ANCHORAGE - The Rasmuson Foundation has awarded more than $200,000 to 29 writers, composers and artists in Alaska.
The grants were announced Tuesday at a ceremony at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts in Anchorage. Composer John Luther Adams of Fairbanks received $25,000 with the annual Distinguished Artist Award.
Since it was created in 1995 the foundation has given nearly $1.5 million to promote Alaska culture.
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