The Arts Archive: September, 2010

Jason Moran, MacArthur Fellow

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The name of composer Jason Moran, who was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship recently, might be familiar to Philadelphians. It was his Cane that... Read more

Dave Brubeck and Others Cancel

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Usually, it's the singers. But so far in this young season several instrumentalists have given notice. Dave Brubeck won't be at the Kimmel... Read more

Accordionist Runs Away, Joins Circus. But She'll Be Back.

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Lidia Kaminska's accordion brought her from her native Poland to Kansas, where she earned a rare, if not unique, doctorate in accordion, and... Read more

Serendipity in the City

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"What's the band? They sure got young ones in there," said one by-stander. Well, yes. "What - is the president coming?"... Read more

Big Week for Philadelphia Orchestra

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This slot on the calendar has in recent years become the week the Philadelphia Orchestra comes roaring back to life after a few weeks of post-Saratoga... Read more

Notes on the Arts

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Philadelphia architecture firm KieranTimberlake has won the 2010 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Architecture...The Michener Art Museum... Read more

Renée Fleming and Paul Simon Headline Academy of Music Anniversary

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Renée Fleming and Paul Simon will join the Philadelphia Orchestra for this winter's Academy of Music Anniversary concert, the Academy... Read more

Opera at Reading Terminal A Hit

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The Opera Company of Philadelphia's flash opera video - which ArtsWatch wrote about a few months ago - has been seen on YouTube a rather astonishing... Read more