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Don’t Miss: “Tail Feather” Flocks into Langston with a Night of Dance, Struts,...

June 15, 2018 •   The starting place for Tail Feather, a performative celebration of queer...

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During Upstream, Nordo Offers Up “Torrey Pines”, “Femme Fatale” and MORE!

May 24, 2018 • The 2nd annual UPSTREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL is just around the corner and...

Producer Eddie DeHais is a disabled trans artist who uses radical empathy and collaboration to investigate erasure and stigma around mental health.

“ReShape” Uses Art To Shed the Secrecy Around Mental Health

May 23, 2018 • Coming Up This Weekend, ReShape Uses Art to Shed the Secrecy and Reshape Our Conversations...

Art by Kimisha Turner, for Don't Call It a Riot!

Honoring the Black Panther Party and Generations of Activism in Seattle

May 21, 2018 •     Amontaine Aurore’s powerful play (Don’t Call It a Riot!) just...

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Gayly Forward: Queer Arts & Shows This Week & Beyond

May 18, 2018 • * = Top picks! (as selected through R Barron’s fogged-up lenses alone)   Now thru 5/19...

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Bag, Bath & Beyond: Bag Lady Manifesta and Broken Bone Bathtub Both Explore...

May 17, 2018 • Bag, Bath & Beyond: Bag Lady Manifesta and Broken Bone Bathtub Both Explore...

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Christeene Has Album #2 Out In May: “Basura”

April 30, 2018 • Polarizing and audacious performance artist and provocateur, CHRISTEENE is...

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The Night Becky With the Yard Signs SHUT DOWN Taylor Mac’s Seattle Show...

April 21, 2018 • Friday night, April 20th, featured a very special queer theatrical event as legendary...

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Review: OTB’s “Patti & The Kid” Meanders Through An American Gothic Landscape

April 14, 2018 • Review: Patti & The Kid. Created by Frank Boyd and Libby King. Written and performed by ...

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Subcontinental Drift Showcases Seattle’s South Asian Performers

April 13, 2018 • Ash Bhoopathy is passionate about South Asian art and he wants to make sure you know it. In an...

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Two Big Parties This Weekend: Red Dress and Legendary Children

April 12, 2018 •   There are two big gala party events happening on Saturday, April 14th and you can still...

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Cherdonna Needs FUNDS!

April 10, 2018 • We must help her! She’s the one of a kind bio queen/performance...

Peggy Platt as Euomi Spudd (as the Virgin Mary) in the long running hit holiday variety show Ham for the Holidays. Photo: Chris Bennion/ACT

Peggy Platt, Beloved Seattle Comedian/Actress Has Passed Away

April 3, 2018 • Terrible news to report. Beloved Seattle comedian/actress/performer PEGGY PLATT passed away in...

Intersections: A Celebration of Seattle Performance is a festival of arts representing the entire community and it's happening March 22-25, 2018 at the Youngstown Cultural Center in Delridge/West Seattle

The Intersections Festival Offers Up A Variety Of Entertainment and Art For…EVERYONE

March 23, 2018 • Variety shows — and especially *shudder* so-called-comedy-focused ones — are a tough act...

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A Deliciously Non-Binary Video Valentine From Betty Wetter, Stephan Anunson and de Fontaine

February 14, 2018 • Sooooooo, local film maker Stephen Anunson poked me a couple weeks back about helping promote...

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Christeene Set To Open Beacon Hill’s New Clock Out Lounge

February 12, 2018 • We’ve been VERY interested in watching the progress being made on the soon to open new...

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Maniac! High-Impact Gay Gloriosity Comes to 18th & Union Arts

February 3, 2018 • Did you see Woody Shticks in Schlong Song last year?   What about Nite Skool...

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Mark Finley’s New Solo Show “Somebody Get Me a Chainsaw” Is A Raunchy...

December 15, 2017 • Mark “Mom” Finley’s new autobiographical solo theater piece,...

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‘Tis The Season For….BUTTCRACKER !!!

December 7, 2017 • OH, WE NEED A LITTLE BUTT CRACK…RIGHT THIS VERY MINUTE!!! It’s baaaaaack with more...

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Short Run: Comix & Arts Festival Kicks Off This Weekend With Emil Ferris...

October 31, 2017 •   For the seventh year, Seattle will host Short Run, an international festival for...

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Videos We Love: The Body Beautiful With Purple Crush’s Isla Jones Cheadle

October 17, 2017 • All human bodies are beautiful but there’s something extraordinary about a human body...

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All Ages Drag And Stripper Cuddling At 18th And Union

October 16, 2017 • TWO very interesting shows coming up at the 18th & Union theater/performance space up top...

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“Jomama Jones” Mixes Music/Performance Art/Theater With Gender Fluidity

October 11, 2017 • I’d never heard of the performance artist known as “Jomama Jones” until I...

Cherdonna is back with an all new show at On The Boards in Seattle, Oct 12-15 with KISSING LIKE BABIES. Photo: Ji Ji Lee

A Message From Cherdonna: “New Show , Kissing Like Babies Opens Thursday!!!!”

October 10, 2017 • Our Queen and Savior, “Her Empress Divaship, Our Lady of the Holy...

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“Hocum Pokem” a Night of Slick Jabs and Standing O’s

October 4, 2017 •   Peaches Christ has finally answered the question, “What do you get...

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Gay City Arts Gets Mad and Vulgar This Month

October 2, 2017 • Gay City Arts the arts arm of Gay City, the health project turned...

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“Nite Skool” Rocks and Rules at Annex Theatre

July 30, 2017 • Just when it seems like the country has completely gone backwards,...

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Gay City Arts 2017/18 Season Focuses on Diversity and Resistance and Mark Finley...

July 28, 2017 • Gay City Arts has announced the line-up for their upcoming 5th season...

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Cthulhu Arrived in Seattle!

July 22, 2017 • Cthulhu, the Musical! has arrived in Seattle, WA!  The ever-popular...

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UMO Is Ready To Lead The Resistance…

July 21, 2017 • Satire and political cabaret have long been tools to fight...

Seattle singer Rebecca Peterson talks to Seattle Gay Scene about Opera, Musical Theater, Karaoke and how to survive an interview with Craig Trolli! (Just BREATHE!!)

Lyric Soprano Rebecca Peterson’s Journey Through Opera, Drag Queens, Fringe & Surviving The...

July 12, 2017 • Lyric Soprano Rebecca Peterson is recognized throughout the Pacific Northwest...

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Arson Nicki Gets “Fresh” at 18th & Union…plus more awesome July shows

July 3, 2017 • We j’adore the 18th & Union theater and cabaret space which is so...

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Spectrum Dance Theater’s (IM)Pulse Examines Queer Violence & ACTing Up In Response

June 12, 2017 • Seattle’s modern dance theater company, SPECTRUM DANCE THEATER is closing...

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Schlong Song Returns Weekends in June at 18th Avenue Arts

June 3, 2017 • Schlong Song is an energetic, sexually confessional, laugh/cry-out-loud journey...

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Cherdonna Mania Continues At The Henry With “Clock That Construct”

May 17, 2017 • Just in case you haven’t had enough CHERDONNA SHINATRA in your life, the...