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  • Space Age Plastic

    Photograph by Michael Wichita ''The missile knows where it is at all times. It knows this because it knows where it isn't by subtracting where...

  • Turkish Treat

    Since Spring 2002, Café Divan has become a wonderful showcase for Turkish cuisine, affording us a taste of Istanbul Step inside Café Divan -- you'll...

  • Keep Moving

    Round House can't quite get a grip on problematic Pavilion, while Irish ''dramedy'' falls flat at Kennedy Center Present tense: Lodge, Beard and Shields. (Photo...

  • Light Touch

    America's ''Romantic Piano Sensation'' stays true to placid form on his latest release Pianist-composer Jim Brickman is at his best when he keeps it simple...

  • Novel Idea

    Louis Harris (Photo by Michael Wichita) ''It's like a 17th Street Tales of the City,'' says Lambda Rising manager Jane Troxell when customers ask about...

  • Electro's Generator

    Danny Hunt offers an uncharacteristically simple explanation for electro's elevation as our era's most creative dance style. Electro -- or electroclash if you prefer --...

  • Getting Started

    Businesses marked with an asterisk are recommended by couples profiled in this story. Publications and Websites The Essential Guide to Lesbian & Gay Weddings by...

  • Post It

    If your sense of social duty dictates that you announce your wedding in the pages of The Washington Post, it's going to be separated from...

  • Heavenly Honeymoons

    Whether you tied the knot in a giant church ceremony or quickly ducked in to the domestic partner registration office, you don't want to skip...

  • Make It Legal

    Washington, D.C.'s Domestic Partnership registry, administered by the Department of Health's Vital Records Division, is the biggest legal step, so far, that gay and lesbian...

  • Wedded Bliss

    The history of romance is filled with eloquent phrases and evocative sweet nothings that resonate between the hearts of lovers. ''FMM143 '' might not, at...

  • Where the Heart Is

    A few months ago, I had occasion to take issue on these pages with an action of my hometown city council, which voted against a...

  • Care to Comment?

    Apparently some community activists are taking their holiday vacations in February. That's what the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) seems to be suggesting by...

  • The Wait Is Over

    Plugging the new rapid HIV Test in his meeting with the Presidential Advisory Commission on HIV/AIDS on January 31, President Bush couldn't help but sound...

  • Truly Yours

    Dear Lena, Love your column, but I have to disagree with your advice to the coffee shop manager who got dissed by the Capitol Hill...

  • Soundwaves

    LIFE IN PLASTIC... Maybe you remember the warning label affixed to Aqua's 1997 debut album Aquarium (MCA), noting that the Danish quartet's biggest hit, ''Barbie...

  • Hello, Carol!

    Skipper as Channing. Richard Skipper left his hometown of Conway, S.C., right out of high school in 1979 with his sights set on a dream:...

  • Italian Ham

    A tedious, unimaginative thriller, The Recruit is about as tricky a trained seal on its deathbed Ham I Am: Pacino with Farrell. Is anyone else...

  • Made in the Shade

    A romantic musical finds new life at Signature, while Arena Stage gives Thornton Wilder a posthumous premiere Weatherman: Bogart with ensemble (Photo by Carol Pratt...

  • Taking the Lead

    Photography by Todd Franson For some people, the southeast Washington area between South Capitol and Eighth Street along the Navy Yard is a place to...