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Monday, October 6, 2014

A Bright Night for the Arts Party This Thursday Night

This October is Arts & Humanities month in Evanston and there are numerous events where you can celebrate and engage in the arts. This Thursday night will be a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the arts in Evanston. The City of Evanston and the Evanston Arts Council created a program where the arts will be celebrated and honored in a fun and creative way. Join the event to learn more about innovative arts programs in Evanston and participate in a silent auction featuring works by Evanston artists. See more info below

Dear Arts Enthusiasts,

As of today, more than 150 people have RSVP'd for our "Bright Night for the Arts" event on October 9th.  It's so exciting. Please join us for this inaugural event!

It is a pleasure to announce that the recipients of the Mayor's Awards for the Arts (presented at the event) will be etc. Music School and Jack Weiss.

“A Bright Night for the Arts” program features:

Remarks and Awards:
The Honorable Elizabeth Tisdahl
Bright Spot presenters:
  • Ines Sommers, Percolator Films
  • Michael O’Mara, etc. Music School
  • Emily Campbell, SITE Festival
  • Andy Ludington, Web Sci-Fi
  • Michael Miro, Mudlark Theatre
Evanston Auction Artists:
  • Alice George
  • Joann Rea
  • Jennifer Presant
  • Amy Woodbury
  • Sarah Kaiser
  • Katherine Orr
  • Alfonso Nieves Ruiz
  • Ted Glasoe
  • Verna Todd
Menu catered by International Café:

  • Spanakopita braised spinach feta phyllo
  • Mini beef Wellingtons with horseradish dipping
  • Pan seared mini crab cakes with Old Bay mayonnaise
  • Bacon wrapped dates with roasted red pepper puree
  • Vegetable egg roll spicy chinese mustard
  • Fresh fruit and cheese tray
  • Vegetable and dip tray
  • Bruschetta-tomato basil mozzarella
Sweets and Temptations
  • Brownie bites
  • Fresh brewed Starbucks coffee reg and decaf
  • Assorted cold beverages
  • Mixed nuts
  • Beer and wine
Thank you to the following organizations, who will be in attendance:
  • Next Theatre
  • Evanston Arts Council
  • Evanston Chamber of Commerce
  • Evanston Art Center
  • Dance Center of Evanston
  • North Shore Visitor and Convention Bureau
  • Evanston Public Art Committee
  • Piccolo Theatre
  • Sommer Filmworks
  • Northlight Theatre
  • Mudlark Theater
  • Etc. School
  • Northwestern University
  • Open Studios Evanston
  • Evanston City Council
  • City of Evanston Department Managers
  • North Shore Choral Society
  • Evanston Dance Ensemble
  • The Honorable Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl
  • Evanston Community Foundation
  • Actor’s Gymnasium
  • Woman’s Club of Evanston
  • Evanston Arts Council’s Arts and Business Committee
  • Block Museum
  • Y.O.U.
  • Fleetwood Jourdain Theatre
  • Light Opera Works
  • Evanston Design
You don't want to miss this special event.  You can still purchase your tickets here.

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