2014 U.S. Stars on Ice tour (April 4 - May 18) ~ articles, photos, reports/reviews

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Apr 5, 2014.

  1. RD

    RD Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for posting your experiences.

    Yes, Jason Brown was full of energy at the M&G. He seems like he genuinely enjoys the experience of meeting fans and that's EXTREMELY rare. Hands down best skater experience I've had, would be nearly impossible to top.

    I got to talk to D/W briefly (waited until the large crowd around them thinned out). I asked Czisny about her competitive status and she said something to the effect that she was unsure and would take it day by day (as she recovers from her surgery).

    Everyone was generally pleasant...it was a good experience overall. Definitely one of the better M&G sessions I've been to (so many of them feel rushed!)
     
  2. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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    Photo on SOI's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?...151980902820936.1073741825.10101600935&type=1

    ETA recent fan cam vids:

    Short but funny clip from The Walker (Seattle?): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV8x4e_TDNo

    Finale in Portland, OR: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DD2O_24kPE

    Nagasu's Demons in San Jose: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEgZbvlwDgk
    Wagner's Young & Beautiful in San Jose: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYeEEGMVJb0
    D/W's Scheherazade in San Jose: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgR0dOZck2I
    D/W's Rachmaninoff in San Jose: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9x4zWSL7oNg
     
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  3. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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    From the SOI tour Instagram account:

    "Max!! You have your guards on! Ryan to the rescue. Having fun before the last show at Key arena in Seattle!" Video clip: http://instagram.com/p/oKHlZbRf7x/

    "Stars on Ice Wenatchee dinner jam session! @joshdfarris @maxtaaron" (photo): http://instagram.com/p/oFYwiFxf57/

    SOI May birthday photos: Polina's 16th on May 18th, Ashley's 23rd on May 16 and Brent's 30th on May 10.

    Tickets can be pre-ordered for next year's tour with a discount, if postmarked by June 30th - 19 of this year's 20 cities are listed (except for Newark, NJ): http://www.starsonice.com/get-tickets.html

    ETA link to Seattle Times' show review: http://seattletimes.com/html/entertainment/2023650622_starsicereviewxml.html
    Excerpt:
     
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  4. misskarne

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    Not entirely sure what I'm more impressed by: Max's incredible control and balance with his guards on, or the way Ryan just effortlessly picks him up.

    New dance team: Aaron/Bradley? Not a bad rotational lift, shame that Ryan grabbed him in the wrong way and stopped him hitting a better position :p
     
  5. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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  6. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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    Found another blog review of Stars on Ice dated May 6th (don't know which city but it was one of Max Aaron's stops and includes a smiling Charlie White photo): http://thehesaidshesaidexperience.com/2014/05/2014-stars-on-ice-tour-2/

    Same blog also published an interview with Mirai Nagasu and Max Aaron on May 20th: http://thehesaidshesaidexperience.com/2014/05/interview-mirai-nagasu-max-aaron/

    ETA:
    Max Aaron took a group selfie at the Seattle show - from a side angle: http://instagram.com/p/oUUF34i5ef/
    Max's actual photo (only Charlie's hair made it ;)): http://instagram.com/p/oUhnBqo2MM/
     
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  7. tarotx

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    Sylvia thanks for all the news and links!
     
  8. RD

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    UPDATE

    I have updated my SOI album (Newark, NJ on 4/9) with a few more shots from the after-show M&G.

    Jason Brown signs an autograph: https://www.flickr.com/photos/8440248@N08/14287481353/in/set-72157644190132115

    Kim Navarro: https://www.flickr.com/photos/8440248@N08/14287481003/in/set-72157644190132115/

    Gracie Gold: https://www.flickr.com/photos/8440248@N08/14263991641/in/set-72157644190132115/

    Mirai Nagasu: https://www.flickr.com/photos/8440248@N08/14267431685/in/set-72157644190132115

    Marissa Castelli: https://www.flickr.com/photos/8440248@N08/14267778035/in/set-72157644190132115 (Not sure why I didn't get one with both her and Simon, but oh well.)
     
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  9. paskatefan

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    ^ Beautiful, RD! Thanks! :encore:
     
  10. CynicElle

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    Thanks for all the links and reviews and pictures, everyone!
     
  11. mollymgr

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    Lovely photos. Thanks for sharing. :)