The Arts Archive: September, 2009

Philadelphia Orchestra President Search Turns One

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It's a year today since Philadelphia Orchestra president James Undercofler announced his decision to not seek the renewal of his contract,... Read more

Composer Magnus Lindberg To New York Philharmonic

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Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg (pictured) will become the New York Philharmonic's new composer-in-residence, thanks to a gift to the orchestra's... Read more

PMA Sculpture Garden Opens

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art's new sculpture-garden-atop-a-parking-garage opens to the public tomorrow. Five works of Noguchi have been installed... Read more

Arts Threatened With "Plan C"

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City Funding to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Atwater Kent and African American Museum will be cut off if the City of Philadelphia adopts... Read more

Rocky Awards Announced

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Winners have been announced in the annual "Rocky" awards, given by Live Arts Festival/Philly Fringe with support from Dance/USA Philadelphia... Read more

Heads Roll Into Center City, Dumplings on the Side

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Maybe you noticed a couple of visitors looking over your shoulder in City Hall courtyard. Way over your shoulder. Two large heads - one checkerboard... Read more

In Conductors, What You See Is Not What You Get

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People hear what they see. It’s always been true to some extent, but it’s the case to a greater degree today than any other time... Read more