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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.

Theatre Review: The Artistic Home's ADA AND THE ENGINE

Theatre Review: The Artistic Home's ADA AND THE ENGINE

The Dueling Critics, Kerry Reid and Jonathan Abarbanel, review the Artistic Home’s production of ADA AND THE ENGINE.

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“I liked Brooklyn Hebert’s work as Ada Byron Loveless, but I wished the play had focused only on her life and her work.” - Jonathan Abarbanel talking about Artistic Home’s Chicago premiere of ADA AND THE ENGINE.

Cast members in Artistic Home’s production of ADA AND THE ENGINE. Photo credit: Joe Mazza

Cast members in Artistic Home’s production of ADA AND THE ENGINE. Photo credit: Joe Mazza

The Artistic Home describes it’s new production, ADA AND THE ENGINE, as Jane Austen meets Steve Jobs. The play, which originally premiered in 2015, was written by prolific playwright Lauren Gunderson.

Left to right: John Mossman and Brookelyn Hebert in ADA AND THE ENGINE. Photo credit: Joe Mazza

Left to right: John Mossman and Brookelyn Hebert in ADA AND THE ENGINE. Photo credit: Joe Mazza

The Dueling Critics has mixed feelings about ADA AND THE ENGINE. It continues at Artistic Home through August 4.

New Documentary Looks Back At Tragic 1995 Heat Wave And Explores Broader Ideas

New Documentary Looks Back At Tragic 1995 Heat Wave And Explores Broader Ideas

Gong Once ... Going Twice ... Sold

Gong Once ... Going Twice ... Sold