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Photo Essay: Seu Jorge at Benaroya Hall

Show Date: November 21, 2016

After weeks adrift at sea in the harrowing post election storm, Seu Jorge’s show at Benaroya shone out like a calming beacon of much needed respite. For the unfamiliar, Seu Jorge played the character Pele in Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic, filling the screen and the soundtrack with breathtaking David Bowie covers in Portuguese. As […]

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Connor Desai returns with her sensual, smart, simmering sounds to ToST this Friday, July 30

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnY1MrN_Zxk&feature=related] Connor Desai is set to play ToST in Fremont this Friday night with two bands, including Benyaro. She’ll be going on about 9 PM, and though her excellent second album Use Your Hands features delightful playing from other musicians (including Paris Burley on violin), this will be a stripped down solo set to show […]

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SIFF Take: The Extra Man

Kevin Kline isn’t just an “extra man,” but an “essential man,” as he likes to boast. He’s a guy brought in to charm little old ladies with lots of money and their friends at fancy parties in the most maxbialystockian of ways. His roommate is the young, naïve Paul Dano, a dismissed literature professor who […]

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How I almost missed the Rufus Wainwright show

Show Date: November 8, 2009

I’m not sure how it wasn’t on my radar — probably because the tickets went on sale back in August — but I didn’t hear about last Sunday’s Rufus Wainwright show at Benaroya Hall until last Saturday. The announcement came over the KEXP airwaves as I was driving up Capitol Hill, subsequently almost taking me […]

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