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American Academy of Dramatic Arts

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts is a two-year performing arts school. It has two locations. The first is at 120 Madison Avenue, Manhattan, New York City. The second is at 1336 North La Brea Avenue, Hollywood, California. AADA is the oldest ...

                                               

Cast member

A cast member is: Anyone who works at any of the Disney theme parks. These include the Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California and the Walt Disney World Resort. The use of this term comes from Walt Disneys use of theatrical terms when referring to ...

                                               

Drag king

Drag kings are female performance artists who dress in male clothes. They play male gender roles as part of an individual or group routine. Drag kings may be straight, lesbian or transgender. They often perform as macho male characters, like cons ...

                                               

Drag queen

Drag queen is a gay slang term. It refers to a man who dresses and acts like a woman for entertainment purposes. Drag queens exaggerate certain characteristics for comic, dramatic, or satirical effect. Drag queens perform in gay bars. They partic ...

                                               

Encore (concert)

An encore is an extra piece that is played at the end a performance. It is not on the programme, although the performer may have secretly planned it. A performer will play an encore if the audience claps a lot. Sometimes the audience shout "encor ...

                                               

Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts is a high school that teaches visual and performing arts. It is located near the Lincoln Center and the Juilliard School in Manhattan, New York City. The school is operated by t ...

                                               

Performance

A performance, in performing arts, generally comprises an event in which one group of people behave in a particular way for another group of people. In dance a group of people will usually go on stage to perform for the audience.

                                               

Rehearsal

A rehearsal is a practice before a concert or play in a theatre or some other performance. The group of performers will get together to rehearse. They may rehearse together many times before the performance so that they get used to performing wit ...

                                               

Seoul Fringe Festival

The Seoul Fringe Festival is a performing arts festival. Before 2002, the festival was called the Independent Art Festival. Every year it is held in Seoul, South Korea. All artists are allowed to join. Visitors are invited to try anything the art ...

                                               

Tableau vivant

A tableau vivant is when people pose and make the scene look like the one in a picture. People in a tableau vivant dont move or speak. The name comes from French, and translates as "living picture". The plural is tableaux vivants. In Europe, tabl ...

                                               

Title role

The title role in a play or an opera is the role which is also the title of the play or opera. We say that the actor, singer or dancer who performs that part has the title role. For example: in the opera Carmen by Georges Bizet the part played by ...

                                               

Puppet

Puppets are objects used in theatrical performances. They are similar to dolls. They often use strings or other means to make the puppet move and look alive. Some puppets are very simple, but others are more complicated and need skill to use. The ...

                                               

Mr. Meaty

Mr. Meaty is an American/Canadian television series, airing on CBC Television in Canada and the Nicktoons Network in the United States. It originally began in 2004, as a series of shorts that aired on Nickelodeon. The show features puppets workin ...

                                               

Roland Rat

Roland Rat is a British television puppet character. He was created, operated and voiced by David Claridge. Roland lived beneath Kings Cross railway station in The Ratcave. He had an infant brother called Little Reggie, and a girlfriend: Glenis t ...

                                               

Sock puppet

A Sock puppet is a simple type of hand puppet made with an adult sock. Most sock puppets have some fabric or plastic facial features added to the sock, such as eyes or a mouth. Some sock puppets may also have accessories such as a hat or clothing ...

                                               

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is a puppet character puppeteered and voiced by Robert Smigel, best known for mocking celebrities in an Eastern European accent. As his name means, Triumphs comedic style is almost exclusively insult comedy. Triumph o ...

                                               

Crossword

A crossword, or crossword puzzle, is a popular type of puzzle that uses words. They are usually found in newspapers, magazines, and in books which contain a collection of them. They can also be played over the Internet and using mobile apps. The ...

                                               

Knights tour

A knights tour is a set of moves of a knight on a chessboard. The knight visits every square only once. If the knight ends on a square that is one knights move from the beginning square, the tour is closed, otherwise it is open. The knights tour ...

                                               

List of Martin Gardner Mathematical Games columns

Martin Gardner wrote 288 consecutive "Mathematical Games" columns for the magazine Scientific American. The first one was in January 1957. The last one was in December 1980. After 1980 other people wrote some of the columns. Gardner created 9 mor ...

                                               

Password (game show)

Password is a television game show. It was hosted by Allen Ludden from October 2, 1961 to September 15, 1967 during daytime and was on primetime from January 2, 1962 to May 22, 1967 on CBS. A revival was made in 1971 and aired on ABC. The show sp ...

                                               

Pocket Cube

The record for one Pocket Cube solve is 0.49 seconds by Maciej Czapiewski at the Grudziadz Open 2016 in Poland. Martin Vædele Egdal holds the record for the average of 5, which is 1.21 seconds, set at Kjeller Open 2018.

                                               

Puzzle globe

A puzzle globe is a series of puzzle pieces that are a complete sphere or globe when put together. Puzzle globes usually have a substrate made of one piece that helps the puzzle pieces as they are put in place. In some puzzle globes, the substrat ...

                                               

Rubiks Cube

Rubiks Cube is a puzzle cube, and the worlds biggest selling toy of all time with over 300.000.000 sold. It was invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Erno Rubik. In a classic Rubiks Cube, each of the six faces is co ...

                                               

Seven Bridges of Konigsberg

The Seven Bridges of Konigsberg is a historically famous problem in mathematics. Leonhard Euler solved the problem in 1735. This led to the beginning of graph theory. This then led to the development of topology. The city of Konigsberg in Prussia ...

                                               

Sudoku

Sudoku is a puzzle that is very popular in Japan. It was created in Indianapolis in 1979 by Howard Garns and it appeared in Dell Magazines afterwards. Sudoku puzzles are solved by logic and no math is required. As seen on the right, it consists o ...

                                               

Tangram

The tangram is a puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form shapes. The objective of the puzzle is to form a specific shape using all seven pieces. People believe it was invented in China during the Song D ...

                                               

Word search

A word search is a puzzle that uses words and puts them in a grid. The point of the game is to find all of the words hidden in the grid. The puzzle consists of a grid of letters that is usually a rectangle or square shape, but different shapes ar ...

                                               

Abergavenny fireworks display

The Abergavenny fireworks display is an annual organized fireworks display. It is held each year on Guy Fawkes Night in Abergavenny, Wales. The event takes place in Belgrave Park. It has been running each year since about 1968. The event is run a ...

                                               

Fireworks display

A fireworks event is a display of the effects created by firework devices on various occasions. Fireworks events are often used during holidays. Fireworks competitions are also regularly held at a number of places.

                                               

Escort agency

An escort agency is a company that provides escorts for clients, usually for sexual services. Individual girls who provide this kind of service are known as call girls. The practice is close to being prostitution. There are escort agencies which ...

                                               

Lap dance

A lap dance is a type of sex work performed in some strip clubs. In this, a dancer performs an erotic dance either contacting their body with a seated patron or within a very short distance of a seated patron. The dancer may be naked, topless or ...

                                               

Pornography addiction

Pornography addiction means someone is addicted to viewing porn. This addiction can be compulsive. Porn viewing is usually viewed as a problem if it interferes with someones financial or social life. Some people with porn addiction say they suffe ...

                                               

Sexual slavery

Sexual slavery is a special case of slavery or forced labour. Sexual slaves are like normal slaves, except for the following: The people are slaves, forced to do non-sexual labour. However, sexual relations with the slaves may be permitted, or ev ...

                                               

Striptease

Striptease is an entertainment, by females usually, before an audience. It is often included in the theatre form called burlesque. With music and dance, the stripper gradually removes her clothing. It is a very ancient dance form, and occurs in m ...

                                               

Sport

Sport is commonly defined as an athletic activity that involves a degree of competition, such as netball or basketball. Some games and many kinds of racing are called sports. A professional at a sport is called an athlete. Many people play sports ...

                                               

Airsoft

Airsoft is a sport that uses fake guns to battle. This game is usually compared with paintball, another sport that uses fake guns to battle. The difference between the two sports are: Airsoft guns more accurately copy real guns, with Airsoft guns ...

                                               

Amateur wrestling

Amateur wrestling is the most widespread form of sport wrestling. There are two international wrestling styles performed in the Olympic Games under the supervision of FILA: Greco-Roman and freestyle. Freestyle is possibly derived from the English ...

                                               

Artificial turf

Artificial turf, or synthetic turf, is a man-made surface made from synthetic materials, made to look like natural grass. It is most often used in arenas for sports that are normally played on grass. However, it is also used on lawns and in comme ...

                                               

BASE jumping

BASE jumping is a fringe sport in which a person jumps from a fixed place and uses a parachute to slow down before the ground is reached. "BASE" is an acronym that stands for each of the four jump location categories: from buildings, antennas, sp ...

                                               

Basque pelota

Pelota in Spanish, pilota in Basque and Catalan, or pelote in French is a name for several court sports played with a ball using ones hand, a racket, or a wooden bat, against a wall or, more traditionally, with two teams face to face separated by ...

                                               

Bodybuilding

Bodybuilding is an activity where people build big muscles. It is a form of human body modification which uses intensive muscle hypertrophy. An individual who engages in this activity is referred to as a bodybuilder. In competitive bodybuilding, ...

                                               

Bowling

Bowling is a sport where people roll a heavy ball. It was invented centuries ago when grenades were heavy iron balls. Two main kinds of bowling arose. In one kind the bowler rolls a ball near a target and knocks away the ball of another bowler. T ...

                                               

Canyoneering

Canyoneering or canyoning is a dangerous sport. A person who goes canyoneering is a canyoneer. A canyoneer is a person who walks, swims, or rappels into canyons. Sometimes these canyons are very deep and very narrow. Canyons that are very narrow ...

                                               

Championship

In sport, a championship is a competition to determine which individual or team is the champion. Different forms of competition can be called a championship. It is usually the final competition in a tournament. For example, the FIFA World Cup is ...

                                               

Defense (sports)

In many team sports, the defence or defense is the action of those players responsible for preventing the other team from scoring. The term may also refer to the tactics involved in defense. It can also be a specialty team whose primary responsib ...

                                               

Desso GrassMaster

Desso GrassMaster is a sports playing field surface made of natural grass that has artificial fibres added to it. The unique part of this system is the artificial grass fibres, stuck 20 cm deep, which cover 3% of the surface. During the growing p ...

                                               

Exercise physiology

Exercise physiology is the study of the acute responses and chronic adaptations to a wide-range of physical exercise conditions. In addition, many exercise physiologists study the effect of exercise on pathology, and the mechanisms by which exerc ...

                                               

Extra time

Extra time is more time added to a game if the score is tied at the end of normal time. Some sports do not allow some of all of their games to end in a tie. In score notation, it is often written by the letters ET or a.e.t. a.e.t stands for "afte ...

                                               

Fanatic

Fanatic is a word which means someone who loves a thing, or a person, or an idea more than anything else. It is used to talk about people who care a lot about politics, religion or their own group of people. Some fanatics can hurt other people wh ...

                                               

FieldTurf

FieldTurf is a type of "fake" grass used in stadiums. It was created by FieldTurf Tarkett division of Tarkett Inc., a company from Calhoun, Georgia, USA. In the 1990s, the design was to replicate real grass. Eventually, the FieldTurf became the b ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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