Lighting Insights

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Sound & Light UK Ensures Varied Visuals for Piece Hall Spiegeltent With CHAUVET Professional

HALIFAX, UK – With its magnificent period sandstone construction and impressive 8,000 square meter courtyard, The Piece Hall in Halifax, West Yorkshire, is one of the UK’s best-preserved examples of Industrial Revolution- era architecture. Although the courtyard initially served as a marketplace for traders selling woolen cloth from the town’s many textile mills, a recent […]

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Talent On Display With Érik Nowosielski-Lamoureux And CHAUVET Professional At Les Petits Chanteurs De Laval Show

LAVAL, QUEBEC – Students who study lighting technology invariably dream of the day when they will be able to try out their own ideas in real world applications. For Érik Nowosielski-Lamoureux, this dream came true on Saturday February 9th, when he lit a performance by the world-renowned children’s choir Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval that […]

STRIKE 4 Connects For Five Finger Death Punch

Someone unfamiliar with Five Finger Death Punch, who somehow happened to wander into one of their recent shows, would realize even before a single note was played that this is one industrial strength metal band. The 16’ tall skull over the drum kit would tell them that; so too would the pair of 40’ baseball […]

I’m With The Band Zach Scott and 7th Heaven

You’ve got to love what you do if you’re going to be the lighting designer for Chicago mainstays 7th Heaven. As much a part of the Windy City as deep dish pizza and Garrett Popcorn, the hard-driving rock quintet plays over 150 shows a year at music festivals, block parties, Chicago Bulls games, and at […]

Michael Hulls: Expansive Light

The allure of light lies not only in what it does, but also (and more importantly), in the ever-present promise it offers for more. Delicate and ephemeral, light is always ready to be taken in new directions, going beyond what is at any moment to something larger and greater. It is the pursuit of these […]

The Musicality of Light

Many people play music when they work out to keep their bodies in sync with their exercise routine. For Danish lighting designer Theis Wermuth, listening to music is a form of exercise in and of itself; one that revolves around creative, rather than physical, fitness. Taking the time to absorb music in all of its […]

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Transcendental Rogue Looks By Manny Newman Create Mothership Panorama For Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

PITTSBURGH – Space aliens are landing in Pittsburgh! More than a few fans at Pigeons Playing Ping Pong’s sold-out Stage AE show in January had this feeling. And why not? The band’s lighting designer, Manny Newman, created an intense panoramic mothership landing look that appeared like something out of a Spielberg film, only more intense, […]