On Monday, April 25, the Saint Louis Visionary Awards for Women in the Arts celebrated the accomplishments of six local arts leaders who are building a vibrant St. Louis community. With over 400 attendees, the night consisted of inspirational speeches, a congratulatory reception (featuring the infamous Viz Fizz), and original performances by Alicia Graf Mack, former lead dancer at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and Karin Bliznik, principal trumpet at the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. The 2016 Honorees were: Denise Thimes, Phoebe Dent Weil, Sabina England, Priscilla Block, De Andrea Nichols, and Stacy West.