Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Change to Spare

    Beck When Beck claimed to be a loser in 1994, few people actually bought it. Even those who bought it didn't really buy it. They,...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Dan Round Trip Kinetic Records DJ Escape Party Time 2003 Groovilicious Music Crystal Waters never got the attention she deserved with ''Come On Down,''...

  • Terror Tape

    Bad reception: Henderson Bad reception: Henderson      ''I hate television -- gives me headaches,'' grumbles 16-year-old Katie (Amber Tamblyn) to a friend in the opening...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Tony Moran Party Groove: Hotlanta Centaur Records DJ David DePino Dance for Life: West End Records Celebrates LIFEbeat's 10th Anniversary West End Records Most...

  • Film Follies

    Imagine Mystery Science Theater 3000, the show that finds two smartass robots and their human sidekick cracking wise while watching some of the worst films...

  • Dragon Ire

    Why can't we be friends? Hopkins and Norton.      Red Dragon, the third film to feature Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, that oh-so-cultured and...

  • French Connection

    High Society: Cofield, Williamson, Redmond and Emerson (Photo by Scott Suchman)      Control and confidence are the hallmarks of Arena Stage's new production of The...

  • Northern Exposure

    Fighting back: Robinette, Lodge and Forrest (Photo by Stan Barouh)      It's easy to see why Round House Theatre has returned to the George F....

  • Soundwaves

    Amber Naked Tommy Boy Mary J. Blige Dance for Me MCA Records Amber is covered only by strategically placed tufts of hair on Naked. But...

  • Cornpone

    The blahs and the greys: Witherspoon, Dempsey and Bergen You'd think the producers of a movie named after one of Lynyrd Skynyrd's most popular songs...

  • Porn Again

    Anti-climax: Jim Slade      When a play has the title Making Porn, and top billing goes to gay porn stars Chris Steele and Jim Slade,...

  • Problem Child

    Maid service: Sarandon. Igby Slocumb is a rebel with a cause. At 17, Igby is more than a handful, foul-mouthed and ill-behaved, the kind of...

  • Emotional Waters

    You had better come properly equipped for this season's Washington Opera opener -- Donizetti's mesmerizing Lucia Di Lammermoor. You'll want lumbar support, breath mints, and...

  • Three Cheers

    There's a gem of a new musical to be found at Alexandria's MetroStage right now -- Three Sistahs, featuring the positively crackerjack trio of Crysta...

  • Pleasant Parade

    Romantic virgin: Cohn (Photo by Scott Suchman)      Cabaret meets Pacific Overtures in Privates on Parade, the 25th anniversary season opener for The Studio Theatre....