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8th Annual Arts & Heritage Awards

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#LSN_Arts Thom Currie Artist Director of Magnus Theatre presents Candi Badanai with Stage Performance award

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -   February 26, 2018  (LSN)  The achievements and contributions of talented local artists, cultural professionals, organizations and businesses were celebrated at the 8th Annual Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards presented by  Credit Union on Friday evening at Magnus Theatre.

This year’s nominees represented a wide spectrum of Thunder Bay’s cultural sector including artists, theatrical groups, musicians, volunteers and cultural businesses. The awards event featured performances by Café Paris (Martin Blanchet Jazz Quintet), Cambrian Players Improv and the World Dance Collective.

Congratulations are extended to all nominees and the 13 award winners for their amazing contributions to the local culture sector.

Awards were presented to:

Music – Thunder Bay Community Band

Visual Art – Michel Dumont

Stage Performance – Candi Badanai

Literature – Jean E. Pendziwol

Heritage – World War One Thunder Bay Centennial Project

Cultural Organization – Cambrian Players

Cultural Sponsor of the Year – Bay Credit Union

Cultural Venue of the Year – Maple Tops Paramount Theatre

Cultural Event of the Year – ThunderCon

Cultural Professional of the Year – Marcia Arpin

Cultural Volunteer of the Year Achievement Award – Heather Dickson

Outstanding Youth Achievement Award – Micah Pawluk

Lifetime Achievement – Fay Steadwell

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