curtain-raiser


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curtain-raiser

Theatre a short dramatic piece presented before the main play
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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Jan 1 ( ANI ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed via video conference the curtain-raiser ceremony of the commemoration of professor Satyendra Nath Bose's 125th birth anniversary at Kolkata.
That means summer signing Antonio Barragan is expected to partner Ben Gibson in the heart of Boro's defence for the eagerly-anticipated curtain-raiser.
curtain-raiser against South Africa on October 3, before taking on Samoa a Team base: Royal Grammar Team base: Royal Grammar School, Newcastle England go far, because we might need space for 10,000 people to watch it in the fresh air.
He told the ECHO: "We're playing against Grappenhall as a curtain-raiser.
Local product Rimmington missed Prestatyn's curtain-raiser against Colwyn Bay last week due to holidays but looks set for reinstatement today.
Another chance to see the Twenty20 encounter at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad, which acted as a curtain-raiser to the forthcoming one-day series.
Williams' manager Ray Flynn confirmed: "She's looking forward to what promises to a unique event and I'm sure it will be a great curtain-raiser, along with the mile and two-mile races, before the following day's Great North Run.
United go all the way to Nigeria to take on Portsmouth in a curtain-raiser to the Community Shield curtain-raiser at Wembley .
WITH 2008 less than two weeks away, it is time to look forward to the traditional curtain-raiser to another year, the Central Region New Year Open.
The famous Monte Carlo rally, the usual curtain-raiser to the series, will miss out in 2009 when the first round will be staged in Ireland.
If Yankee's recent curtain-raiser at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami was anything to go by, Irvine will definitely be one to remember.
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE'S trio of former England bowlers maintained their slight advantage over the MCC in the traditional curtain-raiser to the season at Lord's yesterday.