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30 days of the COHVID-19 scare | Perspective from a DJ

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This blog was written on Friday March 27th, 2020 one week into mandated quarantine. Like most busy weeks at the Xplosive Entertainment office, the days leading to close out February were crazy.  We were busy preparing for the upcoming weekend’s events.  Simultaneously, we were meeting with potential new clients, writing[…]

Corporate Events and Team Building

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As the warmer months near, often business owners being thinking about options for a company outing, management retreat, summer picnic or team building event.  Technically speaking, business’s should always be investing in their most valuable asset, their staff, but if you had a pick a the best time of the[…]

Say “I Do” to a First Look

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The topic of a first look has been around for quite some time, yet couples are still torn on whether or not to partake. Tradition says that “Couples separate the night before and are not to see each other until it’s time to walk down the aisle” but more and[…]

Creating a wedding timeline

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Ensuring a perfectly flowing wedding celebration requires a well thought out timeline.  There are several key factors to consider when building this time.  It should also be noted that there is no exact science here or “one size fits all” answer.  The purpose of this blog is to provide some[…]

Creating a unique and memorable grand entrance

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When planning a sweet 16 or bar/bat mitzvah, the grand entrance can make the vibe of the entire party. It sets the tone for the guests as well as the entire feel for the party. There are so many different options that your entertainment group can offer. Having a unique[…]

Finding the perfect mitzvah party favor!

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Every Jewish child‘s simcha is a crucial milestone in their lives!  Parents play a role in the planning.  On top of all the logistics of food, lodging, transportation, attire, decor, another important decision is the guest’s party favor!  Although it is not the main element of the celebration itself, one of the most[…]

Top 2019 Wedding Trends

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As 2019 comes to a chilly end here on the east coast, I wanted to highlight some of the trends we’ve been seeing at 2019 weddings. In no particular order, here is the list with professional tip or comment with each trend. Rustic/Barn/Farm weddings: Rustic is in! Strangely people go[…]

Unique or Alternative Candle Lighting Ceremonies 

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Candle lighting ceremonies have been around for decades.  Bar and Bat Mitzvah’s seem to have been the founding event type for this rite of passage ceremony.  The debate, however, is whether or not to have a candle lighting ceremony and/or how to make it unique or abbreviated without offending those[…]

Popular Trends

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We all know that when planning a Bar/Bat mitzvah for your child it only happens once so understanding the key concepts for your special night is essential. You want everything to be perfect and knowing what trends are in “style” plays a huge role when planning a party. For example,[…]