big tent


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big tent

n.
A group, especially a political coalition, that accommodates people who have a wide range of beliefs, principles, or backgrounds.

big′-tent′ adj.
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big tent

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. a political approach in which a party claims to be open to a wide spectrum of constituents and groups
b. (as modifier): big-tent politics.
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It was during the afternoon performance, and the big tent was filled with women and children, when I went looking for Red Denny, the head canvas-man, who had walked off with my pocket-knife.
A few minutes later I was in the big tent, where I had overhauled Red Denny.
This Saturday, the Big Tent Ideas Festival will take place in Mudchute Farm in east London.
But now they are unhappy that state actors are running the 'Big Tent' agenda of political and ethnic inclusivity through the Building Bridges Initiative.
Julia adds: "They built a big tent around us with rain machines and three giant water towers that would simulate waves by dumping 600 litres of water periodically.
SALFIT, Monday, March 18, 2019 (WAFA) -- Extremist Israeli settlers Monday morning set up a big tent at a turnaround leading to the village of Kifl Hares, north of the occupied West Bank city of Salfit, said WAFA correspondent.
"We did this show in a much more rock and roll-like way, as a festival show in a big tent two years ago, and we sent it to someone on Broadway and they said we love it, so bring it over here," she said.
He's one of the speakers at the Big Tent Ideas Festival, when activists will gather in Cambridgeshire for a day of food, music and political debate.
Saturday will feature a car show, carnival wristband specials and free crafts for the kids under the big tent. The day will feature two country acts: the James Barker Band at 7 p.m.
That's especially true for Max at Eastman Place, Antinore said, which will continue to operate its restaurant during the fest while also acting as a musical venue.<br />Food booths for the jazz fest will be available at four locations: The Big Tent; a food court set up at East and Chestnut; East Main Street; The Fusion Stage at East and Chestnut, and MLK Jr.
Pitching a big tent is critical to creating a movement that can mobilize for change.
The four big cats - the white lions - are the show-stoppers under the big tent. Circus: Latino Circus Place: Marah Land, Al Qurum Timings: 5 pm and 8 pm Tickets: OMR5 to OMR12 Contact: 98000266