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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Drag365: Show #13- Get Happy Hour at Pieces by Michael Block

Vita Summers, Cherry Poppins // photo by Michael BlockDay: Saturday, January 13th Show: Get Happy Hour  Location: PiecesQueens Seen: Vita Summers (@vitasummers), Cherry Poppin…

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Block Talk- Episode 23: Misty Mountains by Michael Block

She's a queen on the scene! I was joined by NYC drag rising star Misty Mountains to discuss everything from her GLAM award nomination to her show at Icon, Turn Back Time! To listen to t…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Drag365: Show #12- Legend Wednesdays at Rise by Michael Block

Aquaria // photo by Michael BlockDay: Wednesday, January 10th Show: Legend Wednesdays  Location: RiseQueens Seen: Aquaria (@ageofaquaria), Bootsie LeFaris (@thebootsielefaris)…

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Drag365: Show #11- Petra Fried Presents: Allegra Spread at Rockbar by Michael Block

Allegra Spread // photo by Michael BlockDay: Wednesday, January 10th Show: Petra Fried Presents: Allegra Spread Location: RockbarQueens Seen: Allegra Spread (@allegradrag), Jessie …

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Drag365: Show #10- Drag Swap at Hardware by Michael Block

Jasmine Rice Labeija, Pixie Aventura // photo by Michael BlockDay: Tuesday, January 9th Show: Drag Swap Location: HardwareQueens Seen: Pixie Aventura (@pixieaventura), Jasmine Rice…

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Drag365- Show #9: The Brita Filter Show at Hardware by Michael Block

Brita Filter // photo by Michael BlockDay: Tuesday, January 9th Show: The Brita Filter Show Location: HardwareQueens Seen: Brita Filter (@thebritafilter), Poppy (@thecolorpoppy)Pop…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Drag365: Show #8- Stage Fright at Therapy by Michael Block

Marti Gould Cummings // photo by Michael BlockDay: Monday, January 8th     Show: Stage Fright Location: TherapyQueens Seen: Marti Gould Cummings (@martigcummings)The Venn…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Drag365: Show #7- The Late Late Show at Hardware by Michael Block

Marti Gould Cummings // photo by Michael BlockDay: Sunday, January 7th    Show: The Late Late Show Location: HardwareQueens Seen: Marti Gould Cummings (@martigcummings), …

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Drag365: Show #6- Turn It On at Hardware by Michael Block

Miz Cracker and Monet X Change // photo by Michael BlockDay: Sunday, January 7th    Show: Turn It On Location: HardwareQueens Seen: Miz Cracker (@miz_cracker), Monet X Ch…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Block Talk- Episode 22: Drew Lausch by Michael Block

It's the day of the show and yet that didn't stop Drew Lausch from joining me on the latest episode of Block Talk! We chat about his newest stand up adventure, Homo You Didn't!To listen to t…

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Drag365: Show #5- Snatched to the Future at Precious Metal by Michael Block

Gloria Swansong, Gina Tonic, Allegra Spread // photo by Michael BlockDay: Saturday, January 6th   Show: Snatched to the Future Location: Precious MetalQueens Seen: Gina Tonic …

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Drag365: Show #4- Wabbit Hole Wednesdays at ICON by Michael Block

Day: Wednesday, January 3rd  Show: Wabbit Hole Wednesdays Location: ICONQueens Seen: Whendy Whaxwood (@whendywhaxwood), Aria Derci (@ariadercibaby)Following a viewing party of…

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Drag365: Show #2- Game On at Rockbar by Michael Block

Bella Noche // photo by Michael BlockDay: Tuesday, January 2ndShow: Game OnLocation: RockbarQueens Seen: Bella Noche (@bellanochenyc)Hosted by Bella Noche and Jason Romas, the first installm…

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Drag365: Show #3- Miss Rockbar Presents at Rockbar by Michael Block

Coco Taylor // photo by Michael BlockDay: Tuesday, January 2nd Show: Miss Rockbar PresentsLocation: RockbarQueens Seen: Coco Taylor (@cocotaylornyc)Coco Taylor began her new weekly show…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Block Talk- Episode 21: Gina Tonic by Michael Block

I got a chance to talk to NYC drag queen, Gina Tonic about everything Gina and her upcoming monthly show at Precisions Metal, "Snatched to the Future!"To listen to the episode, visit iTunes …

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Drag365: Show #1- Drag Wars at Pieces by Michael Block

Shequida and the Cast of Drag Wars // photo by Michael BlockDay: Monday, January 1stShow: Drag WarsLocation: Pieces Bar (8 Christopher St.)Queens Seen: Shequida (@shequidahall), Betty UBttm …

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Spotlight On...Lynn Rosen by Michael Block

Name: Lynn RosenHometown: Gary, Indiana (near Chicago)Education: Brandeis University – BA in Theatre ArtsFavorite Credits: Proud of them all but the world premier of my EST/Sloan play The …

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Review: Bioelectromagnetics As a Metaphor for Unleashing Women's Power by Michael Block

By Ed MalinThis December, Jody Christopherson’s new play AMP is running in repertory with her Greencard Wedding at HERE.  The play is directed by Isaac Byrne. Jody Christopherson, liv…

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Meet the Queens: The Ultimate Drag Pageant Season 5 Finale by Michael Block

The Ultimate Drag Pageant is about to wrap up their fifth season on Thursday, December 14th at 11:00pm at The West End. Hosted by Marti Gould Cummings and Nedra Bell, this competition is one…

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Spotlight On...Susan Bernfield by Michael Block

Name: Susan BernfieldHometown: Palo Alto, CAEducation: University of Pennsylvania, Circle in the Square Professional WorkshopFavorite Credits: Stretch (a fantasia) at Ice Factory, New George…

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Review: The Perfect Christmas Gift by Michael Block

By Michael BlockTis the season for the good tidings and gay apparel. Alongside her closest pals, Showbiz Spitfire Paige Turner rings in Christmas with her newest holiday extravaganza. Hoping…

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Review: Drew Droege's Wild Ride by Michael Block

By Michael BlockWeddings. They bring family and friends together to celebrate the bond of two people in love. But the legal union of matrimony isn’t always for everyone. We all may have th…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Review: Out of the Boxx by Michael Block

By Michael BlockWhen it comes to the world of Drag Race, she may be best remembered for her feud-filled relationship with Mimi Imfurst on Drag Race All Stars, but Pandora Boxx is an all star…

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Spotlight On...Katie McHugh by Michael Block

Name: Katie McHughHometown: Pensacola, FloridaEducation: Undergrad at Florida State University (BA in Theatre) Graduate School, The New School for Drama (MFA in directing)Favorite Credits: T…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Review: A Visual Legend by Michael Block

By Michael BlockA five octave phenom that took the world by storm. Rumors swirled of her origin. Who was this Peruvian jungle princess with the voice unlike any human? Time has passed since …

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Spotlight On...Drew Droege by Michael Block

photo by Russ RowlandName: Drew DroegeHometown: Lincolnton, NCEducation: BA, Wake Forest UniversitySelect Credits: The Chloe videos, “Drunk History,”  “Bob's Burgers,” “Transp…

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Review: Exploring a Scary, New Modern World by Michael Block

By Ed MalinAt Theater for the New City, you can now see the premiere of the late Lu Hauser’s play Prague, 1912 (the Savoy Café Yiddish Theatre).  Director George Ferencz guided Hause…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Review: High Heels, Lipstick, and Other Forms of Pride by Michael Block

By Ed MalinPooya Mohseni, Iranian-American transgender performer and activist, is the star of One Woman, written by Cecilia Copeland and directed by Joan Kane.  Following a sold-out per…

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Review: A Beautiful Nightmare by Michael Block

By Michael BlockJackie Cox was recently crowned the winner of So You Think You Can Drag All Stars. I Dream of Jackie 2 is proof why she won. Returning to the Laurie Beechman with a sequel to…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Review: Women Fighting Back, in Many Glorious Ways by Michael Block

By Ed MalinCarnival Girls Productions is currently presenting The Werewolf of Washington Heights by Christie Perfetti Williams at The Kraine. Charmaine Broad directs. If you are familiar wit…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Review: It's War, and It's Also Love by Michael Block

By Ed MalinBasement, by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity award-winning playwright Michael Hagins, is the maiden voyage of Roly Poly Productions. Janet Bentley directs, and co-producer An…

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