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Drag Queens on Ice  @ Safeway Holiday Ice Rink

Drag Queens on Ice @ Safeway Holiday Ice Rink

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Dec 18, 2019

The tenth annual Drag Queens on Ice, held on December 5 at the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in SF's Union Square, included talents in celebrating a decade of iced queen fun.

Femlins! Peaches Christ brings a 'Gremlins' drag parody to the Castro Theatre

Femlins! Peaches Christ brings a 'Gremlins' drag parody to the Castro Theatre

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 11, 2019

On December 14, drag superstar Peaches Christ brings her own unique take on Joe Dante's 'Gremlins' in what promises to be a wild and wacky drag extravaganza, titled 'Femlins.'

When Doris Fish Resurfaced - 'Blonde Sin' silkscreens at the 2007 Castro Street Fair

When Doris Fish Resurfaced - 'Blonde Sin' silkscreens at the 2007 Castro Street Fair

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Oct 30, 2019

Found treasure that tells the tale of personal history is a story that has been repeated many times. When some silkscreens of drag performer Doris Fish were discovered, a lost legacy became reborn.

GAPA Runway 31 @ Herbst Theater

GAPA Runway 31 @ Herbst Theater

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Aug 28, 2019

Cirque du Runway, the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation's 31st annual pageant and fundraiser, showcased a festive array of drag and male talents at the Herbst Theater on August 24.

Drag performers seek fair pay

Drag performers seek fair pay

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Aug 7, 2019

What is a drag performer or performance worth? The question is at the heart of a movement, still in its infancy, to set a minimum booking fee for drag queens and kings in the Bay Area.

Kings in the North: Medieval drag kings prepare for battle at Oasis

Kings in the North: Medieval drag kings prepare for battle at Oasis

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 31, 2019

San Francisco's annual Drag King Contest returns to Oasis on August 4 for its 24th year, with a grand celebration of fantasy, thrones and bones.

Ryan Raftery: The comic actor-singer cooks up Martha Stewart

Ryan Raftery: The comic actor-singer cooks up Martha Stewart

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jul 17, 2019

Comic actor Ryan Raftery's one-man musical, 'The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Martha Stewart' brings recipes and song parodies to Feinstein's.

Pride at the Disco @ Bespoke, Westfield Mall

Pride at the Disco @ Bespoke, Westfield Mall

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Jul 2, 2019

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence celebrated Pride in the Westfield San Francisco Center on Friday June 28 with a happy hour disco party at Bespoke.

Martha T. Lipton: The 'Failed Actress' will teach you how to be a thespian

Martha T. Lipton: The 'Failed Actress' will teach you how to be a thespian

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 18, 2019

Alleged thespian Martha T. Lipton will be teaching an acting class in the Fez Room at Oasis on June 24. It will be a class like no other, because Lipton is a failed actress.

Ross & Roma on roasts - Celebrated Sister gets skewered on Saturday

Ross & Roma on roasts - Celebrated Sister gets skewered on Saturday

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 13, 2019

Ross Mathews will MC a night of comic insults hurled at Sister Roma, but it's all in fun; the upbeat series regular on 'RuPaul's Drag Race' will serve as a tonic to the Jungle Red claw-like insults from Roma's drag pals on May 18 at the Castro Theatre.

Ginger Minj - Drag, live, gay and even on roller skates

Ginger Minj - Drag, live, gay and even on roller skates

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 1, 2019

Ginger Minj is "the nicest bitch you'll ever meet," according to Joshua Eads, the actor who plays Ginger. But bitchiness is, in this case, not a sign of nastiness. Ginger performs at Oasis May 9 & 10.

Sisters' Easter Celebration @ Dolores Park

Sisters' Easter Celebration @ Dolores Park

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Apr 24, 2019

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence celebrated Easter Sunday and their 40th anniversary on April 21 by returning to Dolores Park for a well-attended picnic-filled party of thousands.

Oaklash - East Bay dragfest rocks

Oaklash - East Bay dragfest rocks

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Apr 18, 2019

Oakland will be a real drag from Friday April 26 to Sunday April 28 when 100 drag queens, drag kings, and radical queer performers take to the stages in Oakland for a three day drag-a-thon which will include live performances, music, vendors, and art.

Getting a Hedda - Drag comic & singer Hedda Lettuce at Oasis

Getting a Hedda - Drag comic & singer Hedda Lettuce at Oasis

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Apr 17, 2019

New York drag queen extraordinaire Hedda Lettuce brings her appropriately titled show, Hedda Lettuce: Gives Great Hedda to Oasis on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20.