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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.

Previewing the 2018 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards

Previewing the 2018 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards

WDCB's Gary Zidek talks to Plate Magazine senior editor Amy Cavanaugh about this year's Beard Awards.

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For the fourth year in a row, the James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards ceremony will be held at the Lyric Opera House in Chicago. And Chicago is well-represented with several nominees in major categories.

Five Chicago-based chefs are nominated in the Great Lakes Region (IL, IN, MI, OH) Best Chef category:

Andrew Brochu
Roister
Chicago 

Abraham Conlon
Fat Rice
Chicago

Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark
Parachute
Chicago

David Posey and Anna Posey
Elske
Chicago 

Lee Wolen
Boka
Chicago

The James Beard Awards ceremony will take place Monday May 7.  If want to watch the ceremony, the Beard Foundation will be live-streaming it on Twitter 

Amy Cavanaugh is a senior editor at Plate Magazine follow her on twitter and instagram.

Theatre Review: BLOOD MURAL

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A Conversation With Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Sebastian Lelio

A Conversation With Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Sebastian Lelio