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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 03/18/18 Jazz Institute of Chicago Welcomes New Director + Ravinia Preview

The Arts Section 03/18/18 Jazz Institute of Chicago Welcomes New Director + Ravinia Preview

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek sits down with the new executive director of the Jazz Institute of Chicago, Heather Ireland Robinson.  The southside native wants to get jazz into the hands and hearts of more people.  Gary talks to the women behind the young female empowerment non-profit, she crew.  The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, stop by to review the thought-provoking play, YOU FOR ME FOR YOU.  Chicago music journalist Bill Dahl looks back at the career of the late bluesman, Eddie Shaw. And later in the program, Gary talks to Ravinia CEO Welz Kauffman about the Highland Park-based festival's upcoming summer season.  All that plus, the weekly Arts Section calendar.

The Arts Section 03/25/18: Web Series + Greg Spero Profile

The Arts Section 03/25/18: Web Series + Greg Spero Profile

The Arts Section 03/11/18 Irish Dancing and Mr. Kelly's Archiving Project

The Arts Section 03/11/18 Irish Dancing and Mr. Kelly's Archiving Project