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Seattle's Pride Idol: Round One
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SGN's 2010 summer movie preview
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A Dyke About Town: Armida, Rainbow City Auction, and Righteous Mothers
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You Shut Up and listen to Lauren Weedman
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Sex and the City 2 passes coming to a club near you
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Flying House brings Smartypants and Sensible Shoes to Town Hall
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Three Dollar Bill Cinema announces Trans film fest
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NWFF holds Peter Pan event for Mother's Day
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VIDEO - Model Citizen - Andre - from Out.com
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Mr. and Miss Gay Cinco de Mayo pageant at Neighbours Underground
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Blood, sweat, and candy: The stars of Lost Coast
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Iron Man 2 driven by pure star power
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Where It's At: COMING TO SEATTLE - Sedaris, Eagles, Lady Antebellum
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
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Letters
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Sci-fi Senses a cautionary tale
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Psychic fair promises fun for skeptics and believers alike
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RAIN's Beatles tribute the soundtrack of our lives
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Rare Webber musical Tell Me on a Sunday a cult favorite
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Seattle's Pride Idol: Round One
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

2010 SOAP Pride Idol
R Place
Sundays Through June 20


Welcome back, Pride Idol fans. This week's competition - the first of six rounds to decide who will compete in the Wildcard and Pride Idol Finals - was hot, hot, hot! With the preliminary rounds behind us and the 2010 Seattle Out and Proud
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SGN's 2010 summer movie preview

by Sara Michelle Fetters
SGN Contributing Writer

                Ready for summer? Hollywood is. Even with solid performances from the likes of Alice in Wonderland, How to Train Your Dragon, and Clash of the Titans, more

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A Dyke About Town: Armida, Rainbow City Auction, and Righteous Mothers
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Armida

The usual crowd gathered for the Met broadcast of Armida. Cuteness thought Renée Fleming's voice and coloratura in the title role was luscious. Mercy remembered with pride that Lawrence Brownlee, who sang everyone's socks off as Rinaldo, had been discove
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You Shut Up and listen to Lauren Weedman
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

No...You Shut Up
Richard Hugo House
May 7-8


People who meet Lauren Weedman may not realize that they can become fodder for her intensely personal stage shows. Weedman is an insanely keen observer of human behavior and foibles and can boil you down to an inst
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Sex and the City 2 passes coming to a club near you
There's no better way to kick off summer than with sex, and lots of it! Our favorite tell-all girls - Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, and Samantha - are back for more legs-up-in-the air good times in Sex and the City 2, the much-awaited sequel to the first installment of the TV series turned movie franchise.

Filmed in the Big Apple an
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Flying House brings Smartypants and Sensible Shoes to Town Hall
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

100 Years of Captain Smartypants
May 7, 8, 21, and 22
Unlaced and Unleashed
May 8 and 22
Town Hall


Couldn't we all use a bit of entertainment, a dash of enlightenment, a touch of unity, and a whole lot of healing? I know I could, and I k
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Three Dollar Bill Cinema announces Trans film fest
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival 2010
May 13-16
Various Seattle Venues


The Trans community is arguably the most misunderstood community in the Queer world. From dealing with language unequipped to handle anything outside the fictit
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NWFF holds Peter Pan event for Mother's Day
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

Peter Pan with live accompaniment by harpist Leslie McMichael
May 9 at 4 PM
Northwest Film Forum (1515 12th Ave.)


For those looking for something a little bit more unusual to do in celebration of Mother's Day, I can't think of a more sensati
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Mr. and Miss Gay Cinco de Mayo pageant at Neighbours Underground
On April 30, Efren Chacon and CALIENTE (center) held the annual Mr. and Miss Gay Cinco de Mayo pageant at Neighbours Underground. Competitors had to answer questions ranging from LGBT interests to immigration reform, perform a song and dance routine, and model formal wear. When all was said and done, Miguel Torrez (left) and Giselle Armore (right) more
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Blood, sweat, and candy: The stars of Lost Coast
by Gary M. Kramer - SGN Contributing Writer

Bisexual writer/director Gabriel Fleming's The Lost Coast, now out on DVD, is an excellent independent drama.

Jasper (Ian Scott McGregor) is a straight young man who, while engaged to be married, spends Halloween in San Francisco's Castro district with his Gay best fr
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Iron Man 2 driven by pure star power
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

Iron Man 2
Opening May 7


Tony Stark is an obsessive/compulsive narcissist with abandonment issues and a penchant for reckless rock-star showmanship. He's also handsome, charming, and filthy rich, with a vulnerable streak that runs smack through the middl
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Where It's At: COMING TO SEATTLE - Sedaris, Eagles, Lady Antebellum
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Rain or shine, May brings an interesting plate of live performances to the Emerald City. From Gay comedy acts to legendary rockers to electro-industrial newbies, here's what I recommend going to in the coming weeks.

David Sedaris
May 9, Benaroya Hall

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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Your competitive drive can become obsessive, even self-destructive. Looking good is not about conquest, but moving on gracefully. Let go, meditate, open your creative soul. You can't do that while guarding your turf as queen of the mountain.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Celebrate your birthday with yo
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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 FROM LANGSTON HUGHES FILM FESTIVAL

Thank you very much for donating ad space for the 2010 Langston Hughes African American Film Festival.

Zola Mumford, curator



NOT A PIECE OF MEAT


In the Gay world, too often there are situations that require intel
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Sci-fi Senses a cautionary tale
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

When I Come To My Senses, I'm Alive
Annex Theatre
Through May 22


Before getting to the actual play - even one as fun, fascinating, thoughtful and delightful as When I Come to My Senses, I'm Alive by Scotto Moore - first I gotta give huge props to David G
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Psychic fair promises fun for skeptics and believers alike
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Your competitive drive can become obsessive, even self-destructive. Looking good is not about conquest, but moving on gracefully. Let go, meditate, open your creative soul. You can't do that while guarding your turf as queen of the mountain.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Celebrate your birthday with yo
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Psychic fair promises fun for skeptics and believers alike
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Contributing Writer

Intuitive Arts Fair
May 8
Interfaith Community Church


Still haven't decided on whether your mom gets treated to flowers or the same kitchen tools you got her last year, or some perfume she'll probably re-gift later? Well, how about some
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RAIN's Beatles tribute the soundtrack of our lives
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

RAIN - A Tribute
to The Beatles
May 7-9
Paramount Theatre


On February 9, 1964, millions of Americans tuned into The Ed Sullivan Show to watch The Beatles - four mop-topped Englishmen who would go on to become arguably the biggest rock band of all time
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Rare Webber musical Tell Me on a Sunday a cult favorite
by Milton W. Hamlin - SGN A&E Writer

Tell Me on a Sunday
ArtsWest
Through May 23


There's so much to like about ArtsWest's new production of the rarely staged musical Tell Me on a Sunday, by Andrew Lloyd Webber, that it seems churlish to even mention the show's weaknesses. So, first of all, t
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Rare Webber musical Tell Me on a Sunday a cult favorite
by Milton W. Hamlin - SGN A&E Writer

Tell Me on a Sunday
ArtsWest
Through May 23


There's so much to like about ArtsWest's new production of the rarely staged musical Tell Me on a Sunday, by Andrew Lloyd Webber, that it seems churlish to even mention the show's weaknesses. So, first of all, t
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Shortbus starts Seattle's Lesbian and Gay Film Festival with a bang, not a whimper -
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Your competitive drive can become obsessive, even self-destructive. Looking good is not about conquest, but moving on gracefully. Let go, meditate, open your creative soul. You can't do that while guarding your turf as queen of the mountain.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Celebrate your birthday with yo
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