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Social Media Management :: PR :: Event Production (Corporate & Private Parties, Live Entertainment, Fashion) :: Promo Team & Talent Management

Battle of the Bar Staff Match Ups


So I am pretty excited to see who will get matched up for the upcoming Battle of the Bar Staff – Fight Against Hunger on April 22 at Weirdo’s.  This has been a project in the works for years.  Derek Tate approached me with the concept about 2 years when I was doing sales and marketing for a downtown venue. ...

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Displaced Employees, Gigs & Events Associated with Yassine Enterprises Troubles


I got wind of the Yassine Enterprises scandal a week before SXSW from a local bar owner who said he was looking into buying Roial.  This came as a shock until he unveiled the details of the trouble the Yassine family was in.  I immediately mentioned the news to my close friend who has been a DJ and promoter in the ...

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Watch Out World! Lauren Silva Is Coming!

Lauren Silva

So I’ve been telling my friend about this girl named Lauren Silva. She’s a local singer/songwriter. I’ve been telling him about her for a while now but I just had take him to her show at Cedar Street during SXSW so he could see/hear for himself. Within the first verse, he was like “WHOA!” And he wasn’t alone; everybody at ...

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Lost & Found: Things SIN People Find at The Bar


Anyone who has ever worked in a bar or nightclub most definitely has a pocket full of stories about crazy things they have witnessed or odd items found in their venue. A recent post from a friend who owns a bar on “Dirty Six” reminded me of this opened and empty box of condoms I found on the floor at ...

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