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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.

Checking Into the Carlyle Hotel

Checking Into the Carlyle Hotel

WDCB's Gary Zidek reviews the new documentary, ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE.

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In ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE, Director Matthew Miele attempts to capture what makes the NYC hotel so special.

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Some A-list celebrities talk on camera about their fondness for the Carlyle.

 George Clooney

George Clooney

 Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell

 Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm

Gary gives ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE two stars **

Seems like a magnificent hotel, but the documentary doesn't provide much history and at times feels like an infomercial.

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ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE is playing at select theaters around the country.  In Chicago, it's playing at the Gene Siskel Film Center and Wilmette Theater.

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