James MacMillan http://wrti.org en Sculptor Claes Oldenburg--"George Washington"--Composer James MacMillan--Re-beginning, Atwater Kent http://wrti.org/post/sculptor-claes-oldenburg-george-washington-composer-james-macmillan-re-beginning-atwater-kent <p>A conversation with Claes Oldenburg. The world-renowned sculptor's centerpiece for Lenfest Plaza, the new civic space at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, is being installed on August 20th.</p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to two exhibitions at the National Constitution Center that explore "the real" George Washington.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns profiles the Scottish composer James MacMillan.</p> <p>And we speak with Charles Croce, the CEO of Philadelphia's City Museum - the revamped and renamed Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent.</p> Sat, 20 Aug 2011 15:59:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2587 at http://wrti.org Sculptor Claes Oldenburg--"George Washington"--Composer James MacMillan--Re-beginning, Atwater Kent Playwright Rogelio Martinez's Wanamaker's Pursuit--PIFA 2011-- Pennypacker Mills--James MacMillan http://wrti.org/post/playwright-rogelio-martinezs-wanamakers-pursuit-pifa-2011-pennypacker-mills-james-macmillan <p>Jim Cotter speaks with playwright Rogelio Martinez. The Arden Theatre presents the world-premiere production of his <i>Wanamaker's Pursuit</i> as part of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). </p> <p>Susan Lewis considers two early 20th-century artists whose work in Paris has inspired collaborations in this year's PIFA.</p> <p>Eric Brannon takes us to Pennypacker Mills in Schwenksville, PA for an exhibition of historical mechanical musical devices - the forefathers of modern electronic appliances such as the CD player and the iPod.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns profiles the Scottish composer James MacMillan.</p> Sat, 16 Apr 2011 15:33:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Eric Brannon & Susan Lewis 2520 at http://wrti.org Playwright Rogelio Martinez's Wanamaker's Pursuit--PIFA 2011-- Pennypacker Mills--James MacMillan