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Carrie Brownstein Officiated a Wedding at Her Book Event Last Night

While Amy Poehler played piano

Carrie Brownstein’s currently in the middle of her cross-country book tour for Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, and at last night’s stop of the promotional train in Pasadena, California, the Sleater-Kinney frontman officiated the impromptu wedding of two fans. According to Salon:

Last night, during a Q&A for Brownstein’s new memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl at a Presbyterian Church in Pasadena, moderated by Amy Poehler, a young couple raised their hand and asked if Brownstein — who was recently ordained to perform weddings — would marry them on the spot.

Naturally, Brownstein was game for the challenge. According to her publicist, Poehler grabbed a handful of flowers from the stage and handed it to the two women, Kendall Oshiro and Genevieve Hernandez, then launched into a spirited, if shaky version of “Greensleeves” on the church organ.

Then Brownstein actually officiated the women’s wedding, giving what was reportedly a lovely, touching off-the-cuff speech. Watch footage of the “ceremony,” including Poehler’s piano-playing, below.

Married by Carrie. Featuring Amy on piano. #CarrieBrownstein #AmyPoehler

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