News & Views

WRTI's News and Views is a series of short reports and interviews that shine a light on a variety of civic and cultural issues in our region and across the country. It's no longer being aired on WRTI - but you can still enjoy this content from the series.


News and Views
4:35 pm
Sun December 12, 2010

Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits at PAFA

Sylvia Fein (b. 1919) Self-Portrait, 1949
Pencil on paper, 19 x 12 1/2 inches
Gift of Sylvia Fein and William Scheuber, 2005.27.1
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
News and Views
2:19 pm
Sun November 28, 2010

OLD WICKED SONGS: Jon Marans' Pulitzer-Nominated Play at Bristol Riverside Theatre

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News and Views
7:49 am
Mon November 15, 2010

TUNE UP PHILLY: The Local Start of an El Sistema-Inspired Endeavor

News and Views
8:24 am
Sat October 9, 2010

Celebrating Dracula at the Rosenbach Museum and Library

Susan Lewis considers DRACULA by Bram Stoker, whose notes for the famous novel live on at the Rosenbach Museum and Library. A Dracula Exhibition and Festival are taking place through October at the Rosenbach in Center City, Philadelphia.

News and Views
8:34 pm
Mon July 12, 2010

'The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at PAFA and the Delaware Art Museum

News and Views
10:56 am
Mon June 28, 2010

'LATE RENOIR' Explored at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Girl in a Red Ruff, 1896
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French
Oil on canvas
Bequest of Charlotte Dorrance Wright, 1978

Philadelphia, PA – Late 19th-century French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir worked until his death in 1919. WRTI's Susan Lewis explores LATE RENOIR, an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which makes the case that artworks created by Renoir during the final decades of his career were among his finest, and a model for future generations.

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News and Views
10:07 am
Mon June 7, 2010

Art In The Open: A New 'Plein Air' Festival on the Banks of The Schuylkill River

News and Views
11:54 pm
Mon March 29, 2010

What Does it Take to Get Young People Fired Up About Classical Music?

News and Views
11:15 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Picasso and the Avant Garde in Paris: PMA Puts Modern Master in Context

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News and Views
9:07 pm
Sun March 7, 2010

National Constitution Center Exhibition Explores Influence of Ancient Rome on America