Photograph (left) of 5033-5035 North Broadway Avenue in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, along with a preliminary artist rendering (right) of a renovated facility planned to house TimeLine Theatre’s future operations.
Photograph (left) of 5033-5035 North Broadway Avenue in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, along with a preliminary artist rendering (right) of a renovated facility planned to house TimeLine Theatre’s future operations.

Timeline Theatre Company Purchases Uptown Property in Chicago

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TimeLine Theatre Company announces that it has completed the purchase of property located at 5033–5035 North Broadway Avenue in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. The property, which encompasses a five-story, 45,120-square-foot warehouse building plus a vacant lot near the corner of Broadway and Argyle, is planned as the site of a renovated facility to house the theater’s future operations and to support and expand its mission of presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today’s social and political issues.

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Designer, Jenny Tiramani participates in the panel discussion at NYU
Designer, Jenny Tiramani participates in the panel discussion at NYU

Tisch Drama Hosted Book Signing and Panel with Designer Jenny Tiramani

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Tisch Drama and its Production & Design Studio welcomed award-winning costume and production designer Jenny Tiramani for a special event surrounding the American launch of her new book in the Janet Arnold Patterns of Fashion series: Patterns of Fashion 5: The Cut and Construction of Bodies, Stays, Hoops and Rumps c.1595 –1795

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Ray LeBlanc
Ray LeBlanc

In Memoriam: Ray LeBlanc, Drama Teacher, 83

Michael Eddy

I was saddened to hear of the death of my high school drama teacher, Ray LeBlanc. Ray was my first mentor in theater and I learned quite a lot under his tutelage when I was part of the Theatre Department at Columbus East High School from 1976 through 1979. Studying with Ray was what instilled my love of theater and his guidance set me on the path that I took through theater and to where I am today. I owe him quite a lot. Ray was the drama teacher at East High School from 1974-1995. Requiescat in Pace, Mr. LeBlanc.

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NJ Performing Arts Center
NJ Performing Arts Center

NJPAC Audio Head Paul Allshouse Talks About Quality Sound

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New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), a world-class arts destination, celebrated its 21st year in October. Since its opening night, NJPAC has drawn more than 9 million patrons hosting an array of internationally renowned performers on its stages including dance companies with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and American Ballet Theatre; classical music and jazz, including the TD James Moody Jazz Festival and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra season. NJPAC Head of Audio Paul Allshouse uses Lectrosonics Duet digital IEM wireless monitor system with M2T transmitters and M2R receivers to provide quality sound for clients and performers, supporting a vital part of the center’s expression.

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The Gift of Knowledge: Elation Offers Free Access to E3 Training Videos

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In the spirit of the season, Elation Professional is offering free access to an Elation Educational Experience (E3) course held by ETCP Recognized Trainer and author Richard Cadena. The course was held over a two-day period earlier in the year at the Elation headquarters in Los Angeles. Elation has made the complete course available to all via the links below – a full 8 hours of content.

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The d&b audiotechnik demo room
The d&b audiotechnik demo room

d&b audiotechnik at NAMM 2019

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For a second year the d&b audiotechnik team will be heading to NAMM 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center, California. From 24-27 January booth #17915 and demo room #204A will be alive with all the latest developments from the German pro audio company, including the international introduction of the SL-Series’ KSL System, a line array offering nothing short of full range directivity control to sound reinforcement projects of any genre, medium or large, mobile or installed.

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The new auditorium at the Classical Academy in Colorado Springs, CO
The new auditorium at the Classical Academy in Colorado Springs, CO

The Classical Academy in Colorado Springs Adds a New Sound Reinforcement System

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An audio reinforcement system based on Meyer Sound CAL™ 64 column array loudspeakers has boosted the performing arts at The Classical Academy in Colorado Springs by providing exceptional flexibility and superlative sound quality in the school’s new 635-seat theater. Equipped with advanced beam steering and beam splitting capabilities, the discreet CAL loudspeakers ensure clear articulation for spoken word and amplified events within a relatively reverberant room acoustic that is eminently suitable for jazz bands and choral performances.

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Audiotonix, Owner of DiGiCo and Other Brands, Acquires KLANG:technologies

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DiGiCo announced the acquisition of KLANG:technologies as a key new addition to the Audiotonix family that already includes leading audio brands Allen & Heath, Calrec, DiGiGrid, Solid State Logic, and DiGiCo. The deal, which was concluded last week, further brings together some of the most influential and innovative brands within the professional audio industry.

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