Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Toni's Lib

    Toni Braxton explains in the liner notes that she was nervous and full of doubt as she made her new album Libra, her first since...

  • Soundwaves

    Junior Senior D-D-D-DON'T STOP DAFFY DANES... It's official: Those daffy Danes Junior Senior have a new album in the works. And actually it's already for...

  • Three's a Crowd

    Never look a gift horse in the mouth, or so the saying goes. Oh, well. In celebration of the Washington National Opera's 50th anniversary and...

  • All My Sons

    Few playwrights possess the ability to stimulate, provoke and bewilder an audience as well as British firebrand Caryl Churchill. Her plays are muddy, mutable forces...

  • Soundwaves

    Lauper SHE BOPS, WE BOP AGAIN... Would you believe Cyndi Lauper has only had one No. 1 club hit? Of course you know which one:...

  • Vocal Prowess

    A rarely-staged tale of political and emotional rebellion, I Vespri Siciliani should be an operatic tour de force. Verdi takes us to one emotional crescendo...

  • Fab Babs

    Barbra Streisand working with Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees -- the serious Streisand paired with glib Gibb sounded like a recipe for pop music...

  • Random Happening

    It may not be fair to her, but Juliet's debut album Random Order in all likelihood serves as a window into how Madonna's next album...

  • Soundwaves

    MCLACHLAN'S LINGERING AFTERGLOW... Now two years old, Sarah McLachlan's ''World On Fire'' takes on new meaning in a post-Hurricane Katrina world, when so many of...

  • Imitation of Life

    You may have heard by now that it's a play about many things. It's a play about Christians depicting the enduring passion play and the...

  • Soundwaves

    CELEBRATING THE ''COPACABANA''... This past Sunday ushered in the annual Brazilian Day Festival in New York, honoring Brazil's independence from Portugal. But Tommy Boy is...

  • Fresh Fruit

    I think I'm in love with Peter Paddington. And not just because he reminds me of the overweight, under-popular, 13-year-old me. Pitiful, loveable and innocently...

  • Love and Marriage

    Jess Goldstein must have a thing for leather. His stylized visions of Iago and Othello as two Italian studs bedecked in long, shiny leather jackets...

  • Merry Melody

    In 2002, nearly every major entertainment magazine singled out the Norwegian duo Röyksopp as a dance/electronica band to watch, producers of what so many hailed...

  • Disenchantment

    In the latest edition of Entertainment Weekly, Terry Gilliam bellyaches about the poor quality of today's movies, in the process singling out Steven Spielberg and...