mistress of ceremonies


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mis′tress of cer′emonies


n.
a woman who directs events, as at a formal occasion or television broadcast, acting as hostess and introducing the speakers or performers.
[1950–55]
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February held our 17th annual Nurse Legislator Connection Dinner with CJ Cullinan as our chair and excellent mistress of ceremonies.
Attorney Paulette Brown, President-Elect of the American Bar, was the Mistress of Ceremonies for the evening.
Murder Ballad" explores a dangerous web of relationships between Sara, a new mother with a downtown past, her husband Michael, her ex Tom and a mysterious mistress of ceremonies who weaves in and out of the narrative.
Even though the event was for ages 14 and over, if you've seen RuPaul's Drag Race then you knew what you were in for - "My daughters are at home, where they're supposed to be", joked Michelle Visage, Mistress of Ceremonies for these gigs and judge on the TV show.
Even though the sell-out event was age 14+, if you've seen RuPaul's Drag Race then you knew what you were in for - "My daughters are at home, where they're supposed to be", joked Michelle Visage, Mistress of Ceremonies for these gigs and judge on the TV show.
Mistress of Ceremonies will be internationally acclaimed vocal artist Anita Lerche.
At the weekend's celebration, the mistress of ceremonies, Paloma who also helped bring the event together held sway, coaxing dancers on and (if required) off the dance floor.
Clara has been a member of the Worcester Sons of Italy Lodge # 168 since 1960, and served as a Trustee, Mistress of Ceremonies, and Lodge Delegate to the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Conventions.
Together with Judy Gold, the Mistress of Ceremonies and Auctioneer for the event, Midler honored Ron Finley and Liz Smith.
Tania Rogers, anchor and reporter for WPTV in West Palm Beach served as mistress of ceremonies.
16-24) as mistress of ceremonies for opening and closing nights, and as star of the Bosnian competition title "With Mom," written and directed by Faruk Loncarevic.
French actress Audrey Tautou, who is also this year's Cannes Film Festival mistress of ceremonies, stunned in a black strapless dress with pleats and matched it with black ankle strap sandals.