ICCA’s Annual Meeting, Celebration of the Arts, featured keynote speaker John Richard, an independent documentary filmmaker, video producer and photographer living in Iowa City, Iowa. For his keynote address at Celebration Of The Arts, Richard showed clips from the film, Saving Brinton, talked about the project, and what it is like to work as a film maker in the region.
ICCA’s Annual Awards were presented to local outstanding organizations and cultural advocates. The Collaboration Award recognized Old Creamery Theatre with Cedar Rapids Community School District, Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, Coralville Parks and Recreation Department, Starlighters II Theatre, Washington Community Theatre for collaborating together on Camp Creamery, a week-long workshop for children ages 7 and up who are interested in getting a hands-on theatre experience.
The Reaching Out Award recognized Summer of the Arts with Iowa City Pride for collaborating on multiple projects including a sponsored movie screenings, a joint play production, and joint fundraising events.
The Larry Eckholt Award, sponsored by Think Iowa City, was presented to Steve Semken of Ice Cube Press. The Peggy Whitworth Award was presented to Dennis Green of KCCK. These two annual awards recognize cultural advocates for their commitment to the Corridor’s arts and culture community.
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