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  • n  ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail; equivalent to Greek satyr

  • Though others assure me that he has changed past recognition, I still see him as a prancing faun, thinly disguised by conventional apparel.
  • But his appeal, and the cult of this dying faun, spans the decades.
  • A quartet of ripe, naked maidens prancing around a preoccupied faun was for 24 years the despair of Victorian moralists and the delight of the clubmen who crowded Manhattan's .
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  • File Under Other: Faun and a Pan Flute
    Nine-man ensemble's refined absurdities flourish on the fringe by Bobby Power Faun and a Pan Flute thrives in the gray areas that exist on the fringes of math rock, prog, and psychedelia. Depending on the night or studio session, Faun can go from roving gang of focused absurdists and high-minded mad geniuses to a band jamming out a tune.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    June 20, 2013 - Creative Loafing Atlanta
  • The North America Office of Duesseldorf Tourism and Duesseldorf Airport Announces: Three Ballet Pieces in One Show ...
    Jerome Robbins’ classic “Afternoon of a Faun,” Hans van Manen’s “Without Words,” and world premier “Nacht umstellt” (night surrounded) by Martin Schläpfer are the pieces featured in “b.16,” one of the highlights of this ballet season at Düsseldorf’s Opera House. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10808893.htm
    June 7, 2013 - PRWeb

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