drag queen http://kalw.org en The Grandmother of drag, a lighthouse for the gay community http://kalw.org/post/grandmother-drag-lighthouse-gay-community <p></p><p>With the popularity of drag on the rise, audiences around the country looking for entertainment can turn to Broadway's production of "Priscilla: Queen of the Desert" and televisions shows like "RuPaul's Drag Race." But here in San Francisco, drag shows happen most nights of the week. If you head out often enough, chances are you will encounter San Francisco drag icon Glamamore.<br><br>Recently, KALW's Daniel Moore found Glamamore before a performance, and she told him just who Glamamore is.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:59:32 +0000 Daniel Moore 32001 at http://kalw.org The Grandmother of drag, a lighthouse for the gay community Marlena's Curtain Call: a documentary remembering a Hayes Valley gay bar and community hub http://kalw.org/post/marlenas-curtain-call-documentary-remembering-hayes-valley-gay-bar-and-community-hub <p></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial"><span style="font-size: 12px;">Marlena’s was a Hayes Valley gathering place that helped knit the city together through good cheer and glitzy drag numbers. But the neighborhood has changed and t</span><span style="font-size: 12px;">he iconic bar closed earlier this spring.</span></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:18:31 +0000 David Boyer 29325 at http://kalw.org Marlena's Curtain Call: a documentary remembering a Hayes Valley gay bar and community hub