Tenor James Valenti stands tall in the world of opera. Scheduled to make his Lyric Opera of Kansas City debut in Tosca April 18-26, the 6’5″ tenor may appreciate taking center stage, but he would much rather lift a child on to his shoulders and help improve that child’s life.
Wild Horses of Sable Island Now Open at Museum at Prairiefire
A small island situated more than 150 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, sits at the center of the “Graveyard of the Atlantic.” The site of more than 475 shipwrecks since the 17th century, Sable Island also is home to some 500 feral horses. In 1994, Romanian-born New York-based photographer Roberto Dutesco learned about the horses and made his first trip to the island, a perilous journey by small plane from Halifax.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has traversed the globe with a wink, a smile, a razor-edged wit, an even sharper intelligence to talk to world leaders all while wearing small pieces of wearable art. In the beginning, Albright's pins were merely accessories, but after her 1994 tag by the Saddam Hussein's government-controlled press called her an “unparalleled serpent.”