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 into the inaugural Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame at UNLV in 2003. Sidney directed such great films as "Anchors Aweigh," "Show Boat," "Kiss Me Kate," "Viva Las Vegas," and "Annie Get Your Gun."
This years inductees are:
- Tim Bavington, artist
- Sue Kim, vocalist/musician of The Kim Sisters
- Joe Williams (posthumously), jazz vocalist
- June T. Brennan, dean's medal recipient
- Ronnie Vannucci, College of Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year, drummer for The Killers
Cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and induction ceremony at 6:45 p.m.