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The Arts Section

Sunday, 8 to 8:30 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

November 17th, 2014

On this edition of The Arts Section, we’ll hear about a new coffee table book that profiles Chicago’s underworld. The pictures inside Gangsters and Grifters come from the Chicago Tribune’s massive photo archive. We’ll also talk to members of a new Chicago jazz quintet known as Vs. Godzilla.  And the Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, review Griffin Theatre’s new scaled back version of Titanic.

      Fore more information Gangsters and Grifters click here










Members of Vs. Godzilla 
(From L to R) Steve Kaiser, Scott Angst
& Paul Abella








For more information about Vs. Godzilla visit their facebook page here






The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, review Griffin Theatre's Titanic.



Tune into The Arts Section every Sunday at 8:00 AM on 90.9 FM and

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.


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.
Piano Jazz