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    Laurie Anderson & Dawn Upshaw Win Prizes

    Laurie Anderson has been awarded the 2007 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize—which includes a $300,000 cash award—for her outstanding contribution to the arts. To learn more about this prestigious honor, visit nytimes.com.

    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has named Dawn Upshaw among the 2007 recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship. Known as the "genius award," the fellowship recognizes exceptional creativity and continued promise with a five-year grant totaling $500,000. The Foundation singled out Upshaw for "stretching the boundaries of operatic and concert singing and enriching the landscape of contemporary performance through her advocacy of established and emerging composers." Visit the MacArthur Foundation website at macfound.org for more information.

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Laurie Anderson & Dawn Upshaw Win Prizes

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Laurie Anderson has been awarded the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize for her outstanding contribution to the arts. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has named Dawn Upshaw among the recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship. Known as the "genius award," the fellowship recognizes exceptional creativity and continued promise.

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Laurie Anderson has been awarded the 2007 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize—which includes a $300,000 cash award—for her outstanding contribution to the arts. To learn more about this prestigious honor, visit nytimes.com.

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has named Dawn Upshaw among the 2007 recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship. Known as the "genius award," the fellowship recognizes exceptional creativity and continued promise with a five-year grant totaling $500,000. The Foundation singled out Upshaw for "stretching the boundaries of operatic and concert singing and enriching the landscape of contemporary performance through her advocacy of established and emerging composers." Visit the MacArthur Foundation website at macfound.org for more information.

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