An estimated ten thousand children will face a diagnosis of cancer this year. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at childhood cancers on this Temple View.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

The new food pyramid reflects a policy change in favor of exercise and features a wealth of information at www.MyPyramid.gov. A look at some food-related pyramid issues.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

The new food pyramid reflects a policy change in favor of exercise and features a wealth of information at www.MyPyramid.gov. A look at some food-related pyramid issues.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

The new food pyramid reflects a policy change in favor of exercise and features a wealth of information at www.MyPyramid.gov. A look at some food-related pyramid issues.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

Steroid Use

May 17, 2005

Steroid use, by young girls for cosmetic purposes was recently in the news, WRTI's Jim Hilgen examines the use and abuse of steroids by young people.

Jazz Appreciation Month

Apr 23, 2005

WRTI's Jim Hilgen takes a look at this uniquely American art form.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

Emergency Preparedness

Apr 16, 2005

The American people are acutely aware of the potential for disaster. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at emergency preparedness on this weeks Temple View.

Oil

Apr 9, 2005

Oil prices are at an all-time high. WRTI's Jim Hilgen takes a look this important commodity.

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Apr 2, 2005

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin shares her perspectives on baseball, a professional challenge and Abraham Lincoln with Meridee Duddleston. Goodwin appeared at the Philadelphia Speakers Series.

Pet Therapy

Mar 26, 2005

Members of the Deer Meadows Retirement Home community highlight the benefits of adding small animals to a living environment. Temple's John Shank, Ed.D., CTRS, chair of the Department of Therapeutic Recreation adds his views.

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In the early 20th century, Leopold Stokowski was transforming The Philadelphia Orchestra into a major force in classical music, while roughly 6 ½ miles away in the nearby suburbs, Albert Barnes was amassing his now world-famous art collection.

While a classical concerto most commonly features one soloist, Béla Bartók’s concerto for orchestra highlights many sections of the ensemble. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, it became one of Bartók’s most popular works.

It’s rare that avant-garde music gets time in the spotlight these days. WRTI’s Maureen Malloy gives you some history on the free jazz movement, and a glimpse into its future. Check out the October Revolution of Jazz and Contemporary Music organized by Ars Nova Workshop and Fringe Arts, from October 4th to 7th.

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It was the summer of 1934. At his villa in Switzerland near Lake Lucerne, Sergei Rachmaninoff wrote his Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 comprised of 24 variations. The Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Leopold Stokowski, premiered the work in November, 1934 with Rachmaninoff himself as soloist in Baltimore. It was an immediate success.

Skillful young athletes might get their career bearings on a pro team, but what’s the equivalent for promising artists in the classical music world? One organization has mentored some of the best in the field, including guitarist Jason Vieaux, pianist Simone Dinnerstein, flutist Mimi Stillman, soprano Angela Meade, and the string trio Time For Three.

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