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Seven Brides blows roof off 5th Avenue
by Milton W. Hamlin - SGN Contributing Writer

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
5th Avenue Theatre
Through December 28


The 5th Avenue Theatre may have to replaster its ornate Chinese d├ęcor - the ceiling, the walls, the balcony decorations - after the rip-roaring opening night of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers last week. The rip
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The members of Voices Rising share inspirational stories
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Voices Rising is a literary performance and spoken word event series designed to showcase LGBTQ artists of color from the Pacific Northwest, according to the program from the December 5, 2008 performance at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center. Friday's show exclusively featured arti
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Dos Fallopia in The Xmas Hour (and a-Half)
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Dos Fallopia's
The Xmas Hour (and a-Half) December 14-17
Theatre Off Jackson


Dos Fallopias, the celebrated comic duo of Peggy Platt and Lisa Koch, are at it again this year with another in their series of Christmas sketch spoofs. This production is appa
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Art to enjoy while you're out and about
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

If you're downtown, there's actually some art to see, mingled in with all of the other sparkly lights. In several locations there are life-sized light sculptures to view, and though they are a bit tacky, they're all fun, and will undoubtedly get you in the spirit of the season. more
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Troy Mink is Judy Garland
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

The Judy Garland Christmas Special
Open Circle Theater
Through December 20


Troy Mink is well-known for playing women on stage. You may have seen him in his long-running incarnation of Carlotta, in Carlotta's Wing Ding. He's currently channeling an olde
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Words a sexy, tightly woven drama
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

So Many Words
Theater Schmeater
December 6


Any play that starts with a strange woman in someone else's hotel room, and his wife walking in to find her there, is one that's bound to either turn into a sloppy, Jerry Springer-style send-up, or
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The Killers simply Deck-adent at holiday bash
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

The Killers
Tuesday, December 9
WaMu Theater


Rock star brats The Killers were in jolly good spirits Tuesday night when they headlined The End's "Deck the Hall Ball" to a packed house at WaMu Theater. Denying photographers license to shoot any portio
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Aspen and Telluride Ski Adventures
by Andrew Collins - SGN Contributing Writer

Few places capture the glamorous vibe of a big city while offering the stunning scenery of breathtaking mountain landscapes than the Colorado ski towns of Aspen and Telluride. These secluded, upscale getaways hosts two of the most famous Gay ski weeks in the world, but they make d
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Holiday shows at The Triple Door
by E. Joyce Glasgow - SGN A&E Writer

The Triple Door has been featuring some great performances during the December holiday season. Satirist/composer/musician/radio host (and voice on The Simpsons), Harry Shearer and his wife, Welsh composer/singer/instrumentalist Judith Owen, presented their "Holiday Sing-A-Long" on Decem
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Klaatu barada hokum
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

The Day the Earth Stood Still
Opening December 12


Life on Earth is about to change. They have come from above, their ships of luminescent ethereal orbs full of beings and powers we can't possibly fathom. Even more than that, they are not plea
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Baz Luhrmann's Australia succeeds with a wink
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Australia
Now Playing


Baz Luhrmann is a thief. And he steals from a rich reservoir of past cinema. He steals small moments and entire narrative arcs giving both subtle new twists. You get a little Out of Africa, Wizard of Oz, The Cowboys, Gone with the W
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The Punisher better than sex
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

The Punisher: War Zone
Opening December 5


Sometimes, when sex isn't happening, I'll take violence as a substitute. Okay, I'm wired stranger than the average person, but hey, whatever blows your panties off, right? Right.

With those w
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Dina Martina returns with yuletide quirks
by Richard Kennedy - SGN A&E Writer

Dina Martina
ReBar
$20
Through December 31 - 8 PM


It's hard to believe that Dina Martina made her Seattle debut back in 1989. She was immediately heralded as brilliant, surreal and hysterically funny. Over the years, the musical chanteuse has beco
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Effectively handling surprises with colleagues will boost your professional reputation. Better, it will solidify those working relationships. Your friends may have ethical doubts about your work. They may not have all the answers, but take their questions seriously.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Your
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