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DWTS More Coverage Of Casa Dorada’s New Year’s Eve Barefoot Formal (Photos, Video)

The Zaring Group has sent us some awesome photos from Casa Dorada’s New Year’s Eve Barefoot Formal which, as most of you know from previous reports, took place in Cabo San Lucas this past weekend. Performers from three different reality shows, “Dancing with the Stars,” “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance” collaborated to entertain guests at Casa Dorada’s New Year’s party.

The event was hosted by Mary Murphy (“So You Think You Can Dance” judge) and featured performances and entertainment by “Dancing with the Stars” Louis Van Amstel, Anna Trebunskaya, Jonathan Roberts, Chelsie Hightower, Dmitry Chaplin; “American Idol’s” Michael Johns, Melinda Doolittle, Rickey Smith, LaToya London; “So You Think You Can Dance’s” Allison Holker and Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss.

According to The Zaring Group, everyone sang Kool & The Gang’s “Celebration” to close out the night and welcome in 2012 with a fireworks display over the Sea of Cortez.

Casa Dorada’s New Year’s Eve Barefoot Formal was produced by The Zaring Group. The stage show was presented by Jay D. Schwartz and Louis Van Amstel, with Louis choreographing as well as performing.

The photos below of Allison and tWitch, Jonathan, Chelsie, and Dmitry were taken by Enrique Morales. The photo with Anna and Louis was taken by Omar Wrtiz/Fernando Lugo.

Special thanks to Kathy of The Zaring Group for taking us there up close and personal!!

Also, below is a fun video of Chelise, Dmitry, and Stephen tWitch Boss performing and dancing to “Moves Like Jagger”. Thanks to the Dmitry Dream Team at facebook for the find.

I think I know where I’d like to go next New Year’s if they hold this event again! How about you? :)

ADDING: You can view another performance HERE of Jonathan Roberts, Mary Murphy, Dmitry Chaplin, Louis Van Amstel and Chelsie Hightower dancing to Melinda Doolittle and LaToya London’s “Proud Mary”.

January 3, 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.

DWTS Rob Kardashian Wins Tyrst Champion And Best Dressed Man Award (Photo)

According to the Las Vegas Sun, Rob Karadashian’s New Year’s Eve party was a huge success as 50 ladies and 20 of his closest friends (some of whom he said he has known since junior high and high school) joined him to bring in the New Year and celebrate the last one. Adding to the fun, the Tyrst nightclub awarded Rob with a 2011 New Year’s Eve Award for “Best Dressed Man” (are we surprised? I think he definitely fits that bill …and with a lot of class.) Tyrst also presented Rob with a cake from “Gimme Some Sugar” that replicated the “Dancing With the Stars” trophy and named him Tryst Champion of 2012. To read more on the night and view a cool gallery of fun photos of our 2nd place Dancing With The Stars Season 13 winner, go here.

January 2, 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.

Our Dancing With The Stars Pros Celebrate The New Year (Photos)

Twitter is alive with some cool photos of our pros celebrating the new year! First of all, check out Julianne and Derek Hough celebrating at Times Square in New York last night. Be sure to see more pics at Pure Derek Hough. Derek is all smiles and looking happy! I love when he wears these cool leather bombers! So cute! :)

Below is Maks and Val sexy and crazy as usual bringing in the New Year where ever they are located (somewhere in the Caribbean?);

Karina and company look like they were all in fine form and happy at her Joonbug Party in New York City. Below is one pic. More at Zimbio including some with Season 12 partner Ralph Macchio. Isn’t her dress gorgeous? Be sure to tweet her a Happy Birthday tomorrow.

We can’t forget about Kym and Cheryl beautiful as always as well. They are bringing in the new year in Australia.

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January 1, 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.

Rob Kardashian Dishes On Dancing With The Stars & To Host New Years Eve Party

Rob Kardashian will be hosting his own New Year’s Eve Party in Las Vegas for those living in the area (John? :) ) at the Tyrst Night Club. Leading up to the event, the Las Vegas Sun interviewed him. Did you know Rob knew Cheryl before he danced on the show? He talks of it below as well as his journey for when the competitive side of himself started kicking in….

The Kats Report: In watching you dance on the show, it seems you got along particularly well with Cheryl Burke.
Rob Kardashian: Oh, yeah. I knew her from before. I had some friends who have done the show, so it wasn’t at all an awkward experience. It was really very comfortable, and, for me, that’s everything, to feel comfortable in what I’m doing in front of so many people. She’s a great girl.

TKR: Had you watched the show very much before you were asked to be on it?
RK: No. Never.

TKR: What were your expectations when you started considering taking part?
RK: I just really didn’t care (laughs), that was my whole thing, just to have fun with everything, and I did, because it is a show, and it’s a fun performance. But at the end of the day, it also is a competition. I started to take it seriously, but mostly I just wanted to have fun with everything.

TKR: At what point did your competitive nature kick in?
RK: I started to begin to realize that I actually can do this as the weeks moved forward, like maybe by Week 5 or Week 6, when I did my tango. That’s when I actually realized that I could actually do this, and that’s when the competitive nature kicked in … the tango is tough, but I really enjoyed it.

TKR: Were you genuinely disappointed not to have won the championship.
RK: I feel I went as far as I could have gone. I would have loved to have won, obviously, but J.R. definitely deserved it. I did the best I could do and ended with a perfect score, when coming into it I never would have imagined myself even making it to the finals.

Great interview! Lots more including his New Years Eve resolutions at the Las Vegas Sun.

December 30, 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.

DWTS Ralph Macchio To Attend Karina Smirnoff’s New Year’s Bash In New York City

Just a reminder that Karina is hosting a New Year’s Eve Bash at the Bowlmor in Times Square, New York on Saturday night. Cooler yet is the New York Post is reporting Ralph Macchio will be attending and hitting the dance floor with Karina. If interested in attending, below are a few ticket details that we reported a couple of weeks ago. You can read more and see pics of this hot new night club at Joonbug.com.

A ticket includes:

•A 5 hour premium open bar
•A world renowned DJ spinning sets of hip hop, dance, 80’s and rock on a state of the art sound
•Festive NYE party favors
•Champagne toast at midnight
•Live NYE 2012 countdown
…and a joonbug.com photographer present to capture all the merrymaking (and mischief making) one night can handle. Your very own paparazzi!

Looks fun! If I only lived a little closer! :)

ADDING: Joonbug.com has interviewed Karina leading up to this event. She discusses Dancing With The Stars, her partners, all of her upcoming projects, and more. You can read the full interview at the link. Below is a take of her talking about her greatest accomplishments so far….

KS: It’s hard to find one moment that I’m most proud of. I definitely cherish being the only female dancer who made the World Professional Final with 4 different partners. I’m super proud to have been US National Professional Champion for 7 years overall. And I’m extra super proud to have won my first Mirror Ball Trophy on this season of Dancing With The Stars!

December 29, 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.

Bring In The New Year With Dancing With The Stars Pro Karina Smirnoff

Would you like to celebrate and bring in the New Year with Karina Smirnoff? If so, and if you live in or would like to visit New York City, Karina is hosting a New Year’s Eve Bash at the Bowlmor in Times Square not too far from where the ball drops. Below are a few details. You can read more and see pics of this hot new hot club at Joonbug.com. Sounds fun, doesn’t it? :)

To add to it all, Dancing With The Stars Champion Karina Smirnoff will be hosting this years NYE bash at Bowlmor Times Square— you don’t want to miss it!

A ticket includes:

•A 5 hour premium open bar
•A world renowned DJ spinning sets of hip hop, dance, 80’s and rock on a state of the art sound
•Festive NYE party favors
•Champagne toast at midnight
•Live NYE 2012 countdown
…and a joonbug.com photographer present to capture all the merrymaking (and mischief making) one night can handle. Your very own paparazzi!

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.