Spike Lee awarded 2008 Wexner Prize

Tue, Feb 12, 2008

Spike Lee awarded the 2008 Wexner Prize
(left to right, Abigail Wexner, Spike Lee, E. Gordon Gee, President, The Ohio State University, Sherri Geldin, Director, Wexner Center for the Arts)


Filmmaker Spike Lee visited Columbus earlier this week, not only to accept the Wexner Prize at a private reception Monday night, but also to meet with Ohio State and area university students, the local media, and for a public conversation with author and musician James McBride. A scheduled gathering with nearly 1,500 area high school students was unfortunately canceled due to a snow day, but will be rescheduled. Click here to see photos from all Prize events while Mr. Lee was in town.

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