"Hospitality and ‘’holding together’’ are constitutive of the ethical space that is in the center of making performances."
Entertain late 15c., "to keep up, maintain," from M.Fr. entretenir, from O.Fr. entretenir "hold together, support," from entre- "among"(from L. inter) + tenir "to hold" (from L. tenere; see tenet ). Also to have a guest- to show hospitality.