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Christ Fellowship Gardens Grows With L-ACOUSTICS

Christ Fellowship Gardens, home to a new KARAi/SB18i loudspeaker system concealed in soffits above the stage

Florida house of worship becomes first US user of new KARAi system

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida — With an average weekly attendance of 16,500 spread out between its four campuses in Palm Beach County, Florida, Christ Fellowship Church easily ranks among North America’s largest megachurches. Continually seeking to improve the worship experience for its attenders and promote further growth, the church updated its flagship Palm Beach Gardens worship center earlier this year with a fully L-ACOUSTICS loudspeaker and amplifier system. more

Music Theatre of Wichita Eliminates Sound System ‘Drama’ with KIVA

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Clearwing Productions supplies L-ACOUSTICS rig for successful 2011 season
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WICHITA, Kansas — For the last 40 years, Music Theatre of Wichita (MTW) has been staging truly Broadway-quality productions in Kansas’ largest city. This past summer, MTW stepped up production values even one notch higher for its patrons with the rental of an L-ACOUSTICS KIVA-KILO loudspeaker system supplied by the Phoenix shop of Clearwing Productions.
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Using SOUNDVISION, Clearwing’s Almir Lejlic and Dave Temby specified a system for Wichita’s 2,195-seat Century II Concert Hall comprised of nine KIVA line source array elements flown beneath two KILO low-frequency extension cabinets per side, all driven by a single LA-RAK equipped with three LA8 amplified controllers. more

L-ACOUSTICS Provides Voice from Above on The Book of Mormon

Nine-time Tony Award winner benefitting from LA8-powered dV-DOSC arrays
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NEW YORK CITY — Since its official March 24 debut at Manhattan’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre, The Book of Mormon quickly proved to be 2011′s hottest Broadway hit. Written by South Park‘s Trey Stone and Matt Parker with Avenue Q‘s Robert Lopez, the hilariously irreverent musical was nominated for 14 Tony Awards earlier this year, ultimately taking home nine of them in June, including one for Best Sound Design. more

Creative Technology Increases Creativity With L-ACOUSTICS

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Creative Technology deployed a full KIVA/KILO system for Linkedin Talent Connect 2011 at the Las Vegas MGM Grand in mid-October

CT adds LA-RAK, KIVA/KILO and 108P to its event production inventory
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LOS ANGELES — Based in Los Angeles with satellite offices in San Francisco, Las Vegas and Chicago, Creative Technology (CT) ranks as one of the West Coast’s largest L-ACOUSTICS KUDO and dV-DOSC Rental Network companies. With 62 KUDO and 80 dV-DOSC line source systems in its collective inventory, the audio/video/staging provider has successfully used them on countless corporate functions, tradeshows, concerts and other events over the years.
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Recently, CT opted to delve further into the L-ACOUSTICS catalog with the addition of four LA-RAK touring amplifier racks — each loaded with three LA8 amplified controllers — 36 KIVA line source elements, 12 KILO low-frequency extension cabinets, and 20 self-powered 108P coaxial enclosures. more

L-ACOUSTICS Wraps Up Austria’s Pink Ribbon Night

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VIENNA, Austria — Full service provider Concept Solutions has supplied its L-ACOUSTICS KARA WST® modular line source system for the annual Pink Ribbon Night in Austria, a major fixture in the country’s social diary, attracting many international guests in support of breast cancer prevention.

The venue for Pink Ribbon Night was Ebreichsdorf’s Magna Racino, a horse racetrack, casino and multipurpose hall owned by billionaire Frank Stronach, who provided the location free of charge. more

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L-ACOUSTICS and SENNHEISER CANADA Announce Distribution Change

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MARCOUSSIS, France — L-ACOUSTICS and SENNHEISER CANADA Inc. announce their joint decision to end their collaboration. SENNHEISER CANADA Inc. will cease to be the Exclusive Distributor of the L-ACOUSTICS brand in Canada, effective January 1st, 2012.

Starting January 2012, all sales support will be provided direct from L-ACOUSTICS. A communiqué to this effect will be issued to all Canadian customers and users within the next few days. As for the future representation of the brand, L-ACOUSTICS will establish a Certified Provider Network for Canada. This scheme has already been implemented successfully in other European markets and in the US. more

L-ACOUSTICS KARA Chosen For Annual Danish Castle Concert

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LEJRE, Denmark — Danish company Moto Rental has been supplying equipment for the annual Ledreborg Slotskoncerter (Ledreborg Castle Concert) for almost 20 years. Since 1999, Moto Rental has used L-ACOUSTICS systems for the event, hosted by the Danish National Chamber Orchestra with various guest performers. This year, FOH engineer Henrik Bonné chose Moto’s new KARA WST® modular line source system with SB18 subs for the concert.

“Everyone was very excited about getting this large KARA/SB18 system,” says Bonné who has mixed the concert since 1995. “Normally we work with V-DOSC in larger venues and KARA in smaller venues. But using KARA on this large outdoor concert, which attracted 24,000 people over two days, really impressed us. We only received good, positive feedback about the sound.” more

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Dicroic Installs L-ACOUSTICS Into New Istrian Hotel

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ROVINJ, Croatia — L-ACOUSTICS’ Croatian distributor, Dicroic, has installed a 12XTi coaxial system into Hotel Lone, an exclusive new resort on the waterfront of Lone Bay, situated in the protected Monte Mulini forest of Rovinj, Croatia.


Part of the Croatian Maistra chain of hotels and resorts, which offer high quality accommodation and leisure facilities in northwestern Istria, Hotel Lone is Croatia’s first five-star design hotel, providing a year-round leisure and business destination. more

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L-ACOUSTICS K1 Sounding Sweet on How Sweet the Sound

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Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound stage and system at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit on Saturday, September 24

RED HOOK, NY — Hosted by Grammy winners CeCe Winans and Donald Lawrence, along with resident tour judge Marvin Sapp, Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound is both a celebration of gospel music and nationwide search for America’s best church choir. Currently out on its fourth annual tour, How Sweet the Sound is once again benefitting from the sonic expertise of L-ACOUSTICS Rental Network company Firehouse Productions, which is carrying a full K1 system for the arena trek. more

Bocelli Storms NYC’s Central Park With L-ACOUSTICS K1

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Huge crowd flocks to Great Lawn for free concert by Italian superstar tenor

NEW YORK CITY — Despite chilly temperatures and drizzling rain, nothing could dampen the spirits of the 60,000 opera and pop fans that descended upon Central Park’s Great Lawn on September 15th to see and hear Andrea Bocelli’s highly-publicized free concert. Accompanied by the New York Philharmonic and Westminster Symphonic Choir, Bocelli performed some of his most beloved pieces while sharing the stage with an impressive list of special guests, including Ana Maria Martinez, Pretty Yende, Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti, David Foster, Bryn Terfel, Nicola Benedetti and Andrea Griminelli. more

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