Posts Tagged ‘elysabeth alfano’


Grammy Winning Saxophonist, Frank Catalano

Monday, June 26th, 2017
Frank Catalano and Elysabeth

How do you get your start in music? If you are Grammy-winning Saxophonist Frank Catalano, a gun, a stolen car, Miles Davis, a little luck and gobs of talent comes to mind. Enjoy this intimate conversation with musician-entrepreneur Frank Catalano as he explains how he got his start playing Sax in some of the coolest Read more…

Documentary Director, Steve James

Monday, June 12th, 2017
Sung Family

Are truth and justice still the American Way? Documentary filmmaker, Steve James, joins me in Los Angeles to discuss his newest feature. Best known for his Academy Award nominated film Hoop Dreams, and other films such as The Interrupters and Life Itself, James’ newest film is called Abacus, Small Enough to Jail. Over Steve’s surprise Read more…

Jean De St. Aubin and Ellen Sandor of the Gene Siskel Film Center

Friday, May 12th, 2017
Sandor and Jean de St Aubin

It might seem like it is for the glitz and the glam, but Executive Director, Jean De St. Aubin, and artist and board member, Ellen Sandor, of the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, are in it for the art! From a busy red carpet honoring Renaissance Award Read more…

David Sedaris Interview

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Fear No ART Chicago welcomes author David Sedaris for its inaugural site podcast.   Click on the podcast below to listen to host Elysabeth Alfano’s interview with Mr. Sedaris, discussing his newest book, “Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary”, his years living in Chicago and his advice for young authors. photo credit: Anne Fishbein PODCAST Listen Read more…

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

Monday, August 18th, 2014
bill rancic, psaltis me podcast

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…

Susan Messing

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

In this episode of Fear No ART Chicago, host Elysabeth Alfano goes behind the scenes with improviser Susan Messing, just minutes before her TBS Just For Laughs performance with Michael Patrick Thornton at the Annoyance Theatre. Then, in a rare, unedited interview, Elysabeth talks with Susan and Michael on the stage of the Annoyance Theatre, Read more…

Jon Langford

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Jon performs at the Jan. 30 Fear No ART presents The Dinner Party.   The Dinner Party broadcasts live the last Monday night of every month on FearNoART.tv  For more information and to be a guest in the audience of a future Dinner Party, click here. The CD/Book release party for “Skull Orchard Revisited” is a Read more…

The Huffington Post carries Fear No ART Chicago webisodes

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Did you know that THE HUFFINGTON POST carries all the of the FEAR NO ART CHICAGO webisodes and that Elysabeth Aflano blogs for THE HUFFINGTON POST?  Be sure to follow her HUFFINGTON POST blog! Share This!

Fear No ART Chicago in The Chicago Tribune’s “Sidewalks” by Rick Kogan

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Check out the fabulous article on Fear No ART Chicago in the The Chicago Tribune‘s “Sidewalks” column by the ever-wonderful Rick Kogan ( whom I refer to as the city’s Emcee). Share This!

Behind the Scenes, Filming Episode 3 with Joyce Piven and Joan Cusack

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Fear No ART Chicago airs on WTTW on March 31 @ 10 PM, April 3 @ Noon, April 6 @ 10:30 PM and April 23 @ 11:30 PM.  It also airs on WTTWPrime on April 1 @ 4 PM, April 7 @ 4:30 PM and April 9 @ 5 PM Our shoot day started at Read more…