ArKaos CEO Marco Hinic on the left with Tim Van Den Eede, Anolis MD
ArKaos CEO Marco Hinic on the left with Tim Van Den Eede, Anolis MD

Anolis and ArKaos Announce Partnership

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Architectural LED lighting manufacturer Anolis and real-time visual processing technology provider ArKaos announce an innovative collaboration which will see the two brands working together on several future product developments. This will result in benefits to lighting and media designers and concept agencies working with ArKaos and Anolis.

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Mary Luther joins Lex Products as Director of Process Improvement
Mary Luther joins Lex Products as Director of Process Improvement

Lex Welcomes Mary Luther as Director of Process Improvement

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Lex Products, LLC announces that Mary Luther has joined us as Director of Process Improvement. Luther comes to Lex from Draper of Cambridge, MA, an R&D company focused on advanced technological solutions for the world’s most challenging and important problems. At Draper, Luther served in management positions in Supply Chain and Contracts. She also served as the Interim Director of Ethics and Compliance.

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IATSE 125th Anniversary History Video

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As the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) celebrate their 125th Anniversary, they have created a short video reflecting on the history of the organization. Since their founding in 1893, the strength and solidarity of their members has bettered the lives of many workers throughout the entertainment industry.{youtube}v=8uJVKYsEfmY{/youtube}

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Neil Simon
Neil Simon

Broadway to Dim its Lights In Memory of Legendary Playwright Neil Simon

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On Sunday August 26th, the theater community was saddened to hear of the loss of Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, librettist, lyricist, producer, and theater owner/operator Neil Simon, who passed away at age 91. He died due to complications from pneumonia. In respect and recognition of his immense contribution to theater, and his Broadway history the lights on the Great White Way will go dark on Aug. 30 at exactly 6:45 p.m. ET for one minute.  

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Why you need to double mic
Why you need to double mic

The Point Source Audio Sounding Board: Why You Need Double Mics

Point Source Audio Sounding Board

Want to lose the interest of your audience and get off track? Mess with your microphone! If you’d rather stay on-message and keep the audience rapt, you are going to want a double mic setup. But that doesn’t mean that you actually have to carry an extra microphone around in your pocket. Here’s why you need a redundant microphone setup and how to set it up.

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Fame performed at Loughborough Town Hall and lit with LED luminaires from CHAUVET
Fame performed at Loughborough Town Hall and lit with LED luminaires from CHAUVET

Loughborough Town Hall Opts for LED Lighting Focused on Energy Savings

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An Elvis tribute one week, an appearance by the Russian National Ballet the next, followed by a comedy show after that. Although Loughborough is a small town, its 58,000 residents never want for entertainment options, thanks to their thriving entertainment center. Built in 1855 as a corn exchange, the stately structure has morphed into one of the UK’s most diverse performance venues with a 522-seat theatre and space for meetings and receptions.

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The Jeff Awards celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2018
The Jeff Awards celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2018

Jeff Awards Equity Nominations for Chicago Theater Announced

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Twenty-four world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards. A total of 178 nominations were made in 31 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2017 and July 31, 2018. This year’s Ceremony celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Jeff Awards.

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