The view of Reynolds Auditorium from the stage
The view of Reynolds Auditorium from the stage

Winston-Salem's Reynolds Auditorium Upgrades its Wireless Microphone System

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Reynolds Auditorium, in Winston-Salem, NC, has played host to well-regarded touring acts, from the Moscow Ballet to Sweet Honey in the Rock to the National Black Theater Festival. All the while, located on the campus of an area high school, community-centered productions are also a significant part of its oeuvre. These include everything from high school theater productions to a cappella performances. When it came time to upgrade Reynolds Auditorium’s wireless microphone capabilities, manager Liz May saw an opportunity to better accommodate performers of every level. 

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Robert Juliat Dalis 860 add color to Toowoomba’s Empire Theatres. Photo by Ben Hunt.
Robert Juliat Dalis 860 add color to Toowoomba’s Empire Theatres. Photo by Ben Hunt.

Queensland's Empire Theatres Upgrades its Cyc Lighting

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Ben Hunt, the Head of Lighting at the Empire Theatres, Toowoomba, in Queensland's, Australia knew that he needed to find a more economical way to light his large 46-feet x 30-feet cyclorama. His stock of tungsten conventional cyc lights drew a lot of power as well as needed a range of consumables like lamps and color filters to maintain a well-lit cyc. 

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TMB and Company NA will be showing new tech and offering hospitality at Prolight + Sound
TMB and Company NA will be showing new tech and offering hospitality at Prolight + Sound

TMB and Company NA offer Technology and Hospitality at Prolight + Sound 2018

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TMB and Company NA will once again partner this year at Prolight + Sound, Frankfurt, bringing a blend of fellowship with innovative, high-performance technology. See the latest gear and enjoy the best hospitality throughout the show, plus enjoy the after-hours party at our combined stand, Hall 4.0, E30 and E36, Tuesday, April 10.

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VER agrees to merge with PRG, announces Chapter 11 filing
VER agrees to merge with PRG, announces Chapter 11 filing

VER Agrees to Merge with PRG, Announces Chapter 11 Filing

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VER announced that, as part of a comprehensive transaction supported by its second lien lenders, including funds managed by GSO Capital Partners, it has entered into an agreement to merge with an entity controlled by Production Resource Group LLC ("PRG"). To facilitate the implementation of this pre-negotiated transaction, VER filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on April 5, 2018. These filings only affect the Company's North American operations.

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InCord’s Quinn McKenna, Briana Standing and Joe Menhart presenting the check to BTS Board members Rick Rudolph, Bill Sapsis and Bill Groener
InCord’s Quinn McKenna, Briana Standing and Joe Menhart presenting the check to BTS Board members Rick Rudolph, Bill Sapsis and Bill Groener

InCord Benefits Behind the Scenes at USITT

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InCord made their second donation to Behind the Scenes on March 16th during the recent USITT Stage Expo reflecting a percentage of profits from sales of their Theatrical Safety Netting Systems. The systems are hand-crafted in the USA by skilled artisans, safety tested to exceed all applicable industry standards, and are custom designed by professional engineers to perfectly fit your orchestra pit and/or protect your stage and house operations according to your technical and aesthetic requirements.

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The 2018 ESTA Plugfest is set for July 20 - 23 in Dallas
The 2018 ESTA Plugfest is set for July 20 - 23 in Dallas

2018 Plugfest is Set for July in Dallas, TX

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The ESTA Control Protocols Plugfest, the event where manufacturers and developers test their lighting products for network interoperability is scheduled to take place from July 20 to July 23 at the D/FW Marriott Solana in Westlake, TX. Both ESTA and non-ESTA members are welcome to attend the 16th version of this event.

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