Independence Seaport Museum http://wrti.org en The Independence Seaport Museum: Telling History And Promoting A Vital Resource http://wrti.org/post/independence-seaport-museum-telling-history-and-promoting-vital-resource <p></p><p>Summer draws people to the water, but Philadelphia’s rivers are important to city residents year round. As WRTI's Susan Lewis reports, that’s the message of the Independence Seaport Museum, on the Delaware River at Penn's Landing.</p><p>The Independence Seaport Museum is open daily, with extended hours Thursday through Saturday during the summer. <a href="http://phillyseapo.web713.discountasp.net/TidesofFreedom"><strong><em>Tides of Freedom, </em></strong></a>an exhibition now at the Seaport Museum through 2015, tells of the role of the river in the African-American experience.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:13:25 +0000 Susan Lewis 6090 at http://wrti.org The Independence Seaport Museum: Telling History And Promoting A Vital Resource The India Music and Dance Society of Philadelphia http://wrti.org/post/india-music-and-dance-society-philadelphia <p>Join Jill Pasternak when she speaks with members of the India Music and Dance Society (SRUTI) about the two styles of Indian classical music, Carnatic and Hindustani, and about upcoming performances of this music at the Independence Seaport Museum on September 3rd and 4th.</p><p>More Information:</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.sruti.org/sruti/srutiEvents.asp" target="_blank">India Music and Dance Society</a></li></ul> Sat, 27 Aug 2011 18:29:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2588 at http://wrti.org The India Music and Dance Society of Philadelphia 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 David Hayes--Secret Lenape Ancestry--The Rape of Lucretia--Independence Seaport Museum http://wrti.org/post/david-hayes-secret-lenape-ancestry-rape-lucretia-independence-seaport-museum <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Philadelphia Singers Music Director David Hayes. His group is hosting the Chorus America Conference - the annual gathering of choirs and choral groups from around the country.</p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to the Penn Museum's exhibition about generations of Pennsylvanians who kept their Lenape identity secret for two centuries.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns previews the latest production from the Opera Company of Philadelphia. Baritone Nathan Gunn and tenor William Burden star in Benjamin Brittens' <i>The Rape of Lucretia.</i></p> <p>Jason Peifer delves into the history of tattoos and body art with a visit to the Independence Seaport Museum's <i>Skin &amp; Bones</i> exhibition.</p> Tue, 02 Jun 2009 14:13:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2144 at http://wrti.org David Hayes--Secret Lenape Ancestry--The Rape of Lucretia--Independence Seaport Museum Thomas Chimes--Independence Seaport Museum--Cezanne & Beyond at PMA--L'Enfant at les Sortilges http://wrti.org/post/thomas-chimes-independence-seaport-museum-cezanne-beyond-pma-lenfant-les-sortilges <p>We remember Thomas Chimes who died this week at age 88. He was one of Philadelphia's most respected contemporary artists.</p> <p>Jason Peifer delves into the history of tattoos and body art with a visit to a new exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum. <em>Skin &amp; Bones </em>explores the beliefs, mysteries, and traditions of the tattoo in American maritime culture.</p> <p>We listen again as Susan Lewis visits <em>Cezanne and Beyond </em>at The Philadelphia Museum of Art.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns previews the Opera Company of Philadelphia's latest production of Ravel's <em>L'Enfant et les Sortil?ges</em>.</p> Wed, 22 Apr 2009 13:07:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2118 at http://wrti.org Thomas Chimes--Independence Seaport Museum--Cezanne & Beyond at PMA--L'Enfant at les Sortilges Simone Dinnerstein--Independence Seaport Museum--Antonio Mancini at the Philadelphia Museum of Art http://wrti.org/post/simone-dinnerstein-independence-seaport-museum-antonio-mancini-philadelphia-museum-art <p>Jim Cotter speaks with pianist Simone Dinnerstein about a computer generated re-recording of Glenn Gould's legendary performance of Bach's <em>Goldberg Variations</em>. Her own recording of the <em>'Variations</em> has been on the classical music charts for 18 weeks now.</p> <p>Jason Peifer takes us the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia. </p> <p>Susan Lewis visits an exhibition of the works of the prominent late nineteenth century Italian painter Antonio Mancini at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</p> Sat, 05 Jan 2008 19:40:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1921 at http://wrti.org Simone Dinnerstein--Independence Seaport Museum--Antonio Mancini at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Simone Dinnerstein's Goldberg Variations--The World on Paper--The Independence Seaport Museum http://wrti.org/post/simone-dinnersteins-goldberg-variations-world-paper-independence-seaport-museum <p>Pianist Simone Dinnerstein: Her recording of Bach's <i>Goldberg Variations</i> has won praise.</p> <p>William H. Johnson's <i>World on Paper</i> at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</p> <p>The Independence Seaport Museum at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia--the waterfront museum includes a working boat shop, an 1892 battleship used in the Spanish-American War, and a World War II submarine.</p> Sat, 14 Jul 2007 20:04:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Yoshi Iwasak & Jason Pfeifer 1887 at http://wrti.org Simone Dinnerstein's Goldberg Variations--The World on Paper--The Independence Seaport Museum