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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.

Music Box Prepares For Cinepocalypse!

Music Box Prepares For Cinepocalypse!

WDCB's Gary Zidek catches up with Music Box Theatre general manager Ryan Oestreich to talk about genre films and CINEPOCALYPSE.

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"One of the unique aspects to going to a film festival is seeing something for the first time. So when you walk in, no one has talked to you about it. Right? You're taking a chance. That's a film festival, that's the mystique of it, the appeal."  - Ryan Oestreich Cinepocalypse's 9 world premieres.

 Ryan Oestreich, GM of the Music Box Theatre

Ryan Oestreich, GM of the Music Box Theatre

The sophomore version of CINEPOCALYPSE is set to kick off on Thursday June 21.  Over 60 films, including 9 world premieres, will be screened during the week-long festival. It's all genre films, all the time!

 Kate Bosworth & Tyler Hoechlin in THE DOMESTICS

Kate Bosworth & Tyler Hoechlin in THE DOMESTICS

The fest will open with a world premiere screening of THE DOMESTICS.

 Director Ernest Dickerson 

Director Ernest Dickerson 

Ernest R. Dickerson, who directed JUICE and DEMON KNIGHT, will be honored with Cinepocalypse's 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

 Bill Murray

Bill Murray

The new documentary BILL MURRAY STORIES: LIFE LESSONS LEARNED FROM A MYTHICAL MAN will make its Midwest premiere at CINEPOCALYPSE.

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It's all going down at the Music Box Theatre. For a complete schedule of the all funny, scary, weird, genre films being shown at CINEPOCALYPSE clicks here.

Goodman Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere of Civil War Epic, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS

Goodman Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere of Civil War Epic, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS

Polishing an Architectural Gem

Polishing an Architectural Gem