Results tagged “LGBT” from Spotlight

She Still Bop: Cyndi Lauper at Warner Tonight

By Doug Rule
November 13, 2013 12:31 PM |
It’s hard to believe, but the LGBT champion and pop icon Cyndi Lauper turned 60 this year, and her solo debut album She’s So Unusual turned 30. (Chris Gerard recently put together a great career retrospective.) But instead of merely basking in the accomplishments of all that -- as well as her recent Best Musical Score Tony Award for the powerfully affirming, ... [Read]

'Call Me Maybe' Tonight at Wolf Trap

By Doug Rule
August 28, 2013 10:55 AM |
It may have been the Song of Summer last summer, but that doesn't mean you can't still listen to it. As simple as it is, "Call Me Maybe" has had surprising durability. Even if you don't necessarily seek it out to play a year later, it's just so catchy and sweet you don't mind hearing it again.  And tonight, you ... [Read]

Eric Himan at Town Tonight

By Doug Rule
August 23, 2013 12:07 PM |
“I feel the gay community, we can create our own popular musicians,” says Eric Himan, who, point of fact, is one of the gay community’s most popular musicians. He’s also one of the best. A few months ago Himan stirred up debate by writing an opinion column for The Advocate that criticized pride festivals for not featuring gay performers. “If ... [Read]

Sara Bareilles To Rally The 'Brave' to Lincoln Theatre

By Doug Rule
August 22, 2013 4:22 PM |
Yesterday, we told you about Janelle Monae. Turns out, she’s not the only talented female singer-songwriter coming to the Lincoln Theatre in October -- with tickets going on sale tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 23. There’s also Sara Bareilles, the buoyant pop star touring in support of her appealing new album The Blessed Unrest, which includes her great pop anthem “Brave,” co-written ... [Read]

5 Gay Things to See or Do Before Pride

By Doug Rule
May 31, 2013 11:35 AM |
Got Pride fever already? Well, here’s our pick for five slightly off-the-beaten-path ways to scratch your gay itch before next weekend’s parade, festival and parties. These ideas, drawn from Metro Weekly’s Out On The Town calendar, are in addition to Drag Kickball and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington’s show Seven, both taking place this weekend and reported on in the ... [Read]