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8th Annual Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards
Date: February 23, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Magnus Theatre Map it
10 Algoma St S
Thunder Bay, ON
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8th Annual Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards
Friday, Feb. 23, 2018
Magnus Theatre

Red Carpet Reception: 6 - 7 pm in the Magnus Theatre
Awards Show: 7 pm
After Party: 9​ -11 pm at Red Lion Smokehouse

Winners of the 7th Annual Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards

Credit: Epica Pictures

The City of Thunder Bay's 8th Annual Arts & Heritage Awards will be held Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at Magnus Theatre, presented by Copperfin Credit Union. Red Carpet Reception in the Magnus Lounge Area begins at 6 pm. The Awards Ceremony begins at 7 pm, After Party to follow. Tickets are $40, available now at the Magnus Theatre Box Office or online at

Category Nominee
sponsored by TBShows
The Roy Coran Big Band

Thunder Bay Community Band

Visual Arts
sponsored by the Public Art Committee
Vik Wilen

Michel Dumont

Stage Performance
sponsored by Magnus Theatre
Candi Badanai

Salt Water Moon

The Magical Lamp of Aladdin

sponsored by CBC Thunder Bay
Jean E. Pendziwol

Twenty Years on Snowshoes (Anthology - Multiple Authors)

Donna White


sponsored by the Heritage Advisory Committee

World War One Thunder Bay Centennial Project

Cultural Organization

sponsored by Copperfin Credit Union

Raag Rung Music Circle

Cambrian Players

Magnus Theatre

Sleeping Giant Folk Music Society

Cultural Sponsor of the Year

sponsored by Thunder Bay CEDC

Copperfin Credit Union


Bay Credit Union

Rollason Flowers Ltd.

Urban Abbey

Fay Gleeson Dance Centre


Cultural Venue of the Year

Maple Tops Paramount Theatre

Panamania Latin Street Dancing

Red Lion Smokehouse

Cultural Festival or Event of the Year

Festival of Colours

Superior Theatre Festival


Vox Popular Media Arts Festival

Cultural Professional of the Year

sponsored by Copperfin Credit Union

Tiina Flank

Marcia Arpin

Achievement - Lifetime

sponsored by Weilers Law

Achievement - Cultural Volunteer

Achievement - Outstanding Youth

sponsored by CBC Thunder Bay

Names of the winners in these three categories will be revealed at the Awards Show

The Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards is an annual gala event organized by the City of Thunder Bay that recognizes and celebrates the influence, achievements, and support of local individuals, groups, and businesses associated with arts and heritage. Award categories represent a wide spectrum of Thunder Bay’s cultural sector from music, film, stage performance, literature, visual arts, photography and heritage to cultural organizations, venues, events, volunteers and supporters.

The Awards Show will feature performances by Café Paris, Cambrian Players' Improv Club, and an original grand finale performance commissioned exclusively for this event.

For more information:
Ash Young - Cultural Development & Events Supervisor
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