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Seattle primps for Red Dress Party
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New Mr. and Miss Gay Seattle crowned at pageant
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Innovative Pixies amaze at Paramount
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Hip-hop homophobia: A filmmaker takes on anti-Gay messages in rap music
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Cabaret festival overflowing with talent
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A Dyke About Town: New Orleans, Jazz Alley, and Ham for the Holidays
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Diviners succeeds on young lead's skill
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St. Louis a taste of holiday spirit
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Jon Stewart - The Daily Show - Gay Watch
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New Moon, same demographic
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Oscars all around for The Blind Side
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The Box an easy, fun Hollywood flick
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John/Joel, KISS, Clarkson all arrive in November
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
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Surviving swine flu and gift guidelines
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Deep Inside Hollywood - Romeo San Vicente
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Book Marks
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Seattle primps for Red Dress Party
by James Whitely - SGN Contributing Writer

The Second Annual
Seattle Red Dress Party
November 21
Naval Reserve Center
South Lake Union


Got a pretty red dress? You'll need one for Seattle's Second Annual Red Dress Party on Saturday November 21. The Red Dress Party is a unique fundraiser for local HIV/AIDS charities in
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New Mr. and Miss Gay Seattle crowned at pageant
by James Whitely - SGN Contributing Writer

The Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle crowned a new Mr. & Miss Gay Seattle on November 14 at the 2009 Mr., Miss and Ms. Gay Seattle Pageant. Held at Neighbours nightclub, the drag variety show featured 20 stellar performances.

LaTrina Bidet, the positively negative emcee,
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Innovative Pixies amaze at Paramount
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

The Pixies
November 13-14
Paramount Theatre


Alt-rock veterans the Pixies' two-night gig at the Paramount - both vocally and musically speaking - couldn't have been better. The shows, a 20th anniversary celebration for the band's Doolittle album, were a tr
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Hip-hop homophobia: A filmmaker takes on anti-Gay messages in rap music
by David Zimmerman- Special to the SGN

Byron Hurt is lifting weights in a New York City health club. Like most people around him, he's listening to music on his iPod. It's hip-hop - 'Almost always is,' says Hurt. The rapper: Nas. The album: Hip Hop is Dead. The lyric: 'If I sound too smart, will ya'll run away.'

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Cabaret festival overflowing with talent
by E. Joyce Glasgow - SGN A&E Writer

The First Annual
Seattle International
Cabaret Festival
November 11-15
Can Can, Triple Door,
Pensione Nichols, ACT,
Moore Theatre


The ambitious Seattle International Cabaret Festival, organized by Can Can owner Chris Snell, sh
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A Dyke About Town: New Orleans, Jazz Alley, and Ham for the Holidays
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

New Orleans Trip
As part of their Sweet Caribbean Cruise, Mercy and Cuteness spent three days in New Orleans, where the trip originated, which allowed them some time to look around. They were saddened by how little the city has recovered from Katrina blowing through
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Diviners succeeds on young lead's skill
by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN A&E Writer

The Diviners
November 20 and 21
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center


The Diviners, a play by Jim Leonard, Jr., is billed as "a powerful, poignant, and deeply human play." These words themselves are highly charged, yet the play is definitely along the lines o
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St. Louis a taste of holiday spirit
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Meet Me in St. Louis
The Village Theatre
Issaquah through January 3
Everett January 8-31


Meet Me in St. Louis is a movie that is famous for several signature songs, mostly sung by the great Judy Garland, such as "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"
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New Moon, same demographic
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Opening November 20


Bella Swan (the long-suffering Kristen Stewart) is a total dumbass. I mean, I've heard of difficult love triangles, but this girl gets herself caught between a vampire and a werewolf. I know the pickings can b
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Oscars all around for The Blind Side
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

The Blind Side
Now Playing


According to my sweetie, an expert in Chinese and Vedic astrology, Sandra Bullock's a "fire tiger." Since next year falls in a fire tiger sign, that could mean good things for the perky (and now blonde) actress. All I know is that
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The Box an easy, fun Hollywood flick
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

The Box
Now Playing


Here's the deal: Some guy leaves a box with a button on your doorstep. He lets you know that if you push the button, you'll get one million dollars. Sounds good, right? But if you push the button, someone you don't know will die. That compl
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John/Joel, KISS, Clarkson all arrive in November
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

November is the month of pumpkin pie and Butterball turkeys, and it's also the month of top entertainers coming to Seattle for much-anticipated performances. Among them, here are five to strongly consider going to in the coming weeks.

Joshua Radin
Neumos, Novembe
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Nothing wrong with wanting to play, but your insistent urges can stir up a lot of trouble. Keeping it in the appropriate time and place can be a challenge; then again, stirring up trouble also has its time and place. Just think ahead!

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Seems everyone wants an argument now,
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE
On Friday, November 20, at 6 p.m., the University of Washington Q Center will host a candlelight vigil in front of the UW's entrance stairs at Montlake Blvd NE & NE Pacific St. 'This will be a space to show our love and respect for those murdered due to anti-Transgender hatred - 105 this year alone.' T
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DON'T DRAG US DOWN

It is amazing to me that the cabal that wants to deny equal human rights to people in a relationship of the same gender would like to drag them down to their idea of equality, with their 51% divorce rate, horrible domestic violence, and parents guilty of neglect and abuse of children.

Why sho
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Surviving swine flu and gift guidelines
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Ignore the fear campaign by the media, but don't get cocky, amigo. The swine flu is like having your worst enemy kick you in the gut over and over again, or being Dracula's bitch for about four days (complete with that pale, death-warmed-over pallor, too. Yikes!). I know now because,
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ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Nothing wrong with wanting to play, but your insistent urges can stir up a lot of trouble. Keeping it in the appropriate time and place can be a challenge; then again, stirring up trouble also has its time and place. Just think ahead!

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Seems everyone wants an argument now,
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Deep Inside Hollywood - Romeo San Vicente
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Book Marks
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Shortbus starts Seattle's Lesbian and Gay Film Festival with a bang, not a whimper -
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Nothing wrong with wanting to play, but your insistent urges can stir up a lot of trouble. Keeping it in the appropriate time and place can be a challenge; then again, stirring up trouble also has its time and place. Just think ahead!

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Seems everyone wants an argument now,
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