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posted Friday, October 22, 2010 - Volume 38 Issue 43
All Arts and Entertainment Stories
M.I.A. whips through Seattle like a typhoon
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

M.I.A.
October 17
The Showbox Market


One of 2010's most eagerly awaited concerts was over in about an hour and 15 minutes, but every second of it mattered. Like a tropical storm lashing a seaside resort with full force, M.I.A. swept through The Showbox Market with a lethal performance that was
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Picasso Exhibition at SAM brings world art to Seattle
by Milton W. Hamlin - SGN A&E Writer

As expected, attendance for the first weeks of the Seattle Art Museum's Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musee National Picasso in Paris has exceeded expectations and promises to turn the three-month exhibit into an Emerald City record-breaker. Before the show opened in early October, 12,000
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The Sisters offers a look at Sisters around the world
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

The Sisters
October 17
Northwest Film Forum


For this year's Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence had their very own movie: The Sisters, a documentary film produced by Manfred Hoschck and Sigrid Smejkal takes the audience
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Splashy Sextet a fantastic live-art concept
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Sextet
Washington Ensemble
Theatre
Through November 15


This world-premiere piece at Washington Ensemble Theatre (more familiarly known as 'WET') is one of the edgiest and most provocative theater pieces I've seen in a long time. The biggest reason for t
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Pro-Gay rights band Steel Train set to rock Seattle
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Steel Train
October 23
El Corazon


Rock 'n' roll acts have been promoting causes since Elvis Presley first got 'All Shook Up' and John Lennon asked us to 'Imagine.' From the African-American civil rights struggle to the anti-Vietnam movement and beyond
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Lucia an unforgettable triumph at Seattle Opera
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

Lucia di Lammermoor at Seattle Opera
October 16-17
McCaw Hall


Speight Jenkins, Seattle Opera director, can still work miracles. This time he's found two outstanding, young, attractive, and exciting sopranos who sing one of opera's most difficult roles with ease
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Deadmau5 spins the Paramount into a delirium
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Deadmau5
October 13
Paramount Theatre


Joel Zimmerman is not like every other DJ. He doesn't play at company holiday parties, wedding receptions, or art gallery openings, and neither does he spend his meager earnings on rent before splurging the remainder
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Animation and Gays - Part 1: South Park
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

The Simpsons, South Park, and Family Guy: three long-running American animated television shows that have left a mark on American society that is nearly impossible to miss. These three shows have become staples in American culture. The characters are recognizable throughout the world, and none
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A Dyke About Town: Joey Arias is an amazing Billie Holiday
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Joey Arias
Joey Arias had a sold-out audience mostly of Gay people at the Triple Door last week. His accompanist, Elliot Douglas, was a very fine pianist. His three-piece combo was tight. He appeared in a three-piece gray-skirted suit that was a copy of Kim Novak's c
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Howl directors make film resonate with Queer youth
by Gary M. Kramer - SGN Contributing Writer

Allen Ginsberg's poem Howl created quite a sensation when it was read in 1955 and printed in 1956. As it was considered obscene, publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti of City Lights Books in San Francisco was arrested and put on trial.

Writers/directors Rob Epstein and Jeffre
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The Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival's final weekend
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

The final weekend of the 2010 Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival offers up plenty to choose from, not the least of which is the Seattle debut of the long-delayed Jim Carrey/Ewan McGregor prison comedy/satire/romance I Love You Philip Morris. For my money, however, the movie t
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Secrets about your sex life (or deeply hidden fears!) can leak to the surface, potentially disrupting your partnership, or efforts to start one. Friends want to help, but you'll be very sorry if you let them.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Work is crazy. Employees understand the problems better than the bos
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Spencer Day recommits to music after heartbreak
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN Contributing Writer

When we last spoke with Spencer Day, last year around this time, he was a newcomer on the jazz-pop scene. Now he's a top-10 Billboard artist, thanks to his debut album Vagabond, and he's toured around the country as well as the UK, France, and soon Japan. He might also have an upco
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Northwest News
SAFE SCHOOLS COALITION
RESOURCE LIST The Safe Schools Coalition is a public-private partnership of 80+ organizations (government agencies, schools, community agencies, churches, youth/student groups, Gay/Lesbian groups, human rights groups) and 400+ individuals working to help schools become safe places where every family can belong
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Visit St. Petersburg in operatic style
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

This is one of the most visually beautiful DVDs you're likely to find. Half travelogue and half concert by two of the world's greatest living singers, it takes you to modern St. Petersburg. Renée Fleming narrates visits to many of the sights, filmed with stunning cinematography. She also describes
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Nearly Dan with special guest Tom Scott at Jazz Alley
by E. Joyce Glasgow - SGN A&E Writer

Nearly Dan with Tom Scott
October 5-6
Dimitriou's Jazz Alley


Nearly Dan, Seattle's own 14-piece Steely Dan Tribute band, performed for two sold-out nights at the Jazz Alley with stellar saxophonist/composer/ arranger/conductor Tom Scott as special guest.
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Week 17: Dar Es Salaam
We arrived yesterday morning in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The trip on the train from Mbeya was fun and we saw some great places and scenery. The fact that the train left 20 hours late and we had to camp out for the night between the train station and the tracks was so much like Africa. More to come soon. more
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