performing artist


  • Some bits and bridle ornaments in the Jamestown collection. The artistic designs on many bridle bosses are symbolic of beautiful handiwork performed by craftsmen of a bygone day
    Some bits and bridle ornaments in the Jamestown collection. The artistic designs on many bridle bosses are symbolic of beautiful handiwork performed by craftsmen of a bygone day
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n performing artist an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
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  • Ernest Hemingway
    “Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.”


In literature:

Besides, on stages not yet overrun with Roofers or fat freaks, an artiste performing by herself made an impression.
"The Bill-Toppers" by Andre Castaigne
Any messages received are given to the artist after the performance.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
A woman sitting in front of her performs a game with three balls, in which the other artiste also seems to take a part.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
All artists know the part that the audience itself plays in falling under the magnetic spell of the performer.
"Great Pianists on Piano Playing" by James Francis Cooke
He is a skilful, artistic performer on several instruments, chief of which are the violin and guitar.
"Music and Some Highly Musical People" by James M. Trotter
We do not find that artists give away their sketches, or that professional singers perform promiscuously at private parties.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
Placida stepped out of the group like one of the "artists" of Price's circus, coming forth to perform his great feat.
"Maximina" by Armando Palacio Valdés
The first of these is a very notable performance in regard to artistic invention.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
They were performed for the benefit of a few physicians, or students, or magistrates, or artists.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
The artist in letters or in lines should have leisure in which to perform his valuable service to society.
"Literature in the Making" by Various
In so far as he is an artist, it is in the faithful performance of his daily task.
"Romain Rolland" by Stefan Zweig
With several curious specimens of the performances of the most ancient Artists.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 3 of 3)" by Various
She secretly cherished the wish to become an artiste and astonish the world with her performances.
"Boris Lensky" by Ossip Schubin
Meanwhile her parents, who have been to the farewell performance of a famous Vienna artiste at the theatre, enter.
"Felix Lanzberg's Expiation" by Ossip Schubin
One school of thought asks for opera given exclusively in the English language and performed, as far as possible by British artists.
"A Short History of English Music" by Ernest Ford
Performances never can be good, much less artistic, while they are made ready as rapidly as is necessary at present.
"The Footlights Fore and Aft" by Channing Pollock
If finishing be to terminate all the parts of a performance in an equal degree, no artist ever finished his work.
"The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, Volume III (of 3)" by Henry Fuseli
Whatever you do, such as embroidery, drawing, painting, needlework, or any artistic performance, is very nicely done.
"Ruth Hall" by Fanny Fern
Crowding means denial of opportunity for skillful and artistic performance of tasks.
"New Homes for Old" by Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
They had followed the verbal duel with the same interest as that inspired by a thrilling drama performed by first-class artistes.
"Guilty Bonds" by William Le Queux

In news:

It's one of those improv deals where performance artists take over a public space.
The Windswept Quintet will be the first of four performing artists to take part in the series over the next several months.
Many of the best artists in southwest Louisiana dance music will perform at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's third annual Louisiana Cajun- Zydeco Festival, taking place June 13-14 at the historic French Market.
Live performances are almost always more exciting than what you find on the artist's CD.
After a summer-long competition, five artists are ready to perform for Columbia County's Amateur Series finale this Saturday.
"Under Water" features photography, painting, prints and ceramics from various artists, plus "performing" sculpture by Mineko Grimmer.
In this March 20, 2012 file photo, suspended by wires, Chinese artist Li Wei performs in the sky at La Villette in Paris.
Dalai Lama delights crowd before dozens of artists perform at One World Carrier Dome concert.
Savannah Fuentes will perform with other Flamenco artists Friday at the north end grange.
In a series of one-hour, on-air specials, award-winning actor Alec Baldwin gives the listener unique entrée into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers.
Billboard and Starbucks have teamed up to bring us a video series featuring numerous artists and bands performing classic Christmas songs.
Barbra Streisand became the second artist to perform at Brooklyn's new Barclays Center Thursday night, following Jay-Z's kickoff concerts.
Performing Artists Repertory Theatre cabaret.
Here's a list of songs from performers featured on ESPN's Heisman Show Programming, links to the artist's websites and links for you to download and buy the songs and/or albums.
Performing artists include Craig Purdy, violin.

In science:

Here comes the Exhibition ”Space Art”, associated to the Workshop Novicosmo 2008, in which a number of simulations (many of which performed by participants of the workshop) are arranged by artists and experts of public outreach and presented to the general public.
The Impact of Simulations in Cosmology and Galaxy Formation A summary of the Workshop NOVICOSMO 2008
Articulation itself is a cognitive exercise, which can take myriads of forms including verbalizing, gestures, writing, painting even literary compositions and artistic performances.
A theoretical foundation for building Knowledge-work Support Systems
Artist prediction: Given a song or audio clip (not seen at training time), return a ranked list of the likely artists to have performed it. 2.
Large-Scale Music Annotation and Retrieval: Learning to Rank in Joint Semantic Spaces
Song prediction: Given an artist’s name, return a ranked list of songs (not seen at training time) that are likely to have been performed by that artist.
Large-Scale Music Annotation and Retrieval: Learning to Rank in Joint Semantic Spaces
Other patterns in this class typically have Sub jectType=’a’ or ’p’ (artist or performance) or FirstVerbType=’z’ or ’d’ (a form of to be or a domain verb).
A Machine Learning Approach to the Classification of Dialogue Utterances