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Finding Shelter with director Jonah Markowitz
Finding Shelter with director Jonah Markowitz by Gary M. Kramer - SGN Contributing Writer

Shelter is writer/director Jonah Markowitz's sweet, affecting, and romantic drama about Zach (Trevor Wright), a would-be college-bound artist who is all-too-frequently asked to care for his sister Jeanne's (Tina Holmes) five-year-old son Cody (Jackson Wurth), who
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k.d. lang shines at Moore Theatre
by Richard Kennedy - SGN A&E Writer

k.d. lang
March 19
Moore Theatre


k.d. lang has gone through a "re-invention" of sorts. With her first album of all new material in eight years, completely self-produced and on a new record label, it comes as no surprise that her "Watershed Tour" would
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Travel guru Rick Steves joins SMC
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

An unusual guest will be joining the Seattle Men's Chorus for their "A Foreign Affaire" spring presentation, March 29 and 30 at McCaw Hall. Rick Steves is not known for his singing, so you won't be surprised to hear that he's not singing. But he is joining them. The context of the performance is
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Ailey celebrates 50 years of dance
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Paramount Theater
March 28, 29, 30


AAADT has visited Seattle a number of times over the years and is a favorite here, as it is all over the country. This visit is particularly poignant because they are celebrating 50 years of e
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Mamma Mia run ends Sunday at Paramount
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

Mamma Mia
Paramount Theatre
Through March 23


The smash-hit Broadway show of Mamma Mia closes its Seattle run in a few days. You may already have seen it, but here are a few trivia facts to pique your interest.

Did you know that both the Broadway
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Moliere's classic The Miser, rich with laughs
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

The Miser
By Moliere
Directed by Robert Currier
Starring Todd Jefferson Moore
Seattle Shakespeare Company
Through April 6


Moliere was on his way to write a play about each of the seven sins, it would seem - except hypochondria is one o
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Fantasticks less than the sum of its parts
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

The Fantasticks
Book and lyrics by Tom Jones, music by Harvey Schmidt
Directed by Manual Cawaling
Seattle Musical Theatre
Through March 30


This is one of the old "feel-good" musicals and with a long history and many, many productions. It's a
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Wainwright keeps it simple and sweet, a hit at the Paramount
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT
MARCH 13
PARAMOUNT THEATRE


Rufus Wainwright was in an acoustic state of mind when he performed to a near sold out audience last week at the Paramount Theatre.

A night after playing a show in Hollywood attended by A-list lovebird
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How art plays into wellness
by Wendy Sloneker - Special to the SGN

Exposed: A Celebration of Queer Artistry
HaLo Studios
500 East Pike Street
April 4, 7


There's more to spending creative time than meets the eye, regardless of what the medium is. From abstract ceramic sculpture to rubberstamping or scrapbooking
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Fun Doomsday a movie mishmash
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Doomsday
Now playing


Yes, Doomsday is a rehash of at least five the world goes boom films (Mad Max, 28 Days Later, Children of Men all come to mind), but its still one helluva fun film. Personally, sitting with the audience at midnight for the screeni
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Shelter engaging, but falls short of potential
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

Shelter
Opening March 21


After taking Best New Director and Favorite Film prizes at last year's Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Jonah Markowitz's Shelter lands on screens this week. It's the story of surfer Zach (Trevor Wright), a vaguely geeky budding artist
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Grammy-nominated Bettye LaVette is simply irresistible
by Richard Kennedy - SGN A&E Writer

Bettye LaVette
Tuesday-Wednesday, March 18-19 - 7:30 PM
Dimitriou's Jazz Alley
$24.50


Bettye LaVette at Jazz Alley is truly the first must-see show of the year! With a career spanning decades and a roster of huge record labels from Atlantic to Mot
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Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Those wild dreams you've been having get even crazier, but can help guide your career and repair friendships. Any inspiration, especially while meditating, may help. Take the time and effort to analyze and interpret the craziest images that blow into your head.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Left to your
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