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Spin doctor: DJ Almond Brown keeps the beats flowing on Capitol Hill
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Live and local: The best Seattle-area theater of 2012
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A tango with Beethoven
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The truth is in here - Engrossing Zero Dark Thirty an explosive procedural
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Best Original Song
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Deep inside Hollywood: A random handful of things to come in 2013
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BEST OF TRAVEL 2012: Our favorite hotels, restaurants, bars and visitor attractions of the year
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The Oscar oracle: 2012 Academy Award predictions
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Beautifully acted Land doesn't fulfill its promise
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Easy Street Records closing Queen Anne store
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Spin doctor: DJ Almond Brown keeps the beats flowing on Capitol Hill
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

DJ Almond Brown is easily one of Seattle's most recognizable disk jockeys. And that's not by accident. He paid his dues, learned what he could from whomever he could whenever he could, and in 2012 saw his name and notoriety climb in ways he never thought possible. Seattle Gay News sat down with him to talk music, Seattle nightl
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Live and local: The best Seattle-area theater of 2012
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Two thousand twelve feels like a year of solid, well-done theater, with not so many OMG moments. In fact, some of the most intense experiences this year (some will argue most years) were to be had in the low-budget theaters.

Certainly, theaters that have less money often have more
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A tango with Beethoven
SSO presents an odd but enjoyable pairing for the holidays

by Alice Bloch - SGN Contributing Writer

SEATTLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
BENAROYA HALL
December 28


If there's anything more exhilarating than a great performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, I don't know what
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The truth is in here - Engrossing Zero Dark Thirty an explosive procedural
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN A&E Writer

ZERO DARK THIRTY
Opens January 4


Zero Dark Thirty, written and directed by Academy Award winners (for The Hurt Locker) Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow, chronicles the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden. It is seen through the eyes of a CIA analyst, Maya (
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Best Original Song
Adele, Katy Perry, Arcade Fire in the Oscar race

by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

The Academy Award nominations will be announced on January 10, and among them will be five compositions vying for Best Original Song.

Learning from its embarrassing mistake last year, in which only two
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Deep inside Hollywood: A random handful of things to come in 2013
by Romeo San Vicente - SGN Contributing Writer

THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY
Eventually they'll run out of Patricia Highsmith books to adapt into films, but until that day, the late Bisexual author's body of work continues to make for great entertainment of the rich-people-plus-crime variety. Currently in productio
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BEST OF TRAVEL 2012: Our favorite hotels, restaurants, bars and visitor attractions of the year

By: Albert Rodriguez, Jessica Price and Jerry L. Peerson
SGN A&E Writers

We traveled to three continents, seven countries and numerous cities this year.  And from these destination more

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The Oscar oracle: 2012 Academy Award predictions
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN A&E Writer

It feels weird writing up Academy Award predictions only a handful of days into January. Usually the nomination process takes up a large portion of the month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) giving their members plenty of time to view as many of the prior year'
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Beautifully acted Land doesn't fulfill its promise
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN A&E Writer

PROMISED LAND
Opens January 4


Steve Butler (Matt Damon) and his charmingly sarcastic partner, Sue Thomason (Frances McDormand), have come to the rural farming township of McKinley to sell the citizens on allowing their employer to mine for natural gas. It
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Easy Street Records closing Queen Anne store
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Say adios to Easy Street Records in Queen Anne. After a 12-year run, the independent music store will close January 18 due to a lease issue. Apparently, the shop's landlord wanted significantly more money than he/she/it was already getting, prompting Easy Street to pack up and go. Chase
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HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
On Monday, January 7, doors 7 p.m., Peter Crow 8 p.m., Hedwig Band 9 p.m., at Sunset Tavern (5433 Ballard Ave. NW), in anticipation of the run on Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Moore Theatre (January 15-27), join Jerick Hoffer aka Jinkx Monsoon (Hedwig) and the show's band, The Angry Inch, for a special roc
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