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Break-Up Songs at Your Wedding?: An Ode to Taylor Swift

Whether we admit it or not, we all love T. Sweezy. She’s just cheesy enough to appeal to middle school girls and just hip enough to appeal to fraternity bros. With the release of her newest album, 1989, the Queen of Break-Up Tunes is pushing the boundaries of her identity as an artist, refusing to…

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Wedding Trend Wednesday: Rock the Dress

By now we’ve all heard of the “wreck the dress” trend in which brides ruin their wedding dresses by swimming or exploring through nature to get some unique photos post-ceremony. This bride featured on ABC takes it to a whole new level by scaling a 2,300 foot mountain in her dress—with fiancé, officiant & photographer…

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50 Wedding Facts & Trivia

Here is a fun post I found on the Knot.  How many of these traditions/superstitions did you know? http://wedding.theknot.com/wedding-planning/wedding-customs/articles/50-wedding-traditions-superstitions-facts-trivia.aspx?MsdVisit=1 Enjoy!

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Headed to Birch Creek

  Stitely Orchestra’s talented keyboardist, Chris White is headed to the Birch Creek Music Performance Center to teach lucky students at the Jazz Vocal Camp from August 10th-15th.  Birch Creek Music Performance Center on Wisconsin’s beautiful Door County peninsula is a young musician’s dream. Founded in 1976, Birch Creek is a unique summer music school…

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{Winter} weddings

Here in Chicago, we have plenty of winter.  Depending on the year, it can start as early as October and last until early April.  And as any wedding professional will tell you, January through March are typically slow wedding months.  Snow, slush, unplowed Chicago streets…..these are just a few reasons to opt for warmer months.…

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Trombone Shorty at Lollapalooza

In April 2013 we did a Music Monday post on Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Sunday afternoon, they helped wrap up 2014 Lollapalooza with a late afternoon set at the Bud Light Stage with an aftershow at the Vic Theater at 7pm.  I first heard Trombone Short on Letterman and just loved his funky, unique…

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