Brewerytown http://wrti.org en Philadelphia's Age-Old Love Of Beer http://wrti.org/post/philadelphias-age-old-love-beer <p></p><p>Anyone who has ever attended a local sports event knows that Philadelphians love their beer. But what’s less well understood is the role that Philadelphia brewers, many of whom were German immigrants, played in the social and economic development of the city during the 1800s. WRTI's Jim Cotter reports.</p><p><a href="http://vimeo.com/68184377" target="_blank"><strong>Watch a video about Beer Week in Philadelphia, starting on July 12th.</strong></a></p><p></p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 18:03:49 +0000 Jim Cotter 6184 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia's Age-Old Love Of Beer A is for Art Museum--Fulfilling a Prophecy--Sacred Harp Singing--Philly a Brewery Town? http://wrti.org/post/art-museum-fulfilling-prophecy-sacred-harp-singing-philly-brewery-town <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's conversation with Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker, the authors of the children's book <em>A is for Art Museum</em>.? We also drop in on an art program for pre-schoolers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. </p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the Penn Museum exhibition <em>Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania.</em></p> <p>Jason Peifer explores Sacred?Harp singing, a resurgent a cappella singing tradition that dates back to the early 1800s.</p> <p>Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the city's current beer-making renaissance.</p> Sat, 10 Jan 2009 15:34:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2071 at http://wrti.org A is for Art Museum--Fulfilling a Prophecy--Sacred Harp Singing--Philly a Brewery Town? Yannick Nezet-Seguin--The Government Inspector--Philadelphia's Connection with Beer--Andrea Baldeck http://wrti.org/post/yannick-nezet-seguin-government-inspector-philadelphias-connection-beer-andrea-baldeck <p>David Patrick Stearns introduces us to Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Philadelphia audiences get their first glimpse of the young French-Canadian conductor as he leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in works by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky this week.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Lantern Theater Company as it stages a new adaptation of the classic Nikolai Gogol play, <em>The Government Inspector.</em></p> <p>Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the city's current beer-making renaissance.</p> <p>Susan Lewis profiles Andrea Baldeck. The in-demand, fine-art photographer will be featured in three concurrent exhibitions in the Philadelphia area.</p> Tue, 09 Dec 2008 21:56:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2059 at http://wrti.org Yannick Nezet-Seguin--The Government Inspector--Philadelphia's Connection with Beer--Andrea Baldeck