Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Another Sunday

    Boy, oh boy does it sound promising on paper: the world premiere of a new musical from Michael John LaChiusa and playwright John Strand, directed...

  • California Dreamin'

    ''The world doesn't what I have to say,'' grumbles Miles Raymond. ''I'm so insignificant. Half of my life is over and I have nothing...

  • Roots

    You've heard about it, you've wondered about it, you may even have fantasized about it. But will it be tough on the backside? Come on,...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Irene A ROCKSTAR LESBIAN DJ... She looks like a lesbian. She sounds like a lesbian. And she is, in fact, a lesbian. But few...

  • Bringing It Back

    Blasting off: Duran Duran A quick scan of the lyrics from Astronaut, Duran Duran's new album, provides a snapshot of what must have been on...

  • Amazing 'Grace'

    There's something strangely satisfying about the way in which Craig Wright dissects all of the hows and whys of the universe. From his critical examination...

  • That's Incredible!

    The Incredibles is just that: incredible. It's also phenomenal, magnificent, exuberantly entertaining, and just about any other positive adjective you can think of. From the...

  • Buzz Kill

    It's never a good thing to find yourself laughing during a horror thriller, particularly one with a menacing title like Saw. But laugh, laugh, laugh...

  • Troubled Trovatore

    Those lucky enough to have seen the production of Verdi's Il Trovatore staged by the Washington National Opera in 2000 will recall a fully-conceived and...

  • Soundwaves

    SOFT CELL SINGER HOSPITALIZED... Nearly two weeks ago Soft Cell singer Marc Almond suffered serious head injuries in a life-threatening motorcycle accident in London. Almond,...

  • Hart Felt

    ''Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart left a legacy of over 550 songs, which included eight movies and eight Broadway musicals,'' says Jeff Buhrman, Artistic Director...

  • Wedded Unbliss

    Have you ever returned home after being out of town for a while -- days, maybe weeks -- and felt as though the whole world...

  • Scare Tactics

    There's no denying The Grudge is, at moments, a very scary movie. It uses every trick to startle you, tingle your spine, and occasionally gross...

  • Blowing Smoke

    Watching Nilo Cruz's illustrious Anna in the Tropics as a born and bred native of the Tampa Bay area is brutal. But to anyone who...

  • Puppet State

    Team America: World Police is screamingly, achingly funny. It's the kind of movie that repeatedly hits a comic high note and holds it for a...