The Arts Section 06/05/16
June 5th, 2016
On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith. The National Book Award finalist talks about the evolution of her writing and a common misconception about poetry. Gary also talks to one of the artistic directors of a Chicago festival that’s shining a light on cutting edge forms of theatre. Physical Festival returns for a third year. We’ll revisit a segment on an art exhibit at Fermilab. WDCB’s Leslie Keros will preview the Otis Rush tribute taking place at this year’s Chicago Blues Fest. And the Dueling Critics will review a play making its Chicago premiere.
Gary caught up with award winning writer and poet Tracy K. Smith
Physical Festival returns for year 3, this year its being held at the larger Stage 773 in the Lakeview neighborhood.
WDCB's Leslie Keros tells us about the special Otis Rush tribute taking place at this year's Chicago Blues Fest