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It’s April and it’s time to honor National Poetry Month, and what better way to do that than to feature some amazing poets that you can bring to your next event? Whether you’re planning a college gathering, a cultural festival, or just a community get-together, these poets are sure to leave a lasting impression with their powerful performances and meaningful words any time of the year! 1. Lacey Roop: Lacey Roop is one of those
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Welcome back to the Neon blog! We use this blog to help provide inspiration and ideas for unique events for your company. If you didn’t know, we help provide and lead engaging events for organizations nationwide, from colleges and schools to companies and corporate events. We recommend reaching out to speak with an agent to get pricing and other answers for your event, but hopefully, we can help you better understand some of the things
  “There’s nothing special about your hypnosis show.” The words made my stomach twist. I had been a professional hypnotist for six years, performing mostly in the college market and for high schools. After five years on my own, I had been picked up by an agent, but only did two more shows that first year with the agency than I had done the year before when I was self-represented. Over lunch with my agent,
There’s something about live music in the open air that just hits different. From the soulful tunes to the energetic beats, outdoor events add a whole new dimension to the music experience. So, get ready to groove with these eight outdoor music events: 1. Lance and Lea: When Lance Kotara and LeAnna Kaufman, better known as Lance and Lea, hit the stage, they bring the essence of Texas with them. Their bluesy guitar and captivating
Welcome to Two Deep Breaths: Harmonizing Music, Yoga, and Meditation for Relaxation & Wellness, where tranquility and rejuvenation await. Led by musician and yoga instructor Shanice Green, this unique program seamlessly blends live music, gentle yoga, meditation, and affirmations into a transformative experience of holistic wellness. Join us as we explore the fusion of yoga, meditation, and live music, each element crafted to nourish the body, calm the mind, and uplift the spirit, offering a
We’ve been in the business of entertaining and engaging crowds for over 3 decades. With experience working with colleges, schools, and companies, we’ve gained experience and an understanding of what types of events work best for different groups and sizes. Today on the blog we wanted to focus on high school students and an important cause, Alcohol Awareness. Alcohol awareness is something that can be extremely beneficial for students in high school, as the majority
Hello and welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog from Neon Entertainment! Here on the blog, we like to make the lives of the activities directors, event organizers and more easier by laying out some engaging activities to make your next corporate event unforgettable. Tailoring a unique event, complete with all the components, can feel like a lot. Boost your employee engagement with the brightest agency. Neon makes it easy, just find what sounds best
Spring is in the air, and what better way to celebrate the season of renewal and growth than with a vibrant Spring Fest? Whether you’re organizing a campus event, community gathering, or corporate function, incorporating engaging activities can make your fest unforgettable. Fortunately, Neon Entertainment offers an array of exciting programs perfect for Spring Festivities. Here are 14 great ideas to consider: 1. Games of Tag: Kick off your Spring Fest with a burst of
In the ever-evolving world of virtual reality gaming, Hero Zone VR stands out as a beacon of excitement and adventure, offering a wide array of immersive experiences that cater to every type of gamer. With a diverse selection of games ranging from heart-pounding action to family-friendly fun, Hero Zone VR invites players to embark on thrilling virtual adventures unlike any other. Let’s take a closer look at the exciting lineup of games waiting to be
In the arena of sexual assault prevention, the need for innovative approaches is paramount in addressing the persistent challenges of misconduct, harassment, and assault. Amidst the myriad of prevention programs, Kelly Pfleider emerged as a pioneer with her groundbreaking initiative, Pure Praxis. Her journey began with a profound recognition: conventional lecture-based methods lacked the emotional depth required to instigate genuine change. Drawing inspiration from the potency of storytelling, Pfleider harnessed the transformative capacity of theater
Fun College events are our forte, but did you know we also work with high schools and middle schools to provide unique programming? We often find that when receiving contact from high schools and middle schools, not everyone is positive that we work with clients outside of the college market. In the next few months, we will be providing new insights to help educate folks around the country on how we can help enhance your

APCA Hershey Recap and NACA Live Preview

Posted on February 20, 2024
February is turning out to be such an exciting month for us! We just wrapped up an exhilarating weekend at APCA Hershey, and now we’re eagerly anticipating NACA Live happening this weekend. Let’s take a moment to reflect on the incredible showcasing artists from the APCA conference and get a sneak peek into what’s in store for us at NACA Live! We hope you had an amazing time at the APCA Hershey conference if you

From Stand-Up Comedian to Game Show Host

Posted on February 15, 2024
In the world of entertainment, there’s always room for exploration and new adventures. For Derrick Knopsnyder, Adam Ace, and Mickey Housley, their journeys from stand-up comedy to game show hosting are stories of passion, creativity, and seizing opportunities. Adam Ace: Adam Ace’s journey into game show hosting was a delightful blend of his love for comedy and his lifelong fascination with game shows. What’s interesting is how his path to hosting game shows actually began
Hello and welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog from Neon Entertainment! Here on the blog, we like to make the lives of the college planning and event-organizing staff easier by laying out some fantastic artists, comedians, and fun college event ideas for you to use! With Spring making its way to the calendar, it’s time to think about springfest/concerts.  On that note, let’s dive into our little spotlight on these talented musicians, Lijie, and
Shaun Boothe’s journey is a testament to transformation, shifting from a career on the stages of the music industry to becoming a prominent hip hop historian and motivational speaker. This article explores Shaun’s unique path, highlighting his victories in competitions, his experiences touring with esteemed artists, and his profound evolution into a captivating storyteller and educator. Shaun’s journey commenced with a nationwide contest victory, earning him $25,000 towards a car and $5,000 spending money in