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All Arts and Entertainment Stories
Running With Scissors skewers psychiatry, genres, but loses focus

By Lorelei Quenzer, A&E Writer

Running With Scissors
Directed by Ryan Murphy
Starring Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Evan Rachel Wood, Joseph Fiennes, Jill Clayburgh, Gwyneth Paltrow
Opens today

Annette Bening has perfected the art of crazy. Is it living with Warren? It's as if Bening has taken the narcissism that more
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Men in Dance Festival delivers a warm, welcoming and unpretentious experience

welcoming and unpretentious experience

By E. Joyce Glasgow SGN A&E Writer

Men in Dance Festival 2006 October 13-15 & 20-22 Velocity Dance Studio

I attended the second weekend of performances at the Men in Dance Festival and arrived to a warm, welcoming and unpretentio more

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SEATTLE'S 2006 LGBT FILM FESTIVAL

A Love to Hide is a haunting, gut-wrenching, and heart-breaking love story

by Nevin Jefferson SGN A&E Writer

A Love to Hide (Un amour à taire)

In French with English Subtitles 102 minutes Cast: Bruno Todeschini, Charlotte De Turckheim, Jeremie Renier, Louise Monot, Michel Jonasz Direct more

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Book Marks

by Richard Labonte - SGN Contributing Writer

Death of a Department Chair, by Lynn C. Miller.

Terrace Books, 242 pages, $24.95 paper.

Institutional egos clash, political correctness abounds, well-educated Lesbians get it on with much lust, and a bloodied body turns up in the Ivory Towe more

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Roll Bounce: An author's obsession with national women's roller derby

by Jim Provenzano SGN A&E Writer

Tim Patten has been obsessed with roller derby for as long as he can recall. The first time he watched games on TV, he wanted to be a part of it, and took up roller skating soon after. Whenever roller derby tournaments toured near his childhood home in Wisconsin, he begged his parents to take him. more

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Cullum brings tour full circle Seattle
by Lorelei Quenzer - SGN A&E Writer Jamie Cullum

October 20 at the Paramount Theatre It was nearly full circle for British jazz sensation Jamie Cullum, who began his tour in Seattle back in March of this year. That show, at the Moore, was sold out; this show, at a bigger venue (the Paramount) was n
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Escape from the routine - the Kirov Orchestra at Benaroya Hall
by Rod Parke SGN A&E Writer Love it or hate it. There wasn't much middle ground as pianist Alexander Toradze put his stamp on a warhorse, Tchaikovsky's .Piano Concerto No. 1.' The opening bars were most impressive. The gutsy horns and a very broad tempo shook hands with the enormous tone from the Steinway, giving us everything I drea more
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The War Tapes - A moving documentary of 3 soldiers in Iraq, and the stereotypes come toppling down . . .

The War Tapes: A moving documentary of 3 soldiers in Iraq

by Derich Mantonela

SGN A&E Writer

Opens Friday at the Varsity

Deborah Scranton’s angle on the Iraq War, so basic that one wonders why nobody se more

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Our Icon, Dorothy Allison

by Madelyn Arnold
SGN Contributing Writer

As The Village Voice says: "Dorothy Allison writes better about fury and forgiveness and all... in between than any ... [other] contemporary writer..." Bent Writing Collective’s October 14 production featured Allison as it’s "Me more

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Photographer Annie Leibovitz pays poignant visit to Seattle

by E. Joyce Glasgow - SGN A&E Writer

Legendary photographer, Annie Leibovitz, visited the University of Washington campus on October 24th in support of her new book, “A Photographer's Life” (2006). Known for her distinctive and memorable portraits of celebrities in Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair, more

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Life, love and just about everything else a man can talk about and an audience wants to hear
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Thom Pain, (based on nothing) Directed by Jerry Manning Starring: Todd Jefferson Moore Seattle Repertory Theatre (Leo K. Theatre) October 5-November 5th

It's hard to imagine that one man, on a stage without any props, or anything flashing, more

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Joan Jett still loving rock n' roll at The Showbox; Sugarcult, The Pink Spiders and The Adored - a three-way at El Corazon
Where It's At - by Albert Rodriguez and Richard Kennedy - SGN A&E Writers

Joan Jett and The Blackhearts w/ Eagles of Death Metal and Throw Rag
Wednesday, November 1 - 9pm
The Showbox- $25 / www.ticketswest.com

Joan Jett and The Blackhearts make a welcomed return to Seattle the day after Halloween. There o more

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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Your seductive charm is working far better than you expect. Use it sparingly and wisely; it could land you into situations you hadn't gambled on. Secrets that come to light may include long-hidden talents.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Getting out into a new and different milieu - preferably someplace wi
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