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Jun
16

You Won’t’ Believe Who Just Bought Ebony and Jet Magazine

Black celebrity news

In mid-June we learned that the legendary Ebony and Jet magazines have been sold off to a freakin’ private equity firm? Read how it happened, and why this might actually be good news…
On June 15, Chicago newspapers reported that two of the most famous black publications in the world had been sold, sending waves of both shock and nostalgia throughout the black celebrity news world.
It’s a personal subject for modern black entertainment and gossip sites. In a time when black men and women were largely invisible in popular culture, Jet and Ebony shined a spotlight on everything from black celebrity news to the civil rights movement. Now, the iconic magazines have been sold to a private equity group based in Texas.
While the news shocked many long-time Ebony

May
24

Tents are for More Than Just Camping Booking Tents for Your Big Day

Tents for rent for outdoor events

Hosting a wedding is stressful enough, but trying to plan it outdoors? Now that’s a challenge. Hosting an outdoor event, especially a wedding, always holds a bounty of charm and elegance, unless you get beat out by the weather, that is. But no matter the weather or time of year, a tent could be the solution for you!

Why tents?

When you hear the word tent, you may be thinking of camping, but in truth, tented events have the potential to be elegant and otherworldly like no camping adventure has ever been. Not only that, but it can safeguard your reception from most types of weather. Since most weddings are plann

Apr
27

Heading to Las Vegas? Surrender Lineup for Spring 2016 is Insane

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There’s a simple reason the North American touring industry broke records in 2015, hitting revenues of more than $3 billion. And that reason? The staying power of EDM music, which has sent top tier DJs like Diplo, Avicii, Flosstradamus and Afrojack touring the world, whether they’re headlining festivals in Europe or selling truly insane amounts of Las Vegas club tickets.
And Steve Wynn has been capitalizing on the newfound success of EDM by building up some of the best nightclubs in the world. Wynn backed nightclubs like Surrender Las Vegas and Encore Beach Club Las Vegas regularly host some of the most popular parties on the face of the planet, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Satu

Apr
21

3 Popular Home Theater Seating Setups To Consider

home theater seatingWhen you specialize in luxury home theater installation, you become an expert at all the various setups, features, and technology homeowners need to build the ultimate in-home entertainment system. However, many people mistakenly believe that building the perfect home theater is all about choosing the right technology, whether it’s flat screens, surround sound speakers, golf simulators, or even home automation systems. With 12 million home automation systems expected to be installed this year alone, it’s clear we’re living in a technology obsessed age.

And yes, those things are important, but too many people treat comfortable home theater seating as an afterthought. Ultimately, it doesn’t matter if you have the latest cutting edge home theater technology if you don’t have comfortable home theater seating to enjoy it.

We offer the best home theater seating Lexington KY has to offer, and we’ve learned a thing or two about the perfect way to set up your new home entertainment system. So before you spend your entire budget on a movie-theater style projector, here are some of our favorite home theater seating setups to consider.

Stadium Seating for Home Entertainment Rooms
Strangely, many major movie theater chains have actually lagged behind home entertainment experts when it comes to the physical layout of their theaters. While stadium seating won’t be an option in every home, it can be a perfect addition to home theaters with room to spare. Stadium seating involves placing each row of chairs at a different level so that the back rows have a perfect few of the screen. If you want to build the ultimate home movie theater experience, then stadium style seating is the way to go.

Home Theater Recliners
Recliners are another area where movie theaters have lagged behind the home entertainment industry. Recently, many movie theaters have started to install reclining movie theater chairs, which have long been a popular choice for comfortable home theater seating. In one recent survey, 44% of moviegoers said they had been to a theater with comfy recliner seating. So if you’re one of the 57% of people who prefer watching films at home, then there’s no better way to enjoy movies and entertainment in the comfort of your own home than in the comfort of your very own reclining chair!

Bean Bag Chairs: Not Just For College Students
For households with children, bean bag style chairs are a fun feature to add to the front of a home theater. Not only are these bean bags comfortable, but they provide a homey feel to a home theater installation. More importantly,kids absolutely love them.

Our home entertainment experts are always happy to make personal recommendations for clients’ home theaters, as every home and setup requires a different solution. If you’re looking for comfortable home theater seating, then you can’t go wrong with popular brands like Lane, Palliser, Ashley, Irwin, Berkline, and CuddleBag.

Mar
05

Glass Artwork Literally Mirrors Nature’s Best Creations

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As the temperatures neared 60 degrees the first Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska, the city’s botanical gardens capitalized on the brilliant sunshine and warm weather for a beautiful exhibit.
Although the brightly colored glass artwork was inside at the Lauritzen Gardens, the walls and ceilings made of glass made the visiting guests feel as if they were outdoors. A nationally-recognized glass artist by the name of Craig Mitchell Smith is the latest artist to combine his creations with the beautifully cared for flower and plant gardens.
Combining sculpture installations with natural plants and blooming flowers makes sense. Since glass artwork can find no better model than the blooms created by nature, the combination is a perfect match. Tucked in and among force bloomed plants, the glass artwork is one more i

Feb
23

Three Unique Ideas for Fun Adult Parties

Unique fundraising ideas

When we were children, many of us couldn’t wait to grow up. The problem with growing up is the fact that we now have to deal with responsibilities, which tend to get in the way of doing those things we imagined our grown up selves doing when we were children. It is important to remember to balance work with play and set aside a time for friends and family to get together; unfortunately party planning ideas are hard to come by for adults. Here are three fun party ideas for adults to let lose and relax for a change!

Classy Theater Parties

For some, the idea of playing dress-up and participating in a high-class social affair is enough to get them out of the house. If you live in an area fortunate enough to a have a performing arts center, make use of the theater by organizing

Apr
11

See Hawaii From a Different Perspective

Tourist tour

The influence of Hawaiian culture can be felt throughout the United States. The pineapple is a symbol of hospitality because when sailors brought them home to New England, they would display them on the porch to signify that the sailor was home from foreign ports and ready to welcome visitors. Did you know that George Washington grew pineapples in his Mount Vernon hothouse? If you want to gain a new appreciation for the Hawaiian islands, check out guided tours of the Pearl Harbor museum and other historical sites for your next trip.

Oahu, the most populous of all Hawaiian islands, is home to approximately 75% of the state’s population. Oahu is home to some of the most popular attractions include Waikiki and Pearl Harbor. Oahu has been used has a

Apr
10

Three Tips for Crafting the Best Video Content on the Web

Toronto digital video production

In the online marketing world, everyone knows that content is king. But as website move further into the advancements of the 21st century, there’s no denying that users always champion what they can see over what they can read. That’s why an estimated 81% of senior marketing executives today are focusing their advertising campaigns around video marketing. And digital video production services are picking up their calls.

That’s also why consumers who view videos online before they actually go shopping are 174% more likely to make a purchase than those who did not. But marketing videos go much f

Apr
03

Become a More Healthy Individual With Regular Ballroom Dance Lessons Workouts

Ballroom dancing tampa

Many of us lack the confidence to get out on the dance floor, even when everyone else is dancing. This can hinder us socially. By learning to dance at an early age with dance classes for kids, we can avoid having to take the dance lessons for wedding and other big events. You wedding dance can be important and you really want to nail, so take dance lessons early to prepare.

Ballroom dancing lessons and dance classes for kids can be a great way to learn coordination and rhythm at an early age. Furthermore, ballroom dancing is really starting to grow. The amount of people taking lessons grew by over 2% over the last 5 years. getting kids involved in dance classes for ki

Mar
11

Innovative Online Video Production Services

Digital video production

Do you now how popular online web video production is today? You simply have to look at the viewership of websites like YouTube to get an idea. According to recent estimates, YouTube fanatics watch the equivalent of 500 years of video on the notorious website every day!

With that many people watching videos online every day, there are clearly plenty of marketing opportunities to be had by companies ambitious enough to pursue them. For better or worse, there are thousands of companies that are driven enough to go to great lengths to do just that. Naturally, this has created an online marketing environment that is so competitive that companies are forced to find new ways to interact with marketing prospects.

Given the the rabid popularity of online videos, the top companies quickly realized that they