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  • Stage Preview

    Actors' Theatre of Washington 202-543-3607 www.atwdc.org After Dark -- GLBT-focused company brings back last season's romantic comedy hit (1409 Playbill Café, 11/8 to 12/23)... Naked...

  • Popular Music Preview

    SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS No. 2 9/5: Neil Gust, formerly the gay co-frontman of Heatmiser, reinvents himself as the gay co-frontman of rawwwk-chopped pop outfit No. 2,...

  • Books Preview

         As summer winds down, it's time to take a moment and seriously consider the idea of the summer beach book. Aside from the fact...

  • Dance Preview

    Dance Place 3225 8th St. NE 202-269-1600 www.danceplace.org Bolshoi Ballet Step Afrika! -- Explosive and percussive ensemble highlighting the African-American fraternity and sorority art form...

  • Art Preview

    American Visionary Art Museum 800 Key Highway Baltimore, Md. 410-244-1900 High on Life: Transcending Addiction -- Featuring artwork created by drug addicts while in the...

  • Film Preview

    SEPTEMBER City by the Sea CITY BY THE SEA -- Robert DeNiro plays a police detective whose son (James Franco) becomes a primary suspect in...

  • 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'...

  • Striking Out

         For a bowler, there's no sweeter sound than the clamor of ten white pins crashing to the floor in a strike.      ''I love...

  • Stranger in a Straight Land

    There we sat in a staff meeting, all twelve of us, listening to the vice president for operations talk about kitchen upkeep.      "Every bottom...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Student Handbook: Bibliography

    POLITICAL SCIENCE D.C. Statehood Green Party 1314 18th St. NW 202-296-1301 www.dcstatehoodgreen.org Gay & Lesbian Activists Alliance (GLAA) 202-667-5139 www.glaa.org Read about these locations in...

  • The MW Student Handbook

    Photography by Michael Wichita Also see the accompanying Resource Guide. You're a freshman, so you're a little bit stupid. S'ok. D.C. is easy if you...

  • Truly Yours

    Dear Lena, I am a new girl on the Drag horizon, and my friends say I should wear more make-up and hair. I feel my...

  • 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...

  • Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis ''I'm telling you'' -- Tony Curtis's Brooklyn accent is as thick and redolent and comforting as a slice of New York pizza with...

  • Auntie Establishment

         The performance hall in my hometown is smaller than I remember it, but most things back there are. It's been at least 10 years...