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Show business is a vernacular term for the business of entertainment. It tends to refer to the agents, managers, production and distribution companies that are in the business of entertainment; it can also include the artists and performers involved. It applies to all aspects of live 'shows', from cinema to television to theater to music. sheshoKKKK Categories: Sociolinguistics | Language varieties and styles ... Entertainment is an amusement or diversion intended to hold the attention of an audience or its participants. ... Artist is a subjective term which describes a person creative in, innovative in, or adept at, their endeavors. ... The performing arts include theater, motion pictures, drama, comedy, music, dance, opera, magic and the marching arts, such as brass bands, etc. ... For other usages see Theatre (disambiguation) Theater (American English) or Theatre (British English and widespread usage among theatre professionals in the US) is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle — indeed... Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Music Look up Music in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Wikisource, as part of the 1911 Encyclopedia Wikiproject, has original text related to this article: Music Wikicities has a wiki about Music: Music Music City : a collaborative music database All Music Guide...


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Show Business was an almost-total loss for me, but it may be more compelling for others due to one factor: its wide variety of production numbers.
Show Business is really little more than a slew of show tunes onto which a generic plot has been cobbled.
Show Business seems to exist as nothing more than an excuse to slap some Irving Berlin songs on screen and dazzle us with fancy costumes and sets, but I thought it was boring and overdone.
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