Metro Weekly

Features

  • Art Museum and Gallery Preview

    ANACOSTIA MUSEUM & CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE 1901 Fort Pl. SE 202-287-3306 www.anacostia.si.edu Selected Works By William H. Smith -- From the...

  • Dance Preview

    CLARICE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER University of Maryland College Park 301-405-ARTS www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh & Company -- Songs of My Life links a series of...

  • Buck Off!

    These are the sounds of a rodeo: Thumping hooves. Stomping feet. Snorting bulls. Yee-haw cowboys. Twangy guitars. Clapping hands. Clicking heels. Clicking heels? Well, we...

  • Boots, Buckles and Broadway

    Growing up on the quiet, conservative streets of Virginia Beach, Va., Kevin Platte discovered at an early age that he had a passion for dancing....

  • Rodeo Schedule

    Remingtons: 639 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE; Washington, DC Montgomery County Fairgrounds: 16 Chestnut Street; Gaithersburg, MD Hyatt Regency: 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW; Washington, DC For...

  • Targeting Dupont

    Washingtonians have plenty of reasons to feel anxious, looking at the city through Code Orange-tinted lenses. An errant airplane causes the frenzied evacuation of Congress....

  • Signature Moments

    ''My mother won't explain it,'' says Paris Barclay of his offbeat but memorably elegant first name. ''She claimed she was reading mythology when I was...

  • Trans Mission

    At the age of forty, a time when many people are contemplating the middle of their lives, Mara Keisling was at the beginning of a...

  • Without Fear

    ''It kicks your butt, touring solo,'' says SONiA as she settles into the start of a Saturday afternoon interview from a motel in Ohio, where...

  • Home Making

    ''I can die happy now!'' It's Sunday afternoon, the first day of August, and Michael Mayer is on the phone waxing enthusiastic about a moment...

  • David Mixner

    ''You want a soundbite?'' David Mixner grins. ''I'll give you a soundbite. I'm a man who's devoted forty years of his life -- sometimes at...

  • A Night to Remember

    ''It's not a party. It's not a gala. It is a social marketing effort that also has a fundraising component.'' Clyde Penn's description of last...

  • Finding the Center

    It's an unassuming place, Stead Park, bounded on two sides by streets that define to a large extent the center of the gay and lesbian...

  • Victory In Leather

    ''Utter shock.'' That's how Jason Hendrix describes his feelings the moment his name was called as this year's International Mr. Leather. ''My hands were shaking....

  • Leading the Charge

    Cheryl Jacques had a tough act to follow when she arrived in D.C. last January to take the helm of the Human Rights Campaign. The...