Wednesday, May 22, 2013

2013 Lumies Arts & Business Awards



From: Tucson Pima Arts Council [] On Behalf Of Tucson Pima Arts Council
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 6:07 PM
Subject: Invitation to the 2013 Lumies Arts & Business Awards...


 Come Celebrate Tucson's Vibrant Arts Community! 

Fri. June 7th @ El Casino Ballroom

437 East 26th Street in Downtown Tucson
(see map)

The Lumies Awards Celebration is an evening of great food, music and company. Join us in celebrating the amazing people, organizations and businesses that make Tucson a vibrant center of the arts!

A VIP Reception for Nominees and Sponsors starts at 5.30 p.m., followed by the General Reception at 6.30 PM that features a smorgasbord of delectable eats and cash bar.

At 7.30 PM, acclaimed journalist Ernesto Portillo Jr. will take to the stage to honor this year's Lumines Award Nominees and announce the Winners. After the Ceremony, the immensely popular Tom Walbank & the Ambassadors will rock the dance floor with their inspired Electric Delta Blues sound.

Cheer On This Year's Outstanding Line Up of Nominees! (See below for the full list.)

For tickets and details, visit
For info call (520) 624-0595 x10

Event Times 

5.30 PM: VIP Reception
6.30 PM: General Reception
7.30 PM: Awards Ceremony
8.30 PM: Live Music



Lifetime Achievement Artist: Gonzalo  Espinosa, painter/sculptor and public artist • Julie Gallego, Ballet Folklórico San Juan • Barclay Goldsmith, Borderlands Theater • To-Ree-Nee Wolf Keiser McArdle, public artist and performer.

Established Artist: David Fitzsimmons, cartoonist and essayist; Mark McLemore, host of Arizona Spotlight • Becky Neideffer, pastel artist • Pollyanna, mystery public artist • Adam Rex, children's book illustrator.

Established Arts Organization: Flam Chen/Many Mouths One Stomach – All Souls Procession • Pan Left Productions • Rialto Theatre • UA Presents • University of Arizona Press



Arts Educator: Dennis Bourret, Tucson Junior Strings • Kimi Eisele, UA Poetry Center • Rome Hamner, Odaiko Sonora • Joseph Rodgers, Dancing in the Streets AZ • Ann Simmons-Myers, Pima Community College

Arts Education Program: Live Theatre Workshop  • The Loft Cinema • Tucson Museum of Art • Tucson Youth Poetry Slam

Arts Administrator: Lynn Fleischman, Executive Director, The Drawing Studio • The late Mary Charlotte Thurtle, former executive director, Pan Left Productions • Jessica Andrews, former executive director, Arizona Theatre Company • The late Liz Bustamante, former TPAC administrator and web developer


Arts Patron: Catherene Morton • Helen and John Schaefer • Neelam Sethi • Rick  Small, Stonewall Foundation • Herb Stratford

Emerging Artist: Julie Rustad • Brian Lopez • Luis Carlos Davis

Emerging Arts Organization: Dancing in the Streets AZ • Romero House Potters

Large Business Partner: Bookmans

Small Business Partner: Creative Machines • Downtown Kitchen/Janos Wilder • Gloo Factory • Monterey Court Studio Galleries & Café • Photographic Works • Sacred Machine Museum & Curiosity Shop • Pita Jungle


Tucson Pima Arts Council

100 N Stone Ave #303

Tucson, Arizona 85701


Tucson Theatre Announcements List

Subscription information at



No comments: