CMC Speaker Bio: Steve Cohen

In 1972, Steve Cohen dropped out of high school and b*llshit his way into the sound booth of the Starwood club on Santa Monica Blvd. There he pulled the levers (in time to the music) of that old Luxtrol dimmer (sometimes with his feet), mixed the sound, and drank a lot of 151 rum until he got a harebrained scheme to start a lighting company. After seeing one of the first box trusses ever at a Jethro Tull concert he said, "I want one of those." A series of events and a couple of shady

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