KAC Awards for Excellence in the Arts

News Release: Monday, March 29, 2004 3:15 PM

Here is a follow up of Thursday's extremely successful kick-off to the First Annual Awards for Excellence in the Arts!

Over 70 people were in attendance at Tango on the 25th of March to provide support for the Awards kick-off! Cliff Edwards was the MC for the event, while KAC president Thais Donald and KAC Executive Director Bonnie Long delivered speeches regarding the Ceremony and the Arts in Kingston. Councillor Ed Smith also spoke on behalf of City Council.

" The Gala will not only feature local nominees" said Cliff Edwards, "but also an incredible night of entertainment and celebration featuring:
Second City veteran Deborah Kimmett as the MC, Juno nominated performer Georgette Fry providing some musical entertainment, and surprise special guests!"

Michael George provided the entertainment for the event with a great musical set before and after the speeches.
Local artist, Fred Hedgcock was on hand as the Kingston Arts Council unveiled the official Award for the Ceremony to be held on June 4th, 2004 at the Holiday Inn Kingston water front. Fred's design for the award was chosen among a dozen other entries to be the official award for the ceremony.


Anne De Stephanis
Project Assistant
Awards for Excellence in the Arts
Kingston Arts Council
189 Sydenham St.
Kingston, ON
Tel: (613) 546-2787
email: [email protected]