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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 10/28/18: Elizabeth Chomko Interview + Reginald Robinson

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

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek sits down with first-time filmmaker Elizabeth Chomko to talk about her movie WHAT THEY HAD. Starring Hilary Swank and Michael Shannon, the film dives into the ups and downs of a Chicago family coping with a loved one suffering from dementia. A little later in the show, Gary chats with award winning composer and pianist Reginald Robinson about a new program he’s created that pays tribute to music pioneer James Reese Europe.  Gary caught up with Chicago Humanities Festival artistic director Alison Cuddy to talk about all the festival programming taking place over the next two weeks.  WDCB’s Leslie Keros spoke with Alligator Records founder Bruce Iglauer to talk about his new memoir. And the Dueling Critics join Gary to discuss a new production at Raven Theatre.

The Arts Section 11/04/18: The Price of Everything + Art Design Chicago Roundtable

The Arts Section 11/04/18: The Price of Everything + Art Design Chicago Roundtable

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

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