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Drag queens took the house down in the Student Center on Friday.

The event, hosted by student LGBTQA student organization Spectrum DePaul, is a student favorite, with students piling in to see their favorite Chicago queens perform.

Professional drag queens Bambi Banks and Khloe Park emceed the event, entertaining the crowd and presenting each performer.

Banks, a DePaul alum, started a drag group while a student with fellow queen Travis Fiero, who was also present at the show.

Queens took to the stage, performing and interacting with the crowd for tips. The performances included dance routines and stand-up sets, showcasing a wide array of diverse talent.

The professional show follows the Student Drag Show that took place at DePaul in February.

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MC Bambi Banks (left) stands with Travis Fiero (right) after a performance by Fiero at the Student Center on Friday. Fiero mentioned to the audience that they both are DePaul alumni and started a drag group during their time at DePaul.

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Travis Fiero bends backwards during their performance at the Annual Drag Show hosted by Spectrum DePaul.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hinkypunk dances to Temporary Gold by Kate Boy on Friday at the DePaul Lincoln Park Student Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Maureen Sandiego performs a stand up routine and gets the audience laughing by joking about her unemployment and misfortunes in 

 

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Drag Queen Sapphire Felicia gets handed a tip from someone in the crowd during her performance.

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