Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "strathmore"

  • Passionate Feeling

    Melissa Etheridge ends her new album 4th Street Feeling in a state of heat, plain and simple. ''I think I'm ready to try my hand...

  • Uking it Up

    ''Did you know we had 964 ukulele players last year?'' Marcy Marxer is reminiscing about the success of last year's UkeFest at Strathmore, which attracted...

  • In Tune

    ''I think a lot of people weren't even sure what a cappella music was before The Sing Off,'' says Eliza Berkon. Berkon's D.C.-based a cappella...

  • Martyr Complex

    Was Saint Sebastian gay? History is actually iffy on the subject. But the celebrated, martyred Christian is sometimes referred to as ''a homosexual icon,'' in...

  • Patti LaBelle at Strathmore

    The R&B/pop superstar â€" the original Lady Marmalade â€" returns for two shows after last year’s sold-out engagement. She’ll offer pop tunes, jazz standards, blues...

  • Channeling a Legend

    ''Growing up I wasn't a big fan of Ethel Merman,'' says Rita McKenzie. ''It wasn't that I didn't like her. I just thought, 'Wow, she's...

  • Gershwin giddy at the BSO

    Jack Everly conducts the BSO SuperPops in S’Wonderful, a tribute to the George and Ira Gershwin songbook. Pianist Stewart Goodyear joins to perform “Rhapsody in...

  • Waltzing in the New Year

    Alexander Steinitz conducts the Strauss Symphony of America and fellow Viennese performers soprano Rebecca Nelsen and tenor Thomas Sigwald, plus dancers from the Vienna Imperial...

  • Pink Martini at Strathmore

    Pink Martini harbors no musical or linguistic boundaries — but its home base is ’60s-era cocktail tunes, with strong Brazilian influence. The Portland, Ore.-based band...

  • Shopping Spree

    ''I go every year and do lots of shopping. It's one of my favorite events,'' says Monica Jeffries Hazangeles of Stathmore's Museum Shop Around. And...

  • Musical Marker

    During most days, Dr. Joel Ang's primary concern is managing his patients' care, specializing in HIV and family care at Q Street MDs. But sutures...

  • Crosby and Nash at Strathmore

    David Crosby and Graham Nash, two of the anti-Vietnam War era’s most prolific singer-songwriters — and core members of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young —...

  • Strathmore: Long live Queen!

    In One Night of Queen, a tribute show to Queen and its flamboyant, bisexual front man Freddie Mercury, vocalist Gary Mullen and The Works offer...

  • Savion Glover taps into Strathmore

    The incomparable tapper Savion Glover, with his company of musicians and dancers, arrives at Strathmore with “SoLo iN TiME,” blending the sensuous, style of flamenco...

  • Ra Ra Rasputin at Strathmore

    A D.C.-based dance/electronica band, Ra Ra Rasputin makes its debut at Strathmore as part of the venue’s Friday Night Eclectic party, where you can take...