So You Want To Be An Ohio-Licensed Minister?

Several Something New Entertainment cast and crew members are Ohio-Licensed Ministers who perform wedding ceremonies for a handful of our clients, each year.  We can also recommend several great ministers, around the area, who specialize in other types...
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Why Marriage Equality Matters; The NEO Rainbow List

  On March 5, 2012, a (then prospective) client reached out to me, in an initial inquiry saying, in part: “…just wanted to be up front but, we are having a same-sex wedding and wanted to let you know beforehand so there weren’t...
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Vendors We Adore: Epiphany Pietzcker of the Piggery at Anna Dean Farms

As the greater Akron area’s newest (and — arguably — its oldest) “White Space” event venue, The Piggery at Anna Dean Farms in Barberton, Ohio is a dream-come-true for a creative event host.  Unlike many white spaces, the...
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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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Something New Entertainment Lighting Design Featured on Local Style Blog

. . Some gorgeous snapshots of our Lighting Design for Handpicked | A Different Kind of Bridal Event are featured on WhyCLE.com’s Why? Weekends! this week! . You can check out the full article, here. . Special thanks to Jen from WhyCLE? for coming...
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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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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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Style Profile: Chromatic a Nuptial Soiree at Happy Days Lodge

  . A Small Thank You! From: Something New   .  to those of you who visited us at Chromatic, A Nuptial Soiree presented by Totally Cooked Catering at Happy Days Lodge on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. MCed by our own Justin and Anna-Jeannine “DJ...
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Something New Entertainment Real Wedding at Brookside Farms Featured On The Knot!

Exciting news: one of our recent weddings at one of our favorite venues is now featured on the knot Real Weddings! Even if you’ve already seen our style profile for this wedding at Brookside Farms on our blog, the knot article is still worth...
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Today, ONLY: FREE “Wifey” Tanks with Handpicked Tix!!!

As we mentioned, yesterday — Handpicked | a different kind of bridal event is giving away FREE “Wifey” tanks from Team Bride Apparel to Brides who purchase Handpicked tickets before 11:59 PM Eastern, today, Friday, April 17, 2015. Get...
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