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event

noun adventure, affair, development, episode, exitus, experience, factum, hap, happening, incident, marked occurrence, milestone, occasion, occurrence, transaction
Associated concepts: contingent event, fortuitous event, fuuure event, person interested in the event, unforseen event, witness to an event
Foreign phrases: Casus fortuitus non est sperandus, et nemo tenetur devinare.A fortuitous event is not to be forseen, and no one is bound to expect it. Casus fortuitus non est supponendus. A fortuitous happening is not to be presumed.
See also: chance, development, experience, fact, fortuity, happening, incident, landmark, occasion, occurrence, outgrowth, particular
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The atomistic simplicity and the eventless repetitiveness of the Welle musical writing are analogous to the repetitive eventlessness and simplicity that qualify the type of time this form of music is artistically associated with.
Thus, whatever a middlebrow audience in the middle of the 20th century may have enjoyed watching, hearing,or reading, it acknowledged that it should know third-stream jazz or the 12-tone music of Schonberg when it heard it; that it should have an opinion about what, if anything, happened in a film like Last Year at Marienbad; that it should appreciate pointed eventlessness in the plays of Samuel Beckett (or even the impossibility of drama in the films of Michelangelo Antonioni); that it should understand why New York painters were attempting to achieve absolute flatness; and that it should sample the latest efforts of European writers to produce the New Novel.
When Wolfgang Staehle's exhibition "2001" opened in early September at Postmasters gallery in New York, it offered a panorama of eventlessness.