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Arts and Entertainment
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'Best of Music' 2006 coming next week
Arts & Entertainment writers Albert Rodriguez, Lorelei Quenzer, Richard Kennedy, Jessica Browning, and Rod Parke are making their lists and checking them twice because its that time again&when Seattle Gay News chooses the Best of Music 2006.

What were the best CDs and singles of the year? Who were the hottest artists that rocked in 2006? What concerts out-performed the other
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The Tallis Scholars create sonic magic at Town Hall
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

When my partner Dale and I visited the Sistine Chapel a couple years ago, it was packed with noisy tourists and shouting tour guides. Hardly a place for spiritual contemplation!

Town Hall in Seattle provided much better ambience last Sunday evening as The Tallis Scholars shook our senses wi
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Dierks Bentley draws 6,000 boisterous fans to Everett Events Center
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Dierks Bentley
December 1 @ Everett Events Center


Dierks Bentley sold 3000 concert tickets in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. Not bad for an artist with three albums under his belt buckle.

Comparatively, he sold 6000 tickets at last weekend's hoedown inside the
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We Are Scientists jingle all the way to 'Best of Music 2006' feature artist interview
Last December, Death Cab for Cutie blessed the Seattle Gay News with an exclusive interview that highlighted our big, year-end music spread. Nick Harmer and Chris Walla shared their holiday plans with us and mentioned a few of their favorite CDs and artists of 2005.

We're honored to announce We Are Scientists, NME Award nominees for B
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Garrick Ohlsson - How a fine pianist can hit and miss in the same recital
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

Garrick Ohlsson has impressed me in the past as a technical wizard, at least when it comes to playing all the notes very fast. His artistry is, however, another matter. Sometimes his taste is suited to a piece so that the performance comes off very well.

Sometimes he misses badly.
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in   the MUSIC LOUNGE
Gwen Stefani headed to Seattle this summer; We Are Scientists interview on deck; Josh Groban tapes Oprah appearance; Dolly Parton feted and embarrassed at Kennedy Center Honors
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in   BITS & BYTES
Mel Gibson's savage Apocalypto scores, Mongolian Cave Of Yellow Dog charms, Wicked Xmas opens at Cabaret de Paris
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in   WHERE IT'S AT
Dina Martina returns twisted holiday show to Re-bar; Mindy Smith brings genuine country-folk to KMTT's 'Winter Warmth'
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Book Marks
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Macbeth sizzles but his lady fizzles
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

Many years ago, in the first of two interviews I did with Jane Eaglen for these pages, she said she much preferred angry roles to soft, doe-eyed women like Mimi in 'Boheme.' To which I replied that she should consider singing Lady Macbeth in Verdi's early opera. Now, too many years later, she has as
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White Christmas dazzles at 5th Avenue
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

White Christmas
Directed by Jamie Rocco, and David Armstrong
Starring Michael Gruber, Tari Kelly, Christina Saffran Ashford
Greg McCormick Allen, Stephen Godwin, Clayton Corzatte, Anthony curry, Chad
Jennings, Olivia Spokoiny, Keaton Whittaker, Bobbi Kotula, Pamela Tur
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