culture vulture


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culture vulture

Someone who has an avid interest in the arts. Helen is quite the culture vulture. She attends the theater at least once a month.
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culture vulture

someone whom one considers to be excessively interested in the (classical) arts. She won't go to a funny film. She's a real culture vulture. They watch only highbrow television. They're culture vultures.
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culture vulture

An individual with a consuming or excessive interest in the arts. For example, A relentless culture vulture, she dragged her children to every museum in town. This slangy term may have been originated by Ogden Nash, who wrote: "There is a vulture Who circles above The carcass of culture" ( Free Wheeling, 1931). [1940s]
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Mindshare NA, the global media agency that is part of WPP, uses a proprietary research approach for Culture Vulture, which includes a survey of 2,000 North American consumers.
The schedule of upcoming events is on the NYC Culture Vulture Guides and the Philadelphia Culture Vulture Guides Meetup Group pages.
Rimth is a very different scenario from Culture Vulture, who went to this race as a proven top-class miler and had won two Group 1s over this trip at two," said Cole, who was Britain's reigning champion trainer when Culture Vulture underlined her champion juvenile filly status by winning the 1992 French 1,000 Guineas.
And for culture vultures out there, take your pick from Theatr Gwynedd for English and Welsh-spoken performance arts along with new films at its cinema, classical music in the Powis and Prichard-Jones Halls - and that's not to mention the Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery.
The daughter of Invincible Spirit, who is jointly owned by her breeders, Mr and Mrs Chris Wright, and trainer Paul Cole, is the sixth winner from as many foals out of Cultured Pearl, herself a daughter of Wright's brilliant triple Group 1 winner Culture Vulture.
It is extremely exciting for the Culture Vultures to be facilitating this 'art safari' in Bahrain," said Culture Vulture Emma Garrett.
Art Culture vulture Jennifer loves the world of art so much she takes young son Kai on regular trips to New York galleries.
Whether you're a culture vulture who revels in the arts or a couch potato whose only need is a remote control, West Midlands Life want to hear what you are up to.
HE'S probably best known for his silly walk - and maybe his fondness for younger lady friends - but comedy legend John Cleese is clearly a bit of a culture vulture too.
From the family of Culture Vulture, who Cole trained to win the French 1,000 Guineas, Child Bride was the yard's first juvenile winner of the year.
A geriatric culture vulture, attending1 classes year after year at a fun college, something like pounds 1.
Culture vulture Le Saux's stag night was just as restrained - he visited art galleries with pals.
The three-day show offers a feast of holiday ideas for the sun-seeker, avid adventurer, culture vulture, or yoga retreater, plus entertainment from explorers and travel celebrities.
Culture Vulture ran in the yellow and blue colours of Stratford Place owner Chris Wright, who is better known in some circles as the founder, along with Terry Ellis, of Chrysalis Records in 1968.
The mare had two powerful selling points - she is a half-sister to European champion two-year-old filly and Poule d'Essai des Pouliches heroine Culture Vulture, and her first foal is Grade 2 winner and multiple Grade 1-placed Santa Catarina, by Unbridled.
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