You have a friend visiting you from out of town. You're telling her about the good qualities of the city that you live in. You tell her this.
We have a really vibrant art scene.
Something that is "vibrant" is exciting and energetic:
- "Vibrant" colors are bright and strong.
- A "vibrant community" has a lot of interesting activities going on all the time.
A city's "art scene" is all of the art shows, galleries, events, artists, art buyers, and so on that happen there. A "scene" includes both the events and the people. It centers around a particular city or neighborhood, and also a certain period of time.
In addition to "the art scene", here are some other kinds of "scenes":
the 1980's San Francisco punk rock scene
the club scene in Miami
the New York fashion scene
People who belong to a scene tend to talk, dress, and act alike. Some people fit in really well within the scene. These people can be called "scenesters", although that's a little bit of a negative term.
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