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Graphic Novelist, Chris Ware

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Host of Fear No ART, Elysabeth Alfano, sits down with acclaimed graphic novelist, Chris Ware, in his home library to get a sense for the mind behind the masterful artist. Chris Ware was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1967. He moved to San Antonio Texas at 16 and went to the University of Texas in Read more…

Musician Glen Hansard on Love, Music and Playing with Bono

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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  Academy Award winning singer-songwriter Glen Hansard sits down at The Hideout with Fear No ART host, Elysabeth Alfano, and opens up about his early days as a street musician, his experience with Marketa Irglova on the film, Once, connecting with an audience and the creative process of songwriting.   Hansard quit school at age Read more…

Sizzle Reel

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
Evanston YMCA. 5/28/15Charles Osgood Photography

What funny stories, inspirational insights, die-hard opinions and social commentaries do celebs have to share from their road to success? Host Elysabeth Alfano brings together 3 influencers who don’t know each other (celebs, athletes, musicians, politicians, comedians, etc.) and a prominent chef who cooks for them, everyone in the live audience and everyone watching live Read more…

National Geographic Photographer, Paul Nicklen

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Interview starts at :27 Paul Nicklen uses his camera to reveal the nature of a world melting away under human-induced global warming. Now more than ever we need to focus on the environment. With no time to lose, Paul gives us one simple tip that we can all do right now to help save our Read more…

Joel Murray & Curtis Armstrong

Saturday, December 10th, 2016
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Joel Murray and Curtis Armstrong dish with me on acting, directing, starting out, advice for young actors, what it means to be a nerd, marriage tips, Wrigley Field and favorite snacks. And, over some great nerd food and Tequila Old Fashioned Cocktails, Joel also does some fun imitations of his famed brothers, actor and Caddyshack Read more…

Stone Temple Pilots: Robert & Dean DeLeo

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Margaret Cho

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016
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What does funny girl Margaret Cho have to say…well, just about everything! Over great food from Cavatina Restaurant at the Sunset Marquis and a Sol y Mar Tequila Cocktail courtesy of Wansas, Margaret and I dish on morality on the internet, advice from Amy Schumer and Jerry Seinfeld re: internet trolls, Aretha Franklin & Carole Read more…

Billy Corgan

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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An in-depth, warm and thoughtful discussion with Smashing Pumpkins frontman, Billy Corgan and host of The Dinner Party To Go podcast, Elysabeth Alfano about the state of Rock ‘n’ Roll, the creative process and the appeal of his new wrestling league. Share This!

Russell Simmons

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Top Chef Fabio Viviani

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Who knew you could get so many life tips from Top Chef Fabio Viviani: He would rather be dead than stupid, and things have to make him happy, healthy or money or he won’t do it. Sounds good to me! Plus, he gives critical tips on cooking pasta… Listen below to the podcast and watch Read more…