Jul 22, 2008

Interview in San Francisco Chronicle

photo by Aaron Dressin

Queen Harish dances in drag

Monday, July 21, 2008

"I like to copy the Bollywood actresses," Queen Harish says with a chuckle. "But not the new kinds with the very short, short clothes." She prefers the colorful, traditional full skirts of her native Rajasthan. After being featured in the musical documentary "When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan," Indian drag sensation Queen Harish has become quite the jet-setter. New York, London, Barcelona, Tokyo - "the dancing, whirling, desert drag queen," as she calls herself, is everywhere, flying in for celebrity weddings, giant outdoor concerts and gay parties.
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Jul 21, 2008


I am on the west coast since 2 weeks, and i am leaving Los Angeles for Seattle today.
I had a fabulous time in Los Angeles!! Performing with Cheb i Sabbah at Getty Center, in a loft at Donovan, teaching workshops with Jenna and walking on the wild side with Princesss Farhana !!!!
I cant wait to come back !!!!

First city in California I arrive in San Diego, invited by Danyavaad, a dance and music collective with dancers Leilainia and her very talented sister on the fronthead. They have a wonderful entertainment vision and we look look forward to explore it further very soon!!

Before reaching California, i stopped for some days in the small city of Portales in New Mexico, invited by Yolanda Del Rio who is bringing world dances and cultures in this community. It was lovely!!

Jul 1, 2008

5 Days in New York

Performance at Drom:

Ultra Party & Performance at Tribal Dance Festival in Brooklyn organised by
Trisha McBride and Joy.
I love the American Bellydancers community because they love me too!

My first workshop in NYC at Bellyqueens, sponsored by Kaeshi:

God is with me!
I met with Rupa & The April Fishes at Drom Gypsy Club and she invited me to perform at her show at Central Park Summer Stage!!
My last performance on this stage was back in 1999...

I cant believe what happened to me while performing at the Post Pride Parade event "Color Me Queer"
, a Desilicious Sholay event.

If the video does not load ( ?? ) please watch it from here

I still miss photos of the performance at Jebon, please send me!

and if any better photos please send also!!

Now i will travel to New Mexico, California, and Seattle.
More photos very soon on this blog!
See you during the tour!!
Consult my tour list in the rightside column to catch up with me!