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2013 Media Releases

June 3, 2013
For More Information Contact:
Diane Gonzolas, Citizen Information Center, 402-441-7831
Deb Weber, Lincoln Arts Council, 402-434-2787

Reservations Due Wednesday for Mayor's Arts Awards

The Lincoln Arts Council (LAC) has extended the reservation deadline to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 for the 2013 Mayor's Arts Awards. The event is set for Wednesday, June 12 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Ticket information is available by visiting, calling 402-5434-ARTS (2787) or e-mailing

The event includes a reception at 5:30 p.m., dinner catered by the Venue and the awards ceremony at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $50 each ($25 is tax deductible), and tables of eight and ten are available. Event sponsors include the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Foundation, and video sponsors are U.S. Property and Grand Manse, Liberty First Credit Union, Steve Wake and Jerry and Annette Hall.

2013 award winners include the following:

This year's award is being created by Lora Rocke, who creates quilted portraits.

Additional support for the Mayor's Arts Awards is provided by Ann Rawley and Larry and Nancy Bird.

The public is encouraged to submit names of members of the Lincoln arts community who have died since the last awards ceremony in June 2012 for memorial recognition at the awards event. Information can be sent to

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