Robert O'Hara's Bootycandy is rich in '80s-specific references—Jheri curls, the moonwalk, Superman underpants—but it's mostly about examining associations and stereotypes, not conjuring them. The play takes on sex, sexuality, and the challenges of growing up black and gay, and audiences have responded with their wallets. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has extended its run of the [...]
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To clarify, Far Out vs. Hot Dang is not "what Washingtonians are talking about," nor is it "what Washingtonians should be talking about." No, this weekly assemblage is "what some Washingtonians are talking about." Because, really, who wants to talk about what everybody else is talking about?
"Who needs a talk-back at show’s end when the [...]
Marcus J. Moore leads this week's arts section with his profile of Regi Allen, a senior editor at Discovery Channel who's looking to start FunkTV, the first urban alternative television network, which hopes will be a home to forgotten Blaxploitation films, independent music, and an original program he calls Fried Chicken Cinema. In theater: Bob [...]
The freaky-thinky side is a little sexless this week, and the dirty-bitchy side is mostly just bitchy. Which can only mean one thing: Y'all can't take the heat! That's OK, neither can Far Out vs. Hot Dang. Hugs for everybody!
If you see one Rollling Thunder picture, it should be this one.
Craig B.: "I'm convinced that [...]