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Upcoming Events this Month...
Maitland History Illustrated: Works by Dawn Schreiner
Where: Maitland Historical Museum
Where: Peabody Auditorium
Where: Mindy Solomon Gallery
Miami & the Keys
East and Far East meet
Where: Myra Galleries
Imagination Movers Live!
Where: Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Where: Art & Soul Gallery at the Women’s Center of Jacksonville
Power and Politics: Paintings by Lance deHaven-Smith
Where: Artport Gallery
Salon Series Concert Featuring Corey McKern
Where: Privat Home in Gulf Breeze, FL
Overtones: Diptychs and Proportions
Where: Palm Beach Photographic Centre
Singin' in the Rain
Where: Manatee Players
Lee County Alliance for the Arts Names 2011 “Angels of the Arts” Winners
FORT MYERS - The Lee County Alliance for the Arts proudly announced the winners of the 8th Annual Angels of the Arts Awards on Monday, May 2nd at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Eighty nominees waited in anticipation, with family, friends and coworkers to see if they would take home the Angels trophy. The Angels of the Arts Awards recognizes the positive and essential impact of artists, art organizations, artistic educators and supporters in Lee County. Congratulations to the 2011 Angels of the Arts!The recipients of the 2011 Angels of the Arts Awards are…
Literary Artist of the Year: Sidney B. Simon
Arts Teacher of the Year: Ann Harrison-May
Arts Volunteer of the Year: Mary Buck
New Artist of the Year: Adam Jones
Visual Artist of the Year: Stephen Gray-Blancett
Business Arts Sponsor of the Year: FineMark National Bank & Trust
Arts Benefactor of the Year: Terry Tincher
Arts Publication of the Year: Ft. Myers & Southwest Florida Magazine
Art Journalist of the Year: Ilene Safron
Performance Artist of the Year: Kat Epple
Young Artist of the Year: Samuel Bostic
Arts Organization Leader of the Year: Lee Ellen Harder
Arts Organization of the Year: BIG ARTS
Artist Lifetime Achievement Award: Gail E. Jones
Orlando Philharmonic Music Director Christopher Wilkins Named Music Director for The Boston Landmarks Orchestra
Orlando – Orlando Philharmonic Music Director Christopher Wilkins has been named Music Director of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra. He begins his position immediately. Wilkins also serves as Music Director of both the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the Akron Symphony Orchestra and will continue in these positions.
Third Annual Golf for Art Raises Nearly $20,000 for Art and Culture Center
Hollywood – Nearly $20,000 was raised for the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood at its Third Annual Golf for Art fund-raiser held on Saturday, April 9 at the Hollywood Beach Golf Resort. At this fun-in-the-sun fund-raiser, approximately 100 participants enjoyed a continental breakfast and playing the championship, par-70, tree-lined golf course designed by renowned architect Donald Ross. Golfers stayed for lunch and the awards ceremony, where door prizes were also awarded. In addition, two Custom Regions green beach cruisers were raffled off. All participants also received a goody bag and were eligible to win a two-year lease on a new Mercedes courtesy of AutoNation by making a hole-in-one on number 14.
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Brings Music to Tiny Tots
Orlando – The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is pleased to once again present its popular Tiny Tots program to preschoolers at The Orlando Day Nursery, a 501 (c)(3)agency, this spring. The program, themed "let's meet the orchestra," is presented over five visits, and runs from May 9 to May 23, 2011. This program is sponsored by the Warren and Augusta Hume Foundation.
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