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Lulu Fatale dramatically leans back and to the left as she performs. A large purple flower can be seen in her black hair. She is also wearing red-soled heels and a silver studded bra.

GSEC’s erotic art show: drag, burlesque and art

Ariana Powell, City Editor // April 4, 2023

Hurricane Fran came out in a pink feathered robe and eventually teased it off while sauntering around the stage during Chico State’s Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition's erotic art show on Thursday,...

GSEC Coordinator Abraham Trujillo and a lineup of performers. Photo taken by Sel Hartman

Drag is for everyone

Samanta Sanchez, Reporter // November 2, 2022

Men dress up as women, women dress up as men and people who are neither dress as either.  There are so many misconceptions about drag. Most people think that drag is only for people that identify...

Joseph Lau, who performs as J-Lau, is a local drag performer based in Chico. During quarantine, Lau has participated in a new online wave of drag shows, usually done through livestreams.
Courtesy of Joseph Lau

Chico drag performers serve virtual elegance

Danielle Kessler, Staff Writer // April 22, 2020

Among Chico’s renowned nightlife and social scene, the drag community is one that is prominent and growing. The shelter-in-place order has changed the way the drag scene can promote itself. In what...

Performer Tucker Noir entertains onlookers with dance rendition to Singing in the Rain during the Stonewall Chico Pride celebration in the downtown plaza on Saturday. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

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Olyvia Simpson // August 27, 2018

Performer Tucker Noir entertains onlookers with dance rendition to "Singing in the Rain" during the Stonewall Chico Pride celebration in the downtown plaza on Saturday.

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