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New Season 19 DWTS Cast Lights Up Rehearsal Parking Lot With Dance Poses, etc

Just a quickie! Don’t miss seeing the Daily Mail for some more wonderful shots of some of the new cast of Dancing With The Stars Season 19 playing around in the rehearsal parking lot. They are fantastic. I am especially loving this one and this one. I love the intensity on Tavis’ face too! I hope he brings that to the dance floor.

More coming up! Stay tuned! What a lively and fun cast this is going to be.

September 10, 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 Season 19 Jonathan Bennett and Allison Holker Hit Red Carpet At Glamorama ‘Fashion Rocks’

Pictured below is Dancing With The Stars Season 19 couple Jonathan Bennett and Allison Holker! They attended Glamorama ‘Fashion Rocks’ at the Create Nightclub in Los Angeles, California. What a hot couple for Dancing With The Stars. I love their “expressions”. I can’t wait to watch them dance. More pictures at Getty Images. Scroll below for some video and a blog too.

ETA: They answer some questions at Just Jared Jr. too. Also, check out this link for a video blog from Jonathan.

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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 ‘Getting To Know’ Pro Dancer Allison Holker (Suri Serano Interview)

Below is a fantastic interview with Suri Serano (of Afterbuzz) and Allison Holker. It’s an older interview, but, it’s fun to listen to in getting to know Allison some more and understanding how Dancing With The Stars isn’t her ‘first rodeo’. For more on Allison (including dance videos), see our previous “getting to know” Allison Holker post here.

September 9, 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.

Michael Waltrip Video Of DWTS Emma Slater At Her First Race Car Race

So cute!!! Check them out!

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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.

What Are Your First Impressions In These Categories For Dancing With The Stars Season 19?

Ok, so most of you have seen the first interview videos, read the first spoilers, and interviews, etc.. Question: What Are Your First Impressions In These Categories For Dancing With The Stars Season 19: Biggest Surprise, Most Dramatic, Most Likely To Showmance, First Eliminated, and Real Top 4? Court, Heidi, and I will weigh in below with our answers and thoughts. We’d love to hear your answers and thoughts as well. Please join us in comments if interested.

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Biggest Surprise: It’s funny as I’m kind of getting this “biggest surprise” feeling from all of the contestants in some way. Sadie is surprising me by having such a sweet personality. With a ‘Duck Dynasty’ connection, I was expecting “Bristol Palin” #2, but, I’m not getting that feeling at all. She seems to have a lively, light hearted, and sweet disposition.

I also think one of the biggest surprises we’ll see is how far Michael Waltrip and Randy Couture might go in this competition for their fun personalities. Though I think “promo” is key here for both. I especially hope Michael feeds his You Tube channel like we saw Nancy Grace do because that seemed to help her a lot in her season.

I wonder on Tavis as well as it could go either way. Even though Read more..

September 8, 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.

7 Days And Counting Until The Premiere Of DWTS Season 19, New Pics, Shoot, Videos, and More

Hey, what’s up with Peta Murgatroyd and Derek Hough? If you see this link at Pure Derek Hough, you can see some video and pics of them shooting something for the show. Their Argentine Tango is looking passionate and full of sexy to say the least! :D

Also, don’t miss seeing the Daily Mail for some more new photos of the cast arriving to rehearsals. What a busy weekend they’ve had. There is no rest for the weary.

Also, below are some fun pics and videos of the cast in rehearsals. I love how Sharna is 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.

Videos Of Some Of The New Cast Of Dancing With The Stars Arriving To Rehearsals

These are always fun to watch. You can view another at Pure Derek Hough.

ETA: More rehearsal arrival videos… Read more..

September 7, 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 Poetry Corner: “Casting The Stars Of The Dance”

And here is our fabulous resident poet, Lois, with another one of her great poems putting this past week’s emotions together….

CASTING STARS OF THE DANCE

Season 19 is complete by casting stars of the dance
A variety of stars twinkling, tantalizing, taking a chance

From a race car driver to actors oozing the word hot
Each one has been cast, each one being given a shot

To have their star rise, twirling across the dance floor
DANCING WITH THE STARS casting spells and allure

The pros are polishing the talents of the brilliant cast
Three new pros join the fun, will their stars learn fast

On September 4 the cast assembled together on GMA
Announced one by one, it was a glorious, happy day

Having the honors of announcing each dancing pair
Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews voices filled the air

The pairs debuted as they came through the door:

ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV AND LEA THOMPSON
DEREK HOUGH AND BETHANY MOTA
KEO MOTSEPE AND. LOLO JONES
TONY DOVOLANI AND BETSEY JOHNSON
MARK BALLAS AND SADIE ROBERTSON
VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY AND JANEL PARRISH
EMMA SLATER AND MICHAEL WALTRIP
ALISON HOLKER AND JONATHAN BENNETT
KARINA SMIRNOFF AND RANDY COUTURE
CHERYL BURKE AND ANTONIO SABATO, JR
PETA MURGATROYD AND TOMMY CHONG
WITNEY CARSON AND ALFONSO RIBIERO

But, wait, Number 13 was cast, there was one more:

SHARNA BURGESS AND TAVIS SMILEY

The countdown is on, the ballroom is ready to roar
Rafters will shake, dance fever temperatures soar

September 15 stars will shine, emitting a special glow
CASTING STARS OF.THE DANCE and on with the show!

Written By Lois A Troutman, September 6, 2014

JUDGES BRUNO, LEN, CARRIE ANN ARE JOINED BY ONE!
JULIANNE HOUGH HAS BEEN CAST TO JOIN IN THE FUN!

SEASON 19 WILL GIVE US PLEASURE, CAST WILL SHINE!
DANCING WITH THE STARS ALWAYS WILL BE MIGHTY FINE!

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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.

DWTS19 Emma Slater And Michael Waltrip Pictured At The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400

I can’t get enough of Emma Slater and Michael Waltrip. Here they are pictured in a pre-race ceremony at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International in Richmond, Virginia over the weekend. Check oot Emma’s face in the second photo. LOL! You can see more fun photos of them and this event at Getty Images. Also below is an instagram posted by Emma!

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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.

“Footwork” Might Work In Lolo Jones Favor On Dancing With The Stars

The Indiana Gazette has a great piece up on Olympian Lolo Jones and why she decided to take a break from the hurdles and do Dancing With The Stars. She wants to have some fun. She also may be a little intimidated by some of her competitors, but, her strong suit might be her footwork and she plans to work hard…

Now, she’s clearing her calendar to cha-cha and foxtrot.

Jones put the brakes on her bobsled ambitions — just for a winter, though. Nothing long-term.

Only because there’s no telling how far she may advance in the dance competition and it may be well into November until she’s finished.

“They (bobsledding) are the ones that encouraged me to take the year off,” said Jones, 32, who’s from Des Moines, Iowa. “They knew about this opportunity, said it would be good for me to have fun.”

No pressure, but quite a few athletes have won the competition: Emmitt Smith, Apolo Anton Ohno, Helio Castroneves, Kristi Yamaguchi, Shawn Johnson, Hines Ward, Donald Driver and Meryl Davis.

That’s why she’s been taking some instructions. She’s also a little intimidated by some of the backgrounds of her fellow competitors. Thompson once trained in ballet and some of the others were tap dancers.

But Jones does have this working in her favor — her footwork from years of track. She was recently on a plane with actor and fellow competitor Ribeiro, who was rubbing his ankles and saying how bad they hurt after a dance session.

“I told him that when I come off a hurdle I jam my ankles pretty good. So this isn’t too bad,” Jones recalled. “He looked at me like I was crazy.”

More at the Indiana Gazette.

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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.