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!

Creatively Speaking
10:07 am
Sat July 22, 2006

Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music

We revisit four recent features from the CultureFiles section at GoPhila.com. We look back at the history of Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music. We'll take a walk through Doylestown's James A. Michener Art Museum, while Susan Lewis visits the Rosenbach Museum & Library and the Fairmount Water Works.

News and Views
11:09 am
Mon July 17, 2006

Single Sex Schools

Jim Hilgen looks at the discussion on the merits, or lack thereof, of same sex education.

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
12:21 pm
Sat July 15, 2006

Zuill Bailey, cello

Cellist Zuill Bailey visits Jill this week. A notable artist, he has just completed recording the entire collection of Beethoven sonatas with pianist Simone Dinnerstein, under the auspices of the classical recording foundation, from which he won the Samuel Sanders Award. He is a sought-after and active soloist and chamber player, balancing a heavy touring schedule in concerts, and on radio and TV. He'll be appearing at Carnegie Hall this fall, with Ms. Dinnerstein.

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Arts & Culture
11:42 am
Sat July 15, 2006

Anne D'Harnoncourt on Andrew Wyeth

This week, with the latest regional flurry of Andrew Wyeth fever dying down, we speak with Director Anne D'Harnoncourt about the Philadelphia Museum of Art's hugely successful Wyeth retrospective.

Crossover
4:13 pm
Sat July 8, 2006

The Five Browns, pianists

This week, Jill chats with The 5 Browns, a quintet of unabashedly happy siblings, all concert pianists, and all graduates of the Juilliard School of Music. Their refreshing demeanor and joy in performing together the music that they love, has swept the nation and introduced scores of young people to the wonders of classical music.

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