Pocahontas Diplomacy Bridge to Peace

Pocahontas Diplomacy Bridge to Peace

When English ships reached Virginia in 1607, a young Powhatan woman named Pocahontas used diplomacy as a bridge to peace between the colonists and Native Americans. She was only 11 or 12 at the time but she is credited with saving the life of Captain John Smith and aiding the Jamestown colony. Chartered by King […]

New York City Opera: From Sold out to Selling Off

New York City Opera: From Sold out to Selling Off

New York City Opera has gone from sold-out performances to selling off its remaining assets. After years of management issues, the famed opera company. which once was a staple at Lincoln Center, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Oct. 3. The 2013-2014 schedule has been canceled. Sets and costumes from productions that were part of the […]