The lighting rig at the small format LED fixture shootout at Barbizon Lighting in NYC. Photo by: Ryan Kelly
The lighting rig at the small format LED fixture shootout at Barbizon Lighting in NYC. Photo by: Ryan Kelly

A Full House for Barbizon Lighting’s Small Format LED Fixture Showcase in NYC

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Barbizon Lighting recently hosted a private event for designers, consultants, and other specifiers of small format LED fixtures for theatre, museum/gallery, broadcast/film, and retail applications. The majority of fixtures shown were less than 75 watts of power and could be single or multi-color. Fixtures from over 25 manufacturers were divided into three stations: wash/Fresnel, profile/spot, and panel.

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Kayla Carroll, the winner of the 2018 Edie Whitsett Grant and Danielle Wermedal, the winner of the 2018 Jen Trieloff Grant (Left to Right)
Kayla Carroll, the winner of the 2018 Edie Whitsett Grant and Danielle Wermedal, the winner of the 2018 Jen Trieloff Grant (Left to Right)

Society of Properties Artisan Managers Announce 2018 Grant Winners

Michael Eddy

The Society of Properties Artisan Managers (S*P*A*M) announce the winners of their two annual grants for props personnel looking to further their career: the Edie Whitsett Grant and the Jen Trieloff Grant. Both are intended to assist with transportation, housing, or necessities while completing an internship in the field of properties. The winner of the 2018 Edie Whitsett Grant is Kayla Carroll. The winner of the 2018 Jen Trieloff Grant is Danielle Wermedal.

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The AES Executive Director, Bob Moses has elected to leave his position
The AES Executive Director, Bob Moses has elected to leave his position

Audio Engineering Society Announces Executive Director Transition

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After six-and-a-half years of service as the Audio Engineering Society’s Executive Director, Bob Moses has elected to leave his position, effective July 1, 2018. Financial Planning Officer Bill Foster has been appointed as Interim Executive Director as Moses hands over the reins. The AES will soon announce details of its recruitment search for a new permanent Executive Director.

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Applications are now open for the fall round of the USITT Rigging Safety Initiative
Applications are now open for the fall round of the USITT Rigging Safety Initiative

Applications Now Open for the USITT Rigging Safety Initiative

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Has your school's rigging been thoroughly inspected recently? If not, USITT's Rigging Safety Initiative (RSI) is a great option to make sure everything is up to code. The deadline for the fall 2018 cycle is November 15, 2018. The RSI offers free stage rigging inspections and safety training for secondary schools across America. Schools can apply for the service twice a year in spring and fall. #RigSafe

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