Project 21 http://wrti.org en How Local Artists Reinterpret a Japanese Childhood Tradition http://wrti.org/post/how-local-artists-reinterpret-japanese-childhood-tradition <p>This week, a look at a new exhibition that shows how local artists have reinterpreted a Japanese childhood tradition; Susan Lewis checks back with contestants in the Project 21 film competition as they near the end of their three-week long production schedule; Jason Peifer explores the popularity of jukebox musicals and visits the Delaware Theatre Company in Wilmington as they stage "Sam Cooke: Forever Mr. Soul."; In our regular exploration of the CultureFiles section at GoPhila.com, we visit the Shoe Museum at Temple University's School of Podiatric Medicine.</p> Sat, 02 Dec 2006 20:23:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1677 at http://wrti.org Thomas Eakins http://wrti.org/post/thomas-eakins <p>Efforts are now underway to keep Thomas Eakins' iconic painting The Gross Clinic in Philadelphia. We speak with those leading the charge; Jason Peifer explores The Tales of Hoffmann from Temple University Opera Theater. The production is based on the newest edition of the 19th century opera, which incorporates 24 previously undiscovered pages from Composer Jacques Offenbach's original score; and, Susan Lewis looks at a new film-making contest. Project 21 gives competitors just 21 days to create a complete new work-but with a twist.</p> Sat, 18 Nov 2006 15:54:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1679 at http://wrti.org