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May13

Something New MC Featured in Major Industry Mag

If you’re checking out the most recent issue of Mobile Beat Magazine, you may notice the name of someone you know on the cover!  That’s right — a “Pro DJ Files” interview article about our own Anna-Jeannine is promoted on...
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May04

An Epic Adventure in Geek Chic Marriage

May the Fourth be with you. It’s Star Wars Day, so I’m just going to say it out loud: I love working on “geek” weddings.  We’re just coming off of a long weekend volunteering as booth ambassadors at OddMall for a local nonprofit...
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Apr27

An Eclectic Industrial Celebration at smARTspace

This article is LONG overdue, but… the timing is also a little bit significant, too. Two years ago, today, on Saturday, April 27, 2015, we (MC Justin and Anna-Jeannine “DJ AJ9” Herman, Wedding Entertainment Director®) had the pleasure...
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Apr09

Country Chic Nuptials at Brookside Farms

Update: this event is now featured on the Knot’s Real Weddings! We first met Chelsea in person at the Boutique Bridal Bazaar, and from that first meeting, it was obvious that we shared a strong connection.  The next week, we made plans to get together...
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Apr02

Rustic Plum Wedding Inspiration at Hines Hill

  . Handpicked | a different kind of bridal event is an annual style event  — a styled-shoot-meets-bridal-show where Northeast Ohio Brides and Grooms can witness the inspirational wedding trends we all adore, right here in the Midwest while...
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Feb19

A Sophisticated Fairytale at the Tudor Arms

We were first introduced to Erik, a police officer, and Kristen, a physical therapist, through some colleagues who we greatly admire — the wonderful staff at the Historic Tudor Arms Hotel (by Doubletree). After speaking with Erik and Kristen about...
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Jan20

What’s the WED® Credential All About?

The Wedding Entertainment Director® or WED® title is a designation associated with the only peer-reviewed application process in our industry.  That process often spans several months or even years, due to the high-standards assessment, detailed...
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Nov18

Style Profile: Ben and Samantha Get Hitched! (Part 1 – The Lighting Design)

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost three months since Samantha and Ben got Hitched! On Sunday, August 24, 2014, I had the immeasurable honor of serving as Wedding Entertainment Director® and Master of Ceremonies for Samantha and Benjamin...
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Oct02

SNE MC Earns International Honor

” DJ AJ9 ” Named Ohio’s First Wedding Entertainment Director®   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Akron, Ohio – October, 2014 -Akron-based couture entertainment boutique Something New Entertainment announced, this ​month, that...
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Aug28

Event Review: Ellen and Jason’s Classic Amber Wedding Shindig at Rosemont Country Club

On Saturday, June 15, 2013, DJ Heather G. had the pleasure of serving as Master of Ceremonies, providing sound design, and designing lighting for Ellen and Jason’s wedding reception at Fairlawn’s own Rosemont Country Club.  The ceremony took...
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