Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Rear View Mirror

    Familiar Territory: Rauscher and Dolliver with Karen Shotts.      Let us consider the art of imitation. More specifically, the ''art'' of imitating beloved...

  • Space Dud

         Misery loves company. How else to explain the multitudes who, over the five-day July 4th weekend, spend time and money (lots and lots of...

  • Thin Skinned

    Eminem Marshall Mathers is one angry young man, but it's all for show. And what a show: Mather's latest, The Eminem Show, is...

  • Go Figure

         Loving the Wendy MacLeod play The House of Yes and its subsequent film adaptation, I knew deep inside my bones that MacLeod's satirical black...

  • Back in Time

    The Diaries      Does it take all the bells and whistles Arena Stage gave Tom Walker last season to make a new John...

  • Love It

    Runaway Brides: Norris, Jacobson and Biggs What's not to love about Big Love? Not a thing, I'm ecstatic to say. Avant-garde playwright Charles...

  • All By Himself

    If you've ever enjoyed a recorded Mandy Patinkin vocal performance, but have never seen him live, you should definitely try to snag a seat for...

  • Minority Rules

    Future shock: Cruise Slowly but surely, Steven Spielberg has been growing up. Benevolent, wide-eyed wonderments that characterized such early works as Close Encounters...

  • Go Go-Go

    Judging from the likes of Terra Nova, The Crackwalker, and now David Rabe's In the Boom Boom Room, the emerging professionals of Project Y Theatre...

  • Spice Free

    The purpose of If Only (Delacorte, $12.95), Geri Halliwell's rag-to-riches autobiography, seems three-fold: 1) To verify that Halliwell is indeed 27, and not anywhere from...

  • Familiar Spice

    Leaving an established and successful group to embark on a solo career must be a daunting prospect. Admittedly, the likes of Diana Ross, George Michael,...

  • Helen Hayes Awards hosted by Tyne Daly

    The Helen Hayes, Washington's theatre awards, were handed out in a gala ceremony this past Monday, May 9, at the Warner Theatre. The ceremony itself...