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Concert lighting

High school orchestra concerts don’t have to be illuminated by boring white stage lighting.  Most schools don’t have sophisticated lighting systems to add visuals to their concerts within their auditorium.  This was a special concert at Spring Grove High School wherein a national artist was brought in to mentor students for a few days then perform with them…

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Best DJ in York, PA

How would someone rate a mobile party DJ as the best DJ in York PA?  Is there an authority on this topic?  I don’t think so.  Just because someone hired or attended someone’s party and enjoyed the entertainment provided by a party DJ, they haven’t likely experienced many other entertainment providers to compare.  Even if…

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Harrisburg DJ entertainment provided for a gala event

I was privileged to be asked to provide Harrisburg DJ entertainment for a gala event at the Central Hotel in Harrisburg.  Although the budget was small and didn’t include lighting, I provided it anyway… What a difference even a few light fixtures make to any event!  Well, I wanted to see how these new triple…

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3 Tips For Choosing A Wedding DJ

A lot of things will help to set the tone at your wedding, and one of the biggest elements will be the DJ. Even if you personally choose all the music that will be played at your wedding ceremonies and reception, the DJ will have their own style and personality that will also have an…

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The Basics of Navigating Same Sex Weddings

I asked my friend David Cole Snook at Mx2 Event Design to guest blog about the differences between opposite-sex and same-sex weddings.  The article he produced provides a solid foundation to assist vendors in the ins and outs of working with these couples.  Here is his great advice on the topic: Many wedding professionals across the state and…

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Wedding venues in Harrisburg, PA

Here is a list of some of the Harrisburg, PA wedding venues for guest lists of 50+.  This is not a comprehensive list but includes many of the venues at which I have provided DJ entertainment services in 1989.   If you have a particular style, budget, location, group size or other parameters that may be…

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Gypsy Weddings

Have you been to, seen or aspire to have a gypsy wedding? The dresses are big and over the top amazing! Here is one that lights up! These are dazzling celebrations that only top the most extravagant school, homecoming, prom, super sweet sixteen and quinceanera events. Without a doubt, the creativity and size of these…

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Dancing on the Clouds

By now you’ve probably seen this magical effect at a wedding, party or perhaps even in a theatrical production.  The “dancing on the clouds” effect uses dry-ice (carbon dioxide) with water to vaporize moisture into a low, floor-hugging effect.  Unlike machines commonly known as fog, smoke or haze generators, a dry-ice machine produces a cloud…

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Dance floor for your party celebration

If you are planning an event to include dancing, you’ll need a space where people can get down.  Depending on the location of your event, that may mean a gravel, wood, carpet, stone, concrete, tile or … perhaps a plastic or glass surface.  Light up dance floors have a plastic or glass top surface and…

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How to have the best wedding reception ever

I recently provided services to a wonderful couple planning their wedding day.  I was involved from the perspective of helping them plan and then providing the DJ entertainment for their wedding reception.  What a event they were planning… A church wedding ceremony followed by an elegant party at a local country club.  One of the…

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