An increasing number of US Christian couples are implementing the principles of Christian Domestic Discipline (CDD) that recommends that husbands spank their wives as a way of fulfilling the biblical injunction that wives should submit to their husbands.
Francis Poulenc's "Dialogues des Carmélites" examines the role of faith in the face of a mob. It doesn't offer a happy ending, but it does provide a powerful opera experience. The current Canadian Opera Company production runs now through May 25th.
With the recent upheavals in the economic world a group of New York ladies have decided to group together and form a political-action committee and union. Meet the dommes of N.Y. who aren't used to being spanked and rather not have to be punished.