Clublife

  • Junior's Return

    Junior Vasquez took the news of Whitney Houston's death hard. ''I was pretty much depressed,'' he says. ''I was bed-ridden for about four days, it...

  • Town and Gown

    One day, maybe D.C. will have another homegrown contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race. But for now, every weekend Town features Miss Tatiana, season two's third...

  • Otter Season

    Once thought to be an endangered species, otters are now so prevalent in D.C. that, like deer, a hunting season has sprung up. Of course,...

  • Pink Palace

    There's a refurbished dance floor, which will be flanked by tables and chairs. There's also an enhanced sound system and more lights. But the biggest...

  • Chord Progression

    ''When people started calling me Jonny B, I said that's enough,'' laughs Chord Bezerra. ''So I started going by Chord to avoid that.'' Of course,...

  • Gay Wonderland

    ''The name just kind of rolls off your tongue,'' says Joey-O with a laugh. ''It almost sounds like a cheerleader -- 'Go gay go!''' Instead...

  • Heating Up the Holidays

    Years ago, in its advertising for a December party, Blowoff featured a muscle-bound, cartoon Santa. This year Blowoff's Rich Morel will do the ho-ho-ho-ing himself,...

  • Tribal Journey

    Someone once called DJ Paulo a ''pots and pans'' DJ. ''People who don't understand what I do and who don't understand rhythm as much, they...

  • Thriller Night

    Not everyone likes to dress up for Halloween. Some people dress up enough already the rest of the year. But you certainly get more chances...

  • Blue Decade

    ''Basically, they were playing all of the wrong music,'' Mark Rutstein says about Cobalt when he became the dance club's manager three years ago. ''They...

  • Fully Baked

    Washington is a vibrant and dynamic city. For four years in recent history, however, some of D.C.'s pizzazz was muted, hidden behind a pall of...

  • Rock Steady

    This year may spell the end of PhaseFest -- at least as it has come to be known during its first five years. Next year,...

  • Duplex Vision

    Kevin Lee photographed by Todd Franson at the Duplex Diner on Friday, September 9 ''I was always shying away from the word 'change,''' says Kevin...

  • Dancing Dominion

    Some people go to Kings Dominion to ride roller coasters and bumper cars. Others go to eat cotton candy or funnel cake. And then there...

  • Apex's New Phase

    The secret's finally out: The club most recently known as Apex will soon reopen as Phase 1 of Dupont, an offshoot of D.C.'s oldest lesbian...

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