Journal Articles: (last updated 1/26/97)

Barbour, David. "High End vs. Vari-Lite: The Story So Far." Theatre Crafts 30.7 (Aug/Sep, 1996) : 16,18.
Abstract: 8/96 update on the status of lawsuits between High End Systems and Vari-Lite.
Subject(s):
Lighting Business: Companies/Corporate: Manufacturers
Lighting Business: Companies/Corporate: Legal

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Callahan, Michael, and Hancock, Fred Jason. "Eagles Part 3 The System - Behind the Scenes." Lighting Dimensions 1.5 (Nov, 1977) : 27-29.
Abstract: Part Three of a Three part series. Dscussion of rigging and unit hanging process for concert ligthing system load-in and load-out. Includes color photos and unit/rigging hanging detail drawings.
Subject(s):
Lighting Technology: Rigging: Cable
Lighting Technology: Rigging: Steel
Lighting Technology: Rigging: Mechanics

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Cashill, Robert. "Wybron's Changing Colors." Theatre Crafts 29.8 (Oct, 1995) : 26, 29.
Abstract: An overview of the history and development of Wybron Inc. Discusses the development of such products as the color scroller and the AutoPilot system. Connections are drawn to many other lighting companies and designers including Showco, Great American Market, Ken Billington, and Jules Fisher.
Subject(s):
Lighting Technology: Lighting Equipment: Accessories
Lighting Technology: Color/Patterns: Gel/Color
Lighting Business: Companies/Corporate: Manufacturers

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Gates, John C.. "Eagles Part 2 Designing the Lighting System." Lighting Dimensions 1.5 (Nov, 1977) : 24-26,30.
Abstract: Custom design of a lighting system for Capron Light and Sound for the 1977 Eagles tour. Second of a three part series. Color Photos.
Subject(s):
Lighting Technology: Rigging: Steel
Lighting Technology: Lighting Equipment: Conventional Instrumentation

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Huntington, John. "Seminar Report: Controlling the Show." Theatre Crafts 29.8 (Oct, 1995) : 17-19.
Abstract: Report on a seminar at NYC Technical College entitled "Show Control Technology." It covered areas such as MIDI Show Control, SMTE, as well as software and hardware allowing other devices to be interfaced.
Subject(s):
Lighting Technology: Dimming and Control: Control Devices
Lighting Design: Design Terms: Cue Writing

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Johnson, David. "Vari-Lite Vs. High End." Theatre Crafts 29.8 (Oct, 1995) : 14-15.
Abstract: Update on the lawsuits pending between High End Systems and Vari-Lite.
Subject(s):
Lighting Business: Companies/Corporate: Legal

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Johnson, David. "Morpheus Reorganizes as PanCommand Closes." Theatre Crafts 30.7 (Aug/Sep, 1996) : 14.
Abstract: Morpheus reorganizes after going chapter 11.
Subject(s):
Lighting Technology: Lighting Equipment: Automated Fixtures
Lighting Business: Companies/Corporate: Manufacturers
Lighting Business: Companies/Corporate: Legal

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Kalikow, Rosemary. "Fiorentino Adds New Light to a Sparkling Diamond." Lighting Dimensions 1.2 (Jul/Aug, 1977) : 20+.
Abstract: Imero Fiorentino lights the 1977 Neil Diamond concert tour.
Subject(s):
Lighting Production: Personnel: Lighting Designers/Directors

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Lampert-Greaux, Ellen. "Wynne Willson Gottelier." Theatre Crafts 30.7 (Aug/Sep, 1996) : 20.
Abstract: Recent themed environment projects from WWG (Wynne Willson Gottelier) including luxury liners, theme parks, and discos.
Subject(s):
Lighting Business: Companies/Corporate: Design Firms

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LD. "Bill McManus, Lighting Designer." Lighting Dimensions 2.1 (Jan, 1978) : 52-57.
Abstract: Interview with Bill McManus, pioneer in concert lighting design. Discussion about his contribution to the development of the PAR can into the form which would become a mainstay of concert lighting.
Subject(s):
Lighting Production: Personnel: Lighting Designers/Directors

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LD. "Eagles Part 1 Jim Johnson, Lighting Director." Lighting Dimensions 1.5 (Nov, 1977) : 21-23, 30.
Abstract: Story of Lighting Director Jim Johnson's work in concert lighting in the 60's and 70's. Part one of a three part series on the Eagles concert tour. Includes photos.
Subject(s):
Lighting Production: Personnel: Lighting Designers/Directors

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LD. "Jules Fisher (interview)." Lighting Dimensions 2.3 (Mar, 1978) : 21-27.
Abstract: Interview with Lighting Designer Jules Fisher. Q&A covering all aspects of his work in theatre, film, and concert lighting design. Good questions about the difference between lighting for theatre and for concert touring. Examples given from 1975 Mick Jagger concert tour. Color photos, truss detail from 1975 Mick Jagger concert.
Subject(s):
Lighting Production: Personnel: Lighting Designers/Directors

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McHugh, Catherine. "Quadrophenia Takes Manhattan." Theatre Crafts 30.8 (Oct, 1996) : 6-7.
Abstract: Short article discussing the design challanges for the originating performance of the Who's 1996 Quadrophenia Tour at Madison Square Garden.
Subject(s):
Lighting Production: Personnel: Lighting Designers/Directors

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McHugh, Catherine. "All New 4:1 Studio." Theatre Crafts 29.8 (Oct, 1995) : 15-16.
Abstract: Showtec re-opens Patrick Woodroffe's 4:1 scale studio in Cologne Germany. The studio had been used by such acts as AC/DC, Dire Straights, and Sting to develop their concert tour lighting and staging systems.
Subject(s):
Lighting Business: Companies/Corporate: Shops/Studios

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McHugh, Catherine. "Tom McPhillips A Leading Design Talent Gets Unplugged with MTV." Theatre Crafts 29.8 (Oct, 1995) : 32-35.
Abstract: A look at the work of video and television production designer Tom McPhillips.
Subject(s):
Lighting Production: Personnel: Lighting Designers/Directors

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McHugh, Catherine. "Reba McEntire." Theatre Crafts 30.7 (Aug/Sep, 1996) : 32-35.
Abstract: Tour design for 1996 Reba McEntire tour, lighting designed by Peter Morse, set designed by Narvel Blackstock, Michail Tait, and Tom McPhillips. Includes full staff roster.
Subject(s):
Lighting Production: Process: Calls/Rehearsals
Lighting Production: Personnel: Lighting Designers/Directors

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Rogers, Bruce. "The Star Wars Craze That Swept the Nation." Lighting Dimensions 2.7 (Sep, 1978) : 26-27.
Abstract: Discussion of classical music concert light shows.
Subject(s):
Lighting Technology: Lighting Equipment: Lasers
Lighting Technology: Lighting Equipment: Special Effects

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