The State of Local Arts--Art of Nandalal Bose--Kutztown Folk Festival--Composer Harry Donald Hewitt

Jun 28, 2008

Jim Cotter hosts a round-table discussion recorded at the Kimmel Center. The panelists are Kimmel Center President and CEO Ann Ewers, Philadelphia Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Sara Garonzik, Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe Producing Director Nick Stuccio, and Pennsylvania Ballet Executive Director Michael Scolamiero.

Susan Lewis reports on a new Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibition of the work of Nandalal Bose, a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi. The artist is widely considered as India's father of modern art.

Jason Peifer takes a look at the upcoming Kutztown Folk Festival.  In its 59th year, the annual event showcases Pennsylvania Dutch heritage.

David Patrick Stearns examines the life and work of the much under-appreciated local composer Harry Donald Hewitt. Hewitt labored at 19th and Pine streets in Philadelphia, writing hundreds of works but died in total obscurity in 2003.

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