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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 20th, 2014

Jason Schwartzman

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek talks to the multi-talented Jason Schwartzman about his new movie, Listen Up Philip.  Gary also chats with the director of a new documentary that profiles jazz great Clark Terry.  Alan Hicks attended the Chicago premiere of Keep On Keepin’ On at the Music Box Theatre.  And we revisit a recent visit from award winning vocalist Alyssa Allgood.




Jason Schwartzman will be at the Music Box Theatre for a Q & A October 24th you can find details here.

 For more information on Keep On Keepin' On click here.   

Clark Terry

For more information on Alyssa Allgood click here.

Alyssa Allgood

The Arts Section is on every Sunday at 8:00 AM on 90.9FM 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.
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