Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards #LSN_Arts
THUNDER BAY ON --- January 28, 2017 (LSN) Tickets are now available for the City of Thunder Bay’s 7th Annual Arts & Heritage Awards, presented by Copperfin Credit Union. Over 10 custom-created awards by local artist, boyRoland, will be given out at a gala ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Magnus Theatre. CBC Radio personality, Lisa Laco, will host the awards show. The show will feature live performances including an acoustic set by The Honest Heart Collective, a one-time only grand finale created especially for the awards, and more.
“These awards are about celebrating the best of Thunder Bay’s vibrant cultural sector,” said Ash Young, Cultural Development & Events Supervisor. “In addition to recognizing the nominees and winners, the awards show will feature exciting performances by exceptional Thunder Bay talent.”
“The Arts and Heritage Awards are an important part of the Thunder Bay culture,” said Thom Currie, Artistic Director, Magnus Theatre. “I’m hoping people will fill the Magnus auditorium to celebrate the best in our local music, art and performance scene. There will be some mind-blowing performances, culminating in a cooperative multidisciplinary performance by some of the luminaries of the local professional arts community.”
Tickets are $40 and include access to the awards ceremony, a pre-ceremony reception at Magnus Theatre and the Arts & Heritage Awards after-party at Red Lion Smokehouse. Tickets can be purchased at the Magnus Theatre Box Office or online at www.magnus.on.ca.
For more information about the Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards, visit: www.thunderbay.ca/cultureawards, or like the Thunder Bay Culture & Events Facebook page @ThunderBayCultureandEvents.