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Gareth Bonello and Ben McManus discuss how their connections to our Center and to other musicians across Wales and the world affect their practice.
Art & Design, Storytelling
The scrolls tell the story of the pandemic visually, and accompanying songs composed by the artists present the story in words.
This type of chain message has been with us since the Middle Ages.
In our family, the holiday would not be complete without this ritual.
The taste of ginseng root is described as earthy and slightly sweet by some, and bitter by others.
American ginseng has linked the Appalachian Mountain region to China since the 1700s.
Dr. Duke passed away in December 2017, but his “teaching garden” of medicinal plants lives on in tribute.
Art & Design, Cultural Transmission
Mamoni Chitrakar started singing. I held my breath. We were watching the unveiling of a traditional painted scroll called patachitra, months in the making.
Environment, Work Life
Janet Draper is Smithsonian Gardens’ lead horticulturalist for the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden in Washington, D.C.
Cultural Sustainability, Work Life
I hoped we would have time to make personal connections, but I couldn’t predict the way it would became the heart and soul of the trip.