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Shows Wrapping Up For DWTS Pros In Ballroom With A Twist And Forever Tango (Videos, Photos)

What a summer it’s been for the run of “Ballroom With A Twist” and “Forever Tango”. It seems these two shows have never been more popular as fans every where went to see their favorite pros from Dancing With The Stars take to the stage. Broadway World has a little ending promo article posted today for Forever Tango raving about Karina and Maks.

Originally scheduled to appear for three weeks only, the couple previously announced a two-week extension after their triumphant opening night. Entertainment Weekly raved about their performance in Forever Tango, saying, “Dancing with the Stars (and formerly engaged) pair Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff perform to rapturous cheers from the crowd. The couple is, in a word, dazzling. Smirnoff glides beautifully, and Chmerkovskiy shakes his hips (and his booty) with such skill, it’s clear he was born with the talent.”

Here are a couple of videos from the show that you might not have seen before as well….

As for Ballroom with a Twist, don’t miss visiting their Official Facebook when you get a moment. There is a steamy new picture of Val and Peta on stage (I’ve always loved these two when they dance together.). Be sure you see the “Recent Posts” section by fans too for more even more pics of Val, Peta, and Tristan.

Tristan MacManus fans page also has some fun photos of the cast greeting fans and taking pictures backstage.

Peta also tweeted out this instagram of her herself doing the splits on stage with background lights. It’s captioned, “My love… My Art… My life… The stage will always be where I feel most powerful.” Beautiful and it about sums it all up for how our busy pros must feel right now after the dancing summer they’ve had!!

UPDATE: Check Ballroom With A Twist Official Facebook again. They’ve added even more new pics. Thanks to Elmari for the heads up!!

August 18, 2013 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 and Forever Tango’s Karina Smirnoff Attends 2 Guns Premiere

Awww, be sure to check out all of the lovely photos today of Dancing With The Stars and Forever Tango’s Karina Smirnoff at Zimbio Pictures!! Last night, the dancing pro took some time out from Broadway to attend the ‘2 Guns’ New York Premiere at SVA Theater in New York City. She looks so perfect in a purple sexy dress and gold pumps. What do you think? Gorgeous!! And I love how she plays around and has fun with the photographers!

Jim, you will love this! ;)

July 30, 2013 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.

Karina Smirnoff And Maks Chmerkovskiy Answer Questions From Fans About Dancing, DWTS, And Forever Tango

Thanks to Broadway.com, here is a new interview with Karina Smirnoff and Maks Chmerkovskiy. They answer questions from fans for what they love about dancing, dancing with each other, and being on Broadway in Forever Tango. They also answer some fun questions about Dancing With The Stars. They are so cute, funny, and full of chemistry as always.

Thanks to @DWTSMaksimFans for the heads up!! For all of our previous updates on Maks and Karina in Forever tango, visit this link.

July 29, 2013 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.

DWTS Karina Smirnoff And Maksim Chmerkovskiy Talk Forever Tango With Good Day NY (Video)

I need to get ready for work shortly. Before I take off, I leave you with this fun new interview with Maks and Karina with Good Day NY!

New York News

July 18, 2013 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.

The Fun Continues With DWTS And Forever Tango Stars Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy (New Video, HQ Photos)

And the fun continues with Dancing With The Stars pros Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy in New York! Below they dish with Access Hollywood about “Forever Tango” as they sprinkle cupcakes. Karina says she and Maks know each other so well and so long, Maks will speak what she’s thinking. This and their love for “Forever Tango” might be why doing the show is working out so well. Maks couldn’t imagine doing “Forever Tango” with anyone else. Really cute interview. Also, for some high quality photos of this cupcake appearance (lol), see Getty Images.

July 17, 2013 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.

PureDWTS Media Tidbits: A Beach Party, Lots Of Forever Tango Reviews, Judge Returning

Good Monday All! How are you and are you anxious for the new season of Dancing With The Stars to start yet?

Just a few media things to share today. First up, according to this tweet Carrie Ann Inaba will be returning as a judge for the new season of Dancing With The Stars. I’m not sure what to think. I’m ready for some new blood in this area especially in Carrie Ann’s and Len’s spot, but, hey.

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Dance pros Karina Smirnoff and Maks Chmerkovskiy continue to make waves in the Broadway world in “Forever Tango”. There are some raving reviews out there and some not so raving reviews out there. To read and see some awesome photos, see these links….

“The show is called Forever Tango, and they weren’t kidding with that title….” via Hollywood Reporter Thanks to Miss Heidi for this one)

“Think of the show as an Argentinian tasting menu of music, moves, mystery and mucho sensuality — but without a 12-hour flight to Buenos Aires….” via The NY Daily

“The big draw of course — besides Santa Rosa — is former Dancing With the Stars (and formerly engaged) pair Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff, who perform in a handful of the dances to rapturous cheers from the crowd. The couple is, in a word, dazzling. Smirnoff glides beautifully, and Chmerkovskiy shakes his hips (and his booty) with such skill, it’s clear he was born with the talent….” via Entertainment Weekly

“Two pros from ‘Dancing With the Stars’ pull focus from the sultry moves and artistry….” via USA Today

“Performing routines choreographed by Horvath and Galoto, the popular duo perform with a more show-bizzy style; making more of an effort to play to the audience than their counterparts. Chmerkovskiy isn’t above clowning a bit with his partner’s skirt, granting peaks at his well-developed chest and shaking his fanny in the direction of squealing fans. I’ll leave it to the dance critics to evaluate the technique of each couple but the intense sexuality of Horvath and Galoto seems to exude more authenticity….” via Broadway World

“Both are comfortable here — having appeared in the 2009 ballroom extravaganza “Burn the Floor,” they’re Broadway vets by now — and they sure deliver something, if not traditional steps. With Karina, it’s a haughty stare and “Don’t mess with me” attitude. With Maks, it’s a bubble butt and hints of sculpted pecs….” via The NY Post

Lastly, there was a beach party over the weekend in which some of our dance pros and past contestants from Dancing With The Stars attended. You can see some cool pics of Cheryl Burke, Kelly Monaco, Chelsie Hightower, Mark Ballas, Peta Murgatroyd and more at the Daily Mail and Zimbio Pictures. Derek Hough was in attendance too. See Pure Derek Hough for some fun pictures of him.

And that is all for now. More later …I hope. xxx

ADDING: Here is a new interview with Maks and Karina with Hollywood TV. Thanks to @DWTSMaksimFans for this one. I love what Karina says about Dancing With The Stars and how it helped her and Maks get their roles in Forever Tango.

There are also some great pics of Maks and Karina taken over the weekend at Getty Images where they attended a “Celebrities Visit Broadway” celebration. Karina also attended a Major League Baseball’s All Star Bash. They also sprinkled “Forever Tango” cupcakes. See this link for more.

July 15, 2013 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.

Apolo Ohno Discusses DWTS, Karina Smirnoff And Maksim Chmerkovskiy Rehearse For Forever Tango

Former all star of Dancing With The Stars Apolo Ohno was interviewed by Huff Post LIVE. He talks all about his current projects one of which includes reporting in the next Olympics. But, that’s not all! Apolo also talks all about his two journeys on Dancing With The Stars. He compares what it was like to dance with partners Julianne Hough (he knew she was a superstar the first time he saw her!) and Karina Smirnoff (LOL to her knowing how to “crack a whip”). Cute interview and he loved them both!



You can watch more of this interview at Huff Post LIVE! I loved Apolo on Dancing With The Stars. He indeed is in my top 10 celebrities to ever do Dancing With The Stars.

Also, don’t miss seeing some new pictures of Karina at Getty Images today as she works out for her return to Broadway in ‘Forever Tango’. So cute as always!!

UPDATE: Don’t miss seeing this Getty Images link. They have just posted new pictures of Karina and Maks rehearsing for “Forever Tango”! So cool!!! I so want to see this show!

June 28, 2013 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.

DWTS Pros Karina Smirnoff And Maksim Chmerkovskiy To Dance In Forever Tango

Would you like to see Dancing With The Stars pros Karina Smirnoff And Maks Chmerkovskiy dance together again? If so, you’ll be able to do just that as the two have agreed to dance in the hit Broadway show “Forever Tango” from July 9th through the 28th. Below is more from People.com. For ticket information, visit this link.

“It is such an honor to have been given this opportunity to star on Broadway again,” Smirnoff said in a statement. “Forever Tango is an incredible production and the Tango is an intense, sensuous dance of passion. Asking Maks to join me was in and of itself intense, so I figured by opening night, it would be explosive!”

The pair, who originally met in a Broadway production of Burn the Floor, became engaged New Year’s Day 2009 in Las Vegas and then endured a very public and bitter breakup in October of the same year.

In Forever Tango, they’ll join guest vocalist Gilberto Santa Rosa, a five-time Grammy winner, and be done in plenty of time for the fall season of Dancing.

Pretty Cool! I’d love to see them dance in this show!! And stay tuned! Something might be up on GMA today with this news.

June 19, 2013 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.

Anna Trebunskaya Dishes On Forever Tango And Dancing With The Stars (Dances too!)

Our beautiful and sweet pro, Anna Trebunskaya, was a guest on San Francisco’s 7Live yesterday to promote her dancing role in “Forever Tango”. It’s fascinating as she talked of how much she’s learning from the other dancers and the powerful energy of the show. She also talks of the differences in performing with professionals versus celebrities on Dancing With The Stars. Did you know her parents were dancers too? She mentions them as well. As for Dancing With The Stars, Anna says she doesn’t know if she will be returning yet and won’t know until the cast reveal on Feb. 28th (hmmm…that is so hard to believe?). She dishes about her partners and showcasing them. She wraps up with a Forever Tango performance. Too fun! For ticket information how you can see Anna dance in Forever Tango, see the link. (If the video below doesn’t come up for you, you can view at the link as well)

February 16, 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.

One Leg Up For DWTS Pro Anna Trebunskaya In Forever Tango (Photo)

LOL! Don’t you just love Anna? She is beautiful as well as being a “ham”. The picture above is one she posted at her facebook while doing her make-up for her performance in Forever Tango. Currently, the show is in Miami, Florida. You can see more pics of her in her Forever Tango album here. Anna will be travelling back to California with the Forever Tango crew this week to do a three day show in San Francisco. For ticket information, visit Vertical Response.

February 11, 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.