Cher and Cher Alike

October 5, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches The dust and glitter still haven’t settled since Cher came to Provincetown to stump for Hillary Clinton this past August. Even come October, stories of Cher sightings are told around town with the same glee and wonder as a glimpse at a UFO full of aliens dressed [...]

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the 17,895th annual ShowgirlAwards

September 21, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

September 12, 2016 @ The Atlantic House It was big news last week when RuPaul won an Emmy Award for hosting his smash hit RuPaul’s Drag Race. But just several days later in Provincetown many drag queens received golden honors themselves at the 17, 895th Annual Showgirl Awards where Ryan [...]

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The Oracle of Arias

September 14, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Joey Arias came to Provincetown for the first time in 1976. He came at the invitation of famed fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez, and the two, along with an entourage of friends, piled in a car and drove from New York to the Cape at a time now [...]

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Queer Across The Years

September 7, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches A lot can happen in a decade. We chronicle our lives by them, be it culture, politics, or personal histories. The Eighties were the “Me” decade while the Roaring Twenties and Swinging Sixties really need no explanation. So when two musicians and performers born ten years apart [...]

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REVIEW: Cosmos: Space. Time. Splash of Cran.

August 31, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches BenDeLaCreme is the science teacher you wish you had. As she looks out into the vast expanse that is our universe she sees amongst the floating celestial bodies an endless array of cocktail options. Just like Comedy Central’s Drunk History, BenDeLaCreme’s new show Cosmos: Space. Time. Splash [...]

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Prince Hanalei Crowns a Queen

August 24, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches When Dina Jacobs was a growing up in Honolulu she would walk with her mother to Dykes Market, a small grocery store owned by a Japanese family. Attached was Dykes Tavern, a local bar that also had entertainment. One particular day a poster in the window advertising [...]

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