What a dazzler last night! Dancing With The Stars Karina Smirnoff attended the premiere of ‘Million Dollar Arm’ at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California. So pretty! What do you think?
Just some media tidbits to start a Sunday. First up, the 2014 25th Anniversary Emerald Ball took place in Los Angeles last night. Corky and Shirley Ballas were two of the judges. On the night, Shirley commented that it she called it “one of her favorites”. It was “full of fun. Young dancers. Fun dancers. Champions etc. Well put together I really enjoyed it.”. Karina Smirnoff, Gleb Savchenko, and Elena Samodanova were also in attendance. Below are a couple of fun pics from the event.
And speaking of Shirley Ballas….last night she also commented on at her facebook that she had seen Mark’s new video “Get My Name”. I love the “wow wow wow’s”….
Just seen the music video of mark produced and directed by Derek. Wow wow wow x
Don’t forget, you’ll be able to download this new single tomorrow. Also, Mark will be performing it on Dancing With The Stars tomorrow night as previously reported. ETA Correction: the video will be out next week!
Also, don’t miss seeing Bruno Tonioli at the Daily Mail. He made an appearance at the Jaguar North America And BritWeek Presents A Villainous Affair at the London West Hollywood car event this past week. He had to give the cars a “10″ of course!
Lastly (and something I missed this past week), the Ice network interviewed Lindsay Arnold on Meryl and Charlie’s dances this past week. Note how she called Charlie and Sharna’s Paso Doble “one of the best she’s seen on the show”. Below is more for what she commented. I thought I’d throw this news in this post since we haven’t seen much promo from this team this week. You can read more on Meryl at the link.
“The paso doble is one of the most intense dances you can do. You need strong lines from the male and beautiful, also-strong lines from the woman,” said DWTS troupe member Lindsay Arnold, also a top-eight finisher on So You Think You Can Dance in 2012.
Arnold said she thought White and Burgess’ paso doble was one of the best she’s seen on the show and she disagreed with the judges’ assessment, which was two 9s, an 8 and a 10.
“He was able to get strong lines, but then he was able to show fluidity through his motion,” Arnold said.
“Charlie never disappoints,” she said. “I feel every single week he goes out there and does his absolute best. He’s able to work through any problem he has. … He already has a smart dancer mentality.”
And that is all…for now. One more day until dance time!!! Good luck to All! ~Vogue over and out!xx
Aww, looking so cute above are Karina Smirnoff and Cheryl Burke! Tonight the two Dancing With The Stars pros graced the red carpet at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. You can view more fun photos of them at Getty Images here and here. I wonder if anyone else from Dancing With The Stars will show up? If so, stayed tuned for more pics.
Wasn’t this a great moment on Dancing With The Stars this week? I loved it….and it’s always great to see Karina Smirnoff with the cast this season as many of us were sad to see her and Sean Avery leave the show so soon.
Speaking of Karina, M. Zin sent us a link where you can view more beautiful pictures of she and Slavik Kryklyvyy dancing in Dance Legends in New York City. You can view them at Dance Sport Photography and Stephen Marino Photography at Facebook. Also (and I think someone posted about this in comments last week), Karina and Slavik will be dancing together again in Miami on April 26th. If interested in tickets, see the Miami Open. Let’s hope someone is there to take more pictures of them dancing together as they are just steaming up the dance floor again!
As you might remember from a previous posting, Karina Smirnoff danced in “Dance Legends” in New York City last week with her former dance partner Slavik Kryklyvyy. Well, below is a fun, sweet, and touching review of the show by fan Julia aka @KarinasPerfect. She takes us up close and personal and provides some beautiful photos of Karina and Slavik too. Read on for some “awww” moments and we thank Julia so much for sending.xx
Going to see Dance Legends was one of those experiences that I’ll never forget. Seeing amazing, professional dancers light up the stage was truly stunning.
All of the dancers were amazing, but I was there for one person- Karina Smirnoff (I’ve been a big fan since I started watching in season 12). Karina and Slavik haven’t danced publicly together for 10 years. When they danced for the first time in the show, the announcer made sure to emphasize it. They started out with their rumba. Karina wore a baby blue, spaghetti strapped, high-low dress. The top part, from the top to her rib cage, was covered in multi-colored sparkles. It was similar to their old rumba, but there were slight changes, I’d assume. It was heartfelt and emotional, even causing Karina to cry at the end! (So I obviously cried too- I’m guilty! I’m so weak!) That dance was near the beginning of the second act. At the very end of the show, they did their show dance. It was like a flamenco/paso/samba fusion. (I have definitely seen it online before, the one where Slavik starts flamenco-ing in silence.) it was absolutely stunning, of course. Karina wore and outfit similar to her attire from her and Corbin’s paso dance- a red and ruffled dress. After there’s was over, they held their ending pose (picture attached) for a few moments extra, before bowing and walking off. The announcer had to invite them back on because if the applause! So they danced gracefully back on, bowed again, and walked off. When we all settled down, they invited up sponsors and said things I zoned out for. Then, they invited couples out for a last bow. Karina and Slavik came out, bowed, and got in line. They invited up important people, and played “Happy” while that was happening. Karina being who she is, naturally started jamming out and singing! It was so cute! They were escorted backstage and everyone left to take pictures on the red carpet and to go home, it was 11 at night at that point.
Being the 13-year-old fangirl I am, I stayed. Couples started trickling out for pictures with important people and interviews. We had to wait about 20 minutes to catch a glimpse of Karina and Slavik! I took a few shaky (I was too excited) pictures on my shamefully slow phone (attached). I then tried to get in “line” to wait for pictures. The entrance to the carpet was blocked by security guards. I waited another 10 minutes before they opened the carpet to the public. I tried and tried to catch Karina’s eye. Eventually, someone came I tell the crowd, including me, that Karina would take 2 more pictures and then take a break. That just wasn’t an option for me- I had already gotten text from my mom telling me to “get my a$$ home”. When the guard was gonna take her away, I tapped her shoulder. I told her that her manager, Lindsay (my hero at that point), ha requested we take a picture. (No lie.) She asked how I knew Lindsay, where I replied, “through you… I’m karinasperfect!” (That’s my IG fanpage for her that she follows). She hugged me, we talked a little, and got out picture taken. She called me by my name and by “baby” to make sure the pictures turned out well.
Of course they did! She was in them!
Overall, I wish I could’ve brought so many twitter friends with me. So I wrote this up to tell all of my non-NYC-ers about how amazing this experience was!
For the Karina Smirnoff fans (Jim you will love these if you haven’t seen them yet)! If you visit the Daily Mail, you can view some new photos of Karina out and about Los Angeles yesterday! She looks so cute in a blue romper. Also, check out those shoes and the roses she’s carrying. Beautiful!!
What a night for Karina Smirnoff, Glen Savchenko, and friends. Karina graced the Red Carpet at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards and then afterwards joined Gleb and friends for Jazz Night!! Below are some pics and video courtesy of Getty Images, Gleb, and Karina! It’s so good to see them again and having such a good time!! Dance with me tonight! Yeah! Thanks for the coverage Karina and Gleb!xxx
Below are some fun instagrams and some video footage of Karina Smirnoff and Slavik Kryklyvyy dancing in Dance Legends last night in New York City. Thanks to Jim, Jessica via majjushka, and Carlos via TaniecKing for sending. Stay tuned as KarinasPerfect is writing us a review too. What a night for them…so passionate and beautiful as always!
ETA: And thanks to RoseArcana via Dance Legends, below is some highlights of the night…
DWTS Gleb Savchenko, Tristan MacManus, Karina Smirnoff, Witney Carson, Kim Johnson Dance At St. Regis Monarch Beach
I’m not sure what this show was for (does anyone know more on this?), but, last night, Dancing With The Stars pros Gleb Savchenko, Tristan MacManus, Karina Smirnoff, Witney Carson, and Kim Johnson all travelled to St. Regis Monarch Beach, California to do a dance show. Below are some photos and video from the night courtesy of Gleb, ….and adding, Witney and Kim as well!! Too fun! It’s so good to see them all together!! Be sure to click on the “read more” below link to see more.
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This post is for Jim and all of our Karina Smirnoff fans as we know you are missing her greatly like we are. If you head to the Daily Mail, you can see her pictured in some new photos. Wow, have you ever seen such hot work out clothes? Note how she’s wearing dance shoes as well. In case you don’t know, she’s been rehearsing for a new Dance Legends Show with Slavik Kryklyvyy (seen below) that takes place on April 11th in New York City. For tickets and more information, see this link.
Thanks to Alicia…