Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

We could always use a little extra cash, but the past week has found us particularly penniless (thanks a lot, Duke). So when we heard rumblings about the Tranny Roadshow, we thought: How fortuitous! Finally, we can get some professionals to put a price our Dolly Parton wigs, shimmery pantyhose and darned impressive array of falsies. But then we learned that this is not an appraisal-fest — à la PBS' long-running Antiques Roadshow — but rather a smart, fun celebration of transgendered artists. Works for us: The transgendered community continues its fight for deserved acceptance, and the cheekily named Tranny Roadshow brings writers, musicians, comedians and actors — each of whom identify as transgendered — together for a multimedia performance that's as entertaining as it is enlightening. Spend time with violinist/vocalist Tona Brown, author Dylan Scholinksi and Denver Zine Library founders Jamez Terry and Kelly Shortandqueer, among others, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Ursa's Fireside Café on the campus of Washington University (Forsyth and Skinker boulevards). Admission is free; for more information call 314-935-2200 or e-mail pridewu@gmail.com. And who knows — maybe one of those Antiques Roadshow appraisers will show up in a Cher outfit. Trompe l'oeil, indeed!
Wed., April 12

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Latest in Night & Day

More by Brooke Foster

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 1, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation