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Movie star/AIDS activist Elizabeth Taylor dies
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The hidden Holocaust
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Pacific Northwest Ballet continues Contemporary 4
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A history lesson with Dina Martina
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Perfect casting elevates The Happy Ones
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White Party promises cutting-edge extravaganza
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Twilight Zone Live a fun and funny evening of sci-fi
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Opening the Iron Curtain reveals tons of puns and laughs
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Stevie Nicks, Paul Simon, Cut Copy swing through in April
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Wimpy Kid returns for a second witless adventure
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
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Sade, The Sounds, Foo Fighters, The Cars
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Letters
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A Dyke About Town: Dark Divas present energetic performance
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Conductor Currentzis impossible to ignore
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Early Music Guild presents satisfying Bach
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Movie star/AIDS activist Elizabeth Taylor dies
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Hollywood icon and AIDS activist Elizabeth Taylor died on March 23. She was 79.

In the often treacherous world of Hollywood, she earned a reputation as a loyal friend.

She stood by Michael Jackson, for example, throughout the twists and turns of his career, appearing at his 2005 trial to offer moral suppor
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The hidden Holocaust
The history behind Seattle's upcoming exhibit and performances

by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN Contributing Writer

World War II ended over 60 years ago. Remembering and honoring those who perished is the obligation of the living.

As the 66th anniversary of liberation from oppression approaches, S
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Pacific Northwest Ballet continues Contemporary 4
by Milton W. Hamlin - SGN A&E Writer

Contemporary 4
Pacific Northwest
Ballet
Through March 27


Pacific Northwest Ballet opened its mixed repertory production of four contemporary works last weekend. The program, billed as Contemporary 4, continues performances through Sunday, March 27. F
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A history lesson with Dina Martina
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Dina Martina: LIVE at Re-bar's Place!
Re-bar
Through April 30


Dina Martina has been described as many things: a comic genius, a superstar, a horrifying legend.

After watching Dina's latest show Dina Martina: LIVE at Re-bar's Place! she
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Perfect casting elevates The Happy Ones
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

The Happy Ones
Seattle Public Theater
Through April 10


In 1975, California was in a time of political retrenchment as the Vietnam War was winding down, South Vietnam was capitulating to the North, and the U.S. was adjusting to the lack of trust in government that
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White Party promises cutting-edge extravaganza
by David Nguyen - SGN Contributing Writer

Join SGN as we descend upon the largest Gay dance music festival in the world and mingle with men and women from around the globe at White Party Palm Springs. The annual three-day spectacular will take place on April 8-11, 2011 in the California desert and is the marquee event of the ci
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Twilight Zone Live a fun and funny evening of sci-fi
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

THE Twilight Zone Live
Theater Schmeater
Through April 16


Theater Schmeater continues its smashing productions of actual Twilight Zone TV series episodes done live. This outing, Rob Burgess has a tremendous amount to do, as his talents are showcased in each of th
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Opening the Iron Curtain reveals tons of puns and laughs
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Iron Curtain
The Village Theatre
Issaquah: through April 24
Everett: April 29-May 22


A confectionary kiss to the musical theater genre is having its world-premiere at The Village Theatre. Iron Curtain is so silly and funny that you might have sore jaws fro
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Stevie Nicks, Paul Simon, Cut Copy swing through in April
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Three rock icons dominate the month of April - Stevie Nicks, Paul Simon, and Rod Stewart - making it the most interesting month for live music thus far in 2011. A fourth legend, John Mellencamp, is also slated to appear this month in Seattle. Aside from the Nicks/Stewart (April 23, Key Arena
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Wimpy Kid returns for a second witless adventure
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Opening March 25


I had low expectations for Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules. I despised last year's surprisingly popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and even though it was based on an acclaimed series of animated b
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Standing up for yourself can strain a partnership. Advice from friends should be taken very carefully. Listen at least, and be polite. There may be some nuggets of sense you can work with.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): People offering to promote you may be more well-meaning than effective. In the end you
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Sade, The Sounds, Foo Fighters, The Cars
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

The wait is finally over - well, almost. Sade is coming back to Seattle, scheduled to appear August 14 at Key Arena. The multiple Grammy-winning act makes its first Northwest appearance in more than 10 years - and personally it feels more like 20. Sade's latest album, 2010's Soldier of Love,
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
THREE DOLLAR BILL CINEMA'S 4TH ANNUAL DINNER & AUCTION
On Friday, March 25, at 6 p.m. (doors at 5:30 p.m.), at Sodo Park (3200 1st Ave. S.), join Three Dollar Bill Cinema for 'Velvet Goldmine,' their 4th annual dinner and auction. Enjoy silent and live auctions, appetizers, sit down dinner, hosted wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and
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Letters
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Editor's note: The following letter to the editor was originally scheduled to print in the March 18 edition of the Seattle Gay News.

It was the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, and in Seattle, there was a splendid turnout fo
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A Dyke About Town: Dark Divas present energetic performance
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Dark Divas
Dark Divas' fundraiser for Nu Black ArtsWest Theater had a sold-out enthusiastic audience March 20 at the Triple Door. The theme was historical African-American female singers. It included interesting information about each of the women.

The en
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Conductor Currentzis impossible to ignore
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Standing up for yourself can strain a partnership. Advice from friends should be taken very carefully. Listen at least, and be polite. There may be some nuggets of sense you can work with.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): People offering to promote you may be more well-meaning than effective. In the end you
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Conductor Currentzis impossible to ignore
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

Teodor Currentzis conducts the SSO
March 19
Benaroya Hall


Although he is Greek, conductor Teodor Currentzis moved to Russia in the early 1990s and has made it his home. And in a program of entirely Russian music, he showed his affinity for the Russian soul. 'Dan
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Early Music Guild presents satisfying Bach
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

St. John Passion
March 20
Town Hall


Seattle's Early Music Guild pulled together three organizations plus vocal soloists to present Bach's St. John Passion. The Portland Baroque Orchestra, Les Voix Baroques (soloists and chorus), and Cappella Romana filled the st
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ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Standing up for yourself can strain a partnership. Advice from friends should be taken very carefully. Listen at least, and be polite. There may be some nuggets of sense you can work with.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): People offering to promote you may be more well-meaning than effective. In the end you
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