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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

The Arts Section 10/14/18: Beautiful Boy Director Felix Van Groeningen

The Arts Section 10/14/18: Beautiful Boy Director Felix Van Groeningen

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek sits down with BEAUTIFUL BOY director Felix Van Groeningen. The Belgium filmmaker spent 3 years working on the film which is based on two memoirs, that each offer a different perspective of a shared experience of dealing with addiction. Gary and Felix talk about perceptions of addiction, his approach to filming certain scenes and casting Timothee Chalamet and Steve Carell. The Dueling Critics, Kelly Klieman and Jonathan Abarbanel, stop by to review Steppenwolf Theatre’s world premiere play, DOWNSTATE. Hear all about the upcoming event ART FOR LIFE. And Gary catches up with (re)discover theatre co-artistic director Ann Kreitman to talk about the immersive theater production she created, Les Innocents/The Innocents.

The Arts Section 10/21/18: Missy Mazzoli + Wrightwood 659

The Arts Section 10/21/18: Missy Mazzoli + Wrightwood 659

The Arts Section 10/07/18: The Chicago International FIlm Festival + Taste of Peru

The Arts Section 10/07/18: The Chicago International FIlm Festival + Taste of Peru