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Estelle Parsons shares a lifetime of stage work
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Lesbian and Gay Film Festival opens with Quentin Crisp
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Amateur singers, veteran talent
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Seattle Gay and Lesbian Film Festival highlights
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Zastrozzi an evening of fun and mayhem
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Snow Patrol makes superb return to Seattle
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A Dyke About Town: Music, dance, opera and politics
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Well-crafted Wild Things relentlessly bleak
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
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Snow Patrol frontman Lightbody on his band, books, and Belfast
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The 'other side' in Burien and fun with the slave
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Deep Inside Hollywood - Romeo San Vicente
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Book Marks
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Estelle Parsons shares a lifetime of stage work
by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN Contributing Writer

August: Osage County
Paramount Theatre
October 27 -
November 1


Estelle Parsons may not be a name you immediately connect with a face, but she has a career you'll easily recognize. Most notably known for her role as Beverly on the sitcom Roseanne, Estelle Parson has an illustrio
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Lesbian and Gay Film Festival opens with Quentin Crisp
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

The Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (SLGFF) begins its 14th year with what is arguably its most diverse lineup yet, starting things off tonight at the Egyptian with a gala screening of the Quentin Crisp biopic An Englishman in New York. A pseudo-sequel to the 1975 British te
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Amateur singers, veteran talent
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

American-Style
Cabaret Workshop
Julia's on Broadway
October 11


Julia's on Broadway hosted the first ever American-Style Cabaret Workshop Concert on October 11, showcasing the talents of five of Seattle's newest cabaret performers. The dinner show was
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Seattle Gay and Lesbian Film Festival highlights
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

American Primitive
Thursday, October 22, 7:30 p.m., Northwest Film Forum When teenager Madeline (Danielle Savre) moves in with her father Harry (Tate Donovan) hoping to fit in, she quickly realizes that's going to be difficult when she discovers dad has a li
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Zastrozzi an evening of fun and mayhem
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Zastrozzi: The Master of Discipline
Balagan Theatre
Through October 31


Balagan Theatre's Halloween offering is a twisted tale full of mayhem - exactly what Halloween calls for. Zastrozzi: The Master of Discipline is a dark and mostly delightful tale of a d
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Snow Patrol makes superb return to Seattle
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Snow Patrol
October 14
Paramount Theatre


Two and a half years is a long time to wait for a band to come back around, so the stakes are that much higher and the expectations that much greater when they finally make it here. On Wednesday night, Snow Patro
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A Dyke About Town: Music, dance, opera and politics
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Dar Williams
Reality Greenwizard joined Mercy for Dar Williams' concert at the Triple Door. Williams' voice was outstanding, her songs sublime. Reality said she knocked his socks off. The performer introduced her song "The Babysitter's Here," saying she sees the s
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Well-crafted Wild Things relentlessly bleak
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

Where the Wild Things Are
Opening October 16


The good news came like the planets aligning: Acclaimed director Spike Jonze was making a film version of Maurice Sendak's beloved picture book Where the Wild Things Are, with screenplay by the enormously talented Dav
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): You're now uncharacteristically open to both sides of any question, but your own deepest desires can surface to sabotage your bipartisan efforts. Meditation can head that off. Stay true to your ideals despite temptations to compromise.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): You worry too much, even if worrying
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Snow Patrol frontman Lightbody on his band, books, and Belfast
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

You'd think the lead singer of a band that opened shows for both U2 and Coldplay this year would be an egotistical jerk. You'd think, as attractive and well-schooled as he is, having studied at the reputable University of Dundee in Scotland, that he'd be a bit of a snob, that the number of m
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
IN PERSON VOTER REGISTRATION STILL POSSIBLE UNTIL OCTOBER 26 FOR NOVEMBER 3 GENERAL ELECTION

IF YOU HAVE MOVED BUT HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A CHANGE OF ADDRESS YOU CAN STILL GET A BALLOT SENT TO YOU


If you are not currently registered to vote in Washington State and you want to vote in the November 3 General Election, y
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THANKS, MCC SEATTLE!

The volunteers and members of POZSeattle would like to thank the Metropolitan Community Church of Seattle for hosting our monthly social on October 14 at the Cuff. They provided that evening, along with a slew of volunteers from their congregation, to help set up the and transform the bar into a bistro/
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The 'other side' in Burien and fun with the slave
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

I have seen the enemy - though I don't like thinking of other humans as 'enemies,' 'cause I'm not into that kind of energy - and it ain't me, or, heck, anyone I know. They live in Burien, probably other places, too. Traveling through Burien on the bus to see The Fabulous Daughter a weekend
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ARIES (March 20 - April 19): You're now uncharacteristically open to both sides of any question, but your own deepest desires can surface to sabotage your bipartisan efforts. Meditation can head that off. Stay true to your ideals despite temptations to compromise.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): You worry too much, even if worrying
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Deep Inside Hollywood - Romeo San Vicente
Manilow takes Stipe and Hanks to the Copacabana
The fallout from Mamma Mia! continues, and this time Michael Stipe, Tom Hanks and Barry Manilow are hatching a plan to woo you back into theaters to sing along with 35-year-old songs you only pretend not to love. Stipe and Hanks' production companies are joining forces to produce a mu
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Book Marks
by Richard Labonte - SGN Contributing Writer

The Show That Smells
by Derek McCormack
(Akashic Books/Little House
on the Bowery, $15.95)

This 10th title in a sublime literary imprint, curated smartly by Dennis Cooper for Akashic, is a creepy gem that's both grotesquely horrific and terrifically
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Shortbus starts Seattle's Lesbian and Gay Film Festival with a bang, not a whimper -
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): You're now uncharacteristically open to both sides of any question, but your own deepest desires can surface to sabotage your bipartisan efforts. Meditation can head that off. Stay true to your ideals despite temptations to compromise.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): You worry too much, even if worrying
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