<![CDATA[Busker Central Odds and ends Feed]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?page=&mode=random_blogs&feed=ATOM&limit=5&c=8&sid=21960e3cd4993dfaafeb594881458413 2018-09-24T10:03:11-04:00 <![CDATA[Busker surprise star of Woody's new movie]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=37&c=8&sid=21960e3cd4993dfaafeb594881458413 2009-03-22T19:21:28-04:00 2009-03-22T19:21:28-04:00 Move over Penélope and Scarlett - a struggling musician-turned-diva is the real feelgood story behind Woody Allen's new movie.

When British cinemagoers flock to Woody Allen's latest film Vicky Cristina Barcelona this week, they are likely to have been drawn by the triple attraction of Penélope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson and Javier Bardem, who star in the tale of a love triangle conducted in one of Europe's most charismatic cities. But in Catalonia the true hero of the film is an Italian busker who has never been anywhere near the studios of Hollywood.

The film has already garnered a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination, but last week a less publicised award - a Catalan film festival award for best original music - went to Giulia Tellarini, whose "Barcelona" forms the opening soundtrack to the film and has already been adopted by the city's tourist board.

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<![CDATA[Cirque du Soleil celebrates 25th anniversary]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=45&c=8&sid=21960e3cd4993dfaafeb594881458413 2009-06-08T03:44:29-04:00 2009-06-08T03:44:29-04:00
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The circus company, with 19 traveling and permanent shows now playing, sold 11 million tickets worldwide last year and has brought wonder and delight to almost 90 million spectators in over 200 cities on five continents since 1984.

What started as a ragtag group of 20 street performers has blossomed into a global entertainment empire with an estimated net worth of three billion dollars and 4,000 employees in 40 countries.

Founded by former fire-eater Guy Laliberte, whose idea to transform circus acrobatics into sensational, plot-driven theatre has revolutionized this sector of the entertainment industry, it has however always remained true to its root

The performers originate from n...

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<![CDATA[Denver debuts painted pianos]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=83&c=8&sid=21960e3cd4993dfaafeb594881458413 2010-07-10T02:36:25-04:00 2010-07-10T02:36:25-04:00 (DENVER) The 16th Street Mall is full of sounds these days with the help of several painted pianos up and down the way.
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The pianos are found in the middle of the street with buskers and street performers along the sidewalks. The painted pianos were donated from Craig's List and part of the program "Your Keys to the City" creating unique "useable art" for citizens to enjoy.

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<![CDATA[Top 10 most popular streets in the world]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=93&c=8&sid=21960e3cd4993dfaafeb594881458413 2010-11-01T01:18:30-04:00 2010-11-01T01:18:30-04:00 (TOURISM) Museums, theaters, galleries – The world’s cities are full of attractions they promote to lure visitors.
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However, even streets can become important landmarks attracting tourists from afar. The very least we can do is try to busk them all.

Below is a list compiled by Tourism-Review.com on their top 10 most popular streets in the whole wide world.

Champs Elysées - Paris
La Rambla - Barcelona
Fifth Avenue - New York
Appian Way - Rome
Magnificent Mile - Chicago
Gran Vía - Madrid
Wall Street - New York
Lombard Street - San Francisco
Zeil - Frankfurt
Váci Utca - Budapest


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<![CDATA[Build your own Busker website free!]]> http://buskercentral.com/buskers/blog.php?u=2&b=179&c=8&sid=21960e3cd4993dfaafeb594881458413 2015-12-03T14:00:50-05:00 2015-12-03T14:00:50-05:00 (WWW) Ever wish you could easily build your own website for free? Now there's a way to promote yourself and your show with pics, text, music, and video. You can even pass your virtual hat.Without the need for learning webpage coding, you can simply drag and drop content into the page builder editor and have your site up and running in a matter of minutes. Select a style from the 100s of fully customizable HTML5 templates available in every category including the creative arts, music, store, and business. Choose your template or create something totally original.

Post your schedule, events, and plans for everyone to know. Sell your busker wares and whatnot online with an internet store. Create an special email address. Print your website address...

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