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CICELY TYSON TO RECEIVE RIIFF's 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award

 

 

Cicely3• LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTATION & RECEPTION
An Afternoon Soiree with Guest of Honor: Cicely Tyson

Friday, August 11th, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Providence Performing Arts Center, Weybosset Street, Providence

Meet the 2006 recipient of the RIIFF Lifetime Achievement Award: Cicely Tyson at this special afternoon soiree held in the restored grande lobby of the Providence Performing Arts Centers; one of the crown jewels in the capital city. Ms. Tyson was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance in Sounder (1972); she has also won two Emmy Awards for Best Actress (The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman) and Outstanding Supporting Actress (Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All). Meet, mingle and discover the legendary Ms. Tyson whose work has touched millions. Catering by Venda Ravioli, wine by Newport Vineyards.