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  • Rock the House

    The organizers of the WEDRock benefit concert wanted to raise support for one of this year's most explosive issues, same-sex marriage. But they didn't want...

  • Sophie B. Hawkins

    The Apprentice offended singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins. Mind you, she didn't actually watch Donald Trump's popular NBC reality series, but she also didn't feel inspired...

  • Simone Denny

    Simone Denny is the voice behind one of the year's most notorious songs. You know the one. ''Days keep getting better, nights keep getting better…when...

  • Melissa Ferrick

    Melissa Ferrick is never getting married. ''It's not for me,'' she says with a gentle laugh. Still, she's exceedingly proud of her home state, Massachusetts,...

  • A Touch of Gold

    One of the biggest thrills of Ari Gold's life was the day he met Madonna. ''Actually, I exchanged words with her,'' recalls Gold, whose own...

  • Legendary Ladies

    ''It's not a huge evening, '' says A. Cornelius Baker of ''A Celebration of Life, '' the Whitman-Walker Clinic's eleventh annual Spring gala. ''It's not...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • Waiting on Fame

    Topher Goodman There's a sign posted outside Rocco's on 22nd Street that reads: THE CAMERAS ARE OFF. But the television program that is sort of...

  • Dream Holliday

    ''I no longer live in sorrow,'' proudly proclaims Jennifer Holliday. ''I no longer have a lot of misery. But I definitely know how to sing...

  • Head of the Class

    Most gay characters on television may as well be impotent. That's not to say they're asexual, mind you. When the scriptwriter needs a campy wisecrack...

  • Melissa Etheridge: The Metro Weekly Interview

    Melissa Etheridge's staunch refusal to compromise her artistry has allowed her to remain true -- to her fans, to her music, and to herself.

  • Marga Gomez

    ''I idolized my father,'' says Marga Gomez, recalling her youth in New York City with her Puerto Rican-born mother, a dancer, and Cuban-born father, a...

  • Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis ''I'm telling you'' -- Tony Curtis's Brooklyn accent is as thick and redolent and comforting as a slice of New York pizza with...