Distributed March 9, 2016 9:00 AM
Reserve your Tickets for the 2016 Culture & Heritage Awards Ceremony
Celebrating the best of Nanaimo's culture and heritage on April 13, 2016
On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, the City of Nanaimo will recognize the best of Nanaimo's culture and heritage with the 2016 Culture & Heritage Awards Ceremony. The ceremony, an evening of recognition and local entertainment, will be held in the Port Theatre at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) to honour the following recipients:
*EMERGING CULTURAL LEADER - Alyssa Glassford
*HONOUR IN CULTURE - Debbie Trueman
*EXCELLENCE IN CULTURE - Susan Juby
*JOHN THOMSON HERITAGE MEMORIAL - John Hofman
There will be performances by:
*VIBRANT DANCE STUDIO
*BRIGADOON DANCE ACADEMY
*M.E.M. DANCE COMPANY
*NANAIMO'S POET LAUREATE
*THE FOOTPRINTS OF THE WOLF
*WELLINGTON JAZZ BAND
Everyone is welcome to attend. Tickets are FREE but must be reserved. Reserve your tickets online at www.porttheatre.com or contact the Port Theatre Box Office (250-754-8550).
Strategic Link: The Culture & Heritage Awards further the goals of the Cultural Vitality (Creativity, Diversity, Heritage and Innovation) Pillar of the Strategic Plan.
- The “Emerging Cultural Leader” Award recognizes up-and-coming leaders who have contributed significantly to the new landscape of cultural life in Nanaimo.
- The “Honour in Culture” Award recognizes individuals, groups or corporations known for their dedication and support of the cultural fabric of Nanaimo.
- The “Excellence in Culture” Award recognizes organizations or individuals that have achieved regional and/or national recognition in the field of arts and culture.
- The "John Thomson Heritage Memorial" Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate outstanding heritage service and dedication to the community.
|Start time:||Wed, Apr 13, 6:30 PM|
|End time:||Wed, Apr 13, 8:00 PM|
|Location:||Port Theatre, Nanaimo BC|
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