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OhmiGod! Legally Blonde a guilty pleasure
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Small talk with Little Boots - Electropop princess on arriving in the U.S., her shoe size and being a Gay matchmaker
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Chicago gives Seattle the razzle-dazzle
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2010 Academy Awards Predictions: Hurt Locker Looks to Blow Away the Competition
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Diamond Nightclub premieres Gay 18+ Dance Night
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Homosensual a drag gender-fuck at The Funhouse
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LaBute's Fat Pig grimly funny
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Good-natured Jimmy Dean a pleasant mystery
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VIDEO - Jon Stewart - Samantha Bee
LAST NAME FALCON...
BORN TO MAKE PORN?

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Sylvia and Tor serve cocktails and cabaret
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Jewish Film Festival offers 30 films from 10 countries
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Ghost Writer a fitting final note for Polanski
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Cop Out a funny movie with a stupid title
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Where It's At: March Shorts - Staples, Handler and Mayer on deck for March
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
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Hard Rock Café, Silversun Pickups, Lady Antebellum
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Letters
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Oregon wineries show off in Sodo Park
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Deep Inside Hollywood - Romeo San Vicente
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Filmmaker David DeCoteau perfects the Gay thriller
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Book Marks
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Come and be charmed by Verdi's Falstaff
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SAM stays up late for stylish Remix
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Gay poet Mark Doty shares his sparkling words with SGN
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Against Me! rollicking, aggressive at Neumos
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Mercy enjoys jazz, volunteering
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Deep Inside Hollywood
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Victoria, B.C. getaway tops prizes for Oscar Party
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Mavis Staples soars at Jazz Alley before sister faints onstage
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OhmiGod! Legally Blonde a guilty pleasure
by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN Contributing Writer

Legally Blonde, the Musical
5th Avenue Theater
Through March 14


"Ohmigod, ohmigod you guys!" Legally Blonde is a complete guilty pleasure. The music is toe-tapping. The lyrics are clever. The show is enjoyable, and the actors look like they are having as much fun on stage as the aud
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Small talk with Little Boots - Electropop princess on arriving in the U.S., her shoe size and being a Gay matchmaker
by Chris Azzopardi - SGN Contributing Writer

Little Boots
Nuemos
March 6


Walk a mile in Victoria Hesketh's little boots and you'll realize why every man over the rainbow hearts her. She's cute, fun and sounds like the second coming of Kylie. After posting a series of covers on YouTube, the G
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Chicago gives Seattle the razzle-dazzle
by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN Contributing Writer

Chicago
Paramount Theatre
Through March 7


As the song from the show suggests, 'give 'em the ol' razzle-dazzle.' This is just what Chicago delivers. Chicago opened on March 3 at Seattle's Paramount Theatre, and despite playing here several times in
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2010 Academy Awards Predictions: Hurt Locker Looks to Blow Away the Competition
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

There is actually a tiny bit of mystery surrounding Sunday's 82nd annual Academy Awards. Will Avatar make James Cameron king of the world for a second time, or will Kathryn Bigelow steal her ex-husband's thunder and see her Iraq War thriller The Hurt Locker blow it to smithereens
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Diamond Nightclub premieres Gay 18+ Dance Night
James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

LGBT 18+ Dance Night
February 27
Diamond Nightclub


Vicious Entertainment, a Seattle-based Gay party promotional company, introduced their first weekend youth dance night on Saturday, February 27. Approximately 500 youths packed the Diamond Nightclub (332 5th
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Homosensual a drag gender-fuck at The Funhouse
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Homosensual
February 28
The Funhouse


Lukas Kane, one half of the Seattle drag king duo Girls Like Boys, says there are two sides to every coin. While most of the LGBT community is familiar with the long, proud history of traditional drag queens, Kane and com
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LaBute's Fat Pig grimly funny
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Fat Pig
Artattack Theater
Through March 20


Many people think that "fat" is the last non-taboo prejudice, the only one still not named in our national or state laws against discrimination. Whether you think it should be or not, Neil LaBute's play Fat Pig, no
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Good-natured Jimmy Dean a pleasant mystery
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
Woman Seeking & A Theater Company West
Through March 14


In a small, sleepy Texas town, a group of friends gets together for the 20th anniversary of a James Dean fan club. It's September 20, 1975. As often
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Sylvia and Tor serve cocktails and cabaret
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

Cocktails with Sylvia and Tor
The Orient Express
Restaurant and Lounge
Thursdays through
March 25


The scene is a dimly lit train car just slightly into SoDo. Enter two well-dressed performers: Sylvia O'Stayformore and Tor Middlewood. Cocktai
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Jewish Film Festival offers 30 films from 10 countries
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Seattle Jewish Film Festival
March 11-21
Opening ceremony at Palace Ballroom, screenings at various venues


We all have a story. Perhaps the most elemental aspect of being human is the act of telling that story, of creating that narrative. Losing contro
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Ghost Writer a fitting final note for Polanski
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

The Ghost Writer
Opening February 26


Adam Lang (Pierce Brosnan) is in a bit of a fix. His ghostwriter, so close to completing the controversial former British prime minister's memoirs, has recently passed away, falling over the side of a ferry in a dru
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Cop Out a funny movie with a stupid title
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Cop Out
Opening February 26


Kevin Smith's waistline is getting more reviews than his movie. This is never a good sign. And the title, an obvious double entendre with a tenuous relationship to the actual movie, doesn't do much to sell the flick, either.
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Where It's At: March Shorts - Staples, Handler and Mayer on deck for March
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

We're inching closer to the peak concert season. In the meantime, March boasts some terrific live concerts. Here are five to wrap your head around.

Against Me!
March 1, Neumos

When super-hot and tattooed Tom Gabel interviewed with me two years ago, he
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Folks in charge have a hidden agenda. Reading between the lines isn't necessarily paranoiac. Confide in a close friend to keep that in proportion. If you must choose between loyalty and ambition, think ahead and remember who you are.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Hints of the future and conversations with fr
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Hard Rock Café, Silversun Pickups, Lady Antebellum
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Ready to rock and chow? It's doable at the spanking new Hard Rock Café in downtown Seattle (116 Pike Street), in a space that once upon a time was a pawn shop - and an adult entertainment center, if memory serves. The tri-level diner/bar/live music lounge opened its doors to locals and visitor
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
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FREE RÉSUMÉ AND JOB SEARCH WORKSHOPS
South Seattle Community College's WorkSource Center is partnering with the Seattle Public Library to offer résumé and job search workshops at the downtown Central
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Letters
GAY TEACHERS

In my opinion, many Gay men can be excellent teachers of children. Why? Because they are people of the gentle heart.

Leland Mellott
Mount Vernon, Washington


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Oregon wineries show off in Sodo Park
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Folks in charge have a hidden agenda. Reading between the lines isn't necessarily paranoiac. Confide in a close friend to keep that in proportion. If you must choose between loyalty and ambition, think ahead and remember who you are.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Hints of the future and conversations with fr
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Oregon wineries show off in Sodo Park
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Willamette Valley
Wineries Association
Block Party
March 11
Sodo Park


I fell in love in the fall of 2005. Actually, it was more of a crush. The object of my affection was a bottle of the 2003 Belle Pente Willamette Valley Pinot noir
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Deep Inside Hollywood - Romeo San Vicente
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Filmmaker David DeCoteau perfects the Gay thriller
by Gary M. Kramer - SGN Contributing Writer

Prolific out filmmaker David DeCoteau has two films on DVD this month: The Pit and the Pendulum, his latest Queer re-imagining/adaptation of an Edgar Allan Poe's story (after film versions of The Raven and The House of Usher) and Brotherhood V: Alumni, the newest installment of anoth
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Book Marks
by Richard Labonte SGN Contributing Writer

For a few years, memoirs have been the "it" book in literary Queer publishing, and the trend continues - several are included in this subjective list of my 10 "best" fiction and nonfiction titles of the year. Meanwhile, there's also been a boom in young adult titles; one outstanding repres
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Come and be charmed by Verdi's Falstaff
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

Verdi's Falstaff
Through March 13
McCaw Hall


Seattle Opera's production of Verdi's last masterpiece, Falstaff, is a charmer from start to finish. It's a shoestring budget production, modified from its origin in the Young Artists' production in Bellevue a couple of
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Come and be charmed by Verdi's Falstaff
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

Verdi's Falstaff
Through March 13
McCaw Hall


Seattle Opera's production of Verdi's last masterpiece, Falstaff, is a charmer from start to finish. It's a shoestring budget production, modified from its origin in the Young Artists' production in Bellevue a couple of
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SAM stays up late for stylish Remix
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

Remix February 26 Seattle Art Museum

On February 26, The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) kept its doors open until midnight to host the biggest party in Seattle: Remix. All night, Remix was exploding with creativity and style, with visual art at the center.

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Shortbus starts Seattle's Lesbian and Gay Film Festival with a bang, not a whimper -
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Folks in charge have a hidden agenda. Reading between the lines isn't necessarily paranoiac. Confide in a close friend to keep that in proportion. If you must choose between loyalty and ambition, think ahead and remember who you are.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Hints of the future and conversations with fr
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