The Arts Archive: July, 2010

Kennedy Senate Institute Design Unveiled

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He designed Philadelphia's Kimmel Center, and now architect Rafael Viñoly has unveiled his scheme for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute... Read more

Condoleezza Rice Rehearses at the Mann Center

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Condoleezza Rice, national security adviser and U.S. Secretary of State for the Bush administration, rehearses the middle movement of Mozart's... Read more

Condoleezza and Aretha Play the Mann

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It began like almost any other orchestra summer idyll, with Leonard Bernstein's Candide Overture. And then, with the middle movement of a Mozart... Read more

Academy of Music Renovations Begin

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The sidewalk along Locust Street near Broad has darkened, and the air smells of fresh-sawn pine planking. Eight levels of scaffolding crept... Read more

Thomas Eakins, Bicoastal Star

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Thomas Eakins is the constant star in Philadelphia, more so now with the recent restoration of The Gross Clinic, but he's also the rare object... Read more

Please Touch Museum "Drowning in Administrative Costs" - Or Not

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One of the standard rating services meant to help donors decide where to put their money is Charity Navigator, so when the Please Touch Museum... Read more

Conductor Charles Mackerras, 1925-2010

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Widely respected conductor Charles Mackerras has died at age 84, the Guardian reports. Born in Schenectady, New York of Australian parents... Read more

At Penn's Landing, Philadelphia Orchestra's Biggest Crowd of Season

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Saturday night's free Philadelphia Orchestra neighborhood concert was mobbed. Unofficial estimates put the Penn's Landing crowd at about 12... Read more