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The Texas Cultural Trust Council is taking nominations for the 2009 Texas Medal of Arts Awards until January 15. If you think you (or someone you know) have made a remarkable contribution to the Texas arts scene, fill out a nominee form here.

Winners will be honored in an award ceremony next April. The categories are: Architecture, Arts Education, Arts Patron (Individual, Corporation, or Foundation), Craft, Dance, Folk Arts, Lifetime Achievement, Literary Arts, Media/Multi-Media (Television or film), Music, Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts.

Remember, the deadline is January 15, so get on it. – Olivia Flores Alvarez

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

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