Announcing the 2014 Big Brain Finalists
Your 2014 Big Brain Award finalists are here.
Today's the day, Phoenix. We're announcing the finalists for the 2014 Big Brain Awards.
Each spring we recognize emerging Phoenix creatives -- and over the past 10 days we've narrowed down our long list of nominations to 15 finalists in five categories.
See also: 2013 Big Brain Awards Winners Announced
During New Times' Artopia (date to be announced soon), we'll honor one winner in each of the five categories -- visual art, performing art, culinary art, design, and urban vision -- with a $500 prize.
Rancho Solano Preparatory School: Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
TicketsThu., Apr. 27, 7:00pm
Beauty and the Beast by Ballet Etudes
TicketsSat., Apr. 29, 2:00pm
Thunder From Down Under
TicketsThu., May. 4, 8:00pm
Chris Rock: Total Blackout Tour 2017
TicketsSat., May. 6, 7:00pm
Kathleen Madigan: Bothering Jesus Tour
TicketsSat., May. 13, 8:00pm
Leading up to the party, profiles of all the Big Brain finalists will run on New Times' blogs, as well as in the paper on Thursday, April 17.
And, since it's the fifth anniversary of Big Brains, we're also putting the spotlight on five established creatives who've helped make this Phoenix a better, cooler place. You might think of them as "elder statesmen"; we're calling them Urban Legends. Stay tuned for that big announcement next week.
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