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The Dinner Party

The Subtle Exuberance of Sepia Chef, Andrew Zimmerman

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.07.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In the back of Sepia Restaurant, tucked away in the kitchen, has to be one of the most levelheaded chefs in Chicago. There, amidst a bustling 11:30 am...

Chef Pete Coenen of The Gage

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.07.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In a city with so many award-winning restaurants and outstanding bar programs, there are still very few places where one can belly up to the bar and have great food. Restaurants have heightened their game, but bar food? Not so much.

Veggie Queen: Executive Chef Heather Terhune

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Chef Terhune isn't from Chicago and I wondered how she felt about being in one of the most culinary cities in the world.

The Funniest Outtakes and Bloopers of 2012

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 02.19.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

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The Dinner Party's Successful First Season

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.05.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

We had a hugely success first season of The Dinner Party at the Mayne State, complete with sold out shows and knock-out guests and chefs, and in the fall we'll take our show on the road and broadcast live from Expo Chicago at Navy Pier!

Feminist Art Collection Donated To Penn State

AP | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State's library will be home to an art-education collection donated by noted feminist artist, author and educator Judy Chic...

!W.A.R.: Fighting the Politics of Exclusion by Documenting a History of Women's Art (and Much More)

Penelope Andrew | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Hershman Leeson asks the audience? "Can you name three women artists?" She took her camera into the streets where flabbergasted subjects exiting world-class museums struggle to name names. A few, tentatively, produce, "Frida Kahlo?"

Feminist (R)evolution in Brooklyn: Reclaiming Women for Pop

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Niki de Saint Phalle's Black Rosy is an iconic work representing the shadow of Eros that would be repressed by feminist criticism in the years to com...

Who Owns Feminist Art History?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

Art movements, like their political siblings, are messy. People don't agree, groups splinter, and history is up for grabs.