Industry Comes Together To Toast Jonathan Resnick

Michael Eddy

Barbizon Lighting invited friends and colleagues take a few moments on Friday night, Nov. 17th, at LDI to share some touching and often amusing memories of Jonathan Resnick. Everyone gathered to raise a glass and toast a much admired and truly missed friend, mentor, and colleague. Barbizon put together this video for all who were not able to attend the toast.

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USITT 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, March 14-17
USITT 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, March 14-17

USITT 2018 Registration & Housing

Michael Eddy

While you’re thinking about travel this week; it’s the perfect time to book your hotel and travel to, and register for USITT 2018, which will be happening in Fort Lauderdale, March 14-17, 2018. (Also, it’s going to be around the same time as many college students are going to be Spring Breaking, so don’t get locked out of a good hotel!)

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Go behind the scenes at Audio-Technica Japan, where the team hand crafts its flagship AT5047 cardioid condenser microphone
Go behind the scenes at Audio-Technica Japan, where the team hand crafts its flagship AT5047 cardioid condenser microphone

Audio-Technica: Making of the AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone Video

Michael Eddy

Here's a video from Audio-Technica that goes behind the scenes at Audio-Technica Japan, where they hand craft the company’s flagship 50 series of studio microphones. This is a part of its ongoing activities surrounding the introduction of its AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone.

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Walk Like a Man with a lighting design by Ollie Wilkinson. Photo by Jules
Walk Like a Man with a lighting design by Ollie Wilkinson. Photo by Jules

Lighting Designer Ollie Wilkinson Transforms the Stage for Walk Like a Man

Michael Eddy

Walk Like a Man takes audiences back in time to the freewheeling early ‘60s when the music of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons ruled the airwaves. The Mark Halliday-produced show recently ran at Blackpool’s historic Grand Theatre. The cheerful, nostalgic music was supported by a fast-moving upbeat lighting design created by Ollie Wilkinson of Arranpaul Ltd.

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Time is running out to apply for a NYC Theatre Greening Grant
Time is running out to apply for a NYC Theatre Greening Grant

Apply for a New York City Theatre Greening Grant

Michael Eddy

Don't forget to apply for a 2017-2018 New York City Theatre Greening Grant. 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.

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The PLSN Gold Star Product Awards launched at LDI 2017
The PLSN Gold Star Product Awards launched at LDI 2017

Chauvet Professional Maverick MK Pyxis Earns PLSN Gold Star Award for Best New Effects Light

Michael Eddy

Chauvet Professional's design team felt that they broke new ground earlier this fall when they introduced the multi-functional Maverick MK Pyxis, a new eye candy effect that can do double and triple duty as a wash or beam. Now they have a shiny new accolade to support this belief, as they earned the first-ever PLSN Gold Star Product Award for Best New Effects Light at this year's LDI Show.

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