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DWTS Odds & Ends: Lacey Schwimmer, Tristan MacManus, Maks’ Birthday Bash, Anna Trebunskaya, Derek Hough

Happy TGIF Dancettes! There are some fun pics floating around out there of some our Dancing With The Stars pros and current fun projects!! Wanna See??

First up, check out this sweet picture of Lacey Schwimmer and Tristan MacManus. As you know from a previous report, the two are in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida currently teaching dance classes at the Fred Astaire Studios. Tristan was so polite as always as he even gave the photographer and big fan a kiss on the cheek before she left class. You can view more pics like this HERE and be sure to “like” Shannon Quinlan Photography at facebook and thank her for the great pics.

As you know, tonight is Maks Big Birthday Bash at Dance With Me Studio’s in New York City. Last night at twitter, Court noticed singer and TV Personality from RHONJ, @MelissaGorga, tweeting a picture of herself, 2 other girls …oops, make that three (Help? I’m not sure who they are?), Maks, and Tony. I think the pic below must have been for a preliminary event at Neiman Marcus because @YaninaEE at twitter also posted this picture with them giving Maks a birthday cake. If someone knows more, please let us know.

Speaking of Mak’s Birthday Bash, I hope Maks is ready for a good roasting tonight. Check out what Tony told Life & Style Magazine this week….

“We constantly get requests from people who want to meet us or watch us dance live,” Tony, who is co-hosting the event along with Maks’ brother Val, tells Life & Style. “So we decided to throw this bash honoring Maks’ birthday and also give fans a little taste of what we all experience on DWTS. It’s going to be very entertaining, with singers, dancing and a lot of fun.”

The highlight of the night, says Tony? A roast of the tempestuous birthday boy.

“All of us are actually going for it a little bit,” laughs Tony. “But Maks is a good sport when it comes to the roast — he may not show it then, but he could be a little upset later!”

I like that word “tempestuous”. It describes Maks well sometimes …uhhh, among other descriptions. Stay tuned. We hope to have more coverage on this event in the coming days.

Next up, we have our sweet, fiery, red headed Russian, Anna Trebunskaya! Currently, Anna is on tour with the “Forever Tango” cast until February. I thought this was a cool promo shot. For more pics, scheduling, and ticket information, be sure to visit Forever Tango. This would be one fun show to take in!!

Lastly, be sure to make your calendars. If you haven’t heard yet, Derek Hough will be helping to co-host “Live! With Kelly” again on February 6th. He will help to interview Debra Messing and Atticus Shaffer. No doubt some fun times are ahead for this show again with Derek’s involvement and he and Kelly work and play well together. Now if only we could get her to dance on Dancing With The Stars? đŸ™‚

January 27, 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Judge Carrie Anna Inaba Helps To Launch New Cat Series

Have you noticed all the recent animal rescue work Carrie Anne Inaba has been doing at twitter lately? I think this is so commendable. According to Business Wire, Carrie Anne is also helping with a new upcoming series involving cats on a new You Tube Channel called “Petsami” for people passionate about their pets. You can read all about it and other pet shows planned to air here.

FishBowl Worldwide Media, a next generation studio founded by entertainment industry veterans Vin Di Bona and Bruce Gersh, today announced the launch of Petsami, a new YouTube channel devoted to people passionate about their pets from the perspective of their BFFs (best furry friends), who also serve as hosts for each show. The Petsami channel is now live at www.YouTube.com/Petsami.

Also just a reminder that Carrie Anne will be co-hosting on ABC’s “Live! With Kelly” on Friday, January 27th as part of “Women Co-host Week”. You can read more on this special week at ABC Media.

January 24, 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

TV Appearances For Dancing With The Stars Carrie Ann Inaba And Louis Van Amstel

Just a heads up on some TV appearances coming up!! On Tuesday, January 17th, Dancing with the Stars pro Louis Van Amstel will guest on ABC’s Good Morning America to promote his new fitness DVD.

Also coming up, Dancing With The Stars Judge Carrie Ann Inaba will be helping to co-host ABC’s “Live! With Kelly” on January 27th as part of “Women Co-host Week”. You can read more on this special week at ABC Media.

Be sure to tune into both appearances because I’m betting both will be asked and talk about Dancing With The Stars and you never know on what kind of hints they may give for the new season. Then again, maybe not? đŸ˜‰

January 14, 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Mark Ballas And Derek Hough Step Out To See Robert Ackroyd of Florence + the Machine

Isn’t this a cool picture of Derek and Mark? Look at Derek’s eyes. *sigh* According to People.com, the two stepped out to see a Jazz set preformed by Robert Ackroyd of Florence + the Machine. You can read some more details on the night at the link.

Speaking of Derek,…Heidi is once again providing the “goods” at Pure Derek Hough. Don’t miss seeing a new MMA Awards video that Derek attended and took part in recently. She’s also posted even more screen shots of his appearance on LIVE! With Kelly.

December 14, 2011 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Derek Hough On “LIVE! With Kelly” Screen Caps Galore and Extended Versions!

Hey, if you haven’t seen all the coverage of Derek co-hosting LIVE! With Kelly at Pure Derek Hough in the last few days, be sure you do so. Heidi has bunches of super cool screen shots of Derek and Kelly. She’s posted some extended versions of the show as well. A MUST SEE for your Saturday and if you are in need of a Derek fix! :mrgreen:

December 10, 2011 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Derek Hough Co-Hosts On Live! With Kelly

Looking charming as ever in a dark gray suit and gray satin tie, Derek co-hosted on LIVE! With Kelly today. In the first 15 minutes, they talk of what it’s like to dance and compete on Dancing With The Stars. Kelly asks Derek about his love for Martial Arts and the similarities with dancing. She also congratulates and puts Derek on the spot for making it into People’s Sexiest Man Alive issue. More fun with these two below….

If you want to view more coverage, be sure to visit Pure Derek Hough!!!

December 5, 2011 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

DWTS Derek Hough To Co-Host “Live! With Kelly” Dec. 5th!

Be sure to mark your calendars Derek Hough fans!! As Derek reported earlier in the week in a new AOL interview, he will be helping to co-host “Live! With Kelly”. The program he will co-host is scheduled for Dec. 5th. Their guests popping in for that day will be Jeffrey Donovan and Elizabeth Olsen according to the Hollywood Reporter. Of the gig, Derek said he expects to have a lot of fun. Speaking of…does anyone remember this little performance he did on Regis And Kelly Live a few years back?

For more, be sure to keep an eye glued to Pure Derek Hough for all the latest on Derek. Heidi has loads of new high quality pictures of Derek and Ricki on GMA currently in light of the finals, etc!!

November 23, 2011 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. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.