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Masquerades

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The State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun at a stakeholder meeting involving heads of masquerades across the state (the Alaagba), the Aare Isese from all the geographical zones of Oyo State and custodians of the masquerades held at the film Theatre of the Ministry on Thursday in Ibadan said that the era of using Egungun Festival to perpetrate violence is gone, stating that the entertainment and cultural values of the festival would be celebrated and promoted locally and internationally.
According to Onyeneke (1987) masquerade means different things to different people.
Toast of the Tyne is a fantastic opportunity to get dressed up in the most glamorous outfits and add a stylish 'something else' with a masquerade mask, too.
At Masquerade, we've worked hard to make video more fun and engaging by creating filters that enhance and alter your appearance," said Masquerade co-founder Eugene Nevgan in a blog post.
The Destin Commons Mardi Gras Masquerade as well as the 8th Annual Mardi Gras Parade on the Destin Harbor are free events and open to the public.
Bell has opened up this exploration of masquerade to scholars from a wide range of disciplines including costume design, scenic design, anthropology, queer studies, cultural studies, feminist and post-feminist studies, English, media studies, African history, and art history.
For those who would just like to enjoy the masquerade ball, tickets are priced at BD30 per person and include unlimited drinks.
Paragraphs sometimes seem like lists that include instance after instance of the manifestation of a particular masquerade in diverse places and times.
Readers view Zenobia and Priscilla as Coverdale experiences them, creating the sense of ambiguity as the clear binaries they are placed into--experienced/innocent, dark/pale, temptress/childlike--are thrown into question by Coverdale's narrative masquerade.
Level 2 students Amy Ashwell, Jenny Smitheman and Rachael Fixter won the Masquerade Ball category with their model Poppy O'Hagan, whose make-up mask was so intricate and detailed - it actually looked like the real thing.
It's the follow up from their critically acclaimed album Let It All In with the release of Masquerade, out on their own Shepherd Moon label.
Children and parents at the masquerade ball at Ronald McDonald House.