FILE-In this May 15, 2013 file photo, a stylized upside down tree with roots at the top and made of two miles of plastic tubing is hoisted before a rehearsal of the Spoleto Festival USA

 

              FILE-In this May 15, 2013 file photo, a stylized upside down tree with roots at the top and made of two miles of plastic tubing is hoisted before a rehearsal of the Spoleto Festival USA
FILE-In this May 15, 2013 file photo, a stylized upside down tree with roots at the top and made of two miles of plastic tubing is hoisted before a rehearsal of the Spoleto Festival USA opera "Matsukaze" at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, S.C. The production reflects the international flavor of the arts festival. The opera composer is Japanese and the director is Chinese while the lead singers are Korean and perform in German as an American conducts the orchestra. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)
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