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Burlesque Sideshow

  I LOVE BURELSQUE and I don’t care if I’m shouting. It fabulous, fun, feminism with humour. Such a beautiful tradition of performance with female power. I LOVE IT. We have been working with Miss Nellie Minelli and her troupe of fabulousness for a few years now. The most recent incarnation is Burlesque Sideshow – …
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Blood on Ballarat

  Creative media is never more creative than when linked with a cultural event. In this case the Death in July Festival posed such a fabulous challenge: women, crime, writing, serials, reading, talks, presentations, and the fabulous serialised crime story ‘Blood on Ballarat’. Local author & publisher Jill Blee set out to curate a story …
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Project Grief

  Today I feel a bit sad. I have project grief. The project that I lived and breathed for eight months has finished. And clearly I have no idea what to do with myself. The Inside Story was its name, project is here, and here, and here. But how often should I visit, and revisit, …
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A City of Chaos & Hope

  It takes people to make a city. Literally, to dream it, to think it, to plan it, to build it. Figuratively, too bring it to life. A building, no matter how beautiful, is without life, until people walk through the door, laughing, singing, dancing, yelling, bell-ringing or to begin a journey. The small stories …
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Preview – The Inside Story

  Madame Yum here, I have been loving working on a social history project called The Inside Story, and we are one week away from preview. Can you come? ” Good Afternoon Everyone, Ballarat Heritage Weekend is fast approaching we are looking forward to an exciting program. I would like to invite you all to …
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Hawk Man Cometh

  One of the most difficult things to capture on screen is passion. I had no trouble with this bloke. Mickey Gee has passion coming out of his ears. And that passion is for the Brown and Gold of his most beloved football team – Hawthorn. I love footy myself, but not like this. Not …
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To heck with suspense

To be a good writer, apparently, you need to be a good reader. I reckon you also need to be a good listener. At Yum Studio we are always writing; whether it be posts, articles, stories, screenplays, scripts, lots of weird and fabulous creative stuff. We always read it outloud, so… Listening to Kurt can’t …
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We’re all winners

  What a fabulous party, thank you all for coming. And thanks to those who took time to vote, five seconds work for a glittering prize… not bad. And the fabulous winner is – drum roll please… In fact we got two winners – congratulations to Miss T and Janeway. Your glittering prizes are winging …
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