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    The Shaw Festival and Alice in Wonderland The Shaw Experience: An Analysis The History of Shaw: The Shaw Festival, created in 1962, is a defining attribute of the Canadian theatre scene. Founded by Torontonian lawyer Brian Doherty, a mere twelve years following the death of the festival’s name sake, George Bernard Shaw, the festival started as what Doherty referred to as “something (they) believe in” (Henkin). Snowballing faster, the originally small courthouse performance troupe grew into a non-profit organization with a theatre sitting just over 320 patrons. Today, Shaw seems to be continuing that growth spurt, being acknowledged by the Cambridge Guide to World Theatre as the “home to one of the finest acting ensembles in North America”…

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    SA 2: "The Chrysanthemums" is a short story of John Steinbeck which reflects the frustration in the present life of Elisa Allen, strong and proud woman. This frustration arises from not having a child as well as from the dissatisfaction in a romantic relationship with her husband. The only possible way out for Elisa's frustration is her beautiful flower garden where she plants chrysanthemums. The author frequently uses chrysanthemums as a symbol as well as a number of other items in order to…

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    “The word “festival” is derived from the Latin festum, meaning to feast, and originally defined a day or special time of rejoicing or feasting, often in memory of some great happening.” – (Martin et al 2005) Introduction This dissertation examines the motives behind customers attending unique and creative events. Does the overall setup and design of a music festival motivate customers to attend and does it enhance their overall experience? Objectives of the study • Understand the motivations…

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    events and festivals all together as they developed separately have now developed in to the big festival itself Festival Acadiens et Créole (“Festival Acadiens”). These events allowed for the festival to grow into something that celebrates all the aspects of the Cajun Créole culture. Rather than it just being a smaller event broken up into a day things it came together to a five-day event. More non-local people are more likely to come in for a festival that is more than just a couple hours one…

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    Cultural Vibrancy Essay

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    Culture is the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time based on the Merriam-Webster. There are a lot of examples of culture based on the video clip. Culture is the festivals, events, dinning art scene, stories and customs, history, cool architecture, creative talents, public art, and outdoor places like park, farms and outdoor fountain, they are all part of the culture all of these things create activity and buzz. There are also a positive energy that is…

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    Elements of the Igbo Culture The Igbo tribe culture is very bright and energetic. Every aspect of it offers something fun and colorful. The celebrations of the Igbo culture contributes to the fun and festive setting of the Igbo tribe. Much can be revealed about the Igbo culture through looking at their food, festivals, and weddings. There are many different festivals that take place in Igbo villages. One of these festivals is the New Yam festival. The New Yam festival is held through August…

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    New Orleans Attraction New Orleans is a unique city, quite possibly the most unique in all the US. New Orleans is a very beautiful place. It has a lot of historical places to visit and learn about. When someone comes to New Orleans for vacation, they should go to the Bourbon Street, New Orleans cemeteries, and Voodoo Museum. First, no trip to the New Orleans is complete without a stop at Bourbon Street. This street is located right in the heart of the French…

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    History Of Fairview

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    About Fairview The picturesque town of Fairview, incorporated 1958, is home to a population of almost 9,000. The inviting small-town community is known for its large homes on expansive lots and equestrian estates, as well as its extensive proliferation of open spaces, including its scenic rolling hills, creeks and woodlands. Fairview's History Fairview was incorporated in 1958 when a petition with over 30 signatures requested an incorporation election for Fairview. On May 7, 1958, the election…

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    Jain Festivals Essay

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    Celebrations Description: Jainism is rich in culture with numerous festivals and ceremonies. All the Jains carry out formal or informal celebration of the rituals and festivals throughout the year. Jains perform festivals of devotion to worship and thank the Lord. Some of the popular celebrations of the Jains are discussed further. Process: 1) Atthai Mahotsav: This festival is performed for eight days and that is why it is named “Atthai Mahotsav.” This festival marks innumerable religious and…

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    This construct of wine tourism also encompasses the visiting of wine and food festivals. Wine and food festivals are included in the definition of wine tourism as these special events enhance wine tourism opportunities for destinations. Research has shown that such festivals provide both the destinations and the wine producers with many positive promotional outcomes. For the producers, wine festival is a profitable way to promote brands to new customers, an opportunity to interact with these…

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