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QUEENS OF COMEDY | STAGE PREVIEW

QUEENS OF COMEDY | STAGE PREVIEW

St David’s Hall, Cardiff Fri 1 Sept The ever-growing popularity of the TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race has brought many past contestants and winners to Cardiff, and a chance to catch a whole bunch of them in one show is an opportunity no die-hard fan could afford to miss. The ensemble shows previously seen in Cardiff […]

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DIRTY POP VS DON’T TELL YOUR MOTHER | CLUBS PREVIEW

DIRTY POP VS DON’T TELL YOUR MOTHER | CLUBS PREVIEW

Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff Sat 26 Aug If you’ve never ended up Clwb on a Saturday night, perhaps one or two white wine spritzers far gone, pulling shapes to an eclectic mix of pop and electronic music old and new, can you really and truly say you’ve lived in Cardiff? No, says this page, and […]

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PRIDE CYMRU’S BIG WEEKEND | FEATURE

PRIDE CYMRU’S BIG WEEKEND | FEATURE

Joe Prescott looks into the mammoth events planned this year in Cardiff for the Pride Cymru demonstrations.   Pride Cymru is coming back in a big way this year. We’re getting two for one this year, yes good people, two for one! The Pride Cymru promoters have resurrected a seemingly lost favourite of Cardiff festival […]

 Chris Williams

LUCY FUR – 101 LOOKS: MY BIG FAT SUMMER OF DRAG | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

LUCY FUR – 101 LOOKS: MY BIG FAT SUMMER OF DRAG | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

Lucy Fur – one of the Dianas of the drag collective the International League of Dianas, co-host of Hey Mary, and general shouty Welsh drag artist – has recently been working on 101 Looks: My Big Fat Summer of Drag. Putting the artist in drag artist. Taking inspiration from television shows, films, people in the […]

 John Mcloughlin

CARDIFF FRINGE FREE DRAG NIGHT | STAGE REVIEW

CARDIFF FRINGE FREE DRAG NIGHT | STAGE REVIEW

Fringe theatre is all about experiencing something new and different, something you would not normally expect to see on the playbill for the weekday matinée. This week the Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival is bringing the city just that, and Buzz’s Chris Hayes and John McLoughlin have stepped out in to the world of Drag.

Mary’s, Cardiff Sun 16 July *** A whirlwind introduction to many of Cardiff’s drag staples – as well as a decent array of amateurs – the Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival’s free drag night was a bewildering mix of genuine entertainment and confusingly raw expression. Boasting kings, queens and bio-queens the night had something for almost […]

 Chris Williams

MARY’S PICTURE HOUSE | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

MARY’S PICTURE HOUSE | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

Cinemas serve alcohol these days so why shouldn’t bars show films, even better when it’s for charity! Mary’s – on Cardiff’s St Mary’s Street – has just launched Mary’s Picture House, where they will be showing LGBT+ themed classic movies. Their first showing was the 1990 documentary – and essential viewing for anyone who considers themselves a fan […]

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LA VOIX | INTERVIEW

LA VOIX | INTERVIEW

La Voix – the drag queen who went from the Vauxhall Tavern to Britain’s Got Talent – is now taking on the world, as she brings her new show Red Hot Globe Trot to Wales Millennium Centre’s cabaret bar, Ffresh. In her shows, La Voix is known for her uncanny singing-sound-alikes of big names and voices. […]

 Chris Williams

HEY MARY | CLUB REVIEW

HEY MARY | CLUB REVIEW

At the end of this month’s Hey Mary, a queer/alternative/inclusive club night in Cardiff, it was remembered that June 12th was a year since the massacre in Orlando’s Pulse nightclub. Hey Mary usually takes place the first Friday of every month but as it was moved back a week because of the football in Cardiff, June’s […]

 Chris Williams

MEET THE QUEENS OF CARDIFF PART 3 | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

MEET THE QUEENS OF CARDIFF PART 3 | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

Following on from the first and second part in the series, Chris Williams speaks with more of Cardiff’s drag queens. What about female drag queens? We’re not talking about female cross-dressing here – that’s drag kings. Female drag queens have been around for a long time – but they are only becoming widely known about now. Known as […]

 Chris Williams

MEET THE QUEENS OF CARDIFF PART 2 | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

MEET THE QUEENS OF CARDIFF PART 2 | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

Following on from the first part in the series, Chris Williams speaks with the Cardiff drag queens who make up the Drag group the International League of Dianas; they also host Hey Mary, an alternative and queer/inclusive club night. Lucy Fur, 24 How long have you been doing drag? About four years, but only properly for about two and […]