Phil Emery, Lynne Jordan, Kevin Coval and Jared Wentworth Set for Fear No Art Chicago, 10/21

BUY TIX for Oct. 21 Dinner Party: Join BEARS GM Phil Emery, singing Diva Lynne Jordan, Louder than a Bomb Co-Founder, Kevin Coval and Chef Jared Wentworth of Longman & Eagle for food, chocolate, Voss Artesian Water from Norway, wine, unscripted conversation and a few performances.

BUY TIX for the Oct. 21 Pre-Dinner Party Reception with BEARS Tight End MARTELLUS BENNETT, Phil Emery and Beth Emery. The VIP reception will feature the artwork of tight end and artist Martellus Bennett and artist Beth Emery, with both in attendance along with Phil Emery. Wine and cheese will be served. Proceeds from the reception and sales from the artwork support After School Matters as they provide Chicago teens opportunities to explore their talents while gaining critical skills for work, college and beyond. The VIP ticket also includes entrance to The Dinner Party with dinner tastings, wine, water and chocolate in addition to the show.

Chef Wentworth is making an appetizer of Octopus Confit Salad and an entree of Pork Tenderloin Pumpkin-Sage Risotto. Yum! Watch him below.

Join host Elysabeth Alfano at Chicago City Winery for THE DINNER PARTY on October 21 (with Phil Emery, Lynne Jordan, Kevin Coval, Jared Wentworth and a reception with Martellus Bennett!) and November 25. On The Dinner Party, Alfano invites 3 Chicago or national celebs and a known chef who cooks for them. Over food, wine, chocolate and artist performances, the conversations and the unexpected flow. Filmed in front of a live audience, come to Chicago City Winery to share in the food, wine, water, chocolate and conversation. Can't make the City Winery? You can also watch THE DINNER PARTYon-line in the "Splash" section of the Sun Times. Viewers and audience members can tweet in to be a part of this fantastic new multi-dimensional show.

When: October 21, VIP Reception from 6 - 7 pm. Doors Open at 7 pm for entrance to the Dinner Party. Show, food, water and wine start at 7:30 pm.

Where: Live performace at the Chicago City Winery and streaming live in the "Splash" section of the Sun Times at 7:30 pm CST.

Price for Dinner Party: $40, Tix available for purchase (including show, appetizer, entree, City Winery wine, Vosges chocolate & Voss Artesian Water from Norwayy), or free on-line viewing on the "Splash" section of the Sun Times website at 7:30 pm CST.

Price for VIP Reception and Dinner Party $65. Enjoy the reception with BEARS stars Martellus Bennett and Phil Emery and artist Beth Emery and then head into The Dinner Party.

More information, click on Fear No ART presents THE DINNER PARTY.

The 49th Chicago International Film Festival starts on October 11th.

The Dinner Party is proud to welcome Voss Artesian Water from Norway as a new sponsor! We also thrilled to welcome the "Splash" section of the Sun Times and Windy City Times as our new media sponsors! If you can't join us in the audience, watch us on line! The Illinois Center for Broadcasting will help us stream live on the "Splash" section of The Sun Times at 7:30 pm CST!

The Dinner Party would like to thank Voss Artesian Water from Norway, the "Splash" section of the Sun Times, Windy City Times, Vosges Chocolate,Vack, Inc., Disaster Planning & Response Art Rescue, 3Arts, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, DAVIDsTea, and The Illinois Center for Broadcasting.

Arica Hilton's monumental painting, UNIVERSE, Life Unlimited, is the backdrop for Nora Dunn's tour de force performance of MYTHICAL PROPORTIONSat Theater Wit, playing through October 19, with a special talk with Ms. Dunn and Ms. Hilton on Sunday, Oct. 13. "Full of lovely surprises, deft characterizations, a multitude of voices..." says Hedy Weiss, Theater Critic, The Chicago Sun Times. DON'T MISS IT! Get tix here. If you are intersted in Ms. Hilton's painting, the painting is SOLD! However, the image will be offered as a limited edition graphic on canvas, hand embellished by the artist.

For more information, contact Elysabeth Alfano at or visit Fear No ART presents THE DINNER PARTY.

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