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When to give a standing ovation

Performers are people too.

Facing a stage with a rock band on it, three people stand to clap while many more are seated. On the screne above the performers are the words, “Another Quest will start from here Press the start button.”

I went to the opera last night. No one would say the town I live in is culturally intelligent, but we few who enjoy the fine arts are delighted to have an opera company.

At the end of the performance I stood up to clap for the performers. The man in the next row of seats down from me got up and left. I could feel his sneer as he passed me.

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Nicola MacCameron

Are you creative? Everything I touch turns to art. Visual art, written, aural, tactile, you name it, I love it! Author of Leoshine, Princess Oracle.