Schuylkill Center http://wrti.org en Landscape Architect Kim Wilkie--Threepenny Opera--Environmental Art--Symphony in C's K. Thiagarajan http://wrti.org/post/landscape-architect-kim-wilkie-threepenny-opera-environmental-art-symphony-cs-k-thiagarajan <p>Jim Cotter speaks with landscape architect Kim Wilkie. He's the designer of Longwood Gardens' new East Conservatory Plaza, featuring the first terraced lawn in the United States and the largest indoor green wall in North America.</p> <p>Jane Pepper explores <i>The Threepenny Opera</i>. The Arden Theatre presents its production of the classic 1920s-era Brecht and Weill musical through November 7, 2010.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers different approaches to environmental art, with a visit to the Schuylkill Center in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia.</p> <p>And we speak with Krishna Thiagarajan, the new president of Camden's Symphony in C orchestra.</p> Sat, 09 Oct 2010 19:36:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jane Pepper 2425 at http://wrti.org Landscape Architect Kim Wilkie--Threepenny Opera--Environmental Art--Symphony in C's K. Thiagarajan Environmentalism and Art--Claes Oldenburg--Yannick Nezet-Seguin--Elizabeth Osborne http://wrti.org/post/environmentalism-and-art-claes-oldenburg-yannick-nezet-seguin-elizabeth-osborne <p>Susan Lewis considers the intersection of environmentalism and art with a visit to the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and the Asian Arts Initiative. The two venues are now hosting work by environmental artists from Taiwan.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with legendary pop artist Claes Oldenburg. The creator of two of Philadelphia's most iconic works of public art, he's been commissioned by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to create a third.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns looks back to the first visit to Philadelphia of Yannick Nezet-Seguin, the next music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra.</p> <p>And we profile the veteran Philadelphia painter Elizabeth Osborne.</p> Sat, 14 Aug 2010 17:08:00 +0000 Susan Lewis, Jim Cotter & David Patrick Stearns 2398 at http://wrti.org Environmentalism and Art--Claes Oldenburg--Yannick Nezet-Seguin--Elizabeth Osborne