Some articles on public, performance, license, public performance:
... on the Chorus as a civic duty and a public honour, but Aristophanes showed in The Knights that wealthy citizens could regard civic responsibilities as punishment imposed on them by demagogues and populists like Cleon ... diatribes appear to have had no effect on Cleon's political career — a few weeks after the performance of The Knights, a play full of anti-Cleon jokes, Cleon was elected to the prestigious ... Frogs in fact won the unique distinction of a repeat performance at a subsequent festival ...
17 of the United States Code, movies may be shown without a separate license in the home to “a normal circle of family and its social acquaintances” because such ... A "public performance" is a showing of a motion picture or other program outside of the home ... does not grant one the right to perform it in public ...
Famous quotes containing the words license, public and/or performance:
“It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.”
—James Fenimore Cooper (17891851)
“When the Revolutionaries ran short of gun wadding the Rev. James Caldwell ... broke open the church doors and seized an armful of Watts hymnbooks. The preacher threw them to the soldiers and shouted, Give em Watts, boysgive em Watts!”
—For the State of New Jersey, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“No performance is worth loss of geniality. Tis a cruel price we pay for certain fancy goods called fine arts and philosophy.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)