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Up Yer Arts Podcast

Up Yer Arts Podcast

By Cabaret Hosts, Paulus & Emily

The Podcast that explores how the arts can enrich your life. Paulus and Emily are on a mission to find out how the arts enrich people’s lives and by doing so hope that they will enrich your lives too. They delve into what the arts mean to their guests and discover your creative hobbies.

Hosted by Paulus from BBCs All together now, comic and singer
Insta @thecabaretgeek
and Emily, Little Lady Luscious of Luscious Cabaret
Insta @lushcabaret
Follow Up Yer Arts podcast on Twitter @UpYerArts
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Naomi Paxton - The Art of Protest

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Peta Lily - The Art of Being a Clown
Peta Lily - The Art of Being a Clown
In our final episode of the series we meet performer, theatre maker and workshop leader Peta Lily.  We delve straight into the blood and guts of physical theatre, what is clowning and how relevant it is to performing.  We ask what is a dark clown and dip our toe into what is next for the arts post lockdown. If you enjoyed our little show do leave us a review on apple podcasts.  You can keep up- to-date with all things Up Yer Arts via twitter: @upyerarts or check out our linktr.ee/upyerarts We shout out to Abi from London who has many creative endeavours like photography, burlesque, baking, knitting and much more. Yes we are taking a break, but we would love to hear from you! What creative courses do you recommend? Any drawings or musings and please share with us what you love about the arts.  Email Emily on upyerarts@gmail.com #upyerarts #petalily #clown #clowning #physicaltheatre #UKarts #darkclown #paulus #lusciouscabaret
52:28
July 13, 2020
Naomi Paxton - The Art of Protest
Naomi Paxton - The Art of Protest
Paulus and Emily step back in time with theatre historian Naomi Paxton.  We discover how the suffragette movement incorporated the arts into their fight for women’s rights, and how the arts and politics are closely linked. Plus who knew jiujitsu had an important role to play in votes for women! If you enjoyed our little show do leave us a review on apple podcasts.  You can keep up- to-date with all things Up Yer Arts via twitter: @upyerarts or check out our linktr.ee/upyerarts We shout out to listeners Claire from Wigan and Helen from London and their creative pastimes of cooking, baking and gardening.  If you’d like share with us your artistic and creative passions email Emily on upyerarts@gmail.com #upyerarts #naomipaxton #theatrehistory #suffragette #cooking #gardening #UKarts #artandpolitics
54:00
June 29, 2020
Dusty Limits - The Art of Cabaret
Dusty Limits - The Art of Cabaret
Paulus has a good gossip with an old friend and Emily meets Dusty Limits! Cabaret compére, actor and singer, he’s done it all. We discuss being in ‘it’ for the long haul, how a karaoke competition had a life changing effect and we delve into “What is Cabaret?” We also discover Dusty’s creative top tip(s). If you enjoyed our little show do leave us a review on apple podcasts.  You can keep up- to-date with all things Up Yer Arts via twitter: @upyerarts or check out our linktr.ee/upyerarts Continuing our search into the arts and how they enrich your life, Matt, Gemma and Lucy shared with us their creative past times (pre & post lockdown).  If you’re interested in joining them here’s the links discussed: The Actors Centre: https://www.actorscentre.co.uk Dungeons and Dragons: @WickedGameRPG on Twitter. Twitch as WickedGameRPG & they have podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/3qMQ0XRAaUDGXj5Sc5psaJ?si=2U4T-yOtRXOf6JcXff8NsQ How to draw a bear - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x3Th7rKDOQ If you’d like share with us your artistic and creative passions email Emily on upyerarts@gmail.com #upyerarts #dustylimits #whatiscabaret #compere #drawing #dungeonsanddragons #actorscentre #karaoke
47:34
June 15, 2020
Divina De Campo - The Art of Falling
Divina De Campo - The Art of Falling
Meet RuPaul Drag Race star and all round beautiful human being Divina De Campo! Paulus and Emily find out about their first love of singing and the wilderness years of teaching dance in Welsh!  We also learn the importance of falling over and giving yourself permission to fail.  And Divina shares their creative top tip!Meet RuPaul Drag Race star and all round beautiful human being Divina De Campo! Paulus and Emily find out about their first love of singing and the wilderness years of teaching dance in Welsh!  We also learn the importance of falling over and giving yourself permission to fail.  And Divina shares their creative top tip! We want to hear from you!  What’s your artistic hobby?  What creative past time brings you joy? You can tweet us @upyerarts, or drop us an email upyerarts@gmail.com  If you enjoyed our little show please do leave us a a review.  You can learn a little more about our hosts Emily and Paulus via linktr.ee/upyerarts #divinadecampo #ddc #rupaul #drag #upyerarts #alltogethernow
45:18
June 01, 2020
Dean Addams - The Art of Colour
Dean Addams - The Art of Colour
Recorded in February with possibly our most colourful guest.  Paulus and Emily talk to Dean, a 53 year old therapist and shaman, who was once told they couldn’t sing and now sings in a gospel choir and is exploring their drag persona singer Debbie Delaware.  We discuss their journey through creating the perfect tattoo, their obsession with thigh high boots and identifying as a transgender women choosing to live in a gay man’s body. If you like our show we’d like to hear from you! You can tweet us @upyerarts, leave us a review or drop us an email upyerarts@gmail.com Find out more about Emily and Paulus via our linktr.ee/upyerarts #transgender #lgbtq #drag #burlesque #cabaret #tattoos.
48:30
May 18, 2020
Sarah-Louise Young - The Art of Being Creative
Sarah-Louise Young - The Art of Being Creative
In their isolation pods, Paulus and Emily chat to cabaret performer, director, dramaturg, actor and now ukulele player Sarah-Louise Young.  From clearing cat poo in the garden to therapy and the arts, our discussion takes is on a wee journey and gives us a little insight into the art of being a creative. We also learn a thing or two from Paulus’ past. Please give us a like and a follow (and a review if you’re listening on apple).  You can find out more about our hosts via linktr.ee/upyerarts. We are on twitter @upyerats and we’d love to hear from you, drop us an email upyerarts@gmail.com and let us know what you are passionate about within the arts.
46:06
May 04, 2020
Diane Spencer - The Art of Comedy
Diane Spencer - The Art of Comedy
Recorded in a time when we could all be in the same room and Paulus could snort in laughter. Meet Diane Spencer comedian and possible seamstress. Our duo find out what an artist does when they also have a creative hobby. If you enjoy our little show please do give us a follow, give us a rating or a review. Find out more about Paulus and Emily via linktr.ee/upyerarts
43:30
April 20, 2020
Paulus and Emily - The Art of Isolation
Paulus and Emily - The Art of Isolation
Paulus Recorded just after the theatres were closed, Paulus and Emily learn a little more about each other, discuss burlesque, producing, running an agency and yoga. They also find out what you, our lovely audience, have been up to in isolation. As well as giving a shout out to the artists who are offering free entertainment and classes online.
50:17
April 06, 2020
Stormina Teacup - The Art Of Education
Stormina Teacup - The Art Of Education
Recorded back in January on a lovely winter’s day, Emily and Paulus sat down with Stormina Teacup, primary school teacher by day and cabaret stage manager by night.  We discover what Stormina loves about her school’s music teacher, how she has been included in an exhibition by Steve McQueen, how the arts are taught at her school (we’d love to hear from other teachers), and we continue our quest to find the difference between a stage manager and a stage kitten. If you enjoy our show give us a like and a follow.  You can follow us on twitter @upyerarts or drop us an email via upyerarts@gmail.com If you want to learn more about our hosts and Luscious Cabaret head to linker.ee/upyerarts.
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March 23, 2020
Onyx Fatale - The Art of Working the System
Onyx Fatale - The Art of Working the System
This week Paulus and Emily are joined by Onyx Fatale AKA Sikisa ‘Twix’ Barnes.  ‘Twix’ performs both stand-up comedy and burlesque, sometimes both within the one act. She also hold down a full time career. We discuss balancing work with performing and the desire to find a place where you belong and a platform within the arts  to be seen and heard  If you enjoy our little show give us a like and a follow.  You can follow us on twitter @upyerarts or drop us an email via upyerarts@gmail.com If you want to learn more about our hosts and Luscious Cabaret head to linktr.ee/upyerarts
49:15
March 09, 2020
Michael Twaits: The Art of Drag
Michael Twaits: The Art of Drag
This week Paulus and Emily throw the plan out of the window. Well Paulus does and Emily tries to reign them in.  Our mission takes us to the art of drag with ‘The Art of Drag Course’ creator Michael Twaits.  We go on many twists and turns from how Michael went from being an actor to drag and cabaret star, his life as a new Dad, gender soup, and how each of us have witnessed students blossom on our courses.  We packed a lot in, no wonder the plan got thrown well and truly out of the window! If you enjoy our little show give us a like and a follow.  You can follow us on twitter @upyerarts or drop us an email via upyerarts@gmail.com  If you want to learn more about our hosts and Luscious Cabaret head to linktr.ee/upyerarts  follow Michael Twaits on all of the socials - @michaeltwaits
56:55
February 24, 2020
Roman Ackley: The Art of Fire
Roman Ackley: The Art of Fire
Paulus and Emily are on a mission to find out how the arts enrich people’s lives and by doing so hope that they will enrich your lives too. Paulus (Cabaret compére and Judge from BBC One’s All Together Now) and Emily (Burlesque performer and producer of Luscious Cabaret) are on a mission to find out how the arts enrich people’s lives and by doing so hope that they will enrich your lives too.  In our first podcast we talk to sideshow artist by night and data analyst by day Roman Ackley.  We delve into what the arts mean to them and what life would be like for them without the arts. If you enjoy our little show give us a like and a follow.  You can follow on twitter @upyerarts or drop us an email via upyerarts@gmail.com If you want to learn more about our hosts you can follow Paulus on instagram: @paulus_looks & on Facebook as Paulus.  You can also follow Emily on @lushcabaret on instagram & Luscious Cabaret on Facebook.  And finally you can catch them at The Albany in Great Portland Street on the First Friday of every month for Luscious Cabaret. Bookings via lusciouscabaret.com
55:28
February 11, 2020
Up Yer Arts Podcast - Teaser
Up Yer Arts Podcast - Teaser
The Podcast that explores how the arts can enrich your life. Hosted by Paulus from BBCs All together now, comic and singer Insta @Paulus_looks and Emily, Little Lady Luscious of Lucious Cabaret fame & Cabaret teacher Insta @lushcabaret Follow Up Yer Arts podcast on Twitter @UpYerArts Available on iTunes | Spotify | Google Podcasts and more.
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January 12, 2020