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Drag Queen Miranda Kherr lip syncs Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) by ABBA on the runway Friday at the CAB Drag Show. Five drag queens lip synced and performed drag to pop songs in the Duke Ellington Ballroom. (Rachel Cormier | Northern Star)

Drag Queens come back to NIU

By Rachel Cormier, News Reporter | March 24, 2024

DeKALB – Friday night, NIU was greeted by royalty as five drag queens delivered a night of passion, glamor and excitement to an awaiting crowd. The queens arrived not in regal attire, but in sequins and thigh high boots. Whether the crowd was being...

CAB to host free drag show for students

By Nick Glover, Lifestyle Editor | March 23, 2023

DeKALB – The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is hosting a free drag show from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday in the Duke Ellington Ballroom at the Holmes Student Center. The event will feature drag artists like Flicky Fourloko and Aleyna Couture, who will...

The Egyptian Theatre is located downtown DeKalb at 135 N. 2nd Street.

Plan for a drag show and musical performance Saturday

By Sarah Rose, Managing Editor | March 21, 2023

Not guilty pleasures drag show From 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. NIU’s Holmes Student Center will host a drag show charity fundraiser that will take place in the Duke Ellington Ballroom. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and $60 for a table...

Drag queens dazzle House

By Ginger Simons | July 30, 2018

The fourth installment of the Miss Fits drag shows Saturday brought personality and glamour to the House Cafe stage, 263 E Lincoln Highway, enthralling the audience with dazzling performances from divine divas.The event, hosted by DeKalb drag queen Amethyst...

Drag Show, Vogue Ball allow amateur performers to showcase skills

By KeAndre Worthy | October 21, 2013

Drag performers, professional and amateur, showcased their skills at Friday’s Fall Drag Show and the first annual Vogue Ball.The two events were held at the same time and featured performers showcasing their drag skills as well as letting audience members...