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  • Local Leverage

    By so many measures, the 2004 presidential race is unprecedented. The George W. Bush vs. John Kerry slugfest is breaking records with money spent and...

  • Executive Director, The Sequel

    As crowds of filmgoers enjoy Reel Affirmations, the 14th annual installment of Washington's GLBT film festival, they may be unaware that changes are afoot. Carlos...

  • Raising the Bar

    Every state in the nation has an attorney general serving as top lawyer. So do American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and...

  • Reel Affirmations 14

    Here's a look at more than 100 films and videos during the 2004 presentation of Reel Affirmations film festival, from October 14-23 Previous...

  • Dropping the GOP

    In the summer of 1910, Theodore Roosevelt gave a speech in a small town in Kansas. No one knew then that Roosevelt -- who left...

  • Rock the House

    The organizers of the WEDRock benefit concert wanted to raise support for one of this year's most explosive issues, same-sex marriage. But they didn't want...

  • Film Preview

    SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS WIMBLEDON -- If tennis mixed with love is your preferred tea, then this romance set amid England's prestigious ball-batting event, starring Paul Bettany...

  • 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...

  • Classical and Choral Music Preview

    D.C.'S DIFFERENT DRUMMERS 202-269-4868 www.dcdd.org Tunes that go Bump in the Night -- A Halloween concert presented by D.C.'s Different Drummers Symphonic Band, complete with...

  • Pop Music Preview

    SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS TEARS FOR FEARS: Like so many other long-ago hitmaking Britpop bands, have regrouped this year for the first time in 15 years. Would...

  • Stage Preview

    AFRICAN CONTIUUM THEATRE CO. 1365 H St. NE 202-396-2125 www.africancontinuumtheatre.com A Lesson Before Dying -- As an innocent young man is condemned to death, his...

  • 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...

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