Metro Weekly

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  • The Reluctant Hedonist

    ''I intend to write an opera one day,'' says Rufus Wainwright. ''Especially after these horrifyingly personal albums. I think I might need to concentrate on...

  • Night Riders

    Photography by Michael Wichita Zipping around in bumper cars may be child's play compared to today's high-intensity roller coasters and gravitational thrill rides. But the...

  • Funny Girl

    ''Next to ‘Why do you always serve chicken?' and ‘Can I have a table as far away from my ex-lover as possible?‘ the most-asked Gala...

  • Art Preview

    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 1050 Independence Ave SW 202-357-2700 www.asia.si.edu Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure -- The first major exhibition to survey the artistic traditions of...

  • Books Preview

    As always, the bookstores promise to overflow this fall with books galore, offering a respite from the terrifying reign of the beach books. Well, perhaps...

  • TV Preview

    NBC The Ellen DeGeneres Show -- She's baaaaccck! This time in her very own talk show. Ellen DeGeneres is returning to the little screen (after...

  • Stage Preview

    ACTORS' THEATRE OF WASHINGTON 1835 14th Street NW www.atwdc.org LILIES -- Jeffrey Johnson directs this compelling gay romantic drama set in a boy's school in...

  • Pop and Dance Music Preview

    September Highlights 9/16: Aretha Franklin releases her first album in five years today, So Damn Happy (Arista). The title sounds a bit forced, and her...

  • Classical Music Preview

    The Barns of Wolf Trap Vienna, Va. 703-218-6500 www.wolftrap.org Jim Brickman -- The popular romantic singer returns for an intimate engagement (10/22 & 10/23)… Karla...

  • Film Preview

    SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS CABIN FEVER -- A flesh-eating virus devours a group of campers in this eagerly awaited horror flick from director Eli Roth. Talk about...

  • Dance Preview

    CLARICE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER University of Maryland College Park 301-405-ARTS www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu FOOTWORKS PERCUSSIVE DANCE ENSEMBLE and STEP AFRIKA! -- Two locally-based groups present Soulmates, exploring...

  • ASGRA's 2003 Atlantic Stampede

    Friday, September 5 Hyatt Regency Stampede Jamboree Admission: $15 9pm-2am Entertainment includes DJ John Stypa, DJ Dawn Clokey, DJ Stan Slutter, the stand-up comedy of...

  • Country Siren

    What is it about Canada that produces such amazing country artists? Maybe it's the wide open spaces. Or maybe it's just the cleaner, crisper air....

  • Horsing Around

    When a one-ton bucking bull is tossing you around a rodeo arena like a rag doll, who's the clown you want watching your back? Ronald...

  • Visible Progress

    We've come a long way since the day Dr. Zachary Smith got lost in space. Or when Jodie Dallas came out to his family on...