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Sapsis Rigging Provides Services for Big Apple

Sapsis Rigging recently provided rigging services for two special events in New York City.

For the launch of the new Target Model-Less Fashion Show, Sapsis Rigging provided an eight-legged, self-climbing ground support system in Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Station. The rig was 40 feet by 80 feet and was used to support lighting, audio, and Barco projectors.

At the same time, Sapsis Rigging provided the rigging for the latest 7th on Sale AIDS Benefit held at the 26th Street Armory in New York City. Sapsis Rigging has provided the rigging for every 7th on Sale event since the first one in 1990. The rig for this year's production included over 75 hoists and approximately 3,000 feet of truss.

The semi-annual affair features fashion designer clothing and samples on sale via an eBay auction and at the Lexington Avenue and 26th Street Armory. All of the money raised goes to services and housing for those living with HIV and AIDS.

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Theatre Projects Help Design Orlando Facility

Theatre Projects Consultants was selected as the theatre design consultant for the Dr. P. Phillips Orlando Performing Arts Center (DPAC) in Orlando, Florida. Theatre Projects has been involved with the planning of the performing arts center since the late 1980s.

The design team also includes design architect Barton Myers Associates and acoustical consultant Artec Consultants. Most recently, Theatre Projects collaborated with Barton Myers Associates on the Tempe Center for the Arts in Arizona which opened in September. Theatre Projects has also worked with Barton Myers Associates on the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts in California and the Portland Center for the Performing Arts in Oregon. Theatre Projects collaborated with Artec Consultants on the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia and many other performing arts facilities.

The Dr. P. Phillips Orlando Performing Arts Center, a nonprofit corporation, is responsible for designing, building, and operating a performing arts center in Orlando. For more information about the DPAC initiative, visit

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Baxx-Truss Debuts at LDI

TOMCAT's Baxx-Truss -- the world's only self-stacking, folding truss -- debuted at LDI in November. Designed for speed by the NBA's Production Electrician, Rob Baxter, and developed by TOMCAT, it is installed as part of the custom court lighting system for the L.A. Lakers.

For more information and to view the product visit

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