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2014 Media Releases


Date:
May 9, 2014
For More Information Contact:
Diane Gonzolas, Citizen Information Center, 402-441-7831
Deb Weber, Lincoln Arts Council, 402-434-2787

Deadline Extended for Mayor's Arts Awards

The Lincoln Arts Council (LAC) is extending the reservation deadline for the 2014 Mayor's Arts Awards to Friday, May 16. The annual event will be presented the evening of Wednesday, May 28 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The awards formally recognize artistic contributions and achievements in the Lincoln area. More information is available at artscene.org.

This year's Mayor's Arts Awards winners are:

The awards being presented to this year's winners are being created by Lincoln artist Margaret Berry, who uses beeswax-based paint to create encaustic paintings.

2014 Video Sponsors are Liberty First Credit Union, St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center and Steve Wake. Additional support for the Mayor's Arts Awards is provided by Black Hills Energy, Jerry and Annette Hall, Farmers Mutual Insurance Company of Nebraska, Ann Rawley, Wayne Boles and Cornhusker Bank.

The public is encouraged to submit names and photos of members of the Lincoln arts community who have died since the last awards ceremony in June 2013 for memorial recognition at the awards event. Information can be sent to mayorsartsawards@artscene.org.


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