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By MIKEL TOOMBS
“Tony Randall. Mary Tyler Moore. Molly Ringwald.”
“Molly Ringwald, Cordelia, King Lear, Godard.”
The first reference is to Bikini Kill’s great riot-grrrl anthem “Tony Randall,” the second to a video of a scene from legendary director Jean-Luc Godard’s not-so-great 1987 film version (the manual typewriter lets on that’s it’s not a period piece) of “King [...]
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By GENE STOUT
If Victoria Wimer Contreras feels like flashing the “Victory” sign, she’s certainly entitled to do so.
The Seattle singer and pianist known simply as “V” took the stage Sunday night, Nov. 13, at the Feedback Lounge with her new four-piece band, officially billed as V + the Noise, for a powerful set of songs [...]
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Seattle singer-songwriter Barbara Ireland’s new album is a world apart from the glam-punk she once performed as a member of The Fags and other bands.
Ireland’s new album, “Turning Back Time: Classic Songs to Kiss By,” is a sultry, sumptuous collection of jazz and blues from the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s. Among the gems: “Black Coffee,” [...]
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If you love acrobats and clowns, the latest incarnation of Cirque du Soleil has plenty of both.
“KOOZA,” which opens Thursday (June 3) for an extended run at the Grand Chapiteau (”big top”) at Marymoor Park in Redmond, celebrates two grand circus traditions: acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. In that sense, “KOOZA” is a [...]
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Queensryche’s 2009 album, “American Soldier,” was an intense, hard-hitting record — and one of the band’s most ambitious.
It explored the emotional and physical impact of war through the real-life stories of U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. “It’s very sobering when you put yourself in someone else’s shoes,” says singer-musician Geoff Tate.
But with the approach [...]
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