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The drag community lost a trailblazer with the passing of Mother Flawless Sabrina Friday night. Born Jack Doroshow in Philadelphia in 1939, she helped transform drag from an amusement for straight people into an art form that celebrated queer identity.
Doroshow first tried on women’s clothing as an 8-year-old, and by 19 had perfected the Sabrina […]

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Editor’s Picks!!!…06.27-06.29

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Friday 06.27


Down and Derby

Are you ready to rumble??? Then get over to Down and Derby tonight for kick-ass skating. Boys in knee-high tube socks, neon tanks, and Richard Simmons inspired headbands….girls in metallic hot pants, belly tops, and rhinestone studded skate keys. It’s all so wrong and super retro right! Djs Anthony Batista, Nugget, and Rok One.

Studio B, 259 Banker St bet Meserole Ave and Calyer St, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 10pm, $7, www.downandderby.org

Salman Rushdie and Jeffrey Eugenides

Controversial author Salman Rushdie, best know for his work The Satanic Verses, reads from his latest book The Enchantress of Florence– the story of a woman attempting to command her own destiny in a man’s world. Plus, issues of gender, power, and fantasy will be discussed with novelist Jeffrey Eugenides.


Celeste Bartos Forum at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, 42nd St at Fifth Ave, 212-868-4444, 7pm, $10

Saturday 06.28

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School

It’s not just another dodgy live art class! Dr. Sketchy’s, co-founded by NY Times illustrator Molly Crabapple, brings burlesque, circus freaks, and ‘rippled man hunks’ together for an afternoon of culture and drawing. Today’s lesson is a tribute to Star Trek’s Lieutenant Uhura…get into the cheekbones!

The Lucky Cat, 245 Grand St bet Driggs Ave and Roebling St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 718-782-0437, 3pm, $10, www.drsketchy.com

Skool: Macy Gray

Following in the footsteps of another former-celebrity-turned-DJ Boy George, Macy Gray’s gotta pay the rent! Check out her house music spin tonight.

Hiro Ballroom at The Maritime Hotel, 88 Ninth Ave at 17th St, 212-625-8553, 10pm, $20

Sunday 06.29

NYC Pride March

It’s that time of year again where queens don full regalia, kings go fishing, and virgins get impaled…It’s the gay pride march! Celebrity tranny Candis Cayne and legendary rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker serve as grand marshalls, leading the procession of the disenfranchised down to The Piers…let’s hope they don’t fall off! Pride party afterwards with DJs Joe Gauthreaux and Tracy Young.

Fifth Ave and 52nd St to Greenwich and Christopher Sts, noon, free, www.nycpride.org

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