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Wed June 8, 2011
2011 Mayor's Arts Awards
- Donald Byrd, choreographer and artistic director of Spectrum Dance Theater
- Jack Straw Productions
- Quinton Morris, DMA, musician and professor
- On the Boards
- Pratt Fine Arts Center
- Tet in Seattle, producer of the annual Tet Festival
The recipients will be honored at the Mayor's Arts Awards ceremony September 1st at Seattle Center. It's part of the official opening of Bumbershoot. The awards recognize contributions to Seattle's arts and culture and are nonmonetary.
The 16 volunteer members of the Seattle Arts Commission are appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The commission is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.