America I Am: The African American Imprint http://wrti.org en Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas--AMERICA I AM--At Home At The Zoo--Philadelphia a Brewery Town? http://wrti.org/post/conductor-michael-tilson-thomas-america-i-am-home-zoo-philadelphia-brewery-town <p>We listen again to Jim Cotter's recent conversation with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at <em>AMERICA</em><em> I AM: The African American Imprint</em>, an exhibition at the National Constitution Center exploring the myriad contributions African Americans have made to America.</p> <p> Jason Peifer previews the Philadelphia Theater's Company production of <em>At Home At The Zoo</em>. We'll hear from playwright Edward Albee about this expanded version of his 1959 play, <em>The Zoo Story</em>. </p> <p>Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the current renaissance.</p> Sat, 21 Mar 2009 19:52:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2102 at http://wrti.org Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas--AMERICA I AM--At Home At The Zoo--Philadelphia a Brewery Town? Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg--AMERICA I AM--My Name Is Asher Lev--Bass-Baritone Eric Owens http://wrti.org/post/nadja-salerno-sonnenberg-america-i-am-my-name-asher-lev-bass-baritone-eric-owens <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. She performs Bruch's first violin concerto in performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra this week.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at <em>AMERICA I AM: The African American Imprint</em>, a new exhibition at the National Constitution Center that explores the myriad contributions African Americans have made to America.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Arden Theatre in Philadelphia as it premieres an adaptation of Chaim Potok's 1972 novel, <em>My Name Is Asher Lev.</em></p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles singing sensation Eric Owens. Despite a stellar international career, the Philadelphia-born bass baritone still finds time to regularly perform in his hometown.</p> Fri, 16 Jan 2009 19:16:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2075 at http://wrti.org Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg--AMERICA I AM--My Name Is Asher Lev--Bass-Baritone Eric Owens