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The Arts Section 01/08/17 (The Arts Section) | 90.9fm WDCB

The Arts Section 01/08/17

January 8th, 2017

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek talks to the award-winning composer and songwriter who created the music for LA LA LAND. Justin Hurwitz created over 1900 piano demos over the course of six years.  Gary had a great conversation with the ambitious new artistic director of American Theatre Company, Will Davis.  WDCB’s Leslie Kerros pays tribute to the late blues pianist Barrelhouse Chuck.  Gary sat down with Pulitizer Prize winning poet Tracy K. Smith. And one half of the Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman, will stop by to talk about Steppenwolf’s latest production.

Composer Justin Hurwitz talking to Ryan Gosling

La La Land Is one of the most critically acclaimed films of the year 


Gary also caught up with American Theatre Company's new artistic director Will Davis right before the Chicago-based company opens its production of MEN ON BOATS

American Theatre Company artistic director, Will Davis
Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Tracy K. Smith


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