Friday, November 23, 2012

Barrie Arts Awards 2012

This year's Barrie Arts Awards were held at the Southshore Centre with live performances by Sanderson School of Highland Dance, fiddler and step dancer Stephanie Cadman, singer Samantha Windover, Poet Laureate Dr. Bruce Meyer and Zeus.

Local fusion belly dancer Cassandra Fox received the award for Emerging Artist. Company ED Sarah Lochhead and Cassandra both teach at Orillia Dance Academy.


Sarah Lochhead and Cassandra Fox / Photo courtesy of Cassandra Fox

Sarah was short listed for both the Emerging Artist and Excellence in the Arts awards totalling four nominations is two years across three categories of the awards.

Sarah's dress seen above was handmade by local fashion designer Alana Sproule and is part of her new line available at Awkward Stage.


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