Loretta Lynn: Story of My Life

The closing track on Loretta Lynn’s critically acclaimed and commercially successful 42nd solo studio album, Van Lear Rose, “Story of My Life” is a heartwarming example of the singer-songwriter’s deeply personal narrative lyricism. Lynn, who passed away at age 90 on 4 October, amassed a devout following over her six-decade career, commencing with her first hit single, “Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your …

Black Tomato’s Official James Bond Multi-Country Adventure

A thrilling European itinerary celebrates six decades of iconic secret agent

It’s a common reaction after watching a James Bond movie to look up the locations used in the film. Since the release of Dr. No on 5 October 1962, the titular secret agent has found himself tussling through places of startling beauty. Aware of this, tour operators have designed itineraries around the adventures of 007. But now for the first time ever, EON Productions (producers of the …

Large-Scale Art, Musical Performance and Stunning Landscape Converge at Tippet Rise Art Center

15 miles of trails with monumental sculptures set inside 12,500 rolling acres in Fishtail, Montana

Glowing golden in the late September sunlight, tall prairie grass quivers in the breeze beyond the picture window of the Olivier Music Barn at Tippet Rise Art Center in Fishtail, Montana. The barn, an acoustically engineered performing arts center, welcomes an annual array of diverse international talent—from bombastic string quartets to mesmerizing classical pianists. Outside this intimate facility, 12,500 rolling acres cushion monumental, perception-changing sculptures, …