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Hosted by the Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, participants match wits with museum curators, collections managers and archivists.
Biado will first have to match wits with rising Taiwanese star Wu Kun Lin.
Watch the peerless super detective Sherlock Holmes and his trusty partner Watson match wits with an enemy bent on destroying them, in a new tale of intrigue this January, when Sherlock - A Play comes to UAE's shores.
As bodies pile up, she'll have to match wits with the ghosts of the dead bullies--some with deadly agendas of their own.
Expect audience participation, with the duo asking fans to join them on stage and to match wits with audience members.
With tensions ready to erupt within her own borders and the future of her nation at stake, the one woman who can match wits with Solomon undertakes the journey of a lifetime in a daring bid to test and win the king.
He knows it will be an electric atmosphere in Kolkata and he needs to lead by example if he is going to match wits with Dhoni.
I would like our very best teacher of inquiry to inner city kids who has a teacher librarian credential to match wits with Larisa in a conversation about great inquiry during a library conference.
STEVEN Pressley won't have to match wits with Peter Taylor when the Sky Blues travel to Gillingham later this month, the Kent club confirming yesterday that they have sacked their manager after 14 months in charge at Priestfield.
It's challenging to match wits with mother nature and ducks.
As if mythical Dark Elves from Svartalfheim weren't enough of a test for Tony Stark, the armor-clad Avenger is poised to find himself in the middle of a dimensional caper while having to match wits with the now-dead Mandarin's fabled rings of power.
Stevens is forced to match wits with his enigmatic client and deal with uncooperative witnesses and hostile hospital employees in order to decipher the conflicting clues and uncover the truth.