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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 10/21/18: Missy Mazzoli + Wrightwood 659

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

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek sits down with acclaimed composer Missy Mazzoli. The Pennsylvania native is the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s new Mead Composer-in-residence. Their conversation covers a variety of topics including Guns N’ Roses, her Met Opera commission and what she has planned for the CSO’s MusicNOW series. The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, stop by to review Porchlight Music Theatre’s new production of GYPSY. A little later, Daily Herald columnist Sean Stangland joins the show for a conversation about horror film hidden gems. And the program wraps up with a look inside Wrightwood 659, the Lincoln Park-based exhibition space was designed by renowned architect Tadao Ando.

The Arts Section 10/28/18: Elizabeth Chomko Interview + Reginald Robinson

The Arts Section 10/28/18: Elizabeth Chomko Interview + Reginald Robinson

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

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