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Evanston Made closes next week

Evanston Made is ending next week, but not without a plethora of events for you to peruse the fabulous art in this month-long event. The organizers are making sure you still have opportunities to visit the venues you may have missed earlier this month. On Wednesday, June 26, the filmmakers of SIDE/Lot will be at […]

Fun at the Artem Trunk Show

From my view, it looks like Evanston Made had a bigger turnout than last year. 110 artists were represented on the map, and stop #17, Artem Pop Up Gallery, had plenty of visitors. We ran out of print maps long before the allotted 5 pm tour end, and several people found us through the google […]

Evanston Made Pop Up Shop

Phew, what a week it has been! On Wednesday I helped set up the Evanston Made pop up shop at the Evanston Art Center, and the shop and exhibit were both packed during Friday’s opening party. The group show is amazing, and worth a perusal. Several artists already had red dots early in the night, […]

Evanston Made at Artem Pop Up Gallery

On Saturday a plethora of local artists will open their studios to offer a glimpse at their methodology and creative habitats to the public. This once-a-year event is a wonderful way to get to know Evanston better and appreciate the creativity that abounds in our city. I don’t want to make anyone climb three flights […]

Evanston Made Kicks off May 31

I am so excited for this upcoming weekend! I am tagging and preparing ornaments and stakes to be part of the month-long pop up shop at the Evanston Art Center in conjunction with Evanston Made. On Friday, May 31, the Evanston Art Center will be teeming with local artists and their friends for the Evanston […]

Evanston Made Mixer the first

It’s been a wonderfully social few weeks for me, with Evanston Made being a key theme. 1100 Florence hosted the very first Evanston Made Member mixer, which gave us an overview of membership and allowed us to network amongst ourselves. I met new-to-me artists and also interacted with those I had met at prior Evanston […]

Black History Exhibits

It is black history month, and there are many fabulous exhibits and showcases to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the U.S. economy and cultural landscape. Thanks to the internet many black voices are amplified and more historic figures uncovered. My recent visit to Caravans of Gold had me wondering how far back colonialists […]

Main-Dempster Wonderland

After immersing myself in Chapter 1 of Alice in Wonderland, I was eager to see the Alice ambulatory play by Upended Productions. Alice performances are from September 22 to October 21, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays beginning at 1:00pm (tours leave in 15-minute intervals).
 All tours leave from August LaCapra State Farm, 829 Chicago Avenue, which is […]

Making A Rabbit Hole for Alice

A month ago I was asked if I wanted to participate in an Alice in Wonderland themed project. How could I possibly say no? So I set about creating a piece for the current Alice production happening on the Main-Dempster Mile. Alice is an ambulatory, multi-disciplinary theatrical experience. The audience, traveling in groups of 15, follows […]

Evanston Made Sip & Shop

Clearly June is the month everyone wants to frolic and play. On Thursday, Evanston Made is hosting the Evanston Made Sip & Shop at the Evanston Art Center. This all-women event is held from 6 to 8 pm on June 28 at 1717 Central Street in Evanston. We became poster ladies from last year’s event. […]