February 10, 2006
Volume 34
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All Arts and Entertainment Stories
Asian Pacific Islander and Fabulous: A night unlike any other
by Paulo Pontemayor - Special to the SGN

On January 28, the eve of Lunar New Year, many assembled in the Broadway Performance Hall to enjoy a night unlike any other. Chinese Lion Dance, Talented Performers, and Community came face to face at this yearly event. Aptly titled, "A & F: Asian Pacific Islander Fabulous," the event was put on by API International, a group founded by
Valentine film benefit to salute LESBIAN 'HERSTORY'
No Secret Anymore: The Times of Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon and A Knock Out to be screened

by Tina Gianoulis - Special to the SGN

Seattle's Dyke Community Activists are celebrating Valentines with a salute to Lesbian herstory and ground breaking women. As part of their 2006 Film Benefit Series, the group will screen a Dyke dou
Brokeback Mountain becomes top-grosser among five best picture nominees
Following Academy Award nominations, film attains hightest weekend ranking to date

Solidifying its nationwide appeal, Focus Features' Brokeback Mountain has become the top-grosser among the five films nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award this year. As of yesterday, the film has now topped $60 million domestically, outpacing the d
Very good art to cheer you, in the days following Super Bowl XL
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writers

Oh, ow ow ow, the moment that I realized 'our team', those glorious 'boys of winter', the Seahawks, weren't going to bring home the big prize, that was my response. Still, now that my sore heart is beginning to heal (as I'm sure everyone else's is), I am delighted that at last we have sunshi
The Seattle Choral Company Presents 'Don't Be Weary, Traveler: A Choral Tribute to America's Black Classical Composers'

Don't Be Weary, Traveler: A Choral Tribute to America's Black Classical Composers

Feb. 25-26 @ Seattle's Town Hall

Tickets are $22 (General), $17 (Senior), and $10 (Under 25). Call Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006 or

Gay Author Brent Hartinger to hold Tacoma book release party and fundraiser
Hartinger's book Geography Club had been banned in University Place schools

King's Books (218 St. Helens Ave, Tacoma) will be celebrating the release of author Brent Hartinger's new novel 'Grand & Humble' on Thursday, February 16th from 7-10 pm. The author will be reading from the new book at 7 pm and will be available to sign books the
Consolidated Works presents Tim Miller's Us
Performance explores Gay marriage, exile and the injustices Lesbian and Gay people face in the United States today


Written and Performed by Tim Miller

Consolidated Works (500 Boren Avenue North, corner of Boren and Republican)

Performances: Thursday February 16 @ 8PM; Friday February 17 @ 8PM; Satur
Bubble is an odd little Soderbergh shoestring gem
by Derich Mantonela - SGN A&E Writer

In its brief, predictably unremunerative, one-week stay at the Metro, Stephen Soderbergh's shot-on-a-budget-with-him-as-his-own-cameraman "Bubble" attracted good reviews but very few paying customers.

The tale of three lonely small-town West Virginians, trying to eke out a living at long, dul
Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Tommy Lee Jones' weird, inspired Texas border odyssey

by Derich Mantonela - A&E Writer

Latin American writing often combines surreal avant-garde with dark, grotesque humor. Such is the case with Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, script by Guillermo Arriaga ("Amores Peros" and "21 Grams") and directed by Tommy Lee Jones, th
Sarah Rudinoff in Last Year's Kisses opens at Theatre Off Jackson
Sarah Rudinoff in Last Year's Kisses @ Theatre Off Jackson

Dates: 8 PM on Thursdays through Saturdays, February 10 - Mar 4, 2006. Valentines Day Show on February 14.

Tickets: $14-20;,, or call 206-325-6500.

Join this "force of nature" and 2004 Genius Award Winn
Two light, funny films that are perfect for Valentine's Day and after
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Something New

Directed by Sanaa Hamri. Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, Golden Brooks, Mike Epps, Donald Faison, Taraji P. Henson, Felicia Walker, Alfre Woodard, Wendy Raquel Robinson

Now playing

The Pink Panther

Directed by: Shawn Levy.
Radio Golf is a window into two worlds
'August Wilson's towering achievement ... reveals old wounds and sharp rivalries between class and race.'

by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Contributing Writer

Radio Golf

Directed by Kenny Leon. Starring: Denise Burse, Rocky Carroll, James A. Williams, John Earl Jelks, Anthony Chisholm at Seattle Reper
Eartha Kitt struts to the Jazz Alley, Bob Mould and The Turn-ons bang away at Neumo's
by Albert Rodriguez and Richard Kennedy - SGN A&E Writers

Eartha Kitt

Tuesday-Sunday, February 14-19 - Various set times, call for details

Dimitrou's Jazz Alley - Call for reservations (206)441-9729 /$32.50-$45.50

World-renowned chanteuse Eartha Kitt returns to Seattle for a Valentine's engagement at J
Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig

ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Your mind is made up, and you know where you're going. Hang on to that! As you assert your priorities, remember that there are different ways of approaching your ideals. Don't confuse the path with the goal.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Be careful in your dealings with authority figures. Try t

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