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  • Tennis, Anyone?

         All it took for tennis to shed its stuffy, elitist reputation was a long-haired sex symbol with a cocky attitude, a few Canon commercials...

  • Fantastic Farce

    Nuclear Family: Reese, Harris, Frith and McGinn (Photo by Carol Pratt )      Even if you've seen productions of What the Butler Saw, the final...

  • Anemic Anthems

    Is the story of Washington, D.C. -- the quirks, flaws and distinctions that transcend the standard image projected day in and day out by the...

  • Swimmer's Cramp

    All wet: Bradford.      You know that commercial where two girls wax idiotically about how good their yogurt is? Let's imagine for a moment they...

  • Soundwaves

    The Riddler Dance Mix NYC -- Vol. 2 Tommy Boy Records Alcazar Casino E-Magine/RCA It takes hubris to be a DJ, obviously. The Riddler is...

  • Hearsay

    Hearsay goes jeans crazy at U-Gear's Fashion Show… Mayor Williams goes triangle crazy on 17th… The newest crowns in town… See more of MW's Exclusive...

  • Getting ''Naked'' with Amber

    The thanks to ''all my fantastic fans! You're my inspiration!'' dispatched by almost every pop star in their album booklets is usually meaningless blather and...

  • San Francisco Treat

    Glittering: Cockette Dusty Dawn (center). John Waters puts it best. ''They were the first kind of, like, bearded drag queens -- hippie, weird, freak drag...

  • Stranger in a Straight Land

    There we sat in a staff meeting, all twelve of us, listening to the vice president for operations talk about kitchen upkeep.      "Every bottom...

  • Striking Out

         For a bowler, there's no sweeter sound than the clamor of ten white pins crashing to the floor in a strike.      ''I love...

  • Sacred Ground

    Two on the Twelfth: Sutton and Twyford (Photo by Stan Barouh ) Has enough time passed since the horror of September 11 that the terrorists'...

  • Five Star Album

    Andy Stochansky, despite his strengths, falls squarely into the dreaded ''...but he sucks live'' category. His recent stint at the Iota Café in Clarendon can...

  • Film Preview

    SEPTEMBER City by the Sea CITY BY THE SEA -- Robert DeNiro plays a police detective whose son (James Franco) becomes a primary suspect in...

  • Art Preview

    American Visionary Art Museum 800 Key Highway Baltimore, Md. 410-244-1900 High on Life: Transcending Addiction -- Featuring artwork created by drug addicts while in the...

  • Dance Preview

    Dance Place 3225 8th St. NE 202-269-1600 www.danceplace.org Bolshoi Ballet Step Afrika! -- Explosive and percussive ensemble highlighting the African-American fraternity and sorority art form...

  • Books Preview

         As summer winds down, it's time to take a moment and seriously consider the idea of the summer beach book. Aside from the fact...

  • Popular Music Preview

    SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS No. 2 9/5: Neil Gust, formerly the gay co-frontman of Heatmiser, reinvents himself as the gay co-frontman of rawwwk-chopped pop outfit No. 2,...

  • Stage Preview

    Actors' Theatre of Washington 202-543-3607 www.atwdc.org After Dark -- GLBT-focused company brings back last season's romantic comedy hit (1409 Playbill Café, 11/8 to 12/23)... Naked...

  • Classical Music Preview

    D.C.'s Different Drummers 202-269-4868 www.dcdd.org Fall Symphonic Band Concert -- Mark your calendars now to catch the next performance by members of Washington's GLBT community-focused...

  • Truly Yours

    Dear Miss Lena,      Is revenge WRONG? When I broke up with my ex, I was left with mountains of debt, a broken heart, and...