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Countdown to 2014 Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute

Silvia Fontana and John Zimmerman with daughter SofiaThe 2014-15 Colgate Skating Series on ABC is almost here, starting this weekend with Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute at the Penn State University’s Pegula Ice Arena! This will be the second consecutive year for this show to be at Penn State and will once again bring together some of your favorite skaters with their families on the ice. The show is set for Sunday, October 19, at 5:00 p.m., and tickets are still available!

This show will open up the Colgate Skating Series on ABC with two national air dates: November 23 (4:00 – 6:00 p.m. EST/2:00 – 4:00 p.m. PST) and December 7 (4:00 – 6:00 p.m. EST/2:00 – 4:00 p.m. PST). Check your local listings!

Performing in this show for the third straight year are Olympic champions Ekaterina Gordeeva and Ilia Kulik (along with their daughter Liza). Two-time Olympic medalist Nancy Kerrigan returns to the show with her family for the first time since 2012, and Olympic silver medalist Paul Wylie will once again perform with his family. Joining them will be 1980 Olympic silver medalist Linda Fratianne, four-time World champion Kurt Browning, 1996 World champion Todd Eldredge, seven-time British champions and siblings Sinead and John Kerr, three-time U.S. champion Michael Weiss and five-time Italian champion Silvia Fontana with her husband, three-time U.S. pairs champion John Zimmerman.
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Special Guest Bella Thorne Performing in Shall We Dance on Ice on December 16 at the US Cellular Coliseum

Bella ThorneThe US Cellular Coliseum and Disson Skating are pleased to announce Bella Thorne as the special guest artist who will perform in “Shall We Dance on Ice” coming to Bloomington on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. This previously announced event will showcase a journey of dance through the ages with dancing and skating. Music and special effects will create the segments of time and genre of dance, which will be performed by dancers and transition into elegant productions on the ice.

Bella Thorne is an American teen actress, singer, and dancer. She is best known for her role as CeCe Jones on the Disney Channel original series “Shake It Up.” In the spring of 2013, she released her first single entitled Call It Whatever. Most recently, Bella co-starred in the 2014 comedy “Blended,” along with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, playing Sandler’s character’s daughter. She will be seen next in “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” which is an adaptation from the popular children’s book of the same title, and will hit the big screen on October 10. Bella will also have a major role in the new CBS Films’ movie “THE DUFF,” with a release date currently set for February 20, 2015. She has won several Young Artist Awards for her work on TV, and is an ambassador for iDecide, which is an organization that encourages teens to make smart decisions regarding alcohol.
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