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Ralph Macchio And Karina Smirnoff’s “Across Grace Alley” Available To Buy And Download, Note To Fans

If you haven’t seen Ralph Macchio And Karina Smirnoff’s short film “Across Grace Alley”, you can now buy and download at it’s official site. If you see it (or have seen it), let us know what you think of it in comments. Some of the words used to describe it so far in reviews are: ‘beautiful’, ‘touching’, ‘emotional’, and ‘lovely’ (sounds like Karina herself).

Also, Karina has written a note to her fans at facebook about her elimination with Randy Couture and how thankful she is to have met him and her other partners on Dancing With The Stars. She also wrote about “Across Grace Alley” and it’s release. Below is more. This tears me up. We love you, Karina!

Thank you all so much for your love and support this season. Although it was short lived, I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to meet a friend for life in Randy “The Natural” Couture and dance for all of you. I’ve always said that the most wonderful part of this show is the incredible fans/supporters who I get to interact with and share the journey with as well as the bonds I’ve been blessed to make. It is incredible that a film like Across Grace Alley was birthed out of the relationship Ralph Macchio and I formed while on #DWTS. Not to mention the other amazing people who worked tirelessly to make this film happen like my manager who raised the capital and helped develop my character to many of Ralph’s longtime “industry” friends who brought this story beautifully to life on screen. It is incredible all of this started with us meeting on Dancing with the Stars. I’ve also remained close to the majority of my previous partners and cheer them on and support them. People like Jacoby Jones, JR Martinez and Corbin Bleu have become my extended family. I say all of this to say how truly grateful I am to have had these experiences, to have met these inspiring people – including many of you and to be reminded that life is short. We are never guaranteed tomorrow but we have right now. The road is not easy but my hope is we can all look back on the journey and be thankful for it. Without the adversity and disappointment or the successes and times of triumph; we wouldn’t truly appreciate what we have accomplished and more important who we were blessed to meet along the way. I am humbled by your love, support and encouragement and hope you all know that whatever I do, wherever I am led, you all are a part of me and my motivation. I pray that today we can all follow our hearts, believe that the future is bright and push forward being present and thankful despite the unknown. Love you all! Excited that you can all now see Across Grace Alley by downloading it at www.acrossgracealley.com Xo K

October 2, 2014 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 Season 19 Poem For Week 3: “A “Flick”Tastic Motion Picture Show

Lois has out done herself again. Below is a new poem for Dancing With The Stars Season 19 Week 3…

A “FLICK”TASTIC MOTION PICTURE SHOW!

Whether you call it a movie, a cinema, a moving picture

MONDAY NIGHT WAS:

A “FLICK”TASTIC MOTION PICTURE SHOW!

Grab the popcorn, select your seat, and:

LET’R FLICKER:

The opening channelled Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio
A blockbuster way to capture the beat of a cinematic show

The entire cast in flicker mode, Kevin Hart joined in the fun
The ballroom took in the picture show, it finally had begun

FLICK NUMBER ONE – WEST SIDE STORY
JANEL AND VAL – JAZZ – AMERICA
WITH A CAST OF CHARACTERS/DANCERS

An Emmy worthy Broadway Show Revue, star making
Superb, stupendous, special, dynamite, dynamic

FLICK NUMBER TWO – THE GREAT GATSBY
JONATHAN AND ALLISON – TANGO
BACK TO BLACK

Precise, pristine pirouettes, feel of intense melancholy
Sparkling, shining, shimmering, Allison – a dazzling dress

FLICK NUMBER THREE – GHOST
BETSEY AND TONY – CONTEMPORARY
UNCHAINED MELODY

Lovely, lilting, luminescent lifts, a flexibility show
Graceful, glamorous, with a golden glow

FLICK NUMBER FOUR – BACK TO THE FUTURE
LEA AND ARTEM – CHA CHA CHA
POWER OF LOVE
BACKUP DANCERS – BAND – A CLASSIC CAR

Powerful dance with pulsating beats
Happy, toe-tappy, dance with heart

FLICK NUMBER FIVE – ROBIN HOOD
MICHAEL AND EMMA – WALTZ
EVERYTHING I DO, I DO FOR YOU

A wonderful, winsome waltz
Arrow through a heart of pure loveliness
Mesmerizing, melodic, masterful

FLICK NUMBER SIX – ROCKY III
RANDY AND KARINA – PASO DOBLE
THE EYE OF THE TIGER

Ferocious, fighting spirit, survival of a champion
With muscle power, embracing the dance

FLICK NUMBER SEVEN – SCENT OF A WOMAN
TOMMY AND PETA – ARGENTINE TANGO
POR UNA CABEZA

A story brilliantly told, tempting, tantilizing, poetic
A man leading a fierce woman, ethereal, authentic

FLICK NUMBER EIGHT. – AUSTIN POWERS
ALFONSO AND WITNEY – QUICKSTEP
HEY GOLD MEMBER
WITH SCENE STEALER – ALFONSO’S MINI ME

Fast, flowing, swinging 60s vibe
Velvety, vivacious, vibrant
10s across the board from Mini Me

FLICK NUMBER NINE – SINGIN IN THE RAIN
BETHANY AND DEREK – JAZZ
SINGIN IN THE RAIN
AN UNBRELLA SPECTACULAR

Paying homage and respect to the iconic Gene Kelly
Classic, stylish simplicity, tappy toe dancing extravaganza

FLICK NUMBER TEN – GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
ANTONIO AND CHERYL – FOXTROT
AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH

Dashing, debonair, endearing, fun and finesse
Tripping the light fantastic, cool foxy-trot

FLICK NUMBER ELEVEN – UP
SADIE AND MARK – VIENNESE WALTZ
MARRIED LIFE

Darling, dreamy, delightful, charming, proper
Flying on balloons among the clouds, sun and stars

Kevin Hart, Josh Gad joined a dance troupe on the floor
HAND JIVE from GREASE, with hand movements galore

Movie Night was over, the popcorn all gone and time to go
It surely was A “FLICK”TASTIC MOTION PICTURE SHOW!

Written By Lois A Troutman, October 1, 2014

THE TIME CAME FOR A DANCING PAIR TO LEAVE THE SHOW!
KARINA AND RANDY TOOK THEIR BOWS, IT WAS TIME TO GO!

NEXT WEEK WILL BE A TEAR JERKER, THE MOST MEMORABLE YEAR!
PREPARE YOUR TISSUE SUPPLY, I’LL MEET YOU RIGHT BACK HERE!

NOTE: A wish came true for me to see HAND JIVE performed! Sweet!

October 1, 2014 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.

New Jennifer Lopez L’Oreal Commercial Premieres, Stars DWTS Gleb Savchenko

Finally!! The new Jennifer Lopez Lopez L’Oreal Commercial has been released starring Dancing With The Stars Gleb Savchenko! Congratulations Gleb! Yes, “it was definitely worth it”!! Beautiful!

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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.

Lea Thompson Chats On Her Next Dance On Dancing With The Stars And More

Lea Thompson tells Kearth101 that she and Artem are planning to do something more modern and heartfelt for their next dance. She’s also not suffering from any injuries except open blisters on her feet. More below and at the link including some audio. Thanks to @DWTSgossip for the heads up on this interview.

As one of the more mature stars on the stage, Lea not only rocks those revealing dance outfits each week, but she also notes that she’s one of the few who hasn’t fallen to any injuries from practices so far.

“Some of the young girls have injuries, but not the old broad,” she laughed. “But I do have a lot of open blisters on my feet which are really painful.”

So what does she have in store for next week’s episode?

“I got a nice comment that I’m the most versatile…so next week I’m doing kind of a more modern piece, which is a little bit heartfelt – it’s actually a tribute to my father who’s passed,” she said. “It’s a really, really beautiful song and it’s very heartfelt, and I feel really honored that they’re letting me do that.”

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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.

Tom Bergeron Talks About Dancing With The Stars And America’s Funniest Home Videos

Tom Bergeron was a guest on Good Day LA. He talked about Dancing With The Stars And America’s Funniest Home Videos! What an amazing career he’s had…especially doing two hit shows at the same time.

Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

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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.

DWTS2014 Allison Holker Writes On New Dance: “It’s gonna be so ‘fetch’!”

Allison Holker has written a new blog at In Touch. She writes of how proud she is of her Dancing With The Stars partner Jonathan Bennett. Even though being in jeopardy was hard, she is so proud of him. Below is more and she teases on their next dance too….

But before we got to show everyone all the hard work we had put in to our dance, we had to hear if we were in jeopardy or not. And then Tom Bergeron said the words, “You are in jeopardy!” It was nerve-wracking, but we were ready to dance and show why we should stay in this competition. Jonathan performed his buns off in that tango and moved me across that dance floor with such ease. Jonathan became Jay Gatsby in our tango, and I was Daisy — we loved playing these roles. We nailed the routine and I was so proud of Jonathan!

We feel so blessed to still be here in the competition and we want to bring magic next week. ‎The fans should be extra happy with what we have in store for them in our next performance. It’s gonna be so ‘fetch’!

More at In Touch including pictures.

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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.

More DWTS Season 19 Week 3 Interviews And Media After Dance Night

Rise and shine, All!! Below are some more Afterbuzz TV interviews that took place after Dancing With The Stars Monday night with JC Rubio. From these interviews, we learn that Betsey and Tony have a Jive and it will be “very special”. As you know from yesterday’s media postings, Antonio and Cheryl have a Samba. Witney and Alfonso have a Jazz. Emma and Michael have a Quickstep. They tease more on these dances below. Watch out…Antonio plans to take his shirt off (why do they have to make a big deal out of that always? lol)

Stay tuned,… they may post a few more interviews at Afterbuzz TV soon.

Also, here is some footage of Mark and Sadie on Access Hollywood…. Read 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.

Mark Ballas Blogs On Dancing With The Stars Season 19 Week 3

Mark Ballas writes of how disappointed he was in the scores for him and Sadie Robertson last night on dancing With The Stars….especially being Carrie Anne said it was one of her favorite dances, but, then she scored them like everyone else. Other than that and the elimination of Randy, Mark was happy with how the night went down. Below is more from Hollywood Life.

Really proud of Sadie tonight! I thought her technique was great; I was really impressed with her frame, considering it was her first ballroom dance. I was a little underwhelmed and disappointed in the scoring. Carrie Ann Inaba said it was one of her favorites of the night, but then scored the same as everyone else. I felt like it could have been 9’s across the board.

I was very impressed with Tommy Chong, I thought he did wonderfully. So cool to see how well he moves, especially at his age. It’s amazing and just goes to show that dance has no age. I was also really impressed with Derek Hough and Bethany Mota. What a great rendition of “Singing In The Rain” – not easy shoes to fill! I also thought Val Chmerkovskiy and Janel Parrish did a great job.

It was a little early in the season, in my opinion, for 10’s. I’ve never seen 10’s this early in the competition, but I felt that the dances that got them definitely earned them. I would have given those dances 10’s, too! But I was surprised that the judges gave them out this early in the season.

 

September 30, 2014 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 Julianne Hough Photo Diary: “I love the vibe of the ’70s! There is a such a sexiness and ease to it all”

Did you like Julianne Hough’s look last night on Dancing With The Stars? I thought she looked so pretty again. She talked with People about it. Below she talks of how she loves the 70’s era (I do too). More at the link including pictures of Julianne getting ready for the show.

“I love the vibe of the ’70s! There is a such a sexiness and ease to it all,” Hough tells PEOPLE. “The music, the clothing and the hair and makeup of that decade has always really resonated with me. We found the beaded bodysuit portion of this outfit first and the minute we paired it with the high-waisted pants it suddenly became this retro, ’70s, fabulous thing and we just built the rest of the look around that core story. It really felt like the perfect look for week three!”

Hough’s stylist Anita Patrickson added that she picked up on the week’s “Movies” theme to pay homage to “Charlie’s Angels, Starsky and Hutch and the style icons of the ’70s like Ali MacGraw, Mia Farrow and Farah Fawcett. The ’70s is already a huge trend this fall and it was the perfect moment to introduce it (subtly!) into Julianne’s look.”

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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.

Carrie Ann Inaba Writes On Her Stand Out Performances On Dancing With The Stars Week 3

Carrie Ann Inaba has written a new blog at Parade. Her two stand out performances this week were Derek and Bethany along with Val and Janel. Carrie Ann also loved Tommy Chung. She also explains why she was harsh this week on Lea (I actually agreed with Carrie Ann on Lea. I think her posture needs improvement as I wrote in comments in Courtney’s Power Ranking post. I noticed this issue in previous weeks as well).

So, the third performance I’d like to talk about was Mr. Tommy Chong. I think I need to explain my Yoda compliment. And it was indeed a compliment. First of all, Yoda is a master, a soft-spoken, yet highly enlightened being who gives the advice that will save the world. He’s distinguished and masterfully skilled yet demure and understated, just like Tommy Chong was in his incredible Argentine Tango performance. There was an special sort of wisdom in the movements and a masterful skill that came across like poetry. He had a few tiny wobbles (but it’s difficult to dance in smoke on that stage). But it felt poetic on all level with a quality that words cannot do justice. It felt like we were having a chance to sit with a master … a wise dancing sage.

I see that some folks are upset with my scores for Lea Thompson and Artem Chigvintsev. There is no doubt that she is one of the best dancers we have this year. And I would say a true contender. She’s got sizzle and sass and all the right moves. However, she was not centered in her Cha Cha performance. It happens. Sometimes, especially for women in heels, we can lose our balance and since it’s a fast-paced dance, it’s hard to get our feet back under us. It’s happened to us all at some point. Her focus was not as razor sharp as usual and her posture could become a problem if not fixed early. That is why I pointed it out. So she can improve upon it. The performance as a whole was about an 8 except then she also had a few mistakes so I deducted for it. My goal as I said last night to Allison Holker is never to diminish or to discourage but rather to encourage improvement. Everything I said to Lea is with love and respect for very real chance to head to the finals.

More at Parade including pictures and fashion credits.

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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.