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DWTS Karina Smirnoff Takes Pre New Years Eve Toast At The Catalina Hotel (Photos)

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As previously reported Dancing With The Stars Karina Smirnoff is holding a New Years Eve Studio 54 themed party at the Catalina Hotel in Miami, Florida tonight. Above she takes a pre New Years Eve toast. You can see more fabulous photos of her at the Daily Mail (courtesy of Splash News) in a bikini and lounging around at the hotel here. Gorgeous (cute shoes too!)! Jimmbboe will love this post! John might as well. Happy New Years! :D

Picture above courtesy of Karina at twitter.

UPDATE: You can go to World Red Eye to see some stunning new photos of Karina at her party last night. Check out her “Happy New Year” tiara!!!! Beautiful!!!

December 31, 2012 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Dancing With The Stars Strictly Comes Dancing Judge Len Goodman Weds Dance Teacher Sue Barrett

Congratulations to Dancing With The Stars and Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman!! According to the Daily Mail, Len married his long-term girlfriend and dance teacher, Sue Barrett, in a surprise wedding ceremony over the weekend among 30 family and friends. Below are a few details from the link…

Guests were treated to a champagne reception on the mezzanine balcony overlooking the central restaurant, which Goodman paid £10,000 to hire.

The couple, both dressed in blue, were married in a private room by Westminster superintendent registrar Alison Cathcart.

After the short ceremony at 2pm, their guests sat down to a sumptuous five-course lunch. There was a choice of prawn cocktail or Asian-style pumpkin soup to start, followed by mushroom risotto.

For the main course guests could choose between seabass or English lamb with stir-fried vegetables, with cheese and ‘old school’ apple crumble to finish.

The happy couple then – of course – took to the floor for, as Goodman put it, ‘a spot of dance-teacher dancing.’

The Strictly judge, who officially registered his intention to marry in August, said: ‘I’ve been going out with my lovely Sue for ages and I decided it was time to pop the question.

‘She’s gorgeous and makes me very happy – though she likes to stay out of the limelight. It was a complete surprise to my friends and family today and we’ve had a fabulous time.’

For more including some pics, see the Daily Mail.

Thanks to all who sent us this news. As Sally said to me at Twitter, maybe Len will be less cranky now? LOL!

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS Lacey Schwimmer And Kyle Massey Together Again At The Mohegan Sun (Video)

This is just too fun! Ladies and Gentlemen, Lacey Schwimmer and Kyle Massey dancing, etc at the Mohegan Sun this weekend….

ADDING: Thanks to the Mohegan Sun, you can see some fun pictures of Lacey and Kyle signing autographs HERE.

December 29, 2012 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Dancing With The Stars Cruise With Mark Ballas, Kym Johnson, Tristan MacManus, And Lacey Schwimmer

We heard a little on this news yesterday with Emma Slater in a previous posting. Now the Miami Herald is reporting “Dancing With The Stars is going to sea”. Holland America is to conduct six theme cruises featuring Dancing With The Stars events. More details below including the pros picked to dance.

The popular TV show Dancing With the Stars is going to sea. Holland America will conduct six theme cruises featuring Dancing With the Stars events in 2013 and early 2014. In addition, the line will conduct an exclusive Dancing With the Stars program on every sailing of all 15 of its ships.

Events on the six theme cruises will include dance lessons, a chance to meet the dancers, photo ops and a production featuring celebrities and dance pros from the TV show. Among those scheduled so far are pro dancers Mark Ballas and Kym Johnson, Tristan MacManus and Lacey Schwimmer. Dates for the seven-night theme cruises are Feb. 16 on Eurodam (Caribbean), June 22 on Veendam (Canada/New England), June 30 and July 7 on Oosterdam (Alaska) in 2013, and Jan. 5 and Jan 12, 2014, on Nieuw Amsterdam (Caribbean).

Non-theme-cruise programs on all the ships will include dance lessons and a dance-off performance with chosen guests pairing with the ships’ professional dancers. The program will begin Feb. 16 with the Eurodam’s seven-night Caribbean cruise out of Fort Lauderdale.

For more information on these cruises and others, see the Miami Herald. Sounds fun, eh?

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS Karina Smirnoff To Hold New Years Eve Party, Makes Resolutions, Few More Details On New Movie

Dancing With The Stars Karina Smirnoff is holding a New Years Eve Studio 54 themed party at the Catalina Hotel in Miami, Florida. She’ll also be turning 35 the next day. Karina plans to go all out. Here is more from Miami.com.

“When I was younger my friends and I would celebrate the night of Dec. 31 and then finish by the morning of the 3rd,” she says from Los Angeles. “But now sometimes people are too overpartied. They’re like, ‘Oh, it’s too close to New Year’s Eve. We need to do something chill. We’re still recovering!’ ” The Dancing with the Stars pro also gets occasionally cheated out of good gifts.

“What’s this combined-present thing?” she says, laughing. “You can’t go that route with me. I can understand the thought process, but you need to go all out. Don’t double it. Triple it!” As fantastic as Smirnoff looks, she also isn’t crazy about aging: “A lot of people say, ‘Oh this is so exciting.’ No! It was exciting turning 25. Counting how many years you’ve been alive? I don’t like that at all.”

South Florida also has an article up with Karina about her New Year’s festivities which includes times and ticket information. She also gives a few more details on her new movie directed by Ralph Macchio. Here is a take…

The movie tells the story “about two people who have a chance encounter which gives them a new perspective on life.”

Although she admits the flick, also starring veteran actress Marsha Mason, may be a bit of a tear-jerker, Smirnoff says it’s about finding peace within yourself and helping others in life. “It leaves you thinking and hopeful.”

Macchio and Smirnoff, who were partners on Season 12 of “Dancing with the Stars,” have a family-like bond and will often hang out for family dinners and on holidays. However, watching him as a director was a new experience.

“Seeing him behind the cameras was definitely memorable and very cool…honestly, the whole filming process was one of the most amazing experiences of my life.”

I’m really looking forward to this movie, are you? More at South Florida where Karina also gives her New Year’s resolutions.

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Sasha Farber Chats About DWTS, The Other Pros, His Dance Schedule, And More

For now, dance pro Sasha Farber plans to keep his schedule completely open for the next season of Dancing With The Stars which is of top priority. He hasn’t received the call yet to dance, but, he’s hoping to hear something in February. In the meantime, Sasha plans to do some exhibition dances and “Ballroom With A Twist”. He’s just started rehearsals. More with Kristyn Burtt below including his thoughts on his celebrity dream partner for Dancing With The Stars, his view on the other pros, and his favorite kind of dance. He also gives advise for young dancers. Another great interview!

December 28, 2012 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Stills, Spoliers Released Of Dancing With The Stars Pro Dmitry Chaplin On “Bones”

Some stills have been released of Dancing With The Stars pro Dmitry Chaplin dancing on “Bones”. You can see a photo preview of him and the cast at TV Fanatic as well as read up on some spoilers.

In the first hour, Fox pulls a little cross-promotion with So You Think You Can Dance as the team goes undercover to solve the weekly murder – and dance champs Eliana Girard and Dmitry Chaplin guest star.

More at TV Fanatic.

Don’t forget this special Bones premiere episode with Dmitry will air on Monday, January 14th on FOX. To view a promo video, see our previous posting here.

ADDING: Thanks to Buddy TV, below is a slideshow with Dmitry in it as well….

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Troupe Member Emma Slater Interviewed About Dancing With The Stars 16, Her Career, Future Plans, And More

What a wonderful interview with Dancing With The Stars Google Hangout and Dancing With The Stars troupe member Emma Slater! They ask Emma if she knows anything about Dancing With The Stars Season 16 yet. Emma hasn’t heard anything official and probably won’t until about a week before the show starts “when they are needed”, but she hopes the same judges will stay and the half points. They also ask her on the biggest highlights of her career! Did you know she started dancing at 10? More in detail below including information on “Ballroom With A Twist” for what she and some of the other pros will be taking part in. She also talks of Dancing With The Stars In Las Vegas and the Cruises to take place. Geat interview GIRLS! It’s great to get to know Emma more!!

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Happy Holidays Under the Mistletoe And Cancer Free For DWTS Brooke Burke Charvet (Photos)

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Check out those smiles!! Dancing With The Stars co-host Brooke Burke Charvet and hubby, David, were seen out and about Malibu, California this week shopping and having fun. Brooke tweeted the pic above with the title “Happy Holidays…..under the mistletoe”. It must be such a relief to be cancer free and feeling stronger and stronger with every day. You can see some beautiful pics of Brooke and her family at the Daily Mail in a beautiful sweater dress as well. *so happy and relieved for her*

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I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Henry Byalikov Talks Of Preparing For Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Next Season Of Dancing With The Stars, and More

Henry Byalikov has released a new blog for Christmas!! He talks of his plans for the off season. He’s catching up with family and friends, watching over his students, and preparing for “Strictly Ballroom The Musical” as previously reported. He’s also looking forward to the next season of Dancing With The Stars “fingers crossed” as a “pro”. Many of us have our fingers crossed too, Henry. More below. His tree is so cute and did you know he likes to golf and bowl?

Fascinating as always, if you have more questions for Henry, write to him at his twitter, facebook, or his official site.

Thanks Henry! Merry Christmas and here’s to the best “2013″ for you coming up too!!!xx

December 27, 2012 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.