Dear Readers ... at the recent BRAVO SD AWARDS, on Monday, Jan 25th, at the SD Supervisors County Administration Building, Co-chaired by County Supervisor Dave Roberts - in addition, there were three Special Awards - the "Entertainment Diamonds", recognized and honored ... as follows:
Dr. Nicolas Reveles
Firstly, the "Educational Award" - the ADVOCATE For The ARTS, goes to Dr. Nicolas Reveles, of the SD Opera - who has led the way for opera lovers and newcomers to appreciate the music of grand opera. Nicolas Revelesis the Host of Opera News-TV.
Secondly,the Special "Entertainment Diamond" Award, went to the "Spirit of Showbiz" SD PRIDE - which, contributes to the entertainment awareness of thousands of San Diegans, and out-of-town visitors - with their annual late July, Pride Parade & Festival - now guided by our winner, Executive Director, of SD Pride ... Stephen Whitburn.
Thirdly, the Special "Entertainment Diamond" goes for Lifetime Achievements - most deservedly won by the Artistic Director of the North Coast Repertory Theatre - David Ellenstein - who has directed and/or presented over 250 productions over the past years!
We congratulate our Special Awards "Entertainment Diamonds".