The onetime artistic director of the defunct theater has a new nonprofit, the Cabinet of Curiosity Events.
Also, Rauner is spending millions to fund Republicans running for the Illinois General Assembly.
Shuttered Redmoon leaves behind unforgettable images—and questions whether a theater can be both official and oppositional.
Behind Redmoon’s recent eclipse? A landlord lawsuit and a “restructuring.”
Sociologist Eric Klinenberg applauds Chicago’s heat disaster plan, but worries about an event worsened by global warming.
The end of 2014 saw some new twists on stories about the Lucas Museum, Vivian Maier, Steven Salaita, and more.
Not even abject failure can put out this flame.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, October 4
An early peek at the fire-on-water spectacle that Redmoon will stage on the Chicago River in October
Redmoon Theater’s Great Chicago Fire Festival throws the original plan overboard but remains a symbolic communal exorcism.
Rebecca Rugg is on board at Redmoon as producer for the Great Chicago Fire Festival.
A brand-new grant adds flame to the pyre.
Do we really need the Great Chicago Fire Festival?