beauty

With Beauty Bar’s Closure, DJs Ponder the Future of Dallas Nightlife

Beauty Bar officially closed the doors to its short-lived Deep Ellum location last week, the latest in a string of devastating closures in the Dallas music and nightlife community. While the club barely survived a year in Deep Ellum, it leaves behind a rich legacy of sleepless nights, mostly thanks to its eight-year run on Henderson Ave. Though the concept didn’t quite translate across town, Beauty Bar always remained a place that anyone and everyone could show up and show out on the dance floor.

For DJs, it was a venue where they could take creative liberties, carve out their niche, and draw in an audience that really cared about music. It was the antithesis of the soulless bottle service clubs that seem to be multiplying across the city, and its absence leaves a gaping hole in the landscape. Reflecting on years of memorable and formidable experiences at the iconic

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Business for Manitoba wedding DJs, photographers at ‘complete standstill’ – Winnipeg

It’s been a rough summer for the wedding industry, with waves of cancellations and postponements expected to continue well into the new year.

The latest hit to the industry came when the provincial government implemented a 10-person indoor and outdoor capacity limit for the Winnipeg area last week.

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Aside from the hundreds of Manitoba couples who’ve had their special days postponed, those providing services within the industry, like DJs, limousine drivers and photographers, have taken a blow during the coronavirus pandemic.

“For the most part, couples have adjusted from 200 (people), and sometimes I’m even a witness photographing the event,” veteran Winnipeg wedding photographer Curtis Moore said of the 10-person wedding capacity limit.

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Wedding photographer Curtis Moore, the owner of Moore Photography.

Wedding photographer Curtis Moore, the owner of Moore Photography.


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The owner of Moore

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