Baptist Temple http://wrti.org en Pianist Leon Bates http://wrti.org/post/pianist-leon-bates <p>Jill interviews pianist, recording artist, and composer Leon Bates as he gets set to kick off the inaugural season of performances at the newly restored Baptist Temple, on the campus of Temple University.</p> Fri, 01 Oct 2010 15:36:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2418 at http://wrti.org Pianist Leon Bates Pianist Yuja Wang--Historical Soc. of PA-WICKED PHILADELPHIA--Renovated Baptist Temple at Temple http://wrti.org/post/pianist-yuja-wang-historical-soc-pa-wicked-philadelphia-renovated-baptist-temple-temple <p>David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to the Kimmel Center recital debut of Curtis-trained pianist Yuja Wang on April 29, 2010.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the evolution of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1824, the Society is now celebrating the centennial of its Philadelphia landmark building.</p> <p>As part of a companion series to his latest book <i>Wicked Philadelphia</i>, Tom Keels uncovers a notorious 19th century grave-robbing scandal.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Charles Henry Bethea, Executive Director of the Baptist Temple at Temple University. Following extensive renovations, the Temple has re-opened as a state-of-the-art performance and event space.</p> Sat, 24 Apr 2010 13:29:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter & Tom Keels 2335 at http://wrti.org Pianist Yuja Wang--Historical Soc. of PA-WICKED PHILADELPHIA--Renovated Baptist Temple at Temple