Archive for December, 2010

Redmoon Theater

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Redmoon was founded in 1990 to promote a unique brand of performance committed to the highest quality artistic product and to civic well-being. Pulling with conviction from contemporary art forms and ancient theatrical forms, Redmoon has created a performance style that is equal parts pageantry, gadgetry, acrobatics, and ephemera. Over the past decade Redmoon has Read more…

Chicagoist features Fear No Art Chicago

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

The Chicagoist talked to host Elysabeth Alfano about the Fear No Art Chicago podcast and other efforts to expand the Fear No Art Chicago franchise. Share This!

Behind the Scenes on the David Sedaris Podcast

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

From the day the first Fear No ART Chicago show aired on May 7, 2010, I have been pursuing David Sedaris for a podcast.  Of course, I never thought he would say yes.  I kept waiting for his literary agent, Marlena, to say, “That’s ridiculous, “ or “We can’t be bothered.”  But from day one Read more…

Jazz to the world (or at least Chcago): a guide to holiday performances by Neil Tesser

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

As I mentioned last week, this year has brought a small sleighful of Christmas jazz discs (and we’ll get to some of them in the next week or so), and also a pretty full schedule of jazz performances for the holidaze. Here’s a look at some of the gigs that might warm your chestnuts in Read more…

Leon Golub and Shirin Neshat at the Block by Chicago Art Magazine’s Kathryn Born

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

BLOCK exhibits drawings by Golub and video installation by Neshat through December 12 The late drawings of provocative American artist Leon Golub and a poetic video installation that brought international acclaim to Iranian-born artist Shirin Neshat are now on exhibition at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art. Shirin Neshat, Rapture Series, 1999, Read more…