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First-person accounts from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford

"I hang lighting and sound and scenery for concerts, movies, and trade shows. I don't do the lighting or the video or the sound. I get it safely up in the air. I used to be a lighting designer, and we had a saying that without lights, it's just radio. My saying is: without rigging, it's just a nightclub."

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