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posted Friday, March 14 2014 - Volume 42 Issue 11
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GAY CITY ARTS - 'ON THE TRAIL OF TREES'
FEBRUARY 10 - MARCH 10

Shawn Marie Johnson's 'On the Trail of Trees' vividly captures her naturalist outings in the great Northwest, with colorfully saturated watercolors, sumi-ink paintings, and bold metal sculptures. Her work is on display at Gay City (517 E. Pike St.)

'On the Trail of Trees' is presented in conjunction with Gay City Arts, through which Gay City collaborates with local LGBT artists to galvanize an audience for Queer arts, foster the development of LGBT artists, and facilitate artistic excellence across a wide range of disciplines, including theatre, music, dance, film, spoken word, literary and visual arts.

A portion of any sales will be donated to Gay City. www.gaycity.org.

'REVEALING QUEER' - LGBT HISTORY AT MOHAI
FEBRUARY 14-JULY 6

Seattle's Museum of History and Industry (860 Terry Ave. N., in South Lake Union) presents 'Revealing Queer,' a landmark exhibit on the history of the Puget Sound region's LGBTQ community.

The museum is open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and on Thursdays until 8 p.m. Admission is FREE the first Thursday of each month. Admission: $14-adults, $12-students, seniors, military, teachers. Youth 14 & under FREE. www.mohai.org.

GAY CITY ARTS - FANTASTIC Z THEATRE COMPANY FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 2
This show at Gay City's Calamus Auditorium (517 E. Pike St.) will feature several short plays and one acts by talented young writers from our community focused through Fantastic.Z Theatre Company's Queer lens. Thurs.-Sat. 2/27-3/1 at 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3/2 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $15 advance; $20 at the door. www.FantasticZ.org; www.gaycity.org.

PURR & SEATTLE GAY NEWS - 'A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS'
On Sunday, March 2, starting at 4 p.m., join Purr (1518 11th Ave.) and the SGN for 'A Night at the Oscars.' Enjoy drink specials, prizes and watch the Oscars on Purr's many large flat screen TVs. FREE.

GAY CITY HEALTH PROJECT & THREE DOLLAR BILL CINEMA - 9TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS PARTY
On Sunday, March 2, from 4-9 p.m., at Fred Wildlife Refuge (127 Boylston Ave. E.) join guest host, the vivacious Robbie Turner, and staff and friends of Gay City and Three Dollar Bill Cinema fro this Academy Awards Benefit Party for Gay City Health Project and Three Dollar Bill Cinema. Tickets: $35 general admission; $100 VIP. www.gaycity.org.

TRANS* LIBERATION AND THE CARCERAL STATE: A PANEL OF NATIONAL TRANSGENDER ACTIVISTS
On Tuesday, March 4, from 6-8 p.m., at Seattle University, Pigott Auditorium (901 12th Ave.), national Trans* prison activists, advocates and researchers will share their perspective on the social and structural challengs that the law, police and prisons pose on the lives of Transgender, gender variant and gender non-conforming people in the U.S. Moderated by Dean Spade, Seattle University Professor of Law and Founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project.

Panelists include: Carolyn Henry, Transgender Activist, Los Angeles; Janetta Johnson, Trans Gender Variant Intersex Justice Project, San Francisco; Eric Stanley, editor of Captive Geners; Alisha Williams, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, New York City.

Sponsored by: Pride Foundation, Office of Multicultural Affairs, SGSU, Justice in a Diverse Society Learning Community, GenderGalaxy, Wismer Center for Gender and Diversity, Department of Criminal Justice and Center for the Study of Crime and Justice, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Seattle University Committee to Improve Trans Inclusion.

Visit the event Facebook page for more information.

SOUTHGATE ROLLER RINK - PRIDE SKATE
On Wednesday, March 5, from 9-11 p.m., come get your skate on at the Southgate Roller Rink's monthly LGBT Pride Skate event (9646 17th Ave. SW). Meets the first Wednesday most months. This month's theme is 'Leather.' Cost is $7 (with free skate rental, if needed.) This is an ages 18 and older event. www.southgaterollerrink.com.

WATERFRONT WEEK
MARCH 5-9

Join the City of Seattle's Waterfront Seattle project for a week of events to learn, play and explore Seattle's future waterfront. Wed 3/5: Waterfront 2020; Fri 3/7: Art, Design & Play: Liane Lefaivre; Sat 3/8: Art, Design & Play: Ideas from around the world; Sun 3/9: Field Day. Learn more at www.waterfrontseattle.org.

Q SQUARED MEN - Q-SPRING 2014
APRIL 25-27

Q-Spring, a celebration of self and Spring for Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Men, is a chance to gather with other men to reflect on, embrace, and celebrate who you are, where you have been, and where you are headed. Discover new parts of yourself and enjoy the company of other men in a non-judgmental, attitude-free atmosphere. www.qsquared.org; 253-216-3997.

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Megan Hilty comes 'home' to sing songs of Stephen Schwartz with Seattle Men's Chorus
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IN THE MOOD: 1940s Big Band, swing dance musical revue at Benaroya Hall
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Slant Eye for the Queer Guy - Bravo's 'Queer Eye' Jai Rodriguez talks to SGN's Teriyaki Temple (aka David Luc Nguyen)
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Forbidden Broadway comes to Edmonds Center for the Arts
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ArtsWest presents an accomplished production of Wendy Wasserstein's Third
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Taproot's Pretty Fire a heart-warming and touching performance
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Music of Remembrance presents Brundibár - Original cast member and Holocaust survivor Ela Stein Weissberger to visit Seattle and attend performances
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U.S.-based Bainbridge Legacy Organic Vodka named 'World's Best Vodka
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