October/November 2011

October/November issue

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Thoroughbred a PBS Documentary

Thoroughbred a PBS Documentary

In the summer of 2007 , Kentucky Educational Television (KET)  contacted Paul Wagner to discuss making a film about the Thoroughbred. After three years, much…

Homecoming USA 17 – America’s Cup winner

Homecoming USA 17 – America’s Cup winner

The giant trimaran – 115 feet long, 20 stories high with a wing sail 300 pounds shy of four tons – was carried to San…

The Virginia Foxhound Show

The Virginia Foxhound Show

For all intents and purposes, the Virginia Foxhound Show is indeed a dog show, an event where foxhounds are judged on conformation according to a…

The U.S. Army Caisson Platoon

The U.S. Army Caisson Platoon

The silence of the procession is broken only by the rhythmic clip-clop of the seven handsome horses. Astride four of the horses, soldiers sit ramrod…

Vassily Primakov and The Tuesday Evening Concert Series

Vassily Primakov and The Tuesday Evening Concert Series

Primakov was born in Moscow in 1979.  He studied with his mother before entering the Central Special Music School in Moscow at the age of…

Crozet, Virginia

Crozet, Virginia

A sleepy little Southern village in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Crozet can be described as the little town that survived its own…