Facebook43Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by City of OlympiaHelp us honor musical legacies in our community!The Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation Department and the Olympia Arts Commission need your help to posthumously honor musicians who have significantly contributed to music growth in the area or made a name for Olympia, through artistic design and a music performance series at up to three sidewalk sites in downtown Olympia.Citizens are asked to submit names of deceased local musicians who has been pivotal in the musical growth of the Olympia community. Commissioners are looking for musicians to honor who meet the following criteria:Are deceased.Was born or has lived (10+ years), and has had a significant connection with the Olympia area.Pivotal in the musical growth of the Olympia community.Accessible to the public.Contributed to vitality of Olympia’s music scene.History of musical achievement.Respected by peers.Has made a significant contribution to music.Honored by local musicians and aficionados for his/her contribution to the community.With his or her passing, left a lasting legacy that will forever be remembered.The City’s ability to establish positive communication with family or estate of the musician.Consideration of diverse styles of music.SUBMISSIONSSubmittals are REQUIRED to include the following information:Musician suggestionWhy should this musician be honoredYour name and contact informationNames must be submitted by 5:00pm on April 30 and be based on the criteria specified above. Names will be accepted by email at [email protected] or mail/drop at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia 98501.PUBLIC HEARINGThe Olympia Arts Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday May 14, at 6:00 pm at Olympia City Hall, 604 4th Ave. E, Room 112. The public is encouraged to attend. For special accommodations, please contact Stephanie Johnson at 360.709.2678.