babelesque

babelesque

(ˌbeɪbəlˈɛsk) or

babelish

adj
not standard resembling the situation at Babel, confused, impeding communication
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Shifting into explicit condition-of-England mode while describing Leonard Bast's walk home from Wickham Place after the umbrella mix-up at the Beethoven concert, the narrator describes his neighborhood as a space of endless, sprawling, Babelesque creative destruction:
Neither the guide's Babelesque commentary nor his desperate charade gets the message across; Lear has to see for himself.
I saw the last Bellydance Superstars tour, "Babelesque," last year at the McDonald Theatre, and it was intensely entertaining.
She said the new tour follows the same formula as "Babelesque," but with new pieces and fresh choreography.
BABELESQUE by Bellydance Superstars arrives at St David's Hall in Cardiff next Wednesday as part of a UK tour.
Babelesque is a brand new show featuring some of America's best-known belly dancers, who have performed more than 500 shows in 20 countries over four years.
The Babelesque desire to have only one story, one truth and one religion, and even to challenge the otherness of God, has manifested itself time and again in the course of our history.
I'd been eaves-dropping all that day on a Babelesque free-for-all.
The Babelesque result was eventually published, without reference to the original.
Best clothes, makeup, tattoos, hair, sparkles and over all shakin'-itness: The Bellydance Superstars made sure my life would never be the same when I went to "Babelesque" at the McDonald Theatre.
The Eugene show is a late addition to the current tour of the world-traveling spectacle, which is breaking out a new show: "Babelesque." It features "new choreography, luxurious colorful costumes and full-throttle production," acccording to a news release.
The group defines "Babelesque" as a "confusion of sounds or voices," with a secondary definition of "a scene of noise or confusion." Whatever the word means, the show is described as at once playful and spiritual.