on November 27, 2012 VIDEO: 2012 RAWards Coverage

VIDEO: 2012 RAWards Coverage

On Sunday, November 18, ArtsVegas attended the RAWards Indie Arts Award Show to cover the finalists for RAW: Las Vegas. We’ve compiled artist performances and interviews with finalists into the video below. Take 10 minutes to sit back and enjoy!

What is RAWards?

Every year RAW hosts a national competition that engages our entire community and the nation at large. Winners are honored in Los Angeles in January and receive big career boosting prizes.

Attendees of RAWards Las Vegas will be asked to contribute their vote. They’ll receive 9 votes; one for each category.The attendees look, listen, and choose their favorite. A local panel of judges will also contribute their scores.

The winner in each category will be deemed the artist of the year for Las Vegas. These local winners will go on to represent Las Vegas in the final round and be viewed and scored by our National RAWards Judges.


RAW: natural born artists is an independent arts organization, for artists, by artists.  RAW’s mission is to provide independent artists of all creative genres, with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity. RAW connects artists with one another so that they might grow together. RAW Headquarters in based in Southern California but hosts RAW events in 21 cities across the U.S per month from February-October. They also showcase their artists online via RAWartists.org

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Written by David Hardy

David Hardy

David Hardy grew up in suburban Baltimore. Most of his twenties were spent in bands. He moved to Las Vegas when he lost a bet, but ended up loving it. He is a graphic designer, professor, and dreamer. He enjoys the many lowbrow activities that this city has to offer.


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