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acraven
07-31-2010, 02:23 AM
The 2010 Michael Weiss Foundation fund-raising show will take place at 5 PM on Sunday, October 24, in Arlington, Virginia. The show will be preceded by a silent auction that usually includes--among other things--a lot of autographed skating memorabilia. The show location, Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Ballston, is accessible on foot from the Ballston Metro station, making it convenient for many locals and anyone flying into Reagan National Airport or taking Amtrak to DC's Union Station.

The cast normally includes some of Michael's SOI cast mates as well as younger up-and-comers supported by Foundation training scholarships. A partial cast list (subject to change) has been announced: Brian Boitano, Michael Weiss, Jennifer Robinson, John Zimmerman, Silvia Fontana, Christina Gao, Sinead and John Kerr, Dan Hollander, and Nathan Chen. What a great opportunity for East Coasters to see Chen and Gao, who don't train in our area!

Ticket prices begin at $30. On-ice seating is $50. There's a service charge of $4.75 per ticket, I think.

Order tickets here: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=2527135&pl=

Refer to seating diagram here: http://www.michaelweiss.org/chart.htm

paskatefan
07-31-2010, 12:24 PM
We normally go to this, but due to a family event, will have to miss it this year. :( I wish it took place one day earlier!

Stefanie
08-06-2010, 02:13 PM
I wish it was being held a day earlier, too! But I'll still most likely attend anyway. I really enjoyed the past two years' shows. :)

Garden Kitty
08-06-2010, 02:23 PM
I've been to two of the shows and really enjoyed both. He always has a nice mix of high quality pros and promising younger skaters. It's wonderful of the skaters to donate their time for a great cause, and Michael does a good job of organizing everything. If anyone can attend, I highly recommend it. It's hard to find a more fun way to support young skaters.

A recent email also indicated Ryan Bradley was added to the cast which is a great addition.

Frau Muller
08-09-2010, 05:39 PM
This is always one of the best shows & most-fun events of the year. Can't wait!

Rob
08-09-2010, 07:25 PM
I think the schedule works for me this year!!!

LadyGray
08-10-2010, 09:42 PM
We'll be there again this year.

Sylvia
10-05-2010, 04:53 PM
Oct. 4th press release for this show: http://web.icenetwork.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20101004&content_id=15411488&vkey=ice_pressrelease

CURRENT 2010 SKATERS for Ice Champions LIVE!
Brain Boitano - Olympic champion
Michael Weiss - three-time U.S. national champion
Ilia Kulik - Olympic champion
Kimmie Meissner - world champion (from Bel Air, Md.)
Todd Eldredge - world champion
Silvia Fontana - Italian national champion, Olympian
Christina Gao - 2009 Grand Prix final medalist
John Zimmerman - three-time U.S. national pairs champion
Ryan Bradley - two-time U.S. national medalist
Sinead Kerr and John Kerr - European medalists, Olympians

Sylvia
10-20-2010, 02:54 PM
Just bumping this thread back up for this weekend's show (Sunday) -- link to 2010 show info: http://www.michaelweiss.org/2010show.htm

ETA link to a Q&A in the Washington Post: Nice on Ice: Michael Weiss on Ice Champions Live (http://www.expressnightout.com/content/2010/10/michael-weiss-ice-champions-live.php#)

BlueRidge
10-20-2010, 02:55 PM
I was listening to WTOP News Radio yesterday and they had a little feature on the show! I thought that was really cool.

Garden Kitty
10-20-2010, 04:58 PM
Very sorry I can't make it this year, but looking forward to the reports. :respec: to Michael, Lisa and all the skaters and volunteers for participating.

lostnfound
10-21-2010, 10:55 PM
OK - here's the updated list of performers as of 10/19 - I think it's a safe bet that they will all be there on Sunday (10/24)....
Emmanuel Savary
Mary Kate Mulera ( young, talented local skater, I think)
Nathan Chen
Nicolette House and Aidas Reklys
Ryan Bradley
Jennifer Robinson
Dan Hollander
Rockne Brubaker and Mary Beth Marley
Christina Gao
Sinead & John Kerr
Ilia Kulik
Kimmie Meissner
Brian Boitano
Capitol Steps Synchro Team
Michael Weiss

Still good seats left, but at this point you have to buy them in person (to late for online purchases). I'll be down by the on-ice seating door again trying to keep things safe - stop by and say howdy!

Sylvia
10-21-2010, 11:12 PM
Thanks for the updated cast list with the addition of Marley/Brubaker.

Here's another article (includes a photo of Weiss posing with Mary-Kate Mulera, age 9, who competed at the Juvenile level at South Atlantic Regionals last weekend): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/20/AR2010102006006.html

roxynova
10-22-2010, 01:16 AM
What about Todd E.? Seen him listed elsewhere, can u confirm that he is not in the show?

Hooloovoo
10-22-2010, 02:00 PM
What about Todd E.? Seen him listed elsewhere, can u confirm that he is not in the show?

Todd will not be at Mike's show this year.

-Hoo