ARTSPARKLE: Mardi gras – Saturday, August 22, 2009
Please celebrate the Art Centerâ€™s 75th Anniversary this summer at ARTSPARKLE: Mardi Gras on August 22. Now in its fifth year, Artsparkle has become the party of the late summer in Indianapolis. Over 500 guests will enjoy an evening under the stars in ARTSPARK including scrumptuous food prepared by Indianapolis restaurants such as Ruth’s Chris, The Oceannaire and Daddy Jack’s along with complimentary drinks from Absolut Vodka and National Wine and Spirits, dancing and fabulous live entertainment by Buckwheat Zydeco all night long. Get a taste of the music! Check out Buckwheat Zydeco’s Throw Me Something, Mister (MP3 format).
Traditional Mardi Gras dÃ©cor and flavor will set the scene and infuse the gala with a celebratory spirit. After savoring the delicious dinner items, guests can kick up their heels to a one-of-a-kind concert by Buckwheat Zydeco on the Seybert Terrace. We’ve got a lot planned, check it out:
- 6:30-7:30 p.m. Pre-party (available with purchase of a patron ticket, $25 extra)
- 7:30 p.m. until food runs out
- 9-10:30 p.m. concert by Buckwheat Zydeco
- 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m. afterglow with DJ Paul Bunyon represented by H2H (after-party in the Art Centerâ€™s library)