Nathaniel Ayers http://wrti.org en One Book, One Philadelphia--Delaware Art Museum--Traditions of Folk Art--OCP's Fidelio http://wrti.org/post/one-book-one-philadelphia-delaware-art-museum-traditions-folk-art-ocps-fidelio <p>Jim Cotter speaks with author Steve Lopez. His story of destitute musician Nathaniel Ayers is this year's selection for<em> One Book, One Philadelphia.</em></p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the Delaware Art Museum, a museum of stories with its own tale to tell.</p> <p>Jason Peifer explores how the skills and traditions of folk art are being passed on through apprenticeships.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns takes us to the Opera Company of Philadelphia's production of Beethoven's <em>Fidelio</em>.</p> Sat, 18 Oct 2008 20:50:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2034 at http://wrti.org One Book, One Philadelphia--Delaware Art Museum--Traditions of Folk Art--OCP's Fidelio Steve Lopez on Nathaniel Ayers--Laurel Hill Cemetery--Fashioning Kimono--The Ephrata Cloister http://wrti.org/post/steve-lopez-nathaniel-ayers-laurel-hill-cemetery-fashioning-kimono-ephrata-cloister <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's interview with writer Steve Lopez. His story of destitute musician Nathaniel Ayers is now being made into a major Hollywood movie.</p> <p>Tom Keels explores how Laurel Hill Cemetery, a Victorian-era burial ground, is helping local area residents to grieve for those lost to war and urban violence.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at modern art in the Japanese kimono, in an exhibition now at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits Lancaster County's Ephrata Cloister, one of America's earliest religious communities. Founded in 1732, the 28-acre site is now a National Historic Landmark.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2008 19:22:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Tom Keels & Jason Peifer 1994 at http://wrti.org Steve Lopez on Nathaniel Ayers--Laurel Hill Cemetery--Fashioning Kimono--The Ephrata Cloister Steve Lopez--Fashioning Kimono at the Philadelphia Museum of Art--Leon Fleisher performs Hindemith http://wrti.org/post/steve-lopez-fashioning-kimono-philadelphia-museum-art-leon-fleisher-performs-hindemith <p>Jim Cotter speaks with author Steve Lopez.? His story of destitute musician Nathaniel Ayers is being made into a film starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr.</p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to <em>Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan</em>, a new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to Leon Fleisher's performance of Paul Hindemith's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand with Christoph Eschenbach conducting the Curtis Symphony.</p> Sat, 26 Apr 2008 16:14:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 1962 at http://wrti.org Steve Lopez--Fashioning Kimono at the Philadelphia Museum of Art--Leon Fleisher performs Hindemith