Contests
3:58 pm
Thu July 29, 2010

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WRTI Spotlight
12:33 pm
Thu July 29, 2010

<a><h3>Vote for Your Favorite Classical Work!</h3></a>

Starting tomorrow, vote for your favorite classical work. We'll tally your votes and the top 30 will be presented in our first-ever Labor Day Weekend Classical Countdown.

We want to hear what moves, thrills, or inspires you. Is it a Beethoven symphony? A Vivaldi concerto? A Puccini aria? You name it!

Remember: voting starts - right here - on July 31st. Spread the word...

Voting starts July 31st.

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News and Views
8:59 am
Tue July 27, 2010

Military Outreach Facility in Northeast Philadelphia: A New Recruitment Method Coming To An End

Military Outreach Facility in Northeast Philadelphia: A New Recruitment Method Coming To An End

Philadelphia, PA – A controversial "Army Experience Center" in a Northeast Philadelphia shopping mall will soon close its doors after a two-year pilot program. WRTI's Windsor Johnston reports on the multi-million dollar facility, which has declared its military outreach efforts "a mission accomplished."

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Crossover
3:58 pm
Sat July 24, 2010

A Tribute To Our Planet

Jill Pasternak interviews harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and composer George Fenton, who are as passionate about the environment as they are about their music.

Yolanda Kondonassis, harpist / George Fenton, composer

Grammy-nominated harpist Yolanda Kondonassis has authored Our House Is Round, a book that teaches children about the importance of protecting the Earth. She's also donating a portion of the proceeds from her album Air to the Environmental Defense Fund.

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Creatively Speaking
12:03 pm
Sat July 24, 2010

Chamber Orch of Philadelphia--The Historical Society of PA--Entertainers of Reading Terminal Market

Dirk Brosse is the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's new music director.

Jim Cotter speaks with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's executive director Peter Gistelinck, who has just renewed his contract for five years. The Orchestra begins its season in the fall with a new music director, Dirk Brosse.

Susan Lewis considers the beginnings, evolution, and contemporary mission of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1824, the Society is now celebrating the centennial of its landmark building at 13th and Locust streets in Philadelphia.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
9:33 am
Thu July 22, 2010

Symphony in C on WRTI

Sunday, July 24

3 to 5 pm


Works by Robert Schumann and Anton Bruckner

Conductor: Rossen Milanov

Program:


SCHUMANN: Konzertstuck for Four Horns and Orchestra in F major

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7 in E major

Symphony in C website

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Hot Tip for The High Brow
1:46 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

Hot Tip for the High Brow: Visiting Religious Landmarks

Hot Tip for the High Brow: Visiting Religious Landmarks

Philadelphia, PA – WRTI's Dave Conant offers his advice on exploring our region's sacred spaces.

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Audio Archive
1:34 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

Actor James Earl Jones

Actor James Earl Jones

Philadelphia, PA – The veteran star of screen and stage discusses his legendary voice, and his choice of roles.

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Creatively Speaking
1:28 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

The Barnes Foundation's New Home

WRTI's Jim Cotter speaks with architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien on their design philosophy for the Barnes Foundation's new home in Center City, Philadelphia.

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News and Views
11:11 am
Mon July 19, 2010

Haiti: Six Months After The Earthquake

Haiti: Six Months After The Earthquake

Philadelphia, PA – Last January, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the island nation of Haiti, killing 300,000 people, leaving 1.5 million homeless, and destroying the nation's already deteriorating infrastructure. WRTI's Windsor Johnston takes a look at how the country is faring six months later.

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