Community members are invited to celebrate Evanston’s vibrant arts community at the 3rd annual “A Bright Night for the Arts” event on Thursday, , 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Rotary International Building, 3rd Floor Atrium and Auditorium, 1560 Sherman Ave., in Evanston. October 6
Tickets are $25 in advance and are available online at
abrightnightforthearts3.splashthat.com. If space is available, tickets may be purchased at the door.
The event, sponsored by the Evanston Arts Council, will include:
A mix-n-mingle cocktail hour with tasty bites, wine and great conversation;
A video montage tribute to Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl for her support for the arts during her tenure as mayor;
Three “Bright Spot” presentations – short, dynamic presentations of exciting or innovative projects that took place during the year;
Presentation of the Mayor’s Awards for the Arts for one individual and one organization who have made great impact through the arts;
A poetry slam by an award-winning high school student;
A photo-rich overview of the past year in the arts in Evanston.
Attendees are invited to share their experience with friends on social media by using the hashtag #BrightNight3.
For more information about the event or the Mayor’s Award for the Arts, please contact Cultural Arts Coordinator Jennifer Lasik at
847-859-7835 or firstname.lastname@example.org.