Ariana Gonzalez, 4, was with family members at the announcement. More than 100 gathered at MacArthur Park in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 to bring attention to the planned May Day march and rally. The May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, a broad network of organizations from throughout the region, announced their plans to hold the event on May 1. The march takes place annually on International Worker's Day. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)
People gathered in large numbers at Pankri Burwadih in Hazaribag, India, on Monday morning to witness the vernal equinox when the rays of the sun fall perpendicularly over the equator resulting in equal length of day and night. This unique phenomena can be seen from this megalithic site, about 120 km from the state capital. The clear sky over Hazaribag ensured good visibility as the sun rose from the horizon.
Persephone is a new composition that will premiere at Idaho Falls Opera Theatre. According to composer Roger Evans, it is a "tone painting... that depicts the myth of Persephone... through a series of short movements including Zeus the Mighty, Demeter - Mother Nature, and The Black Chariot of Hades."