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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.

Ashley Wheater Celebrates 10 Years as Joffrey Ballet Artistic Director

Ashley Wheater Celebrates 10 Years as Joffrey Ballet Artistic Director

WDCB's Gary Zidek sits down with Joffrey Ballet Artistic Director Ashley Wheater for wide ranging discussion of his past, present and future.

 
 Ashley Wheater in rehearsal. Photo credit Cheryl Mann.

Ashley Wheater in rehearsal. Photo credit Cheryl Mann.

A look back at some photos of Wheater during his dancing days.

 Ashley Wheater dancing with Muriel Maffrein in Bugaku. Photo Credit Marty Sohl

Ashley Wheater dancing with Muriel Maffrein in Bugaku. Photo Credit Marty Sohl

 Ashley Wheater dancing with Joanna Berman in Dance House. Photo credit Marty Sohl

Ashley Wheater dancing with Joanna Berman in Dance House. Photo credit Marty Sohl

 
 WDCB's Gary Zidek and Joffrey Ballet artistic director Ashley Wheater

WDCB's Gary Zidek and Joffrey Ballet artistic director Ashley Wheater

The Joffrey Ballet opened its 2017-18 season with new production of the classic ballet, GISELLE. It runs through 10/29.

New Film BREATHE Sheds Light on True Story

New Film BREATHE Sheds Light on True Story

THE MAN BEAST Premieres At First Folio Theatre

THE MAN BEAST Premieres At First Folio Theatre