Dancing with the Stars Tour

For Christmas, I received two tickets to the Dancing with the Stars tour at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, on New Year’s Eve for my mom and I.

I was so excited!!! I love watching the show, and honestly was completely surprised! My parent’s are not exactly known for thinking THAT much in advance in terms of presents XD But I was so glad that they did!

The only downside was that Derek Hough would not be there…

But I still had an awesome time! The Fox Theatre is GORGEOUS and we had awesome seats! Here are some pictures from it – sorry for the bad quality, the lighting didn’t really like my iPhone camera lol.

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The first picture, I believe, was a dance from the movie La, La Land (which I really want to see). It was so pretty! The second was of an argentine tango.

They sort of did the show in a way, that you learned more about the lives of the professional dancers on Dancing with the Stars. One little tidbit I didn’t realize, was that so many of the male dancers are from Russia! They also had Laurie from the Olympics – and who won the last season of DWTS – as part of the show.

And here was the opening number! SO GOOD. Loved it! (Sorry it’s not a live click video, it wouldn’t let me copy and paste it from Instagram).

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~ Southern Dreamer

Journal Entry ~ Stars

Have you ever met a famous person? Well, for me, the answer to that is yes. To give a bit of context, I’ll start out by saying that my mom has a…knack for finding famous people. Or maybe I shouldn’t call it a knack, more of if she sees them, she’ll take the initiative when other people might be embarrassed. And, in all truthfulness, it can be a bit…embarrassing. Especially for my introverted self. However, the pros – in my opinion – out way the cons, so I’ll usually push through it.

For my thirteenth birthday, I went to the Dove Awards at the Fox Theatre in downtown Atlanta. My parents, brother, and nana came along, of course! It was amazing – definitely something I’ll always remember. But one thing I recall quite specifically. As we walked in to the main area, there was almost a “red carpet” thing going on. Professionals were taking pictures of the singers and artists, and there was a clear point that normal people were not supposed to come too close.

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Kari Jobe and I! The lighting is weird, because our camera was messing up xD

Being my mom, of course, she found a small area where no one was standing by the roped off section. I walked over there with her (as my dad and brother were slightly mortified), and who came up? Mandisa! We chatted with her for a little bit; she was very sweet. Then, we saw Kari Jobe. Now, I had told myself a list of questions I wanted to ask her, if I had the opportunity to meet her. But when I did get to meet her, I completely forgot every single question I had planned on asking!

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Hollie Cavanagh and I!
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Joshua Ledet and I!
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Skylar Laine and I!

Another time I was able to meet a famous person, was at the American Idol tour. I loved watching American Idol, and was really sad when the TV show stopped recently. But before that, my mom and I drove to Nashville – one of the stops on the tour. I was so excited! The music was awesome, but it wasn’t completely over after! Tons of people, like my mom and I, gathered around an area where the top ten contestants of season eleven would come out to greet, sign, and take pictures with the fans. Definitely a memorable event!

 

There have been a few other occasions, but those are the ones that I was most excited about. Now…if I can only convince her to somehow get me to meet Taylor Swift…