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Hi.

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.

Chicago-based Arts Organization Making Waves

Chicago-based Arts Organization Making Waves

WDCB's Gary Zidek takes a closer look at 3Arts.

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"This is a time when arts organizations, when artists, when we are all trying to fortify ourselves, we're all trying to extend ourselves to our greatest capacities possible. Knowing that this might be an inevitability ... I hope it isn't." - Esther Grimm talking about the potential impact of eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts. 

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3Arts has awarded $2.4 million to nearly 500 local artists over the past nine years. The MAKE A WAVE program will serve a supplement to organization’s long-running artist grant program.

 2014 3Arts Award recipient, Amanda Williams

2014 3Arts Award recipient, Amanda Williams

 2015 3Arts Award recipient, Frank Waln

2015 3Arts Award recipient, Frank Waln

 2010 3Arts Award Recipient, Tatsu Aoki

2010 3Arts Award Recipient, Tatsu Aoki

 2016 3Arts Award recipient, Jess Godwin

2016 3Arts Award recipient, Jess Godwin

To learn more about 3Arts & its Make a Wave initiative click here.

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