The Arts Section
Program Host(s): Gary Zidek
The Arts Section is a new magazine show that spotlights creative people, events and ideas. Every week, Assistant News Director Gary Zidek shines a light on arts and culture in the Chicago area. The focus will be on stories within the arts community, with commentary and discussions on literature, music, film, special events, food and more.
June 18th, 2017
On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek catches up with acclaimed documentary filmmaker Steve James. The director behind HOOP DREAMS and LIFE ITSELF has new film, ABACUS, opening in theaters. Gary also talks to world renowned harmonica-master Joe Filisko. Gary also previews this year’s MAKE MUSIC CHICAGO festivities, the city will celebrate the international music holiday with 170 events on Wednesday. We’ll from the author of a new book about Johnny Cash’s relationship with his manager. And the Dueling Critics will join me a little later with a review of a reimagined version of GREAT EXPECTATIONS.