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The Arts Section

Sunday, 8 to 9 a.m.

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.


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Current Episode

February 12th, 2017

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek previews the Grammy Awards. Chicago music writer Jessica Roti stops by to talk about who will win … and if the Grammys matter anymore.  We’ll also hear from the author of new book about Abraham Lincoln.  And the Dueling Critics review a musical about a dark chapter of American history.  And in honor of national Pizza Day, Gary revisits a story he did on the U.S. Pizza Museum.

 

Chicago-based music writer Jessi Roti

Gary asked Jessi Roti who she thinks will win album of the year, record of the year and best new artist?

Check out Jessi's work on Local Loop 

It's all about pizza at the U.S. Pizza Museum, Gary sat down with the museum's co-founder Kendall Bruns.

And the Dueling Critics review Porchlight Music Theatre's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

 

TUNE INTO THE ARTS SECTION EVERY SUNDAY MORNING 8 - 9 am on 90.9/90.7FM

February 16th, 2017

WDCB's Gary Zidek sits down with Plate Magazine senior editor Amy Cavanaugh to talk about vintage spirits and liquors.

February 19th, 2017

Rock n' Roll Hall of Famer Stewart Copeland