Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Groin Busters

    ''If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball,'' barks professional dodgeball champ Patches O'Houlihan as he proceeds to fling wrenches at a...

  • Read His Lips

    John Epperson has a revelation to share. ''I'm ready to shed the character of Lypsinka,'' he says of the drag alter-ego he's been portraying since...

  • Masterpiece Theatre

    One of the most memorable, exquisite moments in post-classical theater is the bittersweet serenading of Roxane by her witty wordsmith cousin, Cyrano de Bergerac. The...

  • Short Circuit

    Shhhhh. The wives of Stepford have a secret. Actually, they have two secrets. The first is that they're featured in a bland, empty-headed farce that...

  • Darker, Richer, More Adventurous

    Watson, Radcliffe and Grint With Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, director Alfonso Cuaron imparts a bold and frank new sensibility to the ongoing...

  • Soundwaves

    POP POLITICS… This Sunday, we can hope for some political agitation from musicians at the Capital Pride Festival pulpit. And pop stars of various stripes...

  • Circle Jerks

    According to The Politician, there are only two kinds of women: the kind you sleep with, and the kind you marry. Deborah Hazlett has the...

  • Big Trouble

    Let's dish. Toby Griffin, the twenty-something narrator of Tom Dolby's first novel The Trouble Boy is spoiled, immature, whiny and shallow. He trips through life,...

  • Box office juggernaut

    That box office juggernaut known as Shrek 2 also features a few revelations of its own, notably a new swashbuckling tornado named Puss-in-Boots who disarms...

  • Christian Right

    Three revelations arise while watching Saved! The first is that Macaulay Culkin is actually capable of a finely nuanced, genuinely credible performance. The second is...

  • Group Notes

    Whether you're preparing to throw a party at your beach house, at your summer home, at your pool party, or in your car -- celebrating...

  • Festival Occasion

    ''The Reel Affirmations Pride Film Festival started six years ago,'' says One In Ten's Joe Bilancio. ''It was done as a way for us to...

  • Blockbuster Season

    The summer movie season officially launched three weeks ago. The unfortunate among us have already been to dreary Transylvania and a godless Troy, while the...

  • Unheard Of

    If you hunger for great music beyond the obvious choices such as OutKast, Melissa Etheridge, JC Chasez and Loretta Lynn, how do you choose among...

  • Heat Wave

    Make no mistake about it, Orpheus Descending is hot. Molly Smith's triumphant, glorious resurrection of Tennessee Williams' lesser-known drama can only be described as sizzling,...