Posts Tagged ‘chicago’


LA Hottest DJ, Valida, on Music, Being Vegan, Bunnies and The Prom

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Enjoy the podcast and video interview below, and SUBSCRIBE to Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano on iTunes and on my Youtube Channel, Elysabeth Alfano. LA Hottest DJ, Valida, joins Awesome Vegans host, Elysabeth Alfano, in her kitchen to dish on music, being vegan, bunnies, Earthlings and spinning for The Humane League’s Vegan Prom. Moby will Read more…

Moby on His Creative Process, His Life’s Work and the Vegan Prom

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Don’t forget to Subscribe to Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano on iTunes and YouTube. Awesome Vegans host Elysabeth Alfano joins incredible, Grammy-nominated artist, MOBY for an intimate conversation in his backyard. The two discussed everything from his newest album, Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt, his creative process, his life’s work for animals, being vegan Read more…

Ethan Brown, CEO of Beyond Meat

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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SUBSCRIBE to Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano on iTunes and on my Youtube Channel, Elysabeth Alfano. SUBSCRIBE! Plant-based entrepreneur extraordinaire Ethan Brown, CEO and Founder of Beyond Meat, joins me on Awesome Vegans! We discuss the future of food, the basis for plant-based meat and Ethan’s philosophy around changing the world! Beyond Meat, which boasts 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…

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…

Melissa Ayotte – glass paperweight artist

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Melissa Ayotte may have been born among glass rods and the roar of the torch, but she is no mere apprentice to her father. In fact, the same curiosities that drew her father to the art pulled her in other directions. Her interest for many years has been in psychology, understanding human motivation and behavior. Read more…

Art on Track

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Art on Track transforms an eight-car CTA train into a spectacular exhibition for galleries and artists from all over Chicago, and beyond. Each train car will showcase unprecedented feats of creative dexterity by the artists and groups selected to re-imagine this every-day space. Situated in the heart of downtown Chicago, this melting pot of ideas Read more…

“Eye” Creator, Tony Tasset

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Though trained as a painter and sculptor, Tony Tasset works in a variety of media: photography, film, video, bronze, wax, even taxidermy. This catholic approach is shaped by the conceptual foundation of his art. With intelligence and wit, Tasset engages the legacy of modernism, postmodern practice and theory, popular culture, loss, love, and ideals of Read more…