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.
January 15th, 2017
On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek visits the Museum of Contemporary Art. He sat down with MCA chief curator Michael Darling and talked about museum's new RIOT GRRRLS exhibit. Gary also talked to acclaimed historian and author Deborah Lipstadt about the film adaptation (DENIAL) of her best-selling book HISTORY ON TRIAL. Gary takes a closer at the GHOST LIGHT Project, a new initiative being led by theater artists all over the country. We’ll hear about a new restaurant that’s all about the grilled cheese. And the Dueling Critics will stop by with a review of a new play at American Theater Company.
RIOT GRRRLS will be on display at MCA throught June 17th
The Ghost Light Project will officially launch on Thursday evening January 20th at theaters all over the country
Gary caught up with Tina Landau, the Steppenwolf ensemble member is one of the founders of the Ghost Light Project
Learn more about the Ghost Light Project here