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Lt. Gov. Dardenne Hosts Louisiana Culture Awards

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is hosting the Louisiana Culture Awards honoring 17 individuals, organizations or communities making outstanding contributions to Louisiana’s culture.

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is hosting the Louisiana Culture Awards honoring 17 individuals, organizations or communities making outstanding contributions to Louisiana’s culture.

 

2014 Culture Award winners:

Cultural District Award: Downtown Lafayette Cultural District

Arts Education Award: Henry Price (Shreveport)

Arts Leadership Award: Kris Cangelosi (Baton Rouge)

Culinary Arts Award: Reconcile New Orleans

Outstanding Arts Organization: McNeese Banners Cultural Series (Lake Charles)

Artist of the Year: Wayne Amedee (New Orleans)

Folklife Heritage Award: Goldman Thibodeaux (Opelousas)

Archaeologist of the Year: R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates (New Orleans)

Main Street Award: St. Claude Main Street (New Orleans)

Preservation Education Award: J. Randolph Harelson (New Roads)

Preservation Leadership Award: A.C. Bourdier (Lake Charles)

Preservation Heritage Award: Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans

Preservationist of the Year: Jean Sayres (Shreveport)

Le Prix de la Franco-Responsabilité: Sen. Eric LaFleur (Ville Platte)

Lt. Governor’s Passion for Culture Award: Sandi Kallenberg (Shreveport)

Lt. Governor’s Passion for Culture Award: Kathe Hambrick (Donaldsonville)

George Rodrigue Lifetime Cultural Achievement Award: Sue Turner (Baton Rouge)

 

The awards ceremony will be held at  6 p.m., Tuesday, April 22 at Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St.

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