Philadelphia Museum of Art http://wrti.org en Jeff Duperon with Michael Pedicin at Art After 5, June 20, 6 PM http://wrti.org/post/jeff-duperon-michael-pedicin-art-after-5-june-20-6-pm <p>Join Jeff Duperon on Friday, June 20th at 6 pm as he hosts his program live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.&nbsp; The museum’s <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5" target="_blank"><strong><em>Art After 5 </em></strong></a>series is featuring <strong>Michael Pedicin,</strong> a nationally respected post-bop saxophonist with some strong Philadelphia ties. Pedicin and his band will perform in support of their most recent release, <strong><em>Why Stop Now…Ubuntu</em></strong>.</p><p>http://youtu.be/xB6OTfKtWq0</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:51:58 +0000 Maureen Malloy 7416 at http://wrti.org Jeff Duperon with Michael Pedicin at Art After 5, June 20, 6 PM Music FINALLY Heard: Jimmy Amadie's Jazz Concert at the PMA http://wrti.org/post/music-finally-heard-jimmy-amadies-jazz-concert-pma <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After injuring his hands, Philadelphia jazz pianist <strong>Jimmy </strong></span><strong>Amadie</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> stopped playing for decades. But a CD released this year documents his return to the concert stage, playing live at <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/" target="_blank"><strong>Art After 5 </strong></a>at t</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he Philadelphia Museum of Art. <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EFQA992?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creativeASIN=B00EFQA992&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;tag=hot11-20" target="_blank"><strong>Check out the CD here!</strong></a></span></p><p>http://youtu.be/CwElFmqHXYs</p><p>http://youtu.be/ngALVgbcR4Q</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 01:57:12 +0000 Susan Lewis 6715 at http://wrti.org Music FINALLY Heard: Jimmy Amadie's Jazz Concert at the PMA Live from Art After 5! http://wrti.org/post/live-art-after-5 <p>Join Jeff Duperon on Friday, October 18th at 6 pm as he hosts his show live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/"><strong>The museum&rsquo;s <em>Art After 5 </em>series is featuring vocalist, and true jazz advocate, Rhenda Fearrington.&nbsp;</strong></a> If you haven&rsquo;t been to one of Rhenda&rsquo;s performances, I&rsquo;m sure you&rsquo;ve met her at a Philadelphia jazz event. Her commitment to this music has taken her to (sometimes) numerous venues in one night to support her brothers and sisters in music.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:09:06 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6559 at http://wrti.org Live from Art After 5! Music (and Art) at the Museum: Art After 5 on Friday Nights http://wrti.org/post/music-and-art-museum-art-after-5-friday-nights <p></p><p></p><p>Philadelphia&rsquo;s largest fine art museum - over the past decade - has also become one of the city&rsquo;s premiere performing arts presenters. As WRTI&rsquo;s Jim Cotter reports, it&rsquo;s attracting widely diverse audiences.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:34:46 +0000 Jim Cotter 6549 at http://wrti.org Music (and Art) at the Museum: Art After 5 on Friday Nights WRTI & Terell Stafford at Art After 5 = Fun! http://wrti.org/post/wrti-terell-stafford-art-after-5-fun <p>Join Jeff Duperon this Friday evening, September 13 at 6 pm as he presents his program live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/" target="_blank"><strong>The museum’s <em>Art After 5 </em>series is beginning a new season,</strong></a> and Temple University's own <a href="http://www.terellstafford.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Terell Stafford</strong></a> has the honor of kicking it off.&nbsp; Stafford will perform with The Philly New York Junction, which features Tony Miceli on vibes and Chris Farr on saxophone.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:32:54 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6445 at http://wrti.org WRTI & Terell Stafford at Art After 5 = Fun! Art and Golf in Victorian Great Britain http://wrti.org/post/art-and-golf-victorian-great-britain <p></p><p><a href="http://www.usopen.com/index.html" target="_blank">Golf’s U.S. OPEN </a>starts on June 10th in suburban Philadelphia. WRTI’s Susan Lewis considers&nbsp; the relationship between art and golf in Victorian Great Britain, as a Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibition spotlights an 1847 masterwork.</p><p><a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/782.html" target="_blank"><em>The Art of Golf </em></a>runs through July 7th at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 19:12:44 +0000 Susan Lewis 5586 at http://wrti.org Art and Golf in Victorian Great Britain Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art http://wrti.org/post/great-and-mighty-things-outsider-art-philadelphia-museum-art-0 <p sizcache="2" sizset="102">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The term "outsider art" came into use in the early&nbsp;</span>1970s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;from a French description for unrefined art. As&nbsp;</span>WRTI’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Jim Cotter reports, the preferred term today is “self-taught,” and a single collection of such work is the focus of a </span><a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/768.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><strong><font color="#0c4ca2">major exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art that runs through June 9th.</font></strong></a></p><p></p><p> Mon, 27 May 2013 12:11:42 +0000 Jim Cotter 5558 at http://wrti.org Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Jazz Special on WRTI With a Philadelphia Museum of Art Connection! http://wrti.org/post/jazz-special-wrti-philadelphia-museum-art-connection <p>In honor of Black History Month, WRTI presents a <em>JazzSet </em>from NPR Special: a live, recorded performance of jazz pianist Jason Moran's 'Live: Time On The Quilts Of Gee's Bend' Suite, that was commissioned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art's <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/"><strong><em>Art After 5</em> program</strong>,</a> and had its world premiere there in 2008. The work is influenced by the quilts and quilters of Gee's Bend, Alabama.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:59:49 +0000 WRTI Staff 5165 at http://wrti.org Jazz Special on WRTI With a Philadelphia Museum of Art Connection! Gauguin, Cezanne, Matisse: Visions of Arcadia at PMA http://wrti.org/post/gauguin-cezanne-matisse-visions-arcadia-pma <p>WRTI's Susan Lewis take you to the Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition that explores how the idea of utopia captivated the imaginations of early 20th-century artists. <em>Visions of Arcadia</em> runs through September 3rd.</p> Sat, 25 Aug 2012 15:50:43 +0000 Susan Lewis 4331 at http://wrti.org Gauguin, Cezanne, Matisse: Visions of Arcadia at PMA