Fall Out Boy Ramps Up for the “Mania Tour” With Their Largest-Scale Production Ever Including Clay Mythos 2 and A.leda B-EYE K20 Fixtures

     Worldwide – Fall Out Boy has embarked on their sold-out arena “Mania Tour,” whose North American leg kicked off in Cleveland in October and wrapped in Phoenix in November. UK dates will follow in the first quarter of 2018.   The rock band has had five consecutive Top 10 albums. The new tour, […]

Setting the stage at Absa Experience @The Zone, Rosebank

For many years, industry analysts and banking experts have been confidently predicting that bank branches as we know it are “doomed” and that bricks-and-mortar bank buildings may soon no longer be needed in a push-button society. However Retail banking globally has shown that maintaining a physical presence is key to any Retail bank’s strategy. Even […]

Green Hippo helps HP Disrupt their Partner Awards

      Disruption was the theme of the 2017 HP Partner Awards Evening and this was continuously highlighted by HP Africa MD David Rozzio. He emphasised this is what the company aims to do to the marketplace in 2018 through its strategies and new products. With this in mind the team at Keystone Productions brought an […]

Dream Sets invest in Vectorworks 2018

South African staging and set company, Dream Sets, have invested in Vectorworks 2018 Design Software, purchased from DWR Distribution. Vectorworks 2018 delivers a wide range of industry-specific tools to help save time and deliver exceptional results. Mauritz Jacobs, lighting designer at Dream Sets, gives feedback on the software.   Why did you choose Vectorworks? As […]

2CELLOS Thunderstruck with MegaPointes

Robe MegaPointes are making their presence felt on the current European tour by Slovenian / Croatian duo 2CELLOS – Luka Šulić and Stjepan Hauser – with another jaw-dropping lighting design by Crt Birsa. The kit, including the 24 touring MegaPointes plus another 8 for the London show at the Royal Albert Hall, was supplied by […]

When Jade thought no one was looking

  She stood on stage, her heart beating rapidly, tiny beads of perspiration accumulating at her hairline, and her words just came out wrong. Eighteen-year-old Jade Bowers had grown up in Table View and had always been involved backstage for school productions like the One Act Plays, but to be accepted for the Theatre & […]

Along came two Spiiders at Acts Church

  The Acts Christian Church in Midrand has invested in two Robe Spiiders that will work alongside their current Robe rig.   When it comes to mission work, Acts Church reaches out to people with Acts of Love, whether it’s providing toilets to a needy community, setting up a library, giving food to the homeless […]

DWR welcomes Shannon Fagan!

DWR Distribution is pleased to announce the appointment of Shannon Fagan who will step into the position of Accounts Manager. Born in Zimbabwe before moving to South Africa, Shannon studied accounting and has had four years’ experience in the workplace – she is brand new to the entertainment industry. “I am very excited to be […]

Anolis Ambiane Fixtures Go Public at TivoliVredenburg Utrecht

The TivoliVredenburg in central Utrecht, The Netherlands, features seven different music performance spaces and is in the process of having its house and public area lighting upgraded with Anolis Ambiane RGBW LED luminaires. With around 300 fixtures installed so far, approximately 650 Ambianes will be in place when the project is completed. The spectacular building […]

Doughty’s Articulated Carriage ticks all the boxes for art gallery space in Taunton college

 Doughty dealers Chinnick Theatre Services experienced a ‘light bulb moment’ when they first saw Doughty’s new Studio Rail Articulated Carriage at PLASA, London, realising it was the perfect piece of kit for a job they were working on at Richard Hewish College in Taunton. “We were approached by Halsall Construction in Bath and asked if we could quote […]