Carol Franklin

Creatively Speaking
10:48 am
Fri July 1, 2011

Wharton Escherick--Phila. Historical Interpreters--Baltic Composers--Nature, The Wissahickon Valley

Susan Lewis considers 20th-century Pennsylvania sculptor and furniture maker, Wharton Esherick.

Tom Keels spends time with some of Philadelphia's historical interpreters in the midst of their busiest time of year.

David Patrick Stearns explores the growing international reputation of Baltic composers.

Jim Cotter speaks with David Contosta and Carol Franklin, authors of Metropolitan Paradise: The Struggle for Nature in the City of Philadelphia's Wissahickon Valley, 1620-2020.

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Creatively Speaking
12:00 pm
Fri February 18, 2011

Secrets of the Silk Road--Choral Mendelssohn Club--Composer Diego Luzuriaga--Metropolitan Paradise

Metropolitan Paradise: The Struggle for Nature in the City
Philadelphia's Wissahickon Valley, 1620-2020

Jim Cotter takes us to the Penn Museum's latest, newly revamped, exhibition Secrets of the Silk Road. Susan Lewis looks at how the Mendelssohn Club is expanding the concept of choral performance, with help from its audiences.

David Patrick Stearns profiles the Equadorian-born, Philadelphia-based composer Diego Luzuriaga. And Jim Cotter speaks with historian David Contosta and landscape architect Carol Franklin, authors of Metropolitan Paradise: The Struggle for Nature in the City, Philadelphia's Wissahickon Valley, 1620-2020.

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