Washington, D.C., native and international opera star, Marquita Lister, has performed in the world's great opera houses and has sung "Bess" (in "Porgy and Bess") more than 500 times. In 2006, she became gravely ill, and her meteoric rise was interrupted. But she's worked hard to make a remarkable recovery and now is poised for her comeback. Rebecca Sheir spoke with Lister as she prepared for a recital benefit for her favorite cause: the Negro Spiritual Scholarship Foundation.
[Music: "No Air (In the Style of Glee)" by Pocket Songs Karaoke from Karaoke Hits of Glee, Vol. 1]
The new rules create a long-awaited regulatory framework for what has become a popular and industry made up of over 150 food trucks.