Ephrata Cloister http://wrti.org en Timothy Rub of the PMA--The Ephrata Cloisters--Philadelphia Zoo 150th year http://wrti.org/post/timothy-rub-pma-ephrata-cloisters-philadelphia-zoo-150th-year <p class="legacy-audio-caption">Timothy Rub, new director and CEO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 05 Sep 2009 15:20:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2202 at http://wrti.org Curtis with the Phila. Orch.--Skyscapers Spectacles--Ephrata Cloister--Patrick Dougherty's Sculpture http://wrti.org/post/curtis-phila-orch-skyscapers-spectacles-ephrata-cloister-patrick-doughertys-sculpture <p>David Patrick Stearns speaks with Curtis Institute of Music students making debuts as concerto soloists with The Philadelphia Orchestra this summer.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at skyscrapers and spectacles - the subjects of two summertime exhibitions drawn from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's collection of prints, photography, and works on paper.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Ephrata Cloister in Lancaster County, one of America's earliest religious communities and a National Historic Landmark.</p> <p>Jim Cotter visits Morris Arboretum artist-in-residence Patrick Dougherty. Last April, Jim spoke with him as he worked on a now-completed sculpture of interwoven tree branches, twigs and saplings.</p> Wed, 24 Jun 2009 14:07:00 +0000 Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter & Jason Peifer 2162 at http://wrti.org Curtis with the Phila. Orch.--Skyscapers Spectacles--Ephrata Cloister--Patrick Dougherty's Sculpture Steve Lopez on Nathaniel Ayers--Laurel Hill Cemetery--Fashioning Kimono--The Ephrata Cloister http://wrti.org/post/steve-lopez-nathaniel-ayers-laurel-hill-cemetery-fashioning-kimono-ephrata-cloister <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's interview with writer Steve Lopez. His story of destitute musician Nathaniel Ayers is now being made into a major Hollywood movie.</p> <p>Tom Keels explores how Laurel Hill Cemetery, a Victorian-era burial ground, is helping local area residents to grieve for those lost to war and urban violence.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at modern art in the Japanese kimono, in an exhibition now at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits Lancaster County's Ephrata Cloister, one of America's earliest religious communities. Founded in 1732, the 28-acre site is now a National Historic Landmark.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2008 19:22:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Tom Keels & Jason Peifer 1994 at http://wrti.org Steve Lopez on Nathaniel Ayers--Laurel Hill Cemetery--Fashioning Kimono--The Ephrata Cloister