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May 19, 2015
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Deb Weber, Lincoln Arts Council, 402-434-2787

Deadline Extended for Mayor's Arts Awards

The reservation deadline for the 2015 Mayor's Arts Awards Wednesday, June 10 has been extended to Thursday, May 28. The event at the Lied Center for Performing Arts is sponsored by the Lincoln Arts Council. The awards formally recognize artistic contributions and achievements in the Lincoln area. More information is available at

The Mayor's Arts Awards is co-sponsored by Premier Catering. Video Sponsors are Liberty First Credit Union, CHI Health-St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center and Steve Wake. Main Stage Sponsors are Abel Foundation, A to Z Printing, Husker Auto Group, Nebraska Heart Hospital and U.S. Properties and the Grand Manse. St. Thomas Aquinas Church/Newman Center is a Team Sponsor, and Project Supporters are Cornhusker Bank, Wayne Boles, Lincoln Industries and Ann Rawley. Banner Sponsors are Peace Studio Architects and Union Agency. Woods Brothers Realty is providing scholarship tickets.

The awards being presented to this year's winners are encaustic mixed media collages created by Lincoln artist Janet Eskridge. Names and photos of members of the Lincoln arts community who have died since 2014 can be sent to for memorial recognition at the event.

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