One of the magical things about being an entertainer is the great things you can do for worthy causes. It’s as if they are one, because they are. Artist of all kinds touch our senses and remind us of what’s of essence. That’s what Sting, Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige, Bruce Springsteen and other star performers did at Carnegie Hall several days ago for the Rainforest Fund’s 21st birthday.
The New yorK performance is significant because it showcases a cause many of us around the globe are seeking… a more sustainable, cerebral and spiritual connection with the environment. California I was once told wasn’t just a place, but a state of mind… like being in a New York state of mind. So too is being green…it’s also an emotional state tuned to the rhythm and rhyme of the planet. Hearing that beat we can dance into a better understanding of how to best utilize the renewable power of the sun, sea, wind and waves.
The event was produced by Sting’s wife Trudie Styler to support the Rainforest Foundation. Rainforests provide essential ecological benefits to all of humankind. They are also home to a vast number of cultures and societies who have lived close to the natural world for millennia.The Rainforest Foundation was the first international nonprofit to support indigenous peoples as a strategy for promoting social justice and halting the destruction of tropical forests worldwide.
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