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All Arts and Entertainment Stories
'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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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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Blood Diamond delivers on all levels
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Blood Diamond
Directed by Edward Zwick
Starring Leonardo Di Caprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly,
Caruso Kuypers, Arnold Vosloo, Benu Mabhena
Opens Friday everywhere


There was a moment earlier this year, when thinking matrimonially, I actuall
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Dina Martina returns twisted holiday show to Re-bar; Mindy Smith brings genuine country-folk to KMTT's 'Winter Warmth'
by Albert Rodriguez and Richard Kennedy - SGN A&E Writers

Dina Martina's Christmas Show
December 8-30 - 8pm
Re-bar - $20 / www.ticketwindowonline or (206) 325-6500


Musical chanteuse Dina Martina returns to the Re-bar for an all-new holiday spectacular. Dina has become synonymous with Christmas, and her p
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Nobody can always be right, and the best way to maximize your score is to admit when you're wrong. There's a lot out there for you to learn if you keep your ears busier than your mouth.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Your libido is running stronger than usual, and opportunities are plentiful for you to experime
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SGN X-Word

SGN Puzzle
December 4, 2006
"P's on Earth"

Across
1 Cut
5 Pears or Paige
10 Leather pokers
14 Nobel prize winner John
15 Body build
16 Hold one's horses
17 Welk's upbeat
18 Senate house, to Caesar
19 Butch's part in a choir
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Sports Complex
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Now Playing

Now Playing
December 11, 2006

NEW THIS WEEK:

The Nativity Story

Mary (Keisha Castle-Hughes) is impregnated immaculately and has to head to Bethlehem with Joseph (Oscar Isaac). There's a lack of inn space, and Jesus is born in a stable. Meanwhile, it's difficu more

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