(L to R) Todd Mertzel, Brad Hafer, and Brett Puwalski take on new roles at 4Wall
(L to R) Todd Mertzel, Brad Hafer, and Brett Puwalski take on new roles at 4Wall

Personnel Addition and Promotions at 4Wall Entertainment

Michael Eddy

4Wall Entertainment announces the return of industry veteran Todd Mertzel as well as the promotions of Brad Hafer and Brett Puwalski. With 4Wall’s rapid and significant growth this year, these changes will immediately impact their dynamic and ever-expanding national sales team.

Add a comment
Read more
In The Heights, lit by Lighting Designer Cory Pattak at the Olney Theatre
In The Heights, lit by Lighting Designer Cory Pattak at the Olney Theatre

LD Cory Pattak Runs Colors Through "In The Heights"

Michael Eddy

Lighting Designer, Cory Pattak never ceases to be awed by the sunsets over Manhattan. “You find yourself swearing ‘this can’t be real,’” said the New York-based lighting designer. “All those pinks, oranges and purples… that can only exist in an Instagram filter, right? But your eyes don’t lie. This is how days often end in Manhattan. I used to be afraid that if I put those colors on stage, it would look too unreal.” 

{youtube}v=rn1lXCDoSn4{/youtube}

Add a comment
Read more
The Artiste Dali with its with new LED / Laser Phosphor light engine from Elation Professional
The Artiste Dali with its with new LED / Laser Phosphor light engine from Elation Professional

See What all the Talk is About at Elation LDI Booth 2315

Michael Eddy

Elation Professional will be carrying momentum to LDI Booth 2315 in Las Vegas, where the company will again be a Front Row sponsor of LDI 2017. The Elation booth will give lighting professionals the opportunity to see for themselves what the buzz around Elation’s latest award-winning luminaires is all about.

Add a comment
Read more
The HDL30-A line array speaker from RCF
The HDL30-A line array speaker from RCF

RCF Introduces New HDL30-A Line Array at LDI Live Outside 2017

Michael Eddy

RCF announces the introduction of the new HDL30-A line array with a product demonstration scheduled for the LDI Live Outside portion of the LDI convention November 18-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. The HDL30-A is the latest addition to the RCF HDL line array family. Touted as, “a lightweight champion with an impressive punch,” it is a compact bi-amped two-way active tour-grade system for medium to large events, both indoors and outdoors.

Add a comment
Read more
ESTA
ESTA

International Code of Practice for Entertainment Rigging Now Available

Michael Eddy

ESTA and PLASA announce the release of an International Code of Practice for Entertainment Rigging (ICOPER) which is available as a free download. In response to calls from the international entertainment rigging community, rigging professionals from around the globe came together to create ICOPER to promote awareness and safety worldwide by providing a model code of practice with a focus on arena rigging. However, this Code of Practice is applicable to all event production rigging disciplines.

Add a comment
Read more
The newly renovated Pontiac Little Art Theatre features a new sound system that serves a variety of uses in the space
The newly renovated Pontiac Little Art Theatre features a new sound system that serves a variety of uses in the space

Historic Venue Stages Restoration

Michael Eddy

The newest community development in the revitalization of Pontiac, MI comes in the shape of a community theatre space. Pontiac's Little Art Theatre, affectionately known as the "PLAT", has been renovated and is ready to be used by theatre and dance groups, musicians, for corporate meetings, showers, movies, or anyone needing a unique venue.

Add a comment
Read more
Avolites and Group One invite you to see what's new at LDI. Stop by their booth, #2115
Avolites and Group One invite you to see what's new at LDI. Stop by their booth, #2115

Avolites and Group One to Unveil Ai v10.1 at LDI 2017

Michael Eddy

Avolites will be joining with its U.S. distributor, Group One Limited, at this year's LDI exhibition in Las Vegas, NV. Avolites and Group One team members, located in Booth #2115, will be ready to show visitors the very latest developments from the Avolites control and Ai media server product ranges. LDI 2017 will see the official release of the latest version of Avolites Ai media server software. Ai v10.1 continues to build on the freshly redesigned Ai user interface and introduces a variety of powerful new features for all Ai users.

Add a comment
Read more
Broadway Green Alliance
Broadway Green Alliance

Apply for a NYC Theatre Greening Grant

Michael Eddy

The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) announces the 2017-2018 New York City Theatre Greening Grants. The BGA has committed $7,500 to this program, and will fund grants of up to $750 for projects that will increase energy efficiency, conserve resources, or showcase a commitment to green practices in the Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, and Independent Theatre communities. The deadline for applications is December 4, 2017.

Add a comment
Read more