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Our top Do’s and Don’ts for 2019 weddings

We’re well into 2019 at this point, aren’t we Cakies? OMG, it’s almost March!! How. We’ve been thinking and talking a lot about where wedding trends are heading this year. It’s a constant topic of discussion while we’re working at Festoon, actually, so we thought we’d put together some of our top Do’s for 2019. Because everyone loves seeing new trends! But of course we’ve gotta start with trends that have run their course. Can’t have new without saying goodbye to the old, after all. (image cre...
Tags: Wedding, Italy, Baby, St Barths, Don, Big Sur, Norman Blake, Wedding Inspiration, Monstera, Caitlin Mociun, Oren Co

10 amazing Vogue-caliber wedding dresses

Happy Friday friends! You may have seen this Big Sur wedding and this candy-striped beauty we’ve been ogling at over on Instagram, and what can we say? We just couldn’t stop there. We had to add this Chanel haute couture (shot by Elizabeth Messina) to the mix, the first in a slew of incredible Vogue-caliber gowns for you to spend your weekends dreaming about… Here’s Caitlin Mociun in that AMAZING Carolina Herrera gown for her Puglia wedding. (Photo by Gesi Schilling) Isn’t this full, formal M...
Tags: Utah, Instagram, Minnesota, Vogue, Wedding, Patagonia, Ralph Lauren, Chanel, Mandy Moore, Big Sur, Loire Valley, Rodarte, Reem Acra, Norman Blake, Wedding Dress, Bridal Fashion

Shorties (An Interview with Margo Jefferson, Three Cover Songs by Anna St. Louis, and more)

The Millions interviewed author Margo Jefferson. Anna St. Louis shared three cover songs at Aquarium Drunkard. September's best eBook deals. eBook on sale for $2.99 today: The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton Drowned in Sound interviewed Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake. The Ringer shared an excerpt from Brian Phillips’s essay collection Invisible Owls. Hatchie played an in-studio set at Paste. Marian Womack discussed her short story collection Lost Objects with the Chicago Revi...
Tags: Music, David, Rose Byrne, New York Times Magazine, Karl Ove Knausgaard, New Republic, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Newsweek, Brian Phillips, Norman Blake, Eleanor Catton, Hiss Golden Messenger, Margo Jefferson, Public Books, Anna St Louis, Rita Bullwinkel

Get your wedding planning on track with these 3 steps: A LIVE WORKSHOP with The Firefly Method!

We’ve had a blast sharing some of our favorite tips and strategies for wedding planning over the last few months! FINALLY getting to share this information with all of you has been a dream come true. All the while, we’ve been working behind the scenes to develop an easy online program to help engaged couples tackle all  the hurdles that come with planning a wedding, from start to finish. On Tuesday, July 24th at 5pm PST, we’ll be officially opening the doors for Your Wedding, Planned ! This ...
Tags: Wedding, Wedding Planning, Norman Blake, Wedding Advice

3 steps to start your planning your wedding like a pro with the FireFly Method

Hey, Cakies! We’re excited to have wedding planning pros Teissia and Alia behind Firefly Events here sharing a few of their best wedding planning tips, beginning with the biggest question of all: how to get started?! Read on to see what three steps you can take now to get the planning process started, and be sure to leave a comment for T + A with your questions at the end! xo 100LC Let us guess—you’re over the moon at the thought of marrying the love of your life, but you kind of have no idea wh...
Tags: US, Wedding, Wedding Planning, Alia, Norman Blake, Wedding Advice, Trent Bailey, Erich McVey, Arcy Benincosa, Teissia, Nick Radford

Bill's Indie Basement (3/2): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

This week in the basement: the return of Ladytron, a wigged-out new single from Wand; Memphis punk cult legends The Klitz; the jangly slacker style of San Francisco's The Love Birds; and Gwenno asks an important question on her terrific new album. Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, San Francisco, Memphis, Music News, Bill Pearis, Gwenno, Wand, Alex Chilton, Gruff Rhys, Norman Blake, Ladytron, The Love-birds, Bills Indie Basement, Glenn Donaldson, Kelly Stoltz, The Klitz

Elegant fall dinner party in San Francisco with Norman & Blake

It’s always fun to walk into the weekend on a celebratory note (isn’t that what Friday is all about?!), which is why we’ve got this cozy autumn dinner Jesse of Alison Events Planning + Design dreamt up for photography duo Norman & Blake‘s launch party for you today. Lisa of The Wedding Artists Collective and Shannen + Emily of Norman & Blake brought together their San Francisco industry pals to celebrate at the Upstairs at Central Kitchen. We’re thinking Jesse’s modern fall tablescape will insp...
Tags: Fall, San Francisco, Thailand, Wedding, Norman, Alison, Northern California, Dinner Party, Blake, Lisa, Jesse, Emily, Norman Blake, La Tavola, Darling Magazine, Party + Entertaining Ideas

Jad Fair, Tenniscoats and Norman Blake - Thank You

First Listen: Jad Fair, Tenniscoats, and Norman Blake “Thank You” ~ words by tom johnson ~ “Outsider art has never sounded so cute.” And with that somewhat simple preface, the new collaborative record from Jad Fair of Half… (in post First Listen: Jad Fair, Tenniscoats, and Norman Blake – “Thank You” from Gold Flake Paint. More by this artist at )
Tags: Music, Norman Blake

Rounder Records Readies Three Mark O'Connor Digital Reissues

Nashville, TN -- Rounder Records is pleased to announce the digital re-release of the first three albums by acoustic multi-instrumentalist Mark O’Connor. O’Connor’s early recordings document not only the start of a career that would make its mark on the full range of American music, from bluegrass to classical to jazz, but also a portrait of a young virtuoso who could hold his own with many of the best musicians in bluegrass and old-time music. The three albums, which were never released on CD, ...
Tags: O'Connor, Tony Rice, Norman Blake, Grey Eagle, Mark O'Connor, Stephane Grappelli, Rounder

Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift releasing new single, touring this fall

Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift have a new 7" single due out this fall titled "Love is a Drag" which they recorded with Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake in Kitchener, Ontario... Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, Music News, Tour Dates, Bill Pearis, Robyn Hitchcock, Kitchener Ontario, Emma Swift, Norman Blake, Robyn Hitchcock Emma Swift, Teenage Fanclub

swedishpolarbears - Winter

Harmony and guitar-rich power-pop from Sweden It’s been ten years since this Swedish quartet broke on the power-pop scene with their Teenage Fanclub tribute, “Norman Blake.” They’ve released the odd single and EP over the intervening years, but… (in post Swedish Polarbears: The Great Northern from Hyperbolium. More by this artist at )
Tags: Music, Sweden, Norman Blake

swedishpolarbears - Sun of a Gun

Harmony and guitar-rich power-pop from Sweden It’s been ten years since this Swedish quartet broke on the power-pop scene with their Teenage Fanclub tribute, “Norman Blake.” They’ve released the odd single and EP over the intervening years, but… (in post Swedish Polarbears: The Great Northern from Hyperbolium. More by this artist at )
Tags: Music, Sweden, Norman Blake

Teenage Fanclub – 10 of the best

With the beloved Scottish band newly announced for this year’s End of the Road festival, we cast an eye over their delicious back catalogueIt’s questionable whether – when Raymond McGinley sold his fridge and Norman Blake cadged £200 from his parents back in 1989 – Teenage Fanclub knew quite what they were on to as they convened in Pet Sounds, Glasgow, to record their debut single. Blake and McGinley, formerly of the Boy Hairdressers, had recruited bassist Gerard Love only a fortnight earlier at...
Tags: Music, Culture, Pop and rock, Indie, Blake, Saint Etienne, McGinley, Norman Blake, Raymond McGinley, Gerard Love

Laura Orshaw's “Songs of Lost Yesterdays” Released

Laura Orshaw is a celebrated multi-instrumentalist and powerhouse singer who has earned die-hard fans across the country. Laura’s latest solo project, Songs of Lost Yesterdays is available on iTunes, Amazon and all the usual suspects. Songs of Lost Yesterdays includes a mix of 11 tracks consisting of originals and covers with guest artists including: Matt Witler (mandolin), Catherine “BB” Bowness (banjo), Tony Watt (guitar), Alex Muri (bass), Michael Reese 9guitar and vocal harmony), Mark Orshaw...
Tags: Amazon, Pennsylvania, Norman, Catherine, Laura, John Prine, Tony Watt, Bowness, Lesley University, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Cambridge MA, Laura Orshaw, Matt Witler, Alex Muri, Michael Reese, Mark Orshaw