Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Soaring Angels

    The sheer scope and monumentality of HBO's Angels in America will surprise few. That the production triumphs and gives new legitimacy to television as a...

  • Santa Claws

    Holiday movies are designed, by and large, to spread good cheer, to make us all warm and glowy inside, to make us feel charitable toward...

  • Ménage à Trois

    Once upon a time, in a land very, very near, Queen Molly Smith decided to dip her royal toes into the immense pool of American...

  • Soundwaves

    MP3 KILLED THE 12-INCH STAR… The Internet is a glimmer in the eye of the music industry. Well, it is now, after the industry has...

  • Soundwaves

    BEMOANING MTV… This week we thought we had good news to share with those who've ever bemoaned the lack of outlets to see dance music...

  • Political Pop

    ''Dance-y, garage-y electronic feminist pop. '' That's how Johanna Fateman describes Le Tigre, a lesbian band bent on creating happy electronica for a politically progressive...

  • Babs or Bette

    Barbra Streisand poses bestride a film camera in a newly released Annie Liebowitz photo. But the noted filmmaker hasn't made a new movie. Instead, Streisand's...

  • Amazing Adventure

    It's been ages since I witnessed an audience applaud a movie. But the Sunday matinee crowd gathered at Master and Commander: The Far Side of...

  • Utterly Shawful

    You know that promising moment when you think you've solved a Rubik's Cube, that annoyingly enigmatic toy straight out of the pocket-protector weird science of...

  • Whole Hearted

    On the cover of A Hole in the Heart, a woman stares at a snowy mountain ahead, her facing looking simple and dumbstruck by the...

  • Skinned Alive

    After just three episodes, Fox cancelled its most promising new show of the fall season. Skin, which made its debut during a very popular World...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ VANS WITH FANS... D.C.'s own Deep Dish is the 10th best DJ act in a new poll of the world's best DJs. The duo...

  • To Die For

    If you see one opera this season, make it the Washington Opera's production of Richard Wagner's Die Walkure. There are very few occasions when you...

  • Roman Holiday

    It is the best of Sondheim, it is the worst of Sondheim. It is the first Sondheim, it is the quite possibly the last Sondheim....

  • Sweet Dream

    If you've silently longed for an ideal production of Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream, wait no more. The Shakespeare Theatre and director Mark Lamos...