2019 Seattle Pride Parade Announcers
Described as an aggressively transgressive post-drag artist, Arson Nicki reigns over a beautiful and dynamic Seattle realm. Their gender adventurous thought-provoking drag and impeccably curated DJ sets make for unforgettable nightlife. They produce and perform at Fresh once every three months at 18th & Union, and they are the resident DJ at Tush, every last Thursday at Clock-Out Lounge. Follow them on Instagram @arsonnicki and find quick links to more of their work at https://linktr.ee/arsonnicki
Unifying and uplifting voices within the QTPoC (Queer and Trans People of Color) community, CarLarans is an electro/hip-hop artist, musician, host, and community activist. Creator and host of The Beat! A local night-life talk show featuring interviews and performances from rising stars in Seattle’s queer music scene. The show is presented and filmed in collaboration with Queerspace Magazine. His newest album RAW HNNY will be available on all music platforms Earth Day, April 22nd, preceded by an album release show at Timbre Room Seattle, Wednesday, April 17th. Visit CarLarans.com for more.
Seattle own bustling blonde businesswomen Cookie Couture is the producer & host of monthly drag events Queen4Queen (3rd Thursdays at Pony) & West End Girls (last Saturdays at Skylark), as well as R Place’s RuPaul’s Drag Race viewing parties & their massively popular local drag competition showcase So You Think You can Drag! Follow Cookie’s escapades on Instagram at @cookiecouturequeen. When Cookie’s not applying metric tons of make-up to her face, she enjoys spending time with her family, hanging out with her Bulldog & laughing at her own jokes.
From Bacon Strip to Rainbow Bingo, hosting DonnaTella Vs Humanity at Gamma Ray Games, and events with Team Diva Real Estate, including Divas Take The Hill, DonnaTella is a party girl around town. A new class of queen mixing substance and style, each performance is unique and memorable. Having completed reigns as Miss Gay Seattle, Imperial Princess, Czarina of Capitol Hill and recently Olympia XLV representing throughout Western Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Canada as Empress of Seattle, making herself available to appear and perform wherever she is needed to support the community. Follow them on Facebook at donnatellahowe
For over 25 years, Seattle’s own Gaysha Starr entertains and captivates audiences with their quick wit, glamorous looks and memorable performances. A self identified single LadyBoy (S)he is the store manager of a luxury retailer in Bellevue, WA and proud parent of a one year old rescue pup, Nico. They will host The 2019 Gay Washington Pageant, Saturday, April 6 at the Tacoma LaQuinta Hotel; Three Dollar Bill Cinema “It’s Good To Be Queen” Dinner & Auction, Saturday, April 13 at Block 41; The 2019 Filipino Open House, Sunday, April 14 at the Muckleshoot Casino; Seattle Red Dress, Co-Hostess, Saturday, May 25 at 415 Westlake.
To book Gaysha Starr visit them at www.gayshastarr.com Follow them on Facebook at gayshastarr
Never forgetting where she comes from Ruth Soto aka LatinRose expresses her roots in all she does. She is a Latin Grammy Academy member since 2017 and the last & reigning Seattle Pride Idol. LatinRose has won multiple awards and was inducted into the Univision Seattle Latin Music Awards Hall of Fame. She is working on her 5th album which will be up for a Grammy consideration for 2019. She is also a social justice activist for the Latin and LGBTQ communities. Her newest endeavor is sharing a show “Spanglish” on the Latinohitsfm music app and website Monday through Friday from 5:30-7:00 pm with her fiance.
As a Miss Gay Seattle and Miss Gay Washington titleholder, Londyn works with the Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle raising funds for charitable organizations while performing drag. She uplifts the drag community with inclusive involvement of new talent and varying perspectives. Watching Londyn perform is electrifying. Londyn graces the stage of West End Girls, Lashes, Thirsty Thursday, Heels!, Tuesday Temptations, Tush, and Rapture. This will be the second year Londyn will be a Seattle Pride Parade Announcer. Follow them on Instagram at l.bshaw
Ms. Briq House is a cultural innovator, an advocate of sexual liberation through education, and experiential instructor of intimacy. A proud size 16 goddess, she is among this year’s Top 50 Most Influential Burlesque Figures in the world list. Executive Producer of the only monthly all People of Color Burlesque Revue in the PNW. You can find the Sunday Night Shuga Shaq: An All People of Color Burlesque Revue at Theatre off Jackson the 2nd Sunday of every month. She also produces Quink Social Club: A Kink friendly social exclusively for People Of Color. Follow her on Instagram/Twitter @Ms.Briqhousem and visit Msbriqhouse.com for more.
Thadayus is Seattle’s Hyper Galactic Merking. His love of drag started when he moved to Florida to dance for Disney. Since returning to Seattle, Thadayus has performed at The 5th Avenue Theatre, Village Theatre and all over capitol hill’s performance art scene. After 8 years of drag exploration, he’s embraced extreme masculine performance art (hyper drag), with original music, 2D galactic, aquatic looks & funny lip sync numbers. He hosts PROUD, a showcase featuring queer singers with a different theme challenges each show, at Le Faux Playhouse. For more information and upcoming performances, visit Thadayus And The Electrofunks @ _Thadayus on Instagram.