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Published on January 24th, 2018 | by Brittain Thompson


Oxford Day for Art Awards Winners

The inaugural Oxford Day for Art Awards were held last night at 8 pm at The Powerhouse. The awards acted as both a fundraiser for the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council and to celebrate the community that keeps Oxford full of culture. There was art exhibited in the main room and stage performances from Theatre Oxford as well as Hinge Dance Company

This year featured eight awards withs winner consisting of familiar and not-so-familiar names. Check out the full list below and make sure to be there for next year’s Oxford for Art.

For Contributions in Visual Arts:
The Powerhouse

For Contributions in Festivals:
Oxford Film Festival

For Contributions in Visual & New Media:
Living Music Resource

For Contributions in Literature:
Beth Ann Fennelly

For Contributions in Staged Performance:
LMR: Masterclass

For Contributions in Visual Arts:
Melanie Munns

For Contributions in Music Performance:
Damien Wash

For Contributions in Promotion of LOU as an Arts Community:
Thacker Mountain Radio

Be sure to check out all the winners and the work they do in the Oxford arts community. Congratulations to everyone who took home an award and we hope to see all of you and more there next year. The Local Voice Ligature

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Brittain was an associate editor of The Local Voice from 2015-2018, ex-journalism student, and bad noise maker from the highway town of Brandon, Mississippi.

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