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    Laurie Anderson Wins APAP Award for Achievement in Performing Arts
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    Laurie Anderson has received the Award of Merit for Achievement in Performing Arts from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). The 60th Annual APAP Awards Ceremony and Luncheon took place Monday at the New York Hilton Midtown and is part of APAP|NYC 2017, the association's 60th annual conference and of performing arts professionals.

    Honorees are nominated from by colleagues in the field; winners are selected by a panel of national arts leaders and arts presenters, and APAP presents the awards. Also honored this year were Michael Alexander, executive director of Grand Performances and Mary Rose Lloyd, director of Artistic Programming at The New Victory Theater.

    "It is exciting to come together each year to celebrate our collective achievements and the contributions of individuals who make a difference on behalf of the performing arts field,“ said Mario Garcia Durham, president and CEO of APAP. "These recipients inspire and motivate our field to continue to grow and change, showing the strength and influence the arts can have in our communities, schools and cultural landscapes, and how important and influential the arts can be."

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Laurie Anderson Wins APAP Award for Achievement in Performing Arts

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Laurie Anderson has received the Award of Merit for Achievement in Performing Arts from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). The 60th Annual APAP Awards Ceremony and Luncheon took place in NYC on Monday as part of APAP|NYC 2017, the association's 60th annual conference of performing arts professionals. "These recipients inspire and motivate our field to continue to grow and change," APAP President and CEO Mario Garcia Durham says of the honorees, "showing the strength and influence the arts can have in our communities, schools and cultural landscapes, and how important and influential the arts can be."

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Laurie Anderson has received the Award of Merit for Achievement in Performing Arts from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). The 60th Annual APAP Awards Ceremony and Luncheon took place Monday at the New York Hilton Midtown and is part of APAP|NYC 2017, the association's 60th annual conference and of performing arts professionals.

Honorees are nominated from by colleagues in the field; winners are selected by a panel of national arts leaders and arts presenters, and APAP presents the awards. Also honored this year were Michael Alexander, executive director of Grand Performances and Mary Rose Lloyd, director of Artistic Programming at The New Victory Theater.

"It is exciting to come together each year to celebrate our collective achievements and the contributions of individuals who make a difference on behalf of the performing arts field,“ said Mario Garcia Durham, president and CEO of APAP. "These recipients inspire and motivate our field to continue to grow and change, showing the strength and influence the arts can have in our communities, schools and cultural landscapes, and how important and influential the arts can be."

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Laurie Anderson: APAP Award, January 9, 2017

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