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Wedding Pugh Dascoulias, Bessie Dascoulias throws money
In Greek tradition, the groom's mother, Bessie Dascoulias, showers the couple with money for prosperity and good luck. Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias overall shot at LifeHTX
The celebration party had a Greek theme with tables decorated with blue-and-white tableclothes, evil eyes peeking out from floral sculptures, and a white wedding cake trimmed in blue.  Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias Lebanese dabke
Guests also danced the Lebanese dabke in tribute to groom Clifford Pugh's heritage. Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias champagne toast
John Dascoulias and Clifford Pugh celebrated their marriage with a champagne toast. Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias floral arrangement with Greek evil eye
The florist, Rexbury Events, incorporated evil eye medallions into the arrangements. Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias Bubba McNeely entertainment
Singer Bubba McNeely seranaded the crowd with an array of dance tunes. Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias Greek dancing
John Dascoulias led family members in a Greek dance. Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias homemade baklava
In addition to wedding cake, guests sampled homemade baklava from Dascoulias' mother, Bessie, and sesame wedding cookies made by his aunt, Christina Kapolis. Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias dance with Christina Kapolis
John Dascoulias dances a traditional Greek dance with his aunt, Christina Kapolis Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias LifeHTX venue
The LifeHTX walls served as vibrant digital backdrops to the dancing. Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias dance with Claudia Kolker, Susan Greenberg
John Dasoulias, center, dances traditional Greek dances with guests. Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias Joel Luks solo dance
Guest Joel Luks stole the show with a passionate dance to the Bruno Mars song, "Uptown Funk." Daniel Ortiz Photography
Wedding Pugh Dascoulias party disco ball
The evening ended with the classic disco tune, "Last Dance," as a giant gold disco ball was flashed on the screen. Daniel Ortiz Photography