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  • At the Helm

    Gay Pride. It's a phrase bandied about with a fair amount of frequency. Our public ents herald it, our activist organizations embody it, and yet...

  • Time Well Spent

    Twenty-three years is a lot of time to make a difference. For Brother, Help Thyself and the organizations it supports, twenty-three years has been time...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • Geri Power

    '' OK, now time visualizing you,'' Geri Halliwell exclaims down the phone from her record company's Toronto office when she realizes that her interviewer his...

  • Danny Boy

    ''It's an actor's dream,'' says Hot 'n' Throbbing star Danny Pintauro about working with playwright Paula Vogel. ''She was here throughout the entire rehearsal process,...

  • By the Book

    E. Lynn Harris is late. Our interview was scheduled for noon, and as I look up at the clock in the elegant Park Hyatt Hotel...

  • The Wainwright Stuff

    METRO WEEKLY: You come from a family of well-known folk musicians, a homestead where music was an everyday occurrence. What influence did your parents --...

  • The Importance of Dixie

    Editor’s Note: The following interview originally appeared in the Sept. 3, 1998 edition of Metro Weekly. It has been modified slightly from from the original...

  • Life of the Party

    IT'S WEDNESDAY EVENING, July 3, and the cast of Party amble into the the Church Street Theatre. On this particular evening, midway into the hit...

  • Ian for All Seasons

    ''In the film:'' the photographer says to Sir Ian McKellen, ''there was a look you gave after talking with Queen Elizabeth.'' ''Oh, that?'' McKellen chuckles....

  • Herstory

    If you've ever attended a gay and lesbian event in this city, chances are you've noticed Cheryl Ann Spector -- she's the one with the...

  • 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...

  • Spring to Life: The Main Event

    We'd be hard pressed to think of any other occasion where so many people were having so much fun while raising money for AIDS research....

  • Annie Adjchavanich

    You've probably seen the posters all over town, plastered on, every available newspaper stand and lamppost. At First glance you think, ''Gee, that's an interesting...

  • Greetings

    IMAGINE LOSING ONE'S CHILD. That's how the staff of Michael's Entertainment Weekly felt when, on April 11, 1994, the announcement came down from above that...