It's hard to believe...but spring is, truly, around the corner! Soon we'll be replacing snow days and shovels with blossoming trees and gardening gloves. Celebrate the coming season withJack Moore on Wednesday March 5th from 10 am to 2 pm - he'll be on the scene at the 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show bringing you a LIVE, remote broadcast of At Your Request, with a playlist that listeners have helped us build for the last three weeks.
This week on News and Views we'll journey through gardens around the globe. "Passport to the World," the theme of this year's Philadelphia International Flower Show, features thousands of exotic plant and floral exhibits designed by some of the region's most highly acclaimed horticultural enthusiasts. Windsor Johnston reports from the showroom floor at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The 2010 Philadelphia Flower Show runs until March 7th.
This week we take a walk through this year's Philadelphia Flower Show with designer Sam Lemheney. Jason Peifer examines the role of the theater critic. He'll speak with the Philadelphia Inquirer's Toby Zinman, David Anthony Fox of Philadelphia City Paper, and the Philadelphia Weekly's J. Cooper Robb. Susan Lewis considers why we both love and fear The Bard as The Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival opens its new season.