Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Inevitably Ani

    Ani DiFranco      There's no business like show business. Unless you're Ani DiFranco, in which case you'd probably fire your agent for even suggesting such...

  • Pleasant Parade

    Romantic virgin: Cohn (Photo by Scott Suchman)      Cabaret meets Pacific Overtures in Privates on Parade, the 25th anniversary season opener for The Studio Theatre....

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Chris Cox Provocative Trance Provocative Music/Capitol Records DJ Dave Dresden Provocative Progressive Provocative Music/Capitol Records What, precisely, is trance? Or progressive? It's hard to...

  • Swimmer's Cramp

    All wet: Bradford.      You know that commercial where two girls wax idiotically about how good their yogurt is? Let's imagine for a moment they...

  • Anemic Anthems

    Is the story of Washington, D.C. -- the quirks, flaws and distinctions that transcend the standard image projected day in and day out by the...

  • Soundwaves

    The Riddler Dance Mix NYC -- Vol. 2 Tommy Boy Records Alcazar Casino E-Magine/RCA It takes hubris to be a DJ, obviously. The Riddler is...

  • Fantastic Farce

    Nuclear Family: Reese, Harris, Frith and McGinn (Photo by Carol Pratt )      Even if you've seen productions of What the Butler Saw, the final...

  • San Francisco Treat

    Glittering: Cockette Dusty Dawn (center). John Waters puts it best. ''They were the first kind of, like, bearded drag queens -- hippie, weird, freak drag...

  • Five Star Album

    Andy Stochansky, despite his strengths, falls squarely into the dreaded ''...but he sucks live'' category. His recent stint at the Iota Café in Clarendon can...

  • Sacred Ground

    Two on the Twelfth: Sutton and Twyford (Photo by Stan Barouh ) Has enough time passed since the horror of September 11 that the terrorists'...

  • Pomp and Circumstance

    Grooms with a View: Dan and Gregg. (Photo courtesy of Bravo) As far as guilty pleasures go, mine don't get much guiltier than The Disney...

  • Girl Trouble

    Adultry, anyone?: Aniston. There is a moment in The Good Girl involving blackberries that comes as a complete shock, in part because it depicts a...

  • Good Eats

    Lord I was born a wrestling man: Tweel and Fry. (Photo by Ian Armstrong)      Generally speaking, processed meat is not a subject for close...

  • Double Down

    The twin lesbians from Canada have some interesting angles -- they're twins, they're lesbians, they're Canadian. Unfortunately, If It Was You (Vapor), a mishmash of...

  • Soundwaves

    Hex Hector Remixology Ultra Records DJ Encore DJ Encore Presents Ultra.Dance 02 Ultra Records During a live DJ performance, Hex Hector tends toward familiar songs,...