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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Regina Waldroup, reporter at NBC5, Chicago-native and longtime public supporter of organ donation, will serve as mistress of ceremonies and host the evening's events.
Joe Lomonaca, co-host of the 5 O'clock News Hour on News Radio WHAM 1180, will serve as auctioneer at the event, while Patrice Walsh will serve as mistress of ceremonies. The evening will feature a silent auction, cash appeal and a wine cork pull.
Mistress of Ceremonies Cathy Whiteman of Irving Community Television Network and honorary chair Mayor Rick Stopfer then came on stage to present the awards to the following honorees:
And to launch their new kit, a special celebration was held at the Old Queens Head on Foregate Street earlier this month, hosted by Shagger, the club's drag queen mistress of ceremonies and attended by guest of honour Mr Matheson.
Cullinan serving as mistress of ceremonies, with DNA 23, SIG 23, SIG 30, SIG 31, Colorado Center of Nursing Excellence, Colorado Association of Nurse Anesthetist, Front Range of Association of Neonatal Nurses as sponsors.
Littlefield wrote, "Addressing the convention Friday, [David] Daleiden was greeted with thunderous applause and standing ovations, hailed by mistress of ceremonies Pam Rucinski as 'one of the heroes of our time.'"
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 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.
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.
The show sees Miss Behave as mistress of ceremonies, assisted by her glamorous sidekick Harriet.
Supermodel, entrepreneur and author Carol Alt once again graciously served as mistress of ceremonies for the evening.