Nigel Lythgoe is an English tv and film director and producer, former dancer in the Young Generation and choreographer. He is noted for being the producer of the shows Pop Idol, American Idol, and is the creator and executive producer of So You Think You Can Dance on Fox! The new season of So You Think You Can Dance features a younger generation of dancers between the ages of 8-13. Nigel is joined by judges Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo. The show is currently airing on Monday nights, at 7pm, on Fox.
Nigel, along with director Adam Shankman, founded the Dizzy Feet Foundation in 2009 to support, improve, and increase access to dance education in the U.S. And in 2010, Nigel Lythgoe launched National Dance Day to encourage Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and fight obesity. To learn more about both, click here: Dizzy Feet Foundation and National Dance Day!
If you missed it, here is our interview with Nigel!
A former La Crosse staple and a band created in the LAX, Shoeless Revolution, returns to the 608 tomorrow night! They're playing at Pearl Street Brewery Saturday, July 23. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the show. Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30.
CHECK OUT OUR CHAT WITH REED HERE:
Reed Grimm made it into the top 13 for Season 11 of American Idol in 2012. Here's his audition:
And here's a video of Shoeless Revolution in action:
DO. NOT. MISS. THIS. SHOW!
So, if you haven't heard Old Style is back in LAX! I got in to the press release this morning to get you all the dirty details! Here's the summary: I hear it should be out in early August and it's delicious!
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You know Ian Ziering from Beverly Hills 90210, Dancing With the Stars, Celebrity Apprentice, and the Sharknado! movies. He's super busy with a lot of projects but took a break to speak with Brittany and Ballzer this morning.
CHECK OUT OUR CHAT WITH IAN HERE:
At Home With The Zierings Check out the new family blog Ian and his wife Erin Ziering have launched with creative ideas for family crafts, vacations, travel tips, daddy blog, etc.
Sharknado 4: The Fourth Awakens! The 4th installment of the hit SyFy film franchise debuts July 31 on SyFy.
ChainsawBrands.com The clothing line started by Ian post-Celebrity Apprentice.
Ian launched the travel site, CelebrityHideaways.com, as a “go-to” source for news, information, travel tips, exclusives, specials and first class experiences for the discerning traveler.
My dreams came true this morning! We had the pleasure of speaking with Eric Braeden who plays Victor Newman on The Young and the Restless. He's been on the show since 1980, and I've watched Young and the Restless since I was a little girl! I still watch every day. In fact, it's the first thing I do when I get home every day! Aside from being an actor, Eric is also quite an athlete and has had many sports related achievements. Here is our full interview with Eric Braeden! His voice is so epic!
Today is Ballzer's 35th birthday! I got her a birthday cake and a sweet Brewers thermal mug, our resident photographer Bob Good surprised her with a great framed photo, her lady friend got her flowers, Mama Styles brought her an awesome Brewers picture...Man she's spoiled!
Plus, Ballzer got a great surprise visit from the one and only Gladys (played by Lisa Olson) from The Heart of La Crosse Comedy Troop! Check out the video!
He's a Grammy winner, British Oscar nominee, has 8 Platinum records, wrote Bobby Brown/New Edition's first hits, and of course had that rad Ghostbusters song! Guitarist/songwriter/producer Ray Parker Jr. had hits as Raydio , Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio, and Ray Parker Jr., He also co-wrote hit songs for Rufus and Chaka Khan and Barry White. Ray's currently writing the definitive memoir, "Who Ya Gonna Call? The Adventures of Ray Parker Jr." as well as a new album of original songs, "1983," expected out by before Christmas 2016.
HEAR BRITTANY AND BALLZER'S INTERVIEW WITH RAY:
Check out the video of Ray jamming the Ghostbusters theme on Jimmy Kimmel Live with the casts:
We had the pleasure of speaking with, best-selling author and award-winning journalist, Carole Radziwill this morning! You may know Carole from The Real Housewives of New York City, however you may not know that Carole has been a journalist for many years. In 1988, she landed an internship at ABC News, working with Peter Jennings' documentary unit and the newsmagazine shows Primetime Live and 20/20. Carole has earned three Emmy Awards, a Robert F. Kennedy Humanitarian Award, and a GLAAD Award. She has traveled all over the world for her work, reporting on stories from places like Cambodia, India, and the Middle East. To learn more about Carole, click here! The Grow Bar is Carole's newest project!
And click below to listen to our full interview with Carole Radziwill!
O.A.R. is coming to Freedom Fest with TUGG, The Remainders, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. It's a great event for Veteran Causes, and this year it's 2 days! La Crosse Symphony Orchestra is playing a free concert Friday night, July 15, and the motorcycle ride and concert are Saturday July 16th at UWL.
Their new album, XX, is due out August 5th.
Brittany and Ballzer had the chance to talk to O.A.R. guitarist Richard On. Check it out: