The Arts Section 03/18/18
On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek sits down with the new executive director of the Jazz Institute of Chicago, Heather Ireland Robinson. The southside native wants to get jazz into the hands and hearts of more people. Gary talks to the women behind the young female empowerment non-profit, she crew. The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, stop by to review the thought-provoking play, YOU FOR ME FOR YOU. Chicago music journalist Bill Dahl looks back at the career of the late bluesman, Eddie Shaw. And later in the program, Gary talks to Ravinia CEO Welz Kauffman about the Highland Park-based festival's upcoming summer season. All that plus, the weekly Arts Section calendar.