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Blake Lewis comes home to Seattle
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Dreamgirls a dream come true
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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Dancing Across Borders director Anne Bass
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Fences as good as theatre gets
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Brooklyn Boy charms at Taproot
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Twilight Zone an evening of cheesy fun
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A Dyke About Town: Lisa Koch, Dying City, and Gay Easter Bunnies
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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Grammy-winning Gay jazz artist Gary Burton
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VIDEO - Model Citizen: Andrew - from OUT
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Eskimos open to interpretation
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Matthew Barney's Cremaster Cycle plays SIFF Cinema
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Where It's At: Buble, Spoon and La Roux warm up April
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
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Ten minutes with Corinne Bailey Rae
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Letters
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Deep Inside Hollywood
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Pop/R&B diva Rihanna to launch tour at White River Amphitheatre
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Deep Inside Hollywood - Romeo San Vicente
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Book Marks
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RuPaul's Drag Race winner Bebe dishes on season two's final four
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Sia gets into the groove
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Vaginas still talking 15 years later
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Slavic brilliance at Seattle Symphony
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Blake Lewis comes home to Seattle
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Blake Lewis
April 17
Neighbours
Nightclub


Seattle native and American Idol alum Blake Lewis will be in Seattle to celebrate the success of his latest single 'Heartbreak On Vinyl' with an April 17 DJ set at Silver Platters and a special performance and meet-and-greet at Neighbours nightc
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Dreamgirls a dream come true
by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN Contributing Writer

Dreamgirls
Paramount
Theatre
Through
April 11


If 'all you have to do is dream' to make the Dreamgirls appear, then you are a lucky person. The rest of us will have to go to the box office and get tickets for the show. The musical o
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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Dancing Across Borders director Anne Bass
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Dancing Across
Borders
Opening April 9


Dancing Across Borders chronicles the challenges, disappointments, and amazing triumphs of a 16-year-old boy from Angkor Wat, Cambodia, named Sokvannara 'Sy' Sar, and his American patron - and Dancing Across Borders
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Fences as good as theatre gets
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Fences
Seattle Repertory Theatre
Through April 18


As the lights rise on the scrappy, rundown (but beautiful) set of William Bloodgood, with hard-packed ground giving way to scrawny patches of grass, you know you're not in downtown Seattle anymore. The cadence of
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Brooklyn Boy charms at Taproot
by Milton W. Hamlin - SGN A&E Writer

Brooklyn Boy
Taproot Theatre
Through April 17


Donald Margulies' charming, life-affirming Brooklyn Boy is delighting the loyal subscription audience at North Seattle's Taproot Theatre as well as a rewarding number of single-ticket buyers. The solid staging
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Twilight Zone an evening of cheesy fun
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

The Twilight Zone Live
Theater Schmeater
Through April 17


Take three episodes of The Twilight Zone, place in separate holders, grate huge amounts of cheese over the top of each, bake and serve. Theater Schmeater has been providing three-episode productions of
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A Dyke About Town: Lisa Koch, Dying City, and Gay Easter Bunnies
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Demonstrate the Place of My Abode
Mercy and Cuteness were very moved by Lisa Koch's work in the Solo Performance Festival. The play deals with Lisa's father, Frank, and his sudden death. The title, Demonstrate the Place of My Abode, is a translation of the song, 'Show
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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Grammy-winning Gay jazz artist Gary Burton
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Gary Burton
and Chick Corea
April 13-14
Dimitriou's Jazz Alley


Think of Gary Burton as the Paul Simon of jazz. He's won six Grammy Awards (out of 15 nominations), worked with the genre's top brass (no pun intended), played on the world's most prest
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Eskimos open to interpretation
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

The Private Lives of Eskimos (or Sixteen Words for Snow)
Open Circle Theater
Through April 10


Ken Urban writes surreal plays about modern life. The Private Lives of Eskimos (or Sixteen Words for Snow) is being presented at Open Circle Theater. The basic s
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Matthew Barney's Cremaster Cycle plays SIFF Cinema
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

The Cremaster Cycle
April 9-15
SIFF Cinema


The cremaster is a thin layer of skeletal muscle found in the scrotum. The cremaster surrounds the testicles, raising and lowering them according to temperature, external stimulation, or fear.

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Where It's At: Buble, Spoon and La Roux warm up April
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Blustery evenings aren't an excuse to not get out and see a live show, and in April, there are lots of good ones to choose from. Here are 10 concerts definitely worth seeing this month.

Michael Buble April 3, Key Arena
It's no secret why Michael Buble has a bi
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Recalculate the equation of any partnership that's troubling you. Can or should it be saved? Strong instincts and inspiration could lead you astray, but probably contain a kernel of truth. Friends can help you reconcile those with reality.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Feeling stuck at work can push yo
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Ten minutes with Corinne Bailey Rae
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

I'd been told before my phone call with Corinne Bailey Rae that 10 minutes would be the total allotted time with her, as compared to 20 minutes with Phoenix or nearly a half-hour with Silversun Pickups. Indeed, 10 short minutes was all I got with the British singer-songwriter, who in 2006 soa
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
FREE RÉSUMÉ AND JOB SEARCH WORKSHOPS
South Seattle Community College's WorkSource Center is partnering with the Seattle Public Library and the King County Library System to offer résumé and job search workshops. The Seattle Public Library events will be held at the downtown Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Room 4 on Level 4. N
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Letters
THANK YOU, MICHAEL RAITT

Good afternoon Michael,

I just finished reading your article in the Seattle Gay News, "Choose to live: GLBTQ youth and suicide." I am truly impressed with what you had to say and hope that you continue to reach out to young Gay people. I am 62 years old and I distinctly remember my man
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Deep Inside Hollywood
by Romeo San Vicente - SGN Contributing Writer

Will Rosie rule the ratings again?
Rosie O'Donnell's coming back to daytime television. That's the first bit of good news. Along with her former producer, Dick Robertson, who worked with Rosie on The Rosie O'Donnell Show from 1996 to 2002, the comedian is working on
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Pop/R&B diva Rihanna to launch tour at White River Amphitheatre
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Recalculate the equation of any partnership that's troubling you. Can or should it be saved? Strong instincts and inspiration could lead you astray, but probably contain a kernel of truth. Friends can help you reconcile those with reality.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Feeling stuck at work can push yo
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Pop/R&B diva Rihanna to launch tour at White River Amphitheatre
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

File this under 'can't wait 'til summer.' Barbadian knockout Rihanna will launch a 25-date tour in the Seattle area, and is slated to appear at White River Amphitheatre on July 2. The two-time Grammy winner currently holds the #1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart with 'Rude Boy,' t
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Deep Inside Hollywood - Romeo San Vicente
by Romeo San Vicente - SGN Contributing Writer

Glee to tour
This is not a tease: the cast of Glee is coming to a city near you. And they're going to sing. When most hot young stars of a hot young show are taking their between-seasons break, they usually find themselves booked to shoot a terrible teen horror movi
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Book Marks
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RuPaul's Drag Race winner Bebe dishes on season two's final four
by Bebe Zahara Benet - SGN Contributing Writer

Can you believe we are nearing the final stretch of the current season of RuPaul's Drag Race? Sometimes wonderful things go very fast! This week a repeat episode is running, so I thought I'd take this time to give you my assessment of the final four queens. The talent level has been
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RuPaul's Drag Race winner Bebe dishes on season two's final four
by Bebe Zahara Benet - SGN Contributing Writer

Can you believe we are nearing the final stretch of the current season of RuPaul's Drag Race? Sometimes wonderful things go very fast! This week a repeat episode is running, so I thought I'd take this time to give you my assessment of the final four queens. The talent level has been
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Sia gets into the groove
Sia gets into the groove The chanteuse gets happy on her upcoming album, and how she learned to be a Lesbian. by Chris Azzopardi - SGN Contributing Writer

The world might just end for those who feed off Sia's sad songs. She's happy! And she knows it! And she's clapping her hands! In fact, she's making everyone do it on her
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Shortbus starts Seattle's Lesbian and Gay Film Festival with a bang, not a whimper -
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Recalculate the equation of any partnership that's troubling you. Can or should it be saved? Strong instincts and inspiration could lead you astray, but probably contain a kernel of truth. Friends can help you reconcile those with reality.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Feeling stuck at work can push yo
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