'Silver Wings' lands at Green Bay and McCormick

Evanston's Public Art Committee dedicated a 15-foot-tall stainless-steel sculpture called "Silver Wings" at the intersection of Green Bay Road and McCormick Boulevard Sunday to mark the close of the city's Arts Week. Details from the Daily Northwestern.

Try a dance class at Ridgeville Park District's Studio 908

Introducing dance classes @ Ridgeville Park District's
Studio 908

with Lanita Joseph

Lanita Joseph is the founder and artistic director of Forces of Nature. She has an apprenticeship with Joel Hall Dancers, and has choreographed different shows around the country from Chicago to L.A. She works in the After School Matters program, and teaches dance at The Camp of Dreams.

Arts Week Evanston 2006 starts Oct. 6

We may call it Arts Week, but it's really 10 days packed with exciting ways to celebrate the arts in Evanston.

From Oct. 6-15, the city will come alive with the vibrancy of the arts in all their many and diverse forms. From theater performances to barbershop singing, shadow puppet shows to poetry readings, open rehearsals to Plein Air painting, there will be activities and events for all ages. Many are free.

Evanston Children's Theatre holds auditions

The Evanston Children's Theatre will hold auditions Sept. 5-7 for its
upcoming show "Fairy Tale Courtroom."

Open to Evanston youth ages 10-14 living in zip codes 60201 and 60202,
the auditions are 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 5, and Thursday, Sept. 7,
at the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave. In addition, auditions will be
held 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Center,
1655 Foster St.

No appointments are required for the auditions; just arrive no later
than 6:30 p.m. The cast fee is $100.

Home-grown artists sought

The city is seeking additional artists to participate in a special event this fall at the Evanston Farmers' Market.

Called Home-Grown Artists, the program invites artists who live or work in the city to display their works in any medium at the market, which runs from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on three Saturdays, Sept. 23 and 30 and Oct. 7.

There's a $50 per week fee and a limit of 18 artists per week.

An application form is attached. For more information, contact Emily Guthrie at 847-867-4826 or [email protected].