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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

October 26th, 2014

WDCB's Gary Zidek, vocalist Cyrille Aimee & guitarist Michael Valeanu

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek catches up with vocalist extraordinaire Cyrille Aimee before a recent performance in Chicago.  We'll also hear about a Chicago event designed to bring area writers together. And DownBeat Magazine publisher Frank Alkyer joins Gary to discuss two new jazz-related films, that are generating a lot of discussion.











For more information Cyrille Aimee click here


Two new jazz-related films are generating a lot of buzz ...












DownBeat publisher Frank Alkyer joined Gary to discuss the differences between Whiplash and Keep On Keepin' On.

Frank Alkyer, publisher of DownBeat Magazine


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.