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The Arts Section 06/11/17

June 11th, 2017

 

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek talks to author Courtney Maum about her new novel, TOUCH. The clever satire explores the effects of technology on human interpersonal relationships. Music journalist Bill Dahl has a feature on an upcoming honor for the late Terry Callier, a Chicago-based musician who crossed genres during a 35-plus-year career. The Dueling Critics will review a new production of Tony Award-winning musical from the late 90’s. And Gary talks to the director of documentary about music legend Mavis Staples.

 

Gary caught up with author Courtney Maum to talk about her new thought-provoking novel, TOUCH.

Author, Courtney Maum

 

Music journalist Bill Dahl looks back at the legacy of Chicago-based musician Terry Callier

Terry Callier

 

Living legend Mavis Staples will be performing in downtown Aurora soon, Gary revisits an interview he did with the director of the HBO documentary of Staples that premiered in 2016.

 

The Staples Singers

 

The Dueling Critics discussed some local connections with this year's Tony Award nominees

 

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