Village of Arts and Humanities http://wrti.org en Frank McCourt--Simeone Foundation Museum--Village of Arts & Humanities--Germantown's History Hunters http://wrti.org/post/frank-mccourt-simeone-foundation-museum-village-arts-humanities-germantowns-history-hunters <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's 2008 interview with Frank McCourt. The acclaimed author died on Sunday, July 19th, 2009 at age 78.</p> <p>Jason Peifer takes us to the Simeone Foundation Museum, home to a world-class collection of historic sports and race cars.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits North Philadelphia's Village of Arts and Humanities, which evolved from the creation of art parks on abandoned lots into a community-based arts program.</p> <p>Tom Keels explores the cooperation between historic sites in the Germantown section of Philadelphia and the local school districts that have made thousands of students into "History Hunters."</p> Wed, 22 Jul 2009 19:17:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2177 at http://wrti.org Frank McCourt--Simeone Foundation Museum--Village of Arts & Humanities--Germantown's History Hunters George Walker--Village of Arts & Humanities--Lost Manuscript - The Good Earth at Pearl S. Buck House http://wrti.org/post/george-walker-village-arts-humanities-lost-manuscript-good-earth-pearl-s-buck-house <p>Jim Cotter speaks with composer George Walker. The Philadelphia Orchestra will include his rarely performed <em>Lilacs </em>in upcoming concerts at the Kimmel Center and Carnegie Hall.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores North Philadelphia's Village of Arts and Humanities, which evolved from the creation of art parks on abandoned lots into a community-based performing arts program, including theater and dance, spoken word, and video production.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Pearl S. Buck House in Bucks County. This week, an exhibition that includes the long-lost manuscript of Buck's famous novel <em>The Good Earth </em>opens at the National Historic Landmark home.</p> Sat, 07 Mar 2009 17:28:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2094 at http://wrti.org George Walker--Village of Arts & Humanities--Lost Manuscript - The Good Earth at Pearl S. Buck House