October 13 2006
Volume 34
Issue 41
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All Arts and Entertainment Stories
669: A Queer phenomenon making waves in Seattle's music scene
"I get these lyric ideas which nag at my consciousness until I add to them. It's weirdly; like a demon that I have to exercise," said Tony Bonjorno, the band's founder.

by Marc Willis Special to the SGN

[Editor's Note: This interview was conducted in June, 2006. 669 was a featured band at Seattle Pride and Tacoma's Out in the Park.]

I ascend what
Last call at Thumper's - Restaurant and bar became a Seattle LGBT institution
Steve Nyman and Nathan Benedict are sad to announce that after 21+ years of serving Seattle's Gay community, Thumper's Restaurant and Bar will be closing on Saturday Oct. 21, 2006.

Thumper's had their Grand Opening Party on April 27, 1985. It was a great party to mark the beginning of what has become an institution in Seattle Gay life.
A timely play that won't settle debates, but may start a few
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid SGN A&E Writer


Directed by Warner Shook
Starring Corey Brill, Kandis Chappell, Melissa D. Brown, Cynthia Jones
Seattle Repertory Theatre
September 21-October 21

After my girlfriend and I saw Warner Shook's economically directed 'Doubt' last week, we found that
October LGBT art show to feature artist CC Cahill
The LGBT Community Center Art Gallery and QArts is delighted to present the paintings in a solo show of exciting artist CC Cahill. The exclusive engagement of The Shape of a Woman will be shown October 1st through October 28th. CC Cahill, a protégé of artist Dana Gibson, will be present to talk about her work.

Throughout CC Cahill's l
49 Up gives fascinating insights into life's progressions
by E. Joyce Glasgow SGN A&E Writer

49 Up A Film by Michael Apted

United Kingdom, 2005, 135 minutes, color and black & white
Landmark's Varsity Theatre
4329 University Way N.E.,
Seattle, (206)781-5755
Exclusive engagement opens October 13th, 2006

The Film, 49 Up, gives us fascina
Trousers terrorize the Eastside! - Captain Smartypants returns to Kirkland Performance Center
Captain Smartypants - Trousers of Terror October 21, 8:00pm

Kirkland Performance Center (350 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland)
Tickets: (425) 893-9900 or visit

A prom queen swings an axe&Jason accessorizes his hockey mask&Zombies do a dainty minuet&Drama queens go berserk&Captain Smartypants goes mad
Men in Dance is back for the Sixth Against the Grain Festival
The Men in Dance are back to wow you at the Sixth Against The Grain Festival, bringing two weekends of first-rate choreography and performance to Seattle audiences.

Concert dates for this ever-popular series are October 13th, 14th, 15th, and 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2006 at the intimate Velocity MainSpace Theatre in the Oddfellows Building
Pro Mos: Real Gay wrestlers in professional wrestling
by Jim Provenzano SGN Contributing Writer

With professional wrestling's propensity toward sexual innuendo and a larger-than-life aura of tights-clad homoeroticism, it should come as no surprise that at least a few men in the sport/entertainment are Gay.

Simon Sermon, 32, who has been out as both a "wrestling character" an
Book Marks
by Richard Labonte - SGN A&E Writer

Jokes and the Unconscious: A Graphic Novel, by Daphne Gottlieb and Diane DiMassa. Cleis Press, 120 pages, $17.95 paper.

The words in this graphic novel are by performance poet Gottlieb, and they're fierce and funny. The art is by
Muse rips through Paramount Theatre with explosive performance
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

October 4 @ Paramount Theatre

It wasn't a rock concert. It was a rock experience.

British industrial-electro trio Muse blasted the Paramount Theatre a week ago with a brilliant, two-hour showing that more than exceeded the expectations of a sold


Ladytron and CSS work it at The Showbox; Jonny Lang goes wild at Paramount Theatre; The Rolling Stones bang some more at Qwest Field with the Dave Matthews Band
by Lorelei Quenzer & Jessica Browning SGN A&E Writers

Ladytron w/ CSS

Friday, October 13 - 9pm
The Showbox -
$18 /

The electroclash explosion of the late 90s and early 00s is still alive, but some would say barely kicking. Many of the newest of the new wave are already starting to
Q-Scopes by Jack Fertig
ARIES (March 20 - April 19): Let your partner or a friend lead you to something new and different - or better yet, to something old and different. The "secret room" of Pompeiian erotica in Naples may be a bit far away, but let that be the inspiration.

TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): You may feel unappreciated around the house, but you a

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