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Win $300 To Music Books Plus

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

MBPNew HRTo mark the launch of its brand new website, Music Books Plus is offering a chance to win $300 to spend MusicBooksPlus.com. Just enter the “Explore & Win” sweepstakes at the URL below.

The new Music Books Plus website features an extensive list of new titles, a clean and modern design, easy-to-navigate functionality, and a content-rich site experience. The Music Books Plus responsive website allows consumers to browse and shop from any desktop or mobile device and the e-commerce function enables customers to order quickly and easily.

Enter at www.musicbooksplus.com/sweepstakes.

Music Books Plus Launches New Website

Friday, June 5th, 2015

MBPNew HRMusic Books Plus, a division of Norris-Whitney Communications, has launched a new website.

The new site features an extensive list of new titles, fresh, new design, improved navigation and search function and faster checkout.

Included are books, DVDs and software on music, pro audio, recording, live sound, multimedia and broadcast.

Visit the new site at www.musicbooksplus.com

 

Westbury Holds Inaugural IMAGINE Technology Showcase

Friday, May 1st, 2015

On Tuesday, Westbury National held its first IMAGINE technology showcaseat The Carlu in downtown Toronto. The elegant venue hosted 35 exhibitors showing off their latest wares in lighting, effects, video, audio, and more.

Featured in the AV Zone were the ultra-narrow bezel videowalls, 4K and laser projectors and 2.5mm LED panels from Christie Digital, LG, NEC, Panasonic, and Sharp.

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AES Toronto March 31 Meeting on Bob Dylan Basement Tapes Restoration

Monday, March 30th, 2015

140826_basementtapesThe Toronto chapter of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) will be holding its March meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, March 31st at Ryerson University. It will be held in room RCC 361 of the Rogers Communications Building at 80 Gould St.

Presentation: 

Bob Dylan and The Band, The Basement Tapes Complete, is a six-CD Sony Legacy release, 138 takes of 115 songs recorded informally throughout 1967 by The Band’s Garth Hudson, mostly in the cramped Woodstock-area basement of the abode known as Big Pink, while Dylan was recovering from a motorcycle accident.  The tapes were restored and digitally re-mastered in Toronto at the E Room by Peter J. Moore and Jan Haust.

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Learn Self-Promotion 101 at Expo-Scene

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

SMALL Jim's presentationAt EXPO-SCENE 2015, Jim Norris, President of Norris-Whitney Communications, will be presenting a special seminar – Self-Promotion 101.

This seminar will show you how to promote yourself, your business or your career. Learn insider, no B.S., tips that you can put into practice the next day. You will learn:

  • How to develop a product, service or set of personal skills that everybody wants
  • How to price yourself and be competitive
  • Where to locate your business or yourself and how to discover new markets
  • How to use all the best tools available to get the word out
  • How to prevail and outlast all your competition

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Visit Us at Expo-Scene booth 450

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

PS logoNorris-Whitney Communications is proud to be a media sponsor of EXPO-SCENE, Canada’s largest production trade show – March 26 and 27 at the Palais de Congres in Montreal.

Norris-Whitney Communications will be exhibiting at Booth 450.

On hand will be complimentary issues of Professional Sound and Professional Lighting & Production.

Music Books Plus will be presenting  a great selection of books on live sound, pro audio, lighting, rigging, trussing, theatre, and more at special show prices.

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Seminar Schedule & Other Details Set for CITT Expo-Scene in Montreal

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

ADD4 MTLCITT has confirmed the seminar schedule and other details for the inaugural edition of Expo-Scene,  which will take place at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, Thursday and Friday, March 26th and 27th 2015. This will bring together industry members in audio, lighting, video, staging, and multimedia technologies. An array of industry and educational seminars will enhance the experience during the two-day show. In addition to visiting over 50 exhibitors and benefiting from a wealth of networking opportunities, you can attend seminars and workshops on the latest technologies, product innovations and business techniques.

Seminar Schedule:

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InfoComm Puts Out Request for Information

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

InfoComm graphicInfoComm has issued the following Request for Information (RFI):

As the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide, InfoComm International must remain at the forefront of technology trends in order to inform its members of new advances and best practices that may affect the way they design and integrate AV/IT systems. To date, InfoComm and its volunteers have collected and disseminated knowledge in the form of books, training, standards, white papers, best practices guides and more.

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Steinberg Music Production Sweepstakes Closes Saturday

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Yamaha_fb last chanceLike the Canadian Musician Facebook page and enter the Canadian Musician Steinberg Music Production Sweepstakes before it closes on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at midnight

You can take your next recording project to a new level by wining a special music production bundle of Steinberg software and hardware courtesy of Yamaha Canada Music. It includes the just-released Cubase Pro 8, the HALion 5 and Groove Agent 4 VST instruments, and a UR44 audio interface. Prize valued at over $1,600.

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2nd Annual AES Toronto Members’ Showcase

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

AES Toronto will to be featuring, once again, the work of its membership at the Tuesday, February 24, 2015 meeting. There is a varied list of presentations that organizers say will entertain and give greater insight into the work that AES Toronto members do.

The presenters and topics include:

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