curtain-raiser


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curtain-raiser

Theatre a short dramatic piece presented before the main play
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Cheshire Fashion Week`s contemporary exhibition Own Your Identity Fashion Through Ages was a curtain-raiser to the main event taking place in Chester this December.
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. However, the club are this week presssing ahead with thAe left-back position, with George Friend the only recognised fit player for that position.
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."
The game is a curtain-raiser for an England Legends v Australian Legends match which will feature the likes of Andrew Flintoff, Neil Fairbrother and Mark Ramprakash for England and Simon Katich, Damien Matryn and Jeff Thomson for the Aussies.
Is this game 'a traditional curtain-raiser' for the German season?
Peters was still carrying a football injury when he was forced to pull out of last week's curtain-raiser at Birkenhead St Mary's while run-maker Hodgson had work commitments.
Saint-Andre will announce his starting line-up on Tuesday for the championship curtain-raiser at the Stade de France.
The singer and musical theatre star is using the shows as a curtain-raiser to a tour of Canada on behalf of Bobath Children's Therapy Centre Wales - for which he is an ambassador - and several Canadian charities for children with cerebral palsy.
The Egyptian Football Association previously decided against televising the season curtain-raiser after a seven-member committee failed to reach an agreement with ERTU, but a deal was cut later on.
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."