Axel Kohler, the internationally renowned countertenor has brought Admeto into the modern era in timeless style by the skillful application of imaginative theatrical digressions. Kohler's production at the Halle Opernhaus revisits a work that encompasses comedy, tragedy and almost absurd grotesqueness, couching it in the convincing metaphor of a modern hospital.
Bloodied But Unbowed chronicles Bloodshot Records' 12 years (and counting) in the trenches of independent music. It's a world where it's easier to take down an M-1 Abrams tank with pub dart than get noticed and appreciated by the mainstream. Here you'll find the highs, the lows, the humiliations and the triumphs. It's an inspirational tale of the ages for anyone foolish enough to want to start a record label.
Shock jock pioneer, Steve Dahl declared that July 14, 1979 would be the end of disco when he blew up thousands of disco records in the outfield at Comisky Park in Chicago. Ten thousand Loop fans stormed the field in the middle of a White Sox/Tigers doubleheader, rioting, setting fires and the event made national headlines...and made Dahl a household name...and a Chicago legend. Combining new interviews with archival footage, this 2004 documentary offers viewers an unprecedented inside look at the night that disco died.
This massive 4-DVD collection is the ultimate Marillion Weekend compilation. It documents the first 2 Marillion Weekends in 2002 and 2003, and is packed with everything you need to take you back to the seaside! The featured concert film is the "Top 10" show from the Saturday concert at Marillion Weekend 2003 , presented in 5.1 surround sound. Also included is the Marillion Weekend 2002 "Bingo Set" originally shown only as a webcast; footage from the other performances and artists from both Weekends, documentary featurettes covering the fans and functions at both Weekends, and a host of hidden extras...
Documentary about the forming of a second Buena Vista Social Club, the world famous Cuban band. Barbaro, a Cuban taxi driver, meets the singer Pio Leyva, one of the stars from BVS Club, and convinces him to form a new band with the most promising young musicians from Cuba.
June never leaves her apartment, which has a view of an advertising sign of a knight in shining armor. She is two weeks behind in her rent and believes that if she leaves the apartment, the landlord will never let her back in. The only way she gets food is when her friend, singer Earlayne Schools, brings it to her. One evening June sees Hal, a tap-dancing sign painter, painting over her knight. She explains her predicament, and he does his best to help her out.