<![CDATA[Busker Central Odds and ends Feed]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?page=&mode=random_blogs&feed=ATOM&limit=5&c=8&sid=f4c97535d5b035525f3755a460efcc90 2018-06-18T20:44:54-04:00 <![CDATA[Universal Orlando Hiring Hundreds Of Street-Performers]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=114&c=8&sid=f4c97535d5b035525f3755a460efcc90 2012-02-01T00:25:36-05:00 2012-02-01T00:25:36-05:00 (ORLANDO) Universal Orlando is hiring hundreds of energetic street performers both full and part-time for their Superstar Parade.
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Universal is seeking dancers, animated character performers, drummers, roller skaters, stilt walkers, and "little people" no taller than 4' 11".

The parade centers on new floats designed around four movies and TV shows. Each position comes with an array of Universal Orlando benefits such as free theme-park admission and assorted discounts.

Auditions for roles in the Universal Studios parade will debut sometime in the Spring. Some limitations apply. Stilt walkers can weigh no more than 180 pounds and that will be verified at the auditions.

Universal also wants marching-band style drummers and those candidates should have a one-minute drum solo ready (some will be...

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<![CDATA[A cat named Bob saves busker's life]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=127&c=8&sid=f4c97535d5b035525f3755a460efcc90 2012-11-05T04:47:44-05:00 2012-11-05T04:47:44-05:00 (LONDON) James Bowen and his cat Bob have sold over 250,000 books depicting their strange tale. It just so happens Bob saved the poor busker's life.
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Based on a true story, Bob and James may be heading to Hollywood to film the street-performer's enchanting account.

Bob isn't any ordinary orange tabby. It seems he was tired of people wasting away and set out one day to bolster his good karma. While walking down the alley, Bob spotted a street-performer with issues. Now was his chance to make a difference.

Bob immediately took to James and saw great potential withering away - perhaps even dying little by little each day. With the patience of a saint, Bob endures several trials and tribulations as the busker overcomes his addiction.

It's an selfless tail helping an artist get back on track creating...

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<![CDATA[More T-Shirts for Buskers]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=117&c=8&sid=f4c97535d5b035525f3755a460efcc90 2012-03-02T00:54:49-05:00 2012-03-02T00:54:49-05:00 We've found some more crazy t-shirts that buskers will love. Bowler or derby hat tees are now available in a variety of colors.
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Buskers can now let the world know they're a street-performer by wearing their hat on their t-shirt. You can even add a face if you wish.

There's an old busker saying - "A busker isn't complete without his hat. Then, he's finished."

Also featured are "suit & tie" tees and even the Professional Street Performers Association's logo on all kinds of shirts, tote bags, buttons, drinking cups, stickers, posters, and even hats.

Let the public know you're a pro!

You can even create your own logos on apparel for other buskers and street-performers to enjoy. Artists will relish designing their own shirts. Check out the links below for even more busker t-shirt...

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<![CDATA[Has the "Eggman" cracked up?]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=100&c=8&sid=f4c97535d5b035525f3755a460efcc90 2011-05-03T03:41:46-04:00 2011-05-03T03:41:46-04:00 (SOUTH AFRICA) His name is Gregory da Silva - a comedian artist, storyteller, dancer and live street perfomer from Benin West Africa.
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Also known locally as the "Eggman", he's a hard-boiled character known for wearing a World-Record 624 eggs on his hat.

Gaining fame in Cape Town, it now seems that the Eggman may have been traumatized after a robbery in Italy left him injured. Although you've got to break a few eggs to make an omlett, that's not what the Eggman had in mind.

But where is the Eggman today? He has seemed to have vanished after his trip to Milano vowing never to return to Cape Town, the city that sponsored him.

It now appears the Eggman has been met with "foul" play. If you have seen the Eggman, please report immediately. His bacon is getting cold....

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<![CDATA[Buskers! Help set a world record!]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=46&c=8&sid=f4c97535d5b035525f3755a460efcc90 2009-06-10T05:24:46-04:00 2009-06-10T05:24:46-04:00 Buskers all over the world can help set a world record Sunday, June 14th, 2009 by busking locally at 12 noon for 25 minutes.
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