Arts + Entertainment

  • Get Happy

    A New York setting of yesteryear makes for a welcome comedic escape Dames at Sea is a confection of a musical -- nothing more than...

  • Rose Dud

    Two gay independent darlings turn in projects that make the movies safe again for naptime Playing for sleeps:Mulroney and Close (Photo by IFC Films) Rose...

  • Soundwaves

    NORAH REMIXED?... Last summer Norah Jones's record label commissioned a dance remix of her hit “Don't Know Why.” According to a New York Times profile,...

  • Composing Himself

    Braswell ''What show is that from?'' By 1995, Mark Walter Braswell had heard the question so frequently when he'd sit down at the piano to...

  • Natural Selection

    Evolve will remind fans who want Ani never to change that they're thrilled with the results when she does. Highly evolved: DiFranco (Photo by TK)...

  • Dual Disappointment

    Neither Arena Stage nor Woolly Mammoth & Theater J can salvage new works that need more time on the drawing board Costumed crusader: Mudge (Photo...

  • Family Ties

    Kristen Coury's Friends and Family is an ultra-bubbly, ultra-frothy comedy of errors in which stereotypes -- both gay and straight -- are given the full...

  • Death Rattle

    The Life of David Gale never achieves the great revelatory gasp it hopes to attain -- more like an asthmatic wheeze. Unraveling the mystery:Gabriel Mann...

  • Soundwaves

    GRAMMY SLAP-UP... The Grammy Awards are supposed to celebrate the year's most creative music, not just the year's most popular. But of course the ceremony...

  • Slay Ride

    Theater Alliance serves up meaty drama on H Street, while GMCW hams it up across the river Showing guts:Dunn and Mendenhall (Photo by Bruce Robey)...