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Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 05-05-13, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,039
Posted By Kate Awesome
Not a clue, but I do know that they finally...

Not a clue, but I do know that they finally opened Orchard Road in Singapore... not that that helps...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 05-05-13, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,846
Posted By Kate Awesome
Personally, I found Rome to be overrated and not...

Personally, I found Rome to be overrated and not as enjoyable as working Verona or the small town sagras. But that's just me... :laugh:
Forum: FESTIVAL AND PITCH ETHICS 07-24-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 22,093
Posted By Kate Awesome
Well, you could always appease the mormons by...

Well, you could always appease the mormons by treating your show like a network marketing scheme... they've got BIG money.
Forum: FESTIVAL AND PITCH ETHICS 07-24-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,049
Posted By Kate Awesome
I should qualify; this was after my initial...

I should qualify; this was after my initial attempts at being cool, calm and positive. I can only handle someone breaking up my crowd to bitch me out so many times..

At first, I whipped out my...
Forum: FESTIVAL AND PITCH ETHICS 07-11-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,049
Posted By Kate Awesome
Even though this topic took a sharp turn with...

Even though this topic took a sharp turn with Dallas' provided information, I still feel compelled to respond to this post because I've recently become engaged in a "pitch war" with a local walk-by...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 07-11-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,595
Posted By Kate Awesome
Ha. Unfortunately, my country is very supportive...

Ha. Unfortunately, my country is very supportive of it's fundamental rights to freedom of speech... I've had many lengthly discussions with Bylaw about them, and, at best, all they can do is shut...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 06-05-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,595
Posted By Kate Awesome
Oh, I make great money on the street...I'm just...

Oh, I make great money on the street...I'm just burning out from it. I primarily work at Yonge & Dundas in Toronto, and with the influx of the religious nuts over the last couple of years, it's...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 06-05-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,314
Posted By Kate Awesome
INT'L: Victor Rubilar Pedro Tochas Fire...

INT'L:

Victor Rubilar
Pedro Tochas
Fire Guy (Brant Matthews)
Scot Free
Flame Oz
and, ahem.. I was just called 'One of Canada's Top Street Performers' by the Fremantle Street Arts Festival...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 06-05-12, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,735
Posted By Kate Awesome
Hahahaah. I have a picture of myself balancing an...

Hahahaah. I have a picture of myself balancing an umbrella on my face in Tianamen Square...but.... what I *didnt* get in the picture were the police officers circling me...


I do have some pix...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 06-05-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,595
Posted By Kate Awesome
Embarrassed I'm actually wrestling with this question a lot...

I'm actually wrestling with this question a lot this year; I feel so drained of motivation. I always say that I enjoy street performing because I like to have as much fun and as little responsibility...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 10-30-11, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,588
Posted By Kate Awesome
Sure, sure...exploit the 99%, why dontcha?! :p

Sure, sure...exploit the 99%, why dontcha?! :p
Forum: GIGS - FESTIVALS 08-18-11, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,722
Posted By Kate Awesome
When they contacted me last year, they offered...

When they contacted me last year, they offered travel, but not a payment. I would have done it if it wasn't too close to the holidays for me.

Victor Rubliar did it a couple of years ago and had a...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 07-06-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,590
Posted By Kate Awesome
I received the extra rub'n'tug from security at...

I received the extra rub'n'tug from security at LAX on my way to Singapore last year.. fun times! Told 'em I thought of my boyfriend the whole time! ;)
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 07-06-11, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,948
Posted By Kate Awesome
Beijing scares the crap out of me. I was there...

Beijing scares the crap out of me.
I was there last year, briefly, and wouldn't even consider working street there... think 1930s Germany...


I balanced an umbrella on my face in Tiananmen...
Forum: GIGS - FESTIVALS 07-06-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,582
Posted By Kate Awesome
Victor Rubliar just won that one, so maybe he'll...

Victor Rubliar just won that one, so maybe he'll make a post about it.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 04-30-11, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,916
Posted By Kate Awesome
I used to busk all through winter down at Yonge...

I used to busk all through winter down at Yonge and Dundas in Toronto when I was super broke...statuing. Talk about cold!!


...I say "used to" but am fully aware of the potential for that to...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 02-23-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,051
Posted By Kate Awesome
I thought you were in Oz, Qwirk!! I am glad to...

I thought you were in Oz, Qwirk!!
I am glad to hear you are safe. xo
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 02-23-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,161
Posted By Kate Awesome
"The kinds of jobs that are disappearing are the...

"The kinds of jobs that are disappearing are the jobs that pay really well [for] relatively unskilled workers," says Harry Holzer, Ph.D."


Well,...I'm fucked.
:p
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 02-11-11, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,080
Posted By Kate Awesome
@Martin: Ya, but I don't bag other performers,...

@Martin: Ya, but I don't bag other performers, so, you wouldn't know anybody on that list! >:p


@Gav: Thanks for the info! I have a silent statue show (ha, I also have a bit of a grasp of Italian...
Forum: GIGS - FESTIVALS 02-05-11, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,205
Posted By Kate Awesome
Treat roving acts with the same respect you treat...

Treat roving acts with the same respect you treat the big shows and remember they are just as important for festivals (and if they are good enough, they will totally hold their own on the pitches)!
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 02-05-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,213
Posted By Kate Awesome
Good to hear, Daniel! Just remember tho:...

Good to hear, Daniel!

Just remember tho: it's kinda like being in an "open relationship" in that it will be a LONG journey for her to become truly comfortable with it, if she has a lot of initial...
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 01-25-11, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,080
Posted By Kate Awesome
Ya, you can't let your guard down with Victor for...

Ya, you can't let your guard down with Victor for a MINUTE!
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 01-23-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,080
Posted By Kate Awesome
Folks: despite his best efforts, Victor never...

Folks: despite his best efforts, Victor never has, nor, never will bag me.
Just so y'know.


Thanks for your constructive comments, Knoxious. I will attempt to talk my way into Linz and Villach...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 01-19-11, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,213
Posted By Kate Awesome
Get a new wife. If she's resistant now, just...

Get a new wife.

If she's resistant now, just imagine how crazy she'll get when you get a 6 month contract on a cruise ship....
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 01-04-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,027
Posted By Kate Awesome
This is a really cool thread! I kinda feel...

This is a really cool thread!

I kinda feel like when I started street performing, I existed in a bubble: I worked far away from everyone else, went years without meeting people and lived in an...
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