|13th Annual Annies Arts Awards|
Arts News: 13th Chico Annies Arts Awards announced
Article Launched: 10/04/2007 12:00:00 AM PDT
Chico's Friends of the Arts, on Sept. 26, announced winners of the 13th Annies Arts Awards.
Began in 1991, the Annies typically honor seven different disciplines: architecture, dance, film and video, literature, music, theater and visual arts.
Winners received engraved golden apples from Orient and Flume for their accomplishments.
This years winners:
Dance — Amaera BayLaurel, Best Choreography, Aerial Dance Experiments; Full Force Hip Hop and Jazz Co., Best Dance Program; Hype Dance Studio, Best Dance Performance.
Music — "Beethoven's 9th Symphony," North State Symphony; Chris Schadt Band; Rocky Winslow, Special Achievement.
Literature — Gerri Miller, Achievement; Dan Barnett, The Buzz Biblio File, Literature Review; Lyon Books, Support of Local Authors.
Theater — Natalie Valencia, Drama ExtraOrdinaire; Chikoko Fashion Art, Innovation in Live Performance; "The Blackbird Sings," Shakespeare in the Park; "Rocky Horror Live," Chico Cabaret.
Visual Arts — Janet Lombardi-Blixt, 2-Dimensional; Cynthia Schildhauer, 2-Dimensional; Chris Cantello, 3-Dimensional;
Film and Video — "The Cubicle," Directed and Written by Cory De Lair, Co-written and Music by Josh Dietz.
Frank T. Lucero Memorial "I See You" Award — Jet Fuel Only.