Tag Archive | Drag Queen

Toronto-based artist depicts drag-queen Donnarama

Toronto-based artist depicts drag-queen Donnarama

Toronto-based visual artist, Lorette C. Luzajic, who works in collage and mixed media, has created a recent series of art, inspired by, and in collaboration with, a drag queen named Donnarama. These artworks are from a series of 50 squares inspired by Lorette’s muse, the legendary drag performer, Donnarama. They worked in collaboration to present […]

Interview: Dame Stuffy, Queen of Ballymun

Interview: Dame Stuffy, Queen of Ballymun

Frances Winston interviews the Queen of Ballymun, Dame Stuffy, ahead of her drag-show, C’Mere ‘Till I Tell Ya, coming up in Liberty Hall Theatre, Dublin, on 29th November. Thanks in no small part to RuPaul and a little TV show, drag has never been more mainstream and popular. But long before those lip syncing queens […]

NYC: First Genderqueer Drag Queen For Dreamwalk Fashion Show

NYC: First Genderqueer Drag Queen For Dreamwalk Fashion Show

The DreamWalk Fashion Show (now in its third year) has announced that their very first disabled genderqueer drag queen has joined the model lineup for this year’s show, at the Live Nation’s Gramercy Theatre in NYC, on September 15.   Pink Oracle, a disability rights advocate from Philadelphia, will be joining all the other fabulous and […]

Video: The Magic Lantern – Lydia (ft. Drag-queen Lavinia Co-op)

Video: The Magic Lantern – Lydia (ft. Drag-queen Lavinia Co-op)

This morning on our EILE music slot, we are delighted to feature Australian-born, UK-based, singer-songwriter-guitarist, The Magic Lantern (aka Jamie Doe) who has recently released an amazing video for his beautiful track, Lydia, featuring legendary drag-queen and activist, Lavinia Co-op. Lydia is the second single taken from his upcoming album, To The Islands, and is reminiscent of the personal, […]

Kylie O’Reilly Night – Benefit For Hugh (Junior) Larkin RIP

Kylie O’Reilly Night – Benefit For Hugh (Junior) Larkin RIP

Dublin Bears are supporting a tribute to Hugh (Junior) Larkin, AKA Kylie O’Reilly, who sadly passed away in July of this year, after a short illness. Junior was a very dedicated LGBT activist back in the late 80s-early 90s, and was also one of Ireland’s best-known Drag Queens at the time. He also co-wrote the […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Queen Of Ireland

Film Review & Trailer: The Queen Of Ireland

Stephen Donnan reviews The Queen of Ireland, the film which documents the life of Drag Queen extraordinaire and LGBT activist, Rory O’Neill, aka Panti Bliss. There are three things I have taken away from The Queen of Ireland, the documentary about the legendary Irish drag queen, and accidental activist, Panti Bliss/Rory O’Neill: The first is […]

Don’t Miss: Panti’s ‘Woman In The Making’ Book Signing, Dubray Books This Sunday

Don’t Miss: Panti’s ‘Woman In The Making’ Book Signing, Dubray Books This Sunday

Irish drag royalty, national treasure and global phenomenon, Panti Bliss, will be signing copies of her new book, “A Woman in the Making” in Dubray Books, Grafton Street at 3pm Sunday 26th.  This will be her only signing in Dublin  – and the day after her (re)appearance on the Saturday Night Show later tonight, Saturday 25th.

Radio Documentary on Drag in Dublin

A Night at the Hutch tells the stories of three performers at Bunny’s Hutch, one of the weekly event nights at Pantibar in Dublin. Chris Rowan (AKA Bunny), Anna MacCarthy (AKA Julian Mandrews) and Ciaran O’Keefe (former Miss Alternative Ireland, as ‘Smilin’ Kanker’) tell their stories to broadcaster and entertainer Liam Geraghty for Dublin City […]