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Giuliana and Bill Rancic and Chef Psaltis of RPM Steak on The Dinner Party To Go Podcast

Monday, August 18th, 2014
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On this second podcast of “The Dinner Party To Go”, I speak with Giuliana and Bill Rancic and Chef Doug Psaltis at RPMSteak and at Taste of the Nation. Over Tuna & Avocado Poke, Sweet Corn Agnolotti, and Baba au Rhum we talk about being focused, never giving up, what makes a successful restaurant and Read more…

Drinks Before Dinner

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Elysabeth Alfano

and with     host the first event in a Salon Series   “DRINKS BEFORE DINNER”   Host of the popular, monthly live streaming show, The Dinner Party, Elysabeth Alfano invites two Chicago celebrities to join in casual conversation and “Drinks Before Dinner” at Allium Restaurant of Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. Comedian and Vocalo host, Read more…

Architect Jordan Mozer

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
Portrait by Eliza Mozer

Get your tix for the February 17th Dinner Party.   Http://citywinery.com/chicago/fear-no-art-presents-the-dinner-party-2-17.html Stanley Tigerman called him “a Renaissance man.” Justin Henderson described him as “visionary, idiosyncratic and utterly original”, “a poet, an artist and a maker of magic” and “a springboard into the realm of architecture as art.” Sleeper Magazine referred to him as “one of the Read more…

Resident Choreographer for Ballet Chicago, Ted Seymour

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

      John Manion is the chef for the April 1, 2013 Dinner Party at Chicago City winery, featuring guests Frank Orrall of Poi Dog Pondering, Peggy MacNamara, the only artist in residence at the Field Museum, and Brian Babylon, comedian and host on Vocalo.org. The opening act is Ted Seymour, resident choreographer at Read more…

Chris Ware

Friday, May 18th, 2012

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…

SNL’s Nora Dunn on Lorne Michaels & Warren Beaty

Friday, May 4th, 2012
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http://youtu.be/xEtdsYFdCQE Oh, this was a good one! Nora Dunn kept us in stitches, Peach Carr showed us her fashions and Lane Alexander danced his heart out. Paul Kahan gave us heavenly food and joined in the conversation. Rosemary Fanti document everything through her fashion illustration, Michael O’Briant’s paintings donned the set, and BAM! was the Read more…

Fashion Designer, Peach Carr

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Peach Carr will be on the April 30th Fear No ART presents The Dinner Party.  Buy tix here. Peach Carr stepped into the spotlight when she stepped onto the runway on the 2008 season of Project Runway.  Tim Gunn said he designs were “country club chic”, Peach has designed a line of tennis wear that will take a lady from tennis Read more…

DRAFT

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Its a new year and time for new things.  As you may know, THE DINNER PARTY launches this January 30th.   However, I am also launching a new monthly blog giving a small panoramic overview of what is going on each month.  Due to only so many hours in a day and a limited staff, what Read more…

Highlight from the Feb. 27 Dinner Party

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

A little bit of soul.  A little bit of contemporary dance.  A little bit of Second City.  And a little bit of Tru Restaurant elegance.  WOW! What a night on Fear No ART presents The Dinner Party.  Soul singer JC Brooks, Luna Negra choreographer Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Second City Director Billy Bungeroth (also lead guitarist Read more…

Soul Singer JC Brooks

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

JC Brooks joins host Elysabeth Alfano for the February 27th Fear No ART presents The Dinner Party at Chicago’s Mayne Stage