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Cirque du Soleil's Terrance Harrison provides Immortal sneak preview
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Cyndi shines through
After all these years, singer/activist isn't so unusual - she's just human

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Coming home the best Christmas present for Megan Hilty
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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Sean Durkin and Elizabeth Olsen of Martha Marcy May Marlene
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A Dyke About Town: Kate Clinton keeps Benaroya in stitches
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Kate Clinton brings plenty of laughs
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Updated music brings Pirates of Penzance into 2011
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Who's to blame for so-so Double Indemnity performance
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Rick Santorum: Apologize To Gay Soldiers!
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Circle Mirror Transformation is theater for theater-lovers
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Tense Martha Marcy a character-driven marvel
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
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The Bangles' Debbi Peterson talks about band's resurgence
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Letters
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Where It's At: Women dominate November live music
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Cirque du Soleil's Terrance Harrison provides Immortal sneak preview
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

High-energy acrobatics, elaborate costumes, thoughtful choreography, and whimsical skits. Now throw in music from the King of Pop, and what you have is Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour. Conceived by Jamie King, a well-respected show creator and video director who's worked with Madonna, Rihanna, Prince, Ri
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Cyndi shines through
After all these years, singer/activist isn't so unusual - she's just human

by Chris Azzopardi - SGN Contributing Writer

Twenty-five years ago, Cyndi Lauper's 'True Colors' shined through on the radio and in the hearts of many. It was in the midst of the horrifying AIDS epidemic when she lost her dear Gay friend, came across the song, and made it into a hit that comforted millions.

'I w
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Coming home the best Christmas present for Megan Hilty
by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN A&E Writer

Megan Hilty and the Seattle Men's Chorus' Cool Yule Holiday Concert
November 26-27
Benaroya Hall


Megan Hilty is getting to do something that she usually doesn't get to do: she's coming home for the holidays. Her performance schedule - whether it's perf
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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Sean Durkin and Elizabeth Olsen of Martha Marcy May Marlene
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

Sean Durkin's Martha Marcy May Marlene is not an easy movie. It's the story of a young woman, Martha (brilliantly portrayed by Elizabeth Olsen), who after three mysterious years away comes home to her sister Lucy (Sarah Paulson) and her new husband Ted (Hugh Dancy) and refuse
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A Dyke About Town: Kate Clinton keeps Benaroya in stitches
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Thomas Mapfumo
Cuteness turned Mercy on to Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited at the Triple Door on October 24. Cuteness said she wished Mapfumo had told more stories about the songs, but that it was a fabulous show with a Zimbawean dance band that made every
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Kate Clinton brings plenty of laughs
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Kate Clinton
October 28
Benaroya Hall


There were laughs aplenty at Kate Clinton's standup event last Friday at Benaroya Hall, and lots of familiar faces were on hand, including our own local funny lady, Lisa Koch.

Kate Clinton's delivery
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Updated music brings Pirates of Penzance into 2011
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Pirates of Penzance
Freehold Theatre
Through November 19


Making operettas from Gilbert and Sullivan relevant to a new generation is a laudable effort, and director Brendan Mack's little band of players (STAGEright) takes a dive into parodying G&S's c
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Who's to blame for so-so Double Indemnity performance
by Milton W. Hamlin - SGN A&E Writer

Double Indemnity
ACT Theatre
Through November 20


Expectations have been high all season for ACT's stage adaptation of James M. Cain's classic tale of double dealing and double crossing. The world premiere of Double Indemnity ends ACT's mainstage 201
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Circle Mirror Transformation is theater for theater-lovers
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Circle Mirror Transformation
Seattle Repertory Theatre
Through November 20


'Theater exercises' are probably pretty familiar to anyone who has ever taken a theater class, but if you have never taken one, you might not understand what they are. So, the new
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Tense Martha Marcy a character-driven marvel
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

Martha Marcy May Marlene
Now Playing


Martha (Elizabeth Olsen) has come home. She called her sister Lucy (Sarah Paulson) from out of the blue, unsure of what to tell her, more unsure of what to ask. But they are together now, and the younger s
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): If you ask for a raise you'll get what you're worth. Are you willing to risk it? Quiet time alone can help you get insight into early traumas. Helping those less fortunate can help you to heal them.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Sex can be healing, but like any medicine one can overdose. Feelings of satia
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The Bangles' Debbi Peterson talks about band's resurgence
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Did you get the memo? The one about the '80s being back? Not only are denim jackets and penny loafers getting a second wind, musical acts from the Go-Go's to The Cars to OMD have resurfaced with new albums and tours in the past year. Add another band to the list: The Bangles. The all-femal
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
BORN THIS WAY KAFE FOR URBAN QUEER TEENS AT CAL ANDERSON PARK
On Fridays, 5-9 p.m., at Cal Anderson Shelterhouse (1635 11th Ave., one block north of E. Pine St.), Seattle Parks & Recreation hosts Born This Way Kafe, a welcoming place where LGBTQ youth, friends and allies (ages 13-19) can gather, be themselves, and have fun. Meets ev
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Letters
THANK YOU FOR GAY HISTORY COVERAGE

Thank you for the in-depth and very well written series from the National Gay History Project during October. This series has added significant perspective to our celebration of Coming Out month. It highlighted the fact that we are not only everywhere, but we have been everywhere since the fo
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Where It's At: Women dominate November live music
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Let's hear it for the girls! Not that there aren't any good concerts by men this month, it's just that the better live shows and most anticipated performances belong to these five cool chicks and girl-fronted groups.

The Bangles
November 5, The Showbox Market
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ARIES (March 20 - April 19): If you ask for a raise you'll get what you're worth. Are you willing to risk it? Quiet time alone can help you get insight into early traumas. Helping those less fortunate can help you to heal them.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Sex can be healing, but like any medicine one can overdose. Feelings of satia
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ARIES (March 20 - April 19): If you ask for a raise you'll get what you're worth. Are you willing to risk it? Quiet time alone can help you get insight into early traumas. Helping those less fortunate can help you to heal them.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Sex can be healing, but like any medicine one can overdose. Feelings of satia
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