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Cairo ’ s Golden Parade , Thomas Rhett on the road & more !
WINTER 2021 VOLUME 25 NO . 4

CONTENTS

TOM KENNY ON DESIGNING THE 2021 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS & MORE , PG . 22
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FEATURES

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CURRENTS : NIAGARA ’ S POWER TRANSFORMED The Niagara Parks Power Station Comes Back to Life as a Dazzling & Immersive Attraction By Andrew Leyenhorst Before the world ’ s most famous waterfall became a bustling destination for travellers around the globe , it provided its home in Niagara in with a resource that would ultimately become one of the most sacred of all – electricity . Decommissioned in 2006 after a century of operation , Thinkwell Studio Montreal and Niagara Parks have reactivated the derelict facility as a spellbinding tourist attraction that recounts the history of hydroelectric power and its origins in Niagara Falls .

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FROM BARS TO BOWIE Superstar LD Tom Kenny Opens Up By Michael Raine Staying true to his Irish roots , lighting designer Tom Kenny is funny , honest , and insightful in this one-on-one conversation with PL & P . He retraces his remarkable career – from humble origins to designing shows for musical legends and massive TV audiences – while sharing the lessons and advice he ’ s picked up along the way .

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Professional Lighting & Production ’ s 2022 DIRECTORY OF SUPPLIERS Find the Canadian sources for all of the major lighting , video , staging , and related accessories brands you need for your inventory or next show and install .
PL & P
PROFESSIONAL LIGHTING & PRODUCTION
CURRENTS : NIAGARA ’ S POWER TRANSFORMED
THE HISTORY OF HYDRO & THE FUTURE OF IMMERSION
Our 2022 Directory of Suppliers
One-on-One with LD Tom Kenny
COVER PHOTO : CURRENTS : NIAGARA ’ S POWER TRANSFORMED BY ANDREW LEYENHORST

DEPARTMENTS

09 . News Flashes The latest from Canada ’ s lighting , video & production industries
15 . Agenda Your industry event calendar
16 . Northern Lights OASIS Immersion at Palais des Congrès , PY1 by Lune Rouge & more
42 . In Focus Christine Latour & Ken MacKenzie
44 . Product Spots New products & technologies for the lighting , video & staging markets
49 . Advertisers ’ Index
52 . Classifieds
54 . Project Update The Golden Parade in Cairo , Thomas Rhett on tour , Worre Studios in Vegas & more