Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • One Minute Too Much

    As a TV critic, you know you're in trouble when the running joke in a sitcom pilot revolves around cheese. When did cheese become funny?...

  • Beat Boys

    Singer Jeppe ''Senior '' Laursen loves ''his little following of gays '' always at his performances. So he's down with male groupies? ''Well, yeah, I...

  • Power Packed

    Sixteen years ago, when Michel Marc Bouchard's Lilies or the Revival of the Romantic Drama premiered in Montreal it was considered explosive. Today, against the...

  • American Classics

    Ford's Theatre is inarguably one of the country's most revered spaces to present live theatre, its walls steeped in American history and political drama. And...

  • Living Art

    by Shawn Davis by Fay Kelley by Susannah Sayler by Michael Sprouse by Charles R. Gaynor by Dominique Samyn-Werbrouck For the past decade, the Art...

  • Star Struck

    Most Americans love to hate the press. You can't pass a newsstand in this town without some headline screaming about the Nazis on Fox News...

  • Thrill Kill

    If you've ever seen a Quentin Tarantino film, you already know he's a lunatic when it comes to filmmaking. His mind is like a madly...

  • Soundwaves

    WORLD'S BEST POPULARITY CONTEST… Mumbler rapper 50 Cent has been crowned the “World's Best Artist 2003.” And, somehow, he's also the “World's Best R&B Artist.”...

  • Powerful Priestess

    This season marks the first ever that the Washington Opera has staged Vincenzo Bellini's Norma. And despite the hardships of DAR Constitution Hall, the production...

  • Siren's Lament

    After a decade of perfecting her mojo of refurbished blues, jazz, R&B, and contemporary pop, the magic of Cassandra Wilson's music threatens to lose its...

  • Happiness

    I have only one complaint about You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown as staged by the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C., and here it...

  • Unforgivable

    Penn and Chapman When Clint Eastwood directs, his films tend to go either one way or the other. That is to say, either they're brilliant...

  • Soundwaves

    DANCE ON THE RADIO… “For dance music to flourish in America, acts need more radio play,” according to one of dance music's biggest movers, DJ...

  • Rock Hard

    Jack Black What happens when a mainstream movie is infused with an independent sensibility? School of Rock, that's what. The feel-good surprise of the year,...

  • Club Flub

    Culkin and Green Party Monster, which opens this weekend at Visions, is an oddly captivating yet not entirely successful journey into the creatively eccentric, drug-infused...