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The Arts Section 11/01/15

November 1st, 2015

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek talks to Jeff L. Lieberman the producer, director and narrator of the new documentary, THE AMAZING NINA SIMONE.  The film is one of three Simone projects being released in 2015.  WDCB's Brian O'Keefe tells us about plans for the American Writers Museum, which is set to open in Chicago in 2017.  Gary swings by the Cleve Carney Art Gallery to talk to its new director and curator, Justin Witte.  The Dueling Critics review Lookingglass Theatre's world premiere of TREASURE ISLAND. And Gary sits down with WDCB's British-American Buddy, John Burnett.

 

Gary talked to NYC-based filmmaker Jeff L. Lieberman about his new film.

Filmmaker Jeff Lieberman and Sam Waymon,
brother of Nina Simone & band bember.

For more information on THE AMAZING NINA SIMONE click here

WDCB's Brian O'Keefe talked to the executive director of the American Writers Museum

For more info on the museum, that's supposed to open in 2017, click here

 

Justin Witte, director/curator of the Cleve Carney Art Gallery

Gary talked to Justin Witte, the new director of the Cleve Carney Art Gallery inside the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage.  The gallery's current exhibit Zoe Nelson: Recto/Verso is on display through November 21st.

 

The Dueling Critics reviewed Lookingglass Theatre's new production of Treasure Island

 

WDCB's British-American Buddy, John Burnett signed off the morning show after 19 years waking up Chicago jazz lovers.  Gary talked to Burnett about his career and what's next.

Ta ta for now ... but John Burnett will still be heard on 90.9FM

Tune into The Arts Section every Sunday morning at 8:00 am on 90.9 FM and WDCB.org