Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Hair Cuttery

    There are great haircuts. There are terrible haircuts. And then there are those haircuts that are so profoundly mediocre that they go virtually unnoticed. Those...

  • Iron Jawed Angels

    The history geek in me beamed with nerdy delight when I learned HBO was making a movie about Alice Paul, feminist hero and resident bad-ass...

  • History's Witness

    Looking Over the President's Shoulder, a one-man show about the first African-American chief butler at the White House, brims with ironies. From 1931 to 1953,...

  • Vive la Chomet!

    French animator Sylvain Chomet's The Triplets of Belleville is one of those movies that so thoroughly envelopes you in its own world, so thoroughly commands...

  • Soundwaves

    NASTY GIRL FUMBLE… Oh, Janet. You despicable, deplorable, lowlife you, how you defamed our pop culture by almost but not really baring your nipple. On...

  • Body Language

    Like fellow gay icon Madonna, Kylie Minogue is a master of reinvention, borrowing heavily from the latest trends in an ongoing quest to stay musically...

  • Giving Voice

    Members of the LGCW in rehearsal. (Photo by Todd Franson) ''One of our guiding principles is that every voice matters. And that's very true in...

  • Winter's Wonders

    Baby, it's cold outside. And inside. Especially in Pine City, Minnesota, the fictional town where playwright Craig Wright loves to frame his eccentric, involved stories...

  • Torso Envy

    If movies were air, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton would qualify as helium. Not that one expects substance from romantic comedies, but Robert Luketic's...

  • Soundwaves

    QUEER “CULTURE” GUY SINGS... We never knew Jai Rodriguez had it in him. Oh sure, he's the Culture Guy, but yogurt has more active culture...

  • Outing the Ex

    ''It would be really easy for me to blast the ex-gay ministry hard, '' says Peterson Toscano of his one-man show Doin' Time in the...

  • Golden Age

    Why did Shakespeare name his play Henry IV, Part 1 after the King when the entire play revolves around the actions, deeds, and ultimately the...

  • Puppy Love

         ''I was born on the wrong end of the leash, '' bemoans Spot, the blue-furred canine protagonist of Disney's Teacher's Pet. ''I'm a dog...

  • Soundwaves

    Tribal Pleasures AY, GAY TRIBAL PAPIS… The publicist sent out what was in effect an all-points bulletin: “Both Angel C and T-Pro are gay and...

  • Girls on Film

    Despite its rather lame attempts to position itself as the gay and lesbian network of note, Showtime has managed the unexpected. From the network that...