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Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson, Chris Soules, Emma Slater And More Attend Star Magazine’s Hollywood Rocks Event

Last night Dancing With The Stars Witney Carson, Emma Slater, Brittany Cherry, and Lindsey Arnold attended Star Magazine’s Hollywood Rocks Event with Jason Derulo at The Argyle in Hollywood, California. Chris Soules and his fiancé attended the event as well. Below are a few photos and some video coverage.

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April 16, 2015 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 Season 20, Week FIVE – Let’s Discuss Tonight’s Show!! (Spoilers)

Theme of the week: Disney. Thanks to watching some media I’ve had that damn “Step in Time” in my head all day. Couldn’t shake it when Charlie was dancing to it, it’s no better now. Grrrr…..

So, Teams are picked tonight for Team Dances next week, I understand. The current cumulative scores are:

Nastia – 134
Rumer – 132
Riker – 131
Willow – 128

Something to keep in mind while watching is how the scoring will impact the cumulative and how that will, in turn, impact the team captains. If it all goes to hell, they can always switch from cumulative score to the top 2 scorers of the night. They seem to change it to fit their needs.

Great opening number!! Loved it! All of it. They even managed to squeeze Derek in.

Okay, so Robert is safe and Suzanne is in jeopardy. Suzanne is getting the “I’m quitting” edit – don’t know if it means anything.

Well, Suzanne was doing really well up until the dress malfunction. Bummer. Don’t know if her scores would have gone higher or not though.

Man, shady camera work on Kym and Robert. Geez. Producers will stop at nothing,

Oh boy, Robert was off time the whole time. I have a feeling we might see how strong his fanbase is soon.

More results….Chris and Witney in Jeopardy. Willow is safe, Patti is in jeopardy. By my count that’s already three couples in Jeopardy.

Wonder if Patti is bowing out. She has such a great spirit. Not much dancing, but such wonderful energy.

While I loved the dance, I forgot what style it was supposed to be. Mark’s production was fun, but the dance really god lost in all that. I think this was one step too far. There wasn’t a lot of fluidity. This one could have gone either way.

Chris, eh. That’s gotta hurt. Think Witney is still getting used to not having Alfonso.

Nastia, Rumer, Riker and Noah all safe. Not hard to figure out with four already in jeopardy.

Sharna did a great job with that dance. Obviously, he didn’t do as much as others, but impressive. And good on Sharna for the talking to she gave Noah.

And Sharna does look like a Disney Princess. :-)

So, they tease the rest of the show saying they saved the best for last and showed Riker, Rumer and Nastia. Wonder who they’re going to have go last and then have the judges proclaim them the “best dance of the night”?? Rumer or Nastia?? Bets?

Holy cow – that was a good dance from Riker! And he is SO INTO being Captain Jack, ya gotta love it. :-)

Hmmm….I think I would have given Riker another 10. It wasn’t perfect, but it was pretty damn good.

Oh boy, Rumer and Val are getting a really good edit. Or bad one, depending on your POV. But it sure doesn’t reflect what really happened.

WTF?? There was no Samba in that until the Samba roll. Best dance of the night? The fix is in for sure.

Wayyyyyy overscored.

Way to go Erin so she cuts off Val before he can get too pompous.

Deep throat was right – that was right out of a Disney Movie!!

OMG. Carrie Ann is going to dock them for poor lip syncing?? The fix is certainly all the way in. Rumer gets a 10 for a non-Samba. Nastia gets a 9 10 for poor lip syncing?? How the hell does anyone believe that Derek is favored on this show?? The two best dances of the night get seccond place and the non-samba that wasn’t even that well done gets first place?? Not at all rigged. Nope.

But Nastia is still in first place with cumulative score. :-) Of course, that probably means they’ll use the top scores of tonight and Rumer will be team 1. Sometimes I wonder why I continue to watch this extremely manipulated, over produced show.

Patti safe.

Suzanne eliminated.

April 13, 2015 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Dancing with the Stars Season 20, Week FOUR – Let’s Discuss Tonight’s Show!! (Spoilers)

Theme of the week: Most Memorable Year….or some such thing. I expect to need tissues at least once. This can be either good….or very bad. :-D

Holy crap!! That was quite a start to the show!! And of course, Len picks it apart. No character of the dance? Spare me the narrative. I guess he got the producers notes.

LOL…I swear that Bruno ALWAYS does what he can to counteract Len. Happens all the time. :-)

Man, why did they go back to this way of doing the elimination?? Sucks.

Robert and Kym are safe, Riker and Michael are in jeopardy. Bites. Poor Peta looks like she might puke. Read more..

April 6, 2015 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Dancing With The Stars Live To Tour This Summer

Could this be the big announcement tonight? If you head to this link, you can see a new schedule for the new Dancing With The Stars Live Tour to take place this summer. Note how the dancers include Sasha Farber, Keo Motsepe, Peta Murgatroyd, Witney Carson, Val Chmerkovskiy, Emma Slater, Artem Chigvintsev, Jenna Johnson, Alan Bersten, Brittany Cherry, and all-star champion Melissa Rycroft. Keep watching the link as I bet they might be adding more cities soon. Thanks to #DWTSGossip for the find.

So, who plans to go?

ETA: Entertanment Eeekly has posted on the tour with a few more details and quotes from Val and Melissa.

“Every time I think I’ll never do this again they suck me back in!” said Rycroft, who has been a competitor twice on the show. The singer said she’s excited to travel by bus and “live like rock stars” with her husband and two children.

Those joining Rycroft on the tour include Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Witney Carson, Peta Murgatroyd, Artem Chigvintsev, Keo Motsepe, Emma Slater, Brittany Cherry, Alan Bersten, Jenna Johnson and Sasha Farber. The tour will incorporate both new choreography and popular numbers from the show into the live performances.

“The opportunity to go out on the road theater to theater and have the privilege to perform in front of our fans, getting to meet them and interact with them is an opportunity I couldn’t pass up,” Chmerkovskiy said.

More at Entertanment Eeekly.

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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.

Dancing with the Stars Season 20, Week FOUR – Who’s Dancing What…and When?

Grab ya kleenex and get ready for “Most Memorable Year” Week. :::sigh::: Anyone else remember the good old days when every single week didn’t have to have a theme?? I do.

Anyway, Vogue has been a workin’ fiend as per usual and the info we have so far on the dances comes from her Massive Media Roundup post….or in Sharna’s case, her blog. Mark and Willow’s dance is from something he said on Afterbuzz, which Vogue will put up as soon as she gets it.

And hey – at least they’re not all Rumbas.

ETA: Apparently it’s okay if someone other than us spoils the songs. Really ABC – Just Jared is a better option? Funny how no one cared about the songs until we started spoiling them a few seasons ago. Humph. Michael’s song already feels heart wrenching. Nastia’s song is so perfect for an AT that I wonder if it was her idea. I wonder about Chris’ also.

ETA2: Finally got Suzanne’s and Riker’s dances nailed down. According to Courtney, they could have gone several ways with those particular songs.

Nastia and Derek – Argentine Tango (Song: “Variations on Dark Eyes” by Lara St. John)
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Rumer and Val – Waltz (Song: “Turning Tables” by Adele)
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Patti and Artem – Jazz (Song: “Dan Swit Me” by Patti LaBelle)
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Willow and Mark – Contemporary (Song: “Atlas” by Coldplay)
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Chris and Witney – Rumba (Song: “The Book of Love” by Gavin James)
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Michael and Peta – Rumba (Song: “Not My Father’s Son” from “Kinky Boots”)
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Noah and Sharna – Contemporary (Song: “American Soldier” by Toby Keith)
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Robert and Kym – Waltz (Song: “The Last Waltz” by Engelbert Humperdinck)
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Riker and Allison – Tango (Song: “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk The Moon)
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Suzanne and Tony – Foxtrot (Song: “Three’s Company Theme” by Dominik Hauser)
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March 31, 2015 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Dancing with the Stars Season 20, Week Three – Let’s Discuss Tonight’s Show!! (Spoilers)

Well, I don’t know about you all, but in this saga known as DWTS, I fully expect Rumer to get a tongue bath whether she deserves it or not, and Nastia/Riker/Willow (or any combination thereof) to get relentlessly nitpicked over something stupid…most likely something they have little control over, like music…in order to make sure the leaderboard changes up again. Anyone willing to take that bet?? :-D

Very nice opening pro dance!!

Already prepping the audience for leaderboard switchup.

What monkey dreamed up Disco Salsa, not that it will matter. Loved her outfit this week and the dance was very good. It was just so weird. Read more..

March 30, 2015 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

DWTS20 Week 2 HQ Photos Of Carrie Ann Inaba, Julianne Hough, Bruno Tonioli, Erin Andrews, Tom Bergeron

How about some love for the other cast members of Dancing With The Stars who help make this show exciting for us? Click on the pics to see more.

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March 25, 2015 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 Dancing Poetry Corner – Jammin’ At The Jamboree

I thought I would share with you how I craft these poems. I take them very seriously, mapping them out beforehand. I work on a legal pad dividing each pair up in sections, including opening numbers, etc. I re-watch the show taking copious notes so it is refreshed in my mnd. I do research if I need to. I often search for synonyms and new ways to express things. I try to keep them close to the theme of the week. I coin words and phrases such as I did in last week’s poem, Mandy Moore-tastic, to emphasize a certain part of the show. I take it and soar into my mind picking my brain for ideas to be creative. Poem titles can come way beforehand. Or as I’m writing the poem. I sometimes come up with ideas as I’m falling asleep, in the shower, anywhere. They have been really fun to do. I hope you are enjoying them. So happy for any comments!

Jammin’ At The Jamboree

The Ballroom was in a frenzy, Jammin’ At The Jamboree
The atmosphere was electric, so much fun for us to see

The dancers were on fire, all were in a Jumbo Jam-A-Thon
Wishing the dances were on view on a Jumbo Jam-A-Tron

The night ebbed on and a special surprise was filling the air
A lady serving her country returned with love and with care

The songs were chosen with special meaning to each pair
The time came to dance, their stories with us ready to share

My Jam Number One
Chris and Witney
Cha-Cha-Cha – Time of Our Lives

A bluesy, bold, ball of flirty fun
Entertaining and enthusiastic

My Jam Number Two
Suzanne and Tony
Jive – A Whole Lotta Shaking Going On

Full of animal magnetism, shimmy and shake
Tempting, teasing, with vitality and spring in step

My Jam Number Three
Robert and Kym
Foxtrot – You Make Me Feel So Young
A wish from Michael Buble

Celebration of a Spring romance in the air
Floating across the floor, a fairy tale in motion

My Jam Number Four
Charlotte and Keo
Cha-Cha-Cha – California Gurls
Assist from a Pair of Crabs, Sunbathing Gals, Surfer Dudes, Beach Balls

Fun, flirty, a leggy good time
Swinging into a Summer on a ray of sunshine

My Jam Number Five
Michael and Peta
Foxtrot – Workin’ My Way Back To You
Four Seasons Assist

Painting the town red, Motown magic
Beautiful. light on feet, Broadway feel, picture perfect

My Jam Number Six
Rumer and Val
Cha-Cha-Cha – Rumor Has It

Bright light on the floor, flashes of brilliance
A powerhouse attack of a warrior on a mission

My Jam Number Seven
Redfoo and Emma
Jive – My Sharona

Jolly, joyous, jumping jive
Like an ignition switch, ball of fiery fun

My Jam Number Eight
Willow and Mark
Argentine Tango – Somebody That I Used To Know

Kaleidoscope of Kolorful Koreography, painted with excellence
Star-quality footwork, sharp tango, a dance with heart

My Jam Number Nine
Noah and Sharna
Samba – Homegrown Honey
Assist from The Country Troupe
Dedicated to Jamie – His Love and His Heart

Flavored with country flair, clicking of heels, happy hats
On beat, hot, full of stability, extraordinary

My Jam Number Ten
Nastia and Derek
Rumba – Thinking Out Loud

Glorious, glamorous, goosebumpy, graceful, glowing
Flawless flow, fantastic, marvelous motion

My Jam Number Eleven
Riker and Alison
Foxtrot – Sugar

On a bridge to brilliance, romantic, simply beautiful
Divine, dynamite by street light, talk of the town

My Jam Number Twelve
Patti and Artem
Cha-Cha-Cha – In Da Club
Club Dancers Assist

Dazzling Diva, Queen of Soul, Victorious
A champagne celebration of collaboration

Jammin’ At the Jamboree it was a joyous Jumbo Jam-A-Thon
Oh how we wish we could have seen it on a Jumbo Jam-A-Tron!

Written By Lois A Troutman, March 24, 2015

THE NIGHT ENDED AND REDFOO AND EMMA HAD TO GO!
NEXT WEEK WILL BE LATIN NIGHT ON THE DANCING SHOW!

March 24, 2015 I Written By

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Afterbuzz TV Reviews Dancing With The Stars Season 20 Week 2

Kristyn Burtt, Jake_DuPree, and SuriSerano of Afterbuzz TV review Dancing With The Stars Season 20 Week 2. Trained dancer Darvina Plante is their guest. She went to school with Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, and Mark Ballas. She also lives with Keo Motsepe. Let us know if you agree or disagree with them all on the night.

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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.

Dancing With The Stars Season 20 Week 2 – HQ Photos

Getty Images is starting to release photos from Dancing With The Stars Season 20 Week 2. Weren’t their costumes spectacular this week and each of them for different reasons?

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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.