Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Beautiful Flower in Beijing

Johnny performs to ‘Unforgettable Jasmine Flower’ for the BTV New Year’s Eve Global Music Countdown to 2017 special recorded in Beijing, China, over the weekend.

So Johnny has just returned from a fast-paced five days in China, capped by his “Unforgettable Jasmine Flower” performance recorded for Beijing TV’s huge New Year’s Eve special: “BTV New Year’s Eve Global Music Countdown to 2017.”

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Beyoncé and Black Lace

Johnny heats up the Sun Valley ice with his sizzling Beyoncé program. Detail from the full-size image below. Exclusive photo © David Keyser.

Our Sun Valley coverage continues with an all-new series of exclusive photos and video of Johnny’s Beyoncé program, which he performed as the closing — and showstopping — number of the night.

Friday, July 29, 2016

'Moonlight' Under the Moonlight

With the spotlight playing the role of the moon, beautiful Johnny debuts his ‘Moonlight Sonata’ in the US under the starry sky of Sun Valley, Idaho. Exclusive photo © David Keyser.

We begin our Sun Valley coverage with Johnny’s exquisite ‘Moonlight Sonata’ program.

And I almost don’t want to write any more words than that, because they just feel like unnecessary clutter against this extraordinarily beautiful performance.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Father and Son

Johnny with his dad, John Weir, at Art2Skate rehearsal. Exclusive photo © David Keyser.

Today we break away from FaOI for a moment as the US prepares to celebrate Father’s Day this weekend.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Stunningly Beautiful 'Creep'

Johnny during his Friday evening performance of ‘Creep’ at Art2Skate. Exclusive photo © David Keyser.

In our continuing coverage of the two nights of fabulousness that was Art2Skate, today we bring you Johnny’s Creep performance from the Friday show.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Let's Just Get Right to Johnny's New Beyoncé Number, Shall We?

Beautiful Johnny takes the ice to debut his sizzling new Beyoncé program at Art2Skate. Detail of an exclusive photo © David Keyser below.

OK! We begin our possibly very lengthy series of Art2Skate posts with that thing you’ve all been waiting for.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

A Beautiful Distraction

Johnny performs as Dracula in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Detail of full-size image from the gorgeous picspam section below. Exclusive photo © David Keyser.

Earlier today, my dear friend Elena Vasileva tweeted:

The more tragedies we have in the world, the more beauty we need to live.

I couldn’t agree more. So in keeping with that philosophy, we present an exclusive new photo series plus exclusive video from the vault: Johnny, in all his fantastical glory as Dracula, performing in the Halloween on Ice tour.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Happy 6th Blogoversary! Now This Is What I Call a Super Tuesday

Johnny Weir (c) David Ingogly for Binky's Johnny Weir Blog
Johnny warming up before his performance in Syracuse, NY, with the Halloween on Ice tour. Exclusive photo © David Keyser. Please click for beautiful full-size view. Tons of picspam below!

So my actual sixth blogoversary (yes! I’ve been doing this for six years!) is February 28, which was Sunday, which is a day no one reads the blog because they’re too busy trying to understand how the words “Johnny” and “airboat” can possibly be used together in a sentence.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Beautiful Kai in Black-and-White

Johnny as Kai in Evgeni Plushenko’s Snow King 2. Exclusive photo © Elena Vasileva.

This is the companion gallery to the black-and-white Snow King 2 rehearsal photoset. Because this gallery is so stunningly, hauntingly exquisite, we’re keeping the words to a minimum here so we can simply browse in hushed awe.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Snow King 2 Rehearsals Revisited

Beautiful Johnny at Snow King 2 rehearsal. Exclusive photo © Elena Vasileva. A zillion more of these gorgeous pics below!

The lovely Elena Vasileva sent me two new exclusive black-and-white Snow King 2 photo series (which, as you all know, is my absolute fav style of photography), both of which are spectacular.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Bonus Dress Rehearsal Gallery

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva Binky's Johnny Weir Blog
Johnny as enchanted Kai at the final Snow King 2 dress rehearsal on December 26, 2015. Exclusive photo © Elena Vasileva.

Yes, yes, I said we were wrapping up Snow King 2 coverage last week, but that’s before I knew there was a whole slew of practice photos to be had...

Friday, January 8, 2016

Fan Meeting and Fond Farewells

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva Binky's Johnny Weir Blog
Beautiful Johnny as Kai, poised beneath the Snow King’s carriage, in Evgeni Plushenko’s magical ‘Snow King 2.’ The show ended its run in Moscow with a final performance on January 7, Orthodox Christmas Day. Exclusive photo © Elena Vasileva.

And so, with 15 performances finished, we have come to the end of our glorious coverage of Johnny as Kai in Snow King 2.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

'Endless Perfection on Ice'

Johnny Weir (c) Elena Vasileva
Johnny as Enchanted Kai with Evgeni Plushenko as the Snow King. Exclusive photo © Elena Vasileva. For cheeky video of this moment, scroll down (through all the gorgeous picspam) to the end of the post!

The Moscow leg of the Snow King 2 tour has nearly drawn to a close, with one final performance to go of the fifteen that began just after Christmas (please see all the previous amazing photos and videos here and here).