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Jujubee comes to Seattle at R Place
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Joan Rivers still a star, captivates
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GaGa, Babs, and Cee Lo make 2011 Grammys memorable
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DJ Keano brings big bass to Tuesday nights
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The Brothers Size - the essence of good theatre
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Wildness and decorum mixed, not shaken
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Showing their Vanities
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The Radio Dept. mesmerizing, dreamy '80s pop
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Lady Gaga - Born This Way (Audio)
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Burlesque to Broadway heads to Seattle
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SGN EXCLUSIVE: Director Gregg Araki's sexy Kaboom
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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The SGN sits down with Cedar Rapids director Miguel Arteta
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Funny Cedar Rapids a character-driven winner for Arteta
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
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Music Lounge: Bruno Mars, Esperanza Spalding, and a Sasquatch sell-out
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Letters
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A dyke About town: Rocking out at Lisa Koch's birthday bash
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Book-It's great adaptation of Great Expectations
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Penguins 4: Pedophile adds to the madness at St. Benedict's
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Jujubee comes to Seattle at R Place
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Jujubee
February 25-26
R Place


The wait is finally over, Seattle. Jujubee is on her way!

The drag queen reality television personality of RuPaul's Drag Race and RuPaul's Drag U fame will perform February 25-26 at R Place Seattle.

'This might make me seem like a
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Joan Rivers still a star, captivates
by Gaysha Starr - Special to SGN

Joan Rivers
Snoqualmie Casino
Ballroom
February 12


The advertisements for Joan Rivers' appearance at the Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom on February 12 started to air on Seattle television stations in November. Within weeks, her latest comedy show sold out as
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GaGa, Babs, and Cee Lo make 2011 Grammys memorable
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

With only 10 categories presented on the televised ceremony, the Grammys were more of a concert than an awards show. But I'm not complaining, as I'd rather listen to live music than artists thanking distant relatives and chauffeur drivers. Sunday night's broadcast of 'music's biggest night'
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DJ Keano brings big bass to Tuesday nights
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

C89.5 DJ Keano Martinez, is promising Seattle a night of dubstep that's 100% fun with 100% bass inside Neighbours Nightclub every Tuesday night.

DJ Keano, the host and producer of C89.5's The Bassment, told Seattle Gay News he is ready to make his mark on the nightlife ci
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The Brothers Size - the essence of good theatre
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

The Brothers Size
Seattle Repertory Theatre
Through February 27


Once in a while, you get to enjoy something that is the pure essence of an experience. The production The Brothers Size at Seattle Repertory Theatre is one of those experiences. It's the essence of
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Wildness and decorum mixed, not shaken
by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer

Peter Serkin with the Seattle Symphony
February 10
Benaroya Hall


Last week, I wrote that it didn't take rocket science to get a non-French orchestra to sound French, and this week along comes British guest-conductor Douglas Boyd to prove it! The sound of the S
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Showing their Vanities
by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN Contributing Writer

Vanities: A New Musical
ACT Theatre
Through May 1


Vanity - noun
1: Excessive pride/admiration of one's own appearance
2: The quality of being worthless or futile
3: A dressing table


The definitio
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The Radio Dept. mesmerizing, dreamy '80s pop
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

The Radio Dept.
February 12
The Crocodile


Much like their 15-year career, The Radio Dept. was both captivating and frustrating on Saturday night at The Crocodile. The Swedish trio, featuring only one member from its original lineup, played barely over an
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Burlesque to Broadway heads to Seattle
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Burlesque to Broadway Triple Door February 24-25

With one show-stopping number after another, Burlesque to Broadway splashes onto The Triple Door stage for three nights only, starring Quinn Lemley, her backup gals and an intoxicating 10-piece big band.

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SGN EXCLUSIVE: Director Gregg Araki's sexy Kaboom
by Gary M. Kramer - SGN Contributing Writer

Kaboom
Opening February 25
Northwest Film Forum


Gregg Araki's Kaboom is a sexy, sci-fi, romantic mystery about Smith (Thomas Dekker), a Bisexual film student at an unnamed college. Smith lusts after his frequently nude surfer roommate Thor (Chris Zy
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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The SGN sits down with Cedar Rapids director Miguel Arteta
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

Cedar Rapids
Opening February 18


For Sara Michelle Fetters' review of Cedar Rapids, visit www.sgn.org.

Since his 1997 debut Star Maps, director Miguel Arteta has spent the past decade making some of the best, most provocati
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Funny Cedar Rapids a character-driven winner for Arteta
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

Cedar Rapids
Opening February 18


It is about time that one of director Miguel Arteta's comedies breaks into the mainstream. The man behind a series of solidly disarming socially inventive satires including Chuck and Buck, The Good Girl, and Youth
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Enjoy the company of good friends; talk about where you all expect to be in about 10 or 20 years. That can trigger inspired hunches about the future. As wild as they seem, talk about them for a clearer vision of what will be.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): The future is necessarily uncertain. Don't let that
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Music Lounge: Bruno Mars, Esperanza Spalding, and a Sasquatch sell-out
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

He won his first Grammy this week and is now headed to Seattle. Bruno Mars, whose single 'Just the Way You Are' nabbed the award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, will perform at WaMu Theater on June 2 with special guest Janelle Monae. The two were part of a trio - the other B.o.B. - tha
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
SHANTI SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
Seattle Shanti, a program of Multifaith Works/Rosehedge, has volunteer opportunities available for those interested in providing emotional support to people in our community challenged by HIV/AIDS, MS, other life-challenging illnesses, or addiction-recovery issues. Our volunteers provide one-to-one non-directiv
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A dyke About town: Rocking out at Lisa Koch's birthday bash
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Seattle Women's Chorus Mercy and Cuteness sneaked into the Seattle Women's Chorus' rehearsal for their upcoming concert on February 25 and 26. Cuteness said it was fun to watch Dennis Coleman work. Mercy likes seeing his animated face rather than his back, as she does in concerts.
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Book-It's great adaptation of Great Expectations
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Enjoy the company of good friends; talk about where you all expect to be in about 10 or 20 years. That can trigger inspired hunches about the future. As wild as they seem, talk about them for a clearer vision of what will be.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): The future is necessarily uncertain. Don't let that
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Book-It's great adaptation of Great Expectations
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Great Expectations
Book-It Repertory Theatre
Through March 6


Charles Dickens' sprawling book Great Expectations has been adapted into the Book-It stage style by Lucinda Stroud, and while it's still a bit sprawling at almost three hours, it's a lovely and luc
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Penguins 4: Pedophile adds to the madness at St. Benedict's
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Penguins 4
Annex Theatre
Through February 18


The serial church-ioso tales continue late night at Annex Theatre as Penguins 4 reveals St. Benedict's has its very own pedophile. No, this is not a news report! This intrepid reporter has investigated the goings-
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ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Enjoy the company of good friends; talk about where you all expect to be in about 10 or 20 years. That can trigger inspired hunches about the future. As wild as they seem, talk about them for a clearer vision of what will be.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): The future is necessarily uncertain. Don't let that
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