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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.

New Theatrical Production Dives Into Chicago's Race Issues

New Theatrical Production Dives Into Chicago's Race Issues

The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, discuss Collaboraction's docudrama, A BLUE ISLAND IN THE RED SEA. Plus, two recommendations.

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"One of the things that struck me, is that so much of what is being said, the more recent history of race in Chicago, is we haven't gotten any place in 50 years, we're still at square one. And isn't that, not only regrettable, it's a tragedy." - Jonathan Abarbanel

 Image courtesy of Collaboraction.  photo: Joel Maisonet

Image courtesy of Collaboraction. photo: Joel Maisonet

 Image courtesy of Collaboraction   photo: Joel Maisonet

Image courtesy of Collaboraction  photo: Joel Maisonet

A BLUE ISLAND IN THE RED SEA runs through May 20 in The Pentagon at Collaboraction Studios, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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A Conversation With Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Sebastian Lelio

A Conversation With Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Sebastian Lelio

Cold War Politics and the Civil Rights Movement Collide In New PBS Doc About the Jazz Ambassadors

Cold War Politics and the Civil Rights Movement Collide In New PBS Doc About the Jazz Ambassadors