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Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 07-21-02, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,384
Posted By Brian Wilson
Post Hey Pyromancer. You'll be lookign for...

Hey Pyromancer.

You'll be lookign for kerosene (I think.) You can buy it at the local Canadian Tire, or HOme Hardware. Fire performers over here use either napthalene, or kerosene. Naptha is more...
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 07-18-02, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,042
Posted By Brian Wilson
Piggy Aerial crowd circle show picture needed.

Hey Kids,

I was wondering if anyone had a high resolution crowd shot. I'm looking for an aerial (above the show) picture of a decent sized crowd in a circle. Bascially a good above the crowd shot...
Forum: GIGS - CORPORATE 07-16-02, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,826
Posted By Brian Wilson
Post Xmas show in London Ontario

I'm looking for a family/children's oriented show that runs from 30 minutes to an hour in the London Ontario area. A corporate client will be entertaining approximately 150 people at their annual...
Forum: GIGS - CORPORATE 07-16-02, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,808
Posted By Brian Wilson
Post Thanks for all the replies. I should specifiy...

Thanks for all the replies. I should specifiy that we are looking for acts that are local to the southern Ontario area.
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 06-28-02, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,050
Posted By Brian Wilson
Post Hey, a few little notes - seeing as you are...

Hey, a few little notes - seeing as you are looking for input.

The Past Appearances fly in with great style, but it takes a LONG time for all of the events to pop in. I stopped reading after about...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 06-04-02, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,138
Posted By Brian Wilson
Post A nice little look at the audience "captivity...

A nice little look at the audience "captivity rate" for both venues Ben. But your post doesn't look at the ever looming question of "WHY?"

Why Indeed? Why would a performer talented enough to work...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-19-02, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,962
Posted By Brian Wilson
Post Hey Dude.. Brian from the Cowguys here. We...

Hey Dude..

Brian from the Cowguys here. We do a show wearing various cow - fabriced costumes and have a string of bad cow jokes in our show... Lurk reviewed those jokes as being "so bad they...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 05-16-02, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,506
Posted By Brian Wilson
Post Bad news.. this year market administration is...

Bad news.. this year market administration is discouraging circle acts from performing on the corner (so I heard from Tawny Ross.) Each year they've been adding restrictions, last year it was no...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 04-16-02, 06:54 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 52,970
Posted By Brian Wilson
Post A statistic that's been bugging me as well.. Not...

A statistic that's been bugging me as well.. Not all of those "5,000" causalties were American.
Forum: HAS ANYONE SEEN....? 11-30-01, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,786
Posted By Brian Wilson
Love Anyone seen John Higby?

John Higby? Anyone know of his whereabouts, a website, email addy? anything?
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 02-28-01, 07:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,536
Posted By Brian Wilson
Question I'm a PC user, but I've never used a Mac. I guess...

I'm a PC user, but I've never used a Mac. I guess you could say that I'm a Mac luddite.

Whats the compatibilty between Mac's and PC's like. I'm thinking about picking up a mac laptop for work on...
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 02-28-01, 07:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,873
Posted By Brian Wilson
Butterfly Aaaah performing as a business. I'm setting...

Aaaah performing as a business.

I'm setting up an agency "ORBITAL ENTERTAINMENT" that is focussing on booking performers, actors, rovers, and variety artists into corporate/festival settings.
...
Forum: GIGS - CORPORATE 02-27-01, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,411
Posted By Brian Wilson
Lightbulb Orbital Entertainment

Orbital Entertainment is now open for business. We are now building up a roster of Canadian and International Talent.

If you are an original act/performer with unique skills, a solid show, roving...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 02-22-01, 07:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,386
Posted By Brian Wilson
Apple I'm from Canada, a country where we have really...

I'm from Canada, a country where we have really strict gun laws. 14 states with little or no background check for purchasing a fire-arm. That's pretty scary. And women can't buy vibrators? That's...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 02-09-01, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,522
Posted By Brian Wilson
Lightbulb I recommend Anchor Audio products. They custom...

I recommend Anchor Audio products. They custom build PA's (which work really well for voice, and are alright for music) and you can get all kinds of nifty functions and add ons with them.

- they...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 02-07-01, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,972
Posted By Brian Wilson
Lightbulb Do what you love and the money will follow. ...

Do what you love and the money will follow.

Personally I love doing shows, and people pay me for them (street and/or corporate.) It all works out nicely.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 02-04-01, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,007
Posted By Brian Wilson
Apple Ottawa on Canada Day. I'm probably the most...

Ottawa on Canada Day.

I'm probably the most appropriate person to respond to this, as we've worked Canada Day in Ottawa (our hometown) for the last few years.

Picture this, the downtown core,...
Forum: RESOURCES/EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL 02-01-01, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,656
Posted By Brian Wilson
Question So Chance, why do you do what you do? You're...

So Chance, why do you do what you do?

You're one of a handful of people on this planet that call themselves an escape artist. Locking yourself up in chains, straightjackets, being shackled &...
Forum: RESOURCES/EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL 01-30-01, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,656
Posted By Brian Wilson
Post Prof haven't tried it yet because you guys...

Prof haven't tried it yet because you guys haven't sent me the recipe!
Forum: RESOURCES/EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL 01-29-01, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,656
Posted By Brian Wilson
Woah. For sure send me a copy. I'm really up on...

Woah. For sure send me a copy. I'm really up on my Freudian studies.. wrote one too many Psychoanalytic papers in university.

Although I think you may be reading too much into our act. I haven't...
Forum: RESOURCES/EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL 01-26-01, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,656
Posted By Brian Wilson
Cool alright

Well I figure that Robert has given enough to the performing community, and that we all owe him at least a comfortable retirement. And telling fun stories is hardly work at all.

Chance, maybe you...
Forum: RESOURCES/EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL 01-25-01, 08:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,719
Posted By Brian Wilson
Prisoners? Apologies? I thought this was just a...

Prisoners? Apologies? I thought this was just a friendly chat.

Just wanted to mention that I started an online journal about a year ago, and have been dumping my poetry, sketches, and a few...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 01-25-01, 08:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,497
Posted By Brian Wilson
Lightbulb The gig sounds interesting?! Who do we send our...

The gig sounds interesting?! Who do we send our PR too? <smirk>
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 01-24-01, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,873
Posted By Brian Wilson
Butterfly I can't imagine a better job to find your feet...

I can't imagine a better job to find your feet in. Age wise, i'm a meager 25, been finding my feet almost every year now. Jon and I have always been the young uns on the circuit.. and I think that...
Forum: RESOURCES/EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL 01-23-01, 11:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,961
Posted By Brian Wilson
Hey! "Houdini a Man/Mind in Chains" A psychoanalytical portrait.

A fascinating psychoanalytical look at one of histories most famous magicians. Apparently he had some Freduian issues (surprise surprise!) the book also delves into the histories of some illusions,...
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