All posts tagged "country / western"

  • Rose’s Tomatoes: Maggie Rose on women in country music

    Country music star Maggie Rose loves a good tomato. When radio consultant Keith Hill compared women in country music to tomatoes in a salad, Nashville...

  • Country Roads

    ''We wanted to do something unique when it came to Cherry weekend, and we knew there hadn't been a country women's dance ever before,'' says...

  • Carried Away

    Season five of American Idol, everyone's favorite karaoke-fest, may be well underway, but fourth season champion Carrie Underwood isn't ready to give up the limelight....

  • Love Story

    There is a profound ache at the core of Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain -- it's the ache of a powerful love, of a love unable...

  • Rodeo 101

    Think of the National Mall as the wide-open plain, Remington's as the local honky-tonk, and summer tourists as cattle. To make the illusion complete, some...

  • D.C. Lambda Squares

    Members of the D.C. Lambda Squares Mission: D.C. Lambda Squares provides opportunities for members, visitors and guests to dance in non-traditional roles and a comfortable...

  • Buck Off!

    These are the sounds of a rodeo: Thumping hooves. Stomping feet. Snorting bulls. Yee-haw cowboys. Twangy guitars. Clapping hands. Clicking heels. Clicking heels? Well, we...

  • Boots, Buckles and Broadway

    Growing up on the quiet, conservative streets of Virginia Beach, Va., Kevin Platte discovered at an early age that he had a passion for dancing....

  • Lambda Squares

    Mission: Provide opportunities for members and guests to socialize around square dancing activities within the lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual communities. Founded: 1981 Number of...

  • Horsing Around

    When a one-ton bucking bull is tossing you around a rodeo arena like a rag doll, who's the clown you want watching your back? Ronald...

  • Country Siren

    What is it about Canada that produces such amazing country artists? Maybe it's the wide open spaces. Or maybe it's just the cleaner, crisper air....

  • Bull Market

    Photography by Michael Wichita and Jackie Hubschman Being so close to Washington, there are spectators here at the Atlantic Stampede who have probably seen more...

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