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When the husband is in charge of the wedding invitation…

A friend of mine posted this on Facebook, and it was my first genuine laugh out loud of the day. Enjoy, my friends. Full props go to : http://themetapicture.com/when-the-husband-is-in-charge-of-the-wedding-invitation/

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Music Monday: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Formed in 2002 by singer Grace Potter, drummer Matt Burr and guitarist Scott Tournet, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals began their career as an indie band. They got their start in Vermont, self-producing their own albums and playing as many as 200 gigs a year in the jam bands and music festivals circuits. They started gaining…

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Music Monday: I Want You Back

In the spirit of continuing to be inspired by re-imaginings of popular songs, I give you the group Lake Street Dive. Jeff introduced us to their rendition of Michael Jackson’s “I Want You Back” this morning, and we were tickled pink. Lake Street Dive first got together when they were students at Boston’s New England…

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Music Monday – Dirty Loops Cleans Up

Over the years, Sweden has given the world some killer bands – all to varying degrees depending on your taste in music – Roxette, Ace Of Base, Europe, The Cardigans, and of course, ABBA. This most recent Swedish group takes the Princess Cake. Ladies and Gentlemen… Dirty Loops. This trio of young, fantastic musicians is…

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Tell Me Something Good: Chicago Celebrates Jazz

The 35th annual Chicago Jazz Festival is right around the corner!  This free, four day musical extravaganza starts on August 29th at noon at the Chicago Cultural Center, then moves on to Millenium Park in the evening and continues through September 1st. This year’s lineup features an amazing array of musicians, many of them native…

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Music Monday: Basia Bulat's "A Heart of My Own"

Our lovely event booking manager, Carly, is spending her last week with us mulling over her most important final decision: her Music Monday pick. It was worth all those sleepless nights, Carly. This week’s featured artist is indie alternative singer/songwriter Basia Bulat. This multi-talented lady not only sings, she plays the guitar, piano, ukelele, autoharp,…

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