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Queen of Country pop, Shania Twain, is hitting the road with her fast, exciting and everchanging stage show. The constant motion and changing looks on stage are aided and abetted by Ayrton’s MagicPanel™-602 fixtures. Creative director and lighting designer Rob Sinclair, and lighting director Michael Straun were very specific in

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Electronic music star SoDown celebrated the release of his new single with backto- back release party shows at the Aggie and Fox Theatres. Joining him on the trip to the northern Colorado foothills were Max Koehler and Ryan Warffuel of Antic Studios. This synergy was on full display in the

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The Warfield Theatre in downtown San Francisco has upgraded its stage lighting with the new Philips Vari-Lite VLZ Spot fixture, plus wash lights from Signify’s Showline range. The choice of the VLZ Spots, along with the SL BEAM 500fx and 300fx wash fixtures, meets all these criteria and is paying multiple dividends

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Lighting designer Nathan Brittain from LD Systems chose to work nearly 250 Robe moving lights on his rig for the 2018 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (HLSR) live entertainment stage in the NRG Stadium in Houston. LD Systems, also based in Houston, delivered technical design, live sound, concert lighting, HD

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San Diego Padres pitcher Trevor Hoffman was recently inducted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame as one of the most dominant closers of all time. The celebration continued a few weeks later at the Padres’ home field, Petco Park, when the star pitcher was honored after a game with a

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Church of the Highlands recently updated their main Birmingham facility with a complete lighting package by HARMAN Professional Solutions, comprised entirely of Martin fixtures. With technology playing an integral role in creating meaningful worship experiences for the church’s thousands of members across separate locations, church leaders wanted to ensure high

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The Foo Fighters recently wound down their 18-month Concrete and Gold world tour at BottleRock Festival in Napa Valley “I think we’ve done somewhere around 120 shows all told,” says the band’s long-term lighting designer and director, Dan Hadley. Foo Fighters are well known for the length and dynamism of

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Lighting designer Pryderi Baskerville has worked for Roger Waters since 2013 and as LD / lighting director / lighting programmer for his Us+Them world tour. Pryderi has one of the most demanding lighting briefs in the industry, as well as the pleasure of working with a highly talented and focused

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John Garberson of Creative BackStage, who has been involved in Tempe’s 4th of July fireworks festival’s stage show for 18 years, knows how to handle the setting’s natural elements. He convinced the festival’s organizers to switch from a motorized roof to a Stageline to account for sudden desert storms, and

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