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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.

Celebrating the Connections Between Blues & Hip-Hop

Celebrating the Connections Between Blues & Hip-Hop

WDCB's Gary Zidek talks to Sylvia Ewing about The Blues Hip-Hop Experience.

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The Blues Hip Hop Experience will combines poetry, performance, and perspective. The evening will be co-hosted by three-time Grammy-nominee Billy Branch, and award-winning journalist Sylvia Ewing.

 Billy Branch

Billy Branch

The event will pay tribute to 3 Chicago greats: Blues bassist Nick Charles, Blues singer Koko Taylor & Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks.

 Bassist Nick Charles

Bassist Nick Charles

 Koko Taylor

Koko Taylor

 Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks

The Blues Hip Hop Experience will take place Saturday, April 21 @8 p.m. at Center for the Performing Arts at Governors State University.

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Review of Raven Theatre's World Premiere THE GENTLEMAN CALLER

Review of Raven Theatre's World Premiere THE GENTLEMAN CALLER

Who Dis? It's Jessica Campbell

Who Dis? It's Jessica Campbell