Congrats to all these talented folks in the running for the 2012 Genius Award! More photos after the jump...
Shortlist for Art
Shortlist for Music
Shortlist for Literature
*Not pictured, Kary Wayson*
Shortlist for Film
Shortlist for Theater
*Not pictured, Keri Healey, with apologies*
Thanks to all the attendees, former Genius recipients, and Mayor Mike McGinn for coming...
... and thanks to BAKED. for this year's mmm-mmm delicious cakes! More at custombakedcakes.com