Jules Massenet's Thaïs is a tale of religion and sexual repression, with baritone Plácido Domingo as Athanaël, a meddler of epic proportions, masquerading as a monk to hide his inner psychological conflicts.
Many unsung heroes exist in the gay liberation movement across the globe. One of them is the central figure in Ralf Dose's absorbing new short new biography.
Still the Enemy Within tells the story of 160 000 coal miners and miners' wives and families from Wales, Scotland and Yorkshire on the frontline of the strike for an entire year.
Canadian author Farley Mowat, who died on May 12, wrote with humour, keen perception and passionate social commitment, completing over 40 books and numerous articles.
Stage and screen performers face funding cuts to the arts, chronic low pay and the dearth of black and ethnic minority representation.
"I was able to conjure my own self," says Black American writer Zora Neale Hurston in the non-stop phenomenon that is Letters from Zora.
A film that debuted at the recent Tribeca Film Festival offers compelling evidence that our government has gone too far in "protecting" its citizens.
This historical drama takes up Belle's first encounters with young love, the stratified class system of the times, and disgusting forms of chauvinism.
The PBS American Masters series is airing a biopic about the writer who made a career out of being a "professional amateur."
Known worldwide by fans of alternative and surreal art and having something of a cult following, Giger was known for his unsettling and unique style of biomechanical science fiction designs.