Michael Hughes named Arts Citizen of the Year

Published 8:46 am Friday, January 26, 2018

 Tuesday, Michael Hughes was named Arts Citizen of the Year by the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County. He accepted the award just before the commission’s meeting Tuesday at the McKinney Center in Constitution Square. Family and friends were on hand to witness the honor, and Hughes thanks many people he said had supported and inspired him over the years. Hughes has lived in Danville all of his life and has been a leader in the development of the Soul of 2nd Street Festival and Mini Conference, as well as the establishment of the African-American Historical Society in Boyle County. He serves on the board for Pioneer Playhouse and is active as a performing musician and disc jockey. 

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