LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA – JUNE 2008: Controversial American artist Matthew Barney and collaborating composer Jonathan Bepler – the team that created the celebrated “Cremaster Cycle” series of art movies – have begun a new project of hugely orchestrated one-time opera/performances set around the world and inspired by Norman Mailer’s 1983 novel “Ancient Evenings.” The first performance, “REN,” took place in mid-May at an abandoned car dealership off the I-5 Interstate south of Los Angeles. Some 600 spectators witnessed the event, which involved a drum and bugle corps, the complete destruction of a Chrysler Imperial by a twenty-ton excavator, the release of several thousand crickets, and much, much more over the course of two spectacular hours. more
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RF CENTRAL CHAMPIONS COVERAGE FOR NATIONAL â€śAMERICAN GLADIATORSâ€? AND â€śTHE BIGGEST LOSERâ€?TELEVISION SHOWS
Glendale, CA, July 22, 2008 â€“ Video Equipment Rentals (VER), a national AV, audio, broadcast and computer equipment rental company, has transitioned RF Central, a leading microwave technology provider and brand of The Vitec Group, from news production into mainstream television production, using its equipment for broadcasting NBCâ€™s popular â€śAmerican Gladiatorsâ€? and â€śThe Biggest Loserâ€? programs. more
Meyer Sound has appointed Kasi Miller to the position of Public Relations Associate, supporting the efforts to create greater visibility of the companyâ€™s award-winning products and their applications worldwide. more
Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue has launched a three-month European tour â€śKYLIEX2008,â€? bringing a killer new band, spectacular costumes by Jean Paul Gaultier, and state-of-the-art staging, multimedia, lighting and sound. more
Meyer Sound Germany has appointed Lothar Weimann to Regional Sales Manager. In this position, Weimann will be working with clients throughout the Southern and Eastern parts of Germany.
Bringing more than 25 years of experience in professional audio, Weimann has held leading sales and marketing positions at Frankfurt-based ProAudio Marketing GMBH for brands such as QSC. During the last three years, Weimann served as the registered manager of the German branch of Spanish loudspeaker manufacturer D.A.S. Audio. more
Solverde Hotel Casino Chaves stands out as an extravagant entertainment complex in the scenic Portuguese province of TrĂˇs-os-Montes. In fact, with its stunning modernist architecture, glitzy, color-changing exterior lighting, and multipurpose theatre Peninsula Lounge featuring a pristine Meyer Sound system, Solverde would not look out of place even if it was built on the Las Vegas Strip. more
While there is no shortage of music festivals throughout the busy summer season, few can match Switzerlandâ€™s Montreux Jazz Festival for its rich history, musical diversity and inimitable atmosphere. Many of the worldâ€™s most renowned musicians have been known to schedule their summer itineraries with an eye toward spending at least a day or two in Montreux. From July 4 through 19 near the shores of Lake Geneva, such luminaries as Quincy Jones, Sheryl Crow, Joe Jackson, Gilberto Gil, Katie Melua and hundreds of others will fill the stages at this annual celebration of music. more
Denver, CO, July 22, 2008 â€• The RapcoHorizon Company, a leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, is unveiling its new 2EZ SVGA cable at CEDIA 2008 (Booth 336). The second generation of the EZ Coax cable, the new 2EZ, developed by RapcoHorizon Company sister corporation, Major Custom Cable, exudes simplicity with fast installation of SVGA/XGA cable. more
Austin, Texas, July 22, 2008 â€“ SI (www.siscreens.com) is proud to announce that its new Reference Motorized projector screen will be shipping in time for the 2008 CEDIA Expo. SI will showcase the new, state-of-the-art screen during the show, which takes place in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 1056. more
Middleton, WI- Intelix LLC, U.S. manufacturer of audio/video equipment and software, recently announced the standardization of all their active twisted pair technology on universal switching power supplies.
“Intelix is growing at an exceptional pace,” explains Steve Cohan, Intelix C.E.O. “and we are growing intelligently. Our move to a standard universal power supply allows us to better support our existing products and better serve our international markets.â€? more