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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KPRC Local 2 Anchor, Rachel McNeil, will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies as guests are entertained by cover band SKYROCKET.
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.
Together with Judy Gold, the Mistress of Ceremonies and Auctioneer for the event, Midler honored Ron Finley and Liz Smith.
This is a group of five extremely skilled and talented performers who balance the visual outrageousness you may most likely associate with Priscilla Queen of the Desert with highly toned acrobatic skills from a leading alternative circus troupe - and all done with splendid banter from the mistress of ceremonies, Dallas Dellaforce, who holds the show together.
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.
but the gong for best dressed has to go to this year's mistress of ceremonies, Audrey Tatou.
Tina Hooker served as Mistress of Ceremonies, as well as a reader.
Mistress of ceremonies Marjorie North and Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Emmanuel Avraham led the entertainment, and a record inexpensive34,000 was raised.
Actress Osas Ighodaro, who is also the former 2010 Miss Black USA, is confirmed to attend and lend her support to this worthwhile event as the Mistress of Ceremonies.
The ceremony will include a program led by Mistress of Ceremonies, NewsCenter 5's Liz Brunner, an introduction of each of the 100 Heroines, and a Just Desserts reception featuring pastries from some of the best pastry chefs in Massachusetts.
The shoot even ties in with her new Las Vegas burlesque extravaganza Peep Show, where she plays mistress of ceremonies Peep Diva.
The 24-year-old Glaswegian was the Mistress of Ceremonies for 13 bouts in Lanark yesterday.