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happenings, plural;
  1. Fashionable; trendy
    • - nightclubs for the young are the happening thing
  1. An event or occurrence
    • - altogether it was an eerie happening
  2. A noteworthy or exciting event
    • - an all-star, superstar, megastar happening
  3. A partly improvised or spontaneous piece of theatrical or other artistic performance, typically involving audience participation
    • - a multimedia happening

  1. an event that happens
  2. (happen) come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
  3. happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance; "It happens that today is my birthday"; "These things befell" (Santayana)
  4. (happen) chance to be or do something, without intention or causation; "I happen to have just what you need!"
  5. (happen) come into being; become reality; "Her dream really materialized"
  6. (happen) find: come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
  7. A happening is a performance, event or situation meant to be considered as an art, usually as performance art. ...
  8. The Happening is a 1967 American comedy film starring Anthony Quinn, Michael Parks, George Maharis, Faye Dunaway, Robert Walker Jr. that was released in March 1967 by Columbia Pictures.
  9. The Happening is the soundtrack for the 1967 comedy film The Happening, released by Columbia Pictures. The soundtrack and film score were primarily produced by Frank De Vol. ...
  10. The Happening is an American thriller film written, co-produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan that follows a man and his family as they try to escape from an inexplicable natural disaster. ...
  11. (Happenings (album)) Happenings is an album by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, released in 1966 on the Blue Note label. The album features six compositions by Hutcherson, and one by Herbie Hancock, "Maiden Voyage".
  12. (The Happenings) The Happenings were a pop music group that originated in the 1960s. The group's major hits were "See You In September" (1966), which was originally recorded by the Tempos in 1959; a cover version of the George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin song, "I Got Rhythm" (1967), updated for the ...
  13. Something that happens; A spontaneous or improvised event, especially one that involves audience participation; this sense?) taking place; trendy, up-to-the-minute
  14. (happen) To occur or take place; To occur unexpectedly, by chance or with a low probability; To encounter by chance
  15. (happen) (v) bolurģa, tolurģa
  16. (happen) Perhaps. General Northern England dialect.
  17. (happen) alimpan; befeallan; limpan; ge-limpan; ge-sælan
  18. (hap·pen) [ hápp'n ] (past and past participle hap·pened, present participle hap·pen·ing, 3rd person present singular hap·pens)
  19. An event conceived by artists and performed by artists and others, usually unrehearsed and without a specific script or stage.
  20. Loosely organized performance art that might include music, theater, dance, visual art, or audience participation.
  21. “Let’s check out the demonstration and see what’s happening.”
  22. form of interdisciplinary theatrical intervention, developed by visual artists in the 1960s, mostly in non conventional places (art galleries or outside spaces). It usually demands the audience participation and tends to modify its perception of the environment. ...
  23. by The Pixies uses CB slang in the lines "I put it on the air I put it in the hammer lane".