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All Arts and Entertainment Stories
SIFF SAMPLER - Here are some winners you will want to check out
by Derich Mantonela < - SGN A&E Writer

SIFF films I've previewed so far have mostly been winners, including the ones reviewed briefly here.

HALF NELSON

USA

Directed & written by Ryan Fleck

(co-written by Anna Boden)

Downer subject matter (also, how it is distributed and promoted) may limit box office for this stunningly
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Seattle Lesbian and Gay Chorus soars with song
New director, new - and proud - ambitions

New and exciting things are brewing at the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Chorus. The chorus has just named noted international music director, Scott Farrell, as its Artistic Director, and is dramatically increasing its participation in pride events this June around the Northwest.

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5th Avenue scores with Les Miz's 7th return, SIFF features 26 Gay, Lesbian films, PNB opens long-awaited Balanchine Jewels
by Milton W. Hamlin - SGN A&E Writer

Long time readers of Bits&Bytes will remember periodic "K.I.S.S." columns - old fashioned journalistic lingo for "Keep It Simple, Stupid." Well, this week welcomes the return of KISS to Bits&Bytes. Read on:

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Brundibar reaffirms a message of hope in the darkest of times
by E. Joyce Glasgow - SGN A&E Writer

On May 8th and 9th, at the Benaroya Recital Hall, Music of Remembrance presented Brundibar (translation: Bumblebee), a children's opera, written by Czech composer, Hans Krasa (b. Prague, 1899 - d. Auschwitz, 1944), with a libretto by playwright, Adolf Hoffmeister. The Seattle performances were present
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COME TO THE CABARET! - Freehold's fifth annual fundraiser to feature live performance, live and silent auctions
Freehold Theatre is proud to present "Come to the Cabaret!" Freehold's annual auction and benefit fundraiser on June 10, 2006 at 8pm in the historic Odd Fellows Building on Capital Hill. The Emcee for the silent and live auctions is the fabulously funny Matt Smith. Tickets range in price from $15 to $50 and must be purchased in advance either by more
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GLSEN event offers a chance for GSAs to shine - Inspiring, uplifting, and just plain fun
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer GSA Banquet and Recognition Ceremony
Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center
May 19th


My first thought after attending the Washington State Gay-Straight Alliance Network's 2nd Annual GSA Banquet and Recognition Ceremony at the IKEA Performing Arts Center in Renton, was: wow! Abou
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New dance in town caters to old Dykes and the women who love 'em
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writers

The need was there, as was the audience, so after being asked over and over by older Lesbians to offer dances catering to the over 30 crowd, former Ms. NLA/Portland decided to make it so. Pauline Miriam, who said in a recent SGN phone interview that after the break-up of a 10 year relationship
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Erotic gender-bending photography exhibit to explore themes of sexual identity
Living Room

The Galactic Boutique: Store

and Gallery (1213 Pine Street, Seattle)

June 1st - 30th, 2006

18 and over

The Galactic Boutique: Store and Gallery presents "Living Room," featuring the works of Photographer Kevin Brannaman, from June 1st - 30th, 2006 at the store's location of 1213 Pine
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New X-Men leaves something to be desired, as far as a deeper story goes
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

X-men: The Last Stand

Directed by Brett Ratner

Starring: Hugh Jackman,

Halle Berry, Ian McKellen,

Famke Jannsen, Anna Paquin,

Kelsey Grammer, Rebecca Romjin,

James Marsden, Patrick Stewart,

Shawn Ashmore, Vinnie Jones
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Gay icon Kathy Griffin hops from 'D-List' to the Moore Theatre
by Richard Kennedy - SGN A&E Writer

Kathy Griffin
Friday June 9th - 7:30pm
Moore Theatre - Tix through
www.ticketmaster.com or at the
Moore Theatre box office / $35

Comedian, reality TV star and self-proclaimed "Fag Hag" Kathy Griffin brings her latest show to the Moore Theatre next weekend. It's
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig


ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Your flirtations will be taken more seriously than they're meant. Flirting at least pulls you out of fussing and arguing about the house. It could lead you to some interesting adventures, romantic or otherwise.



TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): You're taking arguments much too seriously and persona
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