Where have all the gay bars gone?
Guitar-strumming drag queens, explosive volcano art, and festivals galore.
Fall Arts 2019: Profile
That’s No Lady is a song-fueled story of overcoming the odds to find love and acceptance amid sequins, feathers, and bawdy jokes.
Insider’s Guide 2019: Entertainment
Among them, educational drag nights and imaginary Game of Thrones episodes.
An order of bacon and legs, please.
A new documentary takes you inside the world of the legendary Portland drag queen.
The bimonthly film series plays '90s classic Scream this Thursday, with a pre-show drag performance. What more do you need?
Pride: The Prequel
Before the rainbow flag flew high, queer life unfolded in bars both wild and discreet. Then the city decided to shut it all down.
In Strong Female Protagonist, Wayne Bund—a first-grade teacher by day—takes us on a hero's journey.
The Portland drag performer's new solo work dances through uncertainty to some cracking diva tunes.
Best known as drag clown Carla Rossi, the Portland performer digs into his experiences as a "faggy little half-white city Indian in a small town."
ON THE CATWALK
At Time-Based Art’s annual competitive drag spectacle, the stakes (and surrealism) run high. Plus: a dive into the fashion behind Portland’s vogue balls.
Fiona McCann and Eden Dawn
THE LONG PLAY
For 49 years, Darcelle XV’s has been a haven of fun, acceptance, and feather boas. We talk to the big wigs (literally) about how it all came to pass, and what’s happening next.
Pepper Pepper's new show, D.I.V.A. Practice, is both a glitter-filled drag show and part of a research project, from a Portlander with an advanced degree in "fabulousness."
Glitter, glam, and man-skirts star on New York runways today, but Darcelle has been putting on the glitz for nearly 50 years.