Monday, January 17, 2011

Mia Farrow 2011 Recipient of Marian Anderson Award

"Actress and activist Mia Farrow is set to be honoured for her continued dedication to human rights causes across the globe. The Rosemary’s Baby star is an outspoken campaigner for refugee causes, particularly those affecting children in war-torn areas."

The Marian Anderson Award has been created to celebrate the fundamental importance of the arts—those individuals who have used their talents for peronal artistic expresssion coupled with a commitment to the better ment of society. It is named in memory of the legendary singer and distinguished Philadelphian, Marian Anderson.

Past honorees include Richard Gere, Oprah Winfrey, Elizabeth Taylor and Harry Belafonte. The award ceremony will take place in Philadelphia, PA, this May.

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