National Geographic : 2011 Jul
PHOTOS FROM TOP : SANDRO VANNINI; RYAN HEFFERNAN, SANTA FE PHOTOGRAPHIC WORKSHOPS; REDOZ MUSIC Every month this page features our staff picks for National Geographic Society happenings. For more information go to nglive/events.org. Natacha Atlas and Basha Beats When Egyptians took to Tahrir Square to cheer the end of Hosni Mubarak's 30-year presidency, Belgian-Egyptian musician Natacha Atlas (left) took to her studio. She collaborated with producer Basha Beats on "Batkallim," a song that celebrates Egyptian democracy. To download go to natgeomusic.net/free. Free Download of the Month NG CONNECT EXHIBIT WORKSHOP APP BOOK SANTA FE Shoot like the pros in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Our seven-day workshop is for amateur photographers who want to improve their digital skills with the help of Geographic experts. Joe McNally will join July's workshop. Amy Toensing will join October's. Go to nationalgeographic expeditions.com/santafe. Tut's golden sandals HANDHELD BIRDS Our best-selling field guide to North American birds is available for your iPod touch or iPhone. Search more than 1,600 detailed images and listen to nearly four hours of birdsong. Download at the App Store now ($9.99). CANADA'S PARKS Lace up your hiking boots and grab the complete guide to Canada's national parks. Packed with photos, maps, itineraries, and advice from expert travel writers, our guide gives you everything you need for an adventure in the Great White North. In stores now ($26). King Tut in Minnesota Step into the world of the pharaohs. Ancient history and modern science combine for an up-close perspective on artifacts, including the golden sandals from King Tut's mummy (right). This National Geographic exhibition is at the Science Museum of Minnesota through September 5, 2011. Go to smm.org/tut for ticket information. WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE A MAILING LIST AVAILABLE TO CAREFULLY SCREENED COMPANIES WHOSE SERVICES MAY BE OF INTEREST TO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY MEMBERS. TO REMOVE YOUR NAME FROM THIS LIST, EMAIL NGSLINE@CUSTOMERSVC.COM. U.S. AND CANADIAN CUSTOMERS CALL 1 800 NGS LINE 647 5463 . INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS PLEASE CALL +1 813 979 6845. OR WRITE: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, PO BOX 62130, TAMPA, FLORIDA 33662 2130. PLEASE INCLUDE THE ADDRESS LABEL FROM THE MAGAZINE WRAPPER.