This Opera House is Reopening With a Concert Performed Exclusively for 2,200 Potted Plants –With a Special Donation

This Opera House is Reopening With a Concert Performed Exclusively for 2,200 Potted Plants –With a Special Donation

Photo by Liceu Barcelona As an intriguing statement on the relationship between man and nature, a Spanish opera hall will conduct a performance of Puccini’s flowery concerto Chrisantemi—or Chrysanthemums in English—to a packed house of 2,292 potted plants. As government-mandated shelter-in-place and quarantine orders saw society recede into the walls … Read more

River Running Through Zion National Park Will Be Protected Forever Thanks to the Nature Conservancy

River Running Through Zion National Park Will Be Protected Forever Thanks to the Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy, one of the oldest nonprofit organizations dedicated to the preservation of lands, animals, and rivers, has just purchased a large tract adjacent to the majestic Zion National Park for $4.3 million to preserve the ecosystem enshrined within the famous canyon. The picturesque 419-acre Utah property called Sheep … Read more