZ 360 narrow-beam mover to light the event. New York-based rental company Squeek Lights supplied the fixtures.

Iconic Sign Shines Again with FloppyFlex

03/12/2020 - Project News

USA – The classic arched front-entry sign of Southgate Shopping Center in Lakeland, Florida, is now shining brightly again, thanks to Firefly FloppyFlex, the high quality, professional LED neon replacement. After being dark for decades, property managers Crossman & Company decided it was time to bring this beloved sign back to life. Retrofitting it with the latest technology, delivering a variety of bright colours and animated looks, promised to re-energise this historic commercial area.

Tapestry Live Studio Calls on Chauvet Professional to Balance Video-Lighting Panorama

03/12/2020 - Production News

UK – For the thousands of fans throughout the UK who viewed the recent Lockdown Bingo Charity show, getting swept up in the immersive panorama supporting the livestream’s performances came quite naturally. And why not? With its seamless flow of brilliant images on its curved video wall working in harmony with vivid, colourful beams that surrounded it, the display immersed with its integrated visuals.

The multi-tool of signal distribution: grandMA3 I/O Node and grandMA3 I/O Node DIN-Rail

03/12/2020 - Equipment News

MA Lighting has now introduced two new tools for signal distribution that will make daily life for every grandMA3 user so much easier.

Yamaha and Bricasti Design Announce Premium Y7 Reverb for RIVAGE PM Digital Mixing Systems

02/12/2020 - Equipment News

Through regular software updates to its RIVAGE PM digital mixing systems, Yamaha is able to bring sound engineers the very best quality and most user-friendly features. The latest of these, to be released with Firmware V4.7 in mid-December, is the premium Y7 reverb, developed in close collaboration with Bricasti Design.

Let the world see you in the best light with Chroma-Q’s Sandi

02/12/2020 - Equipment News

Chroma-Q has announced the release of its new Sandi 1622 video conferencing keylight. It’s soft lens diffusion, large source and adjustable colour temperature means you’ll look your best under any ambient lighting conditions.

Renkus-Heinz’ Iconyx Compact Series “Lengthens” The Line to Bring Highly Intelligible Sound to Larger Spaces

02/12/2020 - Equipment News

USA – Renkus-Heinz, manufacturer of premium professional loudspeakers, has announced the latest products in its new Iconyx Compact Series: the Iconyx Compact 36/3-RN and the 48/3-RN – two solutions that bring the benefits of the Renkus-Heinz’ Iconyx family into an impressively compact and architecturally friendly package.