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Fitness in and within Burlesque

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Right don’t kick off when I say this but we gotta be fit on stage. I don’t mean the slang term ‘fit’ I mean physically and metaphorically (dare I say mentally) fit on stage. I am not saying to all my fellow plus size performers drop the weight and diet. I mean we have to
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Burlesque Photography at Events or Shows

So often I see people posting about how they like or dont like photography taken of them performing at events or shows in burlesque. I mean aside from the obvious point that capturing an object in movement is hard to capture. Secondly its about where the photographer is positioned. I mean seriously…sticking them right at
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Safety and Security – Burlesque Risks

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I am not talking financial security here. I am not talking burlesque safety. I am talking you safety. You the performer safety. In the 10 years I have been doing burlesque I have seen, witnessed and been subjected to all manners of scary things. Having spoken to other people, it seems if you are working
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Ask Khandie Khisses

As you can imagine I get asked alot of questions about my past, thoughts, life etc.  So I put it out into the ether recently that I would answer some of the questions I am asked. Be that via my Facebook page, Instagram or Twitter. So here are just some of those I can/felt appropriate
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Business of Burlesque – Damaging Social Media

Hello darlings! Welcome to another (aaarrggg) blog from yours truly Khandie Khisses in the section I am now calling Business of Burlesque. I run a workshop on it but thought I would extend it further with blog posts on certain issues. Today  I received an email from a performer wondering about how damaging her social
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Pay Fair. Pay Right.

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A true scenario. Caller: Hi Khandie. I am looking for a fire performer to do walk about and breathing at my event tonight. £20 ok to cover expenses etc? Me: no. £20 does not cover expenses. Caller: Bit rich, its only up the road. This is often how work is advertised or bounded about particularly
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Showpieces – Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins

Well looky what came in the mail!? I am beyond proud to be involved in the films right from the start with Dodgem Logic. So now to see all the hardwork Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins (not forgetting the huge production team behind it all) pay off and come to fruition, it’s impressive to say
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Northampton Half Marathon – DONE

Whoop! I am done! I am done done done! I have completed the Northampton Half Marathon. I did it. Just. And I do mean JUST. I am sat here the day after typing this. I am hunched over, my hips are screaming in agony, my body is exhausted and I desperately trying to stay wake.
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Make up Review – Kat Von D and Two Faced

Yeah! Another beautifully packaged parcel has arrived and boom its full of makeup goodies. Namely Kat Von D Lock-It Powder Foundation, Two Faced Perfect Flush Blush and Kat Von D Long Lasting Lipstick. Lets get testing these bad boys.   First up lets take the Two Faced Perfect Flush Blush. I have this in Peach
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A New Print

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Hey guys, So many of you have asked if I am going to be doing any more prints. Seeing as I am off to Sexhibition to perform at the end of the month I thought I would get a new fan print ready. But you guys get first dibs to buy it…. Head on over
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