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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

September 29th, 2014

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek previews the first ever Great Chicago Fire Festival.  The unique fest will culminate Saturday with a grand spectacle on the Chicago River.  Gary also talks to master impressionist Frank Caliendo.  And on our bi-weekly film segment, we review “The Zero Theorem” and “Take Me to the River”.


Redmoon Producing Artistic Director,
Frank Maugeri with crew at work site.
Artist rendering of Great
Chicago Fire Festival's 
"grand spectacle" on 
Chicago River.
















Impressionist Frank Caliendo


Tune into The Arts Section every Sunday morning 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.