First Person Arts Festival http://wrti.org en Anne Ewers, Kimmel President--Costume Design--Asians in Clssical Music--First Person Festival http://wrti.org/post/anne-ewers-kimmel-president-costume-design-asians-clssical-music-first-person-festival <p>Anne Ewers, New President of Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.</p> <p>A look at the role of the costume designer in theatrical productions.</p> <p>Mari Yoshihara, author of <em>Musicians from a Different Shore</em>, examines role of Asians in classical music world.</p> <p>First Person Arts presents a storytelling competition, or "Story Slam," as part of the First Person Festival of Memoir and Documentary Art.</p> Sat, 10 Nov 2007 18:42:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Pfiefer & Mari Yoshihara 1899 at http://wrti.org Anne Ewers, Kimmel President--Costume Design--Asians in Clssical Music--First Person Festival Elissa Lee Koljonen--My Name is Asher Lev--StorySlams--German Postwar Art http://wrti.org/post/elissa-lee-koljonen-my-name-asher-lev-storyslams-german-postwar-art <p>Elissa Lee Koljonen: Internationally renowned violinist .</p> <p>Playwright Aaron Posner's stage adaptation of Chaim Potok's novel<em> My Name Is Asher Lev</em>.</p> <p>Philadelphia's First Person Arts' StorySlams--modern incarnations of the ancient art form of storytelling.</p> <p>Philadelphia Museum of Art curator Carlos Basualdo on postwar German exhibition <i>Notations: Kiefer, Polke, Richter.</i></p> Sat, 21 Jul 2007 16:21:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Pfeifer 1859 at http://wrti.org Elissa Lee Koljonen--My Name is Asher Lev--StorySlams--German Postwar Art The Wagner Free Institute of Science http://wrti.org/post/wagner-free-institute-science <p>We visit the Wagner Free Institute of Science in Philadelphia. It's just won a national award for innovation in education for doing things the old-fashioned way! Susan Lewis explores truth, memory, and the murkiness of memoir with artists from this week's First Person Arts Festival. And in our regular exploration of the CultureFiles section at GoPhila.com, Jason Peifer visits the Wilma Theater.</p> Sat, 10 Jun 2006 20:15:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1699 at http://wrti.org