Nancy M. Heinzen http://wrti.org en The 50 Gifts of Art Collectors Dorothy & Herbert Vogel--The Perfect Square--Composer Maurice Wright http://wrti.org/post/50-gifts-art-collectors-dorothy-herbert-vogel-perfect-square-composer-maurice-wright <p>Susan Lewis considers art collectors Dorothy and Herbert Vogel and their gifts of 50 works to museums in each of the 50 states. Susan also looks at related exhibitions at the Delaware Art Museum and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with author Nancy M. Heinzen. Her history of Rittenhouse Square, <i>The Perfect Square</i>, was published by Temple University Press.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns profiles Philadelphia-based composer Maurice Wright.</p> Wed, 23 Jun 2010 19:44:00 +0000 Susan Lewis, Jim Cotter & David Patrick Stearns 2369 at http://wrti.org The 50 Gifts of Art Collectors Dorothy & Herbert Vogel--The Perfect Square--Composer Maurice Wright Philly's 'Perfect Square'--Secret Lenape Ancestry--Skin & Bones--Mischianza http://wrti.org/post/phillys-perfect-square-secret-lenape-ancestry-skin-bones-mischianza <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Nancy M. Heinzen about her recently published history of Rittenhouse Square, <i>The Perfect Square.</i></p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to Penn Museum's exhibition about generations of Pennsylvanians who kept their Lenape identity secret for two centuries.</p> <p>Jason Peifer delves into the history of tattoos and body art with a visit to an exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum.</p> <p>As part of a series exploring overlooked events in local history, Tom Keels reports on the Mischianza - a citywide party held in Philadelphia during the American War of Independence, in honor of a British army general.</p> Tue, 29 Dec 2009 16:47:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2273 at http://wrti.org Philly's 'Perfect Square'--Secret Lenape Ancestry--Skin & Bones--Mischianza Conductor Yannick Nezet Seguin--Local Offerings in Family Theater--The History of Rittenhouse Square http://wrti.org/post/conductor-yannick-nezet-seguin-local-offerings-family-theater-history-rittenhouse-square <p>David Patrick Stearns speaks with Yannick Nezet Seguin, who is, at least for now, the conductor most likely to be The Philadelphia Orchestra's next music director.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores local offerings in family theater, and discusses different approaches to the form at the Arden, People's Light, and Lantern theaters.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Nancy M. Heinzen. Her history of Rittenhouse Square - <i>The Perfect Square</i> - has just been published by Temple University Press.</p> Thu, 03 Dec 2009 18:10:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter 2258 at http://wrti.org Conductor Yannick Nezet Seguin--Local Offerings in Family Theater--The History of Rittenhouse Square