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Since VH1’s Emmy-award winning reality-TV competition “RuPaul’s Drag Race” has turned households on to the art of drag, female impersonators from all over are now climbing the ladder toward superstar status — with many of them breaking out from their ordinary late-night club routines and pageantry regimen. Now you can find many of the “Drag Race” alums releasing their own Billboard-charting singles, spin-off shows, viral YouTube videos and even headlining national and international tours.
Just in time for the holiday season, “A Drag Queen Christmas” — a 30-date drag all-star tour — has been revived and is now working its way down the roadways of America. It is expected to roll through town this month at the historic 1,800-seat Buckhead Theatre. This time, the tour comes with a bundle of “Drag Race” queens from Sea-
For starters, the rounds of saucy reading — one of the key ingredients behind “Drag Race’s” sudden popularity, with roots stemming from the iconic 1990 documentary “Paris is Burning” — is definitely part of the act. Taylor, who now lives infamously in the
By J. MATTHEW COBB