Pennypacker Mills http://wrti.org en Insect Illustrations (ANS)--Maestro Jaap Van Zweden--Historical Musical Devices at Pennypacker Mills http://wrti.org/post/insect-illustrations-ans-maestro-jaap-van-zweden-historical-musical-devices-pennypacker-mills <p>Susan Lewis explores an exhibition of the insect illustrations of a world-renowned entomologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles the Dutch-born music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Jaap Van Zweden.</p> <p>Eric Brannon takes us to Pennypacker Mills in Schwenksville, PA for an exhibition of historical mechanical musical devices - the forebearers of modern electronic appliances such as the CD player and the iPod.</p> Sat, 13 Aug 2011 15:03:00 +0000 Susan Lewis, David Patrick Stearns & Eric Brannon 2584 at http://wrti.org Insect Illustrations (ANS)--Maestro Jaap Van Zweden--Historical Musical Devices at Pennypacker Mills 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