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Photos from Portland Drag Race’s monster edition

A contestant gives it her all while the judges look on.

Drag is well known for pushing the boundaries of art and fashion in the mainstream but what about within drag itself? The juxtaposition of “beautiful” vs. “monstrous” drag is an idea that the queer and drag communities are exploring from tiny stages to to RuPaul’s Drag Race itself (Sharon Needles, the postergirl for monster drag, is a qPDX […]

This weekend will have you Singin’ in the Rain

The weekend is dominated by dance parties, Homomentum’s Singin’ in the Rain, new glasses at Sword and Fern, a comedy benefit and the laid back vibe of Sunday’s Bridge Club. […]

Photos from the first installment of Portland Drag Race season 4

Contestants at Portland Drag Race season 4. Photo by Marty Davis.

The Portland version of the popular drag reality competition Drag Race is back (and at the same time as RuPaul’s national Logo television show). The first “episode” happened last Thursday at Red Cap Garage and photographer Marty Davis was there to catch some snapshots, which you can see below the break

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This weekend Drag Race returns, Homomentum gets Love Knots, and it all ends Easy

Dan Ostergren's portraiture exhibit, 'Queers, Queens and Everything In-Between' opns Thursday at the East End

Thursday

Portland Drag Race – Our local version of the popular drag star competition returns to Red Cap for its 4th 12 week run. The format will be a bit different. Each week a cash prize to the winner instead of one big prize at the end. So be prepared for some great new […]

Photos from the Portland Drag Race finale

Eminent Portland Drag Emcee Poison Waters. Photo by Mike Burt

Yours truly, along with contributing photographer Mike Burt were in attendance at Red Cap Garage for last night’s Portland Drag Race finale. The night went a little slow, as Portland performance is wont to do, but it left plenty of time for schmoozing and chatting and a great time was had by all. In case you missed the fun, […]

Artemis Chase drops out of the Portland Drag Race

Artemis Chase

Along with the return of popular Logo show RuPaul’s Drag Race, returned Portland’s own Drag Race with host Poison Waters earlier this February. The new Red Cap Thursday staple goes for 13 weeks with 8 contestants who will be lead through a variety of creative challenges. One will be chosen the weekly winner, and awarded prizes donated by sponsors and community partners. At the end of the […]