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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 and entertainment stories as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

New Documentary 42 GRAMS Provides Food For Thought

New Documentary 42 GRAMS Provides Food For Thought

WDCB's Gary Zidek sits down with Chicago filmmaker Jack Newell to talk about his new documentary, 42 GRAMS. The film follows a couple's journey from operating an underground restaurant to opening a Michelin-recognized dining establishment.

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Jack Newell, director of 42 GRAMS

Jack Newell, director of 42 GRAMS

"The first ending is the one you're rooting for, the one we've been teasing the entire time. And it's great, it's a great ending. Then, there's like, the other ending. And that's the part I'm inserting myself the most as a filmmaker" - Jack Newell on crafting an ending.  

Chef Jake Bickelhaupt at Sous Rising (image courtesy of 42 Grams)

Chef Jake Bickelhaupt at Sous Rising (image courtesy of 42 Grams)

Chef Jake Bickelhaupt and Alexa Welsh (image courtesy of 42 Grams)

Chef Jake Bickelhaupt and Alexa Welsh (image courtesy of 42 Grams)

One of Jake's creations

One of Jake's creations

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42 GRAMS is currently available on several video on-demand platforms. The film will also screen at the Siskel Film Center January 27 - February 1.

New Exhibit Shines Light on Artist Gertrude Abercrombie

New Exhibit Shines Light on Artist Gertrude Abercrombie

Author Chloe Benjamin Explores Questions of Mortality, Destiny and Family In Her New Book, THE IMMORTALISTS

Author Chloe Benjamin Explores Questions of Mortality, Destiny and Family In Her New Book, THE IMMORTALISTS