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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 01/27/19: Caravans of Gold Exhibit & Lyric Opera Season Preview

The Arts Section 01/27/19: Caravans of Gold Exhibit & Lyric Opera Season Preview

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek goes behind the scenes of the Block Museum’s new exhibition, CARAVANS OF GOLD, FRAGMENTS IN TIME. The exhibit aims to change perceptions about medieval Africa. Later in the show, a closer look at Lyric Opera’s recently announced 2019-20 season. Gary sits down with Lyric Opera music director Sir Andrew Davis. The Dueling Critics, Kerry Reid and Jonathan Abarbanel, stop by to review a new thought-provoking play titled I CALL MY BROTHERS. After that, Gary catches up with Plate Magazine senior editor Amy Cavanaugh to talk about Chicago Restaurant Week. Over 400 restaurants will participate in this year’s promotion.  All that plus, the weekly Arts Section calendar.

The Arts Section 02/03/19: Lincoln Yards Project + Nina Simone Play

The Arts Section 02/03/19: Lincoln Yards Project + Nina Simone Play

The Arts Section 01/20/19: MLK Tribute Concert  + Chicago Puppet Festival

The Arts Section 01/20/19: MLK Tribute Concert + Chicago Puppet Festival