That was delirious!!
Amazing performances by beloved Berlin queers and queens as they quarantine all over town! Pansy, hostess of Pansy’s House of Presents, Berlin’s incredibly popular drag show, and Gieza Poke, hostess of pre-show The Poke House, went live on Twitch last night. Above, marvelous performer Lola Rose showed the empty street her hot pink secret self in a fabulous number recorded earlier in the day.
Below, my first-ever drawing from a livestream, a very bad drawing of Gieza Poke!
Drawing from the screen is completely and entirely different from drawing from life.
I have drawn Gieza on three other occasions and never created such a mess.
Hostess Pansy had wonderful makeup and brought adorable rescue greyhound Tina (“like Tina Turner”) on for a cameo.
I am shocked by how little this drawing looks like her. I have also drawn Pansy before, damn well.
HP Loveshaft did an incredible and sexy number to “Dancing With Myself” from their hallway.
I made a terrible drawing of this gorgeous drag king! Even though I have drawn them in the past.
I do kind of like the drawing I made of Fifi Fantôme dancing on her rooftop!
And I like the one of Lola, as loose and messy as it is. If my Patrons enjoy these goofy drawings, I’ll keep trying every week.
Pansy is doing an incredible thing working to livestream the previously scheduled performances every Tuesday.
She is hoping to raise money to pay the performers, pay beloved queer clubhouse Monster Ronsons the rent she would have paid them, and keep performers’ spirits up.
Gieza’s loving, sassy humor and Pansy’s indomitable message of inclusion, diversity, solidarity and social justice were so revitalizing to me yesterday. The comments in the chat were hilarious too!
You can watch these wild livestreams for free on Twitch (so easy to set up an account) and also easily tip the performers or pay the regular ten euro entry fee if you can.
Gieza’s twitch is here and Pansy’s is here.
You can pre-order merch, including the super popular Drag Saves Lives shirts and totes, here.
I am so grateful to my Patrons on Patreon, whose monthly financial support makes it possible for me work safely at home.
As usual these drawings are licensed Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) for all to share and enjoy!
In addition, I release the copyright on each drawing to the performer shown and they may use the drawings for their own profit and pleeeasssure in any way they choose.
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