Join special guest Yo-Yo Ma to celebrate Illinois' robust cultural sector at the Voices of a Creative State luncheon May 17 at the Hilton Chicago. Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin will receive the first “Citizen Advocate” Award recognizing civic leadership, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel serves as an honorary chairman. A brief networking reception kicks off at 11:30 a.m., followed by the luncheon starting at noon. Tickets are $150 at the "friend" level and $350 for "advocates," and full tables can be bought as well.