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2013-08-12 23:22:20

The Dirty Dancing Festival was founded in 2010 in the beautiful town of Lake Lure North Carolina, where much of the classic movie Dirty Dancing was filmed. Lake Lure, NC (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Don't miss this year's Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure, August 16th -18th.(http://www.dirtydancingfestival.com). Lake Lure is where the iconic 80's movie Dirty Dancing was filmed. This beautiful man-made, 720-acre lake, which is nestled in trees and surrounded by mountains, makes...

2011-08-10 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Casino goers will have the time of their lives this summer with the introduction of International Game Technology's (NYSE: IGT) new Dirty Dancing® Video Slots. Available now at casinos nationwide, players will be dancing the mambo with Baby and Johnny while singing along to the film's hit soundtrack as they enjoy the entertainment-packed multi-sensory interactive slot. IGT developed Dirty Dancing® Video Slots...

2011-08-08 18:38:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, is set to produce DIRTY DANCING, based on the classic 1987 film of the same name, it was announced today by Joe Drake, co-COO of Lionsgate and President of the Motion Picture Group. The original film's choreographer Kenny Ortega (HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, Michael Jackson's THIS IS IT), will direct. Debra Martin Chase (THE PRINCESS DIARIES, THE SISTERHOOD OF THE...

2009-09-29 19:36:49

A private memorial is being planned for the late film star Patrick Swayze at Sony Studios in Culver City, Calif. The actor -- who is famous for his work in the films The Outsiders, Dirty Dancing and Ghost, as well as TV's North & South and The Beast -- died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 14 at the age of 57. He reportedly was cremated, although the whereabouts of his ashes are not publicly known. E! News said the event is to take place Sunday and mourners are being asked to donate to...

2009-09-24 09:43:55

Singer Macy Gray and actor Ashley Hamilton were the first two contestants eliminated from Season 9 of the U.S. competition series Dancing with the Stars. Wednesday night's results show also featured a tribute to Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze, who died of cancer last week. Professional dancers Chelsie Hightower and Dmitry Chaplin performed to She's Like the Wind, which Swayze had sung for the Dirty Dancing soundtrack, E! News said. Real-life husband and wife dancers Jonathan Roberts...

2009-09-19 03:01:43

Ten professional dancers are to perform a tribute to the late U.S. movie star Patrick Swayze on Dancing with the Stars, ABC said. Swayze, the star of Dirty Dancing and Ghost, died Monday of pancreatic cancer at the age of 57. He had made a guest appearance on 'Dancing with the Stars in its first season. In the tribute, the dancers will perform a three-song medley featuring Swayze's She's Like the Wind, 'Unchained Melody from the hit film Ghost and the classic Time of My Life from Dirty...

2009-09-18 11:28:22

The North Carolina town where Patrick Swayze filmed much of his iconic 1987 movie, Dirty Dancing, is planning a memorial for the late actor. Swayze died Monday after a 20-month battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. The State reported that residents of Lake Lure, which doubled in numerous scenes for Dirty Dancing's Catskills, N.Y., resort setting, will honor Swayze at a memorial service Saturday evening. The event is free, however, attendees are being asked to donate to the Pancreatic...

2009-09-17 20:56:07

The body of Patrick Swayze, who died of pancreatic cancer this week, has been cremated, the Hollywood actor's death certificate said. The Dirty Dancing and Ghost star was 57 when he died Monday after a 20-month battle with cancer. E! News reported on its Web site Thursday that his ashes are being stored at his lawyer's office on behalf of Lisa Niemi, his wife of 34 years. The report said no plans have been announced regarding a memorial service for Swayze or where the actor's remains will...

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