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August 2015

The Rocky Horror 40th Anniversary Show

August 15, 2015 @ 11:55 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

It was this weekend, forty years ago, that the longest (ongoing!) theatrical run in film history began. On August fourteenth, the film adaptation of The Rocky Horror Show debuted in London, and the fifteenth saw it released to the rest of the UK. We are incredibly excited to be able to celebrate this anniversary with all of you, and in the best way we know how: running around on stage in our underwear. Because this will be an extra special…

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October 2015

#SLGFF20 Opening Night Gala – FREEHELD

October 8, 2015 @ 7:15 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Based on the Oscar®-winning short documentary, FREEHELD is the true love story of Laurel Hester and Stacie Andree and their fight for justice. A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie. However the county officials, known as "Freeholders," conspire to prevent Laurel from doing this. Hard-nosed detective Dane Wells , and activist Steven Goldstein , unite in Laurel and Stacie's defense, rallying police officers…

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DRAG BECOMES HIM

October 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

In this frank, affectionate, and often-uproarious exposé, renowned Seattle drag performer Jinkx Monsoon tells all. It is the story of working-class boy Jerick Hoffer, who moved from small stages in Portland to Seattle to international acclaim. Influenced by his charming grandmother and encouraged by friends and family who saw a star in the making, Jinkx Monsoon was born. Jinkx takes her unique mix of Southern gentility and appreciation for tarnished glamour straight to the top of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Known…

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Centerpiece Gala #1 – BEAUTIFUL SOMETHING

October 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Director Joseph Graham and actor Colman Domingo scheduled to attend! Loosely based on writer-director Joseph Graham’s experiences in the ’90s, BEAUTIFUL SOMETHING weaves through the lives of four creative men during one night in the City of Brotherly Love. Following the film, please join us at Gay City (517 E Pike St.) for an after-party!

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June 2016

Brides to Be – World Premiere!

June 17, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

BRIDES TO BE will have its world premiere at the inaugural TWIST of Pride Film Festival on June 17th! BRIDES will screen as part of a double feature with the 1996 Seattle film, CROCODILE TEARS, and there will be a joint panel discussion featuring cast and crew from both films. BRIDES screens at 10:00pm and CROCODILE starts at 7:30pm. Your ticket to BRIDES gets you in to the panel, which will begin around 9:00pm. As an added bonus, we'll also…

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The Rocky Horror Pride Show 2016

June 18, 2016 @ 11:55 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Our June show normally falls within the Seattle PrideFest schedule of events, but this year we are also officially part of the Twist of Pride Film Festival! There's sure to be a lot of new faces at this show, so let's show all of those "virgins" why RHPS is still going strong for over 40 years. Grab some rainbow fishnets, warm up your voice for callbacks, dust off those dancing shoes for the Time Warp & Hot Patootie, and always…

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TWIST of Pride Featured Film: Last Men Standing

June 19, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

A new documentary, produced by the San Francisco Chronicle, follows eight long-term AIDS survivors who never expected to survive the epidemic. Its spring premiere in San Francisco was greeted to a standing ovation and it was selected for inclusion in this year's Frameline LGBT film festival (which plays the same day as our screening). PANEL OF LONG-TERM SURVIVORS TO FOLLOW FILM ARE YOU A LONG-TERM HIV/AIDS SURVIVOR OF 20+ YEARS? Enter code "LTS" at checkout to see this screening for…

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Out & In: Pride Comedy Showcase with Nico Santos

June 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Out & In: Pride Comedy Showcase with Nico Santos Tuesday, June 21 Doors at 7:30pm / Show at 8pm SIFF Cinema Egyptian (805 E Pine St, Seattle) Hosted by Nick Sahoyah and Elicia Sanchez with Special Guests Marita DeLeon, Finn Cottom, Val Nigro, Kathleen Nacozy $20 General Admission: http://bit.ly/outandincomedy Out & In returns for it’s 4th annual Pride Comedy Showcase, with the hilarious Nico Santos (Superstore, Chelsea Lately) on Tuesday, June 21 at the Egyptian Theatre. Nico will be joined…

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Peaches Christ’s “Whatever Happened to Bianca Del Rio?”

June 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Peaches Christ's "Whatever Happened to Bianca Del Rio" Starring: BIANCA DEL RIO & PEACHES CHRIST The Egyptian Theatre, Thursday June 23rd, 7pm & 9pm Multiple ticketing levels available including VIP Meet & Greet! TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE: http://bit.ly/PeachesBianca Sister, sister, oh so big, why is their blood all over your wig...? Peaches Christ invites you to attend the Seattle Premiere of her hag-a-rific theatrical showcase "Whatever Happened to Bianca Del Rio?" starring the unmatched talents of... - BIANCA DEL RIO as…

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August 2016

The Vicarious Theatre Co. Presents Clue

August 19, 2016 @ 11:55 pm - 1:30 am
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

It's an extra serving of Curry this month! Come join us for a very special showing of "Clue" on Friday, August 19th. If you've never seen it before, this may be Tim Curry's best performance that doesn't involve fishnets (as far as we know), clown makeup, or comically-oversized prosthetic horns. Clue fans, you might want to read the SIFF listing carefully. Just like a RHPS performance at the Egyptian, admission is $7 for SIFF members, $12 for everyone else, and…

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September 2016

Jinkx Monsoon, Peaches Christ, Mink Stole in: “Return To Grey Gardens” LIVE on STAGE!

September 29, 2016 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States
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JINKX MONSOON, PEACHES CHRIST, and MINK STOLE in: "Return To Grey Gardens" A theatrical comedy spoof that pays homage to the acclaimed documentary film Grey Gardens (1975). The beloved cult documentary by the Maysles Brothers captured the eccentric lives of mother and daughter former society doyennes, now fallen on hard times. This hilarious live production written and directed by Peaches Christ, is set forty years into the future and documents the routine of an aging drag mother and her bitter…

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October 2016

Torrey Pines – TWIST Opening Night Film

October 13, 2016 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

TORREY PINES Clyde Petersen 2016; USA; 60 min. WORLD PREMIERE Seattle’s own award-winning, multidisciplinary artist Clyde Petersen presents the world premiere of his first full-length feature, a painstakingly created stop-motion animated film with an astonishing DIY aesthetic that is as emotionally affecting as it is a breathtaking artistic achievement. An enthralling and visually stunning queer coming-of-age tale, TORREY PINES is based on Petersen's fascinating life story. Set in Southern California in the early 1990s, the film follows Petersen's complicated upbringing…

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Retake

October 14, 2016 @ 9:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

RETAKE Producer Sean Mandell scheduled to attend! Northwest premiere! A role-play romance-mystery that echoes VERTIGO, director Nick Corporon’s first feature, RETAKE, breathes new life into the road-trip genre. Jonathan (Tuc Watkins) hires a hustler whom he insists on calling “Brandon” (immensely affable Devon Graye) to relive a journey to the Grand Canyon. What starts out as an awkwardly bold proposition builds with seductive chemistry. A slow-burning, suspenseful, and obsessive tale of longing, RETAKE is a highly satisfying, passionate study of…

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The Rocky Horror Zombie Show ’16

October 15, 2016 @ 11:55 pm - 2:00 am
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

A Halloween-season VTC tradition! After being killed last month (and the month before that), Frankie rises from his watery grave to exact his sexy, dance-based revenge upon the sleepy town of Denton. Doors open at ~11:30, pre-show starts at midnight. $7 for SIFF members, $11 for under-20s , and $12 for everyone else. Come in zombie makeup, lingerie, or any combination thereof! Prop bags available for sale at the theater if you forgot yours at home.

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Heartland

October 16, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

HEARTLAND, Maura Anderson's directorial debut, is a love story that tests the bonds of kinship. After the sudden death of her lover, a grieving Lauren returns to her childhood home in rural Oklahoma. She soon begins a torrid affair with her brother’s stunning girlfriend (Laura Spencer, The Big Bang Theory), which threatens to tear apart the family’s winery business—and the family, led by the quietly homophobic matriarch (Beth Grant, The Mindy Project). Filmed on location, HEARTLAND was the Audience Award…

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Pushing Dead – TWIST Centerpiece Film

October 16, 2016 @ 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

“AIDS” and “comedy” are seldom two words one expects to belong together. But San Francisco–based director Tom E. Brown and his dedicated cast and crew have pulled it off with PUSHING DEAD, a quirky look at disjointed lives and the daily struggle for survival we all go through. Dan Schauble (James Roday, Psych), an HIV-positive writer, struggles to get access to his medication because of a ludicrous roadblock in the pharmacy system that would enrage even the most patient person.…

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TWIST – Queer Makers Pop-Up Mart #2

October 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Join us for an evening of fashion forward short films with the CHECK IT and U Got The Look screenings at Twist: Seattle Queer Film Festival. This group of films explores style in many forms and to celebrate the style, art and fashion we have invited some of Seattle's best of local artisans to display and sell their own work in our Queer Makers Pop-Up Mart. The second of two Marts during the festival, this one will be open before…

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AWOL

October 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

AWOL Director: Deb Shoval 85 min. | USA | 2016 Director scheduled to attend screening! Set in small-town America, AWOL follows the story of Joey (Lola Kirke, Mozart in the Jungle), a young lesbian who joins the army in search of a better future. Her life is turned upside down, though, when she falls in love with Rayna, a local married woman. With standout performances from Kirke and Breeda Wool (UnREAL) as Rayna, the story is colored as much by…

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The Long Haul Live

October 18, 2016 @ 9:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

THE LONG HAUL LIVE Amy Enser 2016; USA; 120 min. (including intermission) THE FULL MONTY meets the (very) Wild West in this interactive live performance and experimental documentary featuring six “average joes” baring their souls—and then some. The film follows the visionaries behind Seattle’s Moulin Rouge–inspired cabaret club, Can Can, who set out to reimagine the male revue. The result is the Buckaroos: a theatrical cowboy-western variety show. Beneath the cowboy hats and bedazzled thongs, the documentary also explores themes…

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Out Run – TWIST Centerpiece Film

October 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

The steady advancement of LGBT rights in Western Europe and North America has faded from the front-page news, but it’s a different story in countries such as the Philippines, which has historically acknowledged the existence of homosexuality and gender variance, but where traditional and religious resistance impedes widespread acceptance of LGBT people. OUT RUN documents the historic emergence of Ladlad (“Out of the Closet”), the first and only LGBT political party in the world, led by Bemz Benedito, who dreams…

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November 2016

The Long Haul Live *rescheduled*

November 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States
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Due to circumstances beyond our control as a result of the damage and decreased capacity incurred at the Egyptian Theatre, THE LONG HAUL LIVE has been *rescheduled* to Tuesday November1, 8pm at the Egyptian. Ticketholders and Full Series Passholders: your ticket or pass will admit you to the rescheduled event; no exchange is necessary. Info on obtaining a refund coming soon. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you in two weeks! THE LONG HAUL LIVE Amy Enser…

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February 2017

12th Annual Academy Awards Party with Gay City and Three Dollar Bill Cinema

February 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Join Three Dollar Bill Cinema and Gay City on February 26 to celebrate our community, raise money, and watch the Academy Awards Live! GA $25; VIP $125 ($95 until 1/11) Your ticket includes food, cash bar, a seat, and fabulous commentary by our comeidic hosts, El Sanchez and Nick Sahoyah. Doors open 4pm, Official Red Carpet at 5pm, and Ceremony begins at 5:30pm Stay tuned for our 3rd Annual Rainbow Awards - voting begins later this month. Special Thank You…

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April 2017

Seattle: BOB the DRAG QUEEN in Peaches Christ’s “Legally Black”

April 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Qurb Media Group and Peaches Christ Productions Present: BOB THE DRAG QUEEN & PEACHES CHRIST in: "Legally Black" A hilarious ALL-NEW live stage show parody of the hit 2001 comedy “LEGALLY BLONDE” starring Reese Witherspoon as ditzy sorority girl “Elle Woods” who stole our hearts quicker than you can say “bend and snap.” The hilarious SHE-nanigans will transpire at the SIFF Egyptian Theatre on Thursday, April 6th, with TWO performances at 7pm & 9:30pm. Audience members are encouraged to don…

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May 2017

Opening Night | Free CeCe!

May 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Please join us for Opening Night of Translations 2017: Seattle Transgender Film Festival at the SIFF Egyptian Theatre! We'll be screening Free Cece Documentary followed by our Opening Night Party right there in the theatre! Please spread the word and pass it on! 🙂 This powerful documentary told by CeCe McDonald and Laverne Cox chronicles CeCe’s unjust incarceration in a men’s prison and her role as the movement’s icon confronting violence against and incarceration of transwomen of color. CeCe McDonald…

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Seattle: Bob the Drag Queen – “Queen for the People” LIVE

May 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Hello Seattle! - Bob the Drag Queen, winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 8 is BACK IN TOWN on Friday May 5th with her NEW one woman stand-up comedy special! When the sharp-tongued winner from RuPaul's Drag Race take to the stage with zingers and stingers - from politics to love, to social media, anything is fair game. It's an evening of hilarious comedy - the shady way. Let it rip! PG-13 Warning - This show has adult humor, but…

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Seattle: Lady Bunny starring in “Trans-Jester!” – LIVE!

May 11, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Qurb Magazine Proudly Presents LADY BUNNY in "TRANS-JESTER!" ...her highly acclaimed one-woman show, a journey of raunchy political incorrectness, hysterical song parodies and engaging storytelling. THE SIFF EGYPTIAN THEATER Thursday May 11th @ 7:00pm Hosted By: Mama Tits DON'T MISS THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED TRANS-JESTER! In addition to new parodies which re-work selections from Adele, Rent and Bruno Mars to hilarious, effect punctuated by zany Laugh-In style zingers, Bunny has widened her repertoire to include some actually insightful social commentary. (Well,…

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SIFF 2017: The Fabulous Allan Carr

May 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until May 20, 2017

Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

SIFF 2017: The Fabulous Allan Carr Enter the fabulous world of flamboyant Hollywood producer Allan Carr, a legend for his lavish, star-studded private parties, whose fraught career went from the ultimate highs (Grease!, La Cage Aux Folles) to the lowest lows (1989’s infamous Oscars® ceremony). Showtimes Friday, May 19, 2017 SIFF Cinema Egyptian 7:00 PM Director Jeffrey Schwarz scheduled to attend Saturday, May 20, 2017 SIFF Cinema Egyptian 11:00 AM Director Jeffrey Schwarz scheduled to attend Academy Award® camp followers…

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SIFF 2017: The Fabulous Allan Carr

May 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

SIFF 2017: The Fabulous Allan Carr Enter the fabulous world of flamboyant Hollywood producer Allan Carr, a legend for his lavish, star-studded private parties, whose fraught career went from the ultimate highs (Grease!, La Cage Aux Folles) to the lowest lows (1989’s infamous Oscars® ceremony). Showtimes Friday, May 19, 2017 SIFF Cinema Egyptian 7:00 PM Director Jeffrey Schwarz scheduled to attend Saturday, May 20, 2017 SIFF Cinema Egyptian 11:00 AM Director Jeffrey Schwarz scheduled to attend Academy Award® camp followers…

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Cabaret w/ Robbie Turner – A Special SIFF Screening Event

May 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play! Life is a cabaret, old chum, come to the CABARET! Qurb Magazine and Seattle International Film Festival are proud to present a special festival screening event! An evening at the KitKat Klub with special guest: ROBBIE TURNER (RuPaul's Drag Race) Dress in your finest cabaret-style duds and join us for an evening inside the fabled Kit Kat Klub as Seattle drag icon Robbie Turner ("RuPaul's Drag Race")…

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June 2017

Brainstorm Screening & Panel with Director Douglas Trumbull

June 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

How close are we to experiencing another human’s thoughts and senses for ourselves? As VR, AR, and other emerging technologies evolve, how will these new technologies impact our construct of society? On June 5, POP and SIFF present a special screening of Douglas Trumbull’s 1983 sci-fi film, Brainstorm, followed by a panel discussion with key experts hosted by POP. We'll be joined by the film's director, Douglas Trumbull, known for his work on Bladerunner, 2001: Space Odyssey and Close Encounters…

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Peaches Christ’s “9 to 5 Inches” w/ Pandora Boxx & BenDeLaCreme

June 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Qurb Media Group and Peaches Christ Productions proudly present a SHE-larious drag stage show parody of the hit 1980 cult classic film starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Dolly Parton, "9 to 5." This side splitting rendition stars RuPaul's Drag Race superstars PANDORA BOXX and BENDELACREME along with San Francisco drag legends HEKLINA and PEACHES CHRIST! Watch these roosters become hens before your very eyes and cheer along as the ladies take on their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot boss…

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Collide-O-Scope 2017 World Tour Launch at SIFF Egyptian

June 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Collide-O-Scope, Seattle's legendary night of found footage delights and oddball video montages curated and hosted by Shane Wahlund and Michael Anderson, celebrates it's seventh year with a grand Best Of show. This Seattle premiere of our new "World Tour" program will be loaded with our favorite clips, live guests, crafty vendors and of course PRIZES! Wednesday, June 21, 2017 SIFF Cinema Egyptian 7:00 PM "Half video art installation and half stoner gawkfest!" - David Schmader Created, curated, and hosted by…

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Dragapalooza – Seattle PrideFest Edition

June 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Seattle PrideFest is excited to announce the addition of Dragapalooza™ to our Pride Week festivities! This is an exciting partnership between the Dragapalooza™ national producers, Five Senses Reeling Events, & PrideFest Seattle. Dragapalooza™ is a live musical concert featuring a cast of international celebrity Drag queens singing LIVE with a world-class LIVE band led by Grammy™ Nominated producer Chris Cox. Equal parts rock concert, variety show, and musical theater, Dragapalooza™is presented with the high-energy flow of a nightclub. It is…

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July 2017

Bianca Del Rio hosts the Roast of Mama Tits

July 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Five Senses Reeling Events is proud to announce that The Bianca Del Rio, winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, will be the Roast Mistress for the “Roast of Mama Tits”, a celebratory take down of Seattle’s Skyscraper Hostess, Mama Tits. As a first shot across the bow, Bianca was recently asked about whether she was excited about roasting such a popular local queen…her response: “Mama Tits? Who’s that? Just kidding. I can’t wait to tell everyone how talented and…

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September 2017

Hocum Pokem w/ Jinkx Monsoon, Bob the Drag Queen, Peaches Christ

September 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

SEATTLE - Kick off the season of the witch with a bona-fide star-studded drag coven. On September 28th, Peaches Christ, Bob the Drag Queen and Jinkx Monsoon promise to put a spell on you! Don't miss the Pacific Northwest premiere of Peaches Christ's SHE-LARIOUS drag stage show parody "HOCUM POKEM" starring RuPaul's Drag Race alumni Bob the Drag Queen and Season Five winner Jinkx Monsoon. This special event will happen one night only at the SIFF Egyptian Theater in Seattle!…

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October 2017

Something Like Summer Screening at TWIST Film Festival

October 13, 2017 @ 6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

The award-winning SOMETHING LIKE SUMMER is a richly textured story about the thrill, awkwardness, and obsessive nature of adolescent love, which grows over 12 years into one colored by conflict, loss, and rediscovery. In the wake of painful bullying, boldly out and gifted singer Ben acquiesces to loneliness, until he meets the gorgeous athlete Tim. This beautifully shot film elegantly weaves Ben’s intimate musical revelations into the narrative, as he is confronted by the crosscurrents of life, experiences the complexities…

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Queer Ghost Hunters Screening at TWIST Film Festival

October 13, 2017 @ 9:45 pm - 11:45 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

It’s Friday the 13th: do you know where your queer ghosts are? This docuseries by Stu Maddux (GEN SILENT, SGLFF 2010; REEL IN THE CLOSET, SLGFF 2015) is the first of its kind, following a team of queer ghost hunters contacting LGBTQ spooks in paranormal investigations across the country. It’s a mix of satire on traditional reality TV and truly bone-chilling discoveries, as records of imprisonment for “deviant” behavior surface in the hands of the crew. Share a unique collective…

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Saturgay Morning Panel: Queers & Women in Comics at TWIST Film Fest

October 14, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

TWIST is proud to showcase a strong lineup of female and gender-nonconforming films that portray vital characters conspicuously absent from mainstream media. Learn about trailblazers doing amazing work to shift the climate in the superhero and online comic universe, including our own local transgender web comic personality, Jesska Nightmare! Have your media literacy lenses packed and ready to investigate the intersectionality of comics and film, particularly considering recent exciting developments of the Wonder Woman phenomena. Only $5! Don't miss Saturgay…

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Saturday Church Centerpiece Screening at TWIST Film Fest

October 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Kicked out for trying on his mother’s clothes, Ulysses finds refuge in Saturday Church, a weekly community space run by a street-smart volunteer (Kate Born-stein), which provides warm meals to homeless queer youth. Newfound friends from Saturday Church and queens of the New York City piers give Ulysses a platform and a welcoming environment to try on new clothes and new identities—not to mention flirt with Raymond, a handsome and sensitive churchgoer who validates and encourages Ulysses. Voguing competitions with…

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Apricot Groves Centerpiece Screening at TWIST Film Fest

October 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

This intentional and beautifully crafted feature makes a triumphant return after screening at the 2017 Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival. Aram, an Iranian-Armenian transmasculine youth who immigrated to the United States in childhood, travels to Armenia for the first time—to propose to a girlfriend Aram met and lived with in America. He’s greeted at the airport by his older brother, Vartan. The handsome pair takes on responsibility for all the traditional ritual details of the marriage proposal—suits, flowers, scents, sweets—since…

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Collide-O-Scope Halloween featuring Ms. Pak Man

October 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

VIP TICKETS NOW ON SALE - see below for details. Collide-O-Scope returns to the luxurious SIFF Cinema Egyptian for their 2nd annual big big Halloween extravaganza! This night to dis-member promises to be a frightfully fun feast of found-footage phantasmagoria filled with gruesome sights and hilarious delights. Nothing you have ever witnessed before has prepared you for such sheer, shocking fun! PLUS a special live performance from our guest: the lovely, talented, and most-likely-to-be-medicated Ms. Pak-Man. Come in costume and…

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December 2017

Bianca Del Rio in Peaches Christ’s “Sheetlejuice” – Seattle

December 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

The name in laughter… from the QUEERafter! SEATTLE - Don't miss the Pacific Northwest premiere of Peaches Christ's SHE-LARIOUS drag stage show parody "SHEETLEJUICE" starring RuPaul's Drag Race alumni BIANCA DEL RIO. This special event will happen one night only at the SIFF Egyptian Theater in Seattle! Tickets are on sale beginning at 11:00AM Wednesday November 1st. These shows WILL sell out quickly, so don't delay! The afterlife will be a hell of a party with this all-drag, theatrical parody…

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March 2018

The Golden Girls LIVE: Seattle

March 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

The Golden Girls LIVE: On Tour 2018 Seattle **A SECOND SHOW HAS BEEN ADDED** VIP Meet and Greet will take place immediately following the show. This loving send up of two episodes of the uproariously funny TV show THE GOLDEN GIRLS features San Francisco’s leading drag comic performers, as they create laughter and good clean fun for the whole family. The four drag stars playing the characters the entire world has come to know and love are Heklina (Dorothy), Matthew…

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June 2018

National Treasures Seattle

June 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

National Treasures starring Bianca Del Rio, Lady Bunny, Sherry Vine and Jackie Beat... all together on the same stage for one night in Seattle! All fabulous drag queens in their own right, each of them bring something a little bit special to this 2 hour show! Bianca Del Rio is the ultimate insult comedian, she is a fixture in the New York City club scene, and was the winner of the sixth season of Ru Paul's Drag Race. Lady Bunny…

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October 2018

Twist Queer Film Fest Closing Night – Rafiki

October 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Buy tickets on eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/twist-queer-film-fest-closing-night-rafiki-tickets-50909496675 Twist Seattle Queer Film Festival will be showing Rafiki Closing Night. The shortest explanation of Rafiki is that it is an African version of the classic film Pariah by Dee Rees. A more complex description will add that the film opened in Cannes, was banned and unbanned in Kenya, and is produced by the talented director of the Scifi short Pumzi, which you can watch on Vimeo for free here: https://vimeo.com/46891859. We have less than…

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Collide-O-Scope Halloween 2018

October 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Egyptian Theater, 805 E Pine Street
Seattle, 98122 United States

Collide-O-Scope returns to the luxurious SIFF Cinema Egyptian for our biggest and best Halloween bash yet! This all-new All Hallows found-footage phantasmagoria of oddball video, music, and mash-ups will be punctuated by terrifyingly cool prize giveaways, a gruesome costume contest (our fans know to BRING IT!), and an amazing, unbelievable, and totally secret SURPRISE GUEST who will make you jump right out of your bones! Trailer here: https://vimeo.com/290811204 VIP TICKETS - $40 Includes seating in our reserved section, DVD of…

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