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Farewell to a much-loved movie star: Heath Ledger, 1979-2008
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

He broke our hearts with his moving performance in the Gay classic Brokeback Mountain, and this week our hearts were shattered again by the death of Heath Ledger. His portrayal of Queer cowboy Ennis Del Mar in Ang Lee's poignant drama earned the Australian-born actor his first and only Oscar nomination.

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SGN EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Mike Daisey on his new play, Monopoly
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

MONOPOLY WRITTEN BY AND STARRING MIKE DAISEY CAPITOL HILL ARTS CENTER THROUGH FEBRUARY 3 Mike Daisey is a rarity in theater. He's a monologist. He's not quite the storyteller you met in a library or a standup comedian or a memorizer of lines. He tells stories - many that will have you
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Last week's Oscar nominations full of surprises
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

In case you didn't already know, the 80th annual Academy Award nominations were announced this past Tuesday, with both Joel and Ethan Coen's No Country for Old Men and Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood leading all nominees with eight. Coming in right behind were Joe Wri
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Edward Albee's importance to American theatre
by Mary Machala - Special to the SGN

Why is Edward Albee important to American theatre? Opinions vary but his ability to portray our foibles, follies and ridiculous societal mores in ways that make us laugh at ourselves is unmatched by any other American playwright. He is a groundbreaker, willing to stride into new territory in
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Watch for Showtunes Theatre Company
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

PROMISES, PROMISES
BY NEIL SIMON, BURT BACHARACH, HAL DAVID
DIRECTED BY DAVID-EDWARD HUGHES
SHOWTUNES THEATRE COMPANY
KIRKLAND PERFORMANCE CENTER
JANUARY 19 AND 20 ONLY


Usually it's kind of useless to write about a producti
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Year of the foxes: Twelve hot men to watch for in 2008
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Some folks are keeping a close eye on this year's political scene. Others, like myself, are more interested in men. These attractive and talented men are likely to raise eyebrows and make headlines in 2008, not to mention move up the beefcake food chain in Gay circles. On a tennis court, th
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Death becomes her: Refreshing, insightful Vesta
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

VESTA
WRITTEN BY BRYAN HARNETIAUX
DIRECTED BY ALLEN FITZPATRICK
STARRING MEGAN COLE
VESTRON THEATRICALS AT CAPITOL HILL ARTS CENTER
FREE, $20 SUGGESTED DONATION
THROUGH FEBRUARY 3


Bryan Harnetiaux has crafted an insig
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An interview with Marty Dowds, Riverdancer
by Eric Andrews-Katz - Special to the SGN

Quick! Let's play a game. When the word "Riverdance" is said, what comes to mind? Lines of Irish lads and lasses with their arms glued to their sides and their legs moving in complete synchronization, at incredible tapping paces? It just goes to show how little you know about the show.
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Got problems? Kvetch at Theater Schmeater
KVETCH
THEATER SHMEATER
1500 SUMMIT AVE.
THURSDAY - SATURDAY, 8 PM
$18, $15 STUDENT/SENIOR,
UNDER 18 FREE
THROUGH FEBRUARY 16


Along with a clean bill of health for the cast, Kvetch has a new opening night: January 25.

Kvetch makes the audience privy to th
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Stone Soup Theatre presents All About Albee: Finding the Sun and The Zoo Story
ALL ABOUT ALBEE: FINDING THE SUN AND THE ZOO STORY
DIRECTED BY MARY MACHALA
FEBRUARY 13 - MARCH 9
STONE SOUP THEATRE
$22


In quiet homage to Albee's 80th birthday, an unofficial celebration is taking place on stages across the county with revivals of his most celebrated works. Stone Soup Thea
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Laugh 'til you're (Josh) Blue in the face
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

JOSH BLUE
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2
KIRKLAND PERFORMANCE
CENTER


Anyone who watched this season's television comedy contest, Last Comic Standing, knows who Josh Blue is. Not only was he the ultimate winner, he stood out from the pack in many ways. Josh
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Solid Breach overwhelmed by its own subject
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

THE BREACH DIRECTED BY DAVID ESBJORNSON
STARRING JOHN AYLWARD, MICHELOVE RENE BAIN
MICHAEL BRAUN, KELLY CONWAY, CRYSTAL FOX,
WILLIAM HALL, JR., NIKE IMORU,
HUBERT POINT-DU JOUR MICHELE SHAY
SEATTLE REPERTORY THEATRE
THROU
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Mysterious and moody singer-songwriter Ryan Adams
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

RYAN ADAMS
SATURDAY, JANUARY 26 - 8 PM
PARAMOUNT THEATRE $25-$30


On September 7, 2001 Ryan Adams taped the music video for his single "New York" in, of all places, New York City. Four days later, the events of 9/11 would bring the world to a standstill.
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Like the lead dog in a sled team, you may have to curb your enthusiasm and work better with others to get ahead more effectively. It will help to review or even revise your goals in consultation with your colleagues.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): New ideas that recently seemed radical and crazy begin
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Moving Persepolis an animated marvel
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

PERSEPOLIS
OPENING JANUARY 25


Marjane is young, opinionated, intelligent and fearless, which would all be well and good save for the fact she is growing up in Iran during the height of the Islamic Revolution. Through her, we see hopes dashed, dream
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Velocity Dance Center presents The Bridge Project
THE BRIDGE PROJECT
VELOCITY MAINSPACE THEATER
915 E. PINE, 2ND FLOOR
JANUARY 25-27, 8 PM
$15


Velocity Dance Center has commissioned three of Seattle's freshest choreographers/choreographic teams to create new dances for the 9th year of The Bridge Project. The pressure is on as the choreogr
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Sharp Teeth is salacious, campy fun
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

TEETH OPENING JANUARY 25

In the film Carrie, the heroine - a shy, physically repressed girl, raised by a religious zealot mom - is tortured into using her power of telekinesis, with horrific results for everyone, including herself and her mom. Then there's Fata
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