Metro Weekly

Clublife

  • Tounge Untied

    ''I've been grooming some Mini-Mes,'' jokes Natalie Illum, longtime president of the feminist open-mike extravaganza known as Mothertongue. Illum will step down as the all-volunteer...

  • Watch and Dance

    ''It's the little movie that could,'' says Richard Kimmel about his first feature film, Schwarzwald: The Movie You Can Dance To. Based on music and...

  • Radiant Day

    Singer Inaya Day recalls the time she first heard herself on the radio, in the mid-1990s. ''I heard this song come on, and the chorus...

  • Musical Phase

    Phase 1 started having live music only a couple years ago, but just one night a week. It was, as the bar's manager Angela Lombardi...

  • Pakt-Man

    Moving back to D.C. after seven years away, Jim Gade knew, for the most part, what he was coming back to. That doesn't mean he...

  • Upstairs Haven

    Annie's Upstairs If it's been a few months since you've been upstairs at Annie's Paramount Steakhouse, you're in for a surprise. ''What was once a...

  • Tea Party

    Bella Stassi is proving that girls of all ages still just want to have fun. ''Our event is different because we're not targeting one specific...

  • Design Star

    It all started in the clubs for designer Andrew Christian. ''I was involved in the underground club scene when I was a teenager,'' says Christian,...

  • Talent and Tiaras

    As the co-owner of Cocker Productions, Robert York, a former director of Capital Pride, has been producing Capital Pride pageants for nearly a decade now....

  • Hip Hop Stop

    Tony Campbell literally stumbled into his current role as a party promoter. ''Mike, I'm a doctor, I don't know anything about it,'' Campbell says he...

  • Sky High

    A months-long teaser campaign for Cobalt's new party stoked confusion. ''For the longest time people thought we were promoting a new gay airline,'' jokes Cobalt...

  • Spring Awakening

    Stephen Pevner still vividly remembers the two-day closing party of The Saint, the storied gay New York nightclub. ''I would say unequivocally it was the...

  • Junior's Junior

    No one is more surprised by how quickly DJ Jerome Farley's solo career is rising than, well, Jerome Farley. ''I have to tell you, I...

  • Champagne Taste

    You might not believe it, but Amanda Lepore has only recently started to really put herself out there. She's always been out there, of course....

  • Miami Sizzle

    DJ Oren Nizri will make his D.C. debut next week, but chances are you've already heard his deck-work. Nizri's recorded sets as resident DJ at...