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2011 Media Releases

January 3, 2011
For More Information Contact:
Diane Gonzolas, Citizen Information Center, 402-441-7831
Deb Weber, Lincoln Arts Council, 402-434-2787

Nominations Now Accepted For Mayor's Arts Awards

The deadline has been extended to January 14 for nominations for the 33rd annual Mayor's Arts Awards. The awards will be presented by the Lincoln Arts Council (LAC) Wednesday, June 8 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The Mayor's Arts Awards program formally recognizes artistic contributions and achievements in the Lincoln area. Nomination forms are available by calling the LAC at 434-2787 or printing a form from the LAC website, A list of previous winners also is available at that website.

A winner in the following categories will be selected by a panel of arts professionals:

Three other awards also are presented at the event:

Nominations from the previous year are automatically resubmitted, and updates to the 2010 nominations will be accepted.

The public also is encouraged to submit names of members of the Lincoln arts community who have died since the last awards ceremony in June 2010 for memorial recognition at the event.

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