The Arts Archive: August, 2009

Infusion for Philadelphia Orchestra

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Real news in this economy is a positive financial development for an arts group - in this case, the Philadelphia Orchestra. Read more

Galileo and the Numbers Game at Franklin Institute

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Pure science has had to justify itself somewhat at the Franklin Institute in recent years. When the museum's addition, the Futures Center,... Read more

Philadelphia: Not First Place, But the Winner

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Ryan Trecartin is one of three finalists chosen for a new $150,000 Temple University prize for artists, and the only Philadelphian. Born in... Read more

Please Touch Museum Closes - Again

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The Please Touch Museum yesterday was shut down again - this time when power lines in Fairmount Park came down and power was cut off. The museum... Read more

Curtis Clears Site for Expansion

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If you haven't walked the 1600 block of Locust Street lately you might not know that the old Locust Club building is gone - and so is everything... Read more

Bang on a Train

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Bang on a Can is starting its own marching band, and Friday they march into Philadelphia. Actually, they take the train down from New York... Read more

Alec Baldwin in Lincoln Portrait

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Alec Baldwin narrated Copland's Lincoln Portrait Wednesday night for the opening of the Philadelphia Orchestra's season in Saratoga Springs... Read more

Review: Yannick Nézet-Séguin at Mostly Mozart

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NEW YORK — The Philadelphia Orchestra’s search for its eighth music director has entered a particularly treacherous stretch. Conductors’... Read more