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Richard Vida speaks about Drowsy Chaperone
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Richard Vida is an enthusiastic supporter of The Drowsy Chaperone, where he plays a tap-dancing best man, calling it, "two hours of nonstop laughing." The Drowsy Chaperone dances into the 5th Avenue Theater, October 29-November 16. It's a musical within a play story, about a man who puts on a certain record, when he's down, of hi
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The Moon Is a Dead World is so alive at Annex
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

The Moon Is a Dead World
Directed by Christopher Comte
Annex Theatre
Through November 15


The Moon Is A Dead World, currently at The Annex Theatre, is Mike Daisey's first full-length scripted play which he does not star in. Not knowing what kind
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Momix: The Cirque du Soleil of dance
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

MOMIX
October 17
Meany Hall


So astonishing were the images of nearly all of the pieces by Momix that anyone of any age was apt to be entranced. This program last week filled Meany Hall for three nights, and I doubt that anyone left unsatisfied.

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Treat yourself to early holiday shopping
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Seattle Weaver's Guild Show and Sale
St. Mark's Cathedral
October 23-25


Last year, and for the last several years, making a visit to the North end of Broadway to attend the annual Weaver's Guild Show and Sale has been the one constant through g
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Why do audiences love - and critics hate - Lang Lang?
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

Pianist Lang Lang
with the Seattle Symphony
October 14
Benaroya Hall


Why is Lang Lang so controversial? Many critics really dislike his playing, yet audiences, like Seattle's, almost invariably love him. What I'm going to suggest might just be as contro
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2008 Earshot Jazz Festival takes off for its 20th year
by E. Joyce Glasgow - SGN A&E Writer

Earshot Jazz Festival
Various Venues in Seattle, Kirkland, Bellevue and Bothell
Through November 9


The 20th annual Earshot Jazz Festival kicked off its first week on Saturday, October 18, with performances at the Triple Door by the Roosevelt High Sc
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See future opera greats before they're famous
by Rod Parke - SGN Contributing Writer

District and Regional Metropolitan Opera Auditions
Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, January 25
Nordstrom Recital Hall and Meany Theater


For the biggest bang for your operatic buck, you can't do better than these competitions to win the coveted f
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Great performances save Oliver Stone's uneven W.
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

W.
Now Playing


I was hoping for slapstick and irreverent entertainment to cure my political ennui wrought by our absurdly lengthy presidential campaign. What I got was a portrait, a composite drawing based on actual quoted material and real circumstances
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Lame Tru Loved gets points for effort
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Tru Loved
Opening October 24


We always knew it could happen: family-friendly Queer film. Tru Loved is a G-rated sort of coming-of-age Queer movie: no sex, drugs, or teenage suicide here. This is a grand day for cinema. Unfortunately, the idea behind Tru Lo
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SLGFF's final weekend
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

It's closing weekend for the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival (SLGFF) and there is still plenty in the way of highlights for those just now getting around to pondering the idea of taking in a screening or two (or three or four). For me, the one can't-miss on the schedule
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Madonna faithful head North for sticky, sweet fun
by Richard Kennedy - SGN A&E Writer

Madonna
October 30 - 7:30 PM
BC Place Stadium
Vancouver, BC
SOLD OUT


As a Madonna purist, I believe most of the excitement from seeing her live comes from NOT knowing what she is going to do. It feels like it was forever ago when I was a ner
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Let your eye and ear wander to new artistic perspectives. Challenge yourself to appreciate things you'd normally avoid. The stimulation will help you to understand your place in the world better, to mend old friendships and make new ones.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Too much self-criticism is blocking
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