Lecture by Ceasar Hart – Drag Culture Beyond Entertainment

Thursday, June 16, 2022
7 PM, Mid-Columbia Libraries – Keewaydin Park Branch (405 S. Dayton Street)Typically held at bars and nightclubs, drag is a form of entertainment in which a performer uses clothing and makeup to impersonate a particular gender identity, usually of the opposite sex. Yet drag is so much more than nightclub entertainment—it provides community, instills self-confidence, and can even save lives.Join drag king performer Ceasar Hart and explore the history of drag culture and why it is so important for many in the LGBTQ+ community. Discover the impact of this art form, and how it can be used not only to raise awareness and advocate for LGBTQ+ acceptance but also as a powerful vehicle for individual self-expression.About the speaker: Ceasar Hart (he/him) has been a drag king performer in the Pacific Northwest for over a decade. Alongside graduating recently from Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in communications, he has produced his own drag shows in Grays Harbor and co-hosted stages for both Seattle Pride and Seattle PrideFest. Hart lives in Grays Harbor.

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Date

Jun 16 2022

Time

7:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location

Keewaydin Park Branch - Mid-Columbia Libraries
405 S. Dayton Street, Kennewick, WA
Website
https://www.midcolumbialibraries.org/branch/keewaydin-park
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