Creatively Speaking
9:28 am
Sat August 19, 2006

The CultureFiles at GoPhila.com

Favorites from the CultureFiles section at GoPhila.com, featuring visits to some of our regions great cultural destinations. As it approaches its 5th anniversary, we tour the Kimmel Center. Jason Peifer visits the Wilma Theater. Susan Lewis explores Independence Hall, and we spend a sunny afternoon at the Children's Garden in Camden.

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News and Views
3:41 pm
Mon August 14, 2006

Aging in America

As Americans, on the whole, are getting older questions are bound to follow. Jim Hilgen takes a look at some of the issues facing older Americans today, as well as the generations to come.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

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Crossover
11:08 am
Sat August 12, 2006

Brian Trainor, pianist (encore presentation from November 1998)

This week it's a tribute to late jazz great, Brian Trainor. Jill had arranged to interview Trainor recently, but his untimely passing left the interview session unfilled. Jill last visited with Trainor several years ago, and we'll hear an update of that interview, and of course, lots of music from Brian Trainor.

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Creatively Speaking
9:52 am
Sat August 12, 2006

Derek Gillman

This week, a conversation with Derek Gillman, the newly appointed President of the Barnes Foundation. Gillman's written a book called The Idea of Cultural Heritage. Jason Peifer examines the art craft and science of set design, and Susan Lewis takes a look at the world of fine art photography. In our regular exploration of the CultureFiles section of GoPhila.com we visit Historic Fallsington.

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News and Views
11:53 am
Mon August 7, 2006

Cosmetic Surgery

It may seem, to the casual observer, as though everyone has had some sort of cosmetic procedure. Jim Hilgen takes a look at some of the ins and outs of cosmetic surgery.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

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Creatively Speaking
3:16 pm
Sat August 5, 2006

The Irish Tenors

This week we speak with The Irish Tenors, who are in Philadelphia this week to perform at the Mann Center. Jason Peifer explores the role of the Theater critic. We speak with James Undercoffler. He takes up the presidency of the Philadelphia Orchestra this month. And in our regular exploration of the CultureFiles section of GoPhila.com we speak with Bernard Cywinski, the creator of Philadelphia's most visited attraction; the Liberty Bell Center.

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Crossover
11:11 am
Sat August 5, 2006

David Leopold, Curator

This week on Crossover, a walk down memory lane with Jill, and David Leopold, curator of the exhibit Show Business: Irving Berlin's Hollywood, on view at the Michener Museum in Doylestown. The exhibit features rare film clips, photos, posters and memorabilia spanning the incredible career of one of the great American songwriters, Irving Berlin. The exhibit runs thru September 3rd at the Michener.

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Creatively Speaking
11:04 am
Sat July 29, 2006

Lucy the Elephant

July is one of the wettest months in this region. If you've discovered this while down the shore recently or are planning a trip soon, you should check out the next Creatively Speaking! for some activities ideas away from the beach! We visit Lucy the Elephant in Margate to learn about her past and see what's on the inside of this 125 year-old attraction; Wildwood is using a 1950's musical label to name and protect the town's distinctive 50's urban landscape.

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News and Views
9:35 am
Mon July 24, 2006

Sunken History

Shipwrecks along our shoreline hold history and, some hope, treasure. Jim Hilgen looks at the sunken history along the Delaware and New Jersey shore.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

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Crossover
10:58 am
Sat July 22, 2006

ADVENTURE AQUARIUM Greg Charboneau, Executive Director

Jill explores the kingdom under the sea with Executive Director of Adventure Aquarium on the Camden waterfront, Greg Charbineau. He has often said that he would like to put music to the movements of the many aquatic animals housed there, and that's what we've done on this week's Crossover!

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