RAW Orlando RAWards Semi-Finals at The Abbey on November 8

RAW:natural born artists is an independent arts organization with branches throughout the country. They are hosting their 2012 RAWards for the Indie Arts, and on November 8, will hold the Orlando semi-finals.


There are several categories of competition, including:

  • RAW:CITY Filmmaker of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Fashion Designer of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Musician(s) of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Visual Artist of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Photographer of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Hairstylist of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Makeup Artist of the Year
  • RAW:CITY Performing Artist of the Year

The show takes place at The Abbey (100 S. Eola Dr), and both the local community and a panel of judges will decide who goes on to the Finals on November 18, 2012. Scores and votes will be tallied that evening and announced live at the end of the showcase.

The national RAWards winners receive big career boosting prizes like distribution, store placement, studio time, gallery placement and consultation with industry executives and professionals.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. To purchase or for more information, visit rawartists.org/orlando.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida, and is head editor/writer at TheDisneyBlog.com. She's lived in Orlando near Walt Disney World since 1995, and still finds there's so much fun to be had in Central Florida.
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