Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Seattle Gay News remembers Selena on the fifteenth anniversary of her death

It was fifteen years ago on this day that Selena, an established artist in the Latin music world and international shooting star, was murdered in her home state of Texas.

The singer, who inspired the film starring Jennifer Lopez, recorded many hits during her short career, including "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom", "Amor Prohibido", and "Dreaming of You". She earned a Grammy Award in 1994 for her Live album.

Today, Seattle Gay News remembers Selena. R.I.P., honey.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Grammy winner, Latin music star Ricky Martin comes out

Seattle Gay News has learned that Grammy-winning artist Ricky Martin has officially come out of the closet, after years of speculation.

The Latin music star and father of twin sons states on his website, ""I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am".

Friday, March 26, 2010

Seattle Gay News sees Phoenix in home country of France

What was Seattle Gay News doing in Marseilles, France last weekend? Rocking out to Phoenix, of course!

When the Grammy Award-winning band took the stage at Docks des Suds, in their home country, we were there to capture all the action from the beginning keyboard taps of "Listzomania" to the final chords of "1901".

Read an exclusive review of the performance in this week's issue of Seattle Gay News, available in hard copy throughout metro Seattle on March 26 and online on March 27.

Vive le Phoenix!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Silversun Pickups interview in this week's Seattle Gay News

Kickstart your weekend by grabbing a copy of this week's Seattle Gay News, out Friday afternoon, and read an interview with Grammy-nominated band Silversun Pickups.

The Southern California four-piece earned a Best New Artist-Grammy nod in December and are currently touring with British heavyweights Muse, which brings them to Seattle's Key Arena on April 2.

Lead singer Brian Aubert talks openly with Seattle Gay News about same-sex marriage, his own wedding day just around the corner, and meeting Daft Punk at a post-Grammy bash.

The interview with Brian Aubert (pictured) prints in our March 26 issue.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Lady GaGa expected to announce Seattle tour date

Seattle Gay News is awaiting confirmation for an upcoming Lady GaGa concert date in the Seattle area.

When we know, you will too. Stay glued to Seattle Gay News for all news GaGa.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Little Boots at Neumos tomorrow, meet n' greet at Neighbours

British newbie Little Boots is on her way to Seattle, scheduled to perform at Neumos tomorrow night, March 6, ( and will then zip over to gay bar Neighbours for a special meet n' greet with fans (see today's issue of Seattle Gay News for details, look for the Neighbours weekly ad).

Don't miss her concert at Neumos, especially because she won't be performing at Neighbours - just signing autographs!

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Oscars Party at Purr - no cover, cool prizes, Sunday night

Got no plans for the Oscars on Sunday afternoon? Chew on this.

Seattle Gay News and Purr have teamed up once again for an Academy Awards bash with great prizes and an even better price to get in...FREE. All-day food and drink specials won't break your wallet for an afternoon of cocktails and bites, and the crowd is expected to be a fun mix of film buffs and award gushers of all types.

Red carpet arrivals begin at 4pm (PST), awards ceremony at 5pm (PST). Ballots must be filled out before the ceremony begins to win any of the prizes, which include:

* Weekend getaway to Victoria BC
* DVDs of nominated films
* Newly released CDs, including Lady GaGa
* Gift certificates
* Absolut tee-shirts

Purr is located at 1518 11th Avenue on Capitol Hill, across the street from Value Village.