Fearless Radio Mentions 3rd Episode

March 25th, 2011

Discover the Artist Behind the Art on WTTW – Rare Joan Cusack Interview!

fear no art chicago In this 3rd episode, join host Elysabeth Alfano and go behind the scenes of the Piven Theatre Workshop with veteran actresses Joan Cusack ( in a rare interview) and Joyce Piven, discover the passion of puppeteer Blair Thomas and get homey with artist Tony Fitzpatrick.

In a touching, funny and emotional interview, Joan discusses the importance and influence of Joyce Piven on her life and career.  Blair shows us the intimate world of puppets and Tony takes us through the early inspirations for his work and his current obsessions.

Air times on WTTW11 are:

March 31 @ 10 PM,
April 4 @ Noon,
April 6 @ 10:30 PM and
April 23 @ 11:30 PM

Air times on WTTW Prime are:

April 1 @ 4 PM,
April 7 @ 4:30 PM and
April 9 @ 5 PM.

Public screening party will take place at the LH Selman Gallery, 410 S. Michigan Ave, 2nd fl, 6 – 8 PM on March 29.  Rsvp necessary.

Fear No Art Chicago takes the viewer behind the scenes, where the public is never allowed, to discover what is involved, mistakes and all, in making of sculpture, painting, fashion, music, theater, and food of all types in the back studios, kitchens and stages of Chicago’s artists. This off-the cuff, high energy, witty arts show is both fresh and exciting, bringing a new take on the Chicago arts scene to WTTW.

Photos and DVDs available upon request.

The underwriters for Fear No Art Chicago are Columbia College, LH Selman Gallery – fine glass paperweights, Disaster Planning and Response Art Rescue and Chicago Art Leasing.

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