Projects and Events

For a complete listing of current events in Grand Island/Hall County, go to these websites
: Grand Island/Hall County Convention and Visitors Bureau; 
Grand Island Independent; Your Ticket Page; 
Hall County High School Events; go to the School section

Annual Arts
Awards Invitation
Arts Awards
Entry Form

The Moonshell Annual Arts Award Banquet

The month long “April is for the Arts” celebration is the Moonshell Art Awards Banquet. The city of Grand Island and Hall County proclaim that the arts and humanities contribute to the betterment of the community and enrich daily lives.
 The Moonshell event was inaugurated to honor individuals, businesses and organizations for their exemplary leadership on behalf of the arts in Hall County. The Annual Award Banquet evening includes a reception and dinner for the award recipients and the presentation of the awards.
 Moonshell is seeking nomination for their art awards. The awards recognize excellence in the arts and humanities by honoring outstanding individuals and organizations whose contributions have positively impacted the quality of life in Hall County.

Eligible candidates should live, work, perform or show in Hall County. Their accomplishments characterized by passion, service, dedication, talent, creativity or innovation in one of the following categories;
Patron of the Arts Award – Individual or organization that through leading, attending, promoting or sponsoring supports the arts.
 Event or Performance Award – Community-wide performing arts production by local organization, school or individual.
 Literary Award – Writer, promoter or supporter of literacy and literature.
Larry Maupin Education Award – Organization or individual in education that through years of dedication and service increases students’ arts awareness and participation.
Outstanding Visual Artist or Performance Award – Individual or organization for an outstanding show, performances or body of work.
Arts & Humanities Project Award – Committee, organization or individual that has contributed to historical preservation and heritage, community arts enrichment or architectural integrity.

JUNIOR CATEGORIES: 
Event/Performance Award and/or Outstanding Artist Award – Individual youth, youth organization or youth production for outstanding show, performances or body of work. 

All nominations must be received by February 15, 2010. Selections will be made by a panel of Moonshell Council members representing various disciplines as well as past award recipients. 2010 award winners will be announced via the media in late February or early March.

Please contact Moonshell Arts and Humanities Council if you have questions regarding the nomination process. Watch the Independent for nomination forms or find them on-line at http://www.moonshell.org. Past award recipients can also be found on the web site.

Grand Island Concert Association upcoming events

For Ticket Info, etc click here. The Harry James Orchestra 
Thursday, April 15, 2010 – 7:30 p.m.
The Girl Singers of the Hit Parade 
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 – 7:30 p.m.

Grand Island Little Theater upcoming events
For Ticket Info, etc click here http://www.githeater.org
You Can’t Take it With You
April 16 – 18 and 23 – 25, 2010 
For times & ticket info click on the link below


Heartland Events Center upcoming events


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