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Archive: August, 2009
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Infusion for Philadelphia Orchestra
Sat, Aug 15, 2009, 9:59 AM
Real news in this economy is a positive financial development for an arts group - in this case, the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Galileo and the Numbers Game at Franklin Institute
Thu, Aug 13, 2009, 7:00 AM
Pure science has had to justify itself somewhat at the Franklin Institute in recent years. When the museum's addition, the Futures Center,...
Philadelphia: Not First Place, But the Winner
Tue, Aug 11, 2009, 7:32 AM
Ryan Trecartin is one of three finalists chosen for a new $150,000 Temple University prize for artists, and the only Philadelphian. Born in...
Please Touch Museum Closes - Again
Mon, Aug 10, 2009, 7:08 AM
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...
Curtis Clears Site for Expansion
Fri, Aug 7, 2009, 3:45 PM
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...
Bang on a Train
Thu, Aug 6, 2009, 6:43 AM
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...
Alec Baldwin in Lincoln Portrait
Thu, Aug 6, 2009, 4:48 PM
Alec Baldwin narrated Copland's Lincoln Portrait Wednesday night for the opening of the Philadelphia Orchestra's season in Saratoga Springs...
Review: Yannick Nézet-Séguin at Mostly Mozart
Wed, Aug 5, 2009, 3:37 PM
NEW YORK — The Philadelphia Orchestra’s search for its eighth music director has entered a particularly treacherous stretch. Conductors’...