History Hunters 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 Joyce Lindorff--Woodmere Art Museum's Juried Show--Germantown "History Hunters"--Fulton Opera House http://wrti.org/post/joyce-lindorff-woodmere-art-museums-juried-show-germantown-history-hunters-fulton-opera-house <p>Jim Cotter speaks with harpsichordist and Temple University music professor Joyce Lindorff. A celebration of early keyboard music she's helped organize culminates with a concert featuring music from 18th-century Philadelphia this weekend.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at the Woodmere Art Museum's <em>Contemporary Voices: The 69th Annual Juried Exhibition </em>in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.</p> <p>Tom Keels explores the cooperation between Germantown's historic sites and the local school district that has made thousands of students into "History Hunters."</p> <p>We listen again to Jason Peifer's exploration of the rich history of the Fulton Opera House in Lancaster--the nation's oldest operating theater.</p> Sat, 14 Mar 2009 14:59:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Tom Keels & Jason Peifer 2099 at http://wrti.org Joyce Lindorff--Woodmere Art Museum's Juried Show--Germantown "History Hunters"--Fulton Opera House