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The Arts Section

Sunday, 8 to 9 a.m.

WDCB News<br/>The Arts Section  Program Host(s):
Gary Zidek

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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.


Current Episode

February 7th, 2016


On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek talks to the president of the Chinese Fine Arts Society, Julie Tiao Ma about Chinese New Year. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Chicago's Chinese New Year celebration to be the biggest in North America, Ma says progress is being made. Gary also caught up with the local playwright and composer behind a world premiere musical about Sherlock Holmes.  The Dueling Critics will join Gary to review a new production from Oracle Theatre … that’s free. We'll hear from a Sports Illustrated writer, who recently edited a new coffee table book that covers the amazing growth of the Super Bowl over 49 years. Gary also updates the Wabash Lights project.

 

 

For more information on Chicago's Chinese New Year events click here

And to learn more about the Chinese Fine Arts Society go here

 

 

 

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Past Episodes

Find previous episodes of The Arts Section here.

The Dueling Critics

The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, join host Gary Zidek to discuss the best and the worst of Chicago's theater scene.

FilmTalk

Chicago film blogger Ian Simmons joins host Gary Zidek to talk about what’s playing at your local cineplex, arthouse movie theater and video on-demand service. The segment focuses on independent films.

Gary’s Top 3

Gary Zidek, host of The Arts Section, highlights three things that should be on your radar.

The Arts Section Vault

Browse some of the most popular Arts Section features from the past.
 
 
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