Native arts holiday bazaar at Mitchell Museum

Native American artisans from throughout the Chicago area and beyond will be exhibiting and selling their work at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian's Native Arts Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 3, from noon to 4 p.m., at the museum, 2600 Central Park Ave. (at Central Street) in northwest Evanston.

'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.