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All posts tagged "ella fitzgerald"

  • D.C. drag legend Vicki Voxx dies

    Friends remember Vincent Hill's warm, loving personality.

  • Charmed: An interview with Liam Forde

    Liam Forde jumped at the chance for a role in Studio's Jumpers for Goalposts

  • Jazzed

    Freda Payne has absolutely no trouble channeling the big voice of Ella Fitzgerald, and it's actually quite remarkable. Payne, who had a pop hit in...

  • A Ziegfeld's Christmas

    Heard the rumor about local drag legend Ella Fitzgerald appearing on RuPaul's Drag Race? ''Why in the hell?'' retorts Fitzgerald. ''No, baby, that's for the...

  • Holiday Spirit

    Drag queen Ella Fitzgerald is an angel who tumbled to earth. Literally. ''I went to pose as an angel and slipped,'' says Donnell Robinson, who...

  • Mainstage Moments [video]

    The Capital Pride Festival Mainstage is always a delightful, energetic melting pot of local and regional talent and national acts. More than 2 dozen acts...

  • A Star is Reborn

    Are you ready? Nearly three years after drag queen Ella Fitzgerald and nude male dancers struck out in Southeast D.C., they're back to play ball...

  • Southeast Memories

    There was no body to mourn inside the meeting room of the Charles Sumner School in Northwest last Thursday, Feb. 28. But for the crowd...

  • Sound and Fury

    There are those in the theater who will tell you that their ultimate goal is to transport the audience. They will say the greatest success...

  • Welcome to Town

    John Guggenmos and Ed Bailey It's late October and the effort to create the latest addition to D.C.'s gay nightlife is in the home stretch....

  • A Pioneer Passes

    Just a year after the closing of the nightclub Ziegfeld's, one of the founders of the famed club has died. Christian Jansen III, known to...

  • The Last Inning

    When it comes to baseball, hope springs eternal. The hopes of Boston's baseball fans were fulfilled when the Red Sox overcame the curse of the...

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    ''The first Pride I recall was on 17th and New Hampshire,'' says Ella Fitzgerald. ''It was a block party in 1975 and I got to...

  • Weatherproof Pride

    Photographs by Randy Shulman and Michael Wichita It didn't rain. Not a single drop. Not on the parade, not on the festival. But as late...

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