Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • The Devil in Ms. Jones

    Leave it up to some good old-fashioned political strife or dissension to awaken the creative senses. As for Rickie Lee Jones, her songwriting gift was...

  • Bear Necessity

    I'll admit, with the recent triumphant rise of such CGI animated wonders as Finding Nemo, and the recent hard tumbles of more traditional animated fare...

  • Rent Controlled

    Dido ended her entrancing debut album No Angel with the slow-burning, sensory-loaded trance closer ''Take My Hand. '' ''Lie down next to me, look into...

  • Revolutionary

    Matrix fans, you can exhale now. And rejoice. The Wachowski Brothers have done their trilogy proud, bringing it to a satisfying action-crammed, effects-laden conclusion that...

  • Star Power

    Anyone who is readily familiar with the controversial astronomer Galileo Galilei and his denounced teachings will no doubt find interest in David Hare's compelling translation...

  • Soundwaves

    TIESTO GLOWS BEST… Reasonable people can argue about whether DJ Tijs “Tiesto” Verwest or DJ Paul van Dyk is the best trance DJ in the...

  • Classic Cut Ups

    David Zucker's involvement in Scary Movie 3 should be seen as a blessing and a curse. The man who, along with brothers Jerry and Jim...

  • Crazy Kilt

    You have to give credit to playwright Jonathan Wilson for creating one of the most comically inventive Go-Go dancing scenes written for an exotic entertainer....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.”...