PRISM Quartet http://wrti.org en PRISM Quartet--BlobFest--Philly's Historical Interpreters--German Soc. of PA's Hardy Von Auenmueller http://wrti.org/post/prism-quartet-blobfest-phillys-historical-interpreters-german-soc-pas-hardy-von-auenmueller <p>As PRISM Quartet celebrates its 25th anniversary, David Patrick Stearns profiles the all-saxophone group that has built a repertoire of more than 100 pieces.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at the way Phoenixville is reinventing itself through arts, culture, and entertainment. The former mill town is getting set to stage its 11th annual BlobFest - an event that kicks off with a reenactment of a scene from <i>The Blob</i>, the 1958 horror movie that made the Colonial Theater famous.</p> <p>Tom Keels spends time with some of Philadelphia's historical interpreters as they approach their busiest time of year.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with board chairman of the German Society of Pennsylvania, Hardy Von Auenmueller.</p> Fri, 02 Jul 2010 19:00:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter & Tom Keels 2372 at http://wrti.org PRISM Quartet--BlobFest--Philly's Historical Interpreters--German Soc. of PA's Hardy Von Auenmueller PRISM Quartet Celebrates 25th Anniversary http://wrti.org/post/prism-quartet-celebrates-25th-anniversary <p class="legacy-byline">By Jim Cotter</p><p class="legacy-audio-url">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrti/local-wrti-906826.mp3</p><p class="legacy-audio-caption">PRISM Quartet Celebrates 25th Anniversary</p><p>The mission of the all-saxophone, Philadelphia-based quartet is to commission and disseminate new works for the saxophone. In celebration of PRISM&#39;s 25-year milestone, they presented <i>Dave, The Premiere</i> - new music composed &quot;by guys named Dave,&quot; on June 4 and 5, 2010.</p> Thu, 10 Jun 2010 21:59:36 +0000 3331 at http://wrti.org Phila. Orch. Principals--Phila. Theatre Co.'s GOLDEN AGE--Healing War Veterans--PRISM Quartet's 25th http://wrti.org/post/phila-orch-principals-phila-theatre-cos-golden-age-healing-war-veterans-prism-quartets-25th <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Philadelphia Orchestra principal harp Elizabeth Hainen, and principal cello Hai-Ye Ni. Both are soloists in upcoming concerts under Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.</p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to the <i>Golden Age</i>, a new play by Terrence McNally. The Philadelphia Theater Company production premieres January 22.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Gala True, a Veterans Administration medical anthropologist studying the use of story telling techniques found in folklore and oral history projects, to help heal Afghan and Iraq war veterans.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles PRISM Quartet. The all-saxophone group, celebrating its 25th anniversary, has built a repertoire of more than 100 pieces.</p> Sat, 23 Jan 2010 14:42:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2287 at http://wrti.org Phila. Orch. Principals--Phila. Theatre Co.'s GOLDEN AGE--Healing War Veterans--PRISM Quartet's 25th