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eSET Skills Test Launched by USITT

eSET Skills Test Launched by USITT

How important do you think it is to have knowledge and understanding of your professional career?  How do you express your level of competence in your field to an employer? Sure, you did the college thing, aced your classes and received your degree. Now how about putting that learned knowledge to work. Or maybe you […]

ETC Opens Up Registration for CUE 2013

ETC Opens Up Registration for CUE 2013

Get ready to go back to school. ETC school that is! ETC has opened up registration for their CUE, (Create. Understand. Experience.) sessions happening this summer in Madison Wisconsin. July 22-25th to be exact. If this years CUE will be anything like years past, you’ll get some great on hands experience and maybe get a […]

Stage Lighting Super Saturday 2013 Opens Registration

Stage Lighting Super Saturday 2013 Opens Registration

One of my favorite events of the year was just announced for 2013! The 8th annual Stage Lighting Super Saturday in New York City takes place on you guessed it, Saturday, January 26th, 2013.  Stage Seminars, the organizer of the event has just announced that registration is open and ready. Here is a bit about […]

Breaking News: PLASA Focus Stamford in November 2012

Breaking News: PLASA Focus Stamford in November 2012

Just before PLASA Focus Nashville opens tomorrow, details have spilled that PLASA is planning yet another Focus series of mini/regional trade shows in Stamford, CT in November 2012.  The only details released so far is that PLASA Focus Stamford will take place November 12-13, 2012. PLASA is sure to announce more details about PLASA Focus […]

CSL’s Next Webinar: Green is a Number

CSL’s Next Webinar: Green is a Number

Creative Stage Lighting has announced their second webinar for 2012, Green is a number. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9th at 4:30pm EST. How do you measure the environmental impact of a light fixture? There are many ways to look at it, starting with the light output compared to the energy input. But […]

CSL Webinar: Emerging, Converging Technologies Is Online

CSL Webinar: Emerging, Converging Technologies Is Online

Back on March 23rd, I joined Kevin Lorretto from Creative Stage Lighting on their first webinar of 2012, Emerging, Converging Technologies. After some time, travel and a little trade show in Long Beach… The webinar is up on YouTube thanks to CSL.  CSL has an entire line up of webinars planned for 2012. When more […]

USITT 2012: Session on Creating a Digital Presence

USITT 2012: Session on Creating a Digital Presence

Is anyone else excited that USITT happens later this week?!? USITT has to be one of my favorite shows. Why, it’s all about education and students!  USITT is the perfect place to get a good look at what is going on in the industry and get a bit of education while you’re at it. All […]

New AV Nation Podcast – Live Life, Episode One

New AV Nation Podcast – Live Life, Episode One

This past week, I was invited on to the first episode of one of AV Nation’s latest podcast, The Live Life. Don’t let the title throw you, Too Many Mikes.  We talked about Media Servers and projection technologies for the entertainment industry. The title came from having three Mikes on the podcast.  We joked around […]

Join CSL and iSquint & PLSN Editor, Justin Lang for a Webinar

Join CSL and iSquint & PLSN Editor, Justin Lang for a Webinar

Creative Stage Lighting is kicking off their 2012 Webinar season with a our very own Editor, Justin Lang! On Thursday, March 22nd and 3pm EST, CSL will be hosting a webinar on Emerging, Converging Technologies in Entertainment.  CSl Sales Director, Kevin Loretto will be hosting the webinar with guest Justin Lang.  The Webinar is FREE.  […]

Vectorworks Releases Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks Spotlight, First Edition

Vectorworks Releases Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks Spotlight, First Edition

Perfect timing! If you are a student looking to enter the 2012 Student Lighting Design Competition, Kevin Lee Allen’s new book, Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks Spotlight, First Edition might just be what you are looking for! Not only in Kevin Lee Allen one of our judges for the SLDC, he is also an […]

ETCP Offers Exams at USITT 2012 in Long Beach

ETCP Offers Exams at USITT 2012 in Long Beach

The ETCP examinations will be given at USITT’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo in Long Beach, CA. All three examinations will be given at the same time and are scheduled for the morning of Saturday, March 31. Candidates who wish to take more than one exam should contact ETCP. Interested applicants must submit their application, […]

Mark Your Calendars: Stage Seminars Super Saturday is January 21st in NYC

Mark Your Calendars: Stage Seminars Super Saturday is January 21st in NYC

Stage Seminars Stage Lighting Super Saturday returns to New York City on Saturday, January 21st.  Are you going to be there?If you are in the city that weekend, it would be a good idea to head to the upper west side and check out some new products and maybe learn a thing or two. Here […]