talent show


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talent show

n.
A show that features amateur performers whose talents may win them recognition or awards.

tal′ent show`


n.
a theatrical show in which a series of usu. amateur entertainers perform in the hope of gaining recognition.
[1950–55]
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OUR SCHOOL HAS MANY TALENTS, so last year we decided to have a talent show for everyone in Years five and six
A PARTY venue is hosting a talent show to raise money for Cristiano Sitkowska's cancer treatment.
A distant cousin of the talent show is the 19th-century freak show or sideshow, which capitalised on the public's eagerness to physically witness those with particular gifts and attributes.
The Limassol Theatre Arts School (LTAS) will present its annual talent show on Saturday, bringing the talents of children to stage.
LORRAINE Kelly put her shirt on rising star Darius and urged Scots to vote for him on TV talent show Pop Idol.
AN autistic singer became depressed after suffering a "humiliating" experience on a TV talent show, a judge has heard.
The talented youngster was still overflowing with enthusiasm and hope after the talent show came to an end.
She said she "absolutely loved" the talent show but that filming commitments would clash with her planned European tour.
The Garden of Dreams Talent Show is an annual event where more than 100 children from a number of Garden of Dreams partner organizations, all facing various issues-whether they relate to illness, homelessness, poverty, foster care, or tragedy--are presented with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform on the Great Stage at Radio City Music Hall.
It's been done as a fundraiser before, under the name "Shy Persons Talent Show," but this time it will benefit local activist David Oaks, who was injured severely by a fall at his home.
The school on Green Lane, Stockton, regularly puts on its own talent show.