All posts tagged "drag"

  • Irreverent Icon

    Some might argue that ''icon'' is too reverent a word to apply to Holly Woodlawn. From Puerto Rico to Miami to Times Square, Woodlawn has...

  • Party Girl

    Ebone Bell's career path is more like a multilane highway. She's been a drag king with her alter ego, E Clef. She gave D.C. the...

  • Oscar! Oscar!

    For native Washingtonian-turned-New Yorker Brad Oscar, The Mystery of Irma Vep is more than just a play, it's a homecoming. ''Ironically, one of my first...

  • Unapologetic

    If you watched the Tony Awards this past Sunday you saw Lily Tomlin deliver the set-up for a performance from the Broadway musical Xanadu. Reduced...

  • Talent and Tiaras

    As the co-owner of Cocker Productions, Robert York, a former director of Capital Pride, has been producing Capital Pride pageants for nearly a decade now....

  • Budding Prides

    Unity might be key in celebrating Capital Pride. There is, however, also something special about celebrating what might set a group apart, says SaVanna Wanzer,...

  • Let's Hear It for the Boi

    Ladies and gentlemen, bois and grrls of all ages, E-Cleff has entered the building. And judging from past experience, she might take few hearts when...

  • Pageant with a Cause

    The second annual Mr. and Miss Transgender Health Empowerment (THE) Pageant, Sunday, May 18, will include contestants from all over the United States, says Brian...

  • Mother's Day

    It was a particularly magical night in D.C. seven years ago when Circuit Mom made her first Cherry appearance. ''That particular event is up there...

  • Champagne Taste

    You might not believe it, but Amanda Lepore has only recently started to really put herself out there. She's always been out there, of course....

  • Now Open

    The Concerned DC Providers Coalition, a group committed to improving the health of ''young transgender women of color and men of color who have sex...

  • Speed Queen

    Carey Murphy has traveled across the country documenting various festivals for the Smithsonian Channel, and now she's ready to document Washington's annual High Heel Race...

  • Heartbreak Hotel

    It's awfully hard not to smile when presented with director Mariusz Trelinski's modern take on Giacomo Puccini's highly revered classic, La Boheme. There is something...

  • Manifest Destiny

    Destiny B. Childs has racked up a lot of titles in three short years of life: Miss Gaye Dreamgirls. Miss International Gay Rodeo Association. Miss...

  • A Pride Trans-formation

    With new protections for transgender people going into effect in October 2006, Washington has the distinction of leading the country in protecting the transgender community...

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