As the Free Library of Philadelphia continues its celebration of A Year of Dickens, WRTI's Susan Lewis considers the lasting appeal of the 19th-century writer - 200 years after his birth.
The exhibition AT HOME ON THE STAGE: Charles Dickens and Theatre is at the Rare Book Department of the Parkway Central Library through January 3rd, 2013. A variety of Dickens-related programming is also scheduled, including literary salons that are considering a different Dickens novel each month.
WRTI's Susan Lewis looks at the life and legacy of Charles Dickens as the Free Library of Philadelphia continues its year-long Dickens celebration with special exhibits and programming.
Two hundred years after his birth, the author of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, GREAT EXPECTATIONS, and OLIVER TWIST is now the subject of a year-long celebration at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Jim Cotter takes a walk through Adventures in Modern Art: The Charles K. Williams II Collection, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and speaks with its organizer Innis Shoemaker.
David Patrick Stearns profiles the very talented pianists who perform daily at Philadelphia's Reading Terminal Market.
Jason Peifer takes us to the Simeone Foundation Museum, home to a world-class collection of historic sports and race cars.
Susan Lewis looks at the history and evolution of the Free Library of Philadelphia.