Nominations still open for Penticton Arts Awards

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The Penticton and District Community Arts Council has officially announced that nominations for the Fourth Annual Arts Awards are now open.  This is an opportunity to show our creative community how much their work means to you.

The categories include:  Aboriginal Arts Excellence, Supporter of the Arts, Dance, Design, Graphic Arts, Literary Arts, Lifetime Achievement Award, Music, Arts Educator, Theatre, Visual Arts, Youth, Aboriginal Youth and Media Arts.

Nominations are open until 3 p.m. Jan.  31, 2017.  Online nomination form available at www.PentictonArtsCouncil.com.

The Fourth Annual Arts Awards Ceremony will be held at the Cleland Theatre on Thursday, March 2.  Tickets will be available Feb.  1.

Anyone can become a member of the Penticton Arts Council by registering in person at the Leir House (220 Manor Park Avenue) during office hours, or by visiting their website online at www.PentictonArtsCouncil.com.

The Penticton and District Community Arts Council was formed in 1960, the mandate being to stimulate, encourage and foster the arts in our community.

Throughout the years the Arts Council has added arts events, programs, public education and outlets for arts and crafts. It has lobbied for the arts locally, provincially and federally and continues to provide, through the Leir House Cultural Centre, a home for myriad cultural groups.


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