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The Arts Section

Sunday, 8 to 9 a.m.

Program Host(s): Gary Zidek

The Arts Section spotlights creative people, events and ideas. Every week, WDCB's Gary Zidek shines a light on arts and culture in the Chicago area. The mission is to focus on stories within the arts community that aren't being told, with additional commentary and discussions on literature, music, film, food, special events and anything else creative.

You can listen to The Arts Section every Sunday 8:00 - 9:00 am on 90.9/90.7 FM or online at WDCB.org

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Current Episode

April 15th, 2018



On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek catches up with artist Jessica Campbell.  The Chicago-based creator just opened a gallery show, WHO DIS, and will drop her second graphic novel next month.  Later in the show, Newcity Chicago music writer Dennis Polkow highlights some upcoming Chicago Symphony Orchestra programs. Polkow talks to acclaimed composer George Walker and CSO music director Riccardo Muti.  The Dueling Critics, Jonathan Abarbanel and Kelly Kleiman, stop by to review Raven Theatre's world premiere of THE GENTLEMAN CALLER. Gary reviews a new film, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE.  WDCB's Paul Abella has a conversation with renowned saxophonist Ernie Watts. And Gary sits down with Sylvia Ewing to talk about an upcoming program titled THE BLUES HIP-HOP EXPERIENCE