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All posts tagged "town danceboutique"

  • Kiki Starter

    Recently, Ana Matronic left a voicemail. But it wasn't for Pickles, so she didn't ham it up. And since she was calling for a Metro...

  • Red Hot Tears

    Eric Himan broke down in the studio while recording ''Gracefully,'' a song he wrote about his grandmother, who died last year. ''I'm never very emotional...

  • Flannel Fete

    ''For the longest time,'' says Charger Stone, ''people thought you couldn't go into Phase 1 unless you had a lesbian escorting you. And I get...

  • RuPaul's Drag Race Top 3 at Town Danceboutique [video]

    The top 3 from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5 performed at Town Danceboutique Saturday, June 8. Afterward, they took some time backstage to talk with...

  • Partying with Pride

    ''I think this is just a great representation of a lot of the talent that we have in D.C. and in our community,'' says John...

  • Cracking Up

    ''I can't imagine being 53 and working until 4 in the morning every weekend night,'' sighs Shea Van Horn, ''but I can't imagine myself not...

  • The Sweet Smell of Ba'Naka

    {Ba'Naka and friends (Photo by Julian Vankim)} Dustin Michael Schaad developed his drag alter ego Ba'Naka early. ''The first time was at a high school...

  • Keen on Keenan

    ''I would get bored, I think, with circuit parties eight-minute-long songs,'' says Keenan Orr. ''I think the closest to a circuit party I'm going...

  • Multisensory Music

    You wouldn't expect a former performance and visual artist -- and before that, a go-go dancer -- to go quietly into the DJ booth, would...

  • Team DC Fashion Show & Model Search 2013

    Ben Horen goes behind the scenes for Metro Weekly at Team DC's annual fashion show and model search at Town Danceboutique. Follow along as the...

  • Bear Beats

    If you notice different music, or a different style of music, at Town's Bear Happy Hour this Friday, that's all part of the plan. In...

  • So You Think You're a Drag Queen? Season 2 Begins

    Episode 1 of the second season of the monthly competition at Town Danceboutique in Washington, D.C. Five new amateur contestants -- Kim Deneeda, Renee Porcelain...

  • Oscar! Oscar!

    ''With Lena Lett commenting on people's outfits, I think it's going to be better than Joan Rivers,'' says Michael Fowler, co-chair of this year's...

  • Up Town

    In the early '90s, nationally recognized club singers, from Crystal Waters to CeCe Peniston, were the chief draw for gay nightclubs. Soon after, DJs became...

  • Bunny Hop

    ''I just DJ, hop around, go clubbing and enjoy everything,'' says DJ Cottontail. ''I don't really have to do much. I'm a bunny!'' More to...