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The Recording of Kile Smith's <em>Vespers </em>CD--<em>Painted Metaphors </em>at Penn Museum--Photographer Andrea Baldeck

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Kile Smith's <em>Vespers </em>has been called &quot;ecstatically beautiful&quot; by The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns

As composer Kile Smith's Vespers is released on CD, we listen back to David Patrick Stearns report on the recording of the work last summer by Piffaro, the Renaissance wind band, and the virtuoso vocal group The Crossing. A CD-release party is scheduled for Saturday night, May 9th, at Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church after a Piffaro concert.

Jason Peifer visits Painted Metaphors: Pottery and Politics of the Ancient Maya at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia. The exhibition features 1,300-year-old-pottery from the highlands of Guatemala.

Susan Lewis profiles Andrea Baldeck. The much in-demand fine art photographer is currently featured in two exhibitions in the Philadelphia region.http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-836567.mp3

The Recording of Kile Smith's Vespers CD--Painted Metaphors at Penn Museum--Photographer Andrea Baldeck

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