A number of big shows have been postponed after last night's Manchester Arena attack #ManchesterAttack
F.D.A. Ruling Would All but Eliminate Trans Fats
By SABRINA TAVERNISE
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed measures that would all but eliminate artificial trans fats, the artery-clogging substance that is a major contributor to heart disease.
Living in the Past Is a Full-Time Gig
By HELENE STAPINSKI
The musician Michael Arenella not only plays the music of the Jazz Age, but he also tries to live in its style.
AOL, Yahoo Face Off at Ad Week
The rivalry between AOL and Yahoo is on prominent display this week, as the two struggling Internet companies compete for advertising dollars.
Google reveals top searches
Telegraph.co.uk - United KingdomReunited man-band Take That topped Google searches for gig tickets this year, closely followed by tickets for hit musical Dirty Dancing and the Glastonbury ...
That includes attracting top talent, ranging from attorneys to fashion models. In one instance, Mr. Ng says he lured one English tutor, Stella Cheng, away from a lucrative gig at a prominent law firm.
To work as a musician: “gigging weekends as a piano player in the ski joints” (Joel Oppenheimer).
Photo: Courtesy Betty Cuningham Gallery
- Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant.
- Immediately noticeable; conspicuous. See synonims at noticeable.
- Widely known; eminent.
[Middle English, from Latin prōminēns, prōminent-, present participle of prōminēre, to jut out : prō-, forth; see pro-1 + -minēre, to jut, threaten.]prominently prom'i·nent·ly adv.
gig (PERFORMANCE) Show phonetics
noun [C] INFORMAL
a single performance by a musician or group of musicians, especially playing modern or pop music:
This week the band did the last gig of their world-tour.
━━ n. （演奏などの）出演契約, 仕事; （ジャズなどの）演奏.gig
━━ vi. （-gg-） 〔話〕 1回限り演奏する.
━━ vi. （-gg-） 〔話〕 1回限り演奏する.
- A light, two-wheeled carriage drawn by one horse.
- A long light ship's boat, usually reserved for use by the ship's captain.
- A fast light rowboat.
- An object that whirls.
- Games. A three-digit selection in a numbers game.
To ride in a gig.
[Perhaps from obsolete gig, spinning top, from Middle English gyg-, possibly of Scandinavian origin.]
verb [I] -gg-
Gigging around the London clubs helped the band develop their own sound.gig (CARRIAGE)
a light two-wheeled carriage pulled by one horse, used especially in the past
Huge; enormous; ultimate.
After 1966 movie Mondo Bizarro (literally "Bizarre World" but interpreted as "very bizarre"), where mondo is from the 1961 Italian movie Mondo Cane (A Dog's World) and reinterpreted as an intensifier. More on this movie at: imdb.com/title/tt0188909/.
"As Asia's productivity shakes the world, and as `just in time' inventory management keeps rolling along, air cargo has become one mondo important gig." — Ed Stephens Jr.; Cargo Tells a Story; Saipan Tribune (North Mariana Islands); Jun 3, 2005.
gig4 (gĭg) Slang.
A job, especially a booking for musicians.
intr.v., gigged, gig·ging, gigs.
To work as a musician: "gigging weekends as a piano player in the ski joints" (Joel Oppenheimer).