On May 10, 1869, workers drove the so-called “golden spike”spike through railroad ties joining the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad. Saturday evening on The American Sound, hear American composer George Antheil’s “Golden Spike,” inspired by America’s transcontinental railroad.
Bending Nature at the Franklin Park Conservatory
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While nationally and internationally known contemporary artists have contributed to the Franklin Park Conservatory’s Bending Nature exhibition, some local artists are in the mix as well. Meet them as Bending Nature focuses on nature-inspired art that runs the gamut from photography and sculpture to painting and drawing.