Posts Tagged ‘elysabeth alfano’


Top Chef Rebecca LaMalfa on Cooking at Thanksgiving, Junk Food and Favorite Home Meals

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Looking for ideas for Thanksgiving?  Top Chef Rebecca LaMalfa dishes with me on being a chef during Thanksgiving, some cooking tips, junk food and being married to Michelin-star chef.   We would like to give a special thank you to the sponsors of The Celebrity Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano podcast series. Want to align Read more…

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…

Busting the Myths of the Gallery World, Art Dealer Aron Packer

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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I head back to my roots as a gallery owner and sit down with one of Chicago’s leading art dealers, Aron Packer of Aron Packer Projects (http://AronParckerProjects.com). From WGN Radio, Aron and I chat about what makes a successful gallery and the oddity of both artists and collectors. Plus, we bust the myths of gallery Read more…

Jazz Vocalist Kurt Elling

Monday, August 21st, 2017
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In an intimate corner of Chicago’s Third Coast Café, Grammy Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Kurt Elling shared his thoughts on jazz, spirituality, the creative work process and being in the moment.  Grab a snack and belly up as Kurt has some powerful things to say about the life of an artist and life on the Read more…

Soulful Sounds of Nicholas Barron

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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To know him is to love him…and I do!  Grab a snack and listen up, as I dish on life, love and music with blues musician, Nicholas Barron.   Plus, he stirs up a song or two that you won’t want to miss! Share This!

Grammy Winning Saxophonist, Frank Catalano

Monday, June 26th, 2017
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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
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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
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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…