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  • POPArt Theatre

    08 July 2013 Hayleigh Evans, one of the founders of POPArt Theatre, with DWR’s Dave Whitehouse.   With people craving a platform for unpretentious live performance spaces, whether ...[Read more...]
  • Prolyte new corner

    08 July 2013 Prolyte introduces a new corner type: H30D-C039 The H30D-C039 is a 3-way corner where the downward leg is placed in a central position. This means you can create goal ...[Read more...]
  • Farewell Kevin Maybury

    05 July 2013 Kevin Maybury – March 9th 1929 – June 11th 2013   A special word of thanks to Claire Robins for sending us this biography, written and published by the Events ...[Read more...]
  • Chevelle in Cape Town

    04 July 2013 The sounds of the American trio, Chevelle, recently hit South Africa. Chevelle had plans to play at local festival Oppikoppi in 2011, but due to obligations to ...[Read more...]
  • Black Management Forum

    03 July 2013   MJ Event Gear supplied the full technical for the Black Management Forum Corporate Update Dinner, held recently at the Sandton Convention Centre.   ...[Read more...]
  • 100 Sharpys on Pink tour

    01 July 2013 Pink’s critically acclaimed The Truth About Love world tour is underway with Clay Paky Sharpys and Chromlech Elidy LEDs accompanying the pop star on more ...[Read more...]
  • Kings of Chaos

    25 June 2013   Photos: Special thanks to Gareth Chambers   South Africa: Rock fans filled the Sun City Superbowl for the Kings of Chaos who performed on ...[Read more...]
  • Pointes for MTV Upfront Presentations

    24 June 2013 Courtesy Louise Stickland   International Lighting Designer Tom Kenny specified Robe’s latest Pointe moving lights for the 2013 MTV Upfront presentation, staged at the Beacon ...[Read more...]
  • Popular Vectorworks training

    24 June 2013   The first ever Vectorworks course for the entertainment industry in South Africa was presented by Francois van der Merwe from Wizardry Group on the ...[Read more...]
  • Robe helps flood relief

    21 June 2013   Robe lighting’s CEO Josef Valchar and staff at the company’s HQ in Valasske Mezirici, Czech Republic, have mobilised to help contribute to humanitarian ...[Read more...]
  • Follow Spotting Seminar

  • SABC use new gear for Fan Base

    20 June 2013   After training and product orientation, the SABC crew were pleased to use their brand new lighting gear, including Robins, Sharpys, Tiger Touch and Prolyte trussing, on the second ...[Read more...]
  • Robert Juliat appoints DWR

    17 June 2013 Robert Juliat appoints DWR Distribution as new partner for South Africa Robert Juliat are happy to announce that, DWR Distribution cc has joined the Robert Juliat ...[Read more...]
  • The Emperors new lights

    14 June 2013 The Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention and Entertainment Resort in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, have purchased 12 Robin DLX Spots for their main venue, Theatre of Marcellus. The ...[Read more...]
  • Sharpys on Fleetwood MAC tour

    06 June 2013   USA – Fleetwood Mac is back on the road and Clay Paky Sharpy Wash 330 fixtures have joined the iconic band on the Fleetwood ...[Read more...]
  • Painting with light at Jimmies

    27 May 2013   By Louise Stickland   Luc Peumans of Painting With Light designed spectacular lighting and visuals for the 2013 Jim TV Awards AKA ‘The Jimmies’, staged ...[Read more...]
  • Vectorworks Training

    21 May 2013 You are invited for the first official Vectorworks Basic to Intermediate Training Course to be hosted at DWR Distribution. The two day course will be held on the 30 ...[Read more...]
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 launch

    16 May 2013 Forming part of the Samsung Galaxy S4 World Tour, the Galaxy S4 was launched to the South African market at the Sandton Convention Centre ...[Read more...]
  • Welcome to Mediatech Brad Schiller

    14 May 2013 Brad Schiller Product Marketing Manager Philips Entertainment Group       Brad Schiller will be attending Mediatech for the first time this year. Brad is also the author of the only book on ...[Read more...]
  • A beautiful thing for Robe

    09 May 2013 Story courtesy Louise Stickland   A substantial Robe moving light rig was used for the final of the 2013 Miss Universe Slovak Republic event, ...[Read more...]