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My Behind the Scenes Experiences of the ACM Awards 50th Anniversary Show

I got to the airport Wednesday morning and was surprised to be going through airport security without any familiar faces. I knew of at least four other women who would be traveling on the same flight as I to Dallas, Texas for the 50th anniversay award show for the ACMAs (Academy of Country Music Awards).

I cleared security (phew! ha), put my shoes back on and and gathered everything I absolutely couldn’t live without while on a plane for 3 hours.  I walked through the airport, found my gate, and more importantly, I found a placeto eat. Being the sleep lover I am, I didn’t leave any time to eat anything before arriving to the airport. Being the food lover I am, I had to find something to eat sooner than later.

Stomach and brain growling, I got some eggs and breakfast potatoes, jalepenos and salsa. I only became excited about eating once I also had the hot and spicy stuff. Salsa and hot peppers would save for me the bland food that looked like it had been prepared days earlier. Whatevz. I was hungry and feeling adventurous.

Upon walking up to the cash register to pay outrageous airport prices for very un-outrageous airport food, at eye level in the refrigerated drink cooler, I noticed a familiar sight, glimmering; Angry Orchard, gluten free, yeast free, slightly alcoholic apple cider available for sale. It is so rare for me to have an opportunity to enjoy alcohol. Even though I still quite enjoy it, my ever aging self just can’t tolerate alcohol like I could in my younger years.  I had a half day of travel ahead of me.  “Nothing” to do on an airplane for a few hours. This was the opportune time to have at least one drink.

I got my million dollar tray o’ food, my glorious drink, and my $37 bottle of water, found a table, but before setting everything down, I looked up and saw three of my four work colleagues sitting at a table at the end of the restaurant, also drinking and eating. This day was proving to really be off to a nice start.  I made my rounds of hugs and sat with my back to a wall of TVs talking about the guilty verdict of former NFL guy something Hernandez.  I joined my pals and tore into my foods and drinks alongside them.

MySurreaLife breakfast at Bob Hope

We were excited to see each other. Working on award shows together for the past few years, a good number of us have really solified a nice extended family for each other. Through illnesses, relationships and their problems, children and everything that comes with having children, this group of us women have been there for each other, on the phone, in prayer and in person when we have needed each other. These award shows have proven to be a fun way to work, meet and make friends.

In addition to being together, we were also excited that we were headed to Dallas to work this show. We had been working on the show for years and it had most always been held in Las Vegas. We knew the layouts of the Vegas hotels where the two simultaneous shows ran. We knew how to get from point A to B easily enough. We knew the time it would take to expect talent to arrive to the destinations we needed them. We knew from working with country musicians  and their crews in years past that they were easy to work with and polite to us, unlike many mainstream artists and their entourages. We also knew the AT&T Stadium we were about to be working in for the next week was massive.

MySurreaLife free night in Dallas

A lovely sight as a friend and I drove to dinner

Once we landed in Dallas, I was fortunate enough to have a friend from college, who now lives in Dallas, come to pick me up.  She took me to say hello to her children, my three goddaughters, and then we ate a lovely meal together and caught up on our lives, face toface for the first time in over a year.  Not-okay.com that it’s been so long since we’ve seen each other. Beyond-okay.com that we we able to squeeze in time together before I had to report for work.

MySurreaLife in Dallas the night before my work on the ACMAs 2015

A friend from college and my view while we ate dinner together in Dallas at LTO.

My friend dropped me to the hotel where the production had us staying.  The next morning the ordeal that was the ACMAs 50th anniversary award show began for me.

MySurreaLife ATT Stadium

As we were driven on the shuttles to the venue, the enormity of AT&T Stadium was apparent from miles away. Instant anxiety brewed in my gut and intensified as we walkedinto the loading dock, down into the belly of the beast.  We met our team leaders and were taken on a tour of the space where we would be spending the next long, stressful four days.

MySurreaLife ACMAs rehearsals

I am a part of what’s referred to as the the “talent flow” team. We are the go-between of our team of talent escorts and the team of stage managers who essentially run the entire on-stage part of the show.  If talent isnt where they need to be, myself or a collegaue get ahold of the escorts to find out where the talent they are assigned to are in the venue or elsewhere.

Literally every show there is an issue with our walkie talkies. The issue is either that the walkies dont reach everyone who needs to talk to each other or they are static-y or there are just too many people trying to reach each other. In recent years I have learned to instead rely on my cell phone to communicate more effectively with those I need to be intouch with. Having a cell phone service that is not AT&T, I was not surprised when my cell service didn’t work as well as it did elsewhere. It worked enough for me to call and text escorts; that was all I cared about.

MySurreaLife Texting Escorts at ACMA 50th

What my screen o’text messages typically looks like after an award show. This is exactly what it looked like after the ACMAs 50th.

All three days of rehearsals, and even the dress rehearsal the day of the live show (day 4) were all stressful. We asked escorts specifically where to go with their assigned talent but a couple of the talent who were needed with me in the “holding room” immediately when they arrived, instead wanted to go elsewhere, such as, to stage, or to their dressing room. The problem with those requests was that the stage was being used for someone else’s rehearsals, there were no dressing rooms being used on rehearsal days and when people decided to go elsewhere in the massive stadium, it really set the time back getting them where they needed to be.

Many of the escorts at this show were new to the job. Escorts are typically sourced from the area where the show is held.  Since we rarely, if ever, do shows in Dallas, new people had to be recruited for this event. It is rare that new escorts have the confidence to tell someone they’ve only ever seen on TV that they’re needed somewhere other than the place they requested to go. This was the case for this event. The two times that really set us back were two times an escort didn’t firmly, but kindly let the talent know where they were needed and why. I put the walkies and my cell phone to good use this show! I used both so much, the battery on both my cell and my walkie died. Fortunately, we had extra batteries charged and ready for this situation and a colleague let me use her portable charger, saving the *my* day.

MySurreaLife inside ATT Stadium for ACMA rehearsals

Being gluten and dairy intolerant leaves me few choices for quick go-to foods on show days. I pretty much subside on these during the days of rehearsals leading up to an award show.

I was fortunate enough to have a family member of mine who works close to the stadium come pick me up (and even treat me!) to lunch at Chipotle on of those first days of rehearsals.  Not that Chipotle is not delicious, but it was literally the most filling and wonderful meal of my entire time in Dallas. I digress.

The rehearsal day before the show was horribly stressful. After a long ten (twelve?) hours, my colleagues and I got back to our hotel and went downstairs to eat in the hotel restaurant. To my extreme delight and surprise, the restaurant bar had Angry Orchard on tap, and they also had Fireball. Not even a month before this jaunt to Dallas, my aunt taught me about the delicious pleasure of mixing Angry Orchard cider with a shot of Fireball. Although I do not condone drinking to fix problems, on this night, this drink was how my day ended on a good note.

Show day came early that next morning. Not feeling super rested from the previous long days, the alcohol in my system certainly did not help with getting a restful night’s sleep.  Oh well. Win some you lose some.

After a small snafu about what time to bring in a big name talent and where to take the rest of talent upon their arrivals, dress rehearsal actually started on time. As i mentioned earlier, there was only one elevator coming down to the stage / field area from the bus area where most all talent would be waiting. It was a terrible oversight on the part of the production planning people. There also didn’t seem to be a way around it, so there was that to be dealing with, and did we ever have to deal with it.

For the actual live show, I was again assigned to be stationed at the holding room, making sure on-stage talent was where they needed to be at certain times. On more than one occasion, more than one stage manager would ask me for updates of where our escorts were with their talent and on more than one occasion, for five to ten minute stretches I would report back to the stage managers that the escorts were with their talent, either waiting for the elevator or on it.

Besides the elevator debacle, and a missing escort or two for some key on-stage performers, after all of the ridiculously long, stressful rehearsals, the show went smoother than I had expected, thank goodness.

I took an hour or so to watch parts of the show on TV the other day. After all the headaches and stomach burning I caused myself from stress during those days working that show, as I watched it on screen from the comfort of my own home, I was filled with such pride and even a smile or two, thinking how insane it was behind the scenes getting people where they needed to be to pull it all off.

Grammy Sunday in LA this year had nothing to do with the Grammy’s for me

Growing up in Arizona, I had always wanted to live in LA.  It was so close we visited family and friends who lived in LA often; I always loved the energy of  LA.  When I was finally old enough and on my own enough to make the move, I did and have never looked back.

This past Grammy Sunday, I was able to sleep-in, thanks to my husband who gets up with our little girl on the weekends so I can get a bit more sleep than usual.  What a guy.  I woke up, feeling rested and refreshed, and then anxious.  I had forgotten, and in the fog of having just woken up, remembered I needed to take fresh flowers up to my boss’ house and be out to my cousin’s house in Whitter by 2pm.  My cousin and his wife kindly give us many of their daughter’s outgrown clothes and toys to us regularly.  Talk about a blessing!  Whittier is at least one hour from where we live and there was no way I would be on time.  I   called my cousin to make sure my late arrival was okay, and fortunately it was.

I stopped at the store with our little girl in tow, then up to my boss’ house, then to Whitter.  The drive to Whitter from Beverly Hills (what a thrill) was absolutely gorgeous to me that day.  My navigation took me on surface streets from West LA down the Wilshire corridor, past the La Brea Tar Pits and past the Wiltern Theater.  I reminisced about years ago when two of my friends and I got invited last minute to see a Lady Gaga show at the Wiltern.  This was when her first album The Fame had just started to really blow up.  I think “Poker Face” was the radio single at the time.  I forget who opened for her, but as we stood in the raised VIP area, I was thrilled at my spot to watch the show.  I was a foot or so above the other people in the standing room only venue.  I was right at the wall that separated the two areas so I could lean on something, which was nice because I was wearing boots with heels.  Gaga came on and I remember thinking that the performance of the first song was nothing short of spectacular, but I can’t remember what the first performance was.  I’m pretty sure I can’t remember because shortly after my daze in happiness begain with that first performance, Kanye West’s big head was escorted to stand directly in front of me.  I was literally pushed aside to make way for Kanye.  I didn’t want to cause a scene as I had been escorted into the VIP section by someone who got tickets for us for free, and I have no idea how he got the tickets, but I didn’t want to be kicked out.  So I stood to the side and slightly behind Kanye, staring at his giant noggin mere inches from mine.  We got to meet her, take a photo with her after the show, and I even got a personalized autograph from her for my little brother.  All’s well that ends well I guess.  All that reminiscing about the Wiltern at a red light.  So, that happened.

MySurreaLife.com Wiltern Grammys 2015

My navigation continued to direct us towards downtown LA, when it finally guided us onto the freeway.  As I drove the two blocks through downtown LA, I just then realized that the Grammy’s were going on just a few blocks away.  A few friends were there working, and for the first time in forever (homage to Frozen), I wasn’t sad about not being there.  Just two or three years ago, that would have been all I cared about doing or getting myself to somehow.  Five or six years ago was the last time I went to an award show and wasn’t working, that show was coincidentally the Grammy’s.

As I drove through downtown Grammy Sunday 2015, I didn’t even want to be a spectator backstage, like I was the last time I was there.  Who was I becoming?!  In that moment I realized that I was becoming a person with different priorities, and I was totally fine with that.  I looked in my rearview mirror and saw the beautiful, sweet little girl in our lives, looking out the window at this city.  I had never been more thankful to be driving away from “Hollywood,” and towards our extended family’s house, especially on a day with hardly any traffic.

Such A Small Modern Family World After All

Modern Family is definitely one of the funniest tv shows on right now.  The concept is a great one; one that is not explored by hardly any other tv series.  The concept of such a mixed family unit, consisting of a same sex marriage with an adopted Asian daughter, a “typical American family” of a mom, dad and their three children and finally, the divorced patriarch with a hot young wife and her son.  This family unit is a lot more mainstream than many other relationships seen in television programming these days.

MySurreaLife Modern Family bathroom

Anywho, the other day the board members of our HOA met to discuss some annual priorities and the subject of Modern Family came up.  One of our board members works for ABC and had a carry-all type bag with the Modern Family logo on it.  One of the other board members works in marketing at the Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills, I freelance working with talent flow teams on award shows and the 4th member of our board works in health care.  The board member who works for ABC said not to miss the season premiere as, she said she couldn’t spill any other details besides that it is amazing.  My significant other and I DVR the show, so we watch every episode, not necessarily when each episode airs, but we watch them all.

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The board member who works for Saks said one of the actresses shops in their store a lot and that that person isn’t typically very nice.  I piped in and said another one of the actors on the show was not very nice twice when we worked with him at award shows.  The person who works for ABC just kinda gave us the sigh and nodding head, understanding who we were talking about and the personalities of both those people.

I’m not mentioning the rude people’s names as to not get any of my fellow board members in trouble with their jobs but I will say, when working the American Music Awards last year, I ran into Julie Bowen who plays Claire Dunphy on the Modern Family.  I complimented her dress before I realized who I was talking to.  She was so kind and told me the name of the designer and was all smiley and nice.

MySurreaLife Julie Bowen Amaerican Music Awards

Times like those make working around entertainers much more tolerable.  It really stinks when you meet a famous actor or singer in person, you previously admired them or their work, they’re not nice, then all of their art suddenly really sucks because it reminds you of how not nice they were to you or your colleagues.  This is the reason I will never speak to Will Ferrell.  I’ve been around him 3 times now and every time I dodge him like he has the plague.  The characters he plays in any movie he is in absolutely crack me up and take me out of my real life while I’m watching them.

MySurreaLife Old School Will Ferrell

I would hate to have to hate “Old School” after meeting someone in that movie and they weren’t nice.  I’ve actually randomly met Jeremy Piven at Veggie Grill and Vince Vaugh at a night club, both of whom were very kind so I’d like to stop there, although I’ve only ever heard the best about Will Ferrell in person, but I’m not taking any chances.

MySurreaLife Old School Will gymnastics

It is funny what a small world life is in general.  Typically, the same circles blend with the same types of circles.  The same cannot be more true of Los Angeles and especially of people in the entertainment industry. If people know what a small world it is, I don’t understand why they then don’t take extra precautions to be nice or polite at the very least.  They take their entire life building an image and being famous.  Do people really not care how they are known as a person?

Chances are, someone somewhere is going to hear that you were not so nice and then write about it online somewhere, like in a blog! haha.

MySurreaLife at the MDA telethon taping

Albeit a little earlier than usual, today started like any other day.  Woke up sad that my alarm was going off and that sleep was over but happy for the day ahead. Got dressed in all black, put away clean dishes from the dishwasher that had been cleaned while we slept last night. I fixed breakfast for our little lady, and coffee and maybe also a gluten & dairy free piece of pumpkin pie for me.

Then my day became different than most every other day. I remembered to grab my “secret service” walkie talkie headset that my ever so kind, former roomie, Big Rob had given me. I shoved it in my smaller than usual bag I would be using for the day; the black, messenger style bag I use on show days. It’s a bag I love (& borrowed / stole from my little sis) because it fits (most of) what I need and also holds the heavy walkie talkie we carry around on show days.

I woke the little lady, got her dressed in record time, woke up my girlfriend who spent the night to avoid the crazy long drive she would have had from her home in Huntington Beach, sat little lady and I down to eat & enjoyed the few moments of downtime I knew I’d get today. We drove her to school, I gave little lady a big hug & kiss and told her I wouldn’t see her until later tonight since I had to work at a show.

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We got back in the car, drove up and over Laurel Canyon and pulled onto the CBS Beverly lot. We checked in, got our walkies and waited for talent to arrive.

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I have been at work for 4 hours now and have been 2 feet from each of the 5 Backstreet Boys. That’s a lot of numbers for one sentence! Haha. I am always surprised to realize how much more tiny “celebrities” are in person. 4 of the BSBs are not only relatively short, 5′ 6″ at the tallest & Kevin, the one who has some height is super thin as well! I just carried his suit jacket from being pressed in the wardrobe department & was really perplexed at how little it was.  I am also very impressed at how nice they all are. Having been in show business for so long can really wear on people. It’s nice to see these guys are cool after all these years.

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They performed their new single and also, “I want it that way.” The girls, although an entirely new age & generation from when BSB first came on the scene, still went wild when the BSB started singing that song.

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After the BSB left, i went outside to sit with my wonderdul friends who mann the talent check in table outside near the reserved parking spaces.   Having just heard the BSB performance, I had, “I Want It That Way” stuck in my head & starter singing it to my friends, so they could have it stuck in their heads also. I know, I’m a great friend.

Not 5 minutes later, the awesome guy that announcer Shawn Parr is walked by where we were sitting and also started singing, “I Want It That Way,” and also added some NSYNC looking dance moves. He reminded me of the Seinfeld episode we had just seen the night before where Kramer wins free coffee in a law suit. Shawn was moving fast like Kramer & when I told Shawn so, he reenacted the scene when Kramer is over caffeinated. It was awesome.

I’ve learned today who Austin Mahone is and also Chris Mann.  I don’t watch reality tv so I’m kind of out of the loop when it comes to recognizing reality show people.

So thankful for the randomness that is MySurreaLife.

Love On Top – MySurreal Experience Being a Part of Beyonce’s Entourage for A Day

Watching Beyoncé’s “Life is but a dream” on HBO, well, on my DVR, it was crazy to see her talking about being pregnant & not knowing how she was going to announce it.  I was assigned to be with her & her entourage that day she showed whoever was watching at the MTV Video Music Awards that she was pregnant.  It was crazy watching it all over again.  I was with them all that day as their talent escort. I escorted them to walk the red carpet, but waited at the end, until they finished.  I had no idea Beyonce had shown her belly to the press.

After her red carpet photos were taken, we hurried back into the building. Once inside, Bey stopped to hug Snooki & some other members of the Jersey Shore. Although she probably could get away with it more than anyone, she was the least diva acting person I have ever encountered & I have been around some big names. She always smiled, always waved at people as she walked by & as they said hello to her.  She did not act like a diva, not for one second as we went back down to the dressing room.

As I waited outside her dressing room for the stage manager to come escort her to stage for her performance, I saw JayZ go in and out of her dressing room.  Kanye West and I literally ran into each other in the hallway. He didn’t apologize.  Nor did I.  We had a nice little stare down and went our seperate ways.

The stage manager came to take them to the stage for her performance of “Love On Top,” she performed and came directly back down to her dressing room.  I didn’t see the performance so again, I had no idea she had announced her pregnancy.  I watched as JayZ stood outside Bey’s dressing room, looking down at his phone and trying to keep to himself.  A teenager and her mom came by to ask for a photo with him to which he obliged, but then escaped to another room to avoid more photo seeking fans.

Looking back on it, it was funny not realizing what was going on during the show, or seeing what the rest of the viewing audience saw.  For a few hours I stood near Lady Gaga’s dressing room while her people went in and out.  By the end of the day I thought it so weird I hadn’t seen her enter or exit once.  That’s because that was the award show that she performed and sat in the audience as the male alter ego Joe Calderone. Nicely played Gaga.  More celebrities should try that stunt sometime if they ever want to escape the paparazzi or crazed fans.  Then again, why would they want to do that?!  That’s why they worked so hard to become famous, to be noticed. Sigh.

It’s all I can do not to blush twelve shades of red when I see my little noggin on the screen in Beyonce’s documentary for 5 seconds. There I was!  In the background where I would prefer to stay. I like grocery shopping too much to have to be trying to escape paparazzi or photo seeking fans.

A Lovely Time at the Guys Choice Awards Taping in LA Yesterday

I started the day running late which made me slightly frustrated when I was trying to leave the house. Fortunately my significant other reminded me to take a deep breath and slow down and that everything was okay.

MySurreaLife Sony Pictures water tower

I got in the car and drove sleepily in the relatively empty streets on my way to Sony Pictures studio. Approaching the area of the studios, the Notoriois BIG song “Hypnotize” was on one of my favorite radio stations in LA, 93.5 KDAY. That song was just the pick me up I needed to start the day a little more energized. I pulled up to the lot, parked, went in to check in with work and, looking back on it now, the day was almost a blur.

MySurreaLife at the Guy's Choice Awards Sony backlot

There was so much action going on everywhere. There sets were being built inside and out, the red carpet was being built, dancers and extras were arriving, the wardrobe people were arriving and a few celebrities were arriving early to rehearse. There was so much going on in a few short hours.

MySurreaLife at the Guy's Choice Awards Red Carpet

Some of the highlights of my day included making eye contact with Burt Reynolds, seeing Buzz Aldrin and Clint Eastwood not 5 feet in front of me and talking with one my favorite celebrities, Snoop Doggy Dog, aka Snoop Dog, aka Snoop-A-Loop, aka Snoop Lion.

MySurreaLife inside on set at Guys' Choice 2013

The show went well. It was not a live show, so it wasn’t as hectic or frantic as a live show can be. It was a lot of fun to be on a studio lot with so many celebrities for a show that really stands out from the rest in terms of fun and craziness.

MySurreaLife Jeff Bridges Red Carpet Guy's choice awards 2013

I was able to snap this photo of the most awesome Jeff Bridges walking down the red carpet right before the show.  Check your cable listing to see the Guys’ Choice Award show on Spike TV June 12!

MySurreaLife at Spike TV’s Guy’s Choice Awards

I am so thankful to have the jobs that I have. In LA, it seems a lot of people wear a lot of hats. Take me, for example. I have a job, a “job job,” but it is one that allows me the flexibility to take on other small jobs & projects. I have set up my life so that I am able to indulge in my love of working with talent at award shows. It’s a freelance thing, a once in awhile thing that I love being able to do.

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Today I spent the day on the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City. This is the lot where Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy & many other shows & movies are filmed. This Wheel of Fortune scene is what is 20 feet in front of me & is what I have been staring at all day, when not busy shuttling people around in a golf cart, or checking people in for the show.

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Today I am working the rehearsals for Spike TVs “Guy’s Choice Awards.” I was on the lot for 5 hours before I went inside to see what the stage looked like from inside the house. It is one of the most cool stages I have ever seen! There is a huge gorilla on the sign in the center of the stage, and when I went inside, there was even a live giraffe on stage! I could not believe my eyes!

As one of my favorite comedians once said, “you know you’ve made it when you arrive to a set on a golf cart.” Well, whachu know about driving around a studio lot on a golf cart?!?!?! Especially a studio lot where you pass buildings including the Barrymore & the Happy Madison production building. It was fun for me to drive around the lot on the golf cart. It was a fun change of pace for a day.

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In addition to the giraffe, today on the lot were Andy Sanberg & Jake Gyllenhall. Tomorrow, on this very same lot, I will be face to face with Ben Affleck, Buzz Aldrin, Burt Reynolds, Clint Eastwood, Mark Wahlberg, Vince Vaughn & Jimmy Kimmel, to name a few.

Tune in tomorrow for more updates on this exciting show!

T-minus 4+2+0 days til Vegas!

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This was taken at last year”s day after tribute concert to Lionel Richie.

I wonder if the security guards get to chose their t-shirt #?

Deep thoughts should never happen in Vegas.  Just sayin…

T-minus 8 Days ‘Until I Spend a Week in Vegas !!! Gulp

An annual trip to Vegas is almost upon me.  It is nearly that time for many of my colleagues & I to head to Las Vegas for the Academy of Country Music Awards.  This is by far one of the most fun award shows we get to work because, #1 – it is in Vegas and #2 – it is country so the talent and the fans have been, in years past, beyond awesome.

To sum it up, this time every year, I get to work with some of my favorite people, in Vegas, surrounded by nice people, not jerks like we are used to working around when we are working most shows in LA.  Hooray!  This year the trip is extended by a couple days so I can spend some time with family who will also be in town, not to work but to celebrate one of my cousin’s milestone birthdays. Fun!!!! I am so excited to spend some fun times with my family and then get to go to work with my fun friends too.

The only down side is that I will be in Las Vegas for SIX days.  Six days without a kitchen, nearly a week without home cooked food, days upon days in that insanely dry air conditioning / smoke filled air.  All this in the midst of preparing our house for a new arrival or two.  Gulp gulp gulp.  Deep breaths.  Trying not to panic.

In counting down to this year’s ACM festivities, I thought it would be fun to share some photos and video from last year, because last year was just about as good as it could get for me.

This is a pretty cray video of a day that I was able to take a stroll down the ol Strip.  The guy with the snakes got me GOOD.

Click the photo to be linked to the YouTube video. Enjoy!

MySurrealife in Vegas March 2012

Countdown to the Academy of Country Music Awards !!!

One of my jobs shouldn’t actually be called work.  Well, it is work, but it is so much fun too, because of the people I get to work with.

I freelance as a talent logistics person at award shows.  I don’t even know if that’s the right phrase or way to describe what I’m hired to do at award shows, but it’s basically being eyes and ears on talent to make sure they’re in the right place at the right time for their 15 minutes on stage/screen that day.

One of the most fun award shows I am blessed to work is the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.  I live in LA so it’s nice to get paid to go to Sin City, even if there won’t be a lot of “sinning” while there.

Last year, Beth Behrs from the TV show “2 Broke Girls” was a part of the show.  These are a few fun, candid shots I got of her when she was at the venue for rehearsals.

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Stay tuned for some more great photos and even better videos from last year.

Be sure to REALLY tune into the show when it airs on CBS Sunday, April 7, 8pm Eastern.

Or click the link below for tickets!

http://www.acmcountry.com/tickets.html