Eastern State Penitentiary http://wrti.org en Claes Oldenburg--The Crossing's Month of Moderns--Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary http://wrti.org/post/claes-oldenburg-crossings-month-moderns-bastille-day-eastern-state-penitentiary <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>David Patrick Stearns looks at "The Month of Moderns" - a series of concerts by the chamber choir The Crossing at the Presbyterian Church in Chestnut Hill.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits historic Eastern State Penitentiary ahead of its annual Bastille Day celebrations.</p> Fri, 09 Jul 2010 18:53:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis 2377 at http://wrti.org Claes Oldenburg--The Crossing's Month of Moderns--Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary Philadelphia Museum of Art--Pianist Yuja Wang--Eastern State Penitentiary--Cherry Blossom Festival http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-museum-art-pianist-yuja-wang-eastern-state-penitentiary-cherry-blossom-festival <p>We look ahead to a new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art featuring the works of some talented, young, local artists.</p> <p>Philadelphia Inquirer music critic David Patrick Stearns profiles pianist Yuja Wang. The fast-rising star is the soloist when the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields performs at the Kimmel Center next week.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits historic Eastern State Penitentiary, now planning the renovation of a synagogue within its walls.</p> <p>Jason Peifer looks ahead to the year's Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2008 14:53:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 1956 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia Museum of Art--Pianist Yuja Wang--Eastern State Penitentiary--Cherry Blossom Festival Leah Stein Dance Company--The Picture of Dorian Gray--Boychoir & Girlchoir--Winterthur Museum http://wrti.org/post/leah-stein-dance-company-picture-dorian-gray-boychoir-girlchoir-winterthur-museum <p>Leah Stein Dance Company at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site. </p> <p>Center City Opera Theater: Lowell Liebermann's The Picture of Dorian Gray. </p> <p>Jason Peifer: Keystone State Boychoir, and Pennsylvania Girlchoir. </p> <p>Susan Lewis: Winterthur Museum &amp; Country Estate.</p> Sat, 09 Jun 2007 16:43:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1840 at http://wrti.org