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  • A Drag Salute to the Divas: Disney Twisted Edition

    Two years ago, indefatigable local drag sensation Shi-Queeta Lee launched a drag show series at the Howard Theatre in which each show is built around...

  • Conversations: WAMU’s Rebecca Sheir to talk with Michael Kaiser at Hill Center Stage

    Rebecca Sheir of WAMU 88.5 FM’s Metro Connection leads an in-depth conversation with Michael Kaiser, departing longtime head of the Kennedy Center. Kaiser will reflect...

  • Unconventional Queer Fest

    After years of producing a queer prom, Eboné Bell decided to kick things up a notch and launch a full-day LGBT convention-type event. From workshops...

  • Zoo Story

    On Saturday, May 3, in addition to the usual draws — from pandas to monkeys — the National Zoo will also be overrun with animals...

  • Washington Wordsmith

    “People think it’s karaoke, but it’s not karaoke,” Regie Cabico says about the weekly variety show he runs at Black Fox Lounge. “You really do...

  • Toasting the Travelers

    Every year National Geographic Traveler magazine receives, according to the magazine's George Stone, ''lots of cool letters from passionate individuals telling us about their travels...

  • Supportive Synagogue

    A year ago Gil Steinlauf, leader of the oldest and largest Conservative synagogue in Washington, took a stand for gay rights. Writing in the Jewish...

  • Getting Crafty

    ''If you go to the mall, things are starting to look a little bit haggard,'' Deann Verdier says. ''People are shopping and picking over things.''...

  • Jolly Holidays

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and right now every arts organization and venue in the Washington area is gearing up to offer...

  • Libation Laps

    Between the recent AIDS Walk Washington and the Marine Corps Marathon, quite a few spectators might be inspired to move their feet. But if the...

  • Good Fortune

    ''I'm trying to make it good fortune and not bad fortune,'' Emily Fortune Feimster teases about the family name that she uses as her first...

  • Memoirandum

    This Monday, June 10, at Harman Hall, comic actress Rachel Dratch will read from celebrity autobiographies -- just not her own. ''Actually, when I was...

  • Kick Starter

    ''Just watching people try and play kickball in drag is hilarious,'' Karl Muller says. ''The dresses are flying, the wigs are going, and everything.'' This...

  • Faith in Humanity

    Chris Stedman's mother rifled through her teenage son's diary and read about his struggles with homosexuality. But unlike many other parents, her response was to...

  • Manning Up

    ''I think there wasn't someone like me on TV before, so maybe it was a little culture shock. Like, who's this big gay cartoon clown?''...

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