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Preparatory Division String Camp, June 20-24, Ages 6-9 and 9-12. Registration deadline is May 20th. Preparatory Division, Tanner Dance and Youth Theatre Arts Passport, June 27 - July 1, Create an original performance work to be presented at the Tanner Dance Building. Preparatory Division International Piano Festival, July 26 - July 29, Musicianship, ukulele, and choir classes. University of Utah, School of Music.

Home in Their Eyes: Images and Stories of Home by Residents in Rural China, Friday, March 25 – Thursday, June 2, 2016, J. Willard Marriott Library 3rd Floor

Salt Dance Fest 2016 brings together internationally renowned dance artists and dance makers Jeanine Durning, Alex Ketley and Jennifer Nugent, along with esteemed SLC dance artists Daniel Charon, Molly Heller and Stephen Koester for two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance making and the lively exchange of ideas, June 6-17, 2016.

Summer Chamber Music Workshop, Matt Zalkind, June 26 - 30, 2016, Hasse Borup, Director, Open for serious string and piano players, age 12 - 26,  School of Music, University of Utah

University of Utah Department of Ballet Summer Intensive, June 20 - July 15, 2016. Join us for an exciting four-week ballet intensive with internationally recognized faculty and guest artists.

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Ballet, University of Utah

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Modern Dance, University of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah 2015 Lecture Series

College of Fine Arts, University of Utah

Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG) in Hong Kong

Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG) spreads over 148 hectares of land on the northern slopes of Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong's highest mountain, near the town of Tai Po. KFBG has a deep-set valley between two ridges, with a stream running steeply down through the forest. On the slopes there are forest, theme gardens, vegetable terraces, walking trails, roads and conservation and educational facilities.

The Farm was established in 1956 to provide agricultural aid to farmers in need of support to help them lead independent lives; and to provide leisure and educational experience for the public. The theme gardens were designed and planted from the 1960's onwards, and through planting, natural process and protection from fire, what was once barren scrubland is now mature forest.

KFBG's work and influence now spread far beyond the KFBG site. It raises awareness of ecological and sustainability issues, undertakes species conservation and ecosystem restoration in Hong Kong and South China, reconnects people with nature, and promotes sustainable lifestyles.

For more information, please visit 

Link 1 (Website)

Link 2 (Seasonal Highlights - Flora)

Link 3 (Seasonal Highlights - Fauna)

Link 4 (Facebook page)

Red Powder Puff (Calliandra haematocephala):

Hong Kong Orchid Tree / Blake's Bauhinia (Bauhinia x blakeana):

Taiwan Cherry / Bell-flower Cherry (Cerasus campanulata / Prunus campanulata):

Peach (Prunus persica):

Wisteria / Chinese Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis):

Red Azalea / Sim's Azalea (Rhododendron simsii):

Glossy Abelia (Abelia x grandiflora):

Dendrobium moschatum:

Purple Camel's Foot (Bauhinia purpurea):

Pagoda Flower / Kaempfer's Glorybower (Clerodendrum japonicum):

Lagerstroemia indica 'Alba':

Paper Flower / Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea glabra):

Hong Kong Slipper Orchid (Paphiopedilum purpuratum):

Scarlet Dombeya (Dombeya wallichii):

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