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Photo-Op: MMVA Rehearsals

I passed by the CityTv building last night to see that they were making some last minute preparations and some rehearsals for tonight's event. It's the Much Music Video Awards tonight; a time where thousands of pre-pubescent teens will fill the downtown core of Toronto in hopes of catching a glimpse of such media mongrels as the Jonas Brothers, actors from Twilight and The Hills. Anyhow, here are a few pics of their setup before it gets wild tonight. There are also some surprises in the last two.

When I past by again much later in the evening, I was surprised to see some acts rehearsing their parts for tonight's show. In the pic below, amongst the orgy of people are in fact The Black Eyed Peas, who were singing and practising their dance routine for that Boom Boom Pow song (unconfirmed if that's the actual song title, but they sing that line). There was quite a pack of people watching them do the whole routine, but probably not even a fraction of how much people will be their tonight. Beneath that picture is the band Rise Against on the John St. stage, playing their song over and over. Anyhow, both groups were a welcomed surprise.

Comments

Unknown said…
I swear there is always something going down in Toronto.
Mike said…
I heard Perez Hilton got punched out by Will.I.Am afterwards at a nightclub after the mmva's. Its true what they say, douchy things happen to douchy people!
Kevin said…
That's awesome! I had friends who went (girls), who cried after seeing the Jonas Brothers. Cried.
The Lam said…
@Dave: It's a happening place.

@Mike: FTW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

@Kev: It looked like all the girls were in tears. It's something that we'll never understand.

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