Metro Weekly

All posts by Doug Rule

  • Mass Appeal

    What's the difference between an after-hours party and a morning party at a club? It's not meant as a joke, though living in D.C. makes...

  • 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...

  • Sophie B. Hawkins

    The Apprentice offended singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins. Mind you, she didn't actually watch Donald Trump's popular NBC reality series, but she also didn't feel inspired...

  • Simone Denny

    Simone Denny is the voice behind one of the year's most notorious songs. You know the one. ''Days keep getting better, nights keep getting better…when...

  • Namoli Brennet

    What kind of a name is Namoli? An idiosyncratic one for sure. Perhaps it's better to call it a queer one. And like most good,...

  • Melissa Ferrick

    Melissa Ferrick is never getting married. ''It's not for me,'' she says with a gentle laugh. Still, she's exceedingly proud of her home state, Massachusetts,...

  • Going Once, Going Twice …

    There are an abundance of activities and events taking place during the week of Capital Pride. So why would anyone care about a Bachelor's Auction...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Soundwaves

    DONNA SUMMER REVIVAL?… Will Jennifer Hudson and La Toya London -- and Fantasia Barrino too, if the worst happens -- get recording contracts after the...

  • Magnum Opus

    It's been years since we've heard from him, but Armand Van Helden wastes no time reasserting himself. That he has managed to do it almost...

  • Soundwaves

    A DJ'S NO SPIN ZONE… Dance music makers are a competitive lot, since there are a great number of them, chasing after the same fame...

  • Soundwaves

    FILL ME UP WITH GAS… Can music make you hungry? Some of it sure can give you gas. Haru, a New York-based Japanese restaurant chain,...

  • Back to the Future

      151 PICTURES FROM CHERRY 9 WEEKEND 2004 Cherry 9 Women's Event Thunder Grill at Union Station Cherry 9 Saturday Night Event Nation

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