September 8, 2014

We headed down to Columbia, Missouri in late July for a wedding at the University of Missouri in Columbia. Ryan and Leah are former alumni of the University and were married in the AP Green Chapel on campus. Then they threw a black and gold decorated wedding reception at Memorial Union. Entertainment was provided by an 80s cover band, the Reagans, specially reunited 10 years after their college heyday for the weekend’s festivities. Then the evening ended with a Cage and Aquarium dance party and a sparkler exit for Ryan and Leah. Here are a few of our favorite photos!

Cage and Aquarium Photographer: Shelley Anderson

Cage and Aquarium DJ: Tyler Huffman

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September 2, 2014

Tuesday – September 2nd

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Nevile (aka DJ Elliven) @ Tonic Room | 80s and 90s Classics

Wednesday – September 3rd

Dan (aka Demchuk) on 88.3 (WZRD) – 10PM-1am | Open Format Radio Show

Friday – September 5th

Ajay (aka DJ Shade) @ Beauty Bar | Open Format

Lexi (aka DJ Lecks) – Roka Akor | Open Format

Tyler @ Dark Horse | Open Format

Kevin (aka DJ K. Price) @ Holiday Club | 80s Videos

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ The Nosh Market (2 North Riverside) – 11am-2pm | All Vinyl Lunch Hour

Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Citizen Bar | Open Format

Saturday – September 6th

Dan (aka Select Inverse) @ Northside | Open Format

Avi (aka DJ Avi SIC) @ Minibar | Open Format

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Multi-Kulti | All Vinyl Open Format

Sunday – September 7th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Kevin (aka DJ K.price) @Flagship | Open Format

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee’s | All Vinyl Night

Monday – September 8th

Adam on 88.7 (WLUW) – 6-8 PM | Open Format Radio Show

Tuesday – September 9th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Nevile (aka DJ Elliven) @ Tonic Room | 80s and 90s Classics

Wednesday – September 10th

Dan (aka Demchuk) on 88.3 (WZRD) – 10PM-1am | Open Format Radio Show

Thursday – September 11th

Avi (aka DJ Avi SIC) @ Progress | Open Format

Friday – September 12th

Lexi (aka DJ Lecks) – Roka Akor | Open Format

Tyler @ Dark Horse | Open Format

Kevin (aka DJ K. Price) @ Holiday Club | 80s Videos

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ The Nosh Market (2 North Riverside) – 11am-2pm | All Vinyl Lunch Hour

Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Minibar | Open Format

Saturday – September 13th

Dan (aka Demchuk) @ Northside | Open Format

Lindsay Bailey @ High Dive | All Vinyl Open Format

Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Sofitel | Open Format

Sunday – September 14th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee’s | All Vinyl Night

Monday – September 15th

Adam on 88.7 (WLUW) – 6-8 PM | Open Format Radio Show

Tuesday – September 16th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Nevile (aka DJ Elliven) @ Tonic Room | 80s and 90s Classics

August 30, 2014

Weddings at Willow Harbor Vineyard in Three Oaks, Michigan always seem magical. Danyce and Chris’ wedding was no exception. The ceremony was nearby at St. Bernard’s Church in Benton Harbor, MI. Then all the guests enjoyed the beautiful July evening at the outdoor winery wedding venue. It was perfect! Here are just a few of our favorite photos.

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Shelley Anderson and Kristin Parra

Cage and Aquarium DJs: Lexi Zajdel and Adam Peindl

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Reception Location: Willow Harbor Vineyard in Three Oaks, MI

Ceremony Location: St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Benton Harbor, MI

Photographer: Cage and Aquarium

DJ: Cage and Aquarium

Florist: Olivetti Events

August 27, 2014

Alison and Anthony had a beautiful July wedding at Lincolnshire Marriott in the Northwest suburbs. The wedding was complemented by so many beautiful details, but the paperie from Elizabeth Grace was a definite highlight. Alison is a designer for the invitation boutique! Here are just a few of our favorites from the wedding day.

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Shelley Anderson and Hadassah Bullis

Cage and Aquarium DJ: Tyler Huffman

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Ceremony and Reception Site: Marriott Lincolnshire

Photos: Cage and Aquarium

DJ: Cage and Aquarium

Flowers: Ashland Addison

Invitation and other paper details: Elizabeth Grace

Chalkboard Lettering: Reenie Rose

Video: Shot Time Productions

 

August 19, 2014

We were honored to partner with The Library for their open house earlier this summer. Located at 190 S LaSalle, the library event space is beautiful and the views of the city are even more stunning! There were many other fantastic event professionals that helped make this event a great success! AraOn, Art of Imagination, Blue Plate, Boutique Bites, City Lights Orchestra, Entertaining Company, Food for Thought, Frost Lighting, Halls Rentals, Jewell Events Catering, Juliet Tan Floral, PSAV, Stand and Clap Entertainment and Windy City Linen all participated. Here are a few of the photos we captured!

Cage and Aquarium Photography by Shelley Anderson

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August 18, 2014

Julia and Josh had a beautiful summer wedding ceremony at Faith Lutheran Church in Glen Ellyn and reception at the White Eagle Golf Club in Naperville. We had a great time with their bridal party and guests on the dance floor later that night! Here are just a few of our favorite photos.

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Kristin Parra and Hadassah Bullis

Cage and Aquarium DJ: Tyler Huffman

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August 15, 2014

Sarah and Mark had a wonderfully laid back wedding ceremony and reception at Revolution Brewery in Logan Square in early July. With brewery tours and delicious beer on tap, guests had a great start to a relaxed evening. The event ended with a packed Cage and Aquarium dance floor! Here are a few favorite photos:

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Shelley Anderson and Eva Ho
Cage and Aquarium DJs: Neville Allen and Cody Messick

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August 14, 2014

Tuesday – August 12th

Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Exit | Open Format

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Nevile (aka DJ Elliven) @ Tonic Room | 80s and 90s Classics

Wednesday – August 13th

Dan (aka Demchuk) on 88.3 (WZRD) – 10PM-1am | Open Format Radio Show

Thursday – August 14th

Avi (aka Dj Avi SIC) @ Benchmark | Open Format

Friday – August 15th

Lexi (aka DJ Lecks) – Roka Akor | Open Format

Tyler @ Dark Horse | Open Format

Cody and Adam @ Elbo Room | 80s/90s

Kevin (aka DJ K. Price) @ Holiday Club | 80s Videos

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ The Nosh Market (2 North Riverside) – 11am-2pm | All Vinyl Lunch Hour

Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Chloe’s | Open Format

Saturday – August 16th

Justin (aka Select Inverse) @ Northside | Open Format

Avi (aka DJ Avi SIC) @ Bar Louie (River North) | Open Format

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Multi-Kulti | All Vinyl Open Format

Sunday – August 17th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee’s | All Vinyl Night

Avi (aka DJ Avi Sic) @ Gaslight | Open Format

Monday – August 18th

Adam on 88.7 (WLUW) – 6-8 PM | Open Format Radio Show

Tuesday – August 19th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Nevile (aka DJ Elliven) @ Tonic Room | 80s and 90s Classics

Wednesday – August 20th

Dan (aka Demchuk) on 88.3 (WZRD) – 10PM-1am | Open Format Radio Show

Thursday – August 21st

Avi (aka DJ Avi SIC) @ Progress | Open Format

Friday – August 22nd

Lexi (aka DJ Lecks) – Roka Akor | Open Format

Tyler @ Dark Horse | Open Format

Kevin (aka DJ K. Price) @ Holiday Club | 80s Videos

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ The Nosh Market (2 North Riverside) – 11am-2pm | All Vinyl Lunch Hour

Avi (aka Avi Sic) @ Fig and Olive | Open Format

Saturday – August 23rd

Dan (aka Demchuk) @ Northside | Open Format

Lindsay Bailey | High Dive | All Vinyl Open Format

Sunday – August 24th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Chris (aka DJ Moppy) @ Harbee’s | All Vinyl Night

Monday – August 25th

Adam on 88.7 (WLUW) – 6-8 PM | Open Format Radio Show

Tuesday – August 26th

Brian @ Houndstooth | Country Night

Nevile (aka DJ Elliven) @ Tonic Room | 80s and 90s Classics

 

August 9, 2014

Michelle and Tyler had a beautiful late June wedding at St. Zachary Church in Des Plaines and reception at Chandler’s Chop House in Schaumburg. The evening ended with a great C+A dance party. Here are a few of our favorite photos!

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Kristin Parra and Christina Pawlak

Cage and Aquarium DJs: Scott Schaefer and Cody Messick

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August 8, 2014

Kat and Nate’s fun Bohemian style lightly showed through in their beautiful wedding details. We joined them while they were getting ready at the Hotel Palomar. After a stunning first look and photos around the city, we headed to Ignite Glass Studios where they had their ceremony and reception. It was a slightly rainy day throughout, but we managed an outdoor rooftop ceremony with views of the Chicago skyline just before the storms came through! Here are a few of our favorite photos!

Cage and Aquarium Photographers: Shelley Anderson and Eva Ho

Cage and Aquarium DJs: Justin Ferranti and Ed Clemons

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Ceremony and Reception Venue: Ignite Glass Studios

Caterer: Food for Thought

Wedding Coordination: Lola Events

Ceremony Music: Wellington Strings

Floral Decor: DIY

Reception Music: Cage and Aquarium!