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All posts tagged "music"

  • Bowled Over

    Doug Bowles may not be the only gay conductor in town, but in the genre of swing and big-band music, he's pretty sure he's one...

  • In Phase

    The recent juggernaut of alternative offerings in the nation's capital -- from Art in Heat to the Fringe Festival -- shows no sign of stopping....

  • A Welcoming Home

    Mara Levi jokes that during her early Capital Pride Mainstage set a couple years ago, she may have been seen as a bit of a...

  • Hip Hop Girl Power

    A little exposure goes a long way, particularly for the lesbian hip-hop duo God-Des & She. ''We've gotten a lot of Pride offers this year,...

  • Hypnotic Effect

    Hitting the Capital Pride main stage last year in 2006 was a big deal for the Mesmers. ''It was the biggest audience we had ever...

  • Pride and Justice

    Tom Goss had an obsession eight years ago when he graduated from high school. ''I was completely obsessed with Dave Matthews and his music,'' he...

  • Break It Down

    It's a sunny 80 degrees in Puerto Vallarta, where Mara Levi is celebrating her 30th birthday with family and working on her tan. She's also...

  • Wicked Cool

    Imagine the typical rock-and-roll cover band. There might be some big hair, a few tattoos, and some die-hard groupies. And the whole scene looks pretty...

  • Silver Celebration

    THROUGHOUT HUMAN HISTORY, music has been used to make statements that go far beyond stringing notes together for the sake of a pleasing tune. Patriotic...

  • Bob Mould: Independent Spirit

    When Bob Mould moved to Washington three years ago in June of 2002, he was at a crossroads in his life. Recently fully out, the...

  • Note for Note

    A word of advice to those planning to attend a concert conducted by Emil de Cou: Remain in your seats. No autopilot standing ovations, please....

  • Artistic Measures

    This Sunday's Capital Pride Main Stage and its headliners down on Pennsylvania Avenue may get all the attention, but for the past five years Pride...

  • BETTY'S Back!

    When the woman-powered BETTY opens the mainstage at Sunday's Capital Pride Festival, it will be a homecoming of sorts. You see, they've played Pride before,...

  • Rock It, Man

    Like any alternative rocker worth his weight in angst, Bob Mould is not a carefree man. In fact, he's very concerned about the self-destructive nature...

  • Fear Factor

    ''It's like this infectious elation,'' says SONiA of the feeling she gets performing at Gay Prides. ''It's just a beautiful thing.'' This being SONiA, of...

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