Definition of performing
: of, relating to, or constituting an art (such as drama) that involves public performance the performing arts
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The money went for visual and performing arts programs, education, and cultural events.
The district’s visual and performing arts coordinator, Robyn MacNair, has high hopes for them and the conservatory program.
A macro hedge fund index compiled by Hedge Fund Research is down nearly 1 percent since Jan. 1 and over 4 percent for the last 12 months, one of the worst performing hedge fund indexes.
The Canadian dollar has slumped, and is the worst performing currency among Group of 10 nations this year.
Answer: the FirstNight was founded in Boston in 1976 to promote alcohol-free performing arts events on New Year’s Eve and now holds parties in 175 cities.
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