OK, THIS is getting serious now folks.
The deadline for nominations for the inaugural Culture Awards is less than a week away, so if you haven't thrown your ideas of who should win what into the mix yet, then you'd better get your skates on.
Organised to recognise and celebrate the achievements of arts and cultural organisations, projects and individuals in the North-East, the ceremony will take place at Northern Stage, Newcastle, on March 26, 2007.
Awards will be given in categories including Best Event (in Northumberland, Tyneside, Sunderland, Durham and Tees Valley), Best Performance, Newcomer of the Year and Artist of the Year.
Over the past …