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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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Lollapalooza Weekend is Here!

This weekend, August 1-3, Grant Park will once again host one of Chicago’s largest music festivals, Lollapalooza.  Organizers have a great line up of headliners including Eminem, King of Leon, Outkast, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Calvin Harris, Skrillex, The Avett Brothers Cage the Elephant and Foster the People, among many others. 2014’s summer weather has been…

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Ring Box Camera

One of the hottest new trends in wedding proposals is the engagement ring box camera.  Invented by a team of students at Hope College in Michigan, the ring box with a tiny camera in it for filming the proposal has ensured that the priceless reaction of the bride-to-be is captured forever.  Ladies, would you like…

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