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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.

Hebru Brantley Inspired By Current Events to Go in New Directions

Hebru Brantley Inspired By Current Events to Go in New Directions

WDCB's Gary Zidek catches up with visual artist Hebru Brantley

Hebru Brantley’s works have been exhibited at major cultural hubs all over the world.  And his still growing collector-base includes names like Jay-Z, Beyonce, Lenny Kravitz, George Lucas and Rahm Emanuel.  

 WDCB's Gary Zidek with artist Hebru Brantley at the Elmhurst Art Museum

WDCB's Gary Zidek with artist Hebru Brantley at the Elmhurst Art Museum

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A reoccurring character named FLYBOY appears in many of Brantley’s exhibitions, murals and gallery pieces. FLYBOY’s appearance is inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of WWII military pilots. 

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Hebru Brantley's new exhibition FORCED FIELD is on display at the Elmhurst Art Museum through November 26. Go to hebrubrantley.com for more information.

Loudon Wainwright III Looks Back at Life, Love & Music In New Memoir

Loudon Wainwright III Looks Back at Life, Love & Music In New Memoir

Gorgeous Indie Shines a Light on Columbus, Indiana

Gorgeous Indie Shines a Light on Columbus, Indiana