Public Performance License

Some articles on public, performance, license, public performance:

Aristophanes - Biography
... his personal expenditure 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 ... political career — a few weeks after the performance of The Knights, a play full of anti-Cleon jokes, Cleon was elected to the prestigious board of ten generals ... in fact won the unique distinction of a repeat performance at a subsequent festival ...
Motion Picture Licensing Corporation - Legal Basis
... Code, movies may be shown without a separate license in the home to “a normal circle of family and its social acquaintances” because such showings are not considered public ... A "public performance" is a showing of a motion picture or other program outside of the home ... rented, or borrowed buying the movie does not grant one the right to perform it in public ...

Famous quotes containing the words license, public and/or performance:

    It would much conduce to the public benefit, if, instead of discouraging free-thinking, there was erected in the midst of this free country a dianoetic academy, or seminary for free-thinkers, provided with retired chambers, and galleries, and shady walks and groves, where, after seven years spent in silence and meditation, a man might commence a genuine free-thinker, and from that time forward, have license to think what he pleased, and a badge to distinguish him from counterfeits.
    George Berkeley (1685–1753)

    They had their fortunes to make, everything to gain and nothing to lose. They were schooled in and anxious for debates; forcible in argument; reckless and brilliant. For them it was but a short and natural step from swaying juries in courtroom battles over the ownership of land to swaying constituents in contests for office. For the lawyer, oratory was the escalator that could lift a political candidate to higher ground.
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    To vote is like the payment of a debt—a duty never to be neglected, if its performance is possible.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)