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Enjoy Expert Event Planning with MARX Entertainment DJ Services and Much More

By Marina Jokic

MARX Entertainment's primary area of expertise is DJing, and they can cover your lighting and photo booth needs as well. In addition to providing entertainment services for weddings, MARX has taken on corporate events, birthdays, school dances, and Bar/Bat mitzvahs with equal success.

"Our DJ's are much more than just a DJ?they serve as your personal on site event planner," Nick Ashe, the vice president of the company said. The art of tailoring an event's musical lineup and lighting takes experience and sensitivity to a client's needs. MARX ensures that your selection of songs is represented and played in a creative way, and can also rent out dancers and other fun extras to spice up the evening.

Photo booths are a hit with customers and can hold up to 15 guests at a time. When you rent a booth you also receive personalized strips, two staff members to assist you, a guestbook, props, and a USB drive with all the images of your event. It's a great way to memorialize your special day, Ashe said. Some of the other perks of renting a booth is that MARX can help in customizing your photos however you wish. You can add your own logo or integrate an entire theme into your photo session. Additionally, you can choose to go with traditional photographs or upgrade to animated GIFs, slow motion video, and custom templates.

When it comes to creating the perfect atmosphere, lighting and special effects are just as critical as music. MARX Entertainment can put on several popular styles of lighting including bistro, string, twinkle, monogram, pinspot, and power and drape which can add a whimsical feel to your event. For example, if you are aiming to draw attention to a particular spot of the room, pinspot lighting can deliver high contrast and can make any object pop. Pipe and drape refers to well-positioned uplighting adding a dazzling display of color to a room. Ashe also recommends adding a fog machine to your repertoire, which can really lend a transcendent and mystical quality. The monogram lighting lets you project your own logo on a screen, adding personalization and flare.

"We also have a casino event division complete with over 20 casino tables and dealers," Ashe said. MARX can offer some of the most popular casino games at your private event, including blackjack, poker, craps, roulette, a prize wheel, and slot machines. Their website features short summaries of each game, and if that doesn't jog your memory, one of their dealers can show you how to play on the spot. It's an easy way to recreate the Vegas vibe at your next gathering.

"During the planning process our staff gets to know our clients to ensure a smooth and awesome party," Ashe said. Their photo booth operators are also fun and engaging and can help you create a memorable scrapbook to take home at the end of your event.

MARX doesn't only do entertainment. It gives back to the community as well. For the past two years, they have annually awarded a $45,000 wedding to a deserving active duty service member or veteran of the U.S. military.

"Along with the support of many of our vendor partners and Smith and Wesson as our presenting sponsor, this has proven to be a rewarding promotion," Ashe said.

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