A rare chance to see these world renowned performers in Lincoln.
Costumes of the utmost magnificence were worn, and the chiselling of masks for the use of the performers occupied scores of artists and ranked as a high glyptic accomplishment.
The laws were publicly promulgated or rehearsed; there were councils to deal with disputes and matters of local interest; popular sports such as horse-racing, running and wrestling were held; poems and tales were recited, and prizes were awarded to the best performers of every dan or art; while at the same time foreign traders came with their wares, which they exchanged for native produce, chiefly skins, wool and frieze.
This silly libel so enraged the performers at the Opera that they hanged and burned with him, the Dijon academy, which had founded his fame, announced the subject of "The Origin of Inequality," on which he wrote a discourse which was unsuccessful, but at least equal to the former in merit.
He flourished about 625 B.C. Several of the ancients ascribe to him the invention of the dithyramb and of dithyrambic poetry; it is probable, however, that his real service was confined to the organization of that verse, and the conversion of it from a mere drunken song, used in the Dionysiac revels, to a measured antistrophic hymn, sung by a trained body of performers.
The subdivision of a poem like the Iliad or Odyssey among different and necessarily unequal performers must have been injurious to the effect.
Terminating as it usually does with the feeding and feeing of a greater or less number of Brahmans and the feasting of members of the performers' own caste, the Sraddha, especially its first performance, is often a matter of very considerable expense; and more than ordinary benefit to the deceased is supposed to accrue from it when it takes place at a spot of recognized sanctity, such as one of the great places of pilgrimage like Prayaga (Allahabad, where the three sacred rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati, meet), Mathura, and especially Gaya and Kasi (Benares).
The works of these writers, which Plato admired and imitated, are lost, but it is believed that they were little plays, usually with only two performers.
On the principle that as a rule like begets like, it has been the practice to select as sires the best public performers on the turf, and of two horses of like blood it is sound sense to choose the better as against the inferior public performer.
In regard to mares it has very frequently turned out that animals which were brilliant public performers have been far less successful as dams than others which were comparatively valueless as runners.
When you expose the artifice of theater, the audience will trust the performers to take them anywhere.
autobiography of this remarkable man, one of Britain's leading television and cabaret performers.
Socialists should of course unconditionally condemn the homophobic bigotry of these performers.
I had co-founded the club in 1974 and at that time we regularly included bluegrass and acoustic performers in the program.
An index of names holds entries for all authors and performers named on the ballad broadsides.
Star performers included £ 10 ballet wrap cardigans, and a £ 30 faux sheepskin jacket.
Performers include cellist Natalie Clein, violinist Catherine Leonard and the Artis Quartet.
collaborated with choreographers, directors and performers.
collective of modern circus performers and live musicians.
It allows competitors, organizers and spectators to recognize and celebrate together the best performers from the weekend.
consistent performers, if not major stars.
During the final workshop one of the hubs was too close to the performers and was accidentally disconnected twice.
By practicing together, the performers master a common " code " and thus embody a sense of the company's esthetic borders.
embodyome ways makers can be regarded as performers, whose performance is embodied in an object.
In order to acquire fluency some performers have found it helpful to restrict the number of chakras initially.
Me and the South African performers I was working with that night thought it rather funny that we had a royal groupie.
illogical to deny rights for performers to a sub-element of their performance.
The play is highly interactive with the young performers becoming peer facilitators.
This is a very gutsy choice, on the part of the performers and/or the producer; yet it is entirely judicious.
Kabuki performance, the tsuzumi perform as a single pair, or sometimes double or triple the line with additional performers.
The guest vocalist (male or female) are professional performers providing cabaret entertainment that will delight all music lovers.
masterful performances, recorded many years ago of performers now dead?
mediocrity of the star performers.
Busy performers are always on the watch for good close-up mentalism; here it is.
midfield trio have missed most of Wednesday's games this season with Rocastle being the most prominent of performers by starting 15 games.
Right from the space oddity of opener Electronic Performers, this is a very different band.
pained vocals accompany the dances as the performers use their whole being to deliver the tale.
All eight performers featured on this album worked on The Muppet Show, indeed they were the eight main puppeteers on that program.
Wide variety of combinations, from solo performers to string quartet.
As true business stars, the best rainmakers are excellent performers in the context of the firm's values.
The result is a hilarious insight into the two " performers " on their respective stages in the style of a fascist rally.
Authors and performers will demand fair recompense for creating intellectual property which is distributed via electronic networks.
royaltyer server keeps a track of the royalties owed to performers for each sale of their recording.
Having been establised for 11 years, the club has never scrimped on the quality of its performers.
Technically the strategic inter-cutting between Close-Ups of the performers and members of the audience is a simple and apparently seamless device.
Performers in black masks, dwarfed by flickering shadows, invited the audience to share their fears.
With an enormous repertoire of skills, David is one of the world's leading escapologists and circus sideshow performers.
sifting through thousands of CDs to find these gems we expected great things of our performers and those expectations were more than met.
standout performers had a network with a wide range of people.
stream of consciousnessn of stream-of-consciousness monologs, included local performers as well as members of the company.
We had all enjoyed a truly terrific concert, and wanted to thank the performers with our generous applause.
The midfield trio have missed most of Wednesday's games this season with Rocastle being the most prominent of performers by starting 15 games.
troupe of performers to New York.
vaudeville performers, and he was part of a troupe that broke up in Kansas City in 1927.
world-class performers would devote time to a technique that didn't aid their performances?
yell back, ' the performers are disturbing us ' .
On the other hand, he exhibits a decided tendency to the world-ennui and melancholy which was one of the earlier symptoms of the movement, and he has experimented in French verse in a manner which would have led to his excommunication by the typical performers of the 18th century.
As true business stars, the best rainmakers are excellent performers in the context of the firm 's values.
Another server keeps a track of the royalties owed to performers for each sale of their recording.
They also manipulate the cinematic apparatus and its performers in a self-reflexive fashion.
We explore the antics of " weird " specialists, bizarre magicians and sideshow performers.
With an enormous repertoire of skills, David is one of the world 's leading escapologists and circus sideshow performers.
After sifting through thousands of CDs to find these gems we expected great things of our performers and those expectations were more than met.
The standout performers had a network with a wide range of people.
The show, a collection of stream-of-consciousness monologs, included local performers as well as members of the company.
Actors & Performers can utilize NLP techniques in auditions and casting calls to get jobs.
On this volume you'll find some of magic 's best performers performing and explaining their own versions of this time-honored classic.
In July 1920, Archie Leach crossed the Atlantic with the troupe of performers to New York.
His first professional work came accompanying vaudeville performers, and he was part of a troupe that broke up in Kansas City in 1927.
Do you really think world-class performers would devote time to a technique that did n't aid their performances?
I 'm tempted to yell back, ' the performers are disturbing us '.
The performers sang in unison so well that you couldn't even tell that there was more than one singer.
Its ability to set makeup made it a popular and handy product for performers.
While many performers and actors opt for permanent cosmetics, everyday modern men also use this form of cosmetic practice to help define attractive facial features.
Got No Duds hand-picks their fireworks from leading manufacturers and only sells "top performers".
Every time one of these terrible incidents rears its ugly head, it seems that the music and performers of that music are the ones we blame, not the bullies at school, not the parents, nor the guns and depression.
While this may be partially true, many of the most popular musical productions from today and yesterday are being rearranged to meet the skill level and attention span of middle school performers and audiences.
While more expensive than a wedding DJ, having live performers can be a show-stopper-if couples choose the right band.
For example, if you have access to a prop like a mini circus tent or a big model of a tree, place cupcakes in the tent to act as spectators or performers, or arrange cupcakes in the tree branches and at the tree's base.
His hits now number more than 50 including Candle in the Wind, a song written in tribute of Princess Diana, and this does not include the songs he has written for other performers, like Pinball Wizard for The Who.
The Walk of Fame not only salutes film stars, but also television actors, radio personalities, stage performers, directors, singers, songwriters, and other celebrities.
Her hard work with the group paid off, and Destiny's Child soon joined the ranks of other popular performers.
The 2007 issue includes a music theme, showcasing popular musical performers with swimsuit-clad models.
Shia came from a family of performers - his grandfather was a comedian who worked in the Catskill Mountains, his dad was a circus and rodeo clown and his mother was a ballerina.
The Pussycat Dolls are a burlesque song and dance troupe, featuring scantily clad female performers.
As all competitive reality shows do, America's Got Talent features a panel of judges who are in place to weed out the great performers until the voting is turned over to viewers to decide on their favorites.
His acting talent came naturally as he was born into a family of performers.
Special or not, sometimes these performers just can't help but make their speeches very memorable.
Despite its storied history, there have only been four performers to have won two Golden Globe Awards in the same year.
Each of the four Golden Globes winners to win two awards are women, just as the two performers with the most awards won are female as well.
It would be great if the story stopped there, with everyone remembering the Golden Globes for the awards won by very talented performers.
She became very active in theater and has created a number of groups for deaf actors and performers, including the Little Theater for the Deaf, which traveled around the world in the 1970s.
After the season is over, the NCAA gives awards to the top performers, whether they're coaches or students.
Other shows feature Vegas-style revues as well as individual performers: magicians, comedians, harpists, and a cappella groups are frequent entertainers on Celebrity ships.
Ships that feature the central promenade (as opposed to a vertical atrium) also offer "parades" throughout the voyage, each one themed with different music, costumes, and performers.
These nineteenth-century performers never actually disrobed, but they were harassed, fined, and occasionally jailed for pulling up their skirts, flashing their underwear, and swiveling their hips in a way that evoked the throes of passion.
The star performers of this era employed all the over-the-top shtick of 50 years of vaudeville in their acts.
Naturally, it can be expensive to purchase sheet music for each and every song, especially for very active performers.
In fact, many performers have learned to play guitar by teaching themselves chords from a book!
What changed was that the male performers tended to cross-dress for comedic effect.
Others include family members, visitors, volunteers and people from the community outside of the nursing home such as visiting school groups or musical performers.
Like any entertainment industry presence, Disney has its own set of standards and expectations for its performers.
Disney is continuously casting for singers, actors, dancers, street performers, musicians, and characters.
Developers are apprehensive about putting video game nudity into their creations because it is proven that games with the Adults Only (AO) rating are poor performers.
You can find music from groups and performers like Aerosmith, ABBA, Avril Lavigne, Garbage, Guns 'n Roses, Pink, TLC, and more.
Despite the crippling nature of the symptoms, many successful doctors, lawyers, business people, performers, and entertainers function well in society despite their condition.
Very few performers are skilled in jazz, lyrical, ballet, tap, swing, and salsa to an equal extent.
In the film, Glover plays one of the performers in a satiric blackface minstrel show and even enjoys an on-screen relationship with Jada Pinkett Smith.
Based upon a popular British show, America has taken the trend one step further by adding a nationwide tour featuring some of the show's most popular performers.
Unlike similar tours, such as American Idol, which only features the top performers of that specific past season, the Dancing with the Stars Tour combines the talents of all the seasons, giving ticket holders quite a show.
Again, to find out if your favorite performers will be on tour in 2008, stay tuned to your touring news and the newest season of Dancing with the Stars.
The future looks bright for these young performers who received their lucky break on one of America's most popular reality shows to date.
The show was a success, and even though there were creative disagreements with one of the principal performers, it was a fertile womb for the next wave of Irish cultural performance.
Try to think outside of the box, coming up with unconventional moves that will challenge your performers.
However, through four performers with careers cumulatively spanning over a hundred years, it is possible to get an idea of the kind of discipline, passion, and lives flamenco dancers live.
Dancers are often categorized by the performers' ages, status and race.
Here's a list of some of ABT's most famous performers, past and present.
Videos, websites, blogs, and many other forms of social media have sprung up from teachers, performers, and fans alike.
Aside from the two dancers (a male and female pair) there are four other performers whose job it is to move four bamboo poles laid out in like a tic-tac-toe board at the performers' feet.
Able to be performed by any number of dancers in groups from two to eight performers, they are usually directed by a caller and accompanied by traditional Irish music.
Ranging from classically retro tuxedos and ballroom gowns to scandalously revealing sequin-covered bodysuits, the costumes are designed to draw the judges' attention to the individual performers amidst the crowd of the dance floor.
It is topped with plywood or hardwood and finally surfaced with either vinyl or hardwood, depending on the preferences of the performers.
Studio "B" and Tempo are designed for dancers who don't wear shoes, such as modern or contact improv performers.
His location first gave him work as a shoe repairman for performers from the Met, and he built a friendly rapport with many of the dancers.
Some, like Hip Hop Dance Spot, have professional dance teachers and performers on videos ranging from general techniques to specific move-by-move routines.
Using the wealth of videos on sites such as YouTube can show you not only the dancers of today but also the performers and musicians from yesterday, making tango a richer experience for everyone.
More than that, he is remembered by performers and audiences alike as one of the finest examples of a true master of the arts.
Hip hop dance is one of the youngest forms of dancing currently practiced; but even it has roots, which go back about four decades, with the stylistic moves of performers like James Brown laying down the basis.
"Bugaku" was a form of courtly dance performed in the palaces of the rulers, with performers in rich costumes and accompanied by a specific style of music ("gagaku").
In the ensuing half-century, butoh has joined the other forms such as kagura, bon-odori, and others in spreading all over the world through movies, festivals, and touring performers.
Beginning dancers perform at a slower rhythm, but experienced performers do this folk dance with an effortless grace at a running pace.
While there may never be agreement over what constitutes "authentic" Middle Eastern dance, it is certainly a vibrant art form that continues to bring pleasure to performers and audiences throughout the world.
From amateurs having fun to professional competitors and talented performers, the list of dancers is full of legendary names.
Ballroom dancing has been brilliantly portrayed in movies, and the most famous performers were Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
Other notable "vintage" performers were Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, and Jane Powell.
Many other American performers on the hit show were also champion competitors in ballroom dance, such as Mark Ballas, Cheryl Burke, and Lacey Schwimmer.
Performers on tour take correspondence courses to stay on top of their studies on the road.
Do top performers ever leave the company?
It can also be a great way to identify and recognize star performers who you may want to groom for future leadership positions by selecting them to serve as trainers.
It, too, is designed for performers and recreational swimmers.
Here, you can download more traditional arrangements by performers such as the United States Air Force Band.
Markert wanted the look of "one continuous dancer", which is why all the costumes are identical and the performers move in precise formation.
There are eight costume changes, and performers sometimes have approximately 78 seconds to change.
Famous performers and personalities appear in the Disney World Christmas Parade.
Top performers are always the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates.
During this time, contemporary murals were painted showing the facial adornments of the performers in these entertainments.
Most hip hop fashion trends are set by the dance and music industry, so look no further than the most popular performers to style a hip hop outfit of your own.
The kids can take turns being performers and audience members.
Copacabana: When two engaged and unsuccessful performers try to hatch a plot to get Carmen an engagement at a local club, things fail in a scheme fit for comedy.
Stone Arch Festival of the Arts: Listen to great performers, take part in youth activities, visit the car show and look at artists' wares during this annual summer festival.
There are two types of soap opera awards currently available for daytime performers, writers and directors: the Daytime Emmys and the Soap Opera Digest Awards.
This means that a winner may have only had a featured role for a short time but still win, leaving some fans and other performers a bit outraged at times.
Not only are the performers and directors competing for the coveted awards, but the networks and shows also battle it out to see which one receives the most nominations and awards as well.
This means that only performers can nominate performers, makeup artists can nominate makeup artists, and so on.
Those performers or shows which are nominated are judged on performances that aired during the calendar year.
While the panel is comprised of other performers, its members cannot vote for their own shows.
Because performers under 25 fall into the Younger Actor and Actress awards category, there was some confusion over those who turn 25 during the calendar year.
When the announcement of the Emmy nominations rolls around next spring, you can check to see if your favorite performers are nominated at Emmy Online.
Some years have featured large, outdoor screens where outside visitors can watch what is going on inside the Kodak Theater as well as be entertained by performers.
Some claimed that ABC reconsidered ditching some its long-time veterans in favor of younger performers, while others speculated that Barr had a change of heart.
She continues to be recognized as one of the best actresses on television, having been honored amidst both daytime and prime time performers.
Some people may think that full body tattoos are a recent phenomenon, originating with circus performers and body modification legends like Katzen.
At the turn of the 19th century, the only full body tattoos being seen in the west were of circus performers.
In addition to the Painted Prince and the Great Omi, there are several artists and performers today famous for their full body tattoos.
Tattooed performers like The Enigma are slowly turning their bodies into living works of art.
M. Peil, the Rock Hall, as it is known locally, honors performers, producers, and songwriters from throughout the Rock and Roll era.
It's especially active at night with street performers and musicians.
The Flyers are the flexible performers that go up in the air above the bases, whether perched on their hands or tossed up in mid-air.
Additionally, performers do not need to be incorporated or any other type of legal entity to acquire coverage.
Specialty Insurance Agency: This company provides insurance company for performers, including child entertainers.
Many of our customers come to us for wardrobe for pin-up photo shoots, burlesque, and theater/film costuming, so there are always performers looking for that fantastic rare jewel.
While performers do love their glossy hose, there's no reason you can't enjoy the same leg-enhancing benefits they do.
That money pays for in-demand set designers, makeup artists, camera operators and other crew, not to mention the models and performers like Ricky Martin and Seal.
So the band left their producer and hired Bill Szymczyk, producer of one of their tour's supporting performers, Joe Walsh.
After numerous international tours and supporting performers such as Genesis, Runrig returned to the studio to build on their already impressive success.
A gala event, a total of nineteen awards were given out to various performers, writers, and production artists.
Many big-time performers do this, as well as underground rappers like Chadio from Vancouver, Canada.
In 1971, he planned The Concert for Bangladesh, a large-scale benefit effort featuring performers as diverse as Ravi Shankar and Eric Clapton.
However, it is not as well known that she originally began her career writing songs for other performers.
In an world where the reigning pop royalty includes such young performers as Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus, few performers stand out like Eric Clapton.
He continued to be one of the highest drawing performers on the live circuit until his death.
Her parents were vaudeville performers, and by the age of two, Garland was joining them on stage.
Many fans strive to be able to sing their favorite Broadway tunes as well as their favorite performers while others idolize the dramatical tone the song suggests.
Outside of the indie circuit, female performers had a tougher struggle booking dates.
In addition to numerous hits and accolades, Joel was one of the first performers to perform in the Soviet Union after the Berlin Wall went down.
While many may remember the Disney songs by quality female performers, there are also numerous Disney tracks that feature powerful men characters belting their hearts out such as Gaston from Beauty and the Beast.
Although he received one negative review from Simon Cowell - for his performance of Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire ("indulgent rubbish") - Lambert wowed the judges, audience and guest performers alike.
For his part, Lambert pointed out that he did what female performers are applauded for doing every day.
Sometimes performers, demonstrators or other special guests can be included in various packages at kids birthday party places.
Athletic Performers: Certain sporting events, such as gymnastics, jump-roping or martial arts, can be turned into a theatrical performance.
NBC's America's Got Talent is a talent show reminiscent of Star Search where performers of all types (singers, dancers, magicians, comedians) perform for the winning title.
The winner is featured as a headliner in a show on the Las Vegas Strip, although the first season suspended that idea when concerns arose about underage performers.
Performers who are under 18 years of age will require their parents' consent to perform.
Great performers will capture the crowd's hearts with their work.
Casting directors are looking for performers who will draw in viewers, so they usually don't want boring.
Not surprisingly, Boyle made it through the preliminary rounds of Britain's Got Talent and ended up in the final three performers.
Each week, these same viewers tune in to see how the performers they like have fared, and to hope the ones they don't enjoy are eliminated.
At the end of the competition, America's Got Talent producer Simon Cowell called him one of the top two performers in the world.
They are still children, though they are children on a set with great adult performers and that is saying something.
Not without talent, this group of performers are true to the nature of their characters in every respect.
Some performers will be recognized from their previous work, but because of the abundant talent and skill of the cast, actors audiences know are unrecognizable as anything but their characters after just a few sentences.
The effects are on the mark; important considering the amount of swordplay in the movie, and neither the music nor the effects overpower the words of the performers.
Today Color Guard has grown to include civilian performers who belong to high school and college marching bands, drum and bugle corps, or indoor color guards known as Winter Guard.
As with any athletic event, Color Guard performers need a number of skills which are grounded in dance training.
Color Guard performers put in long hours and a lot of hard work practicing 10-60 hours each week.
If you do decide to make uniforms, it's good to remember that Color Guard performers comes in all shapes and sizes.
In terms of overall quality and price of HTML editors currently on the market, the CoffeeCup HTML editor is easily one of the top performers and an excellent value.
The market features eateries from around the world, souvenir vendors and street performers in a colonial-style setting.
Check out the online calendar for upcoming performers at the theater.
Actors, comic and tragic, pantomimi, and the performers of the circus were commonly slaves, as were also the gladiators.
Solemn and gay dances were frequent, and a sport called the bird-dance excited the admiration of foreigners for the skill and daring with which groups of performers dressed as birds let themselves down by ropes wound round the top of a high mast, so as to fly whirled in circles far above the ground.
Some horses, good performers over any description of fence, will not jump water under any circumstances; while the chance of a ducking deters many from riding at it; and, however bold the horse may be, he will soon refuse water if his rider be perpetually in two minds when approaching it.
There are male and female musical performers; the former are both instrumental and vocal, the latter (called Alrneh, p1.
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