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AUDIENCE. A hearing. It is usual for the executive of a country to whom a minister has been sent, to give such minister an audience. And after a minister has been recalled, au audience of leave usually takes place.

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Even though audience participation in news production is not a new phenomenon, it is a far more prominent feature online than in traditional news media.
Sunrise's rituals of audience participation have been both celebrated and critiqued.
Audience participation was great, as managers led teams of their people into battle.
CINDERELLA, Consett Empire, until December 31 Join Leah Bell and cast for a spectacular rendition of the magical Cinderella, a fast-moving production full of fun, energy and audience participation.
Organisers say there will be the chance for audience participation during the event at Solihull Arts Complex on Thursday, June 19.
Organisers promise the event will be an evening of unscripted comedy with audience participation and say it has an increasing following.
Audience participation, a regular Batsheva feature, included "Rachel" (Rachael Osborne) intoning Simon Sez commands, which a surprising percentage of the audience heeded, culminating in dancing in the aisles.
And he took audience participation to a new extreme with a moment of pure punk pan to - an audience participation session where three people were chosen from the masses to take over from the band on stage.
Fresh out of Rutgers, where he studied with Allan Kaprow alongside George Segal, Lucas Samaras, George Brecht, and Robert Watts, Whitman found his way to the forefronts of vanguard art with "theater works," his preferred term for scripted and unscripted events staged with performers, audience participation, light and image projections, film footage, found objects, constructed props, and, occasionally, elaborate sets.
And yet Cindy felt the urgent need to eliminate the audience participation aspects of adult entertainment.
The 35 people who attended the Workshop made it easy for 'one-on-one' audience participation," she said.
Finally, the riots themselves provided, "a variation of normal patterns of audience participation .