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2015 Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame at UNLV

When

Mar. 3, 2015, 5:30pm to 8:45pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Ballroom

Description

Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame at UNLV

The Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame at UNLV was founded in 2003 to honor past and present residents of Southern Nevada who have made a significant impact in the areas of visual arts, performing arts and/or architecture.

Each year inductees are presented with The Sidney Award, named for Academy Award-winning director and Las Vegas resident George Sidney who was posthumously inducted in to the inaugural Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame at UNLV in 2003. Sidney, a three-time Academy Award-winning director and producer, worked with such legends as Tony Curtis, Frank Sinatra, Clark Gable, Howard Keel, Ann-Margret, and Lana Turner. He directed great films such as "Anchors Aweigh," "Show Boat," "Kiss Me Kate," "Viva Las Vegas," and "Annie Get Your Gun."

2015 inductees are:

  • Keith G. Boman, M.D., arts advocate
  • Gary Nelson, director
  • Paul Curtis Steelman, architect
  • Jack A. Rappaport, Dean's Medal recipient
  • Joe Aldridge '79, 2014 College of Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year, associate professor/director of entertainment & engineering design program

Contact Information

College of Fine Arts
Lori Slinn
702-895-2455

Event Sponsor

College of Fine Arts