Current Category: Charity

Help Paint Birmingham With LASERS!

Help Paint Birmingham With LASERS!

Do you like Art? How about Lasers? A very creative individual, both artistically and technology wise has combined his two passion in to a pretty awesome project!  Aron Altmark has been playing with projections, lasers and his fascination of graffiti art for a number of years.  He is bringing his art back to his hometown […]

Another successful ride for the Long Reach Long Riders

Another successful ride for the Long Reach Long Riders

The Long Reach Long Riders are very happy to announce the completion of their 8th annual charity ride. The ride, which benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The ESTA Foundation’s Behind the Scenes program, began in Billings, Montana on July 2nd and ended back in Billings on July 9th . This year the LRLR raised […]

Call For Support – Fall: The Rock Musical in Niagara Falls New York

Call For Support – Fall: The Rock Musical in Niagara Falls New York

FUSE BOMB Productions sent me an email the other day asking for help. They are producing a second run of Fall: The Rock Musical in Niagara Falls, NY. Fall: The Rock Musical is written and directed by Niagara Falls native playwright, Billy Horn. The musical follows an interesting mix of individuals that respond to the […]

New Name & Logo For UK PSA Welfare & Benevolent Fund – StageHand

New Name & Logo For UK PSA Welfare & Benevolent Fund – StageHand

StageHand has been chosen as the new ‘public facing’ name for the Production Services Association (PSA) Welfare & Benevolent Fund after a PSA Conference call for ideas by the Fund’s chairman, Mike Lowe of Britannia Row Productions. It comes with a new logo depicting a helping hand. The new name is registered with the UK […]

Help Fight Breast Cancer by Buying Gel

Help Fight Breast Cancer by Buying Gel

We are half way through October which just happens to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As an industry, how can we help support the cause. Outside of the industry, there are a number of ways to help, but what about within the industry? In steps Apollo Design.  During the month of October, Apollo Design is […]

#LDI2010: PLSN & FOH Parnelli Celebrity Golf Classic before LDI

#LDI2010: PLSN &  FOH Parnelli Celebrity Golf Classic before LDI

Oh how I wish I was getting to Las Vegas earlier on Thursday.  I love playing golf!  If you like playing golf and are getting to Las Vegas early for the LDI Show in October, you should sign up to play in the PLSN & FOH Parnelli Celebrity Golf Classic! What a great opportunity to […]

Studio Roanoke Recovering from Theft

Studio Roanoke Recovering from Theft

Over the weekend of August 15th, 2010, Studio Roanoke (a local non-profit theatre) suffered a break in and theft of various scenic and lighting equipment.  As of the 18th, a former volunteer at the theatre has been arrested.  Michael Shannon Bowyer, 35, was charged with the theft of approx. $10,000 in lighting, costumes, and office […]

Last Chance to Order Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards

Last Chance to Order Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards

This is your last chance, you only have a couple of days left in August to order your Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards.  With the purchase of these cards you are doing to great things. 1, supporting our injured brothers and sisters in the industry and 2,showing your friends, relatives and colleague that you care […]

Long Reach Long Riders Complete 7th Ride For Charity

Long Reach Long Riders Complete 7th Ride For Charity

Each Time I read or hear about the Long Reach Long Riders, I want to buy a bike. Not just because it would be awesome to do some of these rides, but also to contribute to a worth while cause while still having some fun.  Of course you don’t NEED a bike to contribute, but […]

Update: Helping Titus Realize His Dream – Call for Support

Update: Helping Titus Realize His Dream – Call for Support

Over a month ago, Richard Cadena, the Editor of PLSN Magazine and Electron Magician put a call out for help his friend Titus in Nigeria. Mr. Cadena has organized a fund raising campaign to purchase an Apple MacBook for Titus to help him complete and continue his dreams of opening a production company in Nigeria.  The […]

Tis The Season Already! ESTA Announces 2010 Holiday Cards

Tis The Season Already! ESTA Announces 2010 Holiday Cards

I think Lewis Black said it best in his album, Anticipation, Christmas seems to be getting closer and closer together.  It feels like Christmas shopping starts on July 7th.  And with ESTA’s latest news, Lewis might be on to something. ESTA just announced the 2010 holiday cards to help support Behind the Scenes. This year […]

Call For Help: Give Titus Your Support

Call For Help: Give Titus Your Support

Just like Jim, I too believe that our future belongs in the hands of the up and coming students and technicians.  It is a real shame to waste such a talent that a less fortunate student has due to the lack of funding and/or basic technology available to them. Richard Cadena has a good friend, […]