Club & Benefit Shows in the U.S. & Canada: Spring/Summer 2011 edition

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  1. Sylvia

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    I'm starting my annual thread for club and benefit shows (not tours) in the U.S. and Canada for people to publicize and share information in one place. I've also included links to pre-existing threads in Great Skate Debate (GSD) for these events/shows.

    Jeremy Abbott tweeted today the following:
    Springfield (illinois) FSC's annual "Spotlight On Ice" shows are Saturday, March 26 at 2 & 7 pm & Sunday, March 27 at 2 pm -- club event page: http://www.sfsc4u.com/?page_id=53
    (This is 2011 Novice silver medalist Barbie Long's club; also Gracie Gold's.)

    St. Clair Shores FSC's annual Reflections On Ice club show is titled "Wizard of Oz On Ice" and dates/times are as follows:
    11am Benefit Show Thursday March 31st
    7:30pm Show Friday April 1st
    1pm & 7:30pm Shows Saturday April 2nd
    2:00pm Show Sunday April 3rd
    Ticket info: http://www.iceshow.info/showtimes-tickets.htm
    (This is Grant Hochstein's club.)

    SKATERS CARE: A Benefit for Japan Tsunami Relief (Sunday, April 3rd in Ontario, California) -- link to thread in GSD: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=78040

    The Skating Club of Boston's annual ICE CHIPS show, Saturday, April 2 & Sunday, April 3 - link to event thread in GSD: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=77547

    Melissa Gregory/Denis Petukhov's "Proud Nation" show, hosted by Dorothy Hamill, will be at ISCC on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 pm in Simsbury, CT -- ticket info/prices: http://www.isccskate.com/

    The 2nd annual "One Step Closer" HIV AIDS benefit will take place Saturday, April 9 at 2:45pm at the Richard J. Codey arena in West Orange, NJ. Tickets are $15; for meet and greet after the show $20 -- event site: http://www.OneStepCloserNYC.org

    "Skate for Love" -- an exhibition that will benefit the cancer foundation Susan G. Komen for the Cure -- is 7:00 PM on Saturday, April 16 at the William G. Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown, New Jersey. Event site: http://www.skateforlove.org/
    Cast: http://www.skateforlove.org/cast.php

    Skate Canada's current list of 2010-11 National Team Athlete Appearances (please note that the 2011 World team members are now scheduled to compete at Worlds in Moscow, April 24-May 1): http://www.skatecanada.ca/Developme...rances/tabid/7864/language/en-US/Default.aspx

    Please contribute information on upcoming club and benefit shows if you can! And feel free to start a new thread (if none exists) for individual show event reports/photos/videos, etc. :)
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    I suspect Ryan will likely cancel, due to the rescheduled Worlds.
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    Ice Works sent out an email last week about their show April 1st/2nd at 7pm. It's called Broadway on Blades. Headliners are Faiella/Scali (injured?) and Bonacorsci/Mager. Plus other US and international skaters.

    Tickets at http://www.iceworks.net/
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    Here's a nice local article about the shows taking place today and tomorrow: http://www.illinoistimes.com/Springfield/article-8474-spotlight-on-ice.html
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    Just learned that Detroit Skating Club's 12th annual ice show, titled "A Magical Evening on Ice" this year, is scheduled to be held June 9-12, 2011, in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Bleacher ($15 each) and Gold ($25 each) seats will go on sale, May 23 at 9:00 am in the DSC main office.

    Also, the US Athletic Foundation is planning a benefit exhibition show on August 12, 2011, called "An Evening on Ice." It will be held at the Pickwick Ice Center in Burbank, California: http://www.usathleticfoundation.org/events.html
    Lynn Kriengkrairut & Logan Giulietti-Schmitt currently are scheduled to perform.
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    Ice Dreams at the Edge Arena, Bensenville, IL on April 30th. Starring Johnny Weir, Brandon Mroz, Agnes Zawadzki and Gregory and Petukhov plus local skaters. I believe I read somewhere that part of the proceeds were being given to the Japanese Red Cross.
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    Here's the official event site with ticket info: http://www.icedreamstour.com/ (Ashley Wagner is pictured but not listed by name)
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    Here are the club/carnival & benefit shows in US and Canada scheduled for this weekend.

    St. Clair Shores FSC's annual Reflections On Ice club show is titled "Wizard of Oz On Ice" and dates/times are as follows:
    11am Benefit Show Thursday March 31st
    7:30pm Show Friday April 1st
    1pm & 7:30pm Shows Saturday April 2nd
    2:00pm Show Sunday April 3rd
    Ticket info: http://www.iceshow.info/showtimes-tickets.htm
    (This is Grant Hochstein's club.)

    Ice Works SC's "Broadway on Blades" shows April 1 & 2 at 7pm -- updated show roster/running order: http://www.iceworkssc.org/
    Dance teams include Bonacorsi/Mager and Frieling/Rumi (ISR). Armin Mahbanoozadeh is not listed but has tweeted that he will skate in both shows.

    SKATERS CARE: A Benefit for Japan Tsunami Relief (Sunday, April 3rd in Ontario, California) -- link to thread in GSD: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=78040

    The Skating Club of Boston's annual ICE CHIPS show, Saturday, April 2 & Sunday, April 3 - link to event thread in GSD: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=77547

    Skate Canada's current list of 2010-11 National Team Athlete Appearances: http://www.skatecanada.ca/Developme...rances/tabid/7864/language/en-US/Default.aspx
    This weekend's shows:

    April 1 Burlington Skating Centre Exhibition – Mainway Arena, Burlington, ON
    NEXXICE JR

    April 1 Niagara-on-the-Lake SC Carnival – Meridian Union Arena, Virgil, ON
    Kirsten Moore-Towers / Dylan Moscovitch

    April 1-2 The Competitive Skating Centre of Strathroy Carnival – Strathroy, ON
    Kaleigh Hole / Adam Johnson

    April 2 Wabush SC Carnival – Wabush Arena, NL
    Alexandra Najarro

    April 2 Région du Sud-Ouest Appearance – Centre Communautaire de l’ile-Perrot
    Myriane Samson

    April 2 Oshawa Skating Club Carnival – General Motors Centre, Oshawa, ON
    Patrick Chan and Donald Jackson
    Event thread in GSD: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=78177

    April 2 CPA Charny Exhibition – Aquaréna, Charny (Lévis, QC)
    Kirsten Moore-Towers / Dylan Moscovitch
    Elladj Baldé

    April 2-3 CPA Varennes – Arena Louis-Philippe Dalpé, Varennes, QC
    Shawn Sawyer

    April 3 Espanola SC Carnival – Espanola Recreation Centre, ON
    Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford

    Any and all reports/impressions/etc. would be appreciated! :) Please post in one of the individual event threads or in this one if there isn't a separate thread for the show you attend.
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    Not listed on the Skate Canada appearance page since he's not a team member any longer, but Elvis Stojko is scheduled to skate in the show at CPA St-Romuald on April 2, I believe.
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    Deleted and put in Ice Chips thread.
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    Didn't see that. Will do.
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    They were awesone :D !!
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    The Minto Skating Club in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is 106 years old this year.

    From 1926 to 1967 the Minto Follies show was an annual event and it ran again intermittently until 1997. The women and girls who skated in the shows were named the "Folliettes" and, in addition to the annual shows, they were invited to skate in a variety of locations outside of Ottawa. In fact, in 1952, Mayfair Magazine praised them as "the first and best chorus on ice".

    On May 7th the first ever Minto Folliette reunion is taking place and the events will include a recreated Minto Follies show at the Club. The show will include Minto skaters of all levels (and ages). Tickets (at $20 for adults & $15 for children under 12) will be available from the Minto Skating Club office at 2571 Lancaster Road, Ottawa.
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    Here are the club/carnival & benefit shows in Canada scheduled for this weekend.

    Skate Canada's current list of 2010-11 National Team Athlete Appearances: http://www.skatecanada.ca/Developme...rances/tabid/7864/language/en-US/Default.aspx
    This weekend's shows:

    April 8-9 Figure Skating Boutique Autograph Session – Thornhill Community Centre, ON
    Vanessa Crone / Paul Poirier

    April 9 Oro Medonte SC Carnival – Guthrie Community Center, ON
    Adriana DeSanctis

    April 9 CPA du Roussillon – Wilfrid Lamarche Arena, QC
    Amélie Lacoste

    April 9 Stars on Ice – US Tour – Bridgeport, CT
    Joannie Rochette

    April 9-10 CPA Lac-Mégantic Carnival – Centre Mgr Bonin, QC
    Elladj Baldé

    April 9-10 Hamilton SC Carnival – Mountain Arena, ON
    Kirsten Moore-Towers / Dylan Moscovitch

    April 9-10 CPA St-Bruno Carnival – Michael Bilodeau, St Bruno
    Myriane Samson

    April 9-10 CPA de Lorraine Carnival – Club de Golf et Centre sportif de Lorraine, QC
    Shawn Sawyer
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    The Canadian shows are listed in my original post on the previous page. I'm (re)posting the 2 US shows here.

    Melissa Gregory/Denis Petukhov's "Proud Nation" show, hosted by Dorothy Hamill, will be at ISCC on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 pm in Simsbury, CT -- ticket info/prices: http://www.isccskate.com/
    Sarah Hughes (thanks, kwanette!) and Jeremy Abbott have been added to the cast.

    The 2nd annual "One Step Closer" HIV AIDS benefit will take place Saturday, April 9 at 2:45pm at the Richard J. Codey arena in West Orange, NJ. Tickets are $15; for meet and greet after the show $20 -- event site: http://www.OneStepCloserNYC.org
    Posted in the Kiss and Cry forum as of 3/28:
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    Toronto cricket club is having their annual show April 29 and April 30 - not sure who will be skating.
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    '2011 Champions on Ice' gala of the Canlan Ice Sports, BC Centre of Excellence and British Columbia/Yukon Territory section on May 6th and 7th. Vancouver
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    smurfy posted a short report last night in this Gregory/Petukhov thread: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=78153

    From: http://elmhurst.patch.com/articles/ice-dreams-will-include-future-stars-from-elmhurst
    This "Ice Dreams" show will take place at the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville, Illinois at 7 pm on Saturday, April 30.
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    Speaking of the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville: Was just there yesterday for ISI Synchro Championships. For the gala/exhibition last night, the lovely Mary Beth Marley came back for a hometown appearance. She skated to "Don't Rain on My Parade" (ugh; just not my cup o' tea), but boy, she is a skater with SPART. Just projected a lot of energy. Will continue to enjoy watching her and Rockne as their partnership continues.
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    Although not listed on the website yet, Johnny confirmed he will be skating at this show on May 1st in New Jersey. Also skating will be Brandon Mroz, Agnes Zawadzki, Marissa Castelli and Simon Schnapir , Parker Pennington,Samantha Cesario, Jonelle Forte, The Ice Theater of New York and many junior skaters.

    http://www.icehousenj.com/Docs/FigSkatingSkateToLearn.pdf
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    Hey

    We're the producers of Skate-To-Learn and Johnny Weir confirmed today that he'll be skating in the show (and we're unbelievably excited about it). The show is on May 1 at 3:00 pm at the Ice House in Hackensack, NJ and it's for the benefit of Brooklyn Ice and Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey. For tickets or more info, you can visit our website at http://www.skate-to-learn.org
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    I bumped up your original event thread and posted a local article link in there today: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=78290

    Press release: Pettit Center To Host Fundraiser For Japan
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    New website address is now atlantafsc.org
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    Just a reminder that Skate for Love is tomorrow at Mennen Arena in Morristown, NJ. 7PM!

    Meissner, Hughes, Bobek and many more.

    Full cast list: www.skateforlove.org
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    Any reports/highlights this weekend? On-ice photos are posted on the club's site (scroll down): http://www.wilmicesk8.com/

    "Skate for Love" took place on Saturday night -- link to the event thread in GSD that should have reports eventually: http://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/showthread.php?t=77778
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    We went to the Skating Club of Wilmington show last night. It was a very entertaining show with a wide range of skaters & skills (very young to adult, Basic skills 1-8, freestyle, no test prelininary, pre juvenile/juvenile, intermediate-senior, elite, adult freestyle, Special Olympics, parent/child, synchro). The theme was "As the Ice Turns." There were four acts, one for each season, with an intermission after act 2. Musically it was a trip around the world, with a hot air balloon prop on the ice that was moved from continent to continent during each segment. Act 1 was "Winter" with music represented all the continents, Australia, & Asia. Act 2 was "Spring" with music representing Africa, & Europe. Act 3 was "Summer", with music representing Antarctica, North, & South America, and Act 4 was "Fall" with more music representing North America. There were some injured skaters who were unable to skate last night - Stephen Carriere and Alexander Zahradnicek (2011 US Junior men Silver medalist). Viktor Pfeifer (5 time Austrian Champion & 2 time Olympian) and Ryan Bradley were not there, probably because of training for Worlds. It was great to see Ashley Wagner and Armin Mahbanoozadeh :D skate twice in the show. Ashley skated to a song called "Gravity" (not "Defying Gravity" from Wicked) in Act 2, and "On the Floor" in Act 4. Armin skated to Michael Buble's version of "Foggy in London" (not sure if that's actually the title of the Frank Sinatra song, but that's how it's listed in the program - Isn't it actually called "A Foggy Day in London" or something like that?) in Act 2 & a version of "Summertime" (not sure who sang it) in Act 4. both were very "on" and well received. There were skaters whom we saw at 2011 US Nationals who
    probably hadn't skated to their potential there, but were very enjoyable in this show, specifically Kelsey Traunero ("God Bless America" - Celine Dion's version, loved her Russian Split Jump in particular) and Marcus Mimidus ("I Go to Rio"). Another skater who really stood out for us was Tony Lu. He skated to the song "Land Down Under" in Act 1, and looked like Nathan Chen.In Act 2, Daniel Leeds skated to "Walk Like an Egyptian, and he had a lot of charm & personality on the ice. After the show, we stood by the boards, complimented the skaters on their performances, and had a nice opportunity to talk to several of them (a number of whom we saw at the Liberty Summer Competition last summer and at Eastern Sectionals). It was also very nice to chat with Tiffny Scott & Philip Duhlebohn.

    Sylvia, thanks for the link to the on ice pics from the show.
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    Tickets are now available for the end of season carnival in Prince Edward County at the new Wellington Arena. The shows are on May 7 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. $15 admission price. Appearing are: Crone and Poirier, Moore-Towers and Moscovitch, Nexxice synchro team and the County's own Peter O'Brien who is Canada's Junior Bronze Medalist. Should be a great show!
    If interested, phone Christa at 613 399-2420.
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