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A Chicago native, Elysabeth has been living and breathing the arts for all of her life. Born to parents who were odd collectors and dedicated art enthusiasts, she went on to study art history and fashion in Paris and Florence. She returned to Chicago and owned an international art gallery, stretching her arts connections beyond the visual arts to all arts communities throughout the city. Having the itch to create herself, she worked in the Chicago fashion industry, designing and producing textiles in her own accessories business, while expanding her contacts into the design and fashion community. Ms. Alfano taught Graduate and Undergraduate classes in Marketing For the Visual Artists at Columbia College, and has freelanced on various arts projects, including writing art reviews and artist consulting.

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A Chicago native, Elysabeth has been living and breathing the arts for all of her life. Born to parents who were odd collectors and dedicated art enthusiasts, she went on to study art history and fashion in Paris and Florence. She returned to Chicago and owned an international art gallery, stretching her arts connections beyond the visual arts to all arts communities throughout the city. Having the itch to create herself, she worked in the Chicago fashion industry, designing and producing textiles in her own accessories business, while expanding her contacts into the design and fashion community. Ms. Alfano taught Graduate and Undergraduate classes in Marketing For the Visual Artists at Columbia College, and has freelanced on various arts projects, including writing art reviews and artist consulting.

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A Chicago native, Elysabeth has been living and breathing the arts for all of her life. Born to parents who were odd collectors and dedicated art enthusiasts, she went on to study art history and fashion in Paris and Florence. She returned to Chicago and owned an international art gallery, stretching her arts connections beyond the visual arts to all arts communities throughout the city. Having the itch to create herself, she worked in the Chicago fashion industry, designing and producing textiles in her own accessories business, while expanding her contacts into the design and fashion community. Ms. Alfano taught Graduate and Undergraduate classes in Marketing For the Visual Artists at Columbia College, and has freelanced on various arts projects, including writing art reviews and artist consulting.

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Actor Joe Mantegna, Relationship Expert Bela Gandhi, Sommelier Jon McDaniel, and Chef Chris Gawronski of Acanto on The Dinner Party with host Elysabeth Alfano.

Jul 01 2015

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Academy Award Nominee, Mark Ruffalo

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Fear No ART host Elysabeth Alfano speaks with Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo about his favorite actors, politics and papaya!

Jul 01 2015

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Woody Allen

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Fear No ART host Elysabeth Alfano speaks with director, screenwriter, actor, comedian and musician, Woody Allen. He discusses his work ethic, his tricks as a director and his view of the world.

Jul 26 2014

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Academy Award Winning Actor, Kevin Kline

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Fear No ART host Elysabeth Alfano speaks with Academy Award winner Kevin Kline on the comparisons of film versus theater, and he even dishes about 25 years of marriage!

Jul 14 2014

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Hollywood Director, Jon Turteltaub

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Fear No ART host Elysabeth Alfano speaks with Hollywood Director, Jon Turteltaub, about what films interest him and he even offers her a job proposal!

Jun 23 2014

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Academy Award Winner, Morgan Freeman

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Fear No ART host Elysabeth Alfano speaks with Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman about what he looks for in a film on the red carpet of the Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award Gala. He even dishes about his love life.

Jun 23 2014

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Jazz Vocalist Kurt Elling Live at the Green Mill on Fear No ART

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Join host Elysabeth Alfano of Fear No ART for an in-depth and intimate interview with Grammy Award winning Jazz Vocalist Kurt Elling.

May 07 2014

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Muralist Jeff Zimmermann on Fear No ART

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Join host Elysabeth Alfano of Fear No ART for an in interview with muralist Jeff Zimmermann at his newest mural at Chicago's Oak Strret Beach.

May 07 2014

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International Author, Scott Turow

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Fear No ART host Elysabeth Alfano speaks with author Scott Turow on his writing process, the law and a little bit of wine.

Nov 21 2013

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Academy Award Winning Actress, Joan Allen

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Fear No ART host Elysabeth Alfano interviews Academy Award winning actress, Joan Allen.

Oct 03 2013

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Artist and Cultural Planner, Theaster Gates in his

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Fear No ART host Elysabeth Alfano interviews artist and cultural planner Theaster Gates in his studio before his show at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Jul 03 2013

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Interview with Reese Witherspoon on the Red Carpet

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An interview with Reese Witherspoon on the red carpet.

Jul 03 2013

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Bloopers and Outtakes 2012

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Check out the goofs, blunders and all the fun stuff that was cut out from 2012.

Dec 28 2012

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Chicago Shakespeare Theater Wig and Make-Up Designer, Melissa Veal

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Chicago Shakespeare Theater wig and make-up designer, Melissa Veal, takes host of Fear No ART, Elysabeth Alfano, from just out of bed to 17th Century Vixen.

Dec 14 2012

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Musician Glen Hansard

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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.

Oct 13 2012

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Hollywood Director Alexander Payne

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Join host Elysabeth Alfano of Fear No ART and Academy Award winning director, Alexander Payne, on the red carpets as he talks about what it takes to get things done in Hollywood and what it takes to be a director.

Aug 29 2012

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Behind the Scenes with Cirque du Soleil

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Join host Elysabeth Alfano and go behind the scenes with Cirque du Soleil.

Jul 26 2012

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Acclaimed Graphic Novelist, Chris Ware

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Acclaimed graphic novelist, Chris Ware, sits down with Fear No ART host, Elysabeth Alfano, in his home library and studio for a look inside the artist's approach and perspective.

May 21 2012

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Hollywood Director Andrew Davis, of The Fugitive, on the Re-release of his Music Movie Classic, Stony Island

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Hollywood Director Andrew Davis, of The Fugitive, talks with Fear No ART host, Elysabeth Alfano, on the re-release of his music movie classic, Stony Island.

Apr 20 2012

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Artist and Cultural Planner, Theaster Gates

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Artist and Cultural Planner Theaster Gates discusses transformation and re-imagining possibilities in his art from his studio with Fear No ART host, Elysabeth Alfano.

Mar 16 2012

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