Drag / Pageants

Reign XIII

July 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, August 2018 Issue. The Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona is a nonprofit organization that’s steeped in tradition – from the pomp and circumstance of [...]

The Queer Agenda

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Edward Castro, July 2018 Issue. In February, a new era of entertainment emerged in Phoenix’s drag scene with a new agenda. This form of creative expression may not be [...]

VAMP

June 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Staff, July 2018 Issue. What started out as Tucson’s horror-inspired drag concept in November 2015, has grown into a touring phenomenon that’s generating a diverse [...]

The Pageant Savage

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, July 2017 Issue. Competing on the national stage at the Miss Gay USofA At Large pageant in Dallas this September won’t be an entirely new experience for [...]

Reign XII

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, July 2017 Issue. Within the Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona, Akasha Knight and Dave McQueen have held many complementary titles over the years. Now, the [...]

Making it Reign

May 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

By KJ Philp, June 2017 Issue. Eddie Broadway is a man of man titles: Mister Phoenix Pride, Echo Readers’ Choice Awards winner and Hall of Fame inductee, dad (to Dee Jae [...]

Competing for the Crown

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Courtesy of Phoenix Pride, April 2017 Issue. The Miss and Mister Phoenix Pride Pageant is a community event supported by local community organizations and numerous female and [...]

Arizona Entertainer of the Year X

February 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, December 2016 Issue. Since 2008, the Arizona Entertainer of the Year (EOY) had offered state-level platform for a wide variety of entertainers to showcase [...]

The Fourth Time’s A Charm

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, August 2016 Issue. After three consecutive years as first alternate to Miss Gay Arizona America, Savannah Stevens earned her crown in a tiebreaker June 26 at [...]

Game of Thrones

May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, June 2016 Issue. Nearly two months have passed since Naomi St. James and George “Geo” Johnson were crowned Miss and Mister and Phoenix Pride 2016, [...]

Kriis DiKay crowned Mr. Arizona EOY 2016

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, May 2016 Issue. Meet the other 2016 titleholders here. With a strong background in ballet, jazz and hip-hop dance, Kriis DiKay entered Tucson’s male [...]

Arizona Entertainer of the Year 2016

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Laura Latzko, May 2016 Issue. The 2016 Arizona Entertainers of the Year were crowned in four categories March 6 at the Wyndham Garden Phoenix Midtown. The winners include [...]
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