The 24th annual Mayor's Arts Awards honorees for 2011 have been selected, the announced this week.
Individuals and organizations are chosen each year to be recognized for their commitment to furthering the arts in Dearborn schools and the community.
Honorees for the 2011 Mayor’s Arts Awards are:
- The Mayor's Award: Frank Padzieski
- Artist/Performer Award: Isabelle Renaud
- Arts Educator Award: Kurt Doelle
- DCAC Bravo Award: Leslie Greeneisen
- Volunteer Award: Cynthia Frabutt
- Patron Award: The University of Michigan-Dearborn
- Organization Award: Artists Society of Dearborn
A ceremony recognizeing the honorees' acheivements will take place Wednesday, Feb. 8 the Michael Guido Theatre at the . The ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is free to the public. A reception immediately following the ceremony will be held in Studio A, next to the theatre, and will also be open to the public.
The Mayor’s Arts Awards were created by Dearborn Community Arts Council and late Mayor Michael Guido to honor those members of the Dearborn community who create, perform, educate and support the fine and performing arts in the greater Dearborn area.
The Master of Ceremonies for this year’s event will be Dearborn resident Brian Townsend, a director, actor and long-time member of the . Among the groups slated to perform during the evening are the Prysm School of the Arts, the Thespians and a film montage of the DHS Film and Video program.
No reservations are required. For more information, contact the DCAC office at 313-943-3095.