I was in attendance last Saturday (the night of wildly competing queer events) for drag raunch queen Gula Delgado aka Eric Sellers‘ video release party. Held at Maricon at the Matador, the tiny dive bar west of downtown, the space was incredibly packed and difficult to navigate but the drinks were cheap and everyone was friendly despite (or perhaps because of) the lack of personal space.
A brilliant rendition of [...]
Katastrophe performs Saturday with Athens Boys choir at Gaycation
Whew! So one small weekend of only a few events and we’re back to the melee of 20 million dueling events. Here’s what you got to choose from.
Triskaidekaphilia (Just My Luck) – Former Just Out arts writer Jimmy Radosta hasn’t had the best of luck. But his loss is our comedic gain with his one man show that [...]
Fannie Mae Darling hosts. Photo by Marty Davis / Just Out
In Portland’s world of on-the-fly and occasionally inebriated performance world, Fannie Mae Darling managed to keep the local theme alive while providing a quality holiday drag, theater and music extravaganza. In constantly rotating dresses Darling kept the crowd engaged and giggling through over two and a half hours of stage antics. Yes, while drunken.
Just Out’s Marty Davis [...]
Kaj-Anne Pepper is ':Shorn'
Local avant-garde dragster Kaj-Anne Pepper has been all over town this year winning top-homo at Homo’s Got Talent, the Gagadonna edition of Miss Thing, and generally being an all-around drag superstar. In reflection Kaj-Anne has thought of himself as taking over Portland until ChiChi and Chonga burst onto the scene, but I think he can still claim some monarchy over our alterna-drag loving community.
PNCA Queer Art Show
I often lament Portland’s lack of a dedicated contemporary art museum, but like most projects, PDX espouses a more DIY attitude. We may not have an institution but we have plenty of local contemporary art, much of which is helmed by queers.
Three upcoming shows around town have have queer themes, though all are very different.
Incoming search terms:anita bigelow and marian christensen [...]