The L-ISA installation, designed to envelope the audience in audio. Photos courtesy of Mark Millar.
The L-ISA installation, designed to envelope the audience in audio. Photos courtesy of Mark Millar.

Immersive Audio Upgrades for Princess Cruises

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Two Princess Cruises ships – Diamond Princess and Sun Princess – have undergone a major upgrade to their entertainment offerings with a new approach to live sound, bringing L-Acoustics’ L-ISA Hyperreal Sound and Immersive Hyperreal Sound experiences to their guests. Princess Cruises decided to raise the on-board sound reinforcement to a new standard and has specified L-Acoustics L-ISA configurations, supplied by L-Acoustics Certified Provider, Norwest Productions.

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Jonathan “JP” Pusey joins Neutrik USA as National Sales Manager – Music Industry
Jonathan “JP” Pusey joins Neutrik USA as National Sales Manager – Music Industry

Neutrik USA Names Jonathan (JP) Pusey National Sales Manager, Music Industry

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Neutrik USA named Jonathan “JP” Pusey national sales manager – music industry, a new position. In his new position, Pusey will be tasked with managing customer activities to develop and maintain long term relationships within the Music Industry while driving new business opportunities in support of the financial growth goals of Neutrik. Pusey started with Neutrik USA in June and will be based in Long Beach, CA.

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The new Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, TX is equipped with state-of-the-art lighting and control systems from Vari-Lite and Strand. Photo ©2019 Wenger Corporation
The new Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, TX is equipped with state-of-the-art lighting and control systems from Vari-Lite and Strand. Photo ©2019 Wenger Corporation

Lighting for the new $88m Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston

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Vari-Lite and Strand, Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) entertainment lighting brands, have supplied lighting equipment at the new $88m Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) in Houston, Texas. The flagship education and arts facility features more than 600 lighting fixtures, plus control and networking technology from the lighting equipment brands.

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Chris Barbee has been named Bandit Lites Vice President of Sales and Integration
Chris Barbee has been named Bandit Lites Vice President of Sales and Integration

Chris Barbee Named Bandit Lites Vice President of Sales and Integration

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Bandit Lites, has named long time team member Chris Barbee as Vice President of Sales and Integration. Barbee started at Bandit nearly 20 years ago and quickly ascended to the leadership team as the National Director of Sales and Installations. Since then, Barbee has led the team for many years, achieving phenomenal results year after year.

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Alley Theatre Appoints Michael Locher as Director of Design

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The Alley Theatre and Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of the Tony Award®-winning Alley Theatre, announce the appointment of Michael Locher as the Director of Design. In the newly created position, Locher will oversee the design process for the theatre’s productions, beginning with the ExxonMobil Summer Chills production, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express. Here’s a video of Locher explaining his design for the show:
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