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Ridgewood-based Canadian takes on American Politics through Drag Performance

Ridgewood-based Canadian takes on American Politics through Drag Performance

An Interview with Teresa Braun, Drag/Genderf*ck curator at The Brick Theater

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Becoming Josephine: a Glam Yiddish Singer-Songwriter in Drag

Becoming Josephine: a Glam Yiddish Singer-Songwriter in Drag

“It’s ironic because now that I’m making music for a character I’m making the most genuine, sincere music of my life.”

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PHOTOS: The Best of Bushwig 2019

PHOTOS: The Best of Bushwig 2019

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Drag & Brunch Bar Bizarre in Bushwick Shuttered and Faces Lawsuit from Employees

Drag & Brunch Bar Bizarre in Bushwick Shuttered and Faces Lawsuit from Employees

A French director opened a bar in Bushwick. Then he forgot to pay his bartenders.

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The Gradient Is a Female-Owned Bushwick Bar You Won’t Want to Leave

The Gradient Is a Female-Owned Bushwick Bar You Won’t Want to Leave

Two hospitality veterans offer fun, vegetarian food, and lots more!

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Photos: Bushwig 2017 Celebrated Everything that Makes Drag Great

Photos: Bushwig 2017 Celebrated Everything that Makes Drag Great

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East Williamsburg’s Beloved Venue Don Pedro is Closing its Doors

East Williamsburg’s Beloved Venue Don Pedro is Closing its Doors

According to managers, the venue is looking to relocate to Ridgewood or Bushwick.

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(Mr)s BK, a Beloved Drag Tradition, Hits Bushwick This Friday!

(Mr)s BK, a Beloved Drag Tradition, Hits Bushwick This Friday!

Formerly titled (Mr)s Williamsburg, the event is produced by scene renowned Brooklyn drag performers.

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Photos: Spectacular Drag Ungendered at Bushwig 2016

Photos: Spectacular Drag Ungendered at Bushwig 2016

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Bushwig is Coming! Volunteer to Get in for Free!

Bushwig is Coming! Volunteer to Get in for Free!

Bushwig’s volunteers are essential to the success of the fest—and there are a few assignments left for dedicated, hardworking queens and the people who love them!

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Celebrate a Beloved Weirdo Chanteuse at House of Yes’ 5th Annual Kate Bushwick Party

Celebrate a Beloved Weirdo Chanteuse at House of Yes’ 5th Annual Kate Bushwick Party

Featuring many references to the lyrics of Kate Bush and lots and lots of tribute performances by some of the neighborhood’s most outrageous performers.

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Happy Pride Weekend! Here’s Where You Can Celebrate in Bushwick

Happy Pride Weekend! Here’s Where You Can Celebrate in Bushwick

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Man Arrested for Threatening “Orlando Style” Attack at Bushwick’s HappyFun Hideaway

Man Arrested for Threatening “Orlando Style” Attack at Bushwick’s HappyFun Hideaway

A man was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday morning at adored, queer Bushwick watering hole HappyFun Hideaway for attacking a bouncer, shouting homophobic slurs and threatening to come back “Orlando style” after being thrown out, according to police reports and witnesses

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Brooklyn’s LoftOpera Mounts Another Sexy, Audacious Production With Le Comte Ory

Brooklyn’s LoftOpera Mounts Another Sexy, Audacious Production With Le Comte Ory

“Right now, I’m figuring out how to make—or come across—10 hot pink nun habits in men’s sizes,” says Daniel Ellis-Ferris, Founder and Executive Producer of Brooklyn’s LoftOpera, on organizing the company’s June production of Le Comte Ory

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Queer Utopia Awaits You at Macri Park’s New Cans Film Festival

Queer Utopia Awaits You at Macri Park’s New Cans Film Festival

“Sister, sister, oh so fair, why is there blood all over your hair?” If you, like so many of us, frequently find yourself asking this same question, then don’t worry: The Cans Film Festival’s screening of Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?, taking place next Tuesday 2/23 at Macri Park has all the answers you seek

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NIGHTGOWNS and VYM Magazine: Brooklyn’s Answer to Expanding Drag Communities

NIGHTGOWNS and VYM Magazine: Brooklyn’s Answer to Expanding Drag Communities

Bald-headed glamour queens

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Bushwig 2015, Annual Drag Fest, Deserved Its Very Own Crown [Photos]

Bushwig 2015, Annual Drag Fest, Deserved Its Very Own Crown [Photos]

There’s no contest

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Clear your Calendar: Bushwig Happening This Weekend in New Ridgewood Digs

Clear your Calendar: Bushwig Happening This Weekend in New Ridgewood Digs

The biggest event to come to Bushwick-Ridgewood since Bushwick Open Studios is happening this weekend

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Queens of Kings: Watch New Web Series About Bushwick-Famous Drag Queens [Trailer]

Queens of Kings: Watch New Web Series About Bushwick-Famous Drag Queens [Trailer]

So, it’s Sunday night and you’ve just spent all weekend celebrating Brooklyn Pride

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Bushwig Tears it up Again: An Experimental Art Community Proved its Worth

Bushwig Tears it up Again: An Experimental Art Community Proved its Worth

A spectacular fan routine. Two hot days and nights of heavy drinking, nipples, genitals, a wedding, drugs, sweaty wigs, lip syncing, heavy beats, hardcore rifts and exuberant dancing. It was two nights of Bushwig this year and anything less would have taken the joy out of life. On Saturday the 6th, right in the middle of […]

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It’s Here: A Documentary About Drag in Bushwick, Sisters of the Wicked Wig Needs Your Help

It’s Here: A Documentary About Drag in Bushwick, Sisters of the Wicked Wig Needs Your Help

As the lofts fill out, and the condos go up, it’s getting tougher to see Bushwick as the harbor of subculture and the avant-garde nightlife that has been part of its identity for the better part of a decade

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“And the Nominees Are…” Brooklyn Nightlife Awards To Be Held This Sunday at Radio Bushwick

“And the Nominees Are…” Brooklyn Nightlife Awards To Be Held This Sunday at Radio Bushwick

Yes, you’ve been a good kid and partied whole year like a busy bee

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Bushwick Drag Queen Hosts Fun LGBTQ Web Series for Kids

Bushwick Drag Queen Hosts Fun LGBTQ Web Series for Kids

There’s so many ways to be you and me

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Happy Second Birthday, Bushwick Burlesque! (NSFW)

Happy Second Birthday, Bushwick Burlesque! (NSFW)

Can you believe 

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The Beautiful and the Bouffante at Bushwig 2013

The Beautiful and the Bouffante at Bushwig 2013

poses beneath the Bushwig sign for Bushwick Daily (all photos by Scarlett North-Cavanaugh)We think it’s safe to say that the second annual

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How Was Banji Magic at Secret Project Robot

How Was Banji Magic at Secret Project Robot

Loud, vile, discordant, disgusting

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Cat’s Meow: New Monthly Queer Party at Bizarre

Cat’s Meow: New Monthly Queer Party at Bizarre

Have you heard of Bizarre, the new absinthe bar located off of the Myrtle-Broadway JMZ stop? Of course you have! It’s the neighborhood’s newest, stylish space complete with huge windows, a projector playing scenes from silent movies, and quaint antique decor

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Outlandish Extravaganza: 10 Portraits of “Locally Grown” Drag Bushwick Performers

Outlandish Extravaganza: 10 Portraits of “Locally Grown” Drag Bushwick Performers

 

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Find Out What’s Locally Grown at Tandem

Find Out What’s Locally Grown at Tandem

Who lives in Bushwick and knows how to put on a show? The Locally Grown Drag kids, that’s who! On Tuesday, March 12,  at 11PM,  Tandem will host the second series of Locally Grown Drag

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Five Best Parties to Make You Dance in a Trance

Five Best Parties to Make You Dance in a Trance

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Temptation of the Flesh Tones at The Spectrum

Temptation of the Flesh Tones at The Spectrum

My last week’s article Closeted in Bushwick sparked a lot of discussion, and I decided to try and expand my knowledge of what others have pointed out is a very active, albeit somewhat jumbled, queer nightlife scene

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