"Rent" Actress Dawson to Be Honored by Americans for the Arts

News   "Rent" Actress Dawson to Be Honored by Americans for the Arts
 
Americans for the Arts will honor Rosario Dawson and Robert Redford at the non-profit organization's annual dinner on Oct. 5 in Manhattan.

The 45-year-old organization, which seeks to advance the arts in America and produces events to raise arts awareness, will honor actor and director Redford with the Lifetime Achievement Award, while Dawson will be presented with the Young Artist Award, according to Variety. Additional honors to be presented include the Kitty Carlisle Hart Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Arts to Salman Rushdie, the Artistic Excellence Award to artist Ed Ruscha, the Frederick R. Weisman Award for Philanthropy in the Arts to Sidney Harman and the Corporate Citizenship in the Arts Award to Bank of America executive Anne Finucane.

The Americans for the Arts presentations will take place at the Cipriani on Wall Street. Visit ArtsUSA.

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