Articulate With Jim Cotter

Journalist Jim Cotter explores the variety, quality and heritage of creativity in Philadelphia and beyond. Featuring a wide variety of artists from a diverse range of disciplines and locations, the series explores life through art, culture and creative expression. Guests featured throughout the series include environmental artist Brandon Ballengee, quilter Dindga McCannon, music producer Ian Brennan, choreographer Kyle Abraham, Pulitzer Prize-winning musician Caroline Shaw and American opera singer Renée Fleming.

Schedule

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    Idealistic Icons

    Monday
    Aug 2

    30 Minutes

    Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy; architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
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    Their Way

    Monday
    Aug 2

    30 Minutes

    Musical theater composer and playwright Jason Robert Brown; opera singer Angel Blue.
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    Living Legacies

    Tuesday
    Aug 3

    30 Minutes

    Ninety-year-old graphic designer Milton Glaser; Camille Brown integrates black social dance traditions into modern choreography; Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe.
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    From the Mouths of Poets

    Tuesday
    Aug 3

    30 Minutes

    Spoken word is a popular way for poets to get their work and words out.
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    No Frontiers

    Wednesday
    Aug 4

    30 Minutes

    The Carthy family leads the way in English folk music; Israeli conceptual artist Oded Hirsch; rapper, singer and writer Dessa Darling.
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    Drawing Meaning From Life

    Wednesday
    Aug 4

    30 Minutes

    Graphic novels use pictures to tell stories and communicate new ideas.
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    Transformers

    Thursday
    Aug 5

    30 Minutes

    Pianist, conductor and activist Daniel Barenboim; singer-songwriter Tift Merritt; musician, writer and visual artist Vivek Shraya.
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    From Isolation to Ovation

    Thursday
    Aug 5

    30 Minutes

    Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes; opera librettist and lyricist Royce Vavrek.
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    Pioneering Spirits?

    Friday
    Aug 6

    30 Minutes

    Architect Daniel Libeskind; composer Missy Mazzoli; photographer Elliott Erwitt.
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    The Monument Man

    Friday
    Aug 6

    30 Minutes

    Zenos Frudakis has sculpted life out of bronze for the past 50 years.
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    Idealistic Icons

    Sunday
    Aug 8

    30 Minutes

    Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy; architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
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    The Standouts

    Monday
    Aug 9

    30 Minutes

    Experimental artist Ani Liu combines art and science; British novelist and journalist Howard Jacobson; bassist and composer Edgar Meyer.
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    Paying It Forward

    Monday
    Aug 9

    30 Minutes

    Conductor Marin Alsop; British tenor Ian Bostridge.
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    Andrew Bird Concert Show

    Tuesday
    Aug 10

    30 Minutes

    Violinist, singer and songwriter Andrew Bird presents new music and insight into his life.
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    Mario Lanza at 100

    Tuesday
    Aug 10

    30 Minutes

    Tenor Stephen Costello reflects on the life and work of singer Mario Lanza.
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    The Right Left Turns

    Wednesday
    Aug 11

    30 Minutes

    Writer Arthur Yorinks; author Karen Russell; sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, creator of the world's first underwater sculpture park.
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    Jets vs. Sharks

    Wednesday
    Aug 11

    30 Minutes

    Style and substance serve as competing factors in the longevity of the automotive industry.
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    Seeking Deeper Truths

    Thursday
    Aug 12

    30 Minutes

    Writer Gregory Pardlo; choreographer Sonya Tayeh; composer Bruce Adolphe.
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    Written From Life, Itself

    Thursday
    Aug 12

    30 Minutes

    Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright; composer David Serkin Ludwig creates a new work about life in forced isolation.
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    Staying the Course

    Friday
    Aug 13

    30 Minutes

    Choreographer Bill T. Jones; singer Lily Allen; graphic designer Michael Bierut.

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