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ICON with a Heart of Gold Aleksa Manila Talks About Drag, SCS and 'ICON Idol'
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

Aleksa Manila is a Seattle icon. The former Miss Gay Seattle and the reigning Imperial Court of Seattle (ISCSORE) Empress Olympia XXXV has been a community stalwart for almost a decade, showing up at fundraisers, political rallies, live concerts and various other events throughout Washington, Oregon and California. She's been
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The world according to Esa-Pekka Salonen
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

At least that's what I wanted to experience after the concert at Benaroya Hall by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The super-familiar and the quite new modern provided a balanced program that made me wish this conductor could take us through the entire repertoire.

Having known Beethoven's Eighth Symph
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Lifelong AIDS Alliance to 'call balls' in style at the Second Annual Black Tie Bingo
King County Executive Ron Sims, Seattle City Councilmember Sally Clark, and librarian action figure model Nancy Pearl among confirmed celebrity callers



Lifelong AIDS Alliance, the largest AIDS service organization in the Pacific Northwest, serving more than 2,800 people living with HIV/AIDS presents Black Tie Bingo, Lifelong AIDS
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GET INTO THE GROOVE!
A & E writer Richard Kennedy travels to San Jose this week for Madonna's "Confessions Tour". Log onto www.seattlegayblog.blogspot.com on Wednesday, May 31 for his post-show thoughts.

MADONNA - SAN JOSE - SEATTLE GAY NEWS - WE'RE THERE!
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SEATTLE SPOTLIGHT ON THE MIDDLE EAST
Middle Eastern musical virtuoso Simon Shaheen and his Near Eastern Ensemble play in Seattle; Shaheen to return in a solo concert as part of the 2006 Northwest Folklife Festival's tribute to the cultural life of Pacific Northwest Arab Communities; and Abdullah Chhadeh and his group Nara play at Meany Hall

by E. Joyce Glasgow - S
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in the MUSIC LOUNGE
Mariah Carey coming to Key Arena in September; Dixie Chicks headed to Tacoma Dome in November; a walk on Capitol Hill with Joshua Radin; James Blunt autographed poster giveaway soon
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in Bits & Bytes
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Seattle photographer John Tozzi exhibits erotic and fine art portraiture
Work from the first 10 years of the artist's work to display

Seattle photographer John Tozzi presents "SOULS", a retrospective exhibit of b/w erotic and fine art portraiture, spanning the first 10 years of the artist's work. The exhibit will take place in the Subterranean Room at Art/Not Terminal Gallery. It will open on Saturday June 3r
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The Writer's Life comes to life at Town Hall
Author Gay Talese appeared at Town Hall to promote his new book

by E. Joyce Glasgow - SGN A&E Writer

At Town Hall on May, co-sponsored by the University Bookstore, Gay Talese looked dapper, just like on the cover of his new nonfiction book, "The Writer's Life", in an impeccably tailored suit, a hallmark of his, reflecting the
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French performance artist, Christian Rizzo, creates exquisite visual images at On the Boards
by E. Joyce Glasgow - SGN A&E Writer

French "body" artist, Christian Rizzo, brought his unique and highly imaginative performance art piece to On the Boards, May 18th-May 20th. Entitled; "i might as well want the blue of the sky and ride away on a donkey", the piece incorporates light, sound, movement, disparate objects and a sleek, geom
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