An Interview with Andre Hyland: Writer, Director & Star of “The 4th”

Sometimes in life you just come across really cool people doing really cool things. Andre Hyland is one of those people. With a bright Midwestern kid smile and a mop of curly hair at times adorned by retro striped sweatband, Hyland is a man of many titles. Writer, director, actor and comedian to name a… Continue reading An Interview with Andre Hyland: Writer, Director & Star of “The 4th”

Back To School: Art & Music at My Alma Mater

“Back to school….back to school, to prove to Daddy I’m not a fool….” (Quick, name that movie!) Yes, it’s true. I went back to school…but just for a day! Yes, this weirdo made her way back down to Normal, IL to visit her alma mater Illinois State University. I have to admit that while I… Continue reading Back To School: Art & Music at My Alma Mater

Bonsai, Silks & Ceviche at the Chicago Botanic Garden Art Show

Sometimes you just have to take a ride. With a long 4th of July weekend ahead of me, I headed an hour north to the Chicago Botanic Garden for their annual art festival. I’ve only been to the garden once in the dead of winter but I fell in love, even with not a thing… Continue reading Bonsai, Silks & Ceviche at the Chicago Botanic Garden Art Show

Meet (Sandy) Alex G

Photo by Scott Teresi. // (Sandy) Alex G is the perfect person to profile for my first post on alone at the show because he truly embodies what I call the “indie spirit.” The “indie spirit” is when an artist does something for the pure love of it. No strings or perks attached. It’s when… Continue reading Meet (Sandy) Alex G

Welcome

Welcome to my new blog alone at the show. So, how did this come about you ask? I’ll let the below explain. Person: “Fun! Who did you go with?” Me: “No one.” Person: “Oh, you went by yourself?” Me: “Yeah.” Person: “Oh, that’s weird.” From movies to music festivals to restaurants, I do a lot… Continue reading Welcome