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  • Outside, Looking In

    ''Outsider'' is a pretty loaded word, with connotations mired in images of 10th grade outcasts in black trenchcoats, serial killers, and Harley-straddling Peter Fondas. So...

  • Finding Her Voice

    ''That was Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond with 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers','' Lucy Newman-Williams coos seductively. ''Up next, the Mantovani Orchestra, but first....'' Her...

  • Bill T. Jones

    ''I intend to live a while. '' Bill T. Jones takes a sip of coffee. ''And my doctor tells me I'll live a while. ''...

  • The Last Dance

    For a man whose record shop is going out of business, Wresch Dawidjan is buying an awful lot of CDs. On the floor next to...

  • Centaur MC's Mel Jacobs

    ''I remember the first day I walked into the New York Eagle. '' Mel Jacobs shifts in his chair and cocks his head. ''I had...

  • Andreas Ocando

    Back in the mid 1990s, as political instability roiled his home country of Venezuela, Andreas Ocando wanted to do something different with his life. So...

  • Christian Salinas

    ''I didn't realize how many people were reading the magazine,'' says Christian Salinas. ''When I was at the gym, or walking on 17th Street, people...

  • Dion Jordan

    Upon arriving at home following a long day at work, Dion Jordan heads to the fridge for some Cherry Garcia, only to find a Post-It...

  • At the Helm

    Gay Pride. It's a phrase bandied about with a fair amount of frequency. Our public ents herald it, our activist organizations embody it, and yet...

  • Time Well Spent

    Twenty-three years is a lot of time to make a difference. For Brother, Help Thyself and the organizations it supports, twenty-three years has been time...

  • Geri Power

    '' OK, now time visualizing you,'' Geri Halliwell exclaims down the phone from her record company's Toronto office when she realizes that her interviewer his...

  • Danny Boy

    ''It's an actor's dream,'' says Hot 'n' Throbbing star Danny Pintauro about working with playwright Paula Vogel. ''She was here throughout the entire rehearsal process,...

  • By the Book

    E. Lynn Harris is late. Our interview was scheduled for noon, and as I look up at the clock in the elegant Park Hyatt Hotel...

  • The Wainwright Stuff

    METRO WEEKLY: You come from a family of well-known folk musicians, a homestead where music was an everyday occurrence. What influence did your parents --...

  • The Importance of Dixie

    Editor’s Note: The following interview originally appeared in the Sept. 3, 1998 edition of Metro Weekly. It has been modified slightly from from the original...

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