All posts tagged "the birchmere"

  • Goapele at The Birchmere

    Two years ago, the Oakland-based straight neo-soul singer Goapele headlined the Capital Pride Women’s Pride Concert. Now, the noted human rights activist, whose name means...

  • Mercy McKay

    ''I often think, 'Where's Rosie when you need her?''' laughs Nellie McKay. Rosie O'Donnell was nowhere to be found last year, after the New York-based...

  • Rapp Star

    ''When I do events or concerts, most of the fans that stay afterwards are female,'' says Anthony Rapp. ''It's not like it's a secret.'' Nope,...

  • Joan Osborne “brings it on home” to The Birchmere

    “What if God was one of us?” Joan Osborne asked in her 1995 hit. Since then, she’s gone on to tour with the Motown band...

  • Rahsaan Patterson is at The Birchmere on Thursday

    Named after ’60s jazz saxophonist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, the openly gay Rahsaan Patterson is probably best known for portraying The Kid on the popular ’80s...

  • Suzanne Westenhoefer returns to The Birchmere

    Suzanne Westenhoefer may not have been the first openly gay comic — her friend Kate Clinton beat her to that punch — but she did...

  • A John Waters Christmas at The Birchmere

    In what’s now become an annual event, legendary Baltimore filmmaker John Waters returns to the Birchmere with a one-man show motivated by a genuine love...

  • Lesbian Central

    Why have all the lesbians gone to Alexandria? That may be the question on many minds next weekend, when the Birchmere hosts a couple shows...

  • Eric Roberson at The Birchmere

    Just two months ago, the Philadelphia-area singer-songwriter Eric Roberson performed on a double-bill with Vivian Green at the Birchmere under the title “Soul Survivors.” Now...

  • Duncan Sheik at The Birchmere

    Duncan Sheik is once again working with Steven Sater, with whom he created the Tony-winning 2006 sensation Spring Awakening, this time on an adaptation of...

  • Lesbian Laughs

    In the early '90s, Suzanne Westenhoefer made the rounds of that era's spate of daytime talk shows -- hosted by the likes of Sally Jesse...

  • Cheryl Wheeler at The Birchmere

    A natural storyteller with a fantastic sense of humor and spontaneity, Cheryl Wheeler performs many songs in concert that haven’t even been recorded on one...

  • Don McLean at The Birchmere

    A 2004 inductee into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Don McLean is still singing about that “American Pie,” so the levy’s clearly not dry. Sunday,...

  • Stringing Along

    ''It's hard to make a mandolin sound sad. You can play it in a minor key, but it's got a sprightly tone,'' says Catie...

  • Waters World

    In the annals of cinema, there are few Christmas moments more uproarious than the one launching 1974's Female Trouble, as teen bad girl Dawn Davenport...

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