Baritone Gabriel Preisser and soprano Rachel Schutz play the leads in gay French composer Francis Poulenc’s opera ’Les Mamelles de Tiresias’

Opera Parallele Marries Weill & Poulenc

By Michael McDonagh | Apr 25
"Mahagonny" inhabits a different yet complementary world, and it will be interesting to see how Brian Staufenbiel, who’s an often "busy" director, manages to capture its deceptive simplicity.

Casper Wells

Confessions of a Benchwarmer: Spring Training and Beyond in the Sonoran Desert

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 25
What happens when EDGE travel editor Matthew Wexler unleashes the ghosts of baseball past at Phoenix’s Cactus League spring training? Let’s just say there are a lot of balls in the air.

’Thaïs’: Religious Eroticism on the Opera Stage

By Andy Smith | Apr 25
Florida Grand Opera has become known for taking exciting chances and its 2013-14 Season continues in this vein, concluding with Jules Massenet’s beautiful, but seldom-produced, "Thaïs," opening May 3 at the Arsht Center.

Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star in ’The Other Woman’

The Other Woman

By Padraic Maroney | Apr 25
Most films end up pitting women against each other for entertainment value. Romantic comedies especially have a history of pitting women against each other while chasing after the same man. Not this one.

Dominion Resources Inc. nuclear power station plant manager, Roy Simmons talks about his participation in a wellness program at the plant in Surry, Va. Dominion started offering a $400 premium credit a couple of years ago for employees who agreed to have a health assessment.

Wellness Programs Grow More Popular with Employers

By Catherine Lucey, Tom Murphy | Apr 25
That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal health care overhaul.

Brand ambassador Taiwanese actor Kai Ko, left and Amber Kuo step into a Chevrolet Trax urban SUV during the China launch of the car ahead of Auto China 2014 in Beijing, China.

GM Boosting China Production Capacity to 5 Million

Apr 25
The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million.

Last year’s Revlon Run/Walk in New York City

Stars Launch 21st Revlon Run/Walk for Women

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 25
Join the fight against cancer by participating in the 21st annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women in New York City on May 3 and in Los Angeles on May 10.

HIV May Be Manageable But It Ain’t Cheap

By John McDonald | Apr 25
Phil Lauderhill has been HIV positive for 10 years now, but like most people cannot afford to pay for his treatment alone. He relies on the U.S. government’s Ryan White Care Act for his treatment though, like all Americans, he dreams of independence.

Tom Hardy stars in ’Locke’


By Joseph Pisano | Apr 25
Writer/director Steven Knight’s latest thriller greatly exceeds the sum of its parts.

Paul Walker stars in ’Brick Mansions’

Brick Mansions

By Robert Nesti | Apr 25
"Brick Mansions" is a surprisingly enjoyable urban action genre movie with a by-the-numbers plot enhanced by the chemistry between its leads and furiously realized action sequences.